Challenges and successes for Alaska’s LGBTQ community

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision and legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. But in the same week, the rainbow flag was burned outside of Identity, Anchorage’s LGBT community center. In these fast changing times, what challenges and successes are the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities facing here in Alaska?

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HOST: Anne Hillman


  • Melissa Green, activist and researcher
  • Josh Hemsath, Regional Development Organizer, Pride Foundation

KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, July 3 at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 4 at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 4 at 4:30 p.m.