The battle for LGBT rights with Michelangelo Signorile

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    Guest: Michelangelo Signorile

    Nearly three quarters of Americans think that sexual orientation should be protected from discrimination the same way race is, according to a new Bloomberg Politics poll. And gay rights activists are anticipating a U.S. Supreme Court decision this summer which would strike down same-sex marriage bans nationwide. While public attitudes regarding LGBT rights and marriage equality have changed dramatically in recent years, our guest MICHELANGELO SIGNORILE says the fight for full equality is a long way off. In his new book It’s Not Over , he warns that complacency threatens the movement’s future success and points to widespread homophobia that still exists in America. Signorile, an author, journalist, commentator and host of his own show on Sirius XM, joins Marty in the studio in this hour of Radio Times.

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