Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Today on the Signorile Show

Guest / 3:30pm EST - We've been seeing a lot of news coming out of the sports world, whether its players like Kobe Bryant using anti-gay slurs toward officials to the coming out of Rick Welts, president of the Phoenix Suns. Jared Max, sports reporter with ESPN-NY 1050 AM, has also come out in recent weeks, influenced by Welts and others, and joins us this afternoon to talk about his own story and to discuss how the sports world can overcome homophobia.

Guest / 4:30pm EST - This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the disease we've come to know as AIDS. One of the nations first openly gay reporters, Hank Plante, has been covering the disease since before it had a name and has come out of retirement to report on a series for CBS-5 San Francisco leading up to June 5, the day the CDC first released reports on the disease. He joins us this afternoon to talk about the history of the AIDS epidemic and the advances we've made.

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