∎ The Australian Senate votes for marriage equality.
∎ The Republican tax bill that will impoverish tens of millions of Americans and further enrich the wealthy is hurtling toward passage.
∎ Another federal judge puts a stop to Trump’s ban on transgender people in the military while the Republican Senate confirms Trump judges who would rule the other way.
∎ Canada will pay $100 million to those who lives were upended by the anti-sodomy laws.
∎ The Metropolitan Museum of Art goes gay for the winter.
∎ Chris Cooper gives us his take on the hot new film CALL ME BY YOUR NAME.
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