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NewsWrap: April 19

Ugandan trans man Chriton “Trinidad Jerry” Atuhwera dies of burns after a homophobic firebombing in Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp, the U.K.’s LGBT Advisory Panel falls apart after some members resign to protest government intransigence and the terms of the rest expire, Republican-controlled U.S. state legislatures advance bills to eliminate LGBTQ information from the classroom and trans athletes from school sports, the National Collegiate Athletic Association warns states considering anti-trans laws that discrimination is against their rules for tournament hosts, Australian “faith-based” homophobe Fred Nile will retire and pass the anti-equality torch to former Australian Christian Lobby leader Lyle Shelton, and U.S. President Joe Biden nominates gay Tucson, Arizona Police Chief Chris Magnus to lead the controversial Customs and Border Protection Agency.

Produced by Brian DeShazor
Written by Greg Gordon and Lucia Chappelle
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