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That Moment When Ellen Sturtz Heckled Michelle Obama

Maurice Tracy | Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Maurice Tracy

How does BlaQueer me cheer on Sturtz for heckling Michelle Obama unless I ignore the racial composition of the encounter? How does BlaQueer me cheer on Michelle Obama for dismissing the heckler unless I ignore Sturtz's position as a second-class citizen vis-à-vis her sexuality?

We'll 'Max Out,' but at What Cost?

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

How can the Democratic Party ask LGBT donors to "max out" after ignoring our pleas to protect us against discrimination in the workplace? So on Tuesday night, Ellen Sturtz, a longtime activist and a previous Democratic donor, asked the first lady that question.

WATCH: First Lady Confronts Heckler

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

When Michelle Obama's speech at a private Democratic National Committee fundraiser was interrupted by a heckler, the First Lady took a stand. Obama...

In Defense of Heckling Michelle Obama: Where Do Civil Rights Happen?

Taylor Cole Miller | Posted 08.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Taylor Cole Miller

I didn't give the FLOTUS heckling much thought until I ran across CNN Newsroom anchor Carol Costello's condescending interview with CNN analyst LZ Granderson. She suggests that equal rights groups should be happy with the glacial march toward progress and equality.