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A weekly LGBT+ news podcast, supported by the Thomson Reuters Foundation | Impartial LGBT+ news for a world that isn't

    Bullying of LGBT+ children in British schools still prevalent

    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.

    • 23 min
    The Netherlands uncovers fake LGBT+ refugees

    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.

    • 26 min
    US elections see rainbow wave of new LGBT+ politicians

    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.

    • 30 min
    US presidential elections 2020: Who will get the LGBT+ vote?

    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.

    • 19 min
    Global HIV response neglects gay and bisexual men and trans women

    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.

    • 22 min
    World Rugby bans trans women players from international matches

    World Rugby bans trans women players from international matches

    On this week’s Openly podcast, Hugo Greenhalgh details rugby's world governing body banning trans women players from competing internationally; a record number of LGBT+ candidates on the ballot in this year's US election; and the European Court of Human Rights ruling in favour of Georgia's LGBT+ community in a long-standing case against abuse by the police.

    • 22 min

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