Jason Bellini is a freelance TV journalist who has worked for MTV, CBS, and CNN. In 2006, he received the Journalist of the Year award from the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.

The Daily Beast has learned that the Senate, prompted by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, will hold hearings on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"—a first since 1993, despite Obama's campaign promises.

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand could force the Senate to take up the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy this week, The Daily Beast has learned. Jason Bellini on the plot to halt the ban on gays in the military.

Outrage, a controversial new documentary that "outs" some prominent politicians that it claims are gay (including a 2010 Senate candidate) premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Reporter Jason Bellini interviews the film’s director, and looks at what the mainstream media have said—and haven’t said—about the film.