Leigh Anne Kranz welcomes Ronault L.S. (Polo) Catalani, human rights lawyer and Asian Reporter columnist. Polo asks that, for a moment, we shift the focus from what immigrants want & need, to what Oregon needs from immigrants--their social, cultural and spiritual capital.
Celeste Carey hosts Sadie Feibel and Jeri Williams. They will discuss the success of the Diversity and Civic Leadership Organizing Project, and how this visionary project will benefit the City of Portland's efforts in diversity and civic participation.
Laurie Mercier talks with Michelle Habell-Pallan about how Latina and Chicana music has influenced Rock 'n Roll and other popular music, not only in the US but in Europe. Habell-Pallan is the author of "Loca Motion: The Travels of Latina Popular Culture." We hear a segment on "Women with Attitude", part of American Sabor, a series produced by KEXP in Seattle and narrated by Michelle.
Adelina Anthony is a Xicana-Indigena lesbian multi-disciplinary artist who has won many awards for her work addressing colonization, feminism, trauma, memory, gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality, in/migration, health, land/environment, and other issues affecting the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/two-spirited communites. Luz María Gordillo talks with her about her work and her humor.
Today’s program features Kate Reid, a charming and in-your-face songwriter whose music is full of great story-telling, humor, and political commentary. Luz María Gordillo will interview her. Luz María will also talk with Adelina Anthony a Xicana-Indígena lesbian multi-disciplinary artist, originally from San Antonio, Texas. Her work addresses many issues affecting the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/two-spirited communities. The movie moles will review a Lesbian spy spoof/satire called "D.E.B.S." All this plus a Bill Resnick interview with professor of women's history and feminist studies Etstelle Freedman.