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02/29/2008

Video: Queer politics get non-Rosie daytime mention

by Jeremy Hooper

On today's show, Ellen will help to put a woefully underreported (and even misreported) story into the national consciousness:

It's okay, Ellen. You don't have to qualify the occasional political statement when it concerns something so non-debatably right. Thanks for eschewing the owl noises and gift giveaways for a few moments in order to use your platform for positive change.

Now DANCE, lady! Whatdya think this is, "Frontline"?

BREAKING: Ellen Speaks Out On The Murder Of Gay 15-Year-Old Lawrence King, With An Impassioned Message About Tolerance [QueerTwoCents]

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Your thoughts

For whatever reason TMZ also has the story and its just scary some of the comments that people are saying.

Posted by: Ron | Feb 29, 2008 12:04:31 PM

I'm happy that Ellen was able to address, especially since it's been widely ignored.

Posted by: Rob | Feb 29, 2008 3:01:46 PM

Ellen has really stepped into the role of gay/civil rights leader. We should all be proud to have her in our community. I know I am.
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Posted by: Beej the Pink Sheep | Mar 1, 2008 5:35:57 PM

Beej: I definitely think she has def. stepped it up in the past year, talking about her life with Portia and her role as a gay person more and more. It seems that she needed a few years to get comfortable and to be sure that daytime America would be receptive to her before doing so.

Posted by: G-A-Y | Mar 1, 2008 5:43:14 PM

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