Monday, April 18, 2011

Today on the Signorile Show

Republicans in the House passed the radical Paul Ryan budget, showing that the Tea Party now controls the leadership completely. Sarah Palin and Donald Trump spoke at Tea Party rallies for tax day, taking the GOP even further into nutbag territory. Karl Rove is now now finally speaking out! We'll play it all for you. John Boehner has found a lawyer to defend DOMA. We'll let you know who it is. Should the retirement age be raised to 70 from 65 to receive social security, as some Republicans want to do? We'll take your calls.

Guest / 3:30pm EST - Former United Methodist pastor Jimmy Creech joins us this afternoon to talk about his new book, Adam's Gift: A Memoir Of A Pastor's Calling To Defy The Church's Persecution Of Lesbians And Gays, in which he talk about his transformation and becoming an activist for gay rights in the church.

Guest / 4:30pm EST - A new study surveying nearly 32,000 teens from 2006-2008 was released and shows that suicide attempts by gay teens is more common in politically conservative areas. Mark Hatzenbuehler, Ph.D., author of the study, joins us this afternoon to discuss the results of the study.

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