Tonite on Circle A Radio we’ll be featuring an interview with Melissa Mundt and Gustavo Vilchis, recorded on Oct. 28th.They joined us at the KBOO studios during their West Coast tour for “Teaching Rebellion”, a book that features first hand stories, and photography from the popular uprising in Oaxaca, Mexico.You’ll hear a few excerpts from the book, as well as more information on the militarization of Mexico, the US role, and what you can do.
Many of the voices on tonight’s show were recorded in Spanish, with side by side translation.
Hear part two of Dmae Robert's latest documentary, Coming Home: The Return of the Alutiiq Masks. In Part One we learned about about the Alutiiq peoples of Kodiak Island Alaska and the decimation of their culture and people through colonization by Russian fur traders, missionaries and American settlers. Part Two details the international exchange that brought the masks that were taken away 136 years ago back to Kodiak.
Listeners are encouraged to participate in this heart-centered discussion of anti gay/lesbian/trans
Listeners are invited to participate in a heart felt discussion about the persistent virulence of homophobia. What's the hullabaloo about gay marriage? What makes homophobes explode with anger when they perceive someone as gay/lesbian/bi/trans? Why do people attack what they don't understand? How can you label the right to marry, live in peace, love whom you want, and have a job and housing as "special rights".
November 20th is Transgendered Remembrance Day--- This year marked the 10th anniversary of this day honoring and remembering people who were murdered because they were perceived as being :gender variant" that is to say, something other than a binary gender.
The Bush Administration dismantled the White House system for archiving e-mails and never put a new one in place as required by the Federal Records Act. The missing e-mails cover the period of convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff's contact with the White House as well as the time period of the outing of CIA operative Valerie Plame.
Last week a federal Court allowed an important lawsuit to to move forward in attempts to preserve these important records.
This is the second part of an hour long show in which Gender Blender hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall offer a tribute to Thursday’s Transgender Day Of Remembrance by addressing gender based violence.
This is the first part of the hour long show in which Gender Blender hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall offer a tribute to Thursday’s Transgender Day Of Remembrance by addressing gender based violence.
Joe Uris hosts. The 14th amendment requires states to provide equal protection under the law to all persons. Does that include marriage? Gay marriage? What is marriage? What should the rules be? What are the rights of conservatives? Call in with your opinion.
Patrick O’Connor, author of “The Framing of Mumia”, talked about his book and shared information that has not been presented before the publication of his book. He described part of the injustice of the trial, the lies about a so-called confession—which did not exist, and the bias of Judge Sabo. After his in depth study of Mumia’s case, O’Connor seemed convinced that Mumia will never be executed and that there is still a possibility of a new trial.
Watch for Portland’s event supporting Freedom for Mumia, December 9, 2008, from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Portland State University – Cultural Center!