Enjoy lesbian relationship advice from the butch & femme perspectives from this hilarious duo. Lipstick & Dipstick write an advise column for Curve magazine. In this interview, they discuss their backgrounds, their writing styles, common challenges in relationships, sex, and their new book, Lipstick & Dipstick's Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships, in stores now.
They are reading from their new book and emceeing an events. Full schedule online on thier blog.
The show starts with a brief update on Domestic Partnerships becoming legal in Oregon. Soul talks with Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogan about the first day of DP registrations, as well as a short overview of how far short this is from true equality.
For the rest of the show, we talk with organizers from the LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference, happening in Portland on Friday April 11, 2008. This conference is happening as part of the National LGBT Health Awareness Week happening April 6 to 12.
At the beginning of the original show that aired 2/19/08 included a 10 minute news story of Lawrence King, shot and killed inside of his middle school on 2/12/08. I edited out that news story and that audio is seperate from this segment.
This news segment, initially aired Feb 19, 2008, highlights the killing of Lawrence King, the 15-year-old 8th-grader who was killed inside of his middle school because he was gay and gender non-conforming.
I usually don't think of blogs as news sources, but this one lists not only facts but raises serious questions.
Tonight's Out Loud show features two annoucements and two interviews.
First we hear from Soul, who interviews Keri, a volunteer with Brother to Brother and Basic Rights Oregon. They wrap up African American History Month and Keri shares his experiences as an African American transman in Portland.
This interview is heavily edited due to FCC indecency rules. You'll hear an array of sounds instead of the speakers' true words. You'll have to see the show to hear the real deal. I'll upload an unedited version of this interview in the near future.....
The name Athens Boys Choir can be a bit deceiving but you can’t blame a Jewish Transsexual man living in the Deep South for having a sense of humor about the whole ordeal. So Katz, the Choir’s now solo member, travels the country speaking “the good word” throwing down hard hitting spokenword that deals with issues of Gender, Politics, Love, Sex, and everything in-between including but not limited to spooning. Katz’s spokenword is raw, unapologetic, witty, and soulful.
This interview highlights Katz's thoughts on gender, youth, performing, making a difference, and of course, the whole gay thing. You'll also 3 different pieces of his.....
The Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center is celebrating 10 years! Carla talks with Jonathan Weedman, program director, and Trey Malicote, who serves on the Advisory Board, about SMYRC's past, present and future.
This is the adult discussion. SMYRC Part 2 (different audio piece) is the youth discussion.
The big celebration party is happening this Sat, May 17th at the Gerding Theater, located at 128 NW 11 Ave. Ticket details and also available for purchase at the SMYRC website.
In this interview, Carla talks with Zan, adult staff at SMYRC, Tori and Aaron, both are SMYRC youth, about what's going on at SMYRC - past, present and future. You'll hear personal stories, laughter, and so much more!
Part 1 (different audio piece) focuses on the business side of the organization. This Part 2 is youth focused, just like the place itself!
Join Carla as she interviews Russ Gage and David Weissman, festival co-directors of the Queer Documentary Film Festival, happening May 29 through June 1 at the Clinton St Theater. Hear about specific movies, as well as the monthly free documentary films being shown at the Q Center.
This is the only queer documentary film festival in the US and only the second in the world. Many movies sold out last year, with over 200 people being turned away from the opening night movie!
Carla, host, and Jacob Anderson-Minshall, host of QLiterati!, talk about the new monthly event, that takes place every 2nd Wednesday at the Q Center. Hear from this month's QLiterati featured authors: Stacy Bias of The Fat Experience Project, and Hilary Kyle, author of the novel The Antonym of Apathy.
This event happens tomorrow night, Wednesday, July 9th, from 7 to 9 at the Q Cente for readings, an open mic, Q&As, treats and door prizes!
On Saturday June 7th, the Q Center in Portland hosted two events for queer youth. The Queer Core Youth Awards honored area youth with a ceremony and gifts. That evening was the annual Queer Youth Prom hosted by SMYRC.
Carla attended each event and talked with participants.
Recently voted 'Best place to relive your most graphic sexual encounters in front of a live audience' by Willamette Week, tune in to find out about Dirty Queer. You'll hear from Sossity Chiricuzio, MC of Dirty Queer, the monthly open mic event for queer erotica, which is also a benefit for In Other Words.
Dirty Queer happens the second Friday of every month at In Other Words (8 NE Killingsworth).
