Gay USA 5/26/2021

Prospects bad for Equality Act in Congress; interview with Sarah Schulman on her massive history of ACT UP/New York. ∎ Our guest is Sarah Schulman on her epic and highly praised new book, “Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993.” ∎ The Nashville DA won’t enforce...

Gay USA 5/12/2021

Biden restores some LGBTQ+ rights; various states still taking them away. ∎ Biden’s HHS restores ban on anti-LGBTQ discrimination in healthcare. ∎ We’ll tell you about the first out transgender bishop in a US Christian denomination. ∎ Reclaim Pride in New York announces its marching route for June...

Gay USA 5/5/2021

Legendary author Alison Bechdel tells us about her new book; President Biden supports transgender youth. ∎ Our guest at the top of the show is writer and artist Alison Bechdelon her new graphic memoir “The Secret to Superhuman Strength” offering her reflections on self-improvement, death and her...

Gay USA 4/28/2021

Biden appoints LGBT leaders to Dept. of Defense; federal judge dismisses lawsuit against trans school athletes.

Gay USA 4/14/2021

NCAA promises support for trans athletes; Pres. Biden nominates gay sheriff to run Customs and Border Protection.  ∎ The NCAA pulls its major events out of states that prohibit trans participation in school sports. ∎ Biden picks out gay Trump critic to lead Customs and Border Protection. ∎...

Gay USA April 7, 2021

Merryn Johns & Andy Humm on Arkansas's vicious anti-trans law, Biden's opening military to trans people, and Kate Winslet's tease about closeted LGBT actors. ∎ President Biden lifts ban on transgender troops. ∎ DOJ says LGBTQ people are protected in schools. Again. ∎ Arkansas’ governor vetoes...

Gay USA 3/31/2021

Trans people under attack in half the states; LGBTQ students sue to stop discrimination by Christian colleges. ∎ As vicious anti-trans legislation starts passing in the states, our guest is Arli Christian of the ACLU on how to fight back. ∎ The Georgia state legislator arrested for trying to see Gov...

Gay USA 3/24/2021

States continue attacks on LGBTQ; Glee reunion at GLAAD Awards Apr. 8. ∎ Arkansas passes bill allowing denial of healthcare to LGBTQ people from people with religious objections. ∎ A rainbow flag was spotted at the US Capitol coup attempt. ∎ Trans man wins discrimination suit against Queens, NY...

Gay USA 3/17/2021

The Vatican doubles down on cruelty to LGBTQ+ people; Senate Republicans lie about the Equality Act. The Vatican calls us sinful again. Senate Judiciary Committee considers Equality Act. States begin passing anti-trans bills Wonderful father defends trans daughter. LGBT winners at the Grammys.

This Week On MNN

June 30, 2022

This Week on MNN celebrates National Culinary Arts Month.

The Basics of Sound: What are Frequency and Amplitude?

June 29, 2022

Have you ever wondered what makes up a sound? Sound is composed of two simple elements frequency and amplitude. What we experience as sound can be connected back to these components. How we record sound is affected by them and they are what we manipulate when we're editing.