This video is Out-FM's coverage of the NY AIDS and LGBT Community response on 20160621 to Donald Trump's attempt to use the Orlando Massacre as a campaign prop for his presidential bid. Speakers include: Omar Sarwar, Heriberto Sanchez Soto, Monica Cruz, Brook Cerda Guzman and more. Includes Trump speech, as well as ACT UP/NY and various speakers reaction at the Trump Tower on 5th Avenue protest. Hundreds participated in the protest and 70+ people participated in a "die-in" near the entrance.
To watch, click the youtube embedded video above (and expand to your screen size), or watch streaming on "Progressive Community Media", MNN.org Monday July 11th at 6:30pm on TWC channel 34 (MNN1).
July 5, 2016, at 7pm on WBAI/NY, 99.5FM and streaming at wbai.org:
Tonight Naomi Brussel and Emma Missouri bring us the news of the week. Naomi also brings us 3 more readings wy Willi Wilkinson about his life as a queer, mixed race, asian, disabled, transman and father and activist. Wilkinson is the 20166 Lambda Literary Award winner for trans non-fiction. Wilkinson's book is called Born on the Edge of Race and Gender, a Voice for Cultural Competency.
John Riley brings us a panel of Latina lesbian writers who read from their work and discuss their paths to publishing and how they traverse the literary and publishing fields with Nivea Castro, Gabby Rivera, Meriam Rodriguez, moderated by Alicia Anabel Santos of the New York Latina Writers Group. It was organized by Charles Rice Gonzales for the 2016 Rainbow Bookfair. The segment is released early as a preview of tonight's show in the above youtube hyperlink.
On Out-FM 6/28/2016 at 7pm we’ll start the show with Part 2 of John Riley's interview with Charles King of Housing works and the co-chair of the community section of the Governor’s Ending the AIDS Epidemic Taskforce, with some very good news.
John Riley also takes a look at a local manifestation of popular rage in NYC against presidential Donald Trump for his attempt to use the Orlando Massacre that took place in a gay nightclub as a prop for his presidential bid.
Naomi Brussel brings us a feature on Mujercitos in Mexican culture, the word means little women in Spanish and refers to men who dress as women. The word mujercitos literally means "little women" but the ending refers to gender non-conforming men who dress as women.
This fascinating presentation was held in Blue stocking in May 2016 and is by Susana Vargus discussing mujercitos in Mexican culture. She holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Mcgill University and now is a social scientist research post doctoral fellow at the Institute of Aesthetic Research at the Nat. Atonomous Univ. of Mexico.
Her research focuses on the different cultural understanding in Gender sex class and skin tonalities between Latin America and Anglo North America and their intersection with visual culture.