Airs at: Mon, 07/02/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  We go back to the night in June 1969 at the New York City Stonewall Inn that sparked the LGBT rights movement. On today s show we ll hear about the day that galvanized a generation and the continued fight for LGBT civil rights.  The first Pride parades took place in June ... Read more

The World Only Spins Forward: Isaac Butler on Angels In America

Airs at: Tue, 06/26/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Isaac Butler and Dan Kois take us backstage and behind the scenes of the iconic play, "Angels In America" in their book, The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels In America. The book is an oral history, telling the story of the play and its influence from the v... Read more

Beaverton Oregon DMV Refuses Transgender People Service

Airs at: Fri, 04/20/2018 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Oregon became the first state to put a third gender option on its drivers license. The land mark decision was made possible by Jamie Shupe’s efforts as a transgender non binary person to take their case to the courts when the Oregon Department of Motor vehicles refused t... Read more

The Watermelon Woman (1996)

Airs at: Mon, 06/11/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In honor of Pride and Juneteenth, Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Frann Michel discuss The Watermelon Woman (1996), the first feature film directed by an African American lesbian, and a film Frann has long admired. They consider how the movie illuminates the history of cinema... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 11, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 06/11/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour with segments on: From Asylum to Prison: Bill Resnick talks with Dr. Anne E. Parsons about her forthcoming work From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945. Inequ... Read more

Transpositive Pride Edition!

Airs at: Tue, 06/05/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Pride Edition! Susan Stryker, Key of Q, Debra Porta of NW Pride and more! Tuesday, June 5th, 6pm Transpositive PDX on KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM in Portland or online at   Please join us this Tuesday at 6pm on Transpositive PDX on KBOO Community Radio for our ... Read more

Unbelievable: A Conversation with Critic of Christianity, Bishop John Shelby Spong

Airs at: Mon, 04/23/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Bishop John Shelby Spong has been on the leading edge of progressive Christianity.  Over the decades he has shared his own honest journey with faith, doubt, and social activism as an Episcopal priest, bishop, and author. Some of his many books include: Living in Sin? A ... Read more

Queering Christianity: A Conversation with Angela Yarber

Airs at: Mon, 04/30/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Rev. Dr. Angela Yarber discusses the revolutionary work of the Holy Women Icons Project. As an intersectionally ecofeminist organization, the Holy Women Icons Project seeks to empower marginalized women and to be an accomplice in the work for justice for ethnic and racia... Read more

Why Librarians (and Others Who Fight for Free Speech) Will Save Us

Airs at: Fri, 04/13/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  The rising threat to free speech, Muslim-Christian dialogue, and LGBTQ+ advocacy. John Shuck’s guests include Jeremy Rothe-Kushel. Nicole Correri, and Brett Webb-Mitchel. **I will also be speaking with Lyn Neeley about the action Saturday in Portland Against U.S. Wars ... Read more


Airs at: Thu, 04/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “In Counternarratives, John Keene undertakes a kind of literary counterarchaeology, a series of fictions that challenge our notion of what constitutes “real” or “accurate” history. His writing is at turns playful and erudite, lyric and coldly diagnostic, but always compl... Read more