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Friday, August 28, 2015

Appropriate Bi-havior!

Bisexual Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan talks about Appropriate Behavior with our Entertainment Correspondent Steve Pride.

After reading Out of Orange and Bettyville, our Queer Life and Literature Commentator Janet Mason finds that memoirs are made of those.

And in NewsWrap: smoke bombs scatter Ukrainian activists in Odessa, Chelsea Manning punished for expired toothpaste and Caitlyn contraband, White House hires its first trans staffer, out pro American baseball and British rugby players get sporting chances, equality glitter spooks an Aussie Senator's staff, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Chrisanne Eastwood (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).


 
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Friday, August 21, 2015

Aussie Wedding Waltz & Mad MS Moms!

The latest developments in Australia's marriage equality struggle are defined by drama and dissent.

Super-lawyer Roberta Kaplan takes up the cause of same-gender Mississippi parents fighting the last adoption ban in the U.S.

And in NewsWrap: Mexico's high court overturns state adoption restrictions, Costa Rica considers common law equality, Chelsea Manning charged with possessing treacherous toothpaste, Ugandans celebrate Pride under the radar, Reykjavik rolls out a rainbow road, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Wenzel Jones and Chrisanne Eastwood (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).

 
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

NewsWrap for the week ending August 8, 2015

SUMMARY

Turning Point - An historic violence-free week of LGBT Pride is celebrated in Kingston, Jamaica …

Inherent Right - Philippine same-gender couples push for marriage equality …

Standing Alone - St. Petersburg police arrest individual LGBT rights picketers on Russia’s Airborne Forces Day …

End the Masquerade - thousands in Israel protest deadly anti-LGBT and anti-Palestinian Jewish extremism …

Who Do They Think They Are? - Maine’s highest court is still trying to get the anti-equality National Organization for Marriage to disclose its donors lists …

Fond Adieu - the American Foundation for Equal Rights, which spearheaded the overturning of California’s Proposition 8, announces that, mission accomplished, it’s going out of business …

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

NewsWrap for the week ending August 1, 2015

SUMMARY

Once Again With Murder - One Jerusalem Pride participant is dead and five are wounded by the same ultra-Orthodox Jew who stabbed three celebrants at the 2005 march, only weeks after being released from serving a 10-year attempted murder sentence for the previous attacks …

Slipknot - the Boy Scouts of America officially opens the organization to out adult gay leaders and volunteers, but with a large religious loophole …

Blarney Dispensed - Ireland’s Court of Appeals dismisses challenges to the landslide marriage equality vote in May’s referendum …

Island Weddings - same-gender couples score “firsts” as each tie the knot in two U.S. territories …

Un-Res-olved - most Native American gays and lesbians can’t legally marry their partner on tribal lands …

Soap A Dope - a Taiwanese homemade soap company is in trouble with authorities over its allegedly suggestive gay logo …

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

NewsWrap for the week ending July 25, 2015

SUMMARY

We're Human, It's a Right - The European Court of Human Rights decides for the first time that same-gender couples are entitled to some form of legal recognition …

Inviolable Identity - Italy’s highest court rules and the lower house of the Polish parliament decides that a trans-person can change their legal gender without having reassignment surgery …

Marry Us! - Taiwan’s capital city of Taipei petitions the island’s high court to open civil marriage to same-gender couples …

New Boss, Old Boss, Etc. - Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari rejects anti-LGBT law reform during a state visit to the U.S. …

Bringing It Home - President Barack Obama pushes LGBT rights in Kenya and Ethiopia …

The Vote's On You - the Texas state Supreme Court orders the city of Houston to put its 2014 City Council-enacted LGBT anti-bias ordinance to a public vote …

Over the Rainbow - a Saudi Arabian educator and his school apparently violate Islamic “anti-rainbow” ideology …

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Trans 101 & Caitlyn's Courage!

Week of July 20, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner's ESPY Awards acceptance speech captures the spirit of Arthur Ashe!

John Oliver's humor highlights the "do's" and "don'ts" in a helpful trans rights primer!

And in NewsWrap: the U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers LGB job rights, the Pentagon plans to un-mix trans service messages, Ireland and New Zealand transform gender identity policies, a right-wing U.S. pundit promotes public school panic, the U.S. Senate fails an anti-bullying test, flamboyant footballer Robbie Rogers has big goals for the World Cup, and more international LGBT news reported this week by Rick Watts and Wenzel Jones (produced by Steve Pride, written by Greg Gordon).
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

NewsWrap for the week ending July 18, 2015

SUMMARY

Hidden in Plain Sight - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rules that LGB people are protected from workplace bias by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 …

About Face - the Pentagon initiates a six-month study to determine if transgender enlistees should be allowed to serve in the U.S. military …

Right to Self-Determination - Ireland’s Parliament approves a landmark gender recognition bill, and Statistics New Zealand recognizes “gender diverse” in addition to “male” and “female” …

Soar Like Eagles - the Boy Scouts of America’s executive committee unanimously recommends lifting the ban on gay adult leaders and volunteers …

The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street - Tony Perkins of the far-right Family Research Council wants Christian parents to pull their kids out of public schools because the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling will require their “immoral reeducation” …

Bullies' Pulpit - the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate rejects a measure to protect LGBT students from discrimination …

Goal Setter - openly gay soccer (football) star Robbie Rogers vows to be “extremely flamboyant” to protest anti-queer laws in Russia and Qatar if he’s picked to play for the U.S. team in the World Cups in those countries in 2018 and 2022 …


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