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NewsWrap June 6, 2022


HEADLINES

Jerusalem Pride Parade defies death threats

Rubio dethrones Drag Queen Story Time

Mandela's prison becomes beacon of Pride

Senegalese mob attacks guest mistaken for gay

Australia’s new Labor government displays historic diversity

Survey reveals US Republicans reek of transphobia

SUMMARY

Jerusalem Pride organizers and supportive government officials parade despite death threats that led to ten arrests, rightwing Florida Senator Marco Rubio leads the charge to cancel a Pride Month Drag Queen Story Time at a German U.S. Air Force base library, the Robben Island site of South Africa’s infamous political prison celebrates Pride for the first time, a homophobic mob in Senegal’s capital of Dakar brutally assaults a visiting U.S. musician whose attire suggests to them he might be gay, Australia’s new Labor Party P.M. Anthony Albanese will govern outright with a record number of women in the Cabinet and eight out lawmakers elected to Parliament, and irrational homophobia and transphobia move from the fringes to the mainstream of the U.S. Republican Party.


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