Stonewall Spotlight

Stonewall Spotlight

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Welcome to STONEWALL SPOTLIGHT a new monthly podcast by The Stonewall Democratic Club that will cover the most salient issues in Democratic politics — through the LGBTQIA and feminist lens. Hosted by Marcus Lovingood and Mackenzie Hussman. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stonewallspotlight/support


Blue Tsunami (Part 1)
Sep 23 • 55 min
The Democrats have an uphill battle to take back the White House from Donald Trump in 2020, but they have a plan. Like last year’s “Blue Wave”, this year’s “Blue Tsunami” is set to hopefully not only take back the White House, but the Senate as well. In…
AIDS: Past, Present and Future
Jul 23 • 37 min
This week we sit down with Phill Wilson, the founder of the Black AIDS Institute and West Hollywood Mayor John D’Amico as we discuss the breakthroughs in AIDS past, present and future on this episode of Stonewall Spotlight. —- Support this podcast:…
50 Years of Stonewall
Apr 22 • 60 min
We have a full episode for you today, packed with perspectives. In honor of the Stonewall Riots anniversary this year, we’re celebrating how far as a community we’ve come over the decades. We’ll hear from Robin Tyler, a true pioneer in the grassroots…
Bottini & Abroad
Feb 7 • 58 min
We’re back from our season break, and have lots of new and exciting interviews to share with you on this second season of Stonewall Spotlight starting with an interview with LGBT pioneer Ivy Bottini. Towards the end of last year, Mackenzie had the…
Everything’s Coming Up Rainbows
Aug 27, 2018 • 74 min
This month Spotlight says goodbye to summer rainbow fun and hello to fall mid-term fever! We recap interviews with LGBTQ candiates Ricardo Lara and Katie Hill. Marcus Lovingood interviews Stonewall’s President Lester Aponte, and Lauren Buisson completes…
Social Injustice
Jul 23, 2018 • 80 min
Social Injustice. On any given day tens of thousands of people who pose no risk to public safety await trial stuck in jail because they cannot afford bail. This month Stonewall Spotlight speaks to L.A. County Sheriff’s Candidate Alex Villanueva and…
Pride Then and Now - Why We March
Jun 26, 2018 • 40 min
This month the Spotlight turns to Pride: its celebrations, its communities and its history. We’ll hear from attendees from WeHo’s L.A. Pride and Our Pride in Baldwin Hills. Mackenzie Hussman remembers the late Soni Wolf, founder of Dykes on Bikes, and…
Primary: A Special Election Edition
May 31, 2018 • 77 min
It’s been 465 days since the inauguration of the 45th President which can only mean one thing: It’s primary season! In our latest edition of Stonewall Spotlight, host Marcus Lovingood interviews Alex Villanueva, Stonewall’s endorsed candidate for L.A.…
Year of the Woman
Apr 23, 2018 • 46 min
It’s been more than a quarter century since the first Year of the Woman in 1992 brought a distaff perspective to Congress. Yet women still comprise only around 20% of Federal legislators. 2018 is looking more like the Year of the Women – with nearly 600…
Women Lead the Way
Mar 26, 2018 • 53 min
Women are at the forefront of the progressive resurgence and the resistance movement. On this episode of Stonewall Spotlight, our host Marcus Lovingood interviews Los Angeles Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, an influential progressive leader at City Hall…
Long March to Freedom
Feb 26, 2018 • 46 min
The history of Gay liberation is a long and winding road (apologies to Lennon and McCartney). Today, on the inaugural episode of Stonewall Spotlight, the podcast of the Stonewall Democratic Club, we’ll explore history past and present via the journeys of…