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NewsWrap: June 28

Seventeen European heads of state condemn Hungary’s new “no promo homo” law, notoriously homophobic Polish officials mock as thousands defiantly reboot Warsaw Pride parade, organizers of Istanbul’s banned Pride march vow to “meet in the streets” regardless, Canada’s House of Commons overwhelmingly votes to ban “conversion therapy,” a gay Hong Kong widower’s win in a major housing and inheritance equality case is reaffirmed, the U.S. Veterans Administration announces that trans veterans’ healthcare coverage will include gender affirming surgery, World War II codebreaking hero and “father of the modern computer” Alan Turing becomes the first gay man depicted on British currency, and Stonewall Inn owners nix Pride Weekend sales of Anheuser-Busch beers to protest the company’s donations to anti-LGBTQ legislators!

Produced by Brian DeShazor
Written by Greg Gordon and Lucia Chappelle
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