Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Today on the Signorile Show

3:35pm ET - Jamelle Bouie is a writer for Slate.com, covering issues of race and politics,and joins us today to speak about a few of his pieces, including Conservative Tribalism and asking the question Are Today's Hispanics Tomorrow Whites?, and to offer his insight on yesterdays Affirmative Action decision.

4:35pm ET - Ralph Nader has been no stranger to fighting against corporate abuses and fighting for the rights of the consumers, writing a number of books on the issue.  In his latest book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance To Dismantle The Corporate State, Nader argues that there is strength in numbers and that Progressives, Conservatives, and everything in between want the same thing -- t beat back against the corporate state and crony capitalism.  But can the different ideologies really ban together?  He joins us today to explain.


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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Today on the Signorile Show

3:35pm ET - Katty Kay, Anchor for BBC World News America, joins us this afternoon to speak about The Confidence Code: The Science And Art Of Self-Assurance - What Women Should To Know, a new book she co-authored with Claire Shipman, which looks at the lack of confidence many successful women feel about themselves and what they can do to overcome it.

4:35pm ET - In October, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, which focused on a 2006 Michigan ballot measure, Proposition 2, which "amended the state Constitution to prohibit discrimination or preferential treatment in public education, government contracting, and public employment.' Today, a decision was handed down in which upheld what the Michigan voters.  Emily Bazelon of Slate.com returns to the show today to discuss this case and her predictions that it was a case Liberals would lose and "probably deserved to lose."


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Friday, April 18, 2014

Today on the Signorile Show

3:35pm ET - Noah Michelson, Executive Editor with Huffington Posts Gay Voices, returns to the show as he does every Friday to help us close out the week with the stories making headlines over at Gay Voices.

4:35pm ET - We'll speak with Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief of Huffington Post, about her new book Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, in which she reexamines the measurements of what it meant to be successful -- money and power --  and adds a third elements, which she's learned to apply to her own success.


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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Today on the Signorile Show

3:35pm ET - Earlier this week, we learned that Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence would be upheld for her role in the WikiLeaks scandal.  Nancy Hollander, who is currently representing Private Manning, joins us today to discuss what this means for her detention and what actions Manning's defense team plans to take in order to reduce her sentence.

4:35pm ET - Scott Keyes, Senior Reporter with ThinkProgress, joins us today to discuss a piece he's written in the Washington Post which examines the Conservatives moves to protect marriage.  And while you'd think we'd be talking about the efforts to ban marriage equality for gays and lesbians, we'll focus on the efforts of groups like the National Origination for Marriage to keep people married and prevent divorce.


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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Today on the Signorile Show

4:35pm ET - We talk a lot on the show of the progress we've seen regarding LGBT rights, especially in the world of sports.  Last week, Derrick Gordon, a sophomore guard on the UMass Minutemen men's basketball team, publicly announced he is gay, making him the first Division I player to be out.  He joins us today to discuss his coming out, and the support he's gotten from his team and the school.


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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Today on the Signorile Show

3:35pm ET - Zack Ford, Editor with Think Progress LGBT, returns to the show to speak with us about several issue's he's been following, including how Ryan Anderson of the Heritage Foundation saying that gay and lesbian couples who are married are not really married.

4:35pm ET - When you think of the internet, you think of an open place for all to come and share ideas, opinions, and organize.  However, according to Astra Taylor, author of The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age, the 'open' internet is exactly the opposite when, creating inequalities for women.  Astra Taylor joins us today to discuss.


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Monday, April 14, 2014

Today on the Signorile Show

3:35pm ET - Since the decisions last summer in the Prop 8 and DOMA cases that were before the Supreme Court, we have seen several cases regarding marriage equality on the fast track in Circuit Courts across the country.  Roberta Kaplan, the attorney who argued against DOMA, returns to the show today to discuss the impact that decision had on the cases we've been focusing on over the past few weeks and what she thinks the likelihood anyone of these comes before the Supreme Court.

4:35pm ET - Author and activist Dr. Nathaniel Frank returns to the show today to speak with us about a subject we've recently covered on the show -- bisexuality.  In a recent piece on Slate.com, he talks openly about his bisexuality and how those who are should ignore the stigmas because it really shouldn't be that complicated.


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