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Girls Like Me by Nina Packebush

Airs at: Mon, 03/05/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio
  What’s it like to be a teenager in a psychiatric hospital? What is it like to be a queer pregnant teenager? Is it true that friends do make the best medicine? Nina Packebush explores these questions and more in her groundbreaking debut young adult novel, Girls Like Me. N... Read more

Candy Brings Plenty

Airs at: Fri, 02/23/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
An interview by host Leidi Monte with local indigenous rights activist, Candi Brings Plenty. Candi organizes for the Two Spirit Nation, a term to represent queer-identified people from the Native community. Last month, she orchestrated Portland’s first ever indigenous womxn... Read more

The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Today Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Jeffrey C. Stewart, professor of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of the bookThe New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke.In his book, professorStewart offers a splendidbiography of the eni... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 26, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this edition of the Old Mole, and it includes these segments:  Chicago teacher Sarah Chambers talks with Bill Resnick about arming teachers and what schools really need.  A brief, but deep, history of the Second Amendment (the right to bear arm... Read more

Movie Moles: 2 Films By and About Women

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In anticipation of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, Denise Morris and Frann Michel review two independent documentaries by women, and about women who were active in the liberation  struggles of the 1970s; both will be playing in Portland the weekend of M... Read more

Queer Youth v. U.S. Gun Violence

Airs at: Tue, 02/27/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine Queer youth take aim at pro-gun lawmakers; a "Rainbow Minute" celebrates Willie Nelsons "gay cowboy song with a twist"; Kenyans challenge their countrys "unnatural" sex law, the British Parliament targets Northern Irel... Read more

Talking with Kevin Hertzog, co-founder of Gays Against Guns

Airs at: Tue, 02/27/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
  Join us as we talk with Kevin Hertzog, co-founder of Gays Against Guns.  From their website: "Gays Against Guns NY is an inclusive direct action group of LGBTQ people and their allies committed to nonviolently breaking the gun industry's chain of death—investors, manu... Read more

Pinkwashing Exposed: Seattle, Portland and Toronto

Airs at: Fri, 02/23/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for One Land Many Voices
Dean Spade, the Seattle-based producer of the film Pinkwashing Exposed: Seattle Fights Back, describes Pinkwashing as "A term used by activists to describe an explicit strategy taken up in recent years by the government of Israel to portray Israel as a leader in gay rights ... Read more

"The porn won't load"; Portland's Gender Queery; and Sasha Buchert on current trans law cases.

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Portland artist Sean Chamberlain will join us to talk about his new exhibit "the porn won't load," an 'examination of the social construction of pornography and its cultural output.' Sean is a queer artist & curator and co-director of project205, a free educational archive ... Read more

Kalista Lacie Kilpriest

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Kalista Lacie Kilpriest comes into the KBOO studios to tell her story, and takes us through the twists and turns of her life starting with her adoption from the Southern Americas into Portland, Oregon. The process she describes reveals direct connections between our communi... Read more