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. We need volunteers to help create Out Loud. Please consider getting involved! 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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Episode Archive

Out Loud welcomes Barbara, Executive Director of the QCenter

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Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes Barbara, Executive Director of the QCenter

Tonight we welcome our guest co-host Thomas, from Wild Planet Radio. Barbara McCullough-Jones, Executive Director of Portland's QCenter, joins us in studio. Tune in to hear updates from the QCenter, as well as what's next on the horizon for Wild Planet Radio!

In the second half of the show, tune in to hear This Way Out, the international LGBTQ news show.

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

We love to hear from listeners!
Email us at OutLoudRadio@gmail.com

Out Loud welcomes Pride Northwest, Caravan of Glam & Wild Planet Radio

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Tue, 03/04/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes Pride Northwest, Caravan of Glam & Wild Planet Radio

Tonight we welcome Thomas & Bobby, from Wild Planet Radio, as our co-hosts.
Our first guest is Debra Porter, from Pride Northwest. She shares updates on Portland's big Pride celebration happening in June.

Next we welcome Justin Buckles from Caravan of Glam.

Before we say good-bye, Thomas gives us an update from Wild Plant Radio, Portland's new all queer low-power FM radio station!

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

If you'd like to connect with us, we'd love to hear from you!

Out loud chats with organizers and presenters at this year's Lewis & Clark Gender Studies Symposium.

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Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A talk with upcoming Gender Studies Symposium presenters and organizers.

On Tuesday, March 25th, Out Loud settles in for a chat with several of the organizers of this year's Gender Studies Symposium, hosted by Lewis & Clark in early March. We'll also talk with two of the many presenters at the conference: Portland State's Sarah Ensor, and University of Wisconsin-Madison's Karma Chávez. Join us for a discussion of the symposium, what folks might expect to experience by attending its programming, and who this year's keynote speakers will be. Also, we'll get a chance to dig a bit into some of the current frontiers of queer theory and feminist thinking.

Out Loud focuses on health, movement and self care with Jodi Walsh, Core Energetics Therapist

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Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud focuses on health, movement and self care with Jodi Walsh, Core Energetics Therapist

Tonight we focus on health, movement and year-round self care with Jodi Walsh, Core Energetics Therapist and Energy Healer.  Jodi's philosophy of health includes active engagement of an individuals body, mind and soul, and she uses movement to integrate those often-seperate aspects of ourselves.

Tune in tonight to learn more about Jodi's use of the Brennan Healing Science and Core Energetics philosophies. Tonight we'll discuss her upcoming workshops, as well as her private healing sessions that activate real changes in the lives of her clients.

A History of the Gay Press in Portland

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Tue, 02/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A History of the Gay Press in Portland
A History of Gay Press in Portland

History of the Gay Press in Portland, a panel presentation examining the power of the LGBT press to inform and celebrate the LGBT community in Portland.

This panel took place on Thursday, January 23, 2014  at Portland State University.

Out Loud welcomes Wild Planet Radio, the new all queer radio station, and we welcome your calls!

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Tue, 02/04/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes Wild Planet Radio, the new all queer radio station, and we welcome your calls!
Tonight we welcome back to the studios the creative masterminds behind Wild Planet Radio, the new all-queer radio station in Portland. After Wild Planet gives us an update, we welcome your calls!

What kind of voices & stories & music do you want to hear from a queer radio station? To join our conversation after the show begins, call our studio phone number: 503-231-8187

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

We love to hear from our listeners! Feel free to email us at OutLoudRadio@gmail.com

Out Loud queer culture radio every Tues @ 6pm

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Tue, 01/28/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud queer culture radio every Tues @ 6pm
Tonight we welcome Sharnae Mouton to the show. Sharnae joins us on the phone from Medford, Oregon, where she produces dance parties for the LGBTQ community. We'll hear about life in small town Oregon, including the upcoming Unzipped dance on Thurs Feb 6 in Medford.

Music break included two songs from Chris Pureka. We heard 'Porch Songs' and 'Silo Song'.

LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference

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Tue, 01/21/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Meaningful Care Conference
Tonight we welcome Dana from the LGBT Meaningful Care Conference.

The 2014 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference is on Friday, March 28

Out Loud welcomes Dennis from Asian Pacific Islander Pride

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Tue, 01/14/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes Dennis from Asian Pacific Islander Pride
Tonight we welcome Dennis from Asian Pacific Islander Pride. API Pride is a group led by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in Oregon.  The group provides safe and supportive environments and opportunities to celebrate, educate and bring API communities together.

Out Loud welcomes organizers from the Oregon Queer Youth Summit

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Tue, 01/07/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes organizers from the Oregon Queer Youth Summit

Tonight we welcome organizers of the Oregon Queer Youth Summit!

We'll hear about this year's summit and invite interested youth to their next Planning Committee meeting on Tues Jan 14th from 6:30 to 8pm at SMYRC. If you network on Facebook, you can connect with the Oregon Queer Youth Summit Planning Group on FB too. Click here.

