Out Loud

Out Loud is KBOO's queer culture radio show, celebrating & serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning & allied communities. We feature interviews with community groups, authors, musical talent, and anyone from the queer & allied communities. We strive to give voice to those not heard in the main stream media.

Out Loud is a community created radio show and everyone involved is a volunteer. Please consider joining us! Email us if you have any questions, or even if you just want to say 'Hi!'

For more national and international LGBTQ news and information, check out This Way Out Radio

To submit event announcements, to share an idea or feedback and to contact the folks who create the show, email OutLoudRadio@gmail.com

If you network on Facebook, you can connect with Out Loud Radio at www.facebook.com/KBOOOutLoud

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Thank you for listening! Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

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Queer news & culture radiozine for a greater Portland.
 

Episode Archive

Queer Horror; & Bisexual Mental Health Month.

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Tue, 03/24/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer news & culture for a greater Portland.

What leaves you with nightsweats... and a looming sense of unspeakable terror? Tomorrow on Out Loud we'll talk with Anthony Hudson, curator and host-ress of Queer Horror, happening this Wednesday.

Local filmmaker Sean Brown will join the conversation.

QUEER HORROR is a new multimedia festival of genre works by queer artists, performers, and filmmakers. Short films and videos are punctuated by live campfire storytelling and performances that question horror’s relation to queerness and what it means to identify with the monster.
 

Out Loud on 03/17/15

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Tue, 03/17/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer News & Culture Radio Show

Talking health with Benjamin Gerritz of Cascade AIDS Project.

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Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer news & culture for a greater Oregon.
We chat with Benjamin Gerritz, Prevention with Positives Coordinator at Cascade AIDS Project, about some salient health issues:

syphilis, focus of a town hall at Q Center last week;

PrEP, pre-exposure prophylaxis, a medication that helps prevent HIV infection through taking the medication every day;

and anal dysplasia, aka anal cancer.

In 2013, Benjamin has been named to the POZ 100 - a listof 100 HIV positive people from around the country who are committed to ending the epidemic.

The Laramie Project at Clackamas CC, and the launch of Wild Planet Radio!

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Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer news & culture for a greater Oregon.

This week on Out Loud, The Clackamas Community College Theatre Director, James Eikrem, and the CCC’s Set Designer, Stage Manager, and Artist in Residence, will be joining us to discuss the CCC production of The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and directed by  Eikrem. The show dates are February 26-March 8th.

The Hiding Place - stories of coming out - and local trans youth testify to their experience.

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Out Loud
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Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer news & culture for a greater Oregon.
This week on Out Loud, we'll be joined by Anthony Hudson and Jason Myers, talking about this week's THE HIDING PLACE: Coming Out and Coming-of-Age in the Shadow of Oppression: A Queer Storytelling Tribute to the Power of Memoir. 

Hosted by Carla Rossi, one of Portland's premier performance artists, with songs from 'Carla Rossi Sings the End of the World', 'The Hiding Place' is a live storytelling event featuring nonfiction stories around hiding, otherness, youth, and life inside the closet from local writers and artists.

Out Loud on 02/10/15

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Out Loud
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Tue, 02/10/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer News & Culture Radio Show

Updates from Cascade AIDS Project and Basic Rights Oregon.

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Queer news & culture radiozine for greater Portland.
Alexis Paige from CAP will join us and talk about upcoming health insurance enrollment fair, as well as a new development in local trans health care.

Afterward, Amy Herzfeld of Basic Rights Oregon will tell us about BRO's strategic planning process - what's next for BRO?! - and an upcoming open house at BRO's offices.

See you on the radio, dear listeners!

Out Loud welcomes the Gay & Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest and author Wendi Kali

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Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes the Gay & Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest and author Wendi Kali
Since 1994, the Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest has been working to discover and publicize the history of sexual minorities in the Pacific Northwest. Tonight we welcome Ampersand Crates, a volunteer with GLAPN. We'll discuss GLAPN's work over the years, and their upcoming party! To celebrate their 21st anniversary this year, they've organized a month-long exhibit in the Aaron Hall Gallery at the Q Center in February. Everyone is invited to the opening reception on Thursday, February 5, at Q Center.

