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Trans Pride SF 2015 - Trans Activist/Musician Ryan Cassata
(Attachment On: Trans Pride SF 2015 - audio from the stage and march) (audio/mpeg 23.3MB) - by DJ Rubble
Hear transgender activist/musician Ryan Cassata in a short interview, followed by a solo performance on the Trans Pride stage at Mission Dolores Park just before Trans March. Ryan has been at the Trans March at least the past three years, and a strong voice for transgender liberation. (13 minutes) Since finishing high school about three years ago, he has released several music CD's, performs live with his band and solo, and has devoted much of his life to transgender activism, including speaking at high profile events. He's one of my favorites, I'm glad to have caught up with him for a couple of minutes. His current CD is titled "Soul Sounds." (13 minutes)
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 7:34PM
Trans Pride SF 2015 - Senator Leno and legislation
(Attachment On: Trans Pride SF 2015 - audio from the stage and march) (audio/mpeg 6.7MB) - by Rubble
Hear State Senator Mark Leno, a long time LGBT ally, speak on current state-level transgender legislation being formulated. (3:40) audio
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:06PM
Trans Pride SF 2015 - audio from the stage and march (audio/mpeg 27.5MB) - by Rubble
Hear speakers and performers from the Mission Dolores Park stage towards the end of the rally, followed by trans youth chanting in a drumming circle from the streets at the beginning of the march.
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:15PM
Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th-13th 2015 (audio/mpeg 3.2MB) - by Jesse Rafert
Girls Rock! New Orleans brings together volunteer instructors and female and female identifying kids to create an explosive showcase of talent and inspiration! From June 8th- 13th, kids learn new instruments, form bands, and attend workshops about music, art, and social justice.
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:12PM
Girls Rock New Orleans 2015 (audio/mpeg 9.5MB) - by wtulnews
Li and Saiya join us to talk about Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th and on this summer at NOCCA. The performance will be on June 13th, and a fundraiser is tomorrow, at 5pm at Clouet Gardens.
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 9:16AM
Interview with LOUD Queer Youth Theater participants Latreece Reed, Nicky Cao, and Joriel (audio/mpeg 16.4MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Gahiji Barrow interviews members of LOUD, the Queer Youth Theater project based in New Orleans today. They discuss their upcoming performance, Pursuit of Justice, which will take place at the Mid City Theater this weekend. Also bring up topics of how queer youth interact with the police and feel about the police in New Orleans and what the group has brought to their lives.
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 6:49AM
#makepennyproud raw audio new orleans (audio/mpeg 17.9MB) - by wtulnews
raw audio of #makepennyproud rally on Ursulines, Fri 24th Apr 2015
Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 3:34PM
Last Call: New Orleans Dyke Bar History Project (audio/mpeg 10.9MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Erin Roussel and Bonnie Gamble speak about Last Call, the New Orleans Dyke Bar History Project, and a new podcast they will be presenting in the coming weeks.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:30AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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