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Elizabeth Schwartz Talks SAGE Fundraising Event and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 7:51 AM

This week I talked with Elizabeth Schwartz, Co-chair of the Board of Directors of SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) about their upcoming event that takes place February 6th in Miami at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables from 6P to 8P. The evening will be honoring LGBT Pioneer...

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Ken Henderson Talks One Night Only Benefit Cabaret and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2016 | 10:53 AM

This week I talked with Ken Henderson Executive Director of Richmond/Ermet AID Foundation that for over twenty years has raised millions of dollars by producing Broadway quality entertainment events and galas to advance HIV treatments and support AIDS services until there is a...

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Jen Richards Talks New Web Series Her Story and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2016 | 12:19 PM

This week I talked with writer-actress Jen Richards about her fabulous new web series Her Story. The series is co-written by Jen who we first became familiar with on the reality series I Am Cait and Laura Zak from the tello series #Hashtag....

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Filmmaker Tim McCarthy Talks Worldwide LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted January 12, 2016 | 2:42 PM

To kick off the New Year I talked with filmmaker Tim McCarthy about his recent trip to Uganda to complete the filming of his documentary "Voices of the Abasiyazzi - Combatting Homophobia in Uganda" that he is producing with Pepe Julian Onziema. Abasiyazzi is the Ugandan equivalent of the American...

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Elliot Tiber Talks New Memoir After Woodstock and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted December 21, 2015 | 7:35 AM

This week I talked with writer/producer Elliot Tiber about his third volume of memoirs entitled "After Woodstock." The book completes his trilogy following the critically acclaimed "Palm Trees on the Hudson" and his breakout bestseller "Taking Woodstock" co-written with Tom Monte...

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Kate Clinton Talks 2015 LGBT Year End Review (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted December 16, 2015 | 4:43 PM

This week I talked with Kate Clinton our favorite political humorist for our seventh annual LGBT year end review and chat about what 2016 will bring. This has definitely been the year for marriage equality with the Supreme Court ruling finally making gay...

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Writer Phyllis Nagy Talks About Her Film Carol and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2015 | 9:51 AM

This week I talked with writer-director Phyllis Nagy about her latest screenplay Carol starring Cate Blanchett that recently won the New York Film Critics Circle for Best Screenplay and Best Film. This much anticipated romantic film is an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's important...

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Bridget McManus Talks New Web Series Maybelle and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted December 2, 2015 | 10:24 PM

This week I talked with Bridget McManus about her new romantic web series "Maybelle" that premiers on on Sunday December 13th. The story is about Maybelle Garris (Bridget McManus) who must learn to live for herself as a gay woman in the...

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Migguel Anggelo Talks New CD, Upcoming Show and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 1:36 PM

This week I talked with Migguel Anggelo about his new CD entitled "La Casa Azul" and upcoming performance of "Another Son of Venezuela" at Joe's Pub on December 1st in New York City. In a similar genre to Justin Vivian Bond, Migguel has...

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Jonathan Welsh Talks Miami White Party Week and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 3:02 PM

This week I talked with Jonathan Welsh, Marketing and Development Manager with Care Resource about their event the White Party Week in Miami, Florida that takes place November 25th to November 30th. Since its inception in 1984 the White Party Week has raised...

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Ann Hampton Callaway Talks New CD, Concerts and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2015 | 6:03 PM

This week I talked with singer/songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway about her upcoming concerts and new jazz holiday CD The Hope Of Christmas singing the lyrics of William Schermerhorn. Ann will be performing at the upcoming Tyler Clementi Foundation's 2015 Upstander Legacy Celebration on...

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Chef Rossi Talks New Book The Raging Skillet and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2015 | 2:28 PM

This week I talked with Chef Rossi about her new must-read memoir The Raging Skillet. Chef Rossi's story is a fabulous journey of cooking her way through some of life's biggest challenges in New York City's most unlikely kitchens. Talking her...

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Melissa Ferrick Talks New CD, US Tour and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2015 | 6:17 PM


This week I talked with singer-songwriter Melissa Ferrick about her current tour and brand new CD which is her 12th original album to date. Ferrick has been performing her deeply personal brand of "rock folk" (as she calls it) for more than two decades....

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Susan Claassen Talks "A Conversation With Edith Head" and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2015 | 11:39 AM

This week I talked with thespian Susan Claassen about her fabulous play "A Conversation With Edith Head" that runs October 21st to October 24th in Palm Springs, California. For six decades the legendary costume designer Edith Head worked on over eleven hundred films,...

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Jeanne Leszczynski Talks Women's Week in Provincetown 2015 and More (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2015 | 5:22 PM

This week I talked with Jeanne Leszczynski co-owner of the Sage Inn in Provincetown Massachusetts about Women's Week in Ptown that takes place October 12 through the 18. In 1984 several entrepreneurial and fabulous lesbian innkeepers, shown in the above vintage photo, came...

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Jennifer Finney Boylan Talks Transgender Equality and Honored By GLAD (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 6:45 PM

I talked with Jennifer Finney Boylan, the first best-selling transgender author in the U.S. whose writings, teachings and activism have significantly illuminated and articulated the transgender experience. Jennifer is being honored by GLAD (Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders) with the...

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Lawrence "Larry" Watson Talks Music For Social Change and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2015 | 10:41 AM

This week I talked with Lawrence "Larry" Watson who is performing with his Jazz Group "Workforce" and special guest guitarist Shun Ng at the Promise Place School Boston Gala that takes place Saturday September 26, 2015 at the Seaport Boston Hotel. Larry Watson...

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Diego Miguel Sanchez Talks Promise Place School Gala and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2015 | 4:56 PM

This week I talked with Diego Miguel Sanchez the National Director of Policy at PFLAG who is being honored with the Lifetime Dedication Award at the Promise Place School Boston Gala to benefit LGBTQ homeless youth that takes place Saturday September 26, 2015...

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Kate Geis and John Tomlinson Talk "Paul Taylor: Creative Domain" (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2015 | 4:53 PM

This week I talked with Filmmaker Kate Geis about her documentary Paul Taylor: Creative Domain and John Tomlinson, Executive Director of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation. Paul Taylor is one of the dance world's most elusive and admired choreographers. For 60 years he...

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Cleary Wolters, the Real Alex Tells Her Story In Out Of Orange and More (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 3:06 PM

This week I talked with Cleary Wolters about her fabulous memoir Out Of Orange. Cleary is the real inspiration for Piper Kerman's "Orange Is The New Black" character Nora Jansen that became the Netflix series' Alex Vause portrayed by Laura Prepon....

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