2009-01-23 21:26:16

Gay USA: A new day for LGBT America

Happy New Administration! We don't expect everything to go smoothly in the new Obama Era, but we're thrilled Bush is finally gone. If you want a thrill, go to the White House website and see how Obama's LGBT agenda has already been posted: https://www.whitehouse.gov/agenda/civil_rights/ IN THE NEWS: The new President of the United States used to be a supporter of same-sex marriage. Bishop Gene Robinson's inaugural weekend prayer does not make it to live TV. We will bring it to you in its entirety. The undoing of Bush's damage has begun. The new out gay mayor of Portland, Sam Adams, acknowledges lying about a sexual relationship with a man he says was 18 at the time. The false arrests of LGBT people by the New York Police Department turn out to be worse than previously reported. A new poll on LGBT rights in Utah supports proposed legislation from the Common Ground Initiative. We will have a video report. Boy George gets 15 months in gaol. Andy reviews "Krapp, 39" at the Soho Playhouse, a piece of crap by Richard Greenberg on Broadway, the Soul of Shaolin on Broadway, "The Cherry Orchard" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and "The Cripple of Innishman" at the Atlantic Theatre.Gay USA, a weekly news-hour, 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. Produced at Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Gay USA airs several times a week on Free Speech TV. Each week’s complete episode is streamed on www.freespeech.org and is available as an RSS feed.

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