Hospitals' desperate need for donated blood during COVID-19 forced an end to a long-held policy blocking gay men from donating. But not without controversy. The Navy waived the Trump administration's ban on transgender personnel for one lieutenant. Is this the first step in rescinding the ban altogether? And another historic moment in Boston will, for the first time, not be celebrated with a party in the streets — Boston Pride's 50th anniversary has been postponed to next year.

Those stories and more on our LGBTQ News Round Table.

Grace Sterling Stowell — executive director of the Boston Alliance of Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Youth, or BAGLY.

Janson Wu — executive director of GLAD GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders.

Sue O'Connell — political commentator for NECN and co-publisher of Bay Windows and South End News.