The intersections/connections between the struggle for trans liberation and #BlackLivesMatter.

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Out Loud
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Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Out Loud: Queer news & culture for a greater Portland.
We'll be talking with Melissa Vollono about the intersections/connections between the struggle for trans liberation and #BlackLivesMatter.  This would include the importance of disrupting everyday society, and the power that comes from mobilizing a working-class movement for black and trans liberation.  This is the subject of Meliss'a talk at PSU last week, titled "From Ferguson to Leelah Alcorn: Re-Examining the Roadmap to Black and Transgender Liberation."    
 
By framing the discussion around the history of trans activism - beginning with the Compton Cafeteria Riots in 1966 and the effort of trans women of color activists Marsha P.

Housing and homelessness among LGBTQ youth in our community.

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Queer news & culture for a greater Portland.
We'll be talking about housing and homelessness among queer and trans youth, on Out Loud this week. Our guests are:

Kiera Hansen is the Youth HIV Educator with Cascade AIDS Project's youth sexual health education program, CHATpdx. They have been working with queer and trans young folks experiencing homelessness for over a decade.

Micah Giardina is the coordinator QueerZone, a program of Outside In. QueerZone provides support to queer, trans and ally homeless youth under age 25. Outside In is an agency providing many services to homeless youth, adults and more including housing support, daily meals, case management, medical care and more.

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Tue, 11/15/2011

 On Tuesday, 15 November, Out Loud Radio was priveledged to have Bob Mensel, Artistic Director for the Portland Gay Men's Chorus join us for a night of great music and history of the life and times of PGMC.

The hour was filled with songs from On Broadway and their latest CD, "Sing and Swing the Season" and ending the show with music from Naked Man which helps commerate the history of HIV/AIDS across America and beyond. In the near future, songs from the production of Naked Man will be included on an upcoming CD by the Portland Gay Men's Chorus. Tony award winner, Levy Price will sing "Stained Glass Window" as one of the last songs on Tuesday's show...

Thanks to Bob and PGMC for a night of great music. 

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Out Loud welcomes Communi-T and the Queer Resource Center from Portland State University

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Tue, 11/08/2011

Tonight we highlight two events from the transgender and allied communities. Both of these community events welcome everyone!

Our first music break is from Joan Jett's 'Androgynous'

We welcome Chloe Flora back to the show to discuss Communi-T, Portland's trans resource fair happening at the QCenter on Nov 13 from 2:30 tp 6pm. Sasha, KBOO volunteer and Out Loud producer, joins the conversation too.

Music break with 'Deep River Hallow' from Ashleigh Flynn, Sneaking Out and Tracy Grammer. Ashleigh Flynn & Sneakin Out are playing live Sun Nov 13 at Crush as part of the after party for the Austin Unbound movie, featured on last week's radio show.

Our next segment features three brief spoken word pieces and an interview with students from Portland State University's Queer Resource Center. They discuss the many activities planned for Trans Day of Remembrance.

Final music break from Joan Jett 'Change the World'

Focus on Queer Art

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Tue, 11/01/2011

Tonight we welcome queers who make art to share their talents with the world!

We start off the show wiith a new music sample from local group Glitterfruit titled 'Gay Country Song'.

Next we move into a conversation with Eliza Greenwood, co-director of the film Austin Unbound. We also welcome Austin, the focus of this documentary, to the show. Austin is deaf, so an American Sign Language interpreter speaks on his behalf. Austin shares some background about his personal story and how this movie came to be created. The movie is showing in Portland Nov 12 & 13 at the Hollywood Theater, as well as Nov 15 at the Northwest Film Center. Everyone is also invited to the events planned in conjunction with the movie screenings. Details on their website.

Music break from Glitterfruit's "A Windy Night's Tale"

Max Voltage, half of the Glitterfruit duo, joins us to update us on their latest creative project. Max is a local event producer, so we also get a sneak tease of Homomentum PDX, in the works for this winter. Fruitillion, the debut show for Glitterfruit, is happening this Saturday at In Other Words from 7 to 9 pm.

