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January 2021 – Can a cakeshop cite religious beliefs in refusing to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple? And what’s the bigger picture? Part 5 of an in-depth series.
May-August 2020 – Activist Jay Blotcher joins OutCaster Lucas to talk about how the Covid-19 and AIDS pandemics were similar — and different. Part 4 includes a commentary about following the advice of medical experts, not elected officials.
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January 2021 — OutCaster Vivian talks about how LGBTQ teens who are dating can get the support and validation they need from friends, teachers, and — hopefully — family.
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January 2021 – Trans actors playing trans roles; a new statement from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; LGBTQ controversy at a Starbucks location.
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