[OutVoice] Trans activist/ex-sailor/ex-drag queen "Trucker Patti"+global LGBT news!

Greg Gordon greggordon2003 at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 3 16:03:22 EST 2015

     Trans activist/ex-sailor/ex-drag queen "Trucker Patti"+global LGBT news!"THIS WAY OUT: the international LGBT radio magazine"Program #1,440 - distributed 11/02/15Airs on more than 200 local stations around the world -Check the "Affiliate Stations" list on our website, or listen now via our free podcasts at www.thiswayout.org- or on iTunes, Soundcloud, or Stitcher -(hosted this week by Greg Gordon and produced with Lucia Chappelle)"Trucker Patti" travels the transformation trail;A Zimbabwe Labor Court rules in favor of a gay man's employment rights,Ireland formalizes marriage equality, Malaysian trans-women fight escalating arrests,high-profile conferences discuss "family values" in Rome and Salt Lake City,a defrocked gay Polish priest appeals to the Pope to mend the Church's "violently homophobic" ways, and more news!
- In "NewsWrap": A court in notoriously homophobic Zimbabwe makes headlines by ruling that a man was illegally fired from his civil service job because he's gay… marriage equality is officially signed into law in Ireland… more than 20 transgender women have been arrested in Malaysia in the past month since the country's highest court upheld a state's Sharia-based ban on cross-dressing… Pope Francis' Synod on the Family maintains the Roman Catholic Church's "hate the sin, love the sinner" stance toward lesbians and gays, while the Polish priest who was fired from his Vatican post after coming out tells the Pope that his Church is "frequently violently homophobic”… the far-right World Congress of Families draws more than 3,000 people from around the world to Salt Lake City, Utah to rail against the U.S. Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling and resurrect the bugaboo about gays molesting children… and more LGBT news from around the world (produced by STEVE PRIDE, written by GREG GORDON, and reported this week by TANYA KANE-PARRY and MICHAEL LEBEAU).
- Former musician, sailor, drag queen, twice-married (once to each gender) big rig driver and intersex/trans activist "TRUCKER PATTI" SPANGLER looks back at the unique road she’s traveled in conversation with "This Way Out's" STEVE PRIDE.[truckerpatti.blogspot.com]======================== * ======================="This Way Out" is a U.S. tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit under the corporate name of OVERNIGHT PRODUCTIONS (INC.), and is supported by the Kicking Assets Fund of the Tides Foundation, the Yavanna Foundation, a bequest from the estate of Christopher David Trentham, and donations from our listener-supporters.Thank you!=> Please log on to thiswayout.org to add your support [a tax-deductible charitable donation in the U.S.].  We really can't go on without you!***************************************************************On the air since April 1988, "This Way Out" is the multi-award-winning internationally distributed weekly gay and lesbian radio news magazine. The program currently airs on more than 200 local community radio stations around the world, globally distributed at www.radio4all.net, to Pacifica Radio station affiliates in North America, and in Australia via the Community Radio Network.  Listeners can also hear "This Way Out" through our podcasts at thiswayout.org; on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher; across Europe, Africa/the Middle East, and Asia/Pacific regions on the World Radio Networks (wrn.org); and on audio CD by individual subscription. For lots of other information about "This Way Out" please visit www.thiswayout.org, email TWOradio at aol.com, or write to PO Box 1065, Los Angeles, CA 90078, USA.********** Thank you for $upporting "This Way Out"! **********
Greg Gordon
Coordinating Producer
"This Way Out"
POB 1065
Los Angeles, CA 90078

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