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...

Gay USA 9/29/2021

Switzerland votes for marriage equality; Liz Cheney finally supports it, too. ∎ Switzerland finally says yes to marriage equality. ∎ Liz Cheney finally says yes to marriage equality. ∎ Texas HS students walk out in support of a lesbian teacher. ∎ Polish regions reversing anti-LGBT policies to open...

Gay USA 9/15/2021

Carl Nassib is a football hero; Lil Nas X is a winner at the Video Music Awards. ∎ California retains their pro-LGBTQ governor. ∎ The fired president of HRC charges board with racial bias. ∎ We mourn the loss of Black, gay and AIDS activist Archbishop Carl Bean and Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong...

Gay USA 9/1/2021

∎ March on Washington for voting rights highlights peril our democracy is in. And the US Supreme Court lets an abortion ban go into effect in Texas—overturning Roe v. Wade without even writing an opinion.   ∎ Big win for trans student activist Gavin Grimm. But a setback for trans students elsewhere...

FilAm Frontliners Above and Beyond

The Makilala crew Rachelle, Jen & Cristina; receive two members of Frontliners Above and Beyond: Christian Lee Castaneda, MD; and Ellaine Laureta, RN.  They talk about COVID-19 vaccines and the efforts of their organization to give access to them to the Philippines.

Gay USA 8/25/2021

Alabama Mayor stands up for LGBTQ+ rights; cute new Australian lesbian teen movie.  ∎ Alabama mayor ready to send business to rival city after his Council nixes human rights bill. ∎ In Utah, a lesbian couple on a camping trip were found murdered. ∎ A rainbow flag desecrated in New York and raised in...