Voices not heard in the mainstream
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.
An important community annoucement: A National Day of Action is happening Saturday August 15th: the Nationwide Kiss-In is happening in cities across the US. In Portland, people are gathering at 11am at Pioneer Courthouse Square. This national day of action is in response to multiple incidents in the past few months regarding LGBTQ individuals being stopped by police or other individuals for kissing in public.