Twist Podcast #22 Tennessee Vicious, HIV in LA Prisons, and Rainbow Trolls (When Gayters Attack)


Welcome to show #22 of The Twist, America’s only clothing optional podcast. Co-hosts Rick Rose and Mark McNease provide weekly news and opinion with a twist. Prepared specially for you this week: Sh*t we wanna talk about, Tennessee vicious, HIV in LA prisons, and rainbow trolls (when gayters attack).

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The Weekly Readlines April 29

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“Lucifer in the flesh. I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”

– John Boehner, when asked to describe Ted Cruz

Set of coffee cups. Vector   BIG CUP: THE WEEK’S TOP STORIES

They’ve come around the turn and there appears to be no stopping the front runners. Trump swept five states on Tuesday while Hillary settled for four. Berniacs continued to sour, blaming everyone but their candidate for his faltering bid.

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Prince’s sister stakes a wants stakes a claim, says megastar died without a will. Obama kiss-kissed the Saudis, while chastising them for torturing people, including American citizens. Torture or beheading? It’s a royal toss-up.

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Fenway Health Denounces Tennessee Bill Allowing Health Care Providers to Decline LGBT Patients

gI_101976_fenwayinstituteFrom Fenway Health

Boston, MA, April 28, 2016—Fenway Health denounced HB 1840, a Tennessee bill signed Wednesday, April 27 by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, which allows therapists and counselors to refuse mental health treatment to patients based on the counselor’s “sincerely held principles.” Under this law, mental health professionals could discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients without any legal repercussions.

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Q Audiobooks Pick of the Week: Christopher Fowler’s ‘Bryant & May – London’s Glory’

breyant and may_Welcome to a new Weekly Pick, brought to you by Q Audiobooks. What is Q Audiobooks? Keep listening … we’ll be launching later in 2016. A site devoted to fans of LGBT audiobooks, their authors and narrators, all in one fabulous location.

This week’s pick: Christopher Fowler’s Bryant & May – London’s Glory.

In every detective’s life there are cases that can’t be discussed. Now Arthur Bryant has decided to open the files on 11 of these previously unseen investigations. The first-ever collection of Bryant & May stories not only sheds light on 11 classic cases but also contains everything you need to know about the two octogenarian detectives and the Peculiar Crimes Unit.

Reclusive HIV-Positive Man Dies Tragically from Police Bullet

David Webb PhotoBy David Webb
The Rare Reporter

Reprinted with permission form The Rare Reporter

CEDAR CREEK LAKE — For two weeks after a law enforcement officer shot him to death in a day-long standoff, James Frederick Torres, also known as Anthony Bertoni, lay in a funeral home, waiting for his next of kin to sign documents allowing his body to be cremated at county expense.

In death, Torres remained alone and adrift, much the same as he had for at least the last decade of his life, maybe much longer.

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The Savvy Senior: How to Downsize Your Stuff for a Move

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,
Can you offer any helpful tips for downsizing? My husband and I are interested in moving to a condo downtown when we retire, but we need to get rid of a lot of our personal possessions before we can move. We’ve lived in the same house for almost 35 years and have accumulated tons of stuff.
Feeling Overwhelmed

Dear Feeling,
The process of weeding through a house full of stuff and parting with old possessions can be difficult and overwhelming for many people.

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