YouTube’s star queer creators sue the platform and its parent Google for suppressing LGBTQ-positive content, a Belfast baker’s refusal to make a marriage equality cake lands the religious freedom issue in the European Court of Human Rights, the Trump Labor Department plans to roll back Obama’s LGBTQ workplace protections using the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of a Colorado baker, U.S. trans student activist Gavin Grimm wins his four-year campus bathroom case, and more! See this week’s complete program summary for transcript.
John Dyer V found John Kelly’s one man show to be a moving memoir of the multi-media artist’s decades of creative output, political action, and cultural commentary. Here’s a taste of the Los Angeles REDCAT production!
The Rainbow Minute celebrates the 50th anniversary of history’s greatest music festival and The Man Who Saved Woodstock!
US terrorists target the LGBTQ community as mass shootings escalate and gun control measures are stalled in the Senate … but queer activists and allies remain committed to change!
Uruguay trans rights rollback defeated by apathy, Ireland’s P.M. parades his Pride in Belfast, queer ads spark Coke boycott in Hungary, Sydney City Councillor fined for vilifying gay neighbor, and more international LGBTQ news!
Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of August 12, 2019
Voters fail to show up for Uruguay initiative to overturn pro-transgender laws, gay Republic of Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar goes to Northern Ireland to march for Pride, right-wing Fidesz Party MP István Boldog tells Hungarians to stop drinking Coca Cola because of its “Love is Love” ads, Sydney City Councillor Julie Passas has been fined for verbally harassing her gay neighbor over his rainbow flag, and more! See this week’s complete program summary for transcript.
A whole list of questions about Straight Pride events are raised by the young queers of OutCasting Overtime!
Once upon a time in the Oval Office, Bill Clinton’s political choices reveal insights into US politics today!
Victim Number One of the US ban on LGBT service members was discharged by George Washington himself in a Rainbow Minute!
Montenegro rejects same-gender couple rights, Warsaw court overrules anti-queer sticker, Justin Trudeau’s gay bar visit makes Canadian history, “Christian” Israel Folau files wrongful termination lawsuit against Rugby Australia, and more international LGBTQ news!
Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of August 5, 2019
Montenegro’s Parliament defeats a measure to legally recognize same-gender couples, a Warsaw District Court orders a rightwing Polish magazine to stop distributing “LGBT-Free Zone” stickers, P.M. Justin Trudeau becomes the first Canadian head of government to visit a gay bar, far-right Christian player Israel Folau sues Rugby Australia for unlawful termination over homophobic social media comments, and more! See this week’s complete program summary for transcript.
Founding father Mo B. Dick drags gender politics into king performances!
YouTube’s fabulous musical satirist Randy Rainbow reams the Suckers who toady for Trump!
Japan elects a gay activist to its Upper House, U.K. Tories pick Trumpish Boris Johnson as Prime Minister, an Australian-French couple’s case pushes Bulgarian marriage equality, Dominica’s anti-gay sex laws are challenged, Polish police protect Bialystok’s first Pride march, and more international LGBTQ news!
Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of July 29, 2019
Taiga Ishikawa runs on LGBTQ equality and wins election as Japan’s first out gay national lawmaker, Bulgaria’s top court okays the recognition of an Australian-French lesbian couple’s legal marriage, a gay man files suit to test Dominica’s laws against same-gender sex, homophobic hooligans busted for attempting to disrupt the first Pride march in the Polish city of Bialystok, and more! See this week’s complete program summary for transcript.
Once the scene of a horrific homophobic hate crime, the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida has become a shrine of the movement. This Way Out’s Lucia Chappelle joins members of Metropolitan Community Church on a visit to the site of the 2016 mass shooting.
Britain’s new 50-pound banknotes will pay tribute to persecuted World War II hero Alan Turing.
Russia racks up another Euro-Court loss over LGBTQ rights, Moscow social workers are investigated for allowing gay dads to adopt, a lesbian couple sues Serbia for civil partnerships, Canadian Anglicans narrowly nix marriage canon equality, Martin and Bunny join the chorus of protests over Puerto Rico’s governor, and more international LGBTQ news!
Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of July 22, 2019