You’ve only heard half of what Remy Bonny has to say about the state of the LGBTQ movement in Europe and the former Soviet Republics! His interview with our William Brougham concludes on the next This Way Out (Sept. 16). Meanwhile, here’s a video of Remy speaking at the World Pride 2019 celebration, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in New York City.
Belgian queer rights academic/advocate Remy Bonny unmasks Putin’s anti-LGBTQ power play!
Emmy-nominated YouTube star Randy Rainbow crucifies Trump’s messiah complex in Cheeto-Christ, Stupid-Czar!
Philippines marriage equality lawsuit fails on a technicality, gay U.S. husband sues for Japanese spousal status, British Columbia court backs trans-teen’s hormone therapy, Boston judge punishes “Straight Pride” protesters, thousands join Bermuda’s first LGBTQ Pride Parade, and more international LGBTQ news!
Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of September 9, 2019
A marriage equality lawsuit filed by gay attorney Jesus Falcis III is dismissed by the Philippines Supreme Court on the grounds that the plaintiff lacked standing, the British Columbia Court of Appeals tells a father that he cannot stop his trans teen son’s hormone therapy, courtroom drama follows the battle over the Boston’s “Straight Pride Parade,” 6,000 marchers exceed expectations to take to the streets for Bermuda’s first Pride Parade, and more! Subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly news. See thiswayout.org for transcript and more information.
On our September 2nd show, Mardi Gras representatives Kate Wickett and Nana Miss Koori (a.k.a. Graham Simms) told our Barry McKay why Sydney, Australia is a strong contender for World Pride 2023. Watch the organizers’ pitch video!
Sydney, Australia is hot to host World Pride 2023, and organizers Kate Wickett and Nana Miss Koori (a.k.a. Graham Simms) tell correspondent Barry McKay how they plan to argue their case!
The Australian government proposes protections for religious bigotry, Victoria reforms state trans birth certificate rules, Oaxaca lawmakers approve marriage equality, Istanbul nixes the third annual “Queer Olympix,” “Straight Pride” parades hate in Modesto and Boston, and more international LGBTQ news!
Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of September 2, 2019
A draft Religious Discrimination Bill would legalize anti-LGBTQ faith-based bias in Australia, the Mexican state of Oaxaca opens civil marriage to same-gender couples, Istanbul’s third annual Queer Olympix games are banned at the last minute, counter-protesters far outnumber participants at a “Straight Pride Rally” in Modesto, California, and more! See this week’s complete program summary for transcript.
Brazil’s proudly homophobic President Jair Bolsonaro has stepped in to order the national film agency ANCINE to withdraw financial support for a five-episode TV series Afronte, written and directed by Bruno Victor and Marcus Azevedo. Here’s a trailer for the documentary short version of the series. A group of queer Brazilian filmmakers is reportedly planning to file a legal challenge to the new policy.
Fiction and Documentary style come together to display the process of empowerment and transformation of Victor Hugo, a black gay young men who lives in the suburbs of DF, Brazilian Capital. His story comes along with interviews of other young men, which stories review different forms of resilience, in discourses of valorizing the young black gay men.
Radical gay men like Don Kilhefner and the late Mark Thompson have been believing in Faeries for 40 years this week, and in a 2009 conversation they recalled how it all began!
A Rainbow Minute that’s as Gay as Gertrude Stein!
And in NewsWrap: Chinese lawmakers reject equal marriage, the Palestinian Authority bans pro-LGBTQ events in the West Bank, Brazil’s Bolsonaro blocks funding for a gay TV series, a U.S. Justice Dept. Supreme Court brief argues against discrimination protections for trans people, and more international LGBTQ news!
Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of August 26, 2019