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For a quarter of a century, the unfettered voices of LGBT people have been broadcast around the world on "This Way Out." The award-winning internationally is distributed weekly on over 200 local community radio and online stations around the world (carriage list at thiswayout.org), can be heard via podcast (thiswayout.org and iTunes) and direct satellite (World Radio Network) and is available on CD by subscription. With only modest funding from foundations, Overnight Productions, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) has remained true to its commitment to provide this high-quality LGBT programming to a global audience -- and to offer the program free of charge. Follow us on Soundcloud to hear the weekly show … and maybe some surprises! Archived programs available at http://bit.ly/dduN0p. For our whole story -- including how you can contribute -- please visit our website at http://thiswayout.org!

For a quarter of a century, the unfettered voices of LGBT people have been broadcast around the world on "This Way Out." The award-winning internationally is distributed weekly on over 200 local community radio and online stations around the world (carriage list at thiswayout.org), can be heard via podcast (thiswayout.org and iTunes) and direct satellite (World Radio Network) and is available on CD by subscription. With only modest funding from foundations, Overnight Productions, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) has remained true to its commitment to provide this high-quality LGBT programming to a global audience -- and to offer the program free of charge. Follow us on Soundcloud to hear the weekly show … and maybe some surprises! Archived programs available at http://bit.ly/dduN0p. For our whole story -- including how you can contribute -- please visit our website at http://thiswayout.org!

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For a quarter of a century, the unfettered voices of LGBT people have been broadcast around the world on "This Way Out." The award-winning internationally is distributed weekly on over 200 local community radio and online stations around the world (carriage list at thiswayout.org), can be heard via podcast (thiswayout.org and iTunes) and direct satellite (World Radio Network) and is available on CD by subscription. With only modest funding from foundations, Overnight Productions, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) has remained true to its commitment to provide this high-quality LGBT programming to a global audience -- and to offer the program free of charge. Follow us on Soundcloud to hear the weekly show … and maybe some surprises! Archived programs available at http://bit.ly/dduN0p. For our whole story -- including how you can contribute -- please visit our website at http://thiswayout.org!

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@tworadio

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English

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"This Way Out" P.O. Box 38327 Los Angeles, CA 90038-0327 U.S.A. 1-818-986-4106


Episodes

Queerly Yours, Sam Long

8/9/2022
In the high school laboratory of trans science teacher Sam Long, the biology curriculum is undergoing a transition. His conversation with Black Filipinx plus size nonbinary queer artist of color Roger Q. Mason continues This Way Out’s special series, “Queerly Yours, Profiles in Courage” (produced by Brian DeShazor and Roger Q. Mason, original music and sound engineering by David Gonzales). And in NewsWrap: lesbian basketball star Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian penal...

Duration:00:28:58

GBT Male Sex: Monkeypox Alert!

8/2/2022
The particular threat of the monkeypox virus outbreak for men who have sex with men is exposed at the Los Angeles Blade Monkeypox Town Hall, co-sponsored by and the City of West Hollywood, California. Journalist John Fenoglio moderates a panel including Dr. Leo Moore of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Marianna Marroquin of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, Dan Wolhfeiler of Building Healthy Online Communities, and actor-writer-producer Matthew Ford (who recently recovered from...

Duration:00:28:57

U.S. House Respects Marriage Equality!

7/26/2022
Dozens of U.S. House Republicans join Democratic representatives to pass the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill that would finally get the Defense of Marriage Act off the books — and codify same-gender and interracial marriage equality! Our coverage includes highlights from the floor debate, analysis from GayUSA TV and a dash of obligatory Cruz-y venom. And in NewsWrap: the European Commission takes Hungary to the Court of Justice over its “no promo homo” law, Andorra approves marriage...

Duration:00:28:55

Queerly Yours, Dorian Wood

7/19/2022
Queerly Yours, Dorian Wood Our “Queerly Yours, Profiles in Courage with Roger Q. Mason” series continues as our award-winning Black Flilpinx plus size nonbinary queer playwright of color chats with genderfluid Los Angeles multi-disciplinary artist Dorian Wood about professional and personal creativity. And in NewsWrap: Russian lawmakers propose extending the homosexual “propaganda” ban to include adults, a Russian court rules that LGBTQ activist Yulia Tsvetkova’s “Vagina Monologues” blog...