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Queer Culture Radio turns the spotlight on Butch Voices

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Tue, 09/28/2010

Tonight's show highlights talent from the upcoming BUTCH Voices Portland 2010 Regional Conference, happening this weekend in Portland.

Annie Vernetti starts the show with Train Song. Annie is performing Friday night at the meet & greet at Scandles, and at Saturday night's Butch Buffet.

Mel Haywood, one of the organizers for Butch Voices, shares details on the many events happening. The Butch Buffet event features a wide range of performers and talent. We talk one of the event headliners Ivan Coyote. Ivan Coyote is an award-winning author of six collections of short stories, one novel, three CD’s, four short films and a renowned performer.

...Also joining us is Sally Cohn, hot off of ‘America’s Got Talent’, Sally will share some stories, and perform her butch handwhistling.

Next, Annie does an improv song. One of Annie's talents is taking any 3 words (offered by the audience) and making a song with those words. Carla offers hot, feisty and butch, and Annie creates a song on the spot for Butch Voices!

We also hear from Max Voltage, and comedians Whitney Streed and Shortee Davis.

Community announcements include the AIDS Walk happening this Sunday at Pioneer Courthouse Square.

Remember your Roots: A brunch supporting the next generation of rural queer youth is this Sunday Oct 3 @ 10:30am  In Other Words.  A group of high school youth and their families from Baker City, Oregon have started a Gay Straight Alliance at their school. On Sunday, October 3rd, they will be visiting Portland to receive an Equality Champion award for their bravery of being out and proud in a historically conservative community and their dedication to promoting tolerance of all genders & sexualities. Feel free to bring an offering of support or gift from Portland to the queer youth of rural Oregon for them to take home and share with their community – books, CDs, movies that mean something to you!  Brought to you by Rural Organizing Project

Annie shares one more song as we wrap up the show. She sings Rush.

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

A gentle reminder: Oct 1 begins KBOO's Fall Membership Drive. When you join KBOO during the queer hour on KBOO (every Tuesday @ 6pm), you're showing your direct financial support of this program. It means alot. Please consider joining KBOO's membership drive during our Oct 5 or Oct 12th shows. We're working on some very special programming, like more live music, as a thank you for your support.

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Hot Feisty Butch song improv by Annie Vergnetti

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Tue, 09/28/2010

Annie Vergnetti is a local singer songwriter (also coffee shop owner, look up her last name yo). She has many talents, including song writing on the spot. Give her 3 words (and some whiskey) and you'll have a new song! Here's what she made up for our Butch Voices show.

Thanks Annie!

Drag Queen Duo ChiChi and Chonga on Out Loud Radio with James Dixon

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Tue, 09/21/2010

We aired an interview with drag queen comedy duo ChiChi and Chonga on Out Loud Radio... And let me tell you... These two are quite entertaining!  We met in the studio and had a bit of fun... ChiChi and Chonga are recent transplants from Los Angeles and they share their ideals, comments, upcoming shows, and music with us.  Here's the audio from the interview in case you missed it... Definitely worth checking out!

James Dixon

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Butch Voices Interview, ChiChi and Chonga, and Kate Kendell All in One Show!!

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Tue, 09/21/2010

Sasha interviews Joe Leblanc and Katleen Saadat about the Butch Voices conference, and James interviews the amazing duo known as ChiChi and Chonga.  We end the show with some audio from a talk given by Kate Kendell, the executive director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights discussing some of the recent legal events impacting the community.

  • Title: Butch Voices Pt 1
  • Length: 54:19 minutes (18.65 MB)
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Musicians from the NOT ENOUGH festival and Basic Rights Oregon's "KNOW YOUR RIGHTS" Transgender handbook.

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Tue, 09/14/2010

Carla opens the show with  interviews and performances from Christine Havrilla and Jacob Shue who performed at the "Not Enough" festival, a Queer arts event that focuses on organizing and performing. 

A little later, Dan Johnson interviews Tash Shatz, a community organizer with Basic Rights Oregon about BRO's new handbook for Trans folk entitled "Know Your Rights".  

Carla raps up the show with interviews and performances from Dexter Flowers and Cooper Lee Bombadier. 

  • Title: Not Enough Festival
  • Length: 61:45 minutes (21.21 MB)
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PRIDEBUILD and Write Around Portland

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Tue, 09/07/2010

Carla interviews Brett Hulstrom about PRIDEBUILD, an LGBTQ organization that partners up with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for needy families. 

Sasha speaks with a representative from "Write Around Portland' about a free writing workshop offered to Transgender folk.

Dan Johnson ends the show with an interview with Leslie Gabel-Brett from Lambda Legal about the failure of the Obama Administration to move forward on LGBTQ issues. 

  • Title: PrideBuild
  • Length: 33:18 minutes (11.44 MB)
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Alba the Vampire and Beach Blanket Beyond, News, and Music!!

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Tue, 08/31/2010

Jacob Anderson-Minshall interviews the cast of "Alba the Vampire" and "Beach Blanket Beyond" in their recent performance at the Someday Lounge. 

Sasha and Carla discuss recent news items, and tracks from the "Lovers" and "Tender Forever" are played between segments.

