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.
Tune to Out-FM at 7pm 3/29/2016 on WBAI/NY 99.5FM or wbai.org, for a report on the upcoming global day of actions against Pharmaceutical Greed organized by ACT UP and allied organizations. We'll also cover the parallel conference to the UN's International Conference on the Status of Women meetings happening now in NYC.
This year ACT UP is commemorating its’ 29th Anniversary by once again rallying for Affordable Medicines. In 1987 the then new group of 100 did civil disobedience on Wall Street to denounce Burroughs Welcome’s outrageous price on the only AIDS Drug. This year on Friday April 1st at 11:30am ACT up is targeting Pfizer’s NY headquarters to demand an end to price gouging, corporate tax inversion and deceptive information about research and development costs. Activists say Phizer’s greed spans decades of the AIDS epidemic with the company charging sky high costs for an antifungal drug called Fluconazole and now its new AIDS drug Triumeq. Activists on 6 continents on the same day will be organizing actions to protesting the greed of various drug companies.
In New York meet at: Bank of America 675 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10017 (corner of E 42nd St & 3rd Ave) Press the star key to repeat this message.
NGO Parallel Conference during the Commission on the Status of Women 2016
Several women, photos/names below, spoke on the Panel Diverse Women Emporerment to increase inclusion in Development” Sponsored by Outright Action International and the Queer Organizations part of the NGO Parallel onference during the omission on the Status of Women 2016.
Latoya Nugent Works with J-FLAG – Jamaican Forum of the Lesbians All-Sexuals and Gays
Mikee Inton is the representative of the ILGA (Internat Lesbian & Gay Association Trans Secretariat and works with the Society of Trans Women of the Philippines
Maria Fontanelle is the media and advocacy officer for United and Strong, the sole LGBTQI advocacy group in St. Lucia (an Island in the Caribbean). The live stream is at: http://wbai.org/playernew.html The show is archived at wbai.org within 10 minutes of the end of the broadcast.