Duration:00:28:57

Affirming Friendship & Griner’s Letter

7/12/2022
A queer teen reveals the importance of their bond with a transgender friend whose family is oppressively unsupportive (an OutCasting Overtime commentary by Carys, produced by Marc Sophos). Brittney Griner reaches U.S. President Joe Biden on a personal level when her wife Cherelle’s efforts fail to get a response from the administration about the WNBA star’s imprisonment in Russia. And in NewsWrap: Slovenia’s Constitutional Court grants immediate marriage equality and adoption rights to...

Duration:00:28:54

Queerly Yours, Admiral Rachel Levine

7/5/2022
Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Admiral Rachel L. Levine is our guest for the first part of “Queerly Yours, Profiles in Courage with Roger Q. Mason.” Join the Black, Filipinx, plus-size, gender non-conforming, queer artist of color for this series of conversations with transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming thought leaders from around the world. And in NewsWrap: Riot police nab hundreds in Istanbul and make more arrests at Pride...

Duration:00:28:58

#TransphobeTakedowns & The Stonewall Story

6/28/2022
The Texas Republican Convention builds a bunker of hate, but Strands for Trans launches a cutting, clandestine counter-attack led by Billy Porter and Lynae Vanee! Sounds before, during and after the world-changing LGBTQ rebellion at New York City’s Stonewall Inn that initiated an era of Pride. And in NewsWrap: Admiral Rachel Levine comments on how the overthrow of Roe v. Wade threatens U.S. queer rights, Japanese plaintiffs Machi Sakata and Yuki Kawata face the rejection of their marriage...

Duration:00:28:56

Biden’s Pride & “What’s the Score”

6/21/2022
U.S. President Joe Biden greets his White House Pride Party by signing an Executive Order touching a broad range of hot-button LGBTQ+ issues. Bonnie J. Morris carries the ball for generations of female athletes in “What’s The Score: 25 Years of Teaching Women’s Sports History” (interviewed by Brian DeShazor). And in NewsWrap: Tel Aviv hosts Israel’s happiest Pride, German thugs beat Karlsruhe Pride-goers in a fiery assault, Maryland homes are consumed by rainbow flag-burners, white...

Duration:00:28:55

Queer Music Focus on Pride!

6/14/2022
The story of Pride as heard through the LGBTQ+ music that made a movement’s soundtrack, put into perspective by Steve Sims in this edition of Queer Music Focus (including The Tom Robinson Band, Sandy Rapp, Jon Gilbert Leavitt, Tundo Olaniran, The Deisel Tykes and more). And in NewsWrap: Thailand’s Cabinet sends a civil partnership proposal to Parliament, the Czech president vows to veto marriage equality, Istanbul’s peaceful Pride is attacked by riot police, Ohio’s House votes to verify...

Duration:00:28:58

Growing Up Proud & Hay’s Historic “Window”

6/7/2022
As the festival season hits full gear in the US, OutCasting Overtime queer youth broadcaster Shoshana is heading for New York City with a couple of parades and some helpful lessons already under her belt (produced by Marc Sophos). Mattachine Society and Radical Faerie founder Harry Hay and International Gay and Lesbian Archives founder Jim Kepner explore the beginnings queer theory looking through what they call “the gay window” in a classic 1975 conversation. And in NewsWrap: Jerusalem...

Duration:00:28:56

In Memoriam: Hekma’s Gay Dutch History

5/31/2022
Gay researcher, author and historian Gert Hekma passed into history himself on April 19th. His groundbreaking 2004 book, “Homosexuality in The Netherlands from 1730 to Modern Times,” is still only available in Dutch, but soon after its publication correspondent Barry McKay sat down with Hekma for an extended English discussion of his work. And in NewsWrap: Australian P.M. Scott Morrison’s anti-queer coalition government is defeated by Labor’s Anthony Albanese, the Church of Scotland will...

Duration:00:28:58

The Art of the Ally & The Irresistible Vaid

5/24/2022
Straight teen Tomás was called gay when he was five, leading him to learn and help teach others how to be a queer ally (an OutCasting Overtime youth commentary produced by Marc Sophos). We honor the passing of famed lesbian activist Urvashi Vaid with excerpts from a 2012 conversation about her book, “Irresistible Revolution: Confronting Race, Class and the Assumptions of LGBT Politics” (interviewed by Chris Thomas “Out FM,” WBAI-New York). And in NewsWrap: a Lublin court overturns...

