Global Fleeing & Freeing + LGBT news + more!(#

Outright Action International (formerly the International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission) counts global equality gains and losses; the real story behind the queer anthem “(Something Inside) So Strong”; Canada’s Liberal Party landslide ushers in the second Trudeau era, Slovenia’s High Court forces a referendum on marriage equality, civil unions begin in Chile, Russian lawmakers want to criminalize coming out, a global doctors group supports trans rights, and more LGBT news from around the world!

Jessica Stern; The Flirtations; Labi Siffre.

Hosted this week by Lucia Chappelle and produced with Greg Gordon. NewsWrap reporters: John Dyer V and Tanya Kane-Parry; producer: Steve Pride. Correspondent: Steve Pride. Add’l material: Roberta Kaplan. Theme music: Kim Wilson. Add’l music: The Tom Robinson Band; Roselyn Williams from the multi-artist Playing For Change.

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