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audio WTUL News & Views interview with Jessica Callahan of PATOIS film fest (audio/mpeg 7.3MB) - by WTUL News & Views (New Orleans, LA)
Interview with PATOIS film fest director Jessica Callan
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:30AM
audio New Orleans Queer Youth Theater Presents their Inaugural Show: Beyond Acceptance (audio/mpeg 25.1MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Kezia and Gahiji speak to Rebecca Mwase, co-director of the New Orleans Queer Youth theater about their upcoming piece, Beyond Acceptance, and the importance of theater and expression for queer youth in New Orleans.
Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:45AM
audio San Francisco Pride Parade Votes Manning Contingent Best and Absolutely Fabulous (audio/mpeg 829.9 KB) - by KPFA Evening News, 08.24.2013
The Bradley Manning Support Network contingent won the San Francisco Pride Parade's Best, "Absolutely Fabulous," Overall Contingent Award. The Support Network, which still used the name Bradley Manning at the time of the parade, has renamed itself the Private Manning Support Network since Bradley Manning announced that he is a woman and will from now on go by the name of Chelsea as he seeks hormone therapy.
Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:11PM
audio Trans March and friends of Jazzie Collins celebrate her life (audio/mpeg 2.0MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison, 07.13.2013
Trans and social justice activist Jazzie Collins died unexpectedly on Wednesday, 07.10.2013. The Trans March brought her friends together at El Rio, to share what they’re feeling about losing her on the following Saturday, and the outpouring has gone well beyond the trans community, to the LGBT and social activist communities, and those who were just used to Jazzie's radiant presence at events and on the streets of San Francisco.
Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 9:58AM
audio Trans March to honor Bradley Manning at San Francisco Pride Weekend opening (audio/mpeg 1.0MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison, 06.09.2013
This past Friday, the San Francisco Pride Committee announced their decision that Bradley Manning will not be an official Grand Marshal of the city's LGBT Pride Parade on June 30th. The Dyke March published a statement titled “Not Proud of Pride,” and the Trans March published a statement saying they will be honoring Bradley Manning at their march on Friday, June 28th, as the 2013 San Francisco Pride Weekend begins.
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:51AM
audio Joey Cain: Bradley Manning is the most famous San Francisco Pride Grand Marshal ever (audio/mpeg 1.2MB) - by KPFA Evening News, 05.08.2013
On Friday, 06.07.2013, the San Francisco Pride Committee announced their decision that Bradley Manning will not be an official Grand Marshal of the city's LGBT Pride Parade on June 30th. Former Pride Grand Marshal Joey Cain said that it doesn't matter what the Pride Board does, that Bradley Manning is already the most famous San Francisco Pride Grand Marshal, or non-Grand Marshal, ever.
Posted: Sat Jun 8, 2013 9:05PM
audio Former Grand Marshal Kate Raphael on Bradley Manning and the future of SF Pride (audio/mpeg 2.0MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
KPFA Evening News spoke to Kate Raphael, Harvey Milk Club member, and host of KPFA’s Women’s Magazine, whom former Grand Marshal Joey Cain nominated to serve as a Pride Grand Marshall in 2004, after she had been arrested protesting the apartheid wall in Palestine and then traveled to Iraq. Kate was elected, much to her surprise, after returning to Palestine, but decided her first obligation at that time was to stay there, as a "Grand Marshal in Absentia" during the parade. She said she ...
Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 4:29PM
audio San Francisco Pride committee takes no pride in Bradley Manning (audio/mpeg 1.3MB) - by KPFA Evening News, 04.28.2013
KPFA Evening News spoke to lifelong gay and social justice activist and San Francisco resident Tommi Avicolli Mecca about the San Francisco Pride committee's decision to cancel plans to make Bradley Manning an honorary Grand Marshall of the 2013 San Francisco Pride Parade.
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:02PM
audio San Francisco Trans March 2012 (audio/mpeg 103.6MB) - by Rubble
Hear the first hour of the Trans March rally in Dolores Park before the march. The event was held on Friday, June 22 as part of pride week. (57 minutes) The mission of the San Francisco Trans March is to inspire all trans and gender non-conforming people to realize a world where we are safe, loved, and empowered. We strive to create a space for our diverse communities to unite and achieve the social justice and equality that each of us deserves.
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2012 11:36AM
audio 20th Annual San Francisco Dyke March 2012 Rally (audio/mpeg 21.3MB) - by Rubble
Hear the final speaker at the June 23 Dyke March rally on the intersection of 18th and Dolores, at the corner of Mission Dolores Park, just before the march to the Castro. I don’t have the speaker’s name. She’s a young African American woman from Oakland, delivering a hard-hitting speech encapsulating a complexity of gains, problems and challenges, including issues of race and class. (11:38)
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2012 11:16AM
audio Queer Activists Disrupt Frameline Film Fest Over Palestine & Protest Corporate Pride (audio/mpeg 2.3MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
On Saturday night, 20 queer activists mic-checked Frameline film festival director KC Price at the showing of The Invisible Men at the Roxie Theater. Find out why.
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:22PM
audio Interview with filmmaker Yariv Mozer
(Attachment On: Queer Activists Disrupt Frameline Film Fest Over Palestine & Protest Corporate Pride)
(audio/mpeg 630.3 KB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Filmmaker Yariv Mozer followed us out of the theater and explained why he does not agree with our approach.
