Episode

4/29 Mike Signorile: It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality

April 29, 2015

The death toll continues to climb in Nepal after that countries massive earthquake. Baltimore calms for the moment and Hillary Clinton speaks out on mass incarceration and Rand Paul blames bad parenting for the crisis in Baltimore.

SiriusXM host Mike Signorile author of the new book  It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality, explains the state of play on the marriage equality case being heard before the Supreme Court right now. Why liberal Justices have become far more aggressive on marriage equality. Justice Ginsburg destroys the “traditional” argument against marriage equality. The problem with the word inevitable and the problem with magnanimous. How to take on deep rooted homophobia. Why anti Gay bigots are still given far to much respect on media platforms. How many Americans are out and how many are still in the closet. Isn’t “outing” really reporting. Also how to reverse the deeper strains of homophobia and Transphobia.

On The Fun Half: Pat Robertson tells a woman to forgive her husband for having an affair with a man because “he isn’t a habitual homosexual”. The future of the middle class in the contract economy. Bernie Sanders enters the 2016 race! Baltimore mom whose viral tape of her hitting her son at the protests says that she didn’t want him to become another “Freddie Grey”. Texas Republican connects marriage equality to the crisis in Baltimore and a anti Gay state politician is outed for posting his pictures of his penis on Grindr. Also your calls and IMs.

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