Out Loud

Out Loud is KBOO's queer culture radio show, celebrating & serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning & allied communities. We feature interviews with community groups, authors, musical talent, and anyone from the queer & allied communities. We strive to give voice to those not heard in the main stream media.

Out Loud is a community created radio show. We need volunteers to help create Out Loud. Please consider getting involved! Email us if you have any questions, or even if you just want to say 'Hi!'

For more national and international LGBTQ news and information, check out This Way Out Radio

To submit event announcements, to share an idea or feedback and to contact the folks who create the show, email OutLoudRadio@gmail.com

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Thank you for listening! Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

Episode Archive

Out Loud on 08/10/10

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Examination of role sexuality and gender play in human trafficking

Gender, Sexuality & Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery in Portland, Oregon

On Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at 6 pm Pacific Out Loud hosts a panel of experts who will be discussing sex and human trafficking, the role gender and sexuality have in this modern day slave-trade, and how this is happening right here in Portland, Oregon.


A human trafficked homeless 16-year old boy was asked what agencies in Portland could do in order to help him and thousands like him get off the street, he paused and then turned to the folks at a partnered organization and said “Obliterate Stark Street.”

Out Loud on 07/20/10

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Tue, 07/20/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer Culture on Out Loud Radio

Tune in to KBOO's queer hour to hear from individuals working toward making an impact on our communities.

Life can be difficult for any young person, but there are added challenges for lesbian, bisexual, gay, trans and queer youth in rural Oregon. Tonight we talk to The Living Room, the queer youth drop-in center in Clackamas County.

Out Loud on 05/11/10

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Tue, 05/11/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Interview with Country music star Chely Wright, who just came out as lesbian

 

In 1999 Chely Wright's dreams came true.  She became a country music star with her hit, “Single White Female,” and topped other charts—People’s 50 Most Beautiful People list, FHMs’ Sexiest Women in Music—and she was collaborating, on stage and off, with some of the country’s most eligible bachelors. She performed around the globe, entertained the military troops, gained awards and mainstream success and maintained her belief in God, family and apple pie.

Out Loud on 03/31/10

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Wed, 03/31/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Lambda Literary Award Finalist LGBT Authors
Tune in Tuesday, March 31st as OutLoud host Carla talks with local Lambda Literary Award finalists including Curve magazine Editor-in-Chief and B6 burlesque dancer, Diane Anderson-Minshall, author of the erotic thriller, Punishment With Kisses. They will be joined by several contributors to the anthology Portland Queer: Tales from the Rose City, including KBOO’ Gender Blender co-host Jacob Anderson-Minshall, Dexter Flowers, and Wayne Gregory. Portland Queer, edited by Ariel Gore is also a Lambda finalist (albeit in another category). Other authors represented in the anthology include Marc Acito and Tom Spanbauer.

Speaking of Spanbauer, the author of Now is the Hour, will be a featured author at the next QLiterati!

Out Loud on 03/23/10

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Tue, 03/23/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud : Queer culture radio show
Tonight's show features three segments from our queer community, each working to make an impact on our world.

We'll talk with Seamus, working with Tuff Luck. This new trans owned and operated coffee shop is queer to the max & located at In Other Words (8 NE Killingsworth St @ N Williams).

Next we'll hear about a free movie screening and event happening in early April. Oregon's Public Health Week presents the movie: Straightlaced: How gender's got us all tied up.

Out Loud on 03/09/10

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Tue, 03/09/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer Cornucopia on Out Loud Radio

Queer Cornucopia on Out Loud Radio

Tonight's queer radio hour discussions range from local work toward queer sex positivity (and porn) 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.

Out Loud on 01/26/10

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Tue, 01/26/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Stories from Kicked Out Anthology featured on Out Loud

 

For almost 8 years, Out Loud as brought you queer voices not heard in the mainstream media. Tonight, Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with Sassafras Lowrey, editor of Kicked Out, which is being published this month. Kicked Out is an anthology that brings together the voices of current and former homeless LGBTQ youth and tells these forgotten stories of some of our nation’s most vulnerable citizens. You’ll also hear from contributors to Kicked Out, youth telling their own stories.

Out Loud on 01/26/10

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Tue, 01/26/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Kicked Out: Voices from former Homeless LGBT Youth

 In her foreward to the new anthology Kicked Out--by current and formerly homeless LGBTQ youth-- Judy Shepard (mother of Matthew Shepard) notes that a disporportionate percentage of the youth on America's streets are there in part because they identify as lesbian, gay or transgender.  Tune in Tuesday night as Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection.  Hear first hand the painful and difficult experiences these kids face after they are forced from their homes because of ignorance or hate--and learn how little it can take to safe a life.

