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PMS: Hormone Roller Coaster or Cultural Phenomenon?

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Before we tackle "monster periods", is seems appropriate to discuss the thing that comes before your period: premenstrual syndrome, or PMS. In this episode, Miriam the Midwife discusses the medical approach to PMS, and also explains why we might need to reexamine PMS using ... Read more

Periods Part 1: Get To Know Your Flow

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Periods: that special time of the month when you bleed from your vagina--fun! In this episode, Miriam the Midwife covers what a normal period entails, and talks with menstrual cup experts Kim and Amanda from the website Put A Cup In It about why and how folks can use menstr... Read more

Buscando America on 06/18/19

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Yecid Calderón, autor del libro "Deviniendo Loca: Textualidades de una Marica Sureada", nos  habla de la importancia de que se vinculen las rebeldías sexuales a pesar de sus diferencias y sobre el lenguaje y las expresiones para maltratar a las personas sexual diversas en A... Read more

Tobacco and the LGBTQ community; and the OutWright Theater Festival.

Airs at: Tue, 05/28/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
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... Read more

It Takes A Village To Get Promoted/Change A Nation ft. Bryson The Alien and Jenni Moore

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:45pm - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 12:45pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Artist Bryson the Alien and Portland Mercury Music Editor Jenni Moore stop by to drop some real. Read more

Apologies and Manifestos: Conversations with Eve Ensler and Roman Montero

Airs at: Fri, 05/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  In the first half-hour, Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues speaks with John Shuck about her latest book (to be released May 14th), The Apology.  Like millions of women, Eve Ensler has been waiting much of her lifetime for an apology. Sexually and physically abu... Read more

Herpes!

Airs at: Tue, 05/07/2019 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Living with herpes? Not living with herpes and having sex with someone with herpes and hoping to avoid getting it? Just want to understand what the heck herpes is? In this episode, Miriam the Midwife talks with Terri Warren, nurse practitioner, herpes researcher, and author... Read more

Trans in the genre of Opera

Airs at: Tue, 05/07/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Join host Jean Bryant May 7th at 6PM as she interviews composer Laura Kaminsky and co-librettist Kimberly Reed, creators of the trans-affirming chamber opera As One.  As One premiered in New York in 2014 and has since become the most performed chamber opera in north america... Read more

Transpositive PDX

Airs at: Tue, 05/07/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Join host Jean Bryant Tuesday May 7th as she interviews composer Laura Kaminsky and co-librettist Kimberly Reed, creators of the trans-affirming chamber opera As One. As One has become the most performed chamber opera in north america since its New York premier in 2014.      Read more

Annual Exams and Pap Smears

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2019 at 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Why do we need annual exams? What does a Pap smear test for? Can you catch HPV from a toilet seat? Miriam the Midwife drops some knowledge about why annual exams are valuable, what to expect, how to understand Paps and HPV screening, and whether or not you need to trim your... Read more