2008-12-22 18:40:48

Gay USA: Academy Award winner Cynthia Wade; Anti-gay Attack Kills Sucuzhanay

Our guest for our last 15 minutes is Cynthia Wade, Academy Award winning director, for best short documentary this year, for "Freeheld: The Laurel Hester Story" about a New Jersey cop and her fight with the town of Freeheld to pass her pension on to her partner Stacie as Laurel was dying of cancer. In the news: the victim of a vicious anti-gay and anti-Latino attack in Brooklyn dies and hundreds march for justice; Obama names an out lesbian to a high post. Will he protect transgendered people by executive order?; a New Jersey commission unanimously says that civil unions are a failure and the state should open marriage to gay couples.

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