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BloomingOut hosts Frankie, Rachel and Alex discuss hot topics within the LGBT community including the Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission and a similar case in Oregon. They question whether the Oregon discrimination case is indicative of a greater trend and how this case could impact future court rulings.
During the second half of their discussion, our hosts reflect on experiences from 2017 and set goals for the new year.
Our featured artist this evening was Billie Holiday including the tracks “Blue Moon” and “East of the Sun”.
Suavamente: A Benefit for Puerto Rico
On January 12th the Backdoor be holding a LantiX Variety Show to benefit the victims of Hurricane Maria. The event will include several performers like JJ Suede and Lola Lavacious. Donations are suggested. You can find more information on the Backdoor’s website.
The Bloomington Pride Film Festival
Exploring the lives and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community through feature-length and short films and live performances. The event will be held from Thursday, January 25, to Saturday, January 27 at the Buskirk Chumley Theater. More information is available at bloomingtonpride.org/events
Hosts: Rachel Jones & Frankie Presslaf
Producer: Alex Ashkin
Executive Producer and WFHB News Director: Wes Martin
Board Engineer: Jessie Grubb
Theme Music: Mikial Robertson