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...

Gay USA 12/1/2021

We’ve lost Stephen Sondheim and several great LGBTQ activists; trans woman Amy Schneider is a big Jeopardy champion. ∎ We mourn the losses of Stephen Sondheim; Phil Saviano; Maria Perez; and Rev. Jerry Sloan.   ∎ A breakthrough for non-binary people in Atlanta. ∎ A gay nurse and activist, Damian...

Gay USA 11/24/2021

Republicans fight among themselves about LGBTQ issues; lots of LGBTQ nominees for Grammys. ∎ Florist who denied service to gay couple drops appeal to Supreme Court. ∎ Biden nominates another out lesbian to the federal appeals bench—and reverses more anti-LGBTQ Trump policies. ∎ The head of the...

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...

Gay USA 11/10/2021

Hero lesbian couple murdered in Virginia; recommendations of new movies, theater and music.
 

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.