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Safety in schools for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth

Airs at: Tue, 10/06/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for The Other Team
Youth are safe in schools, right? We'd like to think so. The truth is safety in school depends on many factors. Often, LGBTQ youth face verbal harrassment, sometimes daily. Some LGBTQ youth face violence in school. The Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) 20... Read more

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

Airs at: Mon, 10/05/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Healthwatch
 HealthWatch Hosted by: David Naimon NurtureShock: New Thinking About ChildrenNurtureShock is a groundbreaking collaboration between award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. They argue that when it comes to children, we've mistaken good intentions f... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 10/01/09

Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Robin Hahnel is a radical economist and political activist. He is Professor Emeritus at American University in Washington, D.C. where he taught in the Department of Economics from 1976 – 2008. He has also taught at the University of Maryland at College Park, the Catholic... Read more

The African Women's Coalition

Airs at: Wed, 09/30/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Talk Radio  Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez  From the Center for Intercultural Organizing Today's guests are local activists Sharif Mohamed and Arika from The African Women's Coalition. Read more

Focus on two large events both happening on Oct 11

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Out Loud
Carla speaks with Poison Waters and Maria about their work with Peacock After Dark, happening Oct 11th. Musical break 'Open Up' by Bitch, who is playing live at Mississippi Studios this Sat 10/3. Local group Lovers is opening for Bitch. Next Carla speaks with Marc and Josh f... Read more

Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences grow into troublesome gaps - and What You Can Do About It

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
 KBOO's Host Crystal Leighty talks with Lise Eliot, author of "Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences grow into troublesome gaps - and What You Can Do About It."  Read more

A call to fill Oregon's black leadership void

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Black leadership is on the rise - from the White House to corporate giants like Xerox Corp. In progressive Oregon, however, blacks currently hold no elected positions in the city, county or regional governments within the metropolitan area where most of their community resi... Read more

Oregon Holocaust Memorial 5th Anniversary

Airs at: Sat, 08/22/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Five years ago the Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Portland's Washington Park was dedicated, to leave a legacy of hope for all citizens in our community and to teach what hatred and bigotry can do when an entire government endorses those ideologies.  A fifth anniversary event ... Read more

Clearing the air in Portland schools

Airs at: Wed, 08/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland may be a green city, but some of its school children are breathing air more like the polluted skies of Cleveland. A  USA Today study found six of our city's schools in northwest and north/northeast Portland among the worst in the nation for exposing children to air... Read more

Changing Demographics Versus the Wingnuts

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris, except, of course...  Joe is still on vacation...   What's the thread running through the Birther movement, the health care protests, fear of socialism, anti-immigrationism, and generalized wingnut craziness?  It's Oppressed White Ma... Read more