Gay USA: Sept. 20, 2011

Andy Humm is joined by Chris Cooper to bring you the news this week. Ann Northrop will be back next weekThere is a wonderful new documentary running on HBO now called "The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell" produced by our old friend Gabriel Rotello and directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato that tells the history of the exclusion and gets behind the scenes of the intense campaign of the last two years to repeal DADT. Even though we know the outcome, it was quite a nail biter-decided on the very last day the US Senate met in 2009. Learn more about the movie at http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/the-strange-history-of-dont-ask-dont-tell/synopsis.html. The judge in the Prop 8 case orders that the tapes of the trial be released. Clint Eastwood weighs in on same-sex marriage. A big win for same-sex couples in Alaska. The coalition government in Britain begins the process of opening marriage to same-sex couples, but there are two big problems with the plan. A breakthrough in AIDS research from gamers who play Foldit. Anderson Cooper still not out on his daytime talk show. And Chaz Bono takes the floor on Dancing with the Stars.  

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