We wrap up this segment with Glitterfruit's "Yelling In The Dark".

Community annoucement: On Monday, Nov 7 from 6 to 8pm, the Q Center and OMSI co-host a Family Science night at OMSI, located at 1945 SE Water Avenue. All LGBTQ families and their allies are invited!

The second half of the show features news and interviews from This Way Out.

If you'd like to connect with us via email, contact us at OutLoudRadio@gmail.com.

You can also connect with Out Loud Radio on Facebook or find KBOOOutLoud on Twitter

Thank you for listening! Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

Responding to AIDS Denialism

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Tue, 10/18/2011

On this episode of Out Loud, we looked at a controversial, maligned and explosive topic within the medical and scientific community.  There is actually a small movement of people who question the existence of HIV and AIDS.  Many within the movement refer to themselves as dissidents, skeptics, or AIDS Rethinkers, while others call them AIDS Denialists.  Tonight you will hear from David Crowe, the president of Rethinking AIDS.  I also spoke with Brian Foley, a scientist with the National Institute of Health and a member of AIDS Truth, a website devoted to debunking the claims of so-called AIDS Denialists.  Later in the show, we’ll hear from Michael Kaplan, the executive director of the Cascade Aids Project. 

Queer Culture Radio

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Out Loud
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Tue, 10/04/2011

Tonight we welcome a mix of art, wellness and celebrations from the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning community. We also celebrate our allies!

Starting off the show is a music sample from La Pump titled 'Magnet'. This artist is performing as part of Electrogals, which is the feature for tonight's show.

Before we focus on Electrogals, Jake from Common Grounds Wellness Center, invites the gender queer and transgender community (and their friends/family) to the one year anniversary party of their trans and gender queer soak and sauna night. The celebration is happening tomorrow/Wednesday from 7 to 10pm. You can call: 503-238-1065 for reservations.

Music break from Silk & Olive "Brunch with Marie". Silk & Olive are performing with Electrogals.

Heather Perkins and Christi Denton talk with Carla about the many layers of female-created electronic art happening during Electrogals.

Music break from Natasha Kmeto "Swells Bells", another performer with at this event.

Heather & Christi share opportunities for volunteers, especially if folks are on a budget and would like to see a show for free. More discussion around workshops, installations, composers in residence and more. Lots of details are shared, so have something handy to take notes. Or check out the website for the full lineup and ticket information.

Music break from Cheetah Finesse "I'm Not Playing", one last audio sample of talent from the Electrogals lineup.

Sunny joins the conversation to share some herstory on June & Jean Millington. They are coming to town on tour to promote their new CD "Play Like a Girl". Their show is Saturday night at 8 pm at the Star Theater in downtown Portland.

We hear music samples from Jean & June Millington, including "Play Like a Girl" and "When You Bottom"

Community announcements include:

In Other Words is turning 18 years old! Everyone is invited to their celebration on Thursday, Oct 6 from 6 to9pm at p:ear, located at  338 NW 6th Ave.

Live music show featuring Glitter Express, Play/Start and AM Exchange happening Friday at 10pm at Backspace. This event is all ages and costs $6.

Thank you for listening! If you network on Facebook, you can connect with Out Loud Radio there. You can also email us directly: OutLoudRadio@gmail.com

Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

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Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell Celebration - Part 2

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Tue, 09/20/2011

Today was an historic day on several fronts.  Don't Ask, Don't Tell is now officially history. Also, for the first time ever, Out Loud Radio left the cozy confines of KBOO's studios to do a live broadcast from Portland's Q Center.   Join host host Rebecca Nay and members of Portland's LGBT community to celebrate the end of the U.S. military's ban on out lesbian, gay, bisexual (and transgender??) servicemembers.

Hear from Q Center executive director Barbara McCullough-Jones, local leaders of the group Veterans for Human Rights, Portland Mayor Sam Adams, and many vets who servered under or were discharged under the military's repressive anti-gay policies.

