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🏳️‍🌈✨ QCrew! Your Weekly Queer News Update: The United Methodist Church welcomes LGBTQ clergy & more, Gender affirming care wins in the South and Brittney Griner’s memoir “Coming Home” drops this week

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This week on the Queer News podcast Anna DeShawn reports that after decades of fighting the United Methodist Church has voted to welcome the Queers. In politics, a historic win for trans folks in West Virginia & North Carolina. Utah tries a trans snitch line but fails. In culture and entertainment, Brittney Griner’s book “Coming Home” drops this week, a look at the history of Queer comedy is coming to Netflix, and a lesbian sports rom-com is coming to life in a TV series thanks to a couple of your favorite women’s sports legends. Let’s go!

3:00 - After decades of fighting the United Methodist Church, has voted to welcome the queers

9:40 - A historic win for trans folks in West Virginia & North Carolina

13:17 - Utah tries a trans snitch line but fails

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16:57 - Brittney Griner’s book drops this week

19:44 - A look at the history of queer comedy special is coming to Netflix

21:07 - A lesbian sports rom-com is coming to life in a TV series thanks to a couple of your favorite women’s sports legends.

22:34 - Anna’s Got a Word


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