Gay USA 11/17/2021

LGBTQ activists fight book burning; guest Jim Hubbard shows us exciting, revamped ACT UP Oral History Project website. ∎ The fight over LGBTQ books in school libraries gets heated.   ∎ Religious groups object to Biden child care plan if they can’t discriminate against us. ∎ It’s Transgender...

Highlight of the documentary "Giving Voice"

Host Kim Singleton discusses  the Netflix documentary, Giving Voice with guest Thelma Ramsey (educator/artist/writer), Justine Robinson (actress/writer) and June E. Townes (singer/performer/founder of Gospera).   Giving Voice follows the journey of high school students participating in the August...

FilAms Fighting Back Against Hate

The Makilala crew Rachelle & Cristina welcome two prominent FilAm leaders: Potri Ranka Manis, RN; & Miguel Catacutan Braganza II.  Sadly, what they share in common for this episode is their experience as victims of hate violence.

Gay USA 11/03/2021

Election results good for LGBTQ candidates; but right wing relentlessly attacking LGBTQ in schools. ∎ Election results: some scary wins for the anti-LGBTQ rightwing but also some big victories for out LGBTQ candidates across the country. ∎ The US Supreme Court lets a trans man sue a Catholic...

Highlight of 1950 Classic Film "No Way Out"

Guest Glenn Gilliam (Executive Director of the "Althea" Documentary) joins host Kim Singleton to discuss the Classic 1950 Film "No Way Out"  starring Sidney Poitier. Poitier plays a black doctor who is assigned to treat two white racist suspects who are brothers, and when one dies, it causes tension...

Gay USA 10/20/2021

More anti-trans turmoil at Netflix; Texas targets trans in school sports. ∎ Turmoil continues at Netflix over Dave Chappelle’s transphobic “special.” ∎ Texas advances egregious bill targeting transgender youth. ∎ Four stars for Admiral Rachel Levine. ∎ Colin Powell’s role in keeping gays out of the...