SIRIUS.com launches online OutQ newscasts ““ updated hourly
NEW YORK ““ April 11, 2008 – SIRIUS Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that SIRIUS OutQ, America’s first 24/7 radio channel for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, will broadcast a two-hour retrospective as part of SIRIUS OutQ’s fifth anniversary on the air. SIRIUS OutQ News: Five Years in Review will premiere on Monday, April 14 at 5:00 pm ET exclusively on OutQ channel 109.
SIRIUS OutQ News: Five Years in Review, anchored by News Director and anchor Tim Curran, will include discussions with figures at the forefront of breaking news and critical stories, such as Paul Smith, lead attorney for Lambda Legal’s case Lawrence v Texas; Tanya McCloskey and Marcia Kadish, the first gay couple to be married in Massachusetts; Rep. Tammy Baldwin, one of the two openly gay members of Congress; James Esseks, attorney for the ACLU’s LGBT project; Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Kevin Robert Frost, CEO of the American Foundation for AIDS Research; and Lawrence Korb, former Assistant Secretary of Defense.
SIRIUS OutQ News: Five Years in Review will highlight exclusive reporting on topics including HIV/AIDS, gay marriage, elections, groundbreaking court cases, culture, religion, and gay rights in schools. SIRIUS OutQ News has previously produced annual “LGBT Year in Review” programming and the acclaimed special on the crystal meth epidemic called Seduction: Crystal Meth and the Gay Community.