Out Loud on 01/12/10

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Tue, 01/12/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Celebrating what sets us apart! The queer community is judged and treated differently for our private lives. Tonight we embrace and celebrate local queer sex-positivity on Out Loud.

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence join us to talk about BOINK! a porn benefit for the Sisters Grant Fund and Cascade AIDS Project.

Out Loud on 12/29/09

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Tue, 12/29/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer/Trans Year in Review

Meredith Baxter's coming out, downsizing queer media, gay marriage, hate-crime legislation?  Which was the biggest story of 2009?  On December 29th, host Jacob Anderson-Minshall presents the Queer/Trans year in review.  In a pre-produced program Jacob will talk with local and national representatives of LGBT media about the biggest queer and trans stories of 2009.  They'll also look at some of the top LGBT stories of the decade that is drawing to a close: including Oregon's own pregnant man.

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Outloud welcomes The Cabin Project and Mattachine Social on this show!

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Tue, 05/29/2012

The wonderful Cabin Project joined us on this program for the first half hour to play music and talk about their work.  They will be playing a show on Friday, June 8th at Mississippi Studios at 9pm with Deertracks and Noulea. You can buy tickets here!

In the second half of the program, we were joined by the amazing Mattachine Social to play some of their music and talk about their work.  They will be releasing an EP on June 12th and headlining the Portland Pride Festival.  You can find out more about by liking them on Facebook by clicking here!

Why is Queer discrimination not also known as Adult Bullying?

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Tue, 04/24/2012

 

On today's show we will look at the upcoming 'Amendment 1' battle in North Carolina, hear some words of wis-dumb from our old pal Newt Gingrich on what America means, and discuss the recent updates in what is supposed to be a completly dead practice: Sexual Conversion Therapy.

Today's show is special as it is a CALL-IN SHOW!!! All callers welcome!

 

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Queer Culture Radio

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Tue, 04/10/2012

Tonight we feature music from God-des and She, who are performing live in Portland on Friday April 13th at SMYRC's new location. We start the show with a music break with Struggle from God-des and She.

Our first guest is Chana Wilson to discuss her memior, Riding Fury Home. Chana is reading from her memoir on Monday April 16 @ 6pm @ In Other Words.

Music break with Love Machine from God-des and She.

Next we welcome Jess, the Youth Program Manager at the Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center. SMYRC has undergone some huge changes recently, including moving to a new location. Jess shares recent news, and invites everyone to their big celebration & official ribbon cutting party at the new location (2406 NE Sandy Blvd) on Friday, April 13th!

Music break with Yeah Yeah Yeah from God-des and She.

Sunny Clark, from SS Productions, joins us to share some community events & announcements. We cover alot of great events, so have something handy to write down the details.

Music break with You Know My Name from God-des and She. This is the first single released from their fourth album.

Carla wraps up the show with an invite to the 10 year anniversary celebration for Out Loud happening on Friday May 11 at Crush. Join us as we celebrate queer culture

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Manifest and the Smart Recovery Program

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Tue, 04/03/2012

On this evening's program, we speak to representatives from the Artists Repertory Theatre about 'Standing On Ceremony', the gay marriage plays, a group of short plays that explore issues surrounding marriage equality.

Later, we interview the wonderful Bart Church and Alan Silver from the organization known as Manifest, a non-profit men’s wellness community with regular groups and monthly classes.

In our last segment, we interview with the amazing Alex Levin and Shad Alexander from the  Smart Recovery Program.  The Smart Recovery Program is a nonprofit organization created with the goal of helping people achieve freedom from abusive behaviors.  The group meets at the Q center on Monday evenings.

Click here for more information.

Queer Health and Fierceness

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Wed, 03/28/2012

On today's show we will discuss Queer Health and Fierceness (a topic all us Queers and Allies must know).

