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Michelle Obama Heckler

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?

WATCH: Beck Insults First Lady On The Air

Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

A controversial conservative talk show host openly criticized first lady Michelle Obama during his radio program Thursday. Glenn Beck, founder of T...

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...

Do Not Reward Michelle Obama's Heckler

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Morris W. O'Kelly

Stop rewarding hecklers. Doing so, opens the door further and further for more of the same if not increasingly disrespectful behavior. Head it off at the pass now.

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.

Amanda Terkel

Jay Carney: Michelle Obama Handled Heckler 'Brilliantly' | 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...