Gay USA 11/6/13

Illinois becomes the 15th state to vote to open marriage to same-sex couples with the weddings beginning June 1—though after we taped we learned of a move to vote again in January to move the start date up to 30 days from the re-passage/ The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is headed for approval in the US Senate for the first time with all Democrats on board and a handful of Republicans Action on ENDA is possible in the US House, but Speaker Boehner says it will lead to "frivolous lawsuits" The presence of an overbroad religious exemption in ENDA remains controversial. Democratic Congressman Mike Michaud of Maine comes out as gay as he begins a campaign for Governor We will review all the election results of note, particularly where LGBT issues and candidates were on the line A Russian gay social center is invaded by thugs who seriously injured some activists Ireland will vote on same-sex marriage in 2015 Andy reviews the new movie "Kill Your Darlings" starring Daniel Radcliffe as gay poet Allen Ginsberg in his Columbia University days at the dawn of the Beat Generation and we will convey Chris Cooper's takes on "Ender's Game," "Dallas Buyer's Club," and the TV show "Revenge" which you can read in full at his site www.cfcooper.net

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