LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or trans-gender) issues at the Summer Olympics in Rio, along with economics and politics provide the varied themes on Latin Pulse this week. First, the program delves into homophobia in Brazil and how Brazilian crowds have reacted to LGBT athletes. The program also includes an in-depth analysis into the current economic and political issues facing Cuba. The news segment of the program discusses the uptick in Zika cases in Honduras and how newborns are being affected there, while civil society groups call for more access to birth control.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Jim Buzinski of Outsports; and
Dan Hellinger of Webster University.
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell; and
Technical Director: Jim Singer.
*This program includes frank discussion of adult themes related to sexuality and sexual identity.
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(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 42 MB.)