Gay USA 2/25/15

In Arkansas, a bill is allowed to become law that stops localities from enacting civil rights protections beyond what the state does, effectively banning local LGBT rights ordinances.Criticism grows that national LGBT groups, Arkansas-based corporations and prominent Arkansans such as the Clintons did little or nothing to stop this hateful law.Wyoming defeats an LGBT rights bill, but by the time it was voted on it was not worth having. One same-sex marriage was conducted legally in Texas, but state officials want it voided.The Pope compared transitioning as transgender to nuclear war.Researchers have found a way for a same-sex couple to have a biological child without sperm or egg donation.Two big wins in the fight against HIV criminalization.Andy reviews an evening of new one-act plays by David Ives.

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