[OutVoice] Houston, you have a problem + more global LGBT news!

Greg Gordon greggordon2003 at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 10 15:20:45 EST 2015

     Houston, you have a problem + more global LGBT news!"THIS WAY OUT: the international LGBT radio magazine"Program #1,441 - distributed 11/09/15Airs 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 Lucia Chappelle and produced with Greg Gordon)HERO's defeat repeals rights in Houston;Yes but no to another Northern Ireland marriage proposal, Israeli LGBTactivists petition for civility, Mormons shut the door while ReformJews open a window, Colombia's highest court opens adoptions to same-gender couples, a Missouri appeals court upholds the right to anti-gayworkplace harassment, Taiwan breaks 2 LGBT records in Asia, more news!
- In "NewsWrap": The ruling Democratic Unionist Party overrules a majority vote for marriage equality in the Northern Ireland Assembly, as a leading LGBT activist group sues for civil marriage in Israel's High Court, while Colombia's Constitutional Court opens adoptions to same-gender couples, but the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints threatens to kick out civilly-married Mormon same-gender couples and refuses to baptize their children… a Missouri appeals court rejects a flagrant anti-gay job bias lawsuit because state law offers no protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation… the largest Jewish denomination in North America, the Union for Reform Judaism, issues landmark resolutions welcoming  and supporting transgender congregants, while Taipei hosts both the largest LGBT conference and the largest LGBT Pride Parade in Asia… and more LGBT news from around the world (produced by STEVE PRIDE, written by GREG GORDON, and reported this week by MICHAEL LEBEAU and WENZEL JONES).
- "Truth in advertising" was definitely not a hallmark of the campaign to defeat the HOUSTON EQUAL RIGHTS ORDINANCE (HERO) on November 3rd, and there was little evidence that "lessons learned" from previous electoral upsets were on the minds of its pro-LGBT advocates. Why did equal rights fail in the 4th largest city in the U.S. known for its tolerance — and its three-term out lesbian mayor? This coverage features comments by TEXAS LT. GOVERNOR DAN PATRICK and HOUSTON MAYOR ANNISE PARKER, with reports by JACK VALINSKI of "Queer Voices" at KPFT-FM/Houston; CAMERON JONES of Pacifica Radio News; comments on "Democracy Now! by political reporter JOHN NICHOLS of "The Nation" magazine; and further analysis on "GAY USA" by co-hosts ANN NORTHRUP & ANDY HUMM. ======================== * ======================="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"
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