From the Center for American Progress we have Kellan Baker. With his amazing work as a health policy analyst and LGBTQ Health researcher, the CAP has been instrumental in making sure all Queers have access to quality health care. On the show we will talk about his amazing work and the role the Affordable Care Act has on Queer health

Miss Gay Oregon 35 (James) will be joining us today to talk about the world of Drag and Female Impersonation. Also, as part of the Imperial Sovereign Rose Court, James will discuss some of the philanthropic work he does for LGBTQ youth including scholarship and community work More information about them can be found at www.rosecourt.org

Reid Decker and James Dixon from Red Dress PDX will talk about the upcoming Red Dress Party that raises money for Our House, Cascade Aids Project, and Quest Center! More information can be found at www.reddresspdx.com

Lastly, Ernesto Dominguez and Kayla Johnston from the Oregon Queer Youth Summit will share with us some of the amazing work that is going on for the event on May 12th at 8:45am-5:45pm at PSU Smith Memorial Student Union (visit www.chatpdx.org/oqys  for more information)

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Out Loud for Tuesday, March 20th 2012

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Tue, 03/20/2012

Tonight’s show features author Everett Maroon who wrote a “comical memoir” about his life as a transgender man. Also on the show, we’ll hear from Jennifer Lanier, a cast member of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “The Brother/Sister Plays”, a trilogy of plays that will be split into two shows, the first which opens at the Portland Playhouse Theatre on March 31st. The second show will open on April 21st.

Out Loud on Tues March 6

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Tue, 03/06/2012

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.

Our first guest was Ty Stober, Board Chair for Washington United for Marriage, and we discussed that special something that happened in WA state recently. Ty invited listeners to participate in upcoming Town Hall discussions regarding marriage equality, hosted by Equal Rights Washington.

Music break from Glitterfruit, playing 'Gay Country Song'. Glitterfruit will perform with Lynx and Tender Forever on Friday March 16th at Lewis & Clark College's Agnes Flanagan Chapel, as part of the Gender Symposium.

Dayna Morrison, coordinator for the LGBTQ Health Coalition, joins us to discuss the Meaningful Care Conference happening on Friday March 30th in Portland. 

Music break from Glitterfruit, playing 'Yelling in the Dark'.

Next we welcome Paige, a student at Lewis & Clark college, to discuss the upcoming Gender Studies Symposium, a free event that welcomes the public and is happening Wed March 14 through Friday March 16th.  

We wrap up the show with a new special guest segment featuring Fag & Hag. Fag & Hag dish on local events & encourage you to support local music & arts communities.

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Thank you for listening! Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

Labor, Socialism, Race, and Queer rights!

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Tue, 02/28/2012

Tune in to this weeks show where we will discuss two exciting topics!

The first is looking at the similarities between the Labor movement and the Queer movement with Dr. Joesph Zompetti (School of Communication at Illinois State University) and Sherry Wolf (Author of Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics, and Theory of LGBT Liberation).

Also, in honor of Black history month, we will talk with Dr. Antonio (Jay) Pastrana, Jr. (Department of Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York) about the interconnection between Race and LGBT Social Movement Organizing.

Outloud Interviews Local Artist Logan Lynn

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Tue, 02/21/2012

In this show, Sasha speaks with local musician-writer-activist Logan Lynn about his work and lots of other topics and we play three amazing songs. You can learn more about his work by clicking here!!

In the second half of the program, This Way Out brings us the story of how Washington State won marriage equality. 

Stay proud, and keep on living Outloud!

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Queering Sex, Love and Relationships

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Tue, 02/14/2012

To celebrate Valentines Day, we are queering sex, love and relationships with a two hour special!

We welcome Myshkin, from Myshkin's Ruby Warblers, to the show and we'll feature new music from her latest record 'That Diamond Lust'.  Tracks from the album featured on this show included "Pity" "Whalebone Skirt" "Hoopa" "Lucky" and "Saturnalia."

We also welcome Molly Franks, Health Educator from Multnomah County Health Department's STD/HIV/Hep C programs. Molly will update us on the Health Department's health promotion work, and we discuss latest trends with sexually transmitted infections. She also shares tips for preventing STIs, where to get tested for STIs, and why communication is so important in relationships.

Kyle Z, Certified Clinical Sexologist and a certified Sex Educator, joins the conversation later in the show. Kyle will address common questions about sexual health, and he'll offer tools for self care for healthy relationships. Kyle answers questions from the community about sexual health, healthy relationships, preventing sexually transmitted infections, and just about anything you might ask about sex. 

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Cascade AIDS Walk

Just wanted to remind listeners looking for information about AIDS, you can reach the statewide AIDS Hotline at 800-777-2437.  Cascad Aids project can be found at cascadeaids.org or 503-223-5907.  Thanks-  Jacob Anderson-Minshall

 

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