The National Day of Silence was Friday April 25th. This is the largest student-led day of action in the country. Many schools in the Portland metro area, as well as nationally, participated in this event. This year's event was held in honor of Lawrence King, a 15 year old killed in school by a classmate because he was gay and non-gender conforming.
Did you participate in the Day of Silence at your school? Would you like to tell your story on the radio?
For our next Out Loud show, I'd like to invite Day of Silence participants to call into the radio show to tell their story to our listeners - live!
The name Athens Boys Choir can be a bit deceiving but you can’t blame a Jewish Transsexual man living in the Deep South for having a sense of humor about the whole ordeal. So Katz, the Choir’s now solo member, travels the country speaking “the good word” throwing down hard hitting spokenword that deals with issues of Gender, Politics, Love, Sex, and everything in-between including but not limited to spooning. Katz’s spokenword is raw, unapologetic, witty, and soulful.
This interview highlights Katz's thoughts on gender, youth, performing, making a difference, and of course, the whole gay thing. You'll also 3 different pieces of his.....
Join us Tues April 15 when we hear from Athens Boys Choir talking about life, youth, performing, medical care and his new video!
From his website: So, the name Athens Boys Choir can be a bit deceiving but you can't blame a Transsexual man living in the Deep South for having a sense of humor about the whole ordeal. So Katz, the Choir's now solo member, travels the country speaking "the good word" throwing down hard hitting spoken-word that deals with issues of Gender, Politics, Love, Sex, and everything in-between.
In this special International Women's Day edition, APA Compass examined violence against Asian and APA women. Includes interviews with Sarita See, author of Trying Whiteness: Media Representations of the 1996 Okinawa Rape Trial; Fareen Ramji from New York's Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project; and Lam Phan from the API Women and Family Safety Center. Also the Angry APA Minute featuring Margaret Cho.
Tune in on Tues April 8 from 6 to 7 pm for an hour of all things Ani DiFranco! Special highlights include cuts from her bootleg series, her first album, as well as her latest and greatest pieces too. We're offering special thank you gifts directly from her record label to KBOO members during this special.
Hope you got your tickets to her gig here in Portland on Friday April 18th cuz it is sold out!
Pledge Drive Special -- on Tues April 1 (April Fools Day), tune in to enjoy a live performance with local musical talent Sneakin' Out. If you haven't yet heard these three guys play live, you will want to listen to this show! Be ready for some fool-hardy fun and a few very creative covers, along with their original creations. This group has some serious talent and you will see/hear more of them in the near future!