#821 The arc of history and the stumbles along the way (LGBTQ Rights)

Today we examine the old and new ways of looking at the LGBTQ community. We've come a long ways but we're still falling short of the mark.


Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Pat Robertson: Christians Are Oppressed Because We Can't Stone Gays - @majorityfm - Air Date: 03-27-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: King of Sorrow - Lovers Rock

Ch. 4: Act 2: How A Stone And The Woman Holding It Made A Bigot Back Down - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-21-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Throwing Stones - Work

Ch. 6: Act 3: Study Shows Homophobia To Be Unhealthy - @gibblertron Throwing Shade - Air Date 3-12-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Killing Yourself - Brian McSweeney Live At Schubas 02/14/2005

Ch. 8: Act 4: The Tipping Point On Public Discussion Of Marriage Equality - @fakedansavage - Air Date 4-8-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: I'm Coming Out - Number 1's: Diana Ross & The Supremes

Ch. 10: Act 5: Can the Damage in Uganda be Undone? - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 03-18-2014

Ch. 11: Song 5: It's Raining Men - Get the Feeling

Ch. 12: Act 6: The Ali Forney Story - thefriendsproject - Air Date: 12-1-10

Ch. 13: Song 6: Gone to Sleep (Acoustic Version) - Gone to Sleep (Acoustic Version) - Single

Ch. 14: Act 7: Ali Forney Center for LGBTQ Youth via @AliForneyCenter - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - The Poet

Ch. 16: Act 8: Panti's Noble Call at the Abbey Theatre - Air Date: 02-12-14


Ch. 17: Thoughts on the rolls of sex in societies - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Ch. 18: Biological sex binary is a myth, apology to Matt from MI - Sonya from Minnesota

Ch. 19: Thoughts on labels - Chris from Colorado Springs

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 20: Final comments on Stonewall Uprising at the wave of history

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


The Ali Forney Center

The Ali Forney Story

Sources/further reading:

"Seeking Shelter: The Experiences and Unmet Needs of LGBT Homeless Youth” via Center for American Progress

"Homeless Youth in Focus” via Von Diaz at Colorlines

"Why Homelessness Is A Major LGBT Issue” via Scott Keyes at Think Progress


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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