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This Week on Gay USA 5/24/2023

∎ Gov. DeSantis signs another raft of bigoted bills.

∎ The NAACP and the League of Latin American Citizens issue advisories warning of the dangers to people of color and LGBTQ people traveling to Florida.

∎ Some Pride committees in Florida canceling events out of fear of DeSantis’ new laws or just plain fear. Others are standing tall.

∎ Republicans block measure to expel George Santos.

∎ US Dept. of Ed. suing a GA school district for removal of LGBTQ-themed books.

∎ Fox News (!) attacked by for respecting trans identities in the workplace.

∎ The LA Dodgers rescinded an honor to a historic LGBTQ group, got flak, and backtracked.

∎ Marriage equality advances in Thailand and Estonia.

∎ Lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel has a new audio book.

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