Thursday, January 06, 2011

Today on the Signorile Show

Washington takes on an orange glow as John Boehner takes over as Speaker of the House, where Republicans are already bending their own (pretty bogus) rules on transparency, while also changing the rules to consolidate power. And today, they will read the Constitution on the floor of the House, in an empty gesture pushed by the Tea Party, before they move on to their promise to repeal health care reform. In the Senate, some Democrats will continue to push for filibuster reform today. And President Obama named William Daley as his new chief of staff, a man who has said Democrats should "moderate" their positions. We've got a lot to get into today.

A marriage equality bill will be introduced in the Rhode Island legislature today, giving gays and lesbians there the rights they have in Massachussetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut and Iowa.

The Boston Herald's popular, long-time sports columnist Steve Buckley has come out as gay. Good for him!

Guest / 3:30pm EST - Ross Levi is the Executive Director of the Empire State Pride Agenda and joins us this afternoon to talk about his plans for advancing equality for the LGBT community and the likelihood of getting another vote for marriage equality in the state of New York this year.

John McCain now says he'll support repeal of DADT. WTF? Sarah Paln now seems to support repeal, sort of.

And yes, we do have to talk about the hypocrisy of evangelicals attacking environmentalists and global warming supporters as evil while also building Noah's Ark with the latest green technology.

We had a web glitch yesterday and didn't post, but for those wanted a link to our guest's book, here it is: An Apple a Day: The Myths, Misconceptions and Truths About the Foods We Eat.

These stories and so much more, today on The Michelangelo Signorile Show!

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