Out & About Today TV – June 2006


Show #1 [View Video]


  • John Seigenthaler – An interview with John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center, former president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, and served for 43 years as an award-winning journalist for The Tennessean. At his retirement he was editor, publisher and CEO. He retains the title chairman emeritus. In 1982, Seigenthaler became founding editorial director of USA TODAY and served in that position for a decade, retiring from both the Nashville and national newspapers in 1991.

  • Joe Solmonese – New Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese talks with O&A Today about his visit to Tennessee, and how the Volunteer state can play a role in helping to push for human rights.

  • Nashville Pride – Members of the Nashville Pride group talk about the recent Pride festival and its impact on the Middle Tennessee community.Brent talks with Charles Green, a singer and songwriter

Show #2  [View Video]


  • Abby Rubenfeld – A Nashville attorney who specializes in family law, sexual orientation issues and equality rights. Rubenfeld is a cooperating attorney on a recent lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Tennessee and the Tennessee Equality Project against the State of Tennessee over a proposed constitutional amendment defining marriage as a contract exclusively between one man and one woman. Rubenfeld’s interview will follow the news headlines.

  • Debbie and Rachel Stanton – Owners of Diversity Builder, Inc., a Brentwood based national company that provides a referral service for GLBT friendly professionals and diversity training for businesses. Diversity Builder will be a part of the GLBT business spotlight.
  • A.J. Buse – Special issues editor for Out & About Newspaper and manager of the annual Gay Favorites contest. Last year was the first year for the Gay Favorites contest. Buse will talk about some of last year’s winners, and how to vote in this year’s contest. Buse will be part of the entertainment segment of the show.
  • Steff Mahan – A Nashville-based artist with the sweet and soulful sound of alt-country, talks about her latest ablum. With a voice that is pure and powerful and lyrics that are heart-crafted and rock-solid, it’s hard not to get hooked on the emotional truth that comes out of this born songwriter’s mouth. Mahan will be part of the entertainment segment of the show.