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John Selig Outspoken features interviews with GLBT leaders and opinion makers, discussions with GLBT writers and commentaries from me - John Selig, your host. All this plus music from electronic music virtuoso, Jeffrey Reid Baker. Please visit our blog for more information about John Selig Outspoken at www.johnselig.com/podcast.

Jul 30, 2008

Arsham discusses what it is like being gay in Iran where homosexuality is punishable by death. Arsham, age 27 has been an activist since he was 21. He was forced to flee Iran in 2005 when the police were looking for him. He fled to Turkey and was given asylum in Canada. Now living in Toronto, Arsham has dedicated...


Jul 27, 2008

Robin Tyler discusses the outcome of the same-sex marriage case that was won in the California Supreme Court. Robin then walks us through the her and Diane Olson obtaining their marriage license at the Beverly Hills Courthouse and their wedding on June 16th 2008. (Part 2 of 2)


Jul 23, 2008

Robin Tyler discusses discusses the current state of politics in the US and where LGBT rights fit in, the importance of grassroots activism as critical in the fight for LGBT rights, her activism in the LGBT community. Robin then walks us through the Tyler et al lawsuit and why she filed it along with the legal...


Jul 19, 2008

Paul Williams, comic, discusses role of humor in gay community, his relationship with Ambassador Nancy Brinker founder of Susman G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation, his friendship with Mark Alan Smith and his character Nelda Pickens. Jeffrey Reid Baker discusses the history of electronic music and what to look for...


Jul 15, 2008

Paul Williams, comic, discusses his upbringing in a Southern Baptist family in San Antonio, his start in comedy and several of his characters. Jeffrey Reid Baker discusses the history of electronic music and his role in it. First anniversary of John Selig Outspoken.