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Gay Democrats to get Sirius about primaries

News release:

SIRIUS Satellite Radio announced today it will hold its first ever Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender presidential caucus on January 31, 2008 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm ET on The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SIRIUS OutQ, the nation's only 24/7 LGBT radio channel. Representatives and supporters for Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards will share their candidates' platforms and views, take questions from callers, and engage in an open dialogue with SIRIUS' national audience.

Signorile's show - spanning politics, media, and popular culture and how it affects the LGBT community - is further representation of SIRIUS' broad, diversified commitment to covering the 2008 presidential campaign. The Michelangelo Signorile Show airs Monday - Friday from 2:00 - 6:00 pm ET on SIRIUS OutQ channel 109. The show features newsmakers, community leaders, and highlights the many voices of the LGBT community. In addition to The Michelangelo Signorile Show, SIRIUS offers multiple dedicated political talk and news channels.

For the LGBT Caucus, Hilary Rosen will support Senator Clinton. She is the President of OurChart.com, an active public speaker, and a regular on-air political and business commentator on national television. She is the former Chairman and chief executive officer of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Stampp Corbin will represent Senator Obama. Corbin is the National LGBT Liaison for the Obama campaign, and Co-Chair of the National LGBT Leadership Team, Obama for America '08. He served on The Board of Directors of the Human Rights Campaign from 1996-2003, and served as HRC Finance Committee Co-Chair from 1998 to 2003. He is also a successful high-tech entrepreneur. Eric Stern will represent Senator Edwards. He is a Political Advisor to the John Edwards for President Campaign. Stern is an attorney, educator, and social activist who worked for more than a decade on numerous Democratic campaigns and in the movement for social justice and equality.  In the 2004 election cycle, Stern served as the Director of LGBT Outreach at the Democratic National Committee where he developed a voter mobilization plan that helped to turnout more than 3.5 million LGBT votes for Democratic candidates nationally. 


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