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NewsWrap: June 7


Police in Uganda raid a purported “gay wedding” at an LGBTQ shelter and arrest 44 people on COVID restriction violations, Chile’s conservative President Pinera unexpectedly pushes for marriage equality during his annual address to Congress, Republican Governor DeSantis signs bills to ban trans competitors in Florida school sports and cut funding for Pulse massacre survivors, Wisconsin Governor Evers issues three pro-queer anti-bias executive orders, Governor Cox issues Utah’s first official Pride month proclamation, President Biden leads U.S. embassies and Cabinet heads Granholm and Buttigieg in Pride month greetings, and the tech giant honors gay activist Frank Kameny with a Google Doodle and awards multi-million dollar Google.org grants to international LGBTQ and trans advocacy organizations.


Produced by Brian DeShazor
Written by Greg Gordon and Lucia Chappelle
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