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Latest edition: LGBTQ in Italian America

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 30, 2015.

First aired: September 30, 2015.

ITALICS continues its coverage on being LGBTQ in Italian America. As a follow-up to our January 2014 episode, “Gay in Italian America,” in this edition, correspondent Lucia Grillo talks with members of the LGBTQ community: Lailah Lancing is a singer-songwriter and actress, whose look inspired that of her friend, actress Laverne Cox, for the film “Grandma,” in theatres now; Margo Singaliese is a veteran actress who has appeared Off-Broadway and on TV in shows such as “The Sopranos;” and filmmaker Mikki del Monico came out while directing his first feature film, which recently had at run at Anthology Film Archives.

Guest List

Mikki del Monico Filmmaker

Lucia Grillo Producer & Correspondent, "ITALICS" Calandra Institute, Queens College, CUNY

Lailah Lancing Singer-Songwriter/Actress

Margo Singaliese Actress

Cav. Anthony J. Tamburri Dean & Executive Director, The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute