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

If you network on Facebook, you can connect with Out Loud Radio at www.facebook.com/KBOOOutLoud

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

Episode Archive

Out Loud on 08/21/12

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Tue, 08/21/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Gay, Mormon and happily married? Welcome to Club Unicorn

Unicorns are mythical creatures.  So is Joshua Weed; a founding member of what he calls "Club Unicorn."  Joshua is a devout and happily married Mormon.  Oh, and one "small" thing.  He is also gay.  Earlier this year, Joshua and his wife Lolly, publicly came out on his blog.   While its not uncommon for Mormons who "struggle with homosexual attraction" to marry a member of the opposite sex, Josh says he accepted his orientation long ago.  Likewise, Lolly moved forward knowing she was marrying a gay man.  For both of them, it was a decision based on love and religous devotion, not gender or sexual orientation. 

Out Loud on 08/07/12

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Tue, 08/07/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Robyn Shanti guest DJ on Out Loud Radio

Robyn Shanti guest DJ on Out Loud Radio

For our first show in August, we offer an all music show! Robyn Shanti is our guest host and she'll feature music from LGBTQ artists. Robyn was the host of the longtime KBOO show, the Dharma Wheel, and tonight, we welcome her to her first Out Loud show!

Join us Tuesday @ 6pm on KBOO Community Radio

Tune in, relax & stay cool out there!

If you connect on Facebook, you can find Out Loud Radio there too.

Our email: OutLoudRadio@gmail.com

Until next time, stay proud and live out loud!

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!

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Athens Boys Choir: spoken-word homo hip-hop

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Mon, 04/14/2008

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.....

You have 2 chances to see him perform live this weekend! This weekend is the release of his new music video!

All Ages show: Friday April 18 at 8 pm at SMYRC Cost: $5 - 10 sliding scale donation for SMYRC

21+ show: Sunday April 20 at 9 pm at Holocence (1001 SE Morrison) Cost $5

Sneakin' Out play live in studio

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Mon, 03/31/2008

This show originally aired April 1, 2008 for Out Loud's membership special.

Enjoy Sneakin Out play live in studio, minus the membership break talking. These three talented musicians, who also happen to be gay men, play live frequently. They have a new CD coming out soon.

If you enjoy this programming, consider becoming a KBOO member today. Thank you for your support.

The Cliks on Out Loud

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Tue, 03/18/2008

Carla interviews Lucas  from The Cliks. After the interview, their song Oh Yeah finishes this piece.

The Cliks open for The Cult at The Roseland Theater on Monday March 24th, show starts at 8 pm.

Local musician Malcolm Rollick on Out Loud

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Mon, 03/17/2008

Hear Malcolm play live on Out Loud!

Her upcoming gigs:

Tues March 25 at 10 pm at the 9 Muses Pub

April 6th at The Green House with Kate Lamont - private show, RSVP at Malcolm's myspace page for details

April 12th -  Lady Sings the Blues, Billie Holliday Tribute show, Benefit for Siren Nation, at The Fez Ballroom

April 25 - The Luna Music Series at In Other Words, with special guest Emily Post

We will definately be hearing more from this talented and recently local musician!

The Vagina Monologues

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Tue, 03/04/2008

The local production of The Vagina Monologues is happening at Clark College in Vancouver on Friday March 7th and Saturday March 8th. This event is a benefit for the Clark County YWCA.

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.....

Now, about this indencency thing - the FCC doesn't really care about your opinions regarding what you consider indencent or obscene. Even though we're talking about the Public Airways. This organization will give you some input on what's happening within the FCC.

If you'd like to give the FCC feedback on indecency, here is the contact information for the FCC’s Consumer Center:

Internet: www.fcc.gov/cgb 

E-Mail: fccinfo@fcc.gov

Telephone:
1-888-CALL-FCC (1-888-225-5322) voice
1-888-TELL-FCC (1-888-835-5322) TTY

Fax: 1-866-418-0232

Mail:
Federal Communications Commission
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau
Consumer Inquiries and Complaints Division
445 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20554.

