Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by talking with listeners about whether families are being priced out of Boston.

Callie Crossley talked about the history and future of Juneteenth, and the Boston bar trolling Stephen and Ayesha Curry. Crossley hosts GBH’s Under the Radar and Basic Black.

Callie Crossley on BPR | June 17, 2022

Patty Bouree and Allison McClaury joined us for Drag Queen Story Hour, live at the Boston Public Library. They also talked about LGBTQ+ acceptance in the wake of politicians’ attacks on drag events across the country. Patty Bouree heads Boston’s Branch of Drag Queen Story Hour. MacLaury is the director of education for the Mosesian Center for the Arts. Together, they’re organizing “Let’s Say Gay! A Community Pride Event” at the Mosesian Center for the Arts in Watertown.

Ms. Patty and Allison MacLaury on BPR | June 17, 2022

David Hogg weighed in on the road ahead for gun legislation in Washington. Hogg is a Parkland shooting survivor and a co-founder of March For Our Lives.

David Hogg on BPR | June 17, 2022

Sue O’Connell talked about Yellowstone National Park’s “unprecedented” flooding, and the visible ways climate change has impacted the U.S. National Park System. O’Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and the South End News, as well as NECN's political commentator and explainer-in-chief.

Sue O'Connell on BPR | June 17, 2022

Jessica Johnson Brock, Annie Rabbat, Patricia Au and Vera Savage joined us for a live performance at the Boston Public Library ahead of this weekend’s Boston Lyric Opera’s Street Stage shows. Johnson Brock is the Senior Director of Artistic Operations at the Boston Lyric Opera. Rabbat, Au and Savage are members of the Boston Lyric Opera.

Boston Lyric Opera on BPR | June 17, 2022

We ended the show by talking with listeners about France’s worker-friendly laws, from 30 days of paid vacation to restrictions on when bosses can text employees.