queer rights

It’s another EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks to journalist Sian Norris to discuss her recent book Bodies Under Siege: How the Far-Right Attack on Reproductive Rights Went Global. Then, Emma talks to Sam Russek, reporter and researcher at The New Republic, to discuss his recent piece on the upcoming Houston mayoral race. First, Emma runs through today’s headlines, diving into a disheartening SCOTUS […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam hosts independent journalist Erin Reed to discuss the recent spate of anti-trans bills working their way through state legislatures across the country. Then they’re joined by Joshua Landis, head of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, to discuss Syria’s recent re-introduction into the Arab League. It’s Hump Day! Sam hosts independent […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam hosts Osita Nwanevu, contributing editor at the New Republic and columnist at The Guardian, to round up the week in news. Then, Sam’s joined in-studio by comedian H. Jon Benjamin to discuss his new Jazz Daredevil Whisky Highball! First, Sam runs through updates on the Respect for Marriage Act, Alito’s role in Supreme Court leaks, and […]
Sam and Emma host Mark Joseph Stern, senior writer at Slate, to discuss the recent opening arguments that have come in front of the Supreme Court. First, they run through updates on today’s Georgia runoff, Ukraine’s offensive in Russia, another Fed interest hike, the continuing railway labor fight, and more, before diving into Kevin McCarthy exercising his beautifully weak leadership […]
Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. First, Sam and Emma dive into local responses to the Arizona voting issues, with two counties not named Maricopa refusing to certify results because of what happened in Maricopa, and the massive statement issued by Ehsan Hajsafi, captain of the Iranian soccer team, in the […]
Sam and Emma host writer Raina Lipsitz to discuss her recent book The Rise of a New Left: How Young Radicals Are Shaping the Future of American Politics. First, Emma and Sam run through updates on the tragic terrorist attack in Colorado Springs, ongoing rail union bargaining, Kari Lake’s voter disenfranchisement claims, Russian-forced blackouts across Ukraine, and Mike Pence […]
Sam and Emma host ACLU Deputy Director for Transgender Justice Chase Strangio to discuss the anti-trans legislation make its way across GOP-controlled statehouses across America. We’re live at noon ET. Sam and Emma begin with discussing the Biden administration’s immigration policy at the border and react to Dan Crenshaw’s interview with Mehdi Hassan. Then, Sam […]