Author Archives: Greg Miraglia

Outbeat Extra – December 29, 2013

On this edition of Outbeat Extra we celebrated the many victories realized by the LGBT community in 2013.  We took a look back at the top stories making LGBT headlines and shared some of our favorite segments from the year.  … Continue reading

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Outbeat News In Depth – December 22, 2013

A new LGBT political group is forming in Napa and Solano County. Craig Scott, Judith Learner, Andy Pembrook, and David Crumrine joined us to talk about this new civic organization modeled after the Stonewall Democrats. This group is calling themselves … Continue reading

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Outbeat News In Depth – November 24, 2013

This month our good friend Kinna Crocker and her colleague, Tate Birnie joined us to talk about a case they handled here in Sonoma County with two women who got married just a week before the Supreme Court ruled on … Continue reading

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Outbeat News In Depth: October 27, 2013

PFLAG, the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, is the nation’s oldest LGBT ally organization with over 200,000 members in 350 chapters.  The Napa FPLAG chapter has been revived this year by Rosemarie Vertullo.  Rosemarie joined us this month … Continue reading

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Outbeat Extra – September 29, 2013

Hosts Greg Miraglia and Gary Carnivele will discuss politics with Petaluma Councilman Gabe Kearney and co-founder of Sonoma County Stonewall Democrats Kevin Jones.  We’ll tackle political subjects such as serving the public as an out LGBT community member, what to … Continue reading

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Outbeat News In Depth – September 22, 2013

It was 15 years ago this October that Matthew Shepard was murdered in Laramie, Wyoming in one of the most notorious hate crimes in our nations history.  But who was Matthew Shepard, or as his friends knew him, “Matt Shepard.”  … Continue reading

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Outbeat News In Depth – August 25, 2013

Over 37,000 same-sex couples are likely to get married here in California over the next three years. This means a great deal of new activity for those involved in the wedding business. A group of local businesses is forming a … Continue reading

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Outbeat News In Depth – July 28, 2013

Now that same-sex marriage has been restored in California, what’s next in our fight for LGBT rights? This month the relatively new executive director of Equality California, John O’Connor, joined us to talk about how he has helped to revitalize … Continue reading

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Outbeat News In Depth – June 23, 2013

This is our 2013 Pride edition of Outbeat News In Depth.  We begin by celebrating the 35th anniversary of the rainbow flag with an interview of the flag’s creator, Gilbert Baker, by long-time LGBT activist Cleve Jones.  This interview took … Continue reading

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Outbeat News In Depth – May 26, 2013

60 years ago last month, President Eisenhower signed an executive order directing that all “sexual perverts” be discovered and removed from government jobs.  Over 5000 gay people lost their jobs, but you aren’t likely to read about this event in … Continue reading

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