Tonight's show features music from and biography of Joshua Klipp, an award winning musician who also happens to be a trans-man. Plus a live performance from Three Finger Jack, our first-ever straight-ally local-band on this radio show. These musicians, plus local pianist Zach Zaitlin, will perform at Mississippi Pizza Pub on Tuesday August 12th.
What some have said about Joshua Klipp:
“A hot and talented musician” - Tyra Banks, The Tyra Banks Show
“Joshua Klipp is the shit! He makes every gender swoon!” - Elizabeth Ziff, Co-executive Producer of Showtime’s “The L Word”
Hear from local authors Lipstick and Dipstick! With measured blend of guidance, wit and sincerity from the femme and the butch perspective, Lipstick & Dipstickis a punchy advice column in CURVE Magazine, the nation's best-selling lesbian magazine.
Carla interviews Diane & Jacob Anderson-Minshall, Portland writers of the Blind Eye Mystery series. We discuss their latest book Blind Faith, their other books, and their local monthly event QLiterati (the LGBTQ Literary series, which they host the 2nd Wednesday of every month 7-9pm at the Q Center).
Tonight's Out Loud highlights our community's pride from a few different angles. We'll go over a long list of area pride events, discuss a queer health survey seeking your input, enjoy some live music and more.
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.
Carla interviews Kate Kendelle, Executive Director for the National Lesbian Center Rights (nclrights.org), and Jeana Frazzini, Executive Director for Basic Rights Oregon (basicrights.org), about the State of the LGBTQ Union, among other political topics.
Kate will be in Portland Sept 12 and 13 for community discussions, sharing both local and national updates, including where the movement for marriage equality in Oregon is heading and current federal legislation and litigation.
Event details on Basic Rights & the National Center for Lesbian Rights websites.
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.
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.
On tonight's Out Loud, we hear from Heather Perkins about Electrogals, the all women and all electronic event happening June 27th at 8pm at Disjecta, located at 8371 N. Interstate Ave in Portland. The concert will showcase female electronic music performers from Portland and the West Coast, featuring synthesists, sonic explorers, deep listeners, circuit benders, and beat manglers. The performances will cover a wide range of styles, from beat-heavy song forms to abstract noise-generated soundscapes.
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.
For the love of community radio, Christine Havrilla and Jacob $hue return to our studios to play more live music. This duo rocked our studios a couple of weeks ago, and tonight they'll have the mics for most of the show! Christine & Jacob start off the show with Blinders from Christine's CD "Velocity".
Sasha interviews Violet from the Trans Women's Heart Circle, and they talk about Violet's work in our community.
Tonight we hightlight QDoc, the only queer documentary film festival in the United States. QDoc is happening this weekend at the Clinton Street Theater, and the opening night party is on Thursday @ 9:30pm at Mothers Bistro.
We featured audio clips from a few movies, including:
June is Pride month, and tonight's show features voices from local pride celebrations. First, we hear from Nathan Jimenez's interview with Kristine W, one of the performers from Portland's Pride celebration. Nathan also interviewed Kasey Hansen, an out lesbian and the chairwoman for the Multnomah County Democratic Party.
Enjoy a short music break with PSA from Julie Schurr. Julie is touring through Portland on July 29 and she'll be playing locally with Annie Vergnetti. We'll hear more from these two talented musicians closer to their local gig.
Tonight we welcome Joe LeBlanc and Sasha Buchert from Basic Rights Oregon's Trans Justice Workgroup. We discuss the work of this group, including the recent victory with the City of Portland providing access to comprehensive health care for transgendered employees. Everyone is welcome at the celebration party happening this Thursday, beginning at 6pm at City Hall, located at 1221 SW 4 Ave in downtown Portland.
We take a music break with "The Ones", who were part of the 2010 Not Enough Festival.
Tonight we welcome queers who make art to share their talents with the world!
We start off the show wiith a new music sample from local group Glitterfruit titled 'Gay Country Song'.
Next we move into a conversation with Eliza Greenwood, co-director of the film Austin Unbound. We also welcome Austin, the focus of this documentary, to the show. Austin is deaf, so an American Sign Language interpreter speaks on his behalf. Austin shares some background about his personal story and how this movie came to be created. The movie is showing in Portland Nov 12 & 13 at the Hollywood Theater, as well as Nov 15 at the Northwest Film Center.
Tonight we feature local change agents working on making impacts in our larger communities.
Before we welcomed our first guest, we took a music break with 'Una Mujer' from Renee Muzquiz's CD "Gay in Texas". This music was featured in 'Bunkin' with You in the Afterlife', the musical produced by BroadArts Theatre. The final run of this performance is this weekend at Interstate Firehouse Community Center on Friday March 9 and Saturday March 10.