Tune in to the FIRST official segment of my new LGBTQ specific radio show, SpeakOUT airing on Q102, 104.5 and Mix 106.1 during the What’s Going On show on Sunday morning!
SpeakOUT will highlight varying LGBTQ topics in our community ranging from cultural happenings, legal issues and poignant interviews with leaders in our community. SpeakOUT would not be possible if it weren’t for the formidable Loraine Ballard Morrill who is producing and engineering the show!
The next segment we’ll be releasing is a conversation between Loraine and I talking about our trip to Gay World Pride in Toronto and all of the eye-opening things that Loraine learned in just a few days with the GAYS!!
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The Boy Scouts of America continues to drag its feet when pressed to amend its discriminatory membership policies. A meeting was planned for February to discuss admitting and retaining openly gay scouts… Read more
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a federal law that defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman; its existence prevents same-sex couples from being legally recognized as married by the federal government and enjoying more than 1,138 federal rights…read more
A poll showing that nearly seven in 10 Pennsylvanians support equal civil rights for LBGT citizens. The poll’s results indicate that practicing equal treatment of LGBT employees is not only the right thing to do, but can be good for Philadelphian business, as well… Read more
In President Barack Obama’s Jan. 21 inaugural address, he stated, “[O]ur journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law — for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well.” It was a speech indicative… Read more
Not many people look forward to their annual tax deadlines. A process that is already riddled with confusing forms and statements has become increasingly convoluted for gay couples. As states are beginning to legally permit and recognize gay marriage, LGBT couples are forced to learn how to file their taxes in a manner that will appease agents on both state and federal levels...read more