Gay USA 4/6/2022

Biden administration steps up for trans youth; LGBTQ show up at the Grammys. ∎ Dept. of Justice warns states of lawsuits over anti-LGBTQ laws. ∎ Biden announces substantial advances on policies affecting transgender people. ∎ Florida Republicans now trying to destroy Disney for defying them. ∎...

Gay USA 3/30/2022

Florida Gov. signs anti-LGBT bill, violates it; Oscars “gay, gay, gay” ∎ Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson survives Republican bullying. ∎ Gov. DeSantis signs Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill and promptly violates it. ∎ TX, AZ, OK, AL terrorize trans children. The US Air Force vows to protect the kids. ∎...

GAY USA

Repubs. attack Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on LGBTQ issues; Disney employees stage walkout for LGBTQ.

Gay USA 3/16/2022

Disney turmoil continues over anti-LGBTQ law; great Brandi Carlile speech to Human Rights Campaign dinner ∎ Texas court orders stop to criminal investigations into medical care for trans kids. ∎ Disney flips and opposes Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill, but governor unmoved and employees still angry. ...

Gay USA 1/19/2022

Bad Kyrsten Sinema destroying voting rights; good Jim Obergefell running for Ohio state House. ∎ Bi Sen. Sinema obstructs voting rights. ∎ A gay marriage rights pioneer in bid for the Ohio state legislature. ∎ A leading gay marriage activist in Florida is found murdered. ∎ Fashion editor André Leon...

Gay USA 1/12/2022

 Minneapolis City Council elects trans President; rabidly anti-LGBTQ+ U.S. Senator has bisexual daughter. ∎ A transgender first in US politics out of Minneapolis. ∎ Clay Aiken makes another run for Congress from NC. ∎ In another first, a non-binary athlete qualifies for the Winter Olympics. ∎ A gay...

Gay USA 12/1/2021

We’ve lost Stephen Sondheim and several great LGBTQ activists; trans woman Amy Schneider is a big Jeopardy champion. ∎ We mourn the losses of Stephen Sondheim; Phil Saviano; Maria Perez; and Rev. Jerry Sloan.   ∎ A breakthrough for non-binary people in Atlanta. ∎ A gay nurse and activist, Damian...

Gay USA 6/23/2021

ACLU on Supreme Court decision on religion vs. LGBTQ; sports stars coming out everywhere ∎ The US Supreme Court rules that Philadelphia has to pay a Catholic agency to deliver anti-gay foster care services. We’ll talk about the implications of the decision for LGBTQ rights with James Esseks...

Gay USA 6/17/2021

Dr. Larry Mass on the first 1981 reports of AIDS; Pres. Biden’s message for Pride. ∎ Our guest is Larry Mass, a gay doctor, writer, and activist in New York who wrote the first published story about what would become AIDS forty years ago. ∎ The Bidens deliver their 2021 LGBTQ Pride address. ∎ Vice...