The backlash against advances in LGBT rights is in full swing in some states. Arkansas is enacting a law to preclude localities from protecting LGBT rights. Activists fight back in Arkansas and Kansas, but where are the big LGBT groups? Murderous violence against LGBT people continues. Kate Brown is sworn in as Governor of Oregon and much note is made that she is the first open bisexual U.S. governor. Lesley Gore, pop singer, feminist and lesbian has died at 68. Jerry Hoose, Stonewall veteran and activist to the end, has died at 69. Big marriage moves in Mexico and Chile, but mixed result in Italy. Andy reviews Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh” starring Nathan Lane.
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