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Rachel Maddow

The gal-pals finish up LGBT month talking about political commentator Rachel Maddow. Kim’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing showcases why representation matters in all aspects of life. The gal-pals also talk about the amazing men and women who have come out to them and how they showed support and became an ally –  even if one out-friend did steal Katie’s clarinet. Katie really wants that clarinet back BTW.

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Show Notes & Extras:

  • Looking for our other gal’s 1 Cool LGBT thing? Check out Leah’s on comedian Moms Mabley, Katie’s on the idea of two moms, and Bonnie’s on silent film actress Alla Nazimova.
  • Get-to-know-you question: Who’s the first person you personally knew that was openly gay and how did that affect you and your relationship with them?
  • Cheerleading, supporting, and clarinets.
  • Kim’s 1 cool LGBT thing is about political commentator for MSNBC Rachel Maddow.

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  • She has her own show, The Rachel Maddow Show on TV as well as on radio.
  • She is the first openly lesbian anchor to host a major prime-time news program in the United States.
  • She was named in Out Magazine’s Out 100 in 2008.
  • She went to Standford University.
  • When awarded a Rhodes Scholarship she got her doctorate at the University of Oxford.
  • She’s known more for the topics she chooses to cover on her show.
  • Leah mentioned the documentary Miss Representation. We found the clip. (Rachel is at the 2-minute mark)


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