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Using religion to justify discrimination

June 2022 — The constitution is supposed to guarantee equality for all.  But is the LGBTQ equality movement endangered as separation between church and state is being eroded?  And can people embrace LGBTQ equality without giving up their religious beliefs?

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Covid-19 and AIDS

May-August 2020 – Activist Jay Blotcher joins OutCaster Lucas to talk about how the Covid-19 and AIDS pandemics were similar — and different. 

 

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An LGBTQ teenager’s evolving relationship with NYC Pride

June 2022 — Shoshana first attended Pride march at 12.  What has she learned since then, and how has it affected her understanding of why we celebrate Pride?




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Straight teenager embraces equality

May 2022 — What does a straight teenager do when he sees a lesbian schoolmate being taunted – and why?

 

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