Thursday, March 24, 2011

Today on the Signorile Show

Newt Gingrich has flip-flopped on Libya to attack Obama, now saying we shouldn't be in Libya when he previously said the president was slow to act. House Speaker John Boehner too, going from neutral to opposed.. How much of the Obama criticism on Libya is opportunistic and hypocritical -- particularly from Republicans -- and does it matter? What is the confusion about regarding who will lead the coalition? And the nuclear threat in Japan, what can we learn about changing reactors in this country to make them safer?

Donald Trump is giving the birthers a whole new face. Is he actually hurting the GOP with his flirtation with a presidential run? Michelle Bachmann has an exploratory committee. Sarah Palin is feeling pressured to make a decisoin And openly gay Fred Karger has annoucned he's running. We'll play his campaign video.

And we're going to get to that "kids on planes" discussion we

We'll be reading listener survey comments today too!

Guest / 3:30pm EST - Last month, President Obama and Attorney General Holder announced that they would refuse to defend Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). This was great news and a big step forward for the LGBT community and marriage equality. Does this decision go further than marriage and help to further efforts for other issues, like the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)? Civil rights litigator and former lead council for ENDA in the House of Representatives, Tico Almeida, joins us today to explain how this decision on DOMA helps to further ENDA.

Guest / 4:30pm EST - Jessica Wapner, biomedical contributor to The Atlantic, Scientific America, Slate and others joins us this afternoon to talk about her latest article in The Atlantic, "Why We Need To Stop Treating HIV Victims Like Criminals," which "explores the laws exposing someone to HIV a criminal act are designed to stop the virus from spreading" and why they don't.

We got a lot of great responses from our interview with William Mann, author of How To Be A Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor In Hollywood. As a treat, we'll replay it for you at the end of the show!

I have some listener survey's to get to!

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