This Way Out: Gay in Malaysia & "108 Queer Questions"

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In majority Muslim Malaysia, the longing for liberation is becoming almost as powerful as the closet; author Abby Dees offers some answers to "Frank, Provocative Questions It's Ok to Ask Your Lesbian, Gay or Bi Loved One." Plus Delaware governor expected to ring civil unions bells, GOP AWOL for pro-DOMA hearing, partnerships dawn for couples in Liechtenstein and Ireland, and more news.

THIS WAY OUT 4/18/11 RUNDOWN (Program #1,203) CORRECTED VERSION

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108 queer questions get straight answers;
Malaysian gays confront Islam;
Delaware governor expected to ring civil unions bells, GOP AWOL for pro-DOMA hearing, Partnerships dawn in Liechtenstein and Ireland, and more global LGBT news

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COMPLETE RUNDOWN TEXT

Overnight Productions, Inc. 19.Apr.2011 03:48

Program #1,203 RUNDOWN

Opening teases/theme music/intro continuity. . . . . . . . . . . 1:19

SEGMENT #1 – "NewsWrap": Delaware is on the verge of becoming the 8th U.S. state to offer civil unions or domestic partnerships to same-gender couples; a subcommittee of the Republican-led House of Representatives holds a hearing to "defend marriage," while a bill to allow U.S. lesbians and gay men to sponsor their foreign partners for legal residency is introduced in both houses of Congress, and a companion bill to one already introduced in the House to ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is introduced in the Senate; Liechtenstein's Parliament passes a registered partnership law that will take effect in September, while gay and lesbian couples begin registering their civil partnerships in Ireland, and a marriage equality bill is introduced in Uruguay's Parliament; British officials will reportedly lift the outright ban on gay men donating blood, but will require donors to have been celibate for at least 10 years; an Indian government minister worries that all of his country's men will someday "become gays," a prominent Italian professor claims that gays caused the downfall of the Roman Empire, the Australian Defence Force is under fire for not disciplining some of its members for creating an anti-gay Facebook page and uploading a homophobic YouTube video, Los Angeles Lakers basketball superstar Kobe Bryant apologizes for his easy-to-lip-read homophobic slur during a nationally-televised game, and right-wing commentators get their shorts in a bunch over a young boy's neon pink-painted toenails (written by GREG GORDON, with thanks to REX WOCKNER with BILL KELLEY, and reported this week by CHRISTOPHER GAAL and JOHN TORRES) [9:47] + Billboard for the Abby Dees interview [:09] 9:56

SEGMENT #2 – Kuala Lumpur internet video journalist ZAN AZLEE finds Malaysia's Muslim LGBTs searching for answers and the chance to live authentic lives [5:07] + "TWO" ID by Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire Gene Robinson [:07] . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . 5:14

SEGMENT #3 – Abby Dees is a civil rights attorney and editor for St. Lynn’s Press who has been actively involved in lesbian, gay and bisexual rights and awareness work for 25 years. She is closely involved with the Los Angeles chapters of the Human Rights Campaign and the Trevor Project (gay teen suicide prevention), and the San Francisco office of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. She is also the author of “Queer Questions Straight Talk: 108 Frank, Provocative Questions It's Ok to Ask Your Lesbian, Gay or Bi Loved One”... and THIS WAY OUT’s Steve Pride had a few more questions for her to answer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:18

Closing Credits/continuity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:11

TOTAL PROGRAM TIME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28:58
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STATION PROMO COPY:

ANNCR: NEXT TIME ON "THIS WAY OUT," 108 QUEER QUESTIONS GET STRAIGHT

ANSWERS ... MALAYSIAN GAYS CONFRONT ISLAM ... AND IN OTHER NEWS,

DELAWARE GOVERNOR TO RING CIVIL UNIONS BELLS, G.O.P. AWOL FOR PRO-DOMA

HEARING, AND PARTNERSHIPS DAWN FOR COUPLES IN LIECHTENSTEIN AND IRELAND.

ALL THAT – AND MORE THIS WEEK - WHEN YOU TUNE IN TO "THIS WAY OUT:

THE INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN AND GAY RADIO MAGAZINE",

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
On the air since April 1988, "This Way Out" is the multi-award-winning internationally distributed weekly gay and lesbian radio newsmagazine.
The program currently airs on more than 200 local community radio stations around the world, globally distributed at www.radio4all.net, www.indymedia.org, to Pacifica Radio station affiliates in North America, and "Down Under" through distribution by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. Listeners can also hear "This Way Out" via our podcasts at www.thiswayout.org, on global short wave via Costa Rica-based station RFPI (Radio For Peace International/www.rfpi.org), across Europe, Africa/the Middle East, and Asia/Pacific regions on the World Radio Network (www.wrn.org), and on audio CD by individual subscription.
For lots of other information about "This Way Out" please visit www.thiswayout.org, email  TWOradio@aol.com, or write to P.O. Box 38327, Los Angeles, CA 90038-0327.
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