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NewsWrap: June 14

A High Court Justice in India orders sweeping anti-bias protections for LGBTQ people, detainees from an LGBTQ homeless shelter in Uganda and a queer advocacy meeting in Ghana are bailed out pending bogus COVID violation trials, Australia’s far-right anti-queer Christian Democratic Party is forced into receivership, the U.S. Senate surprisingly votes unanimously to designate the scene of the massacre at the queer-friendly Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida as a national memorial, San Antonio’s Jalen McKee-Rodriguez becomes the first Black gay man elected to a city council seat in the state of Texas, Pennsylvania Lieutenant-Governor and queer ally John Fetterman is forced by Republican lawmakers to take down his rainbow flag, Major League Baseball teams the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants each celebrate Pride in diverse ways, and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris walks with Pride in Washington, DC.

Produced by Brian DeShazor
Written by Greg Gordon and Lucia Chappelle
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