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On Outbeat Extra we take a look back at the people, events, and music that made LGBT news headlines. The Huffington Post said that was, “the best of times and the worst of times” for the LGBT community. Celebrities and professional athletes “came out” with little or no fanfare and we saw the social conscious of the country change in November when the first president to support marriage equality for same-sex couples was re-elected to a second term. More LGBT candidates were elected into office in one election than ever before. Tami Baldwin became the first “out” member of the United State Senate as Barney Frank, the first “out” member of the United States Congress retired. Religious extremists, including the Pope, spoke out loudly and frequently against us while the Boy Scouts of America re-affirmed its policy prohibiting gay people from participating in their programs. The year concluded with the United States Supreme Court deciding to hear California’s Proposition 8 appeal and several appeals related to the Defense of Marriage Act. 2013 promises to be just as exciting as 2012.
Hosts Greg Miraglia and Gary Carnivele finishes up the this year’s Election Special Fifth Sunday with an exclusive interview with Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey, who will retire after serving her ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Petaluma resident has been an out-spoken champion of the LGBT Community and it’s struggle for civil rights, including same-sex marriage. Also joining us is Dr. Ardel Thomas, the department chair of the LGBT Studies Program at City College of San Francisco. She discusses the challenges community colleges are facing in California in the wake of sweeping budget cuts that now threaten programs that directly serve the LGBT community.
Outbeat Radio has dedicated this election year’s fifth Sunday shows to politics. Hosts Gary Carnivele and Greg Miraglia will interview Sonoma County Supervisor candidates Susan Gorin and John Sawyer, who will face-off in a run-off election in November.
Fifth Sunday Political Show Special. Hosts Gary Carnivele and Greg Miraglia will interview U.S. Congressional candidates California State Assemblymember Jared Huffman and businesswoman Tiffany Renee. The candidates will be asked a host of questions, most of which concern issues of interest to the LGBT Community, both locally and on a national level.
On Outbeat Extra! Gary Carnivele and Greg Miraglia talk with Susan Adams and Norm Solomon who are both vying to replace Lynn Woolsey in the US Congress. This is the first of a 3-part series airing this year featuring aspiring candidates for state and federal office representing the north bay area.