KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2010 *******************
This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2010. The Q Center is hosting an Inter-Personal Violence Support Group from 5:30 to 7pm at 4115 N. Mississippi Avenue. This is a weekly all-genders support group for self-identified LGBTQ people who are experiencing or have experienced physical, emotional, sexual or economic violence within an intimate relationship. For more information, or to sign up for the group, please call 503-384-8790. ***************************
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......
One month after Portland police officer Ronald Frashour fatally shot Aaron Campbell, the Portland City Council is still struggling with growing community anger over the unarmed man's death. Demonstrations, a high profile visit by Rev. Jesse Jackson - as well as an upcoming March 14 visit by national civil rights activist Rev.
Is the healthcare proposal coming from Obama and the Congress worthy of support or rejection? Does it lay the groundwork for continuing on to real universal healthcare, or does it block the path? Kathleen Stoll, Director of Health Policy at Families USA, lays out the real improvements coming out of DC. A report, "At a Crossroads: Is Health Coverage Ahead for America?" is available here (PDF).
Bill Resnick provides us with an overview of the issues in the Healthcare Debate: the cruel and glaring failures in the current healthcare system, the advantages of singlepayer (Medicare for All), and whether the current proposals from Obama and the Congress are worth supporting in spite of their limitations.
Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know," and advice on walking away from your mortgage without walking away from your house, info on neo-cons itching to bomb Iran, and an update on H1N1. See more at Theresa's blog: http://www.kboo.org/node/19228