Gay USA 4/13/2022

April 14, 2022

Republicans and Fox heighten attacks on LGBTQ+; but some parents and politicians fight back ∎ Republican strategy for 2022: pass disgusting anti-LGBT laws and accuse opponents of being pedophiles. ∎ A Disney heir comes out as trans. ∎ Closeted guv of Alabama signs most anti-LGBTQ legislation of year. ∎ YouTube rants by Brooklyn subway shooter include anti-gay hate. ∎ Big court win for people with HIV in the US military. ∎ Meningitis outbreak among gay and bi men in Florida. ∎ Showtime’s “The First Lady” will deal with First Lady bisexuality.

Episode Number
1068
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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