Episode 10

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10th Aug 2023

GAYBC Happy Hour | Original Date: August 10, 2023

Indulge in a double shot of diversity, entertainment, and thought-provoking discussions with your charismatic hosts Richie Roy, Chick Maxson, and Johnny Mac on this week's episode of GAYBC Happy Hour. Get ready for a whirlwind of engaging conversations that dive deep into the pulse of LGBTQ+ life. This time around, we're covering a spectrum of topics that matter. From the cheers and tears of the Women's World Cup to the bittersweet farewell of soccer icon Megan Rapinoe as she takes her final bow on the professional field, we'll celebrate her legacy and the strides women are making in sports. But it's not all victories on the horizon. Florida continues to show it is unworthy of being called the Sunshine State. We’ll also shed light on the poignant story of one of the few pediatric heart specialists bidding adieu to Louisiana due to the weight of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation. The episode takes a serious turn as we discuss the implications and repercussions of such unfortunate policies. Our lively conversation then takes a techy twist, exploring the riveting world of Artificial Intelligence. With its potential for both progress and peril, we'll weigh the pros and cons of this evolving force and dissect its disconcerting alignment with pro-anorexia sentiments. Can AI truly break away from amplifying societal problems?

Wayne Brady's recent revelation about being pansexual will have our hosts deliberate whether Hollywood still stands as a daunting platform for non-heterosexual individuals to expose their personal lives. Lastly, we take a political shot as we dissect Ohio voters' resounding stance against making state Constitution amendments more stringent. Could this be a harbinger of further pushback in 2024, in response to the contentious Supreme Court ruling on women's reproductive rights? And, if you won the Lotto, just how philanthropic might you be? Tune in, sip your preferred concoction, and join us for a rollercoaster ride of emotions, insights, and a dash of glam on GAYBC Happy Hour!

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About the Podcast

GAYBC Happy Hour
Richie Roy and Johnny Mac Maxson co-host a weekly LGBTQ-themed Happy Hour, one of the All-New Mutual Broadcasting System pilot programs from the GAYBC Radio Network division.

Each episode will be produced live and welcome listener interaction on a variety of topics that will span LGBTQ-related topics and mainstream issues alike. Each week, the terrific trio will engage with newsmakers, thought leaders, and interesting people from all walks of life in a two-hour dialog that welcomes participation via telephone calls to (760) 677-0111. Messages may also be sent via e-mail to studio@gaybchappyhour.com. Following each live broadcast, shows will be made available as a podcast for convenience listening.

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