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

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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 on 05/15/12

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Tue, 05/15/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Interviews with local Queer band Play/Start, and folks from QDoc film festival

On today's show, we are going to meet Play/Start, local Queer musicians and samply some of their awesome music. Also, we will hear about what is it like to be a local Queer band and how they came about.

Next we will meet some folk from QDoc, the Queer Documentary Film Festival as well as have a phone interview with one of the featured documentarians.

http://queerdocfest.org/

Also, it is the pledge drive, so call in and give us some love!!! (in the form of donations, preferrably).

Out Loud on 04/24/12

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Tue, 04/24/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A call-in show about some major battles in the national arena

On today's show we will look at the upcoming 'Amendment 1' battle in North Carolina, hear some words of wis-dumb from our old pal Newt Gingrich on what America means, and discuss the recent updates in what is supposed to be a completly dead practice: Sexual Conversion Therapy.

Today's show is special as it is a CALL-IN SHOW!!! All callers welcome!

Out Loud on 02/28/12

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Tue, 02/28/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Labor, Socialism, Race, and Queer rights!

Tune in to this weeks two where we discuss two exciting topics!

The first is looking at the similarities between the Labor movement and the Queer movement with Dr. Joesph Zompetti (School of Communication at Illinois State University) and Sherry Wolf (Author of Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics, and Theory of LGBT Liberation).

Also, in honor of Black history month, we will talk with Dr. Antiono Pastrana Jr. (Department of Sociology at City University of New York) about the interconnection between Race and Sexual;/Romantic Identity

Out Loud on 02/14/12

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Tue, 02/14/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Queering Sex, Love and Relationships

To celebrate Valentines Day, we are queering sex, love and relationships with a two hour special! It is our Spring Membership Drive, as well, so we're offering some special thank you gifts for new and renewing members!

We welcome Myshkin, from Myshkin's Ruby Warblers, to the show and we'll feature new music from her latest record 'That Diamond Lust'. Myshkin donated copies of this CD and a pair of tickets to her record release show at the Alberta Rose Feb 25! We'll offer these thank you gifts to new and returning members who call during the show!

Out Loud on 02/07/12

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Tue, 02/07/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Growing up Mormon and Queer

While religous belief and expression is a comfort to some, for others it can create confusion, misery and chaos.  Such is the experience of many queer people who were raised Mormon.  For this membership drive special of Out Loud, hear the stories of queer identified folks who come from a culture dominated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  We'll hear the story of Joseph Dallin, who wrote a book (avalible to new and renewing members) about his experiences.  How did Joseph and others cope with being members of a church that has spent millions of dollars fighting LGBT equality?  H

Out Loud on 01/24/12

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Tue, 01/24/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer Culture Radio

This week we welcome the Portland Lesbian Choir as they get ready to celebrate their 25th Anniversary Season. We'll share some herstory from their past, as well as celebrate their upcoming concerts.

Out Loud on 01/10/12

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Tue, 01/10/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Today's show is on Bisexuality and Polyamory. Special guests include Sexperts and Poly folk

On today's show we delve into the topics of Bisexuality and Polyamory. Is bisexuality unique and different from homosexuality? Can polyamorous relationships actually work? What are the benefits of being polyamorous and/or bisexual? Find out al this and more with special guest sexperts Dr. Nancy Campbell Hanks and Dr. Elizabeth Allen, and members from out polyamorous community. Hosted by Kyle Zrenchik.

Out Loud on 12/27/11

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Tue, 12/27/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Wrap up 2011 with top news stories, plus music from Heather Perkins

Tonight, we wrap up 2011 with an end of year special. We welcome Laura Calvo to discuss some of the top stories of the year, as we dive-in to the deep end of politics. Laura is a past contributer to Out Loud, and we'll excited to have her back in studio with us!

We also welcome back Heather Perkins. She has visited the KBOO studios when we've focused on Electrogals. Tonight, we feature some songs from Heather's 365.52.12 Project.

Tune in Tuesday @ 6pm!

Until then, stay proud & live out loud!

Out Loud on 12/06/11

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Tue, 12/06/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Interviews with two new voices in the LGBTQ Community

 Coming to Out Loud Radio December 6th will be an interview with Jennifer Pizer, newly appointed Director of Research for The Williams Institute, a think tank focussing on LGBTQ issues in America. Jennifer will focus on the top Gay news items of 2011 and what she thinks we should watch for in 2012.

The second half of the show will be an interview I recently had with David Weekley, who for more than 28 years has been an ordained minister. David recently published his first book, titled, "In from the Wilderness" a fascinating memoir of his transgender journey.

Out Loud on 11/15/11

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Tue, 11/15/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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An evening with the Portland Gay Men's Chorus

 Coming to Out Loud Radio on November 15th is an evening with the Portland Gay Men's Chorus. Bob Mensel, Artistic Director for for PGMC will be in the studio to discuss the history of the chorus in Portland, as well as its future. In addition there will be plenty of music from past performances as well as music from their newest CD. Some of the music will be tied in to the upcoming World AIDS Day and how that event has shaped the direction that PGMC has taken. Be with us Tuesday, Nov. 15th from 6pm to 7pm, only on listener supported KBOO-FM. 

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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.

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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
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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. 

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  • 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. 

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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!!

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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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