On this episode of Gender Blender Jacob Anderson-Minshall and Carla from Outloud started out with a little comedy with members of Comedy Curious?, which will be performing June 18th 8 & 10 pm, at the Curious Comedy Theatre.
Belinda Carroll- headlined the Austin GLBT Pride festival, has promoted and produced shows from Austin, Texas to Portland, Oregon, preformed all over the country and is a regular contributing writer for Curve Magazine, OurBigGayborhood and GAY! E-magazine.
There was a press conference held at the Q Center at 4115 N. Mississippi Avenue on Weednesday, June 9th in response to several gay bashings that occurred over the Memorial Day weekend. Here is the audio from the press conference... We apologize in advance for the rough audio clip...
Jo Ann & Dave discuss police accountability, and the U.S. Supreme Court's June 1 decision regarding Miranda rights. Open lines.
About the program…
Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.
In arguing for an end to the discriminatory "Don't ask, don't tell" law against gays serving openly in the military, many progressives wind up supporting what the military does -- fight wars to maintain US hegemony. Writer and activist Yasmin Nair talks with the Old Mole's Denise Morris about the contradictions. Here is Nair's recent article "DADT and the Silence / Silencing of Queer Anti-War Voices."
Coffee, Tea and VOE: A talk with Coffee Party PDX's Kristy Alberty and Common Cause Oregon's Nate Gulley
The Tea Party has captured the imagination of America's media industry if not the American people, lending it clout that far surpasses its numbers. Tea Party pressure has sent nervous Republican incumbents like Senator John McCain even more to the right. The Tea Party, however, remains a movement remains at heart a movement of negation: no taxes, no immigrants, no federal government. With their "Don't Tread on Me" flags and Obama-Hitler anologies, Tea Party activists have helped accelerate the decline of civil political discourse.