Each June, Pleasure month acknowledges the progress of the LGBTQ group and highlights what nonetheless must be performed to attain full equality. Over the course of the month, the “CBS This Morning” Podcast spoke with distinguished LGBTQ people about the whole lot from LGBTQ-friendly journey locations to compassion and braveness within the early days of HIV/AIDS.
Take heed to the conversations beneath, and subscribe to the “CBS This Morning” Podcast on any main podcast platform together with Apple Podcast, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud and TuneIn.
LGBTQ journey locations
In a dialog with CBS Information’ Anne-Marie Inexperienced, Conde Nast Traveler’s Mark Ellwood shares journey locations for the LGBTQ group. His favorites embrace standard worldwide locations like Sydney and Madrid, however he additionally recommends lesser-known locales like Botswana, South Africa, and Chengdu, China. On the subject of stateside trip spots, Ellwood suggests Saugatuck, alongside the shore of Lake Michigan, and the house of this 12 months’s World Pleasure, New York Metropolis.
The Trevor Challenge helps LGBTQ youth in disaster
The CEO of The Trevor Challenge, Amit Paley, joins “CBS This Morning” lead nationwide correspondent David Begnaud to share how his group helps lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender and queer younger folks beneath the age of 25. Paley began as a volunteer with the group a number of years in the past, answering telephone calls from younger folks in disaster or considering suicide. He discusses his journey to The Treveor Challenge’s prime position, and shares the messages he offers to youth who flip to the group for consolation. He additionally discusses the affect of the 1969 Stonewall Inn riots on the fashionable Pleasure motion, the significance of utilizing most well-liked pronouns, and the way The Trevor Challenge is teaming up with Google to make use of synthetic intelligence to higher help the group.
If you’re in disaster, name The Trevor Challenge hotline at 1-866-488-7386, textual content “START” to 678678 or go to TheTrevorProject.org.
How a bunch of nurses used compassion and braveness to take care of early AIDS sufferers
Two nurses who helped open the primary devoted HIV/AIDS hospital ward in the US be a part of CBS Information chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook to debate the brand new documentary “5B.” The movie reveals the compassionate care mannequin that the nurses, Alison Moed and Cliff Morrison, carried out in Ward 5B: shedding their hazmat fits to deal with AIDS sufferers with dignity and respect as they confronted near-certain demise. The duo shares why they confirmed braveness within the wake of the still-mysterious, lethal situation, even whereas others incorrectly feared that HIV was unfold by means of skin-to-skin contact. Plus, Dr. LaPook discusses his personal expertise treating HIV/AIDS sufferers within the 1980s, and shares that he suffers from PTSD as a result of dropping the entire AIDS sufferers he handled throughout that point.
The songwriting duo behind “The Promenade”
The inventive duo behind the brand new Broadway unique musical comedy “The Promenade” be a part of CBS Information contributor Jamie Wax to debate their 7 Tony Award nominations, together with a nomination for Greatest Musical. Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin share the key to their profitable 26-year working partnership, the affect they’ve seen “The Promenade” have on audiences, and what we are able to count on from the Ryan Murphy-produced Netflix adaptation of the present.
The celebrities of ‘Vida’ on the present’s LGBTQ and Latinx illustration, on and off display screen
The 2 feminine leads of the Starz sequence “Vida” be a part of “CBS This Morning” producer Gisela Perez to debate the hit present’s second season. Mishel Prada and Melissa Barrera deal with their advanced major characters: two estranged sisters who come collectively within the wake of their mom’s demise, and are compelled to confront rising household secrets and techniques collectively. Additionally they share why they’re proud to work on a present with underlying messages of self-confidence and feminine autonomy that is staffed by a majority of girls and Latinx writers.
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