Sirius OutQ is has something to celebrate. WOOD. No, not that, get your mind out of the gutter. OUTQ has been on air for five years!!! The first of its kind radio channel dedicated to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community is celebrating their wooden anniversary with a two hour retrospective this Monday April 14th. Who says that satellite radio lacks diverse programming? Listeners can catch the events on 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.

Launched on April 14, 2003, SIRIUS OutQ's exclusive programming includes talk, entertainment, news, politics and more -- all tailored specifically for a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender audience. In its first five years, SIRIUS OutQ's news team has provided unique and insightful coverage of the dramatic advances and setbacks for the LGBT community with more than 11,000 newscasts, covering 44,000 stories. SIRIUS OutQ News delivers hourly news updates.

SIRIUS OutQ recently expanded its news resources and launched OutQ News online at www.sirius.com/outq. Updated hourly, this online stream features the latest headlines straight from the OutQ News desk, delivering a unique and exclusive service from a large dedicated team of journalists covering the gay community.

Position - Long Sirius, Long XM - Straight, but accepting of lifestyles that differ from my own.