Schedule for Friday 27 June


Here's what we have on tap for you today. Please note all schedules are subject to last-minute changes. Check back for updates. 

  • Friday Live: performances throughout the show from pop punk band Against Me! from their album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues. The band made headlines when their male lead singer came out as transgender, and started living and performing as Laura Jane Grace. [FULL POST]

  • Russian journalist and writer-in-exile Masha Gessen joins Jian in person for the first time since fleeing her home country -- a decision she made with a heavy heart following the introduction of homosexual propaganda laws. [FULL POST]

  • Gay rights activist Frank Mugisha joins Jian to discuss the harsh new laws targeting the LGBT community in his home country. Uganda criminalized homosexuality this year, making it punishable with a lifetime in prison. [FULL POST]

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