Gay USA 5/18/16

The Obama administration tells all public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use facilities consistent with their gender identity—a move that stirs up quite a bit of controversy.

The administration also mandates transition-related healthcare for transgender people.

The Secretary of the Army is out gay Eric Fanning.

Rand Paul faces out gay Democrat Jim Gray for the US Senate in KY.

Catholic school in San Francisco retains a teacher who transitioned from woman to man.

A 22-year old woman in Brooklyn, Toni Cox, is murdered by her girlfriend’s ex-husband.

suspect is arrested in the murder of Bangladesh’s gay leader, Xulhaz Mannan.

Mexico’s President proposes a constitutional amendment allowing same-sex marriage.

Hillary Clinton meets with AIDS activists—and Bernie is set to next week.

Muslim states block 11 gay and transgender groups from UN meeting on AIDS.

Andy reviews a new play about Dick Gregory starring Joe Morton and a revival of David Hare’s THE JUDAS KISS about Oscar Wilde with Rupert Everett in lead.

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