Gay USA 3/2/2022

March 3, 2022

Ukrainian LGBTQ fighting Russians; U.S. LGBTQ fighting Texas assault on trans youth  In the news with Ann and Andy (live 3-2-22): ∎ LGBTQ activists fighting back in Ukraine. We’ll tell you how to help. ∎ Texas Gov. Abbott orders criminal investigations of parents getting gender-affirming medical care for their trans kids. ∎ Florida, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, and Alabama, advance anti-LGBTQ legislation.  ∎ Biden’s pick for US Supreme Court: good for LGBTQ communities? ∎ NY LGBTQ activists rally against Mayor Eric Adams’ anti-LGBTQ appointments. ∎ Our guest is actor, writer, composer, singer, and sex worker David Pevsner on his new book, “DAMN SHAME: A Memoir of Desire, Defiance, and Show Tunes.”

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1061
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Neighborhood
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Gay USA

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