GAY USA: TV’s Weekly LGBT News Hour

Ann Northrop and Andy Humm report and analyze the week’s stories on the LGBT activist movement, politics and government, legal cases, AIDS and community health, and entertainment. We also interview timely newsmakers. GAY USA has been telecast continuously since 1985.

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This Week on Gay USA 5/16/18:

∎ Our guest is Georges Azzi of the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality—reporting from the Middle East and North Africa on the fight for LGBT rights.

∎ Mitch McConnell has appointed America’s most prominent religious bigot to a government commission.

∎ Donald Trump use of a different religious bigot to give the blessing at the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem draws bipartisan ire, including from Mitt Romney.

∎ Lesbian leader says governor of Alabama is a lesbian.

∎ A Catholic social worker fired at a secular agency for refusing to counsel a gay couple is suing, saying her religious freedom was abridged.

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