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BloomingOut – Spencer Pride

On this week’s episode of BloomingOut, we welcome Judi Epp and Marissa Mallo from Spencer Pride. Judi is the Volunteer Coordinator for Spencer Pride, and Marissa is a director for the organization. We spoke a little bit last week about some big news for Spencer Pride, and we wanted to make sure to give time to find out what is …

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Kite Line- August 25, 2017: Kara Wild- From the Midwest to a French Prison

This week’s story is that of Kara Wild. An anarchist prisoner from Chicago, Kara is a trans woman who has been in a French prison for over a year and a half. We first give some background on her case, and then hear from her friends and loved ones, who share some stories about Kara. We close with a song …

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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 – 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 – 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 – Steve Sanders – December 1, 2016

Join anchors JP and Sarah as they interview Maurer School of Law faculty member and lawyer, Professor Steve Sanders. Steve will be discussing the legal issues of LGBTQ+ Americans that could potentially be affected by president-elect Donald Trump and vice president-elect, Mike Pence. This episode features music from Jack Colwell and Conleth Kane. Tonight’s episode will also feature a new …

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Activate! Spencer Pride: Judi Epp

Spencer Pride supports the rural LGBTQI community in South Central Indiana and beyond. Listen as Executive Director, Volunteer Coordinator, and Treasurer Judi Epp discusses why our rural communities are in particular need of resources and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex people. Spencer Pride cultivates compassion and community, and offers a range of services that are often …

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bloomingOUT – Orlando Discussion – June 23, 2016

Tonight on bloomingOUT, hosts Janae Cummings and Jeff Poling further discