On Gay USA 6/24/20:
∎ Christopher St. Liberation Day, which was first celebrated 50 years ago, will be marked Sunday in NY by a Queer Liberation March for Black Lives and Against Police Brutality and online celebrations around the world. More info here
∎ LGBT groups go to court to try to block Trump’s order to end health care protections for transgender people.
∎ Two NY gay men—one black and the other Afro Latino—are on track to make history in Congress.
∎ Republican Congress Member Matt Gaetz says that the young man he loves is not his lover.
∎ Big steps forward for same-sex parents in the U.S., Israel and Cuba.
∎ An African nation moves to decriminalize homosexuality.
∎ Out gay Hollywood director Joel Schumacher dies at 80.
∎ Among the many cultural offerings for LGBT Pride Week are the Broadway revival of William Finn’s “Falsettos” online and David France’s new documentary “Welcome to Chechnya” on HBO about the brutalization of gay people there.
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