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Trans Fem* interview, Lannie Woulff discusses her new book, and NEWS!!

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Tue, 08/24/2010

Sasha discusses the group known as "Trans Fem*' with co-founders Amari Fauna and Chloe Flora. 

Dan Johnson interviews Lannie Woulff about her new book "She's My Dad".

Carla, Sasha and Rebecca end the show with recent news stories. 

  • Title: Trans Fem*
  • Length: 44:19 minutes (15.21 MB)
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Queer Culture Radio

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Tue, 08/17/2010

Tonight's show begins with Carla talking with Dennis and Carla about the Rose City Open tennis tournament, hosted by Team Portland Tennis Association. This tennis tournament is a benefit for the Q Center and Cascade AIDS Project.

Music break with "Oh Yeah" from The Cliks, who play locally tomorrow at Peters Room at the Roseland Theater.

Next staff and volunteers from Cascade AIDS Project share some updates. We talk with Brad who works with Pivot. Tesara shares some news from the High School Challenge as part of the AIDS Walk Portland. Next Annika lets us know about CAP's new program CHAT PDX and Ernesto invites area youth to get involved. Chris and Angela let us know about Teen2Teen program, and Ernesto wraps up the conversation about the What's New in HIV Conference.

Music break with 'Haunted' from The Cliks.

The show wraps up with community announcements and news stories from Sasha and Laura.

Thanks for listening. Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

We are recruiting volunteers to help make queer radio! Check out KBOO's volunteer page on how to get involved at the station. Free training! If you have questions, feel free to email us at OutLoudRadio@gmail.com. We recruit!!

  • Length: 53:24 minutes (18.33 MB)
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Sexuality, Gender and Human Trafficking: Modern Slavery in our Midst

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Tue, 08/10/2010

On Tuesday, August 10, 2010, Jacob Anderson-Minshall hosted an Out Loud panel discussing sex and human trafficking, the role gender and sexuality have in this modern day slave-trade, and how this is happening right here in Portland, Oregon.

IF YOU ARE BEING EXPLOITED CALL THE NWCAT HOTLINE AT 1-888-3737-888


A human trafficked homeless 16-year old boy was asked what agencies in Portland could do in order to help him and thousands like him get off the street, he paused and then turned to the folks at a partnered organization and said “Obliterate Stark Street.”

 

Panelists included:
1.  Michelle Bart – Soroptimist International's Northwest Coalition Against Trafficking (NWCAT)
Michelle Bart is the Chairperson and a founding member of Soroptimist International Northwestern Region’s Northwest Coalition Against Trafficking (NWCAT) and is the Public Awareness Chair for the Soroptimist Northwestern Region.  Bart is also the owner of a national marketing and public relations corporation, Helping Heroes; and she serves on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Advisory Board for Take25.  Bart is trained on Human Trafficking through CASE and Girls Educational and Mentor Services (GEMS) and is the host of “Voices for Justice” on BlogTalkRadio and also contributes to Curve magazine, The Human Rights Campaign, Soroptimist, and GLAAD.
Michelle A. Bart
Soroptimist International Northwestern Region / NWCAT
(626) 644-3472
www.soroptimistnwr.org

2.  Chris Hennel – Special Project Coordinator -Human Trafficking, YWCA Greater Portland
Chris Hennel MSW, has 19 years experience working in child welfare with Oregon's Department of Human Services; where she worked as a caseworker, supervisor and branch manager of Union, Wallowa, and Baker counties.  Hennel has been involved with the YWCA's Human Trafficking project  for about a year now.  She also was a faculty member at the Graduate School of Social Work, PSU, in the mid 90's; where she helped launch a program for Oregon state employees working in child welfare to get their Masters in Social Work degrees. Hennel is experienced as a mediator, therapist, and with all aspects of child welfare programs and services.  The YWCA of Greater Portland is slated to receive $900,000 to establish a shelter for victims of human trafficking.
Chris Hennel, MSW
Special Project Coordinator -Human Trafficking
YWCA of Greater Portland, Oregon
(503) 294-7430
www.ywca-pdx.org  


3. Elisa Saphier--Sexual Assault Resource Center

Elisa Saphier works for the Sexual Assault Resource Center, one of only two stand-alone sexual assault agencies in the state, as a case manager and advocate for sexually exploited youth.  Saphier has nine years of experience working in the anti-sexual violence field; and has spent much of that time focusing on the affects of oppression,  providing direct services to survivors and offering prevention education to the community.
Elisa Saphier
Case Manager for Sexually Exploited Youth
Sexual Assault Resource Center
(503) 626 9100 x 232
www.sarcoregon.org
 

Music for the show was from Amy Ray (of the Indigo Girls)'s solo album Prom. Including the songs Rural Faggot, Covered for You and Driver Education.

IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE IS BEING EXPLOITED CALL THE NWCAT HOTLINE AT 1-888-3737-888

Additional Resources 

 
The Annual Northwest Conference Against Trafficking, “We have a DREAM…”
January 14-16, 2011   Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
For information and registration go to www.NWCAT.org

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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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