Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Today on the Signorile Show

2:30pm EST - Kathryn Mathis, mother of Coy Mathis, the transgender girl who was told she couldn't use the girls room at school, returns to the show to talk about winning the right to allow Coy to use the girl's bathroom.

3:30pm EST - It was recently announced that Allyson Robinson would be leaving her position as Executive Director of OutServe-SLDN.  Chris Johnson of the Washington Blade has been covering what happened and joins us this afternoon to talk about it.

4:00pm EST - Huffington Posts Gay Voices Lila Shapiro recently met with Mathew Shurka and his former conversion therapy doctor to talk about the damage that this practice has on people lives.  Both Mathew and the doctor have renounced the practice and Lila joins us to talk about their history.

4:30pm EST - Today, the Supreme Court handed down one of the cases we've been waiting for, this one regarding Voting Rights Act.  In a 5-4 decision, with Chief Justice John Roberts writing the majority opinion, the Court gutted a key aspect. Section 4, of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.  Elizabeth Wydra, Chief Counsel with the Constitutional Accountability Center, joins us today to talk about what a blow this is for the Voting Rights Act.

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