∎ Several federal agencies advise staff to ban the use of seven words including “transgender,” “diversity,” “science-based,” and “evidence.”
∎ A couple of egregious Trump nominees are stopped, but more than a third of those up for lifetime appointments to the federal courts have anti-LGBT records.
∎ The US Conference of Catholic Bishops urge parents to reject their transgender children.
∎ Brandi Sears, a transgender woman, is murdered in Houston.
∎ Bermuda moves to repeal marriage equality while the rightwing President of the Philippines comes out for it.
∎ Our guest is author Eric Marcus to tell us about his “Making Gay History” podcast.