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bloomingOUT – Ashton Shaw Melvin – March 9, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin and Grace as they welcome Ashton Shaw Melvin to the show! Ashton is a first-time guest to the show has recently released his first novel titled Life’s Uncertain Journeys: A LGBTQ Short Story Collection. Ashton joins us tonight to speak bout his new book, his life as an Out Hoosier in Mitchell, IN; and his inspiration …

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bloomingOUT – Jacques Rozier – March 3, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin and JP as they welcome Jacques Rozier to the show! Jacques is a Master’s student studying sports broadcasting at the Indiana University Media School who has spoken with us previously about LGBTQ+ athletes. Tonight, Jacques will discuss the existing relationship between President Donald Trump and the journalists; as well of openly Out athletes in major sports …

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bloomingOUT – Steve Sanders – February 23, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Grace and JP as they welcome Steve Sanders to the show! Steve is an associate professor at the IU Maurer School of Law who has spoken with us previously about legal issues often faced by the LGBTQ+ community. Tonight, Steve will discuss the potential legal battles facing members of the transgender community after the decision by President …

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bloomingOUT – JJ Gufreda – February 16, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin, Grace, and JP as they welcome JJ Gufreda to the show! JJ is an author, artist, and playwright. She is the former president of the Indy Rainbow Chamber, and has recently written an article for The Advocate. JJ joins us tonight to talk about her most recent projects and what inspired her to write about the …

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bloomingOUT – Argenta Peron – February 9, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin, Grace, and JP as they welcome Argenta Peron to the show. Argenta is the Show Director for the Bloomington venue, the Back Door; and performs as The People’s Diva and Back Door House Queen. Argenta talks events, fundraising, and RuPaul’s Drag Race performers at the Back Door; as well as her own history as a performer. The …

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bloomingOUT – Doug Bauder – February 2, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Grace and JP as they welcome Doug Bauder to the show! Doug is the director of the IU Bloomington LGBTQ+ Culture Center (formerly the GLBT Student Support Services Office), and joins bloomingOUT to discuss the big name change to the office. Doug will also bring his insights as to his experiences with the LGBTQ+ students of IU …

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bloomingOUT – Noelle Philipps – January 26, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin and Grace as they welcome the program’s new volunteer and News Director, Noelle Philipps, to the show. Noelle will tell us a little bit about herself, her history and interest in journalism; as well as give her inputs on the new climate of freedom of press in the Donald Trump administration. Also on the program – …

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bloomingOUT – PRIDE Film Festival + Pre-Inaguration Roundtable – January 19, 2017

On tonight’s episode of bloomingOUT, join anchors JP, Colin, and Grace as they are joined by Janae Cummings. Janae is the Vice-Chair and Marketing Director for Bloomington PRIDE, and will talk about next weekend’s 14th annual Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival. The film festival takes place at the Buskirk-Chumley theater; and passes are still available for purchase. The festival begins next …

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bloomingOUT – Colin Shassberger + Cindy Stone – January 12, 2017

On tonight’s episode of bloomingOUT, join anchors JP and Ryne as they welcome new anchor and bloomingOUT volunteer, Colin Shassberger, to the show. Colin is a Bloomingtonian who is currently a sophomore at Indiana University pursuing a double major in journalism and psychology. The anchors also welcome Cindy Stone to the program. Cindy is a retiring lecturer at the IU …

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bloomingOUT – The Resolution Episode – January 5, 2017

Happy New Year from the bloomingOUT crew! For the first episode of 2017, join bloomingOUT producer, Ryne Shadday; and associate producer, Sarah Hetrick, for an episode of discussion on what the bloomingOUT team can do to better serve intersectional communities within the queer and ally spectrum. We here at bloomingOUT on WFHB have big hopes for 2017, and we hope …

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