Gay USA 3/17/2021

March 18, 2021

The Vatican doubles down on cruelty to LGBTQ+ people; Senate Republicans lie about the Equality Act. The Vatican calls us sinful again. Senate Judiciary Committee considers Equality Act. States begin passing anti-trans bills Wonderful father defends trans daughter. LGBT winners at the Grammys.

Episode Number
1010
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.


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