Gay USA: Oct. 18-24, 2011

Frank Kameny, a father of the gay movement who coined the slogan "Gay is Good," has died at the age of 86. The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to vote to repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The US military is sued for denying soldiers with same-sex spouses equal rights. An out lesbian is confirmed as a federal judge by the US Senate despite an attack campaign by the religious right. An AIDS memorial park is proposed for New York's Greenwich Village. Actor Zachary Quinto comes out and prompts a news anchor to come out, too. Andy reviews plays by Terrence Rattigan, Stephen Karam, and Nicky Silver, plus "the Mountaintop" about Martin Luther King, Jr..  

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