harvey milk

In honor of what would’ve been Harvey Milk’s 89th birthday (MAY 22nd), KQED put together a Political Breakdown special looking at the past and future of LGBTQ candidates. This radio special is co-hosted by Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos and will be split between a look back at Harvey Milk and an interview with Pete Buttigieg, the openly gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana currently running for president.

Outbeat News for Monday, April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

• The caravan of immigrants that president Trump says threatens security at the U.S.-Mexico border is reported to include a large number of LGBTQ people seeking asylum from South American countries.

• A Texas Federal Judge ruled that Title VII includes protections for gay and transgender people because discrimination based on those identities is a form of gender discrimination.