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

Follow us on Twitter:  twitter.com/KBOOOutLoud

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

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Out Loud welcomes Basic Rights Oregon and features music from Portland's Queer Music Festival
 

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Out Loud welcomes QDoc, the queer documentary film festival happening in Portland May 15-18

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Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes QDoc, the queer documentary film festival happening in Portland May 15-18

Join us tonight as we welcome David Weissman back to the KBOO studios. David is one of the co-founders of QDoc, the only film festival in the United States devoted to documentaries about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and communities.

Out Loud welcome QDoc, the documentary film festival devoted to the queer community

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Tue, 05/06/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcome QDoc, the documentary film festival devoted to the queer community

We are excited to welcome back to the KBOO studios organizers from QDoc, the only film festival in the United States devoted to documentaries about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and communities. QDoc is happening May 15-18 in Portland. We'll discuss the upcoming movies, as well as which actors and directors will present before their movie. QDoc also offers a sweet deal for youth (ages under 23) - free movie tickets!

Tune in Tues @ 6pm to hear more. Until then, stay proud and live out loud!

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

Out Loud welcomes The BiCast, a volunteer-created podcast for the bisexual community & their allies

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Tue, 04/29/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes The BiCast, a volunteer-created podcast for the bisexual community & their allies

Tonight we welcome organizers from The BiCast, an independent volunteer-created podcast for the bisexual community and their allies. The BiCast is dedicated to providing support, information and entertainment for the community, as well as building the 'Bisexual Umbrella' together. 

We'll feature music from Christine Havrilla, who is performing in Portland on Sunday May 4 at 5pm at Mississippi Pizza Pub

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

We love to hear from our listeners!

Out Loud, Tuesday April 22: Portland activist Kathleen Saadat, and DJ/event organizer Coco Madrid

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Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud, Tuesday April 22: Portland activist Kathleen Saadat, and DJ/event organizer Coco Madrid

We are honored to have longtime activist Kathleen Saadat with us tonight, on Out Loud. We'll talk with Ms. Saadat on her many years of Portland activism for social justice, from issues of racism, discrimination against gays & lesbians, so much more. 

In the second half of the show, we'll have Coco Madrid with us to talk about her new fetish party night, Hush Puppy. Coco is a leader in Portland's DJ and fashion scenes, and an all-around wonderful person.

See you on the radio!

Out Loud - queer culture radio Tues at 6pm

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Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud - queer culture radio Tues at 6pm
Tonight we welcome guests from The Living Room, the safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth in Clackamas County. We'll discuss their upcoming Alternative Prom, happening Sat April 26 from 7 to 11pm in Oregon City for all LGBTQ youth and their allies ages 14-20.

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

Out Loud features local music and This Way Out

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Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud features local music and This Way Out
Tonight's show features a mix of music from local musicians. In the second half of the show, This Way Out airs. 
Thank you for listening! Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

Out Loud on 04/01/14

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Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer News & Culture Radio Show

Out Loud Radio! with Joe LeBlanc of Butch Voices, and John Notter of CAP.

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Tue, 03/25/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Portland's Queer News and Culture radio programme.

Tuesday on this week's Out Loud Radio on KBOO, from 6-7 pm:

We'll be talking with Joe LeBlanc of Butch Voices to talk about the butch experience(s), and Lily Divine, organizer of Butch Voices' fundraiser, Sprung, at Crush this Saturday.
 
We'll also chat with John Notter about HIV care and prevention, Cascade AIDS Project's current work in that area, and CAP's upmcoing art auction fundraiser.
 
See you on the radio!

Out Loud welcomes organizers from the Meaningful Care Conference

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Tue, 03/18/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes organizers from the Meaningful Care Conference

In 2007, the first Meaningful Care Conference brought together a diverse mix of individuals and community groups working to improve and increase the LGBTQ cultural competency for social service and healthcare providers in the Pacific Northwest.

Tonight, we welcome members of the LGBTQ Health Coalition of the Columbia-Willamette. This coalition is proud to present the 2014 Meaningful Care Conference, which is happening in Portland on March 28. The conference is held in conjunction with National LGBT Health Awareness Week and aims to share current best practices and develop and diversify networks of providers for the LGBTQ community.

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

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

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Queer Cornucopia on Out Loud Radio

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Tue, 03/09/2010

Tonight's queer radio hour discussions range from local work toward queer sex positivity to a nationally known stand-up comedian. A real queer cornicopia, or maybe we could call it a pornicopia, if the FCC isn't listening......

Carla, host of Out Loud, talks with Portland locals Darklady and Sophia St James about two upcoming queer sex-positive events, including visits from F2M Porn Star Buck Angel.

Next, we hear from Cameron Esposito :: queer Chicago-based standup comic who is preping for 2 shows in Portland. She was voted Best Comic in 2008 by Chicago Snubfest and was a Finalist for Best Female Comic in 2007 for the Chicago Comedy Awards. Her new CD is "Grab Them Aghast".

In April, Out Loud celebrates 8 years of shamelessly promoting all things queer on the radio! We couldn't do this without you, our listening community - especially our listener members. Thank you for your support.

If you Facebook, find Out Loud Radio, Gender Blender and The Other Team!

And thank you for listening. Until next time, stay proud and live out loud.

Addition Audio from Ksen Kicked Out Contributor

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Tue, 01/26/2010

 Earlier this week, Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke Ksen a contributor from the new anthology Kicked Out, by current and former homeless LGBT youth.  While a short version of the interview is featured on the January 26th Outloud show, here is the extended interview with Ksen.  Check out the anthology itself at kickedoutanthology.com.

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Interview with Tenzin From Kicked Out

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Tue, 01/26/2010

In her foreward to the new anthology Kicked Out--by current and formerly homeless LGBTQ youth-- Judy Shepard (mother of Matthew Shepard) notes that a disporportionate percentage of the youth on America's streets are there in part because they identify as lesbian, gay or transgender.  On Tuesday's Outloud show Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection.  Here is the extended interview with one of those contributors, Tenzin, who spent many years on the streets. 

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Long Interview with Tommi Kicked Out Contributor

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Tue, 01/26/2010

In her foreward to the new anthology Kicked Out--by current and formerly homeless LGBTQ youth-- Judy Shepard (mother of Matthew Shepard) notes that a disporportionate percentage of the youth on America's streets are there in part because they identify as lesbian, gay or transgender.  On Tuesday's Outloud show Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection.  Here is the extended interview with one of those contributors, Tommi, who was kicked out and lived on the streets of New York back in the 1960s.

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Kicked Out: Stories by Homeless LGBT Youth

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Tue, 01/26/2010

In her foreward to the new anthology Kicked Out--by current and formerly homeless LGBTQ youth-- Judy Shepard (mother of Matthew Shepard) notes that a disproportionate percentage of the youth on America's streets are there in part because they identify as lesbian, gay or transgender.In this special episode of Outloud, Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection (Jenn, Tenzin, Ksen and Tommi). Hear first hand the painful and difficult experiences these kids face after they are forced from their homes because of ignorance or hate--and learn how little it can take to save a life. Longer versions of interviews with Tenzin, Ksen and Tommi are also available on our site at kboo.fm/outloud

For more information about the book visit kickedoutanthology.com. The site also has a reference section. Those in Portland Oregon can learn more about programs for homeless youth through these fine organizations: SMRYC, Outside In and the Circus Project (founded by Jenn Cohen, one of the show's guests and contributor to Kicked Out)

This program aired live during the Membership drive. It has been edited to remove most of the membership drive pitching, and may have some choppy transitions. We still want to encourage you to make a donation to KBOO, to support programs of this kind. You can do so by clicking on the tip jar on the website, or calling us at 503-232-8818.; Thank you for your continued support!

Celebrating what sets us apart

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Tue, 01/12/2010

It's time to celebrate what sets us apart! The queer community is judged and treated differently for our private lives. Tonight we embrace and celebrate local queer sex-positivity on Out Loud.

Krissy Fiction, from the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence joins us to talk about BOINK! a porn benefit for the Sisters' Grant Fund and Cascade AIDS Project. Boink is happening Sat, January 23rd Invasion Nightclub.

The event was born when a donor gave Cascade AIDS Project 800 porn DVDs and tapes.  CAP contacted the Portland Sisters and suggested a partnership to have the Sisters hold a porn-themed event as a fundraiser for both organizations.  BOINK! came into existence as a sexy, naughty, and most of all, FUN way to raise some money!

All proceeds from the raffle and sales will go directly to the Sisters Grant Fund and to CAP. So all monies raised will be going directly back to the Portland community.

Between interviews, Billy Brag's song 'Sexuality' celebrates what sets us apart - sex!

Darklady also joins Out Loud this evening to discuss her work, her parties, and more!

We also celebrate Dirty Queer's 3rd Birthday, which happened Fri Jan 8. We'll hear from Sossity, MC for and creative force behind DQ, as well as dirty queers (from the audience) on what they like best about this monthly event!

As always, we'll share a variety of community announcements and event listings.  If you have something to share with our community, let me know: outloudradio@gmail.com 

You can also find KBOO's queer programming on Facebook! Become a Facebook fan of Out Loud Radio, Gender Blender & The Other Team!

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

Portland's Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Tue, 12/22/2009

On November 20th, 2009.  Portlanders gathered at Portland State University for the 11th annual (nationally) Transgender Day of Remembrance.  Speakers include, Jenn Burleton, Executive Director of TransActive, Tash Shatz, student presenter and activist, Kendall Clawson Executive Director of the Q Center and Laura Calvo, co-host of KBOO's Gender Blender.  You will also hear names and/or information read about all the reported murders based on gender hate during 2009.

Current events in the queer community

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Tue, 12/08/2009

Tis the season for holiday music. We start the show with 2 songs from Venus Envy: Rhonda the Lesbo Reindeer and I'll be a Homo for Christmas.

Carla & Laura Calvo discuss current news stories and events, and Jacob Anderson-Minshall talks about next week's Gender Blender. Laura & Jacob are co-hosts of Gender Blender.

Matt from the Gay Men's Chorus calls in to discuss their upcoming show "Celebrate the Season" happening at Reed College on Dec 18, 19 & 20.

Events discussed tonight include: 

Pictures with Santa! This is a SMYRC fundraiser on Thurs 12/10 from 7 to 10 p.m. at 909 NW 19th. Everyone will be gathering for a Christmas cocktail party, and to support SMYRC during the holiday season. Ages 21+

Dirty Queer is Friday 12/11 at 6:30pm at In Other Words. This monthly event is an XXX-rated open mic. Ages 18+

Queer porn in Portland? Yep! An event titled: Double Hump Day Feature is happening Wed 12/9 @ 7 pm at Crush Bar, located at 1400 SE Morrison. Ages 21+

Tuff Luck is a coffee shop at In Other Words. This coffee-business is not in full swing yet, but keep in touch with In Other Words for more information. All ages!

Collective of Genuises event Homo for the Holidays event is happening this Sat 12/19 from 6 to 10 pm at the Switchyard Studios @ 109 SE Salmon St.

Pants-Off Productions presents Homomentum: A Monthly Queer Cabaret on Sat 12/12 at 7pm at the Egyptian Room, located at 3701 SE Division. Cost is $5-$7. Ages 21+ and wheelchair accessable.  

The last song heard tonight is Venus Envy's Silent Dyke.

If you network on Facebook, you can find Out Loud Radio, The Other Team and Gender Blender!

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

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Collective of Genuises and Crys Matthews on Out Loud

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Tue, 11/24/2009

Collective of Genuises and Crys Matthews on Out Loud

On tonight's queer hour, we hear from the Collective of GeniusesCoG’s mission is to create art that challenges the notions on which class, gender, privilege and other social demographics are based. CoG empowers minority artists, especially those who identify as trans, queer and/or womyn, and help them create sustainable economic stability through educational programs and creative opportunities. CoG is gearing up for a queer craft fair and a Homo for the Holidays event, both in mid-December. 

Carla speaks with Crys Matthews about her music, and her upcoming show at In Other Words on Dec 5th.

If you network on Facebook, KBOO's queer programs are there! Find Out Loud Radio, The Other Team and Gender Blender.

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

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Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health, and our stories.

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Tue, 11/10/2009

Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health, and our stories.

Max Voltage, from Pants-Off Productions, talks about Homomentum: a monthly queer cabaret. Homomentum takes over the Egyptian Room Saturday Nov 14th. This month's Timewarp Talent Show will showcase queer dance & performance-art, with tons of glitter and fabulousness. Homomentum: doors at 7pm, show at 8pm, dance party at 10pm. Cost $5-7 sliding scale. This is a 21+  event. The E Room is wheelchair accessible.

Carla speaks with Molly Franks and Kim Toves from the Multnomah County Health Department. We get an update from Speak Out, a heath survey focused on the LGBTQ community that the Health Department did last summer.

We also hear from Robert Douglas, President of the Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest about Our Stories. The Our Stories Series continues with the first of two programs honoring the 30th anniversary of the Northwest Gender AllianceGender Variance M>F will be a panel discussion focusing on the male-to-female portion of our trans/gender-variant community. Early in 2010, the next Our Stories program will feature female-to-male members of the community. Our Stories is happening on Satuday, November 14, 2009, at 7 pm, at theQ Center.

We'll also hear music from local Heather Perkins, who is playing live at Mississippi Pizza Pub Wed Nov 11 @ 9pm.

Find Out Loud Radio, Gender Blender and The Other Team on Facebook.

Thanks for listening.

Until next time: stay proud & 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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