Outbeat Radio News for Monday, September 25, 2017

Sep 25, 2017

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Police in Zanzibar, Tanzania, arrested 20 people, including 12 women and 8 men, in the latest crackdown on homosexuality in that country and the police chief is promising more arrests. 

Jeff Mateer
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Also, Jeff Mateer, one of Donald Trump's latest nominees for the U.S. District Court in Texas, in 2015 called transgender children part of “Satan's plan.”  He supported gay conversion therapy and said marriage equality would lead to recognizing other “disgusting” type of unions. 

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And in San Francisco, the number of new HIV infections fell again in 2016 from those in 2015.  Overall, new HIV infections are down 90% since the peak of the HIV crisis in 1992.