Interviews with Frank Roa and Darrell Alston from Umatilla Morrow Alternatives, and Q one of Butch V
Out Loud frequently focuses on voices from the Portland metro area. Tonight Carla talks with folks from outside the metro area.
Tune in to hear from Umatilla Morrow Alternatives, a human dignity group working towards equal rights for all minorities in Eastern Oregon. Carla talks with Frank Roa, Executive Director, and Darrell Alston from UMA.
Next Carla and Q discuss the Butch Voices conference, happening in Oakland, CA Aug 20-23. Q offers some perspective on butch women, an often misunderstood segment of the LGBTQ community.
What can transgender kids do to live their lives as the gender they were meant to be? What are the u
What would you do if your son insisted on wearing a dress to school? What if your baby girl insisted she was a boy? It seems transgender children are coming out earlier and earlier, but the situation raises endless questions: is their cross-gender identification is just a phase? How can parents support gender identity? How young is “too young” to transition from one gender to another? At what point should parents seek medical intervention? What are the ramifications of suppressing or countering the biological changes inherent in puberty? Should surgery even be considered when dealing with children? Where can trans-identified youth go to get medical assistance?
Everyone has been touched by the health care crisis. If you haven't been personally burned by our profit-driven, insurance based health care system, you probably have a friend or loved one who has been. Tune in to talk radio Tuesday morning at 8 and call-in at 503-231-8187 to share your story.
Peter Shapiro and Kevin Card are your guest hosts.
A young basketball player's courage ends 20 years of discrimination at U-Penn. We speak to Dee Mosbacher who, with Fawn Yacker, produced and directed Training Rules which tells this remarkable story. www.trainingrules.com
HIp Hop: progressive critique of its flaws and an appreciation of its extraordinary gifts
Tricia Rose, author of "The Hip Hop Wars", is the guest. This book "explores the divisive, vitrolic debate about race and cluture in America, concluding with a call for the revitalization of the progressive and creative heart of hip hop" (from the book cover). Henry Louis Gates, Jr. writes "The Hip Hop Wars is a hopeful, inspiring book that speaks to the necessity of a community-centered vision for justice for all." Her website is www.triciarose.com
Seattle fans save pro-women's team; Player sues U-Penn coach who banned lesbians
Super women in sports and their fans: We'll hear of an athlete who challenged a university's 15+-year policy of barring lesbians from the basketball team. From Seattle: the story of the fans who rallied to save the Pacific Northwest's only WNBA team, the Seattle Storm, from being sold to Oklahoma. And in Portland: organizers team up to host a 1st-ever all women's basketball tournament and HRC fundraiser slated for this Saturday, Irving Park.
Across this country there are dozens of women forced to serve time in mens’ correctional institutions. Our sex-segregated facilities aren’t the friendliest places for those with non conforming genders. Transgender women, especially those who haven’t undergone a total physical transformation including sex reassignment surgeries, are still regularly housed with male inmates. What is that experience like? What can be done to improve the situation? What happens to a trans person who is arrested in Portland? What other ways does gender impact the experience of inmates?
Celeste and Cecil interview the Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, the author of an article entitled "Gays Are the New Niggers", published in Killing the Buddha, "a religion magazine for people made anxious by churches" website.
Mr. Sekou is the Senior Minister of Lemuel Haynes Congregational Church (UCC) in South Jamaica Queens, New York. He is third generation ordained Elder in the Church of God in Christ. Rev. Sekou holds fellowships with the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, The Fellowship of Reconciliation, and the Institute for Policy Studies. His forthcoming book is Gods, Gays, and Guns: Religion and the Future of Democracy.
What's the future of community media? A discussion with Erik Mollberg and Phil Busse
As recent events in Iran have shown, technology has given ordinary people the power to inform neighbors down the street and strangers halfway around the world about important events regardless of government censorship or corporate media indifference. "Community media" - citizen-operated print, broadcast and digital technologies - is filling the information needs of a growing number of Americans.