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Emmy-winning broadcast journalist Charlotte Robinson hosts OUTTAKE
, a series of audio interviews that broadcast on Google News
and iTunes. Each week Charlotte chats with LGBT leaders, their allies,
and celebrities about our issues and more.
Listen and download over 100 audio interviews at

Entries by Charlotte Robinson

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

(1) 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)

(1) 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)

(8) 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)

(2) 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)

(2) 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)

(1) 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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Filmmaker Garry DuFour Talks Documentary Atomic Veterans Speak (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 4:54 PM

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This week I talked with LGBT ally, filmmaker Garry DuFour about his current project Atomic Veterans Speak. From 1942 until 1962 almost 200,000 U.S. soldiers were often unknowingly exposed to different levels of radiation during the...

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Betty Buckley Talks Provincetown Events, LGBT Equality and More (AUDIO)

(2) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 7:21 PM


This week, I talked with Tony Winner Betty Buckley about her upcoming events presented by Adam Berry at the Peregrine Theatre Ensemble in Provincetown, Massachusetts on September 2, 3 and 4. Buckley is doing a "talk back" with the audience after the performance of...

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Kate Clinton, Edie Windsor and LGBT Supporters Talk Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 8:22 PM

In the conclusion of my exclusive two part audio montage series I talked with LGBT lawyers, activists and allies at the annual Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) Summer Party at the Pilgrim Monument and Museum in Provincetown, Massachusetts. This...

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Mary Bonauto, Civil Rights Advocates and Activists Talk LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 1:43 PM

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In the first installment of my exclusive two-part audio montage series, I talked with LGBT advocates, activists and allies at the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) Prelude Party at Sage Lounge in Provincetown, Massachusetts. It was an intimate celebration with GLAD Board members...

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Jason Stuart Talks Being An Out Actor and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2015 | 9:41 AM

This week I talked with Jason Stuart one of the most prolific character actors and an outrageous openly gay stand-up comedian. Jason Stuart has been in over 175 films and TV shows and has performed in major LGBT events, the Montreal Comedy Festival, Broadway, Comedy Clubs and to 100,000 people...

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Jen Foster Talks The White Room Sessions & LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(2) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 9:07 AM

This week I talked with singer/songwriter Jen Foster about launching her Pledge Music Campaign to support her new ambitious double record project entitled The White Room Sessions. Over the last 5 years Jen has been making regular trips to Los Angeles to record...

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Bobcat Goldthwait, Larry Kramer, Jennifer Coolidge and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 3:46 PM


In the conclusion of my exclusive two-part audio montage series, I talked with celebrities, activists and filmmakers at the 17th annual Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) press luncheon. First I talked to straight ally and PIFF 2015 Filmmaker on the Edge Award recipient Bobcat...

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Gary Buseck GLAD's Legal Director Explains SCOTUS Marriage Decision (AUDIO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 10:49 AM

I participated in a conference call following the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling that gay and lesbian couples in the United States, no matter where they live, have the same legal right to marry as heterosexual couples. The call was hosted by...

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