Duration:00:28:56

May 2012: Obama Evolves on Equality

5/17/2022
Reports from May of 2012 recall the watershed moment when President Barack Obama (with a push from then-Vice President Joe Biden) announced that he had finally come around to support marriage equality, featuring Freedom to Marry attorney Evan Wolfson, Congressmember Barney Frank, Mayor Cory Booker, Secretary Colin Powell, the NAACP’s Benjamin Jealous and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. And in NewsWrap: Texas Supreme Court re-authorizes “child abuse” investigations into the families of transgender...

Duration:00:28:51

Queer Road to Gilead

5/10/2022
The unprecedented leak of an early draft of their ruling on a Mississippi abortion rights case reveals the U.S. Supreme Court’s intention to overturn both of the key decisions that have guaranteed those rights — Roe vs. Wade and Planned Parenthood vs. Casey — with dire implications for the civil rights of LGBTQ people. Andy Humm and Ann Northrop (GayUSA) discuss the legal details with ACLU LGBTQ and HIV Project Director James Esseks; President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris,...

Duration:00:28:49

Tasmanian Rights Turn 25 & Hate Sermon Souvenir!

5/1/2022
Excerpts from a May, 1997 interview with Tasmanian activist Rodney Croome celebrate the 25th anniversary of the repeal of Australia’s last state sodomy law (Sydney correspondent Greg Reading). Maiden, North Carolina Baptist preacher Charles L. Worley vitriolic rant about “how to get rid of lesbians and queers” went viral in May, 2012. 640305 And in NewsWrap: Canadian blood donors draw equal treatment, Baja California governor blocks conversion therapy ban, Russia fines social media for “gay...

Duration:00:28:57

DeSantis, Disney Villain & McMorrow, Ally Queen

4/25/2022
In his zeal to retaliate against the state’s biggest company for opposing his “Don’t Say Gay” agenda, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis may have bought taxpayers a Walt Disney World of trouble, while cynical conservatives offer Mickey Mouse arguments — and pose a serious political threat (also featuring White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Fox News host Laura Ingraham and University of Central Florida Political Science Professor Aubrey Jewett). Michigan state Senator...

Duration:00:28:55

Why Say Gay & "Rainbow Minute" Finale!

4/19/2022
“Don’t Say Gay” laws spreading across the U.S. are allegedly to protect young students, but OutCasting Overtime’s LGBTQA+ youth commentators see through the deception and dissect the nefarious motives (OutCaster Tomas, produced by Marc Sophos). As “Tom Dooley Sails To Infamy” (read by Dan Roberts), producers Judd Proctor and Brian Burns row into broadcasting retirement and share their own “History of ‘The Rainbow Minute’” (read by Sally Holzgrefe) to bid farewell. Plus gay Missouri...

Duration:00:28:55

Queer Grammy Conquests 2022 & US States of Fear

4/12/2022
Some of our favorite LGBTQ artists and their friends — like Doja Cat featuring SZA, Brothers Osborne, St. Vincent, Brandi Carlile and Tyler, the Creator — take home honors and deliver highlight moments at the 64th Grammy Awards ceremony, ably covered by Steve Sims of Queer Music Focus. From Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” firestorm to the White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s fire hose, from Ohio state Rep. Jean Schmidt’s cowardice to Alabama state Rep. Neil Rafferty’s courage, from New York...

Duration:00:28:56

This Way Out: Queer Grammy Conquests 2022 & US States of Fear & more global LGBTQ news!, Segment 1

4/11/2022
Grammy’s big night is a queer delight; U.S. state Republicans target LGBTQ rights; a Philadelphia public health hero is honored in a “Rainbow Minute”; Hungary's Orban wins but his queer questionnaire crumbles, the U.K. backslides on trans rights, Qatar warns World Cup guests to come without rainbows, Tennessee nearly wrecks marriage to make it unequal, and the U.S. top court gets some Black woman justice! Those stories — and more this week — when you choose "This Way Out": the world’s audio...

Duration:00:28:58

Pride of the Oscars!

4/5/2022
We’re making sure that the post-Oscar hullabaloo doesn’t drown out the rainbow highlights at the 94th Academy Awards. Best Supporting Actress Ariana DeBose’s historic win and other notable themes are reviewed by Ann Northrop and Andy Humm of GayUSA TV, and independent filmmaker David Michael Barrett talks about some queer parallels in Best Picture CODA. A pair of “Rainbow Minutes” look at war and poetry in “Walt Whitman Comforts Comrades” and “Walt Whitman Remembers Abe” (read by Allen...

Duration:00:28:44