Tuesday, Jan 17th at 9:00PM on WBAI/NY 99.5 FM and wbai.org
John Riley brings you an exerpt from a speech given by renown activist and intellectual Dean Spade at the Kessler Award ceremony given by CLAGS, the Center for LGBTQ Studies, housed at the graduate center of the City College of NY. Spade’s intersectional analysis is essential to learn from as we enter the Trump Era. Intersectionality is the study of the interplay of race, sex, class in how oppressive institutions function. He discusses why organizers must see past liberal myths that will styme real change and not be satisfied with lipservice or reforms that are only for a select few. Activist and academic Dean Spade is a transgender man who helped found the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.
Naomi Brussel attended the national conference of Physicians for a National Health Program and recorded a speech by a latino labor organizer about the receptivity of latinos to Single-Payer healthcare.
The Manhattan LGBT Center has long been the largest most influential Pride Center in New York City. Emma Missouri brings us part 2 of a report on the Brooklyn Pride Center's exceptional programming with an interview with executive director Floyd Rumohr, Dylan Seebalack (program development coordinator), and Debra Brennan (president).
(Due to Obama's Speech Out-FM is pre-empted until Wed morning at 9am on WBAI/NY, 99.5FM) Around the world the LGBT community faces anti-queer terrorism. Naomi Brussel brings us the voices of 3 such people from Indonesia, Turkey and Sri Lanka.
Susie Day brings us a humorous piece entitled, "HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE DONALD". Susie wrote this for her column in Gay City News.
|Top to bottom: Floyd Rumohr (ED), Dylan Seebalack (program development coordinator), and Debra Brennan (president).|
The Manhattan LGBT Center has long been the largest most influential Pride Center in New York City. Emma Missouri brings us a report on the Brooklyn Pride Center's rapid growth with an interview with executive director Floyd Rumohr, Dylan Seebalack (program development coordinator), and Debra Brennan (president).
On Tuesday’s show (1/03/2017), Naomi Brussel brings us Amir Ashour, the keynote speaker at Outright’s December conference, talking about pushing the boundry of LGBT activism. (whole show in player above, segments in player below)
Emma Missouri interviews educator Barbara Gross and what President elect Donald Trump’s appointment of Betsy DuVos to lead the US department of Education.