Out in the Silence is the true story of a small American town confronting a firestorm of controversy ignited by a same-sex wedding announcement in the local newspaper. Movie Mole Wendy Webb interviews the directors Dean Hamer and Joseph Wilson. Read Wendy Webb's movie blog here.
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program features an interview with well-known writer on the media Robert McChesney; a conversation with Chicago-based activist and writer Yasmin Nair about the politics of inclusion; and a review of the politics of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Oliver Stone's new movie.
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Yasmin Nair is an academic, a writer, and an activist who, along with others, questions the goals of equality and inclusion for gays and lesbians. Along with Ryan Conrad, she has produced a book called Against Equality: Queer Critiques of Gay Marriage, and in this interview with the Old Mole's Denise Morris, she discusses the value and challenges of books vis a vis electronic media.
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