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 1/6/2022

Remembering LGBTQ heroes and allies we’s lost, from Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Betty White to local activists around the world. ∎ Orlando is creating safe spaces for LGBTQ people under attack. ∎ Trans activists in NYC win the right to dedicated beds in the shelter system. ∎ A SC man sues to get off...

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.


Gay USA is a weekly news program recorded in the Manhattan Neighborhood Network Studios, that deals with gay, lesbian and LGBT issues and is hosted by longtime gay rights activists and journalists Andy Humm and Ann Northrop.

Gay USA 12/23/21

Pro-LGBTQ Utah billionaire quits Mormon Church; Martina Navratilova’s wife joins Real Housewives of Miami.

Gay USA 12/15/2021

U. S. LGBTQ+ population “doubles;” brave, popular Kenyan singer comes out. ∎ The LGBT population of the United States just doubled. ∎ CA gets its first trans mayor and the White House has new gay appointee. ∎ A Michigan diocese bars LGBTQ people from the sacraments. ∎ Students in NJ and NY’s East...

Gay USA 12/8/2021

A moving World AIDS Day speech by longterm survivor Shep Wahnon; blockbuster news that a lesbian wrote the “Little House on the Prairie” books. ∎ A heartbreaking story from Tennessee about a bullied 12-year old. ∎ On Long Island, 74-yr. old arrested for a decade of threats to LGBTQ leaders and...

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.