Determined Mongolians come out and get even; Bristol’s LGBT History Month observance brings tears and cheers; activism brings backlash in Belarus, there are wedding announcements in four U.S. states but Thailand’s “Town of Love” rejects marriage-seeking same-gender couples, topless Parisian feminists celebrate Pope Benedict’s surprise departure.
Elected Bristol mayor George Ferguson & openly gay Lord Mayor Peter Main; playwright Neil Bartlett; “out” trans writer Cheryl Morgan; historian Catherine Littlejohns; and Mongolian LGBT activists Otgonbaatar Tsedendemberel & Anaraa Nyamd
Hosted by Greg Gordon and produced with Lucia Chappelle. “NewsWrap” reporters: Gary Shaw & Natalie Peoples; producer: Steve Pride. Correspondents: Mary Milton; Katie Cook & Maggie Young. Theme Music: Kim Wilson. Additional content: Janis Ian.