Third Party Candidate Conversations: LIVE & LGBT Headlines

Posted by: perry 10/28/2013 12:38 AM

Monday, October 28, 2013

Segment A: Third Party Candidate Conversations: LIVE!
Join us for our final series of installments from this election year's Candidate Conversation Series, where we'll be broadcasting live and taking your calls. Today, host Cathy Lewis is joined by the Libertarian candidate for Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  We'll leave the bright lights, glaring opposition, and aggressive campaign advertising behind and foster a candid discussion in which the candidates can share their thoughts on tough issues and their goals for the Commonwealth.

Scheduled Guests:

Robert Sarvis - Libertarian Candidate for Governor of Virginia.

Segment B: 
 LGBT Headlines
In this half-hour, we delve into some of the headlines that involve the LGBT community both locally and internationally with a panel of guests.  HearSay host Cathy Lewis explores the controversy around Russia's recent anti-gay laws and the protests over the Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow. We'll also talk with a local project centered on documenting LGBT history in Hampton Roads, plus the latest from Equality Virginia and its executive director about topics including New Jersey's recent gay marriage law enactment and also Equality Virginia’s upcoming Legends Awards.  The gala honors those who have made significant contributions to the LGBT community.

Scheduled Guests:
James Parrish - Executive Director, Equality Virginia
Miles Burcher - Recipient, Equality Virginia's 2013 Legends Award
Dr. Charles H. Ford - Professor and Chair, History, Norfolk State University
“The Making of LGBT Hampton Roads History: A Picture Book in Progress”
Thomas Roberts - Award-winning journalist, news anchor, MSNBC

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