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bloomingOUT – November 20, 2014

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Today Jeff Jewel talked to Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Elizabeth Cure about her journey to

becoming a judge, her judicial philosophies, and other programs she has been involved in

throughout her life. We also listened to Melissa Etheridge’s Tuesday Morning, a song dedicated to

United 93 passenger Mark Bingham and his family, along with all other 9/11 heroes. Frankie and

Arielle were back with another episode of Out on Campus and we also heard from Nick Tumino in

First Year Out.

Hosts Jeff Jewel, Jeff Poling
News Director Ryne Shadday
Producer Olivia Davidson
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Engineer Carissa Barrett

bloomingOUT – November 13, 2014

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This week’s show features Danielle McClelland, director of the Buskirk Chumley theater in downtown Bloomington. Our hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling chat with McClelland about her path to Bloomington, the Pride Film Festival, and her life since she’s been in Bloomington. We also played Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down.” Frankie Salzman and Arielle Soussan are back this week with Out on Campus. This week, they talk with Leo about being an activist to try to eliminate hierarchies and the purpose of the Fag Demonstration event at Indiana University. We also premiere “First Year Out,” Nick Tumino’s take on his first year being out as gay and out in the real world after graduating college.

bloomingOUT – November 6, 2014

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Hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling kick off the first live show back on air in November 2014 interviewed by News Director and bloomingOUT Executive Producer, Alycin Bektesh.  Tonight we will be introducing to you the current bloomingOUT crew, and discussion the future and vision of the show. Alycin Bektesh interviews IU campus correspondents Frankie Salzman and Arielle Soussan.  This week’s Out on Campus features an interview with Morghan Mohr, an undergraduate student at IU who is very active in the social justice and LGBTQ communities. In this interview she describes the purpose of the event as well as information about, SKY an organization Morghan Mohr helped to found and the organizer of the demonstration. Alycin Bektesh interviews WFHB intern, Hayley Bass. Our bloomingOUT News Editor Ryne Shadday gives this week’s update on Tuesday’s election day turnout and results. Alycin Bektesh interviews Producer Olivia Davidson and engineer, Carissa Barrett.

 

BloomingOUT – August 28, 2014

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Associate Dean and Director at Weston Career Center/Washington University/St Louis and original show co-anchor Mark Brostoff reflects upon show history as well as his work with LGBT students then and now. Urban Indian and Louisiana attorney Becca Riall is back with talk about “Where is Your Teepee?” The Backdoor’s Nicci Boroski and IU GLBTSSS office staff member Xander Hardy stop by with the latest updates about the upcoming Summerfest to be held 5-6 September at various locations on IU Campus and in Bloomington.
This is the final show for original show anchor Helen Harrell, long time producer Carol Fischer and co-anchor Michael Reece as well as news director Josh Vidrich.

Producer Carol Fischer
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Board Engineers Jasmine Mallet & Olivia Davison
News Director Josh Vidrich
Original Theme Music Mikial Robertson

BloomingOUT – August 21, 2014

Monroe County (Bloomington IN) Circuit Court (sixth seat) Judge Valeri Haughton discusses marriage equality and racism. IU alum, former WFHB volunteer, journalist and activist Delphine Criscenzo talks about black women living in suburbia as well as racial violence in general. Classic and neo-burlesque performer Tessa Von Twinkle chats about the art of burlesque performance and her upcoming performances in Bloomington IN, Nashville, IN and New Orleans, LA.

Producer Carol Fischer
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Board Engineers Jasmine Mallet & Olivia Davison
News Director Josh Vidrich
Original Them Music Mikial Robertson

BloomingOUT – August 14, 2014

An oldies but goodies week on the show with replays of some previous segments demonstrating that the more things change the more they sometimes remain the same. Chair/Instructor of Dine’ Studies at Navajo Technical University Wesley Thomas talks about HIV/AIDS among the native population on an edition of “Navajo Rainbow.” Jim Doud relates another personal life story entitled “Follow Your Heart” on an edition of “Our View” and Helen Harrell highlights social/policy changes on an edition of ‘Queer Herstory.” President of Tri-State Alliance Wally Paynter calls in with details about their upcoming 7th annual AIDS fund raiser “The Celebrity Dinner” to be held this coming Sunday 17 August 2014 at the Airport Holiday Inn in Evansville. Featured artist is lesbian hip hop artist Melange Lavonne. Musical selections are “Gay Bash,” “Marry Me” and “I Got You Gay.”

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Producer Carol Fischer
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Board Engineer Olivia Davison
News Director Josh Vidrich
Original Theme Music Mikial Robertson

BloomingOUT – August 8, 2014

President of Indy Rainbow Chamber of Commerce, authoress and entertainer JJ Gufreda returns with updates about her performances in Canada and specifically during the Toronto World Pride Festivities.  Helen and Michael discuss the Ebola crisis in Africa.  MSN, RN, CNS, Clinical Assistant Professor at IU School of Nursing Greg Carter discusses caring for LGBT patients and his qualitative interviews with young people concerning their concepts of safe sex and stranger vs friend as determinants of sexual contact. Featured artist is Nick Granato.  Musical selections are “My Ordinary Life” and “Rhythm of Life” from Granato’s “Outside the Lines” cd.

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Producer Carol Fischer
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Board Engineer Jasmine Mallett
News Director Josh Vidrich
Original Theme Music Mikial Robertson

bloomingOUT – June 26, 2014

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Professor of Law & Policy with SPEA at IUPUI, Faculty Fellow with Centers for Religion and American Culture and School of Liberal Arts as well as Director of the Center for Civic Literacy Sheila Kennedy discusses the significance of education and understanding of constitutional law as relates to public policy, civil rights/freedom and same sex marriage. Helen and Michael chat about their reactions to same sex marriage legalization in Indiana. Bloomington Pride/Summer Fest Director Sarah Perfetti and Member Abby Hinkle stop by to share the excitement of having been the second couple to marry in Monroe County/Bloomington after the same sex marriage ban was declared unconstitutional by Federal Judge Richard Young. Prism Youth Community and Summer Fest Activities Officer Laura Ingram and Bloomington High School South student Spencer Biery provide information about planning for the pride summer fest and the Prism Youth group.

Producer Carol Fischer
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Board Engineer Carissa Barrett
News Director Josh Vidrich
Original Theme Music Mikial Robertson
Announcer Sarah Hetrick

bloomingOUT – June 19, 2014

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Reverend Irene Monroe discusses her observations about pride events around the country and other related issues. Helen and Michael chat about the significance of pride as well. Featured artist is British Indie pop singer/songwriter currently based in Miami FL Darren Ockert. Musical selections are “Modern Life,” “Force of Gravity,” “You Don’t Know Me,” “Crumbs” and “Everybody’s Lonely” from his “Short Story Long” cd.

Producer Carol Fischer
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Associate Producer Sarah Hetrick
News Director Josh Vidrich
Original Theme Music Mikial Robertson
Announcer Sarah Hetrick
Engineer Carissa Barrett

bloomingOUT – June 12, 2014

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Documentarian and founder of Depressed Black Gay Men (DBGM) Inc. dedicated to raising awareness, changing and saving lives Antoine Craigwell provides organizational updates and discusses the importance of family members’ acceptance of black gay youth in preventing depression. Executive Director of Northwest Indiana’s Rainbow Serenity Brandon Wagman provides regional updates and highlights their 6th annual Pride Picnic in the Park to be held in Highland IN on Saturday 21 June from 12 noon to 5 pm. Featured artist is NYC singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nedra Johnson. Musical selections are “Love is Not Concerned,” “Working Hard for the Joneses,” “Where Will You Be” and “About A Girl.”

Producer Carol Fischer
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Associate Producer Sarah Hetrick
News Director Josh Vidrich
Original Theme Music Mikial Robertson
Announcer Sarah Hetrick
Guest Co-Anchor Hannah Crouch

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