WCQ528 A Big Happy Pride Show: Jim Bennett, DOMA, Prop 8 AND Jill Sobule

Host: Amy Matheny with Guest Host Jim Bennett

Jim Bennett, the Midwest Regional Director for Lambda Legal, joins Amy on this BIG Pride Queercast. Jim helps us to understand the historic DOMA and Prop 8 rulings that came out of the US Supreme Court this week. He also discusses the progress of Illinois Marriage Equality and the upcoming March on Springfield in October.

Guest: Bisexual Singer/Songwriter Jill Sobule joins Amy to dish about her new tour of "The Jill & Julia Show" (with SNL's Julia Sweeney) which is coming to Chicago on July 3rd at the City Winery. Jill shares how she and Julia met, how they decided on this show and what we should expect to see. She also touches on Katy Perry and their different "I Kissed a Girl" songs, dipping her toes into Broadway musicals and if she prefers drinkers to stoners in the audience. For tickets to the show, visit And for more information on the touring stops, visit

Music Featured on This Queercast: Pitbull - "Feel This Moment (feat. Christina Aguilera)", Jill Sobule - "A Good Life" and John Kamys - "Boyfriend"

Photo Credit: Plaintiffs in Prop 8 case June 26 at the Supreme Court, from left: Sandy Stier, Kris Perry; Jeffery Zarrillo and Paul Katimi. Photo by Patsy Lynch



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