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!

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Episode Archive

Out Loud on 11/15/11

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Tue, 11/15/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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An evening with the Portland Gay Men's Chorus

 Coming to Out Loud Radio on November 15th is an evening with the Portland Gay Men's Chorus. Bob Mensel, Artistic Director for for PGMC will be in the studio to discuss the history of the chorus in Portland, as well as its future. In addition there will be plenty of music from past performances as well as music from their newest CD. Some of the music will be tied in to the upcoming World AIDS Day and how that event has shaped the direction that PGMC has taken. Be with us Tuesday, Nov. 15th from 6pm to 7pm, only on listener supported KBOO-FM. 

Out Loud on 10/18/11

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Tue, 10/18/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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An exposé on AIDS Denialism

What is the cause of AIDS? Most people would say HIV. The human immunodeficiency virus. There is however, a small, yet vocal movement of people who question this widely believed fact, and the science behind it. Tune into Out Loud on Tuesday, October 18th at 6 p.m.

Out Loud on 09/20/11

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Tue, 09/20/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Live radio from Portland's Q Center Tues @ 6pm in celebration of the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Tonight we co-create live radio with our community, in our community! Out Loud joins the celebration at the QCenter to celebrate the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

Out Loud on 05/03/11

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Tue, 05/03/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Poeina Suddarth sings and we hear from the QCenter production of the Vagina Monologues

Tonight our Membership Drive Special includes performer Belinda Carroll from Q Center Presents: The Vagina Monologues. We also welcome Poeina Suddarth to share a bit about her latest project The Bedroom Show, and she'll sing a few songs for us, while she's here. Tune in Tuesday at 6pm.

Until then, stay proud and live out loud! And thanks to all of our new members and thanks for the support to our renewing members too!

Out Loud on 10/05/10

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Tue, 10/05/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud Special FUNd-raiser $pecial
Out Loud is your only source for locally-produced, community-created, non-profit, very queer radio. Tonight we ask for your financial support during our fall membership drive. Call 503-232-8818 during our show tonight and make a pledge of support for queer voices on the radio!

For the love of community radio, Christine Havrilla and Jacob $hue return to our studios to play more live music. This duo rocked our studios a couple of weeks ago, and tonight they'll have the mics for most of the show!

Out Loud on 09/28/10

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Tue, 09/28/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Queer Culture radio turns the spotlight on the Butch Voices Conference
Tonight's show highlights talent from the upcoming BUTCH Voices Portland 2010 Regional Conference, happening this weekend in Portland.

Their Butch Buffet event (Sat Oct 2) features a wide range of performers and talent. We'll talk one of the event headliners Ivan Coyote.

Out Loud on 09/14/10

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Tue, 09/14/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Celebrating Queer Art

Out Loud on 08/10/10

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Tue, 08/10/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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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.

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Queer Cornucopia on Out Loud Radio

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Tue, 03/09/2010

Tonight's queer radio hour discussions range from local work toward queer sex positivity 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.

Next, we hear from Cameron Esposito :: queer Chicago-based standup comic who is preping for 2 shows in Portland. She was voted Best Comic in 2008 by Chicago Snubfest and was a Finalist for Best Female Comic in 2007 for the Chicago Comedy Awards. Her new CD is "Grab Them Aghast".

In April, Out Loud celebrates 8 years of shamelessly promoting all things queer on the radio! We couldn't do this without you, our listening community - especially our listener members. Thank you for your support.

If you Facebook, find Out Loud Radio, Gender Blender and The Other Team!

And thank you for listening. Until next time, stay proud and live out loud.

Addition Audio from Ksen Kicked Out Contributor

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Tue, 01/26/2010

 Earlier this week, Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke Ksen a contributor from the new anthology Kicked Out, by current and former homeless LGBT youth.  While a short version of the interview is featured on the January 26th Outloud show, here is the extended interview with Ksen.  Check out the anthology itself at kickedoutanthology.com.

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Interview with Tenzin From Kicked Out

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Tue, 01/26/2010

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.  On Tuesday's Outloud show Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection.  Here is the extended interview with one of those contributors, Tenzin, who spent many years on the streets. 

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Long Interview with Tommi Kicked Out Contributor

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Tue, 01/26/2010

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.  On Tuesday's Outloud show Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection.  Here is the extended interview with one of those contributors, Tommi, who was kicked out and lived on the streets of New York back in the 1960s.

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Kicked Out: Stories by Homeless LGBT Youth

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Tue, 01/26/2010

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 disproportionate percentage of the youth on America's streets are there in part because they identify as lesbian, gay or transgender.In this special episode of Outloud, Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with Kicked Out editor Sassafras Lowrey and four of the contributors to this powerful collection (Jenn, Tenzin, Ksen and Tommi). 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 save a life. Longer versions of interviews with Tenzin, Ksen and Tommi are also available on our site at kboo.fm/outloud

For more information about the book visit kickedoutanthology.com. The site also has a reference section. Those in Portland Oregon can learn more about programs for homeless youth through these fine organizations: SMRYC, Outside In and the Circus Project (founded by Jenn Cohen, one of the show's guests and contributor to Kicked Out)

This program aired live during the Membership drive. It has been edited to remove most of the membership drive pitching, and may have some choppy transitions. We still want to encourage you to make a donation to KBOO, to support programs of this kind. You can do so by clicking on the tip jar on the website, or calling us at 503-232-8818.; Thank you for your continued support!

Celebrating what sets us apart

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Tue, 01/12/2010

It's time to celebrate 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.

Krissy Fiction, from the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence joins us to talk about BOINK! a porn benefit for the Sisters' Grant Fund and Cascade AIDS Project. Boink is happening Sat, January 23rd Invasion Nightclub.

