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Michelle Obama Heckled

That Moment When Ellen Sturtz Heckled Michelle Obama

Maurice Tracy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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?

WATCH: White House Advisor Blasts Michelle Obama's Heckler

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett appeared on HuffPost Live Thursday in conjunction with her appearance at The Third Metric, The Huffington P...

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

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

Amanda Terkel

Jay Carney: Michelle Obama Handled Heckler 'Brilliantly'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House spokesman Jay Carney gave First Lady Michelle Obama rave reviews for her Tuesday night response to a protester, saying she h...

Amanda Terkel

Michelle Obama Heckled By LGBT Protester

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama's speech Tuesday evening at a private Democratic National Committee fundraiser was interrupted by a protester,...