Gay USA 5/20/2020
Trans Navy officer gets waiver to serve; new HIV prevention drug just requires injection every 8 weeks. ∎ Joe Biden marks the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. ∎ Thomas Sokolowski, museum exec and gay and AIDS activist, has died at 70. ∎ Maryland school district launches course in LGBTQ studies. ∎ Costa Rica opens marriage to same-sex couples. ∎ 19 LGBT people held for 50 days in Uganda jail ordered released. ∎ PRIDELAND on LGBT life in the South bowing online on PBS Voices
In the news with Ann and Andy (taped 5-27-20):
∎ Gay USA guest co-host and bird watcher Chris Cooper tries to get a woman in Central Park to put her dog on a leash and she calls the cops on him, saying an African American man was threatening her. Chris is OK but it did not end well for her.
LGBTs step up at the Democratic Convention; HIV+ Mark Milano wins his discrimination lawsuit against a doctor. ∎ Federal judge blocks anti-transgender Trump rule. ∎ Democrats put diversity front and center at convention. ∎ Alex Morse fights anti-gay smear in campaign to unseat US Representative...