Gay USA 2/17/2021

Biden outlaws anti-LGBT housing discrimination; gay NYC Councilmember Carlos Menchaca on his campaign for Mayor. ∎ Our guest later in our hour is Carlos Menchaca, an out gay City Council Member from Brooklyn who is running for Mayor of the City of New York. ∎ President Biden’s HUD says LGBTQ people...

Gay USA 1/27/2021

Huge advances for LGBT under Pres. Biden; mourning Dr. Joe Sonnabend, AIDS pioneer. WHAT A DIFFERENCE A WEEK MAKES! ∎ President Biden’s orders undo the Trump legacy, restoring LGBT rights. ∎ Biden’s nominee for Transportation Secretary makes history at his confirmation hearing. ∎ Leader of US...

Gay USA 12/9/2020

Why we need to expand the courts, and more; VOTE! ∎ With Amy Coney Barrett sworn in, what can be done to unpack the courts? ∎ Catholics are suing for the right to discriminate in the Supreme Court next week. Does the Pope’s support for civil unions for gay couples make a difference? ∎ DC gets a...

Gay USA 11/25/2020

LGBTQ rights still attacked in courts; trans pioneer gets apology from IBM. ∎ Rachel Maddow gets personal. ∎ The murderous violence against trans women of color continues. ∎ A trans computer pioneer gets an apology from IBM 52 years later. ∎ NY Mayor David Dinkins, a leader on LGBT and AIDS issues...

Gay USA 11/18/2020

Biden’s possible LGBTQ appointments; Transgender Awareness Week.  ∎ The Biden transition and LGBTQ issues. ∎ Justice Samuel Alito delivers a crude anti-gay speech. ∎ The new Speaker of the House in Maine will be a 28-year old gay man. ∎ It is Transgender Awareness Week and we highlight some new...

Gay USA 11/11/2020

NYC gays work for Biden in Pennsylvania; more LGBTQ candidates elected everywhere. ∎ We celebrated the defeat of Donald Trump by Joe Biden on Saturday. Our guest is activist, journalist, and novelist Tim Murphy who will tell us about his work on the ground in Pennsylvania getting out the vote. ∎...