It was June 28th, 1969, in the early morning hours when police began a surprise raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York. But the arrests didn’t go as planned when people started to fight back, which sparked the movement for LGBT rights in America known as the Stonewall Riots. Now in June, almost 50 […]
Johannes Wallmann’s latest album, Love Wins, draws on a couple of pivotal moments in the jazz pianist’s personal, political, and creative life. Wallmann and his husband Keith Borden were among the people who sued the state of Wisconsin to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. That lawsuit of course succeeded, with a federal court ruling […]
Janesville city council approved a new ordinance Monday establishing the right of transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. Darien Lamen reports.
In the 1970’s, Edmund White traveled the country meeting members of the then-nascent Gay Liberation movement. He joins us to talk about his new literary retrospective of that era, States of Desire Revisited.
Can LGBT people be religious? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!
With the Winter Olympics just around the corner, what’s happening in terms of the politics surrounding the events? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to get the latest update on the Sochi 2014 Olympics.