LGBTQ

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

Dennis Peron: Rest In Peace

Airs at: Wed, 02/21/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This week, it's part one of our interview with journalist Fred Gardner about the late YIPPIE! and social justice activist Dennis Peron, regarded as the Godfather of Medical Marijuana. Plus, we speak with a nurse about supervised injection sites. Portland People's Outreach ... Read more

Penny Arcade performs in Portland in February; and talking LGBT issues at Concordia University

Airs at: Tue, 01/30/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
This week on Preference, we'll be talking with performance artist Penny Arcade. She is in town this month to perform in a Boom Arts production, Longing Lasts Longer, on February 1st, 2nd, 8th, and 9th.  "Penny Arcade Aka Susana Ventura is an internationally respected perfor... Read more

Speculative Fiction in the Revolution

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
We are made up of stories, and build our societies on the stories we tell. Speculative fiction challenges us to reimagine the world. Ursula K. Le Guin has been one of the greatest authors in the field. She passed away last Monday, after writing science fiction, fantasy, ess... Read more

Trans issues at Oregon State University; and Sean Brown's new film, 'Strictly Professional'

Airs at: Tue, 01/23/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
  We'll be talking in-studio with Emory Colvin about trans issues in Corvallis/Oregon State and the surrounding area. Emory is a PhD student in nuclear engineering at Oregon State University and secretary-treasurer of the Coalition of Graduate Employees (AFT Local 6069). A... Read more

Chuck Palahniuk: Tricksters and Terrorists

Airs at: Thu, 01/18/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Portland author Chuck Palahniuk is the most restless of literary lions, reinventing himself with each book, alternately dazzling and bedeviling his readership.  With Legacy, his latest coloring book / novella hybrid, Palahniuk dives further into visual storytelling, crea... Read more

Her Body and Other Parties

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Her Body and Other Parties, by Carmen Maria Machado, is a love letter to an obstinate genre that won’t be gentrified. It’s a wild thing, this book, covered in sequins and scales, blazing with the influence of fabulists from Angela Carter to Kelly Link and Helen Oyeyemi,... Read more

Trans Arts Showcase

Airs at: Tue, 01/02/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
  Happy New Year! It is time for a new year and Transpositive PDX is kicking it off this year with our annual Trans Arts showcase. Kicking off the show will be Transpose, a Transgender Acapella choir performing live in studio, singer/songwriter Davis Schaffer and Tattoo Ar... Read more