Gay USA 2/17/2021

February 18, 2021

Biden outlaws anti-LGBT housing discrimination; gay NYC Councilmember Carlos Menchaca on his campaign for Mayor. ∎ Our guest later in our hour is Carlos Menchaca, an out gay City Council Member from Brooklyn who is running for Mayor of the City of New York. ∎ President Biden’s HUD says LGBTQ people covered under the Fair Housing Act. ∎ Passage of the Equality Act depends on ditching the filibuster but one bisexual Senator says she won’t let that happen. ∎ A Georgia bill would require a panel of three doctors to examine the genitalia of girls to decide whether they should be allowed to play girls’ sports. ∎ Groundbreaking gay singer Ari Gold has died at 47. ∎ An LGBT group opens an office in Ghana.

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Gay USA is a weekly news program recorded in the Manhattan Neighborhood Network Studios, that deals with gay, lesbian and LGBT issues and is hosted by longtime gay rights activists and journalists Andy Humm and Ann Northrop.

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