Queer Culture Radio

Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 03/29/2011

Tonight's show starts with a music break from Chris Pureka, playing 'Porch Songs'. Chris is playing locally tonight at The Woods.

Our first interview features Liz Thorne and Emilee Coulter-Thompson, both work with the Oregon Health Authority Public Heatlh Division. They are involved with Oregon's Public Health Week, happening next week Monday April 4 through Friday April 8.We discuss health disparities for LGBTQ youth, and the screening of Bullied, happening on Wed April 6 @ 6pm @ PSU's Smith Memorial Union. There are many free events happening with Public Health Week, and the community is welcome to attend. The full schedule is on their website.

Music break from Coyote Grace's song 'A Guy Named Joe'

Next, we welcome Laura Calvo back to the show. Laura and Sasha discuss Basic Rights Oregon's Trans Justice Work Group, and the work this group is doing, such as health care discrimination in the gender variant community, changing documents and employment discrimination in general.

We wrap up the show with community announcements:

The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Oregon and GLSEN Washington will be hosting a GSA Regional leadership summit at the Eastern Oregon University Campus on April 9, 2011 from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Regional conferences serve to help GSA groups network with each other, gain information, plan group activities, set goals, and encourage participation in activities that further our goal of safer school environments for all students.

·          Who: GSA Leaders, Students, Teachers, Advisors, Educators, etc.

·          What is It: GSA Regional Summit

·          When: April 9, 2011

·          What Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

·          Where: Zabel Hall at Eastern Oregon Univeristy Campus. (Address above)

·          Cost: Early Registration $5.00 includes brunch buffet all you can eat. $10.00 day of conference.


Save the Date! 2011 Oregon Queer Youth Summit May 14, 2011!
A number of organizations including SMYRC, Cascade AIDS Project, the Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition and the GSA network are teaming up to present this year’s Oregon Queer Youth Summit (OQYS), which will serve as 2011’s major conference for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer identified youth.

This is a conference held by and for queer & trans-identified youth and their allies.  It will include educational and recreational workshops on topics ranging from “Drag 101” to “GSA Management: Starting, Supporting & Sustaining.” These workshops will all be facilitated by youth. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the summit at no cost and conference attendees are invited to SMYRC’s annual Queer Prom happening later that evening.
WHEN:  Saturday, May 14th 2011.  9am-5pm
WHERE:  Summit will be held at Portland State University Smith Memorial Student Union in downtown Portland. PSU is accessible by multiple bus lines and max trains.
WHO:  LGBTQI youth and allies ages 12-23 and their adult allies (GSA Advisors, counselors, etc).  We are committed to making OQYS as accessible as possible.

This Friday is the very last Homomentum!  The theme is Birds & The Bees Doors open at 7pm, and show starts at 8pm at the Fez Ballroom.  $5-10 Sliding Scale.  Starring Felice Shays, Chi Chi & Chonga, Shazaam, The Drag Mansion, Swagger, Baby LeStrange and more!  21+ and Wheel-Chair Accessible.

Next month, on Friday May 6th is the 3rd Annual Homo's Got Talent Dance-Off Competition at the Fez Ballroom.

Bitch plays at Mississippi Studios on Friday April 1. Doors open at 6 and show starts at 6:30pm. We briefly discuss the controversy and accusations about Bitch making transphobic statements, and this topic will be covered in more depth on a future show, with Bitch included in the discussion. If you're not familiar with the controversy and accusations, check out the "Open letter from Bitch: Dispelling the rumor of my supposed transphobia" on Facebook.

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Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

  • Length: 63:26 minutes (21.78 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 32kHz 48Kbps (CBR)


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