Ep 123 California LGBTQ Issues


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May 26th, 2017We're exploring what it means to be LGBTQ in the state of California, a supposed LGBTQ paradise. But unfortunately all is not well in paradise, so we're here to discuss that! Stay tuned.

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This show aired live at 6 pm Pacific on Friday May 26th, 2017

California LGBTQ Issues

Topics of discussion around California LGBTQ issues:

  • California LGBTQ Issues
    • Trying to describe what discrimination is macro-aggressions
    • Purposeful misgendering
    • Hateful anti-LGBTQ slurs
    • Denying employment/housing/services blatantly
  • Micro-aggressions
    • Misgendering but disregarding
    • Telling trans people it will take time� for people to learn their pronouns
    • Denying employment/housing/services but not saying it's because someone is LGBTQ
    • Denying reasonable hours at a job because somebody came out on the job
    • People disregarding struggle by trying to make excuses for the person who screwed up
    • When people say Im from San Francisco, I love gay people
    • Somehow they think living in San Francisco or being from Sonoma County all of a sudden makes them amazing allies and human beings towards the LGBTQ community
Second Hour: LGBT News and Perspectives
  • Betsy DeVos: If States Discriminate Against LGBTQ Students, It's Cool By Me by Jennifer Bendery, huffingtonpost.com
  • Lou Reed's friends dismiss claim that Walk on the Wild Side is transphobic by Edward Helmore in New York, theguardian.com
  • Dear straight allies, please don't come to pride until you've understood these 6 things by Meg Cale, matadornetwork.com
  • LGBT attacks not hate crimes, West Virginia court rules by Emily Shugerman, independent.co.uk
  • Gay Chechens Detail Abuse in New Human Rights Watch Report by Yezmin Villarreal, advocate.com
  • The LGBTQ community finally starts holding corporate ally feet to the fire by Jeff Taylor, lgbtqnation.com
  • You Live In Trump Country Now, Faggots Hate Crime Suspect Could Avoid Jail by Michael Fitzgerald, towleroad.com
  • Gay people are persecuting and bullying me, says anti-same-sex marriage tennis legend by Josh Jackman, pinknews.co.uk

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