Gay USA 6/9/2021

June 10, 2021

NYC Pride Co-Chair on banning police in uniform; S.F. Giants wear turn team logo rainbow. ∎ LOTS of LGBTQ Pride news from around the world from bakeries, baseball, and the Stonewall. Our guest is André Thomas, the Co-Chair of NYC Pride which has ignited a firestorm by banning uniformed police—a controversy at Pride parades around the country and in Canada.   ∎ Texas gets its first out gay Black elected official. ∎ Florida’s wicked Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoes funding for LGBT services, including for survivors of the Pulse massacre. ∎ Lots of coming out stories to share. ∎ We mourn the passing of the founder of God’s Love We Deliver and a pioneering Black HIV researcher. ∎ Major progress in India and Chile.   ∎ The new director of the Office of National AIDS Policy is a Black gay man.

Episode Number
1022
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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