Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Today on the Signorile Show

Guest / 2:30pm EST - Jim Burroway, editor over at Box Turtle Bulletin, returns to the program to speak with us about Exodus International, an ex-gay organization, which is in financial turmoil and is potentially going bankrupt and their efforts to rebrand the organization.

Guest / 3:30pm EST - We've talked a lot on the program of the struggles the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy put on gay and lesbian servicemembers and their families. Now, with DADT repealed and servicemembers serving openly and are being seen with their partners and spouses at military functions. Marine Officer Matthew Phelps wrote about his experience attending the Marine Corps. Birthday Ball with his date and joins us today to talk about the reactions about being open to his peers.

Guest / 4:30pm EST - "Pinkwashing" is a controversial strategy many say Israel is using to conceal its Palestinian human right violations by exploiting its advancement of LGBT rights as a marketing tool for the country. Sarah Schulman, professor of humanities at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York, joins us today to discuss an op-ed in the New York Times she wrote about this issues last week.

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