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Central Oregon LGBT community celebrates Pride

Airs at: Fri, 06/24/2016 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This Saturday, the central Oregon LGBT community is celebrating pride. The festival has taken on notes of grief and an increased sense of awareness of safety for LGBT Oregonians in the wake of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Leila Yao of KBOO News, in ... Read more

John Corey Whaley on "Highly Illogical Behavior"

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Host Bethany Grabow talks with John Corey Whaley, author of the new book Highly Illogical Behavior. The novel, peppered with Star Trek: The Next Generation references, tells tale of Solomon, a teen with a severe anxiety disorder who hasn’t left the house in over three ye... Read more

Positively Revolting on 06/17/16

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Rocked by the heaviness and outrages of the last few weeks, Lyn and Ani make room for a community discussion. The recent mass shooting at an LGBTQ disco during Latin@ night is horrifying.  And as horrifying as it is, it's also really complicated, and deserves a pause for s... Read more

Racist Sandwich

FOOD x RACE x GENDER x CLASS What is it like to be a chef of color cooking in America’s whitest major city? Chef Soleil Ho and journalist Zahir Janmohamed tackle this question and many more in their bi-weekly podcast from Portland, Oregon that examines the intersection b... Read more

Questions about the Orlando Shooter

Airs at: Wed, 06/15/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
  Today on Flashpoints: Why is the Orlando shooter branded as a Muslim instead of a homophobe? Also, Professor Vijay Prashad talks about the confused declarations of support by the shooter: which group did he really support: Hezbollah, Al-Qaeda, or the Islamic State: could... Read more

Bread and Roses

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bomb Ass Pussy joins the Bread and Roses conversation; they are transplants from Los Angeles, transplants from drag, transplants from another planet of fierce queer creatures- the trioBomb Ass Pussy tells stories of queer identity and celebration through hip hop. Their musi... Read more

Talking Pride: Portland Trans Unity, Black Pride, & Two Spirit Society

Airs at: Tue, 06/14/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Talking Pride! in the face of hate, violence, and terror, we'll be talking with folks who are celebrating community, resistance, visibility, and love.  We'll hear first from sometimes-Portlander amira caluya, who is program co-director at stonewall youth, in olympia washing... Read more

Evening News on 06/13/16

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2016 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Tonight's newscast features students from the Portland State University Student Union reacting to this weekend's massacre in a Florida nightclub. Read more

Only in America: Violence from Stanford to Orlando

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel comments on America's culture of violence, and in particular how it led to the Stanford Rape case of Brock Turner and the recent mass shooting in an Orlando Florida gay nightclub:   I had been planning to talk about the Stanford rape case—you know, the one i... Read more

Prince Vs. Bowie Memorial Bike Ride

KBOO Community Radio is a proud Co-Sponsor of the Prince & David Bowie Memorial Bike Ride on Sat. June 11th @ 7pm   Come celebrate the lives & music of these INCREDIBLE icons as we pedal and dance the night away! "We don't cry because we knew them, we cry because they hel... Read more