2020-02-06 11:08:41

Gay USA 2/5/2020

On Gay USA 2/5/2020:

∎ Out gay Pete Buttigieg scored big in the Iowa caucuses.


The late civil rights leader Bayard Rustin pardoned for gay sex in 1953. You may be eligible, too.


∎ At his State of the Union speech Trump honors anti-LGBT bigot Rush Limbaugh, lies repeatedly, snubs Speaker Pelosi, and is rebuked by her.


200 anti-LGBT bills have been introduced in state legislatures so far.


∎ The first out LGBT federal judge, Deborah Batts confirmed in 1994, has died at 72.


∎ A park in Brooklyn is to be named for Stonewall activist Marsha P. Johnson.


India cracks down on LGBT Pride.


∎ We’ll give you the LGBT angles on the Super Bowl.


Our guest is Judith Kasen-Windsor, surviving spouse of Edie Windsor, to talk about Edie’s memoir, “A Wild and Precious Life” You can read more about the book here.


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Gay USA, the longest-running LGBT news show in history, offers comprehensive news and analysis by and about the LGBTQ community. The program features lively repartee between hosts Ann Northrop and Andy Humm, as well as interviews with special guests. Our goal each week is to keep our viewers up-to-date on the latest developments in the LGBTQ+ community in the United States and abroad.  With decades of experience in journalism and activism, we work diligently to provide historical context for the stories we cover. We strongly believe in LGBT liberation, but we aim to be fair to those who oppose us. Gay USA works to provide a critical perspective on the groups within our movements working to change things.

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