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Episode 85 – John Selig Outspoken: The Book – JFK and The Age of Camelot & President Obama Supports Same Sex Marriage

Two essays that will go into The Book are featured. The first deals with my recollection of President John Kennedy.. He was the hero of many in my parent’s generation and the first president I remember. I saw JFK when … Continue reading

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Episode 81 – John Selig Outspoken: The Book – One Person at a Time – A Coming Out Chronicle

I share the breakup of my thirteen-year marriage to Linda, the coming to terms with my depression and my coming out of the closet. This was an emotionally difficult period of my life but one where I grew stronger by … Continue reading

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Episode 79 – John Selig Outspoken (The Book) – Today Was My Day From Hell

This is an essay for my upcoming book entitled John Selig Outspoken (The Book). The essay is called “Today Was the Day from Hell.” On January 12th 2012 a newspaper article in Canada’s Globe and Mail Newspaper indicating that same-sex … Continue reading

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Episode 62 – Andy Thayer – Gay Activist and Co-Founder, Gay Liberation Network (Part 2 of 2) Plus My Commentary “40 Years Ago This Week”

Andy Thayer is the consummate street activist. He has lead numerous protests in Chicago and elsewhere and was arrested on May 16th, 2009 in Russia for participating in Moscow’s gay pride event. Andy is also co-founder of Day of Decision … Continue reading

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Episode 61 – Andy Thayer – Gay Activist and Co-Founder, Gay Liberation Network (Part 1 of 2 Parts)

Andy Thayer is the consummate street activist. He has lead numerous protests in Chicago and elsewhere and was arrested on May 16th, 2009 in Russia for participating in Moscow’s gay pride event. Andy is also co-founder of Day of Decision … Continue reading

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Episode 53 – Commentary Titled “Election 2008 – The Joy of Victory, The Agony of Defeat”

This episode features my commentary on the 2008 election celebrating the joy of Barack Obama being elected as the next president of the U.S. and the Democrats expanding their majority in both house of Congress. I also comments on the … Continue reading

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Episode 42 – Robin Tyler, Activist, One of First Plaintiffs in CA Same-Sex Marriage Case, She & Diane Olson First Same-Sex Marriage Performed in LA County. (Part 2 of 2)

Robin Tyler discusses the outcome of the same-sex marriage case that was won in the California Supreme Court. Robin then walks us through the her and Diane Olson obtaining their marriage license at the Beverly Hills Courthouse and their wedding … Continue reading

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Episode 41 – Robin Tyler, Activist, One of First Plaintiffs in CA Same-Sex Marriage Case, She & Wife First Same-Sex Marriage Performed in LA County. (Part 1 of 2)

Robin Tyler, comic and activist discusses discusses the current state of politics in the US and where LGBT rights fit in, the importance of grassroots activism as critical in the fight for LGBT rights, her activism in the LGBT community. … Continue reading

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Episode 23 – Geoff Callan & Matt Kennedy Discuss Their Documentary on Same-Sex Marriage, “Pursuit of Equality” & Jeffrey Reid Baker Discusses “Classical Music Is a Dirty Word.”

Episode 23 – Geoff Callan, Producer and Co-Director and Matt Kennedy Production Executive of “Pursuit of Equality:The Unfinished Work of American Freedom. This documentary chronicles same-sex marriages in Sn Francisco that Mayor Gavin Newsom enabled on his 34th day in … Continue reading

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Episode 5 – Judge Harvey Brownstone (Canada) & Dallas Voice

Judge Harvey Brownstone, the first openly gay judge in Canada, share an update on same-sex marriages in Canada. “Dallas Voice” publisher, Robert Moore, and editor, Tammye Nash, discuss what it takes to produce the Dallas/Fort Worth LGBT weekly newspaper. This … Continue reading

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