Gay USA 3/16/2022

March 17, 2022

Disney turmoil continues over anti-LGBTQ law; great Brandi Carlile speech to Human Rights Campaign dinner ∎ Texas court orders stop to criminal investigations into medical care for trans kids. ∎ Disney flips and opposes Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill, but governor unmoved and employees still angry.   ∎ Violence Against Women Act expands coverage of LGBTQ survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. ∎ Some grisly crimes within the LGBT community. ∎ Lesbian pioneer Leslie Cohen has died. ∎ UK court affirms bans on gay marriage in overseas territories.

Episode Number
1063
Program
Neighborhood
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Gay USA

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.


The hour-long program includes coverage of local, national and...

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