Gay USA 5/28/2020

May 28, 2020

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.

∎ As we pass 100,000 dead in the US from COVID-19, Dr. Deborah Birx is criticized for her AIDS work by the State Department’s Inspector General.

∎ Nita Pippins, a southern mom who became mother to many gay men with AIDS in NY after it took her son in 1990, has died of COVID-19.

∎ Same-sex marriages get underway in Costa Rica.

∎ The gay-themed “God’s Own Country” was censored for TV to make more money.

∎ Our guest is veteran TV producer Joe Lovett on his documentary “Gay Sex in the 70s”—streaming free on June 1—and on his breakthrough piece on AIDS in 1983 on “20/20.”

Episode Number
967
Program
Neighborhood
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Gay USA

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