The event was born when a donor gave Cascade AIDS Project 800 porn DVDs and tapes.  CAP contacted the Portland Sisters and suggested a partnership to have the Sisters hold a porn-themed event as a fundraiser for both organizations.  BOINK! came into existence as a sexy, naughty, and most of all, FUN way to raise some money!

All proceeds from the raffle and sales will go directly to the Sisters Grant Fund and to CAP. So all monies raised will be going directly back to the Portland community.

Between interviews, Billy Brag's song 'Sexuality' celebrates what sets us apart - sex!

Darklady also joins Out Loud this evening to discuss her work, her parties, and more!

We also celebrate Dirty Queer's 3rd Birthday, which happened Fri Jan 8. We'll hear from Sossity, MC for and creative force behind DQ, as well as dirty queers (from the audience) on what they like best about this monthly event!

As always, we'll share a variety of community announcements and event listings.  If you have something to share with our community, let me know: outloudradio@gmail.com 

You can also find KBOO's queer programming on Facebook! Become a Facebook fan of Out Loud Radio, Gender Blender & The Other Team!

Thanks for listening! Until next time, stay proud & live out loud!

Portland's Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Tue, 12/22/2009

On November 20th, 2009.  Portlanders gathered at Portland State University for the 11th annual (nationally) Transgender Day of Remembrance.  Speakers include, Jenn Burleton, Executive Director of TransActive, Tash Shatz, student presenter and activist, Kendall Clawson Executive Director of the Q Center and Laura Calvo, co-host of KBOO's Gender Blender.  You will also hear names and/or information read about all the reported murders based on gender hate during 2009.

Current events in the queer community

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Tue, 12/08/2009

Tis the season for holiday music. We start the show with 2 songs from Venus Envy: Rhonda the Lesbo Reindeer and I'll be a Homo for Christmas.

Carla & Laura Calvo discuss current news stories and events, and Jacob Anderson-Minshall talks about next week's Gender Blender. Laura & Jacob are co-hosts of Gender Blender.

Matt from the Gay Men's Chorus calls in to discuss their upcoming show "Celebrate the Season" happening at Reed College on Dec 18, 19 & 20.

Events discussed tonight include: 

Pictures with Santa! This is a SMYRC fundraiser on Thurs 12/10 from 7 to 10 p.m. at 909 NW 19th. Everyone will be gathering for a Christmas cocktail party, and to support SMYRC during the holiday season. Ages 21+

Dirty Queer is Friday 12/11 at 6:30pm at In Other Words. This monthly event is an XXX-rated open mic. Ages 18+

Queer porn in Portland? Yep! An event titled: Double Hump Day Feature is happening Wed 12/9 @ 7 pm at Crush Bar, located at 1400 SE Morrison. Ages 21+

Tuff Luck is a coffee shop at In Other Words. This coffee-business is not in full swing yet, but keep in touch with In Other Words for more information. All ages!

Collective of Genuises event Homo for the Holidays event is happening this Sat 12/19 from 6 to 10 pm at the Switchyard Studios @ 109 SE Salmon St.

Pants-Off Productions presents Homomentum: A Monthly Queer Cabaret on Sat 12/12 at 7pm at the Egyptian Room, located at 3701 SE Division. Cost is $5-$7. Ages 21+ and wheelchair accessable.  

The last song heard tonight is Venus Envy's Silent Dyke.

If you network on Facebook, you can find Out Loud Radio, The Other Team and Gender Blender!

Thanks for listening. Until next time, stay proud & live out loud.

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Collective of Genuises and Crys Matthews on Out Loud

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Tue, 11/24/2009

Collective of Genuises and Crys Matthews on Out Loud

On tonight's queer hour, we hear from the Collective of GeniusesCoG’s mission is to create art that challenges the notions on which class, gender, privilege and other social demographics are based. CoG empowers minority artists, especially those who identify as trans, queer and/or womyn, and help them create sustainable economic stability through educational programs and creative opportunities. CoG is gearing up for a queer craft fair and a Homo for the Holidays event, both in mid-December. 

Carla speaks with Crys Matthews about her music, and her upcoming show at In Other Words on Dec 5th.

If you network on Facebook, KBOO's queer programs are there! Find Out Loud Radio, The Other Team and Gender Blender.

Thanks for listening. Until next time, stay proud and live out loud.

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Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health, and our stories.

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Tue, 11/10/2009

Out Loud focuses on our talent, our health, and our stories.

Max Voltage, from Pants-Off Productions, talks about Homomentum: a monthly queer cabaret. Homomentum takes over the Egyptian Room Saturday Nov 14th. This month's Timewarp Talent Show will showcase queer dance & performance-art, with tons of glitter and fabulousness. Homomentum: doors at 7pm, show at 8pm, dance party at 10pm. Cost $5-7 sliding scale. This is a 21+  event. The E Room is wheelchair accessible.

Carla speaks with Molly Franks and Kim Toves from the Multnomah County Health Department. We get an update from Speak Out, a heath survey focused on the LGBTQ community that the Health Department did last summer.

We also hear from Robert Douglas, President of the Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest about Our Stories. The Our Stories Series continues with the first of two programs honoring the 30th anniversary of the Northwest Gender AllianceGender Variance M>F will be a panel discussion focusing on the male-to-female portion of our trans/gender-variant community. Early in 2010, the next Our Stories program will feature female-to-male members of the community. Our Stories is happening on Satuday, November 14, 2009, at 7 pm, at theQ Center.

We'll also hear music from local Heather Perkins, who is playing live at Mississippi Pizza Pub Wed Nov 11 @ 9pm.

Find Out Loud Radio, Gender Blender and The Other Team on Facebook.

Thanks for listening.

Until next time: stay proud & live out loud.

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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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