A collection of links to news articles about James C. Hormel and Fit to Serve
Read the article by Ari Melber courtesy of The Nation.
Read the article by Joe Conason courtesy of The National Memo.
Read the article by Rachael Bade courtesy of The Washington Diplomat.
Listen to James Hormel courtesy of The Jeff Santos Show.
Sarah Lysne published a report November 21, 2011 in The Post-Bulletin of Rochester, Minnesota about James C. Hormel’s return to his hometown to discuss Fit to Serve. Click to read the full text of Sarah Lysne’s article, “Hormel descendant visits hometown to promote memoir” at PostBulletin.com.
Trey Mewes penned a nice article for The Austin Daily Herald that debuted on their website November 16, 2011 about James C. Hormel returning to Austin, Minnesota during his tour to promote Fit to Serve. Click this to see Mewes’ entire text of “A Hormel son coming home” at AustinDailyHerald.com.
Published November 16, 2011 this story in The Albert Lea Tribune documents the return of James C. Hormel to his hometown. Click to read, “James Hormel coming to Austin” by Trey Mewes at AlbertLeaTribune.com.
The Idaho Agenda published this story on November 16, 2011 with a focus on Fit to Serve and the article on CNN by James C. Hormel. Click this to read “Hormel: Gay not a Choice” at The Idaho Agenda.
James Hormel, Special to CNN writes “people are born into sexual orientation and identity.” Click here to read “Being gay is not a choice” on CNN.com
James Hormel talks about People For the American Way’s GLBT agenda ahead of the D.C. Gala. Read Will O’Bryan’s article here at MetroWeekly.
James Hormel writes about the Defense of Marriage Act. Click here to read “DOMA Repeal Ratchets Up the Pressures” on The Huffington Post
James Hormel’s memoir is, at its base, a coming out story. Read the interview by Chris Geidner here at MetroWeekly.
The Human Rights Campaign published Maureen McCarty’s article November 15, 2011 highlighting The Ambassador’s devotion to “…building a better world, one in which equality and personal freedoms were extended to all.” Click this to read “HRC Founding Board Member, First Gay U.S. Ambassador’s Book Out Today” at HRC.org.
The Falls Church News-Press published this article November 15, 2011 by Wayne Besen in which he engages in discussion about the question of “choice.” Click here to read Wayne Besen’s article, “Whether Sexual Orientation is a Choice or Not Matters” at the Falls Church News-Press website.
Michael Doyle reports on the stark contrast between the current nomination process of Michael Walter Fitzgerald to the federal judiciary with that of James C. Hormel in 1998. Click this to read the entire story by Michael Doyle.
Matthew S. Bajko writes about James Hormel and his new book Fit to Serve. Click here to read “Former gay ambassador opens up in new memoir” at The Bay Area Reporter.
Bernews.com writes about Fit to Serve and the story about President Clinton’s offer to make James C. Hormel the consul general in Bermuda. Click this to read, “Gay US Ambassador On Clinton’s Bermuda Offer” at Bernews.com.
Matthew S. Bajko writes about The Ambassador’s views on Harvey Milk and Harry Britt shared in the new book Fit to Serve in his November 2 article in The Bay Area Reporter. Click here to read “Gay donor James Hormel discusses gay leaders Milk and Britt, AIDS epidemic in new memoir” at The Bay Area Reporter.