The Randy Report – LGBTQ Politics & Entertainment Podcast

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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.

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Today I’m talking with Rich Burns, the creator of the new web series, "The Disappointments." In addition to writing the 11 part series, Burns also acts as co-director, co-executive producer and one of the four stars of the show. "The…

In this week’s headlines: • The US Navy christens a new ship named after iconic LGBTQ activist Harvey Milk • LGBTQ people are much more likely to get vaccinated than the general population • A Black transgender woman is at…

In this week’s headlines: • Kal Penn, star of the "Harold & Kumar" movie franchise, casually came out this week as he mentioned celebrating his 11th anniversary with his fiancé • The US State Department has issued its first passport…

In this week’s headlines: • Jon Gruden, head coach for the Las Vegas Raiders, resigns amid a homophobic racist email scandal • A gay couple was viciously attacked after leaving a gay bar in Essex • Justice in Texas as…

In this week’s headlines: • The U.S. military will soon provide full veterans benefits to those who were ousted under the hideous Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy • California is set to make stealthing illegal • A gay-straight alliance at…

In this week's headlines: • Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made history as the first out governor to get married while in office • Out football player Carl Nassib made a game-changing play in his first regular season game as an…

In this week’s headlines: • We saw the first active professional baseball player come out as gay • Moderna has begun phase two trials of its potential new HIV vaccine • Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten have…

In this week's headlines: • Team LGBTQ brings home the medals at this year's Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo • Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib speaks to the press for the first time since coming out as gay…

In this week’s headlines: • Luke Prokop, of the Nashville Predators, came out as gay becoming the first active player in the National Hockey League • The U.S. Senate Thursday confirmed two groundbreaking LGBTQ appointees to the Department of Defense…

Talking with LGBTQ activist Aaron Baldwin about corporate support during Pride Month, pinkwashing (what is it?), how to best connect with our straight allies and more. Aaron is a recognized LGBTQ activist who has led campaigns against LGBTQ workplace discrimination…

In this week's headlines: • Carl Nassib of the Las Vegas Raiders comes out as gay • Supreme Court ruling addresses religious-based foster care programs & same-sex couples • An accident at a South Florida Pride event results in tragedy…

In this week’s headlines: • Presidential Pride proclamations are back • Congress votes to make Pulse Nightclub a national memorial • Gay men in the UK will have an easier time donating blood • A bakery in Texas experienced hideous…

In this week’s headlines: • A 13-year-old student was brutally bullied in her school hallway as other students stood laughing and recording the incident • A gay Black woman, Karine Jean-Pierre, made history at the White House this week •…

In this week’s headlines: • Catholic priests in Germany defy the Vatican and bless same-sex unions • GLAAD looks at social media safety for LGBTQ users • A 20-year-old gay man was beheaded by his own family in a brutal…

In this week's headlines: • Scoring Joe Biden’s LGBTQ accomplishments during his first 100 days in office • The AMA begs governors to let transgender kids be themselves • There's backlash for Colton Underwood’s Netflix 'coming out' reality series and…

In this week’s headlines: • President Biden appoints an out police chief to head up Customs and Border Protections • A new vaccine shows enormous promise against HIV • Polling shows Americans overwhelmingly oppose anti-transgender legislation • Colton Underwood, star…

In this week's LGBTQ headlines: • First-ever presidential proclamation for Transgender Day of Visibility • Arkansas has passed a series of anti-LGBTQ laws in a week • The Pentagon erases Trump-era ban on trans military service members • Legal same-sex…

In this week's headlines: • Japan takes a baby step towards marriage equality • A transgender student won a large settlement in his discrimination lawsuit against a school district in Minnesota • A pharmacist came to the aid of LGBTQ…

In this week’s headlines: • The European Union’s Parliament declared all 27 member countries an LGBT Freedom Zone • GLAAD announces they are tracking the Biden administration’s progress on LGBTQ issues • A 'Queer As Folk' reboot could be in…

In this week's headlines: • A new Gallup Poll shows more people identify as LGBTQ than ever before • Virginia has outlawed the use of the 'gay panic' and 'trans panic' legal defenses • Houston police have arrested a man…

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