Is there a T in Gay Pride? Portland’s Gay Pride wrapped this weekend. While this year’s theme was “Unity” one group was notably less visible than previously—trans folk. Why did trans march organizers decide to postpone the event—renamed Gender (Free) For All until August 1st? Do trans people really belong in the LGBQ community anyway? Especially if they no longer identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual—or if they never did?
Pride event details, queer health survey discussion and live music from Felina's Arrow!
June is the official month of Pride, and tonight's show highlights the community from a few different angles. Pride events, a survey seeking your input, live music and more.
You'll want to have something to write with to keep track of the details shared tonight, including Pride event listings from the Portland metro area, and beyond. If you want your event shared on air, email OutLoudRadio@gmail.com
Soloist, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr., is a story about mental illness, genius, friendship, and self-determination. Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken analyze the film's strengths and limitations.
Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Art Stevenson, president of the Oregon chapter of the National Federation of the Blind, about the Oregon State School for the Blind and the bill in the Oregon Legislature that would close the school by September 1st and sell the Salem campus.
Do we need a new civil rights unit? An interview with Oregon Attorney General John Kroger
John Kroger wants to be an activist attorney general. Since being sworn in, he’s taken on predatory lenders, challenged the LNG terminal, and headed up the investigation of Mayor Sam Adams. Now he’s asking lawmakers to fund a new civil rights unit so he can sue Oregon companies that break our state’s civil rights laws. His request comes as lawmakers in Salem are facing a growing budget crisis and considering major cuts in education, family services, public safety and other essential services.
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
TUESDAY May 19 2009
This is the community calendar for Tuesday May 19 2009
The Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association Meeting takes place tonight, Tue May 19 from 7pm – to 8pm (Monthly at 7pm on the third Tuesday) at St. Phillip Neri, St. Paul Classroom, 2408 SE 16th Ave, Portland, Phone 503-231-4955.
Watch “Misunderstood Minds,” a video about parenting children with disabilities, at a brown bag lunch at the Providence Child Center, 830 NE 47th Ave; 503 215 2429, on Wed May 20 at noon.
Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church conducts weekly DivorceCare For Kids programs to help children heal from the pain of divorce and separation. Everyone is welcome each Wednesday evening at 7 pm to 8 pm at Mt Tabor Presbyterian Church. 2:44 minutes (2.5 MB)