Our Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Wendy Webb discuss the sexual politics of the new Swedish film Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. The film deals with sexual violence, revenge, and the decadence of upper-class Swedish society.
LGBTQ Health Survey Results & All about Testosterone
On the April 20th episode of Gender Blender co-host Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with the Multnomah County Health Department representatives about the results of the 2009 LGBTQ Speak Out survey. The health survey gathered data from 843 respondends in the Portland metropolitan area, in order to educate health providers and policy makers developing a comprehensive agenda for wellness in the LGBTQ community. Learn what factors attributes to health within the LGBTQ community.
In the first half hour, Aju from the musical duo Molina Soleil and Aju talks about creating her new album, her projects to inspire young women, and the divine feminine. We play songs from her new album, and she also reads a monologue about birth from the Vagina Monologues.
To find out more about Molina Soleil and Aju, or to purchase their new album "Soulaju", please check out their website: www.soulaju.com
Near deadly error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
Near-Deadly Error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
It is hard to imagine spending over 17 years on death row for a crime you did not commit. Juan Melendez-Colon did just that following his 1984 conviction and sentencing to death in the killing of Auburndale, FL beauty salon owner Delbert Baker.
On this episode of Outloud, host Carla interviewed Clay Neal from the Portland Plan. Clay talked about the Plan for Portland over the next 25 years and described last night's Queer Town Hall at the Q Center. Throughout the hour, listeners heard live accoustic music from Pamela Means. Pamela is playing atMississippi Pizza Thursday at 9 pm. She played songs from her latest album and from her Out music award winning album, Single Bullet Theory. Then Jacob Anderson-Minshall (co-host of KBOO's Gender Blender) talked with science w
In world where we struggle with wars, injustice, violence in our communities and the threat of environmental devastation...what does peace mean to you. That was the question 186 students from around Oregon answered as part of the Greenfield Peace Writing Contest for Oregon High School Students.
Author, Lisa J. Shannon joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund in the Kboo Studio to talk about her new book,A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into The Worst Place On Earth To Be A Women. In 2005 Lisa saw an episode of the Oprah show depicting the plight of women in the conflict in The Congo where rape had affected the lives of over fifty percent of the women fleeing the fighting. That show changed Lisa's life forever. She founded Run For Congo Women, raising funds to sponsor Congolese women through Women For Women International, then traveled to the eastern Congo to meet the women she sponsored.