Buttigieg Blasts Off!

“Mayor Pete” officially announces his U.S. presidential bid and shares a lesbian journalist-to-gay candidate chat with Rachel Maddow … but not all agree that his record is rosy.

Marriage equality debuts in Japan’s court system, European Lesbian Conference overcomes teargas-toting protesters in Ukraine, St. Petersburg “Day of Silence” activists arrested, Malaysian activist questioned on human rights UN speech, Trump’s trans military ban victims mount, Indiana evangelical college petition paints Pence as pariah, and more international LGBTQ news!

Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of April 22, 2019

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This Way Out’s NewsWrap: Apr. 22, 2019

A Japanese court hears the country’s first marriage equality case, the European Lesbian Conference in Kyiv proceeds despite violent right-wing attack, 11 tape-gagged Russian “Day of Silence” protesters arrested in St. Petersbutg, Malaysian activist Numan Afifi is questioned regarding his UN speech describing anti-LGBTQ discrimination, and more! Subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly news.

Bang Your Drum NOW!

When the LGBTQ community is under attack, what do we do?

Arm ourselves with information and beat the drum! Just like a community tribal drum, This Way Out sends LGBTQ signals of Pride and warning in dangerous times!

Bang Your Drum NOW!

Support This Way Out and the LGBTQ nonprofit community on April 18 for #GiveOUTDay! This is lucky year #7 of our being a part of Give OUT Day, a 24-hour online fundraising competition that unites the LGBTQ community across the US and beyond to raise critically needed funds to support LGBTQ nonprofits like ours. Every dollar makes a difference on Give OUT Day!

 

Bad Betsy & Queer Housewarming!

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos flunks the trans teen protections test administered by Congressmember Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) … and Randy Rainbow!

U.S. Congressmember Adam Schiff (D-CA) and actor-activist Lily Tomlin are among the guests for the grand ribbon-cutting at L.A.’s new multi-million-dollar LGBTQ complex!

Trump’s military trans ban takes effect, Russian transwoman wins landmark job rights case, Cayman Islands government blocks lesbian wedding, Brunei boycott against the Sultan’s Sharia balloons, “Marlon Bundo’s” gay Pence bunny parody becomes public enemy #2, and more international LGBTQ news!

Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of April 15, 2019

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NewsWrap: Apr. 15, 2019

Trump administration implements ban on trans troops in US military, Russian court rules in favor of fired transwoman, winning lesbian litigants prevented from marrying pending Cayman Islands equality appeal, Brunei boycott gains support from additional corporations, governments and celebrities, and more! Be the first on your block to hear NewsWrap each week by subscribing to our YouTube channel!

“The Web Opera”

Technology, privacy and suicide underscore the haunting three-part production of a true story now streaming online!

Chicago elects an African-American lesbian mayor, and she’s not the only winning queer woman!

More big names and businesses join Brunei boycott, Cayman Islands appeals court-ordered marriage equality, U.S. Attorney General investigates injustice at his Justice Department, Chick-fil-A loses its “Buffalo wings,” and more international LGBTQ news!

Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of April 8, 2019

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