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On a tour of trans life in Georgia's capital, Tbilisi
On this week's Openly podcast, Hugo Greenhalgh discusses a tour of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, giving visitors a glimpse into the life of the country's transgender community; Drag Race star Courtney Act’s new play opens in London’s West End; and the life and work of travel writer and trans pioneer Jan Morris.
Bullying of LGBT+ children in British schools still prevalent
On this week's Openly podcast, Hugo Greenhalgh discusses the impact of bullying on LGBT+ kids in British schools, a court case in Canada involving a mother against her transgender child and a trans father from Britain trying to change his status to father on his Childs birth certificate.
The Netherlands uncovers fake LGBT+ refugees
On this week's Openly podcast, Hugo Greenhalgh discusses what a Joe Biden presidency means for the LGBT+ community, the Dutch government uncovering evidence of refugees posing as LGBT+ people in order to claim asylum and how Britain’s departure from the EU will affect same sex couples if they choose to divorce.
US elections see rainbow wave of new LGBT+ politicians
On this week's Openly podcast, Hugo Greenhalgh discusses the rainbow wave of LGBT+ candidates who have won in the US elections; Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen discusses playing a gay character in his directorial debut, "Falling"; and British lawmaker Chris Bryant talks about his new book "Glamour Boys", which explores the gay and bisexual MPs who were among the first to warn about the rise of fascism in the 1930s.
US presidential elections 2020: Who will get the LGBT+ vote?
On this week's Openly podcast, Hugo Greenhalgh discusses how LGBT+ people are likely to vote in the upcoming US elections on November 3; how Poland’s LGBT+ community has been impacted by the Pope’s endorsement of same-sex civil unions; and the dairy farm in India that is offering a haven for the transgender community.
Global HIV response neglects gay and bisexual men and trans women
On this week's Openly podcast, Hugo Greenhalgh discusses how gay and bisexual men and transgender women are underfunded in the global fight against HIV and looks into a fierce debate in Italy over a proposed LGBT+ hate crime law. He also interviews musician Emily Estefan, alongside her superstar mother Gloria, about her struggle coming out as a lesbian.