Outbeat Radio News for Monday, April 23, 2018

Apr 23, 2018

Former first lady Barbara Bush.
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• The death last week of First Lady Barbara Bush is a reminder that the Republican party once had a more socially liberal side. In 1990, Barbara Bush sent a letter to the then PFLAG President saying that no person or group should ever suffer discrimination. 

Assemblymember Evan Low, California State Assembly, Public Safety Committee hearing, June 14, 2016.
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• California Assembly Member Evan Low introduced Assembly Bill 2504 which proposes training for law enforcement officers and dispatchers on sexual orientation and gender identity. A similar bill requiring training for teachers is also making its way through the legislature. 

• Santa Rosa GayDar is hosting a wine tasting event at Sunce Winery in May.

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