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!'

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

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Episode Archive

Out Loud on 07/17/12

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Tue, 07/17/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Gender Neutral Bathrooms = Safer Bathrooms

For tonight's show, we'll hear from Billy, who wrote an iPhone app called TranSquat. In a nutshell, it is a gender neutral bathroom finder that locates bathrooms that are gender free relative to your current location. You can search, add and share safe discreet locations. It was written by and for the trans community. It is powered by data from safe2pee. You can help build the app by downloading and adding locations in your own communities. 

We'll have more to come so stay tuned.

Out Loud on 07/03/12

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Tue, 07/03/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes Portland's Queer Music Festival

Tune in at 6pm to hear music from the upcoming Portland Queer Music Festival, which welcomes 24 LGBTQ and allied bands on July 22 at two venues, with shows starting at 2pm. The all ages show is at Backspace and the 21 and older show is at the Someday Lounge.

This is the Second Annual Portland Queer Music Festival and we are excited to welcome Samuel in to the studios to tell us more about the music line up, and about the diffcult work of listening to over 60 bands to choose the 24 groups who will be performing on July 22.

Join us as we celebrate LGBTQ musicians!

Out Loud on 06/19/12

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Tue, 06/19/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A queer history of Portland

Learn about Portland's queer history. We will hear from Marc Moscato from the Dill Pickle Club and Roya Amirsoleymani from PICA, who are organizers of a historically themed walking tour that's taking place on Saturday, June 23rd at 11 a.m.  Later in the show, we'll hear music from the Portland Lesbian Choir, who is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a concert taking place on Saturday, June 23rd at 7:30 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Temple in downtown Portland.

Out Loud on 06/12/12

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Tue, 06/12/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Folks from Pride NW and Manifest PDX come to talk about fun and wellness

This weeks show will feature members from Pride Northwest to talk about all the fun and excitement happening at Portland Pride! (pridenw.org) The mission of Pride Northwest, Inc. is to encourage and celebrate the positive diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer communities, and to assist in the education of all people through the development of activities that showcase the history, accomplishments, and talents of these communities.

Out Loud on 05/15/12

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Tue, 05/15/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Interviews with local Queer band Play/Start, and folks from QDoc film festival

On today's show, we are going to meet Play/Start, local Queer musicians and samply some of their awesome music. Also, we will hear about what is it like to be a local Queer band and how they came about.

Next we will meet some folk from QDoc, the Queer Documentary Film Festival as well as have a phone interview with one of the featured documentarians.

http://queerdocfest.org/

Also, it is the pledge drive, so call in and give us some love!!! (in the form of donations, preferrably).

Out Loud on 04/24/12

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Tue, 04/24/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A call-in show about some major battles in the national arena

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!

Out Loud on 02/28/12

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Tue, 02/28/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Labor, Socialism, Race, and Queer rights!

Tune in to this weeks two where we 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. Antiono Pastrana Jr. (Department of Sociology at City University of New York) about the interconnection between Race and Sexual;/Romantic Identity

Out Loud on 02/14/12

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Tue, 02/14/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Queering Sex, Love and Relationships

To celebrate Valentines Day, we are queering sex, love and relationships with a two hour special! It is our Spring Membership Drive, as well, so we're offering some special thank you gifts for new and renewing members!

We welcome Myshkin, from Myshkin's Ruby Warblers, to the show and we'll feature new music from her latest record 'That Diamond Lust'. Myshkin donated copies of this CD and a pair of tickets to her record release show at the Alberta Rose Feb 25! We'll offer these thank you gifts to new and returning members who call during the show!

Out Loud on 02/07/12

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Growing up Mormon and Queer

While religous belief and expression is a comfort to some, for others it can create confusion, misery and chaos.  Such is the experience of many queer people who were raised Mormon.  For this membership drive special of Out Loud, hear the stories of queer identified folks who come from a culture dominated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  We'll hear the story of Joseph Dallin, who wrote a book (avalible to new and renewing members) about his experiences.  How did Joseph and others cope with being members of a church that has spent millions of dollars fighting LGBT equality?  H

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Cascade AIDS Project guests on Out Loud

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Mon, 08/11/2008

Tune in to hear from Cascade AIDS Project staff, Alison Frye, Manager of Education & Family Services, who attended the International AIDS Conference that happened in Mexico City last week.

We'll also hear from Paul Feldman about CAP programs and services, as well as what's happening nationally and in Oregon with the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Tyra Bank's favorite trans-singer, plus live music from Three Finger Jack on Out Loud

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Mon, 08/04/2008

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”

Dirty Queer MC guest on Out Loud

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Mon, 07/28/2008

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 Out Loud will be the PG-13 version of Dirty Queer, thanks to your federal government's guidelines around indencency. That would be the FCC who makes the rules around what words we can say on the radio. Tonight's radio show has been edited to play by the FCC rules. The true Dirty Queer is NOT PG-13. I like to think of it as XX rated, for the female chromosomes.

Thanks to KBOO volunteer Jacob Anderson-Minshall for this interview.

To continue the theme of performing open-mic style, you'll also hear Ani DiFranco reading "Detroit Annie, hitchiking" by Judy Grahn.

July's QLiterati featured Authors

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Mon, 07/07/2008

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!

QLiterati! is hosted by Diane  and Jacob Anderson-Minshall.  Diane is Executive Editor at Curve, the nation's largest lesbian magazine, and Jacob writes the nationally syndicated column, TransNation.
QLiterati! is dedicated to promoting established local LGBTQ authors; while also attracting the occasional literary superstar and highlighting emerging writers during the open mic.

Last month's premier event attracted an engaged crowd who enjoyed free snacks and non-alcoholic drinks, fabulous door prizes and cookies awarded to audience members who posed ask questions to the authors.  Even requests for an open mic participant to share his culinary secrets were granted cookie privileges.  All this and more for the reasonable price of FREE--although donations are welcome.

Sign-ups for the 30-minute open mic start at 6:45 but interested authors can pre-register if they email the organizers at qliterati@gmail.com.  (Warning: late comers may lose their place on the docket.)  It's not necessary for authors to address gender or sexuality in their work.

QLiterati! is July 9th, 7-9pm at the Q Center 1028 SE Water Ave Portland, Oregon 97214
For more information contact the Q Center at info@pdxqcenter.org, or the hosts at qliterati@gmail.com or visit myspace.com/QLiterati!

 

Queer Youth Prom & Queer Core Youth Awards

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Mon, 06/09/2008

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.

Portland's Latino/a Gay Pride

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Mon, 06/02/2008

Carla interviews David, organizer with Portland's Latino/a Gay Pride events, happening Thurs June 5 through Sunday June 8. Full schedule of events on their website.

Write Around Portland's Trans Writing Group

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Mon, 05/26/2008

Barbara interviews participants from Write Around Portland's Workshop for Transgendered Adults.  Participants Jay, Jamila, and Kim talk about their writing process and the nurturing community in the group.  You will hear some of their original writings, and we'll also talk to Dawn Thompson, the Program Coordinator for Write Around

QDoc: Queer Documentary Film Festival

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Mon, 05/19/2008

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! 

SMYRC celebrates 10 years! (Part 1)

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Tue, 05/13/2008

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.

SMYRC turns 10! (Part 2)

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Mon, 05/05/2008

The Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center is celebrating a decade if providing safety and support for LGBTQ youth in Oregon, through empowerment, community building and education.

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!

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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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