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Friday, November 10, 2017

Olympus, Dreamland and High School!


The novelized history of Vanda’s Olympus Nights on the Square and the rhythmic revolutions of Jennifer Maidman’s "Dreamland" CD capture the heart of Queer Life & Lit commentator Janet Mason.

Outcasting's queer teens Alex and Callie confront the complications that arise from careless outing (introduced by Dhruv and produced by Marc Sophos).

Plus Dumbledore’s love interest? The Wizard Gets Outed in a Rainbow Minute (produced by Judd Proctor and Brian Burns, read by Gracie Golden)!

And in NewsWrap: Bermuda backtracks on marriage equality, Hong Kong digs in against spousal rights, Trump’s military trans ban delegitimized in federal court, a Kenyan official blames gay tourists for lambda lions, and more international LGBT news reported this week by John Dyer V and Frances O’Brien (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Friday, November 03, 2017

Out in Oz Country!


As the “Yes” campaign works to save the rural children from Australia’s marriage plebiscite, country-bred, 24-year-old activist Russell Nankervis chats with our Barry McKay* about growing up away from big city lights, and what the plebiscite means to young people like him!

And in NewsWrap: Belarus jumps on the global homophobic repression bandwagon, Egypt expands its queer crackdown with an “anti-perversion” proposal, Trump’s DOJ backs his trans troops ban and a biased Colorado cake baker, Missouri appeals court equates gender stereotyping with unlawful sex bias, a high-profile Georgia state lawmaker suggests quarantining people with AIDS, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Tanya Kane-Parry and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


*See the video of Barry’s complete interview with Russell Nankervis at thiswayout.org!

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

High Noon Down Under!


Sydney’s rally to get out the final "Yes" votes in Australia’s marriage equality plebiscite brings a record-breaking 15,000 into the streets, including South Australian Green Party Senator Sarah Hansen-Young and activists Tiernan Brady and Cat Rose … while historian Shirleene Robinson notes how the country’s homophobic past plays into the plebiscite present! (Correspondent: Barry McKay)

Outcasting queer radio youth participants Nicia and Max help present trans-teen Quinn’s essay on the impact of Trump’s military ban. 

And in NewsWrap: Central Asia’s anti-queer purge spreads to Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Paraguay adopt "no promo homo" restrictions, Morocco’s human rights head slams LGBT "scum,” a North Carolina settlement may clear the state’s trans bathroom clog, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michael LeBeau and Sarah Sweeney (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Got the Plebiscite Blues???




If you missed Anthony Venn-Brown’s advice on How to Survive a Plebiscite, don’t let the political scene Down Under get you down under! You can see the video of Barry McKay’s complete interview with the former minister and veteran queer rights campaigner at thiswayout.org!

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Friday, October 20, 2017

“Exile” & “Self-Made Woman”!


A historic National Trust exhibit ropes Brits into honoring the exiled 19th Century landowner William John Bankes and the gay men who were hanged during the period. (UK correspondent Mary Milton visits Bankes’ Kingston Lacy in Dorsett).

Correspondent Dixie Treichel hears the true confessions of Self-Made Woman Denise DuBois.

And in NewsWrap: Burundi begins a "hunt" for homosexuals, the U.N. decries Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesian crackdowns, Greek trans-people win identity rights, Trump targets elderly same-gender couples and the rainbow flag, Mississippi legalizes faith-based bias, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Frances O’Brien and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Plebiscite Prognosis!


The "Yes" campaign is taking no chances, despite the polls predicting a victory for equality in Australia's postal marriage plebiscite. This Way Out Sydney correspondent Barry McKay takes a closer look - in the news and on the ground - to see if the optimism is well-founded.

Two Rainbow Minutes celebrate the advent of marriage equality in Spain and South Africa (read by Bill Lupoletti and Allen Browne, produced by Judd Proctor and Brian Burns).

And in NewsWrap: Egypt's "rainbow flag crackdown" mushrooms into mass arrests and a media blackout, Azerbaijan’s LGBTQ victims describe brutal assaults, same-gender couples begin married life in Germany, Anglicans sanction Scottish Episcopals for queer nuptials, Trump triples-down on opposing LGBTQ rights, and more international LGBT news reported this week by John Dyer V and Michele Yeater (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Friday, October 06, 2017

How to Survive a Plebiscite!


Former minister, writer, veteran queer rights campaigner, and mediator Anthony Venn-Brown offers advice as the ugliness of Australia's marriage plebiscite challenges queer mental health (with Sydney correspondent Barry McKay).

"Queer Life and Lit" commentator Janet Mason says the many talents of top 40 DJ/writer John Garabedian are on display in The Harmony of Parts.

And in NewsWrap: Tunisia abandons forced anal exam homosexuality "test,” a married British lesbian wins a Hong Kong spousal visa, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission fights Trump’s Justice Department in a federal workplace gay bias lawsuit, Russians Parade with Pride in Norway, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Jessica Andrea and John Dyer V (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Millett & Windsor Live On!


Sexual Politics author Kate Millett (died September 6) and DOMA defeater Edie Windsor (died September 12) leave behind their words of wisdom!

And in NewsWrap: Australia’s postal marriage plebiscite prompts hate protections and privacy concerns, U.S. trans military ban opponents beaten by GOP Senate head, Harvard disinvites intended Visiting Fellow Chelsea Manning, the U.N.’s first LGBT rights advocate reluctantly steps down, an Aussie teen defends his two moms, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Michele Yeater and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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