Interviews with an African American transman and local queer authors

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Mon, 02/25/2008

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.

Our second interview features Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall, two local authors who are business and romantic partners. Jacob Anderson-Minshall writes the syndicated column TransNation and co-authors the Blind Eye Mystery series. Blind Curves and Blind Leap are available through Bold Strokes Books  and bookstores nationwide. Discover more at anderson-minshall.com or myspace.com/blindeyemysteries. Diane Anderson-Minshall is the executive editor of Curve magazine, the world’s largest lesbian publication.  As a freelance writer, Diane has been published in dozens of magazines and anthologies including Reading The L Word: Outing Contemporary Television; Bitchfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine; and Tough Girls.  She received Power Up’s Ten Amazing Gay Women in Showbiz Award in 2006 and recently joined the board of directors at Bitch Magazine. 

They are reading at In Other Words Bookstore this Thurs Feb 28. In Other Words Women’s Books and Resources is the last surviving non-profit feminist bookstore in the United States. More than a bookstore, In Other Words hosts a wide range of community events, meetings and workshops that include author readings, Spanish classes, writing workshops, concerts, art shows, yoga in addition to its new resource center designed to network and connect people to local services, classes, and organizations.

Murder, Romance, Advice and Trans Feminism:  In Other Words—A Night of Queer Readings will happen this Thurs 2/28 at 6:30 pm. Diane and Jacob , our guests tonight, will be reading at this event. Other authors reading will be local authors, past Out Loud guests and Curve magazine's relationship advice columnists Lipstick and Dipstick, and Gabrielle Goldsby, who has worked in a variety of genres including period and modern romances, lesbian erotica and mystery; and published five books: The Caretaker’s Daughter, Never Wake, Such a Pretty Face and Wall of Silence. She will be reading from her forthcoming romance, Remember Tomorrow.  

Community announcements: The Oregon Queer Youth Conference is happening Saturday March 15th, all day at Catlin Gabel school. All 23 and younger LGBTQ and allies are welcome. It's not required but it's nice - please register if you're planning to attend. KBOO will have a table so we'll see you there!

This weekend, Sat March 1, is an international indie-music video event organized by the Church of Girl. This is happening at the Someday Lounge, located at 125 NW 5th downtown. Doors open at 9 pm and videos start at 10 pm. Dancing to follow. This is a benefit for Siren Nation. More details on both websites linked here.

Lesbian musicians on Out Loud

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Mon, 02/18/2008

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.

For the bulk of this show, aired Feb 19, 2008, we heard from a couple of lesbian musicians.  We hear Ashleigh Flynn's song with Sneakin' Out titled 'Rocky Top'. We also hear an interview with Myshkin and hear her song: Gypsytown.  A quick sample of Toshi Reagon rounds out the show.

We also announced that the Rose City Softball Association is recruiting new members. Get all the details at their website.

15-year-old student killed at school 2/12/08

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Mon, 02/18/2008

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.

Here are other sites for more information: Myspace site. Remembrance site.

For allies, adults and school staff to get involved in making schools safe for all students to learn and for all teachers to teach, there are a few resources:  The Oregon Safe Schools Coalition, the Washington Safe Schools Coalition, the Gay Lesbian Straight Educators Network, and I love the ACLU. This is their LGBTQ  site.

LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference

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Mon, 02/04/2008

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.

Domestic Partnerships - Needed or Not?

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Mon, 01/28/2008

Soul talks with Bonnie Tinker, ED of Love Makes A Family and Dr. Kimberly F. Balsam a Research Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Washington about a published article (Adult Romantic Relationships as Contexts of Human Development: A Multi method Comparison of Same-Sex Couples with Opposite-Sex Dating, Engaged, and Married Dyads) in the January issue of Developmental Psychology, a publication produced by the American Psychological Association.

Thanks to Phoenix and Trudy (a Eugene couple) and Yolanda (from Salem) we learn more about how the delay of domestic partnerships impacts live outside the Portland GLBT community.

