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June 28, 2019: 50 Years After Stonewall; Women's Soccer Puts Spotlight On Gender Inequality43:30
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Friday marks 50 years since the Stonewall riots in New York, which helped spark the LGBTQ rights movement. So where does the movement stand for young people now who identify as LGBTQ? Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with Amit Paley, CEO and executive director of The Trevor Project. Also, the Women's World Cup is generating lots of buzz and drawing more attention to women's soccer, a sport that has struggled to receive equity over the years. Here & Now's Femi Oke speaks with British sports journalist and author Gemma Clarke about the women on the U.S. team and the sport's checkered history. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's June 28, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on June 28, 2019.

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