Premiere DateApr 24, 2016
00:00 Book Talk Intro – DJ Kory
04:37 “16th Ward” – Bent Denim
08:48 Interview with Mark Segal Part 1
21:18 “Often“– Bent Denim
23:37 Interview with Mark Segal Part 2
39:43 “Key Lime Pie” – Bent Denim
43:12 Book Talk Outro – DJ Kory
45:54 “Good Night’s Sleep” – Bent Denim
49:08 Finish

On December 11, 1973, Mark Segal disrupted a live broadcast of the CBS Evening News when he sat on the desk directly between the camera and news anchor Walter Cronkite, yelling, “Gays protest CBS prejudice!” He was wrestled to the studio floor by the stagehands on live national television, thus ending LGBT invisibility. But this one victory left many more battles to fight, and creativity was required to find a way to challenge stereotypes surrounding the LGBT community. Mark Segal’s job, as he saw it, was to show the nation who gay people are: our sons, daughters, fathers, and mothers.


Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…