Announcements:

As always, Out Loud is here to help you get the word out about Portland LGBTQ news and events. Be sure to email us directly before noon of each Tuesday.  We’ll do our best to announce or feature your event on our show or this site.

Basic Rights Oregon stand up and be counted! Jan. 30 rally to defend equality!

  • DATE: Wednesday, January 30, 2008
  • TIME: 5:30 pm
  • PLACE: Terry Shrunk Plaza, SW 3rd and Madison in downtown Portland

Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC) Benefit: Wed: Jan 30 doors open at 7:30 p.m. event starts a 8 p.m. Athens Boys Choir: Multi-Media Spoken Word Homo-Hop. Performances by SMYRC Youth. 2100 SE Belmont St (#15 Belmont) > more info

Siren Nation Fund Raiser: Send a Valentine to your sweetie or the person you want to be your sweetie! $5 gets you an olds V-day card + vegan chocolate bar, delivered by bicycle, to your special person. Proceeds go to Siren Nation, the fun-loving gals who put on an annual festival celebrating the arts, music, film, and activist communities. You can order your Valentine these ways:

  1. online at www.sirennation.org (pay via paypal)
  2. at In Other Words Women's Books and Resources January 21 - February 8 Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm and Sat Noon-6:00 pm 8 NE Killingsworth
  3. at Food Fight! Grocery January 21 - February 8 10:00 am - 8:00 pm SE Stark at 12th
  4. at Alberta coop Saturday, Jan 26 and Saturday, Feb 2 from 2:00 - 6:00 pm 1500 NE Alberta
  5. at People's coop Saturday, Jan 26 and Saturday, Feb 2 from 2:00 - 6:00 pm 3029 SE 21st Ave
  6. at Breakfast on the Bridges Hawthorne and Steele bridges Friday Jan 25 from 7:00 am - 9:00 am

All orders must be placed by 5 pm, Friday, February 8th. Deliveries will happen between Saturday, Feb. 9th and Thursday, Feb. 14th. Please send all questions to valentinebybike@yahoo.com

Elder Resource Alliance Activities

  • Feb. 2 from 1 - 3 p.m. Stroll and roll and show us your stuff! Bowling at Pro 300 Lanes. Beginners and all skill levels welcome! 3031 SE Powell. $4/game, $3.50 shoes Bus # 9
  • Feb. 5 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meet at Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th, at 11 a.m. sharp for a ride on "the fun bus" to Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods Outlet in Milwaukie. Bob's produces many, many healthful grains, lots of gluten free products that you may purchase during your visit. Lunch onsite, then we'll tour the "mill" Meal on your own + $5-$6 for bus transportation. Your name and phone # required to reserve bus seat. Call Rachel. 503.224.2640
    ***If you are driving on your own, meet at the restaurant between 11:30- noon since some members will be coming in on the bus from Portland, let's look for each other!
  • Feb. 6 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. ERA Business Meeting. See what ERA is up to! Your great thinking invited! Free. At Friendly House,1737 NW 26th Ave. Buses #15, # 17, # 77

Portland Lesbian Choir’s Passion For Peace On Saturday, February 9th, PLC is having their first concert of the season at 7:30 at Bridgeport United Church of Christ. Click to listen to their Making Light CD.

Meaningful Care Conference planned for 2008 LGBT Health Awareness Week - On April 11. Location: Oregon Convention Center
777 Martin Luther King Blvd. Portland, OR 97232. Event will address barriers for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer health care in Portland, OR during = National LGBT Health Awareness Week. This week is a nationwide effort whose purpose is to promote lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health. Events kick off during the second week in April all around the country.
April 11, 2008

Finally, we wonder if YOU – yes – YOU want to be part of this show? If you’re interested in becoming part of the Out Loud KBOO collective, check out these Volunteer links. Then, get in touch with us. Email us directly.  If you’ve emailed us in the past and haven’t heard back from us – PLEASE email us again.  Emails do get lost. We’re in once a week. We’ll respond to your messages and emails as soon as we receive them.

As always, there's a variety of online q-calendars to check out. For more events - click to Just Out, BRO, Q-Center and Willamette Week.

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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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