2008-09-23 19:30:07

Gay USA: Mitchell Gold on his new book, "Crisis: Growing Up Gay in America"

OUR GUEST THIS WEEK for our last twenty minutes is Mitchell Gold, the out gay furniture company executive, who is a longtime gay activist and philanthropist, founder of www.FaithinAmerica.com to combat anti-gay bigotry in religion, and now the editor of "Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay in America." He will tell us about his personal journey and what he hopes to accomplish with his group and book. IN THE NEWS: MORE DETAILS EMERGE ABOUT SARAH PALIN'S ANTI-GAY ACTIVISTIES, INCLUDING AN EFFORT TO BAN GAY-THEMED BOOKS GAY PATRONS OF A LOUISVILLE MCDONALDS GET A SUPER-SIZED ORDER OF ANTI-GAY BIGOTRY FLORIDA'S GAY ADOPTION BAN RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL BY JUDGE BUT IT DOESN'T MEAN MUCH STAR TREK STAR GEORGE TAKEI MARRIES BRAD ALTMAN, HIS PARTNER OF 21 YEARS IN CALIFORNIA GAY CATHOLIC PRIEST JOHN MCNEILL MARRIES HIS PARTNER OF MORE THAN 50 YEARS, CHARLES CHIARELLI, IN CANADAGay USA, a weekly news-hour, offers comprehensive news and analysis by and about the LGBTQ community. The program features lively repartee between hosts Ann Northrop and Andy Humm, as well as interviews with special guests. Produced at Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Gay USA airs several times a week on Free Speech TV. Each week’s complete episode is streamed on www.freespeech.org and is available as an RSS feed. A weekly news summary—ideal for sharing with friends—is available on http://community.freespeech.org.

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