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bloomingOUT – From the Archives: J Patrick Redmond – June 22, 2017

The bloomingOUT crew takes a week break from the live program, but hopes you enjoy this re-airing of an interview with Vincennes, IN native and author of Some Go Hungry, Patrick Redmond. Patrick Redmond will be returning to BloomingOUT next week to talk about his latest work. This episode also features music from this week’s featured artist, Ryan Dolan and …

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bloomingOUT – Jessie Grubb – June 15, 2017

Join producer Ryne Shadday and anchors Colin Shassberger and Jeff Poling as they interview the new board engineer Jessie Grubb. They discuss growing up in Bloomington, being accepted as LGBT, and what the future holds for Jessie. The news segment covers issues of being “out” in sports, recent LGBT statistics and upcoming local events. Music from this show includes “Til …

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bloomingOUT – News Round Table – June 8, 2017

Anchors Ryne Shadday and Jeff Poling discuss Pride season and its continued importance in our nation. They also bring us up to date on local and national LGBT+ news. In local news, Spencer Pride took place last Saturday and Indy Pride will happen this Saturday, June 10. In national news, Donald Trump continues to betray the LGBT+ community that he …

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bloomingOUT – Spencer Pride – June 1, 2017

Join hosts Ryne Shadday and Jeff Poling as they welcome Judi and Sunny Epp from Spencer Pride. Judi has been working with the festival since it began in 2007 and talks about what will be happening at the event this year on June 3rd. Her niece Sunny has volunteered every year and will motivate you to get involved. Tune in …

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bloomingOUT – Patrick Haggerty – May 25, 2017

Hosts Jeff Poling and Colin Shassberger welcome Patrick Haggerty, frontman of Lavender Country, to Bloomington before his show at the Backdoor. Lavender Country formed in 1972 and produced the first known gay-themed album in country music history. Haggerty talks about what has happened to Lavender Country since the 70’s and what’s coming up next. Ryne Shadday brings us up too …

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bloomingOUT – Camp Buckwood – May 18, 2017

Hosts Colin Shassberger and Jeff Poling sit down with Ben Gleason, the co-owner of a gay campground in Brown County, to learn about Camp Buckwood’s history, upcoming events and more. You can find more about the camp on their website at: http://egay.biz/joomla/ This episode also includes a local and global news discussion about banning conversion camps, the local organist who …

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bloomingOUT – News Segment – May 11, 2017

In this brief segment, bloomingOUT producer Ryne Shadday discusses current LGBT news and events. Topics include conversion therapy, artificial insemination, and same-sex marriage. CREDITS Producer: Ryne Shadday Board Engineer: Jessie Grubb bloomingOUT News Director: Noelle Philipps Executive Producer: Joe Crawford The bloomingOUT theme is an original composition from Aaron Gage.

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bloomingOUT – Sarah Hetrick – May 4, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchor Grace Thumser and producer Ryne Shadday as they do a special farewell interview to bloomingOUT Associate Producer and Board Engineer, Sarah Hetrick. Sarah has been with the show since 2013, and has been the regular Associate Producer, board engineer, an occasional correspondent, and go-to-tech person. Tonight, Sarah says farewell to Ryne and Grace, sharing her experiences from …

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bloomingOUT – Current Events Roundtable – April 27, 2017

Tonight on bloomingOUT, join anchors Colin and Grace as they host a Current Events Roundtable. Our roundtable discussion will cover stories such as Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s comments on anti-gay violence in Chechnya, the Trump administration’s pick for Army Secretary’s anti-LGBTQ history and comments, and other LGBTQ headlines from this week. The featured music from tonight’s episode comes from featured …

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bloomingOUT – Ryan Cassata – April 13, 2017

Tonight on bloomingOUT, join us for a special conversation with Ryan Cassata, a transgender musician and YouTube personality. Ryan talks with bloomingOUT anchors JP and Colin in a special conversation ranging from breaking into the entertainment industry and YouTube’s recent newsworthy censorship of LGBTQ+ content to underage viewers. This episode features your weekly LGBTQ+ news roundup from bloomingOUT News Director, …

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