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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Rev. Gwen’s Gospel & GOP Game Plan!


Transgender Arkansas activist Rev. Gwen Fry’s transition becomes an Episcopal transfiguration (interviewed by Abby Dees).

U.S. House Republicans wrangle a vote for discrimination as out Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (NY) and Democratic House Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) go down to defeat (with a report by Pacifica Radio’s Mark Mericle).

And in NewsWrap: the international IDAHOT celebration of LGBT rights fights phobias, Bolivia enacts a progressive trans rights bill, Muslim countries ban queer-friendly groups from U.N. AIDS conference, U.S. confirms an openly gay Secretary of the Army, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Sarah Sweeney (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Dueling Toilets!


It’s North Carolina versus the Feds as the Obama administration joins U.S. transgender bathroom battles! Our comprehensive coverage includes the dueling lawsuits announced by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

And in NewsWrap: Italy’s civil unions law is a glass half full, Bermuda sets the date for a referendum on same-gender unions, Tokyo Pride peaks as Japan’s school bullying surges, a new poll discovers majority U.S. support for trans rights, Tennessee trades tourism for a bigotry bill, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Abby Dees and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Bartlett Takes Brighton!


Award-winning British writer/playwright/historian Neil Bartlett’s Stella, the story of 19th century gender-fluid performer (nee Ernest Bolton), steals the show at the Brighton Fringe Festival! (An exclusive interview from Out in Brighton correspondent Kathy Caton.)

And in NewsWrap: Russian activists are busted where neo-Nazis march free, U.S. Methodist ministers defy Church policy ahead of a marriage equality vote, Obama’s Justice Department threatens North Carolina defunding over HB2, Kansas escapes bathroom bounty bills, an Alabama city U-turns on its anti-trans law, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Jason Proctor and John Dyer V (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Friday, May 06, 2016

Carolina Consequences!


The conflict around North Carolina’s anti-LGBT HB2 cranks up as civil disobedience protestors converge on the state capitol and President Barack Obama, Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Senator Ted Cruz, Governor Pat McCrory, and comedians Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert speak out.

And in NewsWrap: marriage equality becomes reality in Colombia, same-gender couples march down two island aisles, Australian P.M. Turnbull predicts marriage plebiscite triumph, Egypt imprisons another 11 gay men for "debauchery,” jihadists hack two Bangladeshi activists to death, Tennessee lawmakers give therapists a license to discriminate, the Salt Lake City Council comes out for Harvey Milk, and more international LGBT news reported this week by John Dyer V and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Friday, April 29, 2016

World of Wonder & RuPaul's Doll Race!


Drag artists and other "outsiders" orbit the reality TV/documentary empire responsible for Inside Deep Throat, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Million Dollar Listing, Mapplethrope: Look at the Pictures and RuPaul’s Drag Race. World of Wonder co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey talk about where they came from and what's in store (interviewed by Steve Pride)!

Plus a “profile in plastic”: a Rainbow Minute devoted to the RuPaul doll!

And in NewsWrap: pressure builds in Uganda for a revived Anti-Homosexuality Act, Jerusalem’s Pride predator is convicted of murder, two U.S. states are deemed dangerous for U.K. travelers, Virginia trans-teen’s federal appeal unclogs bathroom equality, North Carolina and Mississippi bad law backlash continues, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Carole Meyers (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Friday, April 22, 2016

Tar Heel & Natural States’ Strife!


North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory digs in despite derision from critics including Equality North Carolina’s Chris Srgo, Charlotte employment attorney Kevin Murphy, Democratic lawmaker Billy Richardson, and Daniel Cook’s YouTube-posted McCrory parody (with a report by Pacifica Radio’s Mark Mericle).

Trans LGBT rights advocate Rev. Gwen Fry defends Arkansas’ local anti-bias laws (interviewed by Abby Dees).

And in NewsWrap: activists attack the constitutionality of Kenya’s sex code, a court in China rules against a marriage equality lawsuit, the Roman Catholic Church pressures some 800 big Australian businesses to stop promoting marriage equality, anti-LGBT laws continue to roil Mississippi and Tennessee, Greg Louganis finally gets his Wheaties box, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Carole Meyers and John Dyer V (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Queer WonderCon & US Bias Booms!


LGBT geeks gather for a Los Angeles comic book convention with queer comics creators Alex Woolfson, David Reddish, Elizabeth Beier and Jon Mac (Entertainment Correspondent Steve Pride on the scene)!

A U.S. bias bills boon sparks a backlash against bigotry from NBA great Charles Barkley, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, Comedy Central's Trevor Noah, and out TV talk show icon Ellen DeGeneres … and another faux tourism ad from the folks at Funny or Die!

And in NewsWrap: Colombia's high court comes out for marriage equality, the new Pope's old Vatican nixes vows for queer couples, a U.S. federal appeals court reams Puerto Rico's equality-rejecting judge, Pennsylvania governor rings the LGBT Liberty Bell, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Jon Beaupre and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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Tarnished Tar Heels!


North Carolina toilets overflow with injustice! Our comprehensive coverage includes comments by Governor Pat McCrory, state Attorney General Roy Cooper, Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest, Equality North Carolina's Chris Srgo and Crystal Richardson, trans-man lawsuit plaintiff Joaquin Carcano, ACLU attorney Chase Strangio and the Human Rights Campaign’s Chad Griffin.

And in NewsWrap: Saudis threaten death for gay online liaisons, marriage equality finally comes to Greenland, Mississippi’s adoption ban bombs in federal court while state lawmakers okay a draconian new anti-LGBT law, Chinese film censors clear a gay love story for the big screen, PostNord proudly issues rainbow stamps of approval, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Carole Meyers and Michael LeBeau (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


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