Speakout Podcast Archive
National Adoption Center
Angela Giampolo of Philly Gay Lawyer is the guest host for a monthly segment “SpeakOUT” which addresses issues in the LGBTQ community. She speaks with National Adoption Center Communications Director Gloria Hochman who shares the organization’s outreach to the LGBTQ community and an upcoming program “The Adoption Journey: an LGBTQ Perspective” Thursday evening, October 11 at the Wells Fargo History Museum, 123 S. Broad Street in Philadelphia from 5:30-7:30 p.m. http://www.adopt.org/event/adoption-journey-lgbtq-perspective http://www.adopt.org/
Jake Yoblonski – CEO Platinum Brands – with Angela Giampolo
Loraine Ballard Morrill is joined by Philly Gay Lawyer’s Angela Giampolo for a once a month segment called SpeakOut which addresses issues impacting the LGBTQ community but have relevance to all. In this edition – an interview with Jake Yoblonski – CEO Platinum Brands about the rewards and challenges of LGBTQ businesses. https://platinumbrands.com/
Transgender & Military, LGBT asylum seekers, Edie Windsor
Loraine Ballard Morrill speaks with Angela Giampolo of Philly Gay Lawyer for the regular feature SpeakOUT addressing issues of concern to the LGBTQ community and beyond. This week a discussion of the block on Trump’s ban on transgender members of the military. Also discussed was the impact of Trump policy on LGBTQ asylum seekers and a reflection on the passing of civil rights pioneer Edie Windsor.
SpeakOUT – Dr. Brandi Blessett – Law Enforcement and LGBTQ People of Color
In this episode of SpeakOUT, Angela Giampolo speaks with Dr. Brandi Blessett of Rutgers–Camden about the $150,000.00 grant that she and fellow co-research, Marist College researcher Tia Sherèe Gaynor, won to explore the relationship between law enforcement and LGBTQ people of color through their experiences. Over the course of two years, they will interview LGBTQ people of color and elicit existing knowledge about the experiences that LGBTQ people of color have while interacting with public institutions in general, and law enforcement officers and agencies specifically.