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:22PM
audio United In Anger: An Interview with Sarah Schulman & Cyd Nova (audio/mpeg 11.3MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Kate Raphael talks with producer Sarah Schulman about her new film, United In Anger: A History of ACT UP. They're joined by HIV prevention worker and activist Cyd Nova. Audio 24:37
Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:42PM
audio Harry Hay: Gay Liberation's Radical Founder (audio/mpeg 19.5MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Gay activist and independent historian Joey Cain speaks with Kate Raphael about the life and legacy of Harry Hay, the Communist labor organizer who founded the country's first gay rights organization in the early 1950s. Audio 42:31
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:08AM
audio Breakfast Plenary on work being done to establish & defend civil rights in California toda
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 20.5MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 59:50) Breakfast Plenary, including a greeting from Mickey Welsh, Board Chair, ACLU of Northern California; a welcome from Hector Villagra, Executive Director , ACLU of Southern California ; a presentation about the ACLU of California by Abdi Soltani, Executive Director, ACLU of Northern California ; and an overview of the day's agenda, by Homayra Yusufi, Policy Advocate, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties.
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio You Don’t Shed Your Rights At the Schoolhouse Gate
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 28.0MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:21:24) In 1969 the United States Supreme Court ruled, “It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional right to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.” In this interactive breakout session, we will discuss common problems facing LGBTQ students and their allies when they express themselves through clothing, speech, or the formation of Gay-Straight Alliance clubs. We also will give a comprehensive overview of the rights guaranteed to LGBTQ students and allies in California public schools. Finally, we will discuss the ACLU’s latest campaigns on these issues, including our fight against zero-tolerance responses to harassment and discrimination in schools. Presented by James Gilliam, Deputy Executive Director, ACLU of Southern California; Joey Hernandez, LGBTQ Student Rights Advocate, ACLU of Southern California; and Saskia Levy-Shean, Organizing Intern, ACLU of Northern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Know Your Rights: Free Speech, Protests & Demonstrations in California
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 27.1MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:19:04) This workshop will provide an overview of what constitutes protected speech, the difference between public and private realms of assembly, and your rights to protest and demonstrate. Presented by Linda Lye, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Northern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Estamos Unidos Tour (Principalmente en Español)
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 26.5MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:17:10) El 25 de abril de 2012, los EE.UU. Corte Suprema escuchará los argumentos sobre la SB 1070 de Arizona. En junio, el Tribunal emitirá su decisión con consecuencias importantes para los derechos de los inmigrantes y los ciudadanos en todo el país. Mientras tanto, las propias políticas del gobierno federal de hacer cumplir han establecido registros de deportaciones. Estamos Unidos es el estado por estado, la organización bilingüe y campaña de comunicación a participar electores latinos en los derechos de los inmigrantes y el trabajo de las libertades civiles. Esta iniciativa se ve facilitada por las empresas afiliadas de ACLU en California, Arizona y otros estados, así como las organizaciones asociadas. MiACLU es una plataforma permanente puesto en marcha a través de esta campaña. Ven a esta sesión para aprender más acerca de este nuevo proyecto. On April 25th, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Arizona’s SB 1070. In June, the Court will issue its decision with great consequence for the rights of immigrants and citizens alike nationwide. Meanwhile, the federal government’s own enforcement policies have set records for deportations. Estamos Unidos is state-by-state, bilingual organizing and communications campaign to engage Latino constituents in immigrants’ rights and civil liberties work. This initiative is facilitated by the ACLU affiliates in California, Arizona and other states, as well as partnering organizations. MiACLU is a permanent platform launched through this campaign. Come to this session to learn more about this exciting new project. http://miaclu.org txt "UNIDOS" to 74700 to sign up for mobile phone alerts Presented by Daisy Vieyra, Consultant, Estamos Unidos Tour; and Daniel Galindo, Organizer, ACLU of Northern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Interacting with the Police: Your Rights
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 31.4MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:32:31) Learn practical tips on dealing with the police while walking down the street, driving, or simply being stopped for questioning. What you do or say all matters and being smart about how you stand up for your rights can mean the difference between being permitted to go on your way or being arrested. It also means that unless you know what your rights are, you could inadvertently incriminate yourself. This workshop will also cover important points for individuals without access to state issued identification cards and be a combination of the content included in the Spanish Know Your Rights workshop, Tus Derechos, and our English Your Rights & the Police workshop. Presented by Daniel Galindo, Organizer, ACLU of Northern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Examining What We’ve Lost: Civil Liberties in Post-9/11 America
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 28.1MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:21:47) Over the past 10 years, we have seen our civil rights and liberties eroded by fear-mongering elected officials, intelligence and law enforcement agencies, and even our own local community members. Join us to hear from expert advocates at the ACLU of Southern California, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (SF Bay Area), and the Sikh Coalition on the status of civil liberties today in the national, state and local context. We will discuss the impact of these civil liberties violations on members of the Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian (AMEMSA) communities, and how community members and allies can support ongoing efforts to rebuild our civil liberties protections. Moderated by Laila Fahimuddin, Organizer, ACLU of Northern California; with panelists Zahra Billoo, Executive Director, CAIR San Francisco Bay Area Chapter; Simran Kaur, Advocacy Manager, The Sikh Coalition; and Jennie Pasquarella, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Southern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM

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