For Pride Month, reflecting on progress and the road ahead

Equal Time, Ep. 31

Gay marriage rights wave equality flags  outside the Supreme Court before the start of oral arguments on marriage equality in 2015 (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Gay marriage rights wave equality flags outside the Supreme Court before the start of oral arguments on marriage equality in 2015 (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted June 30, 2022 at 5:00am

As Pride Month ends, celebration is tempered by setbacks across the country, from laws that ban transgender athletes from competing in school sports to efforts to remove books on the LGBTQ experience from library shelves. And with a Supreme Court willing to overturn precedent, many wonder if LGBTQ rights will be next. What is needed, culturally and legally, to ensure forward movement on the path to equality for all Americans? What can organizations and corporations do to be more intentional in supporting the LGBTQ community?

"Equal Time" host Mary C. Curtis explores what comes next with guests Sasha Buchert, a senior attorney in the Washington, D.C., office of Lambda Legal, and Kendra R. Johnson, executive director at Equality North Carolina.

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