Here is part two of our two hour broadcast.  Listen to part one here.

 

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Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell Celebration - Part 1

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 09/20/2011

Today was an historic day on several fronts.  Don't Ask, Don't Tell is now officially history. Also, for the first time ever, Out Loud Radio left the cozy confines of KBOO's studios to do a live broadcast from Portland's Q Center.   Join host host Rebecca Nay and members of Portland's LGBT community to celebrate the end of the U.S. military's ban on out lesbian, gay, bisexual (and transgender??) servicemembers.

Hear from Q Center executive director Barbara McCullough-Jones, local leaders of the group Veterans for Human Rights, Portland Mayor Sam Adams, and many vets who servered under or were discharged under the military's repressive anti-gay policies.

Here is part one of our two hour broadcast.  Listen to part two here. 

Queer Culture Radio

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Tue, 09/06/2011

Tonight we welcome Joe LeBlanc and Sasha Buchert from Basic Rights Oregon's Trans Justice Workgroup. We discuss the work of this group, including the recent victory with the City of Portland providing access to comprehensive health care for transgendered employees. Everyone is welcome at the celebration party happening this Thursday, beginning at 6pm at City Hall, located at 1221 SW 4 Ave in downtown Portland.

We take a music break with "The Ones", who were part of the 2010 Not Enough Festival.

Next we welcome organizers and artists from the Not Enough Festival. Edgar, Shanea and Jen are working behind the scenes to put together this year's festival. They brought testimonials from last year's festival to share with listeners. We also heard from Dexter Flowers, representing artists from last year, and Kaj-anne Pepper, representing an artist from the upcoming festival. Kaj-anne is a very busy artist, and invited everyone to a sneak peak of their Not Enough performance this Friday Sept 9th at Bent, happening at the Foggy Notion. Kaj-anne is also involved with the GenderFantasy event happening in early December at The Headwaters.

Music break with the Explosions, who are performing at the Not Enough Festival.

The Festival is kicking off with a party Friday night, as part of their collaboration with The Big GAY Warehouse Memorial Service! We hear from Alix, organizer of the original big Gay Warehouse in San Fran. Tickets to this event are being sold separately here.

Thanks to all of the artists, volunteers and others working to create the Not Enough Festival. We look forward to enjoying creations by queer artists for the queer community and our allies. Art saves lives, so keep up the great work!

If you network on Facebook, you can connect with Out Loud Radio there as well.

Thank you for listening! Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

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Tue, 08/16/2011

 Sasha speaks with the Racial Justice Program at Basic Rights Oregon including Jessica Lee & Kodey Park Bambino.  Dan speaks with Christy Mallory from the think tank organization, Williams Institue at UCLA.

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Out Loud welcomes Electrogals

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Tue, 07/12/2011
In our quest to feature more local music & local talent, tonight we welcome Electrogals. While this talented mix of female multi-media artists is not queer-specific, the group includes queer women.

Heather Perkins and Christi Denton join us, and both artists are performing at the upcoming Danger Zone! the 80s Cover Night event happening Sat July 16. We also covered the herstory of Electrogals, and plans for the Electrogals Festival happening in October at Disjecta.  Also, Electrogals events need volunteer support, so contact them to get involved (such as work the door, sell raffle tickets, staff the merch table, tech support & more)!
 
Music played during the show included Cloud Road and Great Curve (remix) from Heather Perkins. We also heard Love Your Enemies (remix) and Working Girl from Christi Denton.
 
The second half of our show featured This Way Out, the international gay and lesbian newsmagazine.
 
If you network on Facebook, you can connect with Out Loud Radio there. We are KBOOOutLoud on Twitter. And feel free to email us your feedback, future show ideas, community announcements, and news tips to OutLoudRadio@gmail.com.
 
Thank you for listening! Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

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Cascade AIDS Walk

Just wanted to remind listeners looking for information about AIDS, you can reach the statewide AIDS Hotline at 800-777-2437.  Cascad Aids project can be found at cascadeaids.org or 503-223-5907.  Thanks-  Jacob Anderson-Minshall

 

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