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.
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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.
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.
- Length: 15:56 minutes (14.59 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
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.
- Length: 20:12 minutes (18.49 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
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!
- Title: OutLoud Radio Kicked Out: Stories by Homelss Queer Youth
- Year: 2010
- Producer: Jacob Anderson-Minshall
- Length: 35:35 minutes (12.22 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 48Kbps (CBR)
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.
- Length: 12:15 minutes (11.21 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
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: email@example.com
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Thanks for listening! Until next time, stay proud & live out loud!
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.
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+
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.
- Length: 49:37 minutes (19.87 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 56Kbps (CBR)
Collective of Genuises and Crys Matthews on Out Loud
On tonight's queer hour, we hear from the Collective of Geniuses. CoG’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.
- Length: 50:49 minutes (20.35 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 56Kbps (CBR)
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 Alliance. Gender 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.
Find Out Loud Radio, Gender Blender and The Other Team on Facebook.
Thanks for listening.
Until next time: stay proud & live out loud.
- Title: Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health and our stories.
- Date: 11/10
- Year: 2009
- Producer: Carla
- Length: 58:32 minutes (33.49 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 80Kbps (CBR)