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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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bloomingOUT – Jonathan Balash of Spencer Pride – April 6, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin and JP as they welcome Jonathan Balash to the show! Jonathan discusses what’s new with Spencer Pride as well as plans for this year’s festival. The bloomingOUT crew also shares reasons for the community to support WFHB during out Spring Fund Drive. Tonight’s episode features your weekly LGBTQ+ news roundup from bloomingOUT News Director, Noelle Philipps; …

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bloomingOUT – Mrs. Kasha Davis – March 30, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin and Grace as they welcome Mrs. Kasha Davis to the show! Mrs. Kasha Davis was a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race, season 7. She talks with Grace and Colin about drag as an art, the experience on the show time on the show, and her own experience into developing her character. Tonight’s episode features your weekly …

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bloomingOUT – Current Events Roundtable – March 23, 2017

Tonight on bloomingOUT, join anchors Colin, Grace, and JP as they host a Current Events Roundtable with bloomingOUT producer, Ryne Shadday. Our roundtable discussion will cover many current notable events that have been in the news lately, such as Kentucky’s recent passing of a ‘religious freedom’ bill, the backlash over YouTube restrictions of LGBTQ content, and other current LGBTQ+ headline …

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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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