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Pardon For Pre-Dont Ask, Don't Tell Vets..Sort Of...  Elon's Latest Tantrum...  and More News

Join Richie Roy and John McMullen for an insightful and thought-provoking episode of Richie & John on Monday, July 22nd, as they dive into the week's crucial LGBTQ+ headlines. This episode features discussion with James Apedaile, Vice President of American Veterans for Equal Rights and recurring correspondent on LGBTQ+ military issues. James discusses the recent pardons granted to veterans who were discharged under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the legal technicalities impacting others still waiting for justice. Other topics include the historic presence of Out LGBTQ+ athletes in the upcoming Paris Olympics, Elon Musk's response to California’s new law protecting school children from being outed, the Chino school district’s lawsuit against the state's SAFETY Act, and progressive steps in South Korea for same-gender couples. Plus, get ready as the countdown to the White House promises a whirlwind of political drama in the next 106 days with a new Democrat becoming the frontrunner.

Richie Roy and John McMullen share news, perspective and insight on a variety of topics of interest to people within the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. Veterans of working in national LGBTQ+ Television, Radio and Online Media, the duo cohosts three episodes of the  Richie & John podcast each week, updated on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 

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