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We'll be joined on Preference by organizers with Greater Portland Trans
Unity, who are hosting the Trans Pride March this Saturday, beginning at 2
As we do, the music on today's show is Spacer, by Sheila & B Devotion.
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Rates of smoking have decreased across the US, but tobacco is still around
us, everywhere. The Q Center's new policy on tobacco use at its facility
brings us to today's discussion of tobacco use in the community: who uses it,
and why? What are the local public health polici...
Looking past our own shores:
We'll be talking with Aria Sa'id, executive director for the Transgender
Cultural District, in Compton. From her website: "Prior to her new role as
Executive Director of the Compton’s Transgender Cultural District, Ms.
Sa’id served as LGBT Poli...
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection,
I never truly understood the beauty of another being
until I began to find and love myself.
Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in
Portland. Reema Zaman call...
GLAPN (Gay/Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest) will be celebrating
Pride by choosing a Queer Hero for every day in June. GLAPN is interested in
hearing about anybody, living or dead, or any color of the LGBTQ rainbow,
whose risk, sacrifice, service, example, or inspi...
We'll be talking with Stephanie Skora on queer allyship with Palestinians. In
particular, we'll focus on the continuing effort of the organization A Wider
Bridge to coöpt queer Jews to stand in for Israel's comment to 'democracy
and pluralism.' As part of that work, "A Wide...
Sasha is a former KBOO news volunteer and program host, who left town to work
with the Transgender Law Center in Oakland. She now serves as a staff
attorney with Lambda Legal, and is host of the irregular Preference segment
"Tell Us About the Law, Sasha."
We're going to sp...
We'll be joined by Hava and Dani Dennenberg, co-authors of Mirrors &
Closets: The Complex Journey of LGBTQ Twins & Their Siblings. The
Dennenbergs will host a book launch party at the Q Center on January 31st.
"3,025. That was the number of miles between us ...