FilAms Back on Broadway

The Makilala crew Rachelle, Cristina and Jen interview two of the Philippine cast in Aladdin on Broadway: Angelo Soriano & Don Darryl Rivera.

Young FilAms Taking a Stand on Protecting Our Planet

Makilala TV hosts Jen, Cristina and Rachelle talk with young advocates Casey Giles, Riley Villazor, and Chabio T. Sison about ways to protect our planet and their personal perspectives.  A performances of singer/songwriter Kelsey Vasquez closes the episode.

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...

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...

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...

Gay USA 10/6/2021

Documentary celebrates psychiatrists changing their minds about LGBTQ+; Real Housewives of Salt Lake City takes on gay and trans issues. ∎ Our guest is Bennett Singer, co-director of the documentary “CURED” about how early gay and lesbian activists got the APA to drop homosexuality from its index of...