Last year, Portland City Council approved a pilot "overnight sleeping" program that would permit churches and other non-profits to make their parking lots available to people currently living in their cars. The measure, loosed based on a similar program in Eugene, was intended to offer refuge for those on the brink while more permanent support was found. When Sellwood's Moreland Presbyterian Church announced earlier this spring their intent to be the first church to carry out the program - in their case for a single woman living in her car - a vocal minority raised a sufficient ruckus that the church delayed implementation of its plan.
On this exciting edition of Out Loud Radio we are joined by David,Trans Justice Organizer from Basic Rights Oregon (www.basicrights.org) to talk about the state of Trans Healthcare and a special event at PSU tomorrow. More infornation can be found on the BRO website.
Next we are joined by James Hemphill (Terika St. James, Miss Gay Oregon XXXV) and Cherylyn Michaels (Miss Gay Houston 2005) to give us more insight into the sights, sounds, and tucks of the world of Drag.
Finally, Joni Renee, an artist with The Mystery Box (www.mysterboxshow.com), which is an eroitc storytelling event, comes to our show to talk about how we can come in and get our Aural freak on!
Comedian Hari Kondabolu has appeared on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham as well as Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2007. He recently joined the writing team for FX Network's Totally Biased. While he was touring the Pacific Northwest, he joined Sarika Mehta in the KBOO studios to discuss his style of political humor: fighting stereotypes while still gaining a wider audience in comedy.
John Jung tells us about his family's Chinese-American immigrant experience, as the sole Chinese family in a small Georgia town and about his unexpected brush with history and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek. He is the author of four books exploring how Chinese-American immigrants made it in this country, including his memoir, Southern Fried Rice, and his latest, Sweet and Sour: Life in Chinese Family Restaurants. Interviewed and produced by Andrew Yeh.
The Gender Entrapment of Black Women and How VIolence in the Lives of Black Women is Ignored
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Beth Richie, Director of the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, Professor of African American Studies and Criminology, Law and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her new book is Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence and America's Prison Nation.
APA Compass is the Pacific NW's only Asian Pacific American public affairs radio program. This Friday, we feature an interview with the comedian and community organizer Hari Kondabolu, who blends comedy and activism in his extremely entertaining style. Also, John Jung, author of Sweet and Sour: Life in Chinese Family Restaurants, tells us about how he and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek both grew up in the same small Georgia town.
Please tune into APA Compass, Friday July 6, 2012 at 9 AM.
In the decades before the Civil War, the southern states resisted federal authority by way of the doctrine of nullification, which holds that an individual state has the right to invalidate any federal law which it has deemed to be unconsitutional.