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The Randy Report - LGBT Politics & Entertainment Randy Slovacek

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8, 24 Ratings

Tune in for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender news from the writer/editor of TheRandyReport.com, a daily blog reporting on the current news cycle in terms of politics, pop culture and entertainment news of interest to the LGBT community.

    LGBTQ News: NYC Pride announces TV special, Daytime Emmy's honor LGBTQ actors & series

    LGBTQ News: NYC Pride announces TV special, Daytime Emmy's honor LGBTQ actors & series

    In this week's LGBTQ headlines:

    • Prosecutors in Uganda have dropped charges against 19 LGBTQ people held in jail for 49 days

    • A ‘once every two months’ injectable version of PrEP has shown very positive results in clinical trials

    • Albania bans so-called 'conversion therapy'

    • NYC Pride has announced a huge 50th anniversary Pride television special featuring Billy Porter, Dan Levy, Janelle Monae, and more.

    • The 2020 Daytime Emmy nominations are out with big love for LGBTQ actors and shows.

    Here's the link to my recent interview with the Emmy Award-winning creators of the Amazon series 'After Forever:' https://soundcloud.com/randyslovacek/interview-emmy-award-winning-after-forever-creators-kevin-spirtas-michael-slade

    • Out singer/songwriter Clinton John's new single "Cry" taps into those frustrating times when you realize you haven't gotten over that lost love. Link to download "Cry:" https://ffm.to/clintonjohncry

    All that in this episode of The Randy Report.

    • 18 min
    LGBTQ News: 2 ground-breaking stars pass away, Anderson Cooper becomes a dad

    LGBTQ News: 2 ground-breaking stars pass away, Anderson Cooper becomes a dad

    In this week's headlines:

    • Brazil changes course on regulations that limit gay and bisexual me from donating blood

    • A gay couple in Tulsa speaks out after a neighbor posts anti-LGBTQ signs his front yard

    • Germany bans so-called ‘conversion therapy’ for minors

    • Out CNN anchor Anderson Cooper announces he’s become a dad

    • Two ground-breaking stars - Little Richard and Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy - pass away

    All that and more in this episode of The Randy Report.

    • 22 min
    LGBTQ News: New Netflix series 'Hollywood;' Teacher fired for having husband; UNSAD Podcast

    LGBTQ News: New Netflix series 'Hollywood;' Teacher fired for having husband; UNSAD Podcast

    In this week's headlines:

    • A former police officer will receive a settlement after being denied a job because he is HIV positive

    • Ohio teacher fired for having a husband

    • Small steps forward for LGBTQ rights in Morocco

    • The Trump administration is close to removing important anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQs from the Affordable Care Act

    • Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix series Hollywood is a progressive, pro-LGBTQ reimagining of post-World War II Tinseltown

    • New 'good news' podcast to help you sleep at night - UNSAD Podcast https://www.unsadpodcast.com

    All that and more in this episode of The Randy Report

    • 15 min
    LGBTQ News: Leslie Jordan becomes InstaStar, Sondheim's 90th, Texas couple succumbs to COVID-19

    LGBTQ News: Leslie Jordan becomes InstaStar, Sondheim's 90th, Texas couple succumbs to COVID-19

    In this week's headlines:

    • A Texas couple tragically dies of COVID-19 within hours of each other

    • Idaho's new anti-transgender laws are already being challenged in court

    • Actor Leslie Jordan has become an Instagram sensation. Follow him at https://www.instagram.com/thelesliejordan/

    • The new Netflix documentary 'Circus of Books' chronicles the journey of a middle-class, straight Jewish couple from everyday entrepreneurs to accidental activists for LGBTQ people

    • A vintage photo of two men named 'Tommy' and 'Buzz' has captured the romantic imagination of the gay internet

    • Huge stars will perform on the streaming event, Take Me To The World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration, in honor of Stephen Sondheim's milestone

    All that and more in this episode of The Randy Report

    • 20 min
    LGBTQ News: Legendary activist Phyllis Lyon dies, AIDS quilt fabric used to help combat COVID-19

    LGBTQ News: Legendary activist Phyllis Lyon dies, AIDS quilt fabric used to help combat COVID-19

    In this week's headlines:

    A police chief is on administrative leave after telling his officers a Florida sheriff’s deputy died from coronavirus because he was gay

    Georgia police use Grindr to setup allegedly false drug arrests

    Ireland's openly gay Prime Minister is returning to medicine to help in the COVID-19 crisis

    Trailblazing lesbian activist Phyllis Lyon died this past week at the age of 95

    And leftover fabric from the AIDS quilt is being used to save lives during the COVID-19 threat

    All that and more in this episode of The Randy Report

    • 19 min
    LGBTQ News: Gay men & blood donations; Anti-LGBTQ hate groups rise; Sean Hayes on Will & Grace

    LGBTQ News: Gay men & blood donations; Anti-LGBTQ hate groups rise; Sean Hayes on Will & Grace

    In this week’s headlines:

    • The FDA issues new guidelines regarding gay and bisexual men donating blood

    • A new report shows anti-LGBTQ hate groups are on the rise in the U.S.

    • Get ready to livestream a global Pride celebration

    • Sean Hayes reflects on saying goodbye to 'Will & Grace' a second time

    All that and more in this episode of The Randy Report

    • 17 min

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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