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Gay Rights Activist Signorile Working on New Book

Thursday Nov 21, 2013

Michelangelo Signorile, the activist, SiriusXM host and popular author, sees many battles ahead for gay rights.

Signorile is working on a book for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt that contends homophobia remains as strong as ever despite such recent victories as the Supreme Court striking down a 1996 federal law that banned recognition of same-sex marriages.

The publisher announced Thursday that Signorile's new book has the working title "Beyond Tolerance" and is scheduled to be published in 2015.

Signorile's previous books include "Queer in America," a best-seller published in 1993. He is considered a pioneer of the movement to out celebrities and other public figures believed to be gay.

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  • Wayne M., 2013-11-21 20:50:35

    This will be a valuable book and essential for our community. We must keep our feet on the ground and recognize that recent gains do not mean the end or even a moderate decline in homophobia. In fact, the gains we have made toward equality will most certainly result in a greater backlash. Our opponents are not going down to defeat without a fight - and their tactics are going to be more sophisticated.

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