The mayor of Ridgeland, Mississippi decides on his own for religious reasons not to release approved funding for the county library until it removes LGBTQ-related books, but other local officials and the community are up in arms!

A Christian primary-secondary school in Brisbane is forced to withdraw an enrollment contract sent to parents that called homosexuality “sinful” and required students to be admitted on the basis of their “biological sex.”

Excerpts from her historic keynote address at the 1976 Democratic National Convention illustrate a “Rainbow Minute” biography of U.S. Representative Barbara Jordan (read by Candace Gingrich, produced by Judd Proctor and Brian Burns).

And in NewsWrap: Ghanaian Anglican Bishops reverse support for anti-LGBTQ bill, Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” Lokodo dies, Iran hangs two men for same-gender sex, Hungarian court okays newspaper’s pedophilia smear against lesbian group, South Dakota Republicans boot trans kids from sports, and elementary school pulls child’s “Gay Is OK” artwork citing Nazi flag parallel, and more international LGBTQ news reported this week by Tanya Kane-Parry and Marcos Najera (produced by Brian DeShazor).

All this on the February 7, 2022 edition of This Way Out!

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