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bloomingOUT – Out of Bounds – September 14, 2017

In lieu of BloomingOUT this evening we aired two podcasts from Out Of Bounds, a weekly public affairs radio show in Ithica, New York. First, producer Tish Pearlman interviews transgender activist Josie Zanfordino and discusses issues facing the queer community. In the second half of the show, Pearlman talks to author and Professor Emeritus in developmental psychology Ritch Savin-Williams about …

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bloomingOUT – Steve Sanders Returns – August 7, 2017

Join producer Ryne Shadday and anchor Colin Shassberger as they welcome Mauer School of Law Associate Professor, Steve Sanders. He teaches Constitutional Law, Family Law, and Constitutional Litigation, and his scholarship focuses on questions arising out of the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantees of equal protection and due process, with a special focus on issues affecting LGBT persons and same-sex couples. Before …

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bloomingOUT – LGBT News Update and Brett Roberts – August 24, 2017

Join producer Ryne Shadday and anchor Colin Shassberger as they discuss current LGBT news from around the world. Then meet Brett Roberts, BloomingOUT’s new volunteer. Find out who he is and what he hopes to bring to the show. Music selections include Jackie Shane, Kelela, and Absolutely Not. CREDITS: Anchors: Colin Shassberger and Ryne Shadday Executive Producer: Wes Martin Producer: …

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bloomingOUT – JJ Gufreda – August 17, 2017

This week we re-air an interview from July with trans activist and author JJ Gufreda as she prepares to perform her show “Left Hander in London: The Earthquake” at the Indy Fringe Festival this weekend. You can find out more about the festival and purchase tickets at indyfringe.org. After the interview, join producer Ryne Shadday for recent LGBT news headlines …

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bloomingOUT – Monthly News Discussion – August 10, 2017

BloomingOUT anchors Colin Shassberger and Erica Dorsey discuss recent LGBT+ related news in this hour long broadcast. Topics range from the new animated short titled “In a Heartbeat” to Trump’s shifting support for LGBT people. Tune in to catch up on the latest LGBT+ local and global news. Featuring music by MNEK, TWINKIDS, and Evripidis and his Tragedies. CREDITS: Anchors: …

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bloomingOUT – John Serpentelli – August 3, 2017

BloomingOUT anchors Jeff Poling and Colin Shassberger welcome animator John Serpentelli to the show. John created the series Came Out/Kicked Out, which voices the stories of homeless transgender youth. He started making documentary animation in 1992 to help give a voice to under-served populations. John has worked with kids with Asperger’s Syndrome, blind kids, and kids with special needs. John …

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bloomingOUT – Current LGBTQ+ News Discussion – July 27, 2017

Join anchors Colin Shassberger, Jeff Poling and producer Ryne Shadday for our monthly round-table discussion of recent LGBTQ+ news headlines. The hot topic of this show is the transgender military ban that was passed yesterday but the conversation covers all interactions between Trump and the LGBT community, further debate on gender neutral restrooms across the country, and Facebook categorizing LGBT …

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bloomingOUT – JJ Gufreda – July 20, 2017

Join our anchors Jeff and Erica as they chat with JJ Gufreda about transgender politics and activism. JJ will be performing her show “Left Hander in London: The Earthquake” at the Indy Fringe Festival, which is taking place August 17-27. Musical selections include “Drama” by Torraine Futurum featuring Rubby, “If You’re Hearing This” by Hook N Sling, Parson James, & …

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bloomingOUT – Josh Peters – July 6, 2017

Join our anchors Colin and Jessie as they discuss LGBTQ+ politics on the state and local level with Josh Peters, President of Indiana Stonewall Democrats. Indiana Stonewall Democrats are the LGBTQ+ constituency caucus of The Indiana Democratic Party. They are committed to pushing for civil equality for LGBTQ+ Hoosiers and accomplish this by endorsing, supporting, and voting for Democratic candidates …

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bloomingOUT – J Patrick Redmond and Patricia Smith – June 29, 2017

Join our hosts Jeff Poling and Colin Shassberger as they chat with guests J Patrick Redmond, author of Some Go Hungry, and Patricia Smith, author of The Year of Needy Girls. The four discuss being LGBT+ in the 80s and 90s, and the importance of reaching out to younger generations. Musical selections include “Little of Your Love” by HAIM, “Ominion” …

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