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 4/24/19:
∎ Supreme Court agrees to take three cases that will determine whether discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is illegal under federal laws banning sex discrimination. Our guest is Professor Arthur Leonard of New York Law School.
∎ Tampa elects the first out LGBT mayor of a major Florida city.
∎ Dr. Richard Green, a pioneer in the normalization of homosexuality and advocate for transgender people, has died.
∎ A bullied gay teen takes his life in Alabama—and a local sheriff who mocks him is suspended.
∎ Lyra McKee, the young journalist killed by the dissident IRA in Northern Ireland, took on neglected stories including the plight of young lesbians such as herself.
∎ Reviews of Beetlejuice, Burn This, Gary, and Hadestown on Broadway.