Sydney’s Start & Culture Cons!

Sydney’s 1978 march melee remembrance and the recollections of veteran activist Peter de Waal rally the community for future fights (correspondent Barry McKay on-scene)!

Thorny questions about cultural appropriation are considered by Outcasting Overtime queer youth broadcasters … as cultural controversy breaks out at Birmingham, UK’s Pride Parade (and gay comedian Kevin Yee chimes in)!

Banned Pride dodges cops in Istanbul, newly-minted Pride marches in newly-named eSwatini, marriage lawsuits pump up Panama and Ecuador Prides, a Hong Kong lesbian wins her final spousal visa battle, Bermuda’s government “re-appeals” a marriage equality “re-ruling,”  Maine’s governor defends “cures” for queer kids, and more global LGBTQ news!

Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of July 9, 2018  

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Queers on ICE!

LGBTQ asylum seekers are trapped in Trump’s immigration crisis, and Cher joins trans activists Laverne Cox and Bamby Salcedo at the Los Angeles Families Belong Together rally!

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders can’t eat at the Red Hen, but late night TV hosts serve tasty treats!

U.S. top court tosses wedding bouquet back to Washington state jurists, Angola’s first LGBTQ rights group legally recognized, Kyiv cops bust homophobic protesters, death threats don’t dampen Pride in Kenyan refugee camp, Pride rides into Deadwood, and more global LGBTQ news!

Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of July 2, 2018

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School for Stonewall!

Tracing the June 1969 LGBTQ uprising from riot to celebration!

High courts consider marriage equality in the Philippines and Peru, a bi-national pair sues the Caymans for the right to marry, Czech Republic lawmakers consider a marriage equality proposal, South Africa’s Equality Court rejects a religious right to hate, Love, Simon star dresses for MTV Award success, and more global LGBTQ news!

Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of June 25, 2018

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Planet Pride: Power and Paradoxes

From Tunis to Fiji, from Lebanon to the land of Pence, This Way Out’s Planet Pride: Power and Paradoxes travels around the world to discover how LGBTQ Pride is being celebrated and defended in 2018. This hour-long Pride Month Special peaks with our coverage from Sydney, Australia of the 40th Anniversary Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras featuring Cher Continue reading “Planet Pride: Power and Paradoxes”

Faderman on Milk!

Iconic queer historian Lillian Faderman “milks” the unknown Harvey!

Poland’s top court rejects a printer’s refusal to make LGBT banners, another U.S. federal court continues to block Trump’s military trans ban, St. Croix activists ignore death threats to celebrate their first Pride, Rome, Warsaw, Bucharest and Shanghai take Pride in stride, an Anchorage preacher gets the boot after invading PrideFest, Tony winners rally for the Resistance, and more international LGBTQ news!

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Let Them Eat Cake?

Digesting what’s really baked into the U.S. Supreme Court’s wedding cake ruling with ACLU attorneys James Esseks and Ria Mar and San Francisco politicians Mark Leno and Jeff Sheehey!

Bermuda rebounds for marriage equality, the EU’s Court of Justice rules for married queer couples’ freedom of movement, Scottish lawmakers pardon anti-gay sex law convicts, Brazilian Anglicans and Irish Presbyterians take divergent paths on same-gender couples, Guyana hosts its first Pride Parade, an out U.S. gubernatorial candidate tells Trump to kiss off, and more international LGBTQ news!

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TWO’s LGBT Day Special: Planet Pride

Saturday, June 9th, 7-8pm (PT)

KPFK, 90.7FM/kpfk.org

Planet Pride: Power and Paradoxes, our LGBT Day special, goes around the world to find how Pride is being celebrated – and defended – this year.  The highlight will be coverage from Sydney, Australia of the 40th Anniversary Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (including the aboriginal festival Koori Gras) with the indomitable Cher.

Planet Pride tops off KPFK’s 12-hour LGBT programming marathon, starting at 8am, Saturday, June 9th. Don’t miss a minute!

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Bodies Like Hers!

International intersex activism moves ahead with an online organizer in the Betsy Driver’s seat!

Bermuda backtracks from marriage equality to domestic partnerships, a Hong Kong appeals court revokes spousal benefits, a Chiléan trans victory secures identity rights, Ecuador grants official parenthood to lesbian moms, an HIV-positive soldier sues the U.S. Army over his “non-deployable” status, a trans Texas grad wins his “diplomatic” name change, a gay Kentucky high school valedictorian is forced to horn it in … BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Colorado baker, but doesn’t resolve religious-based discrimination in the marketplace … and more international LGBTQ news!

Complete Program Summary and NewsWrap Transcript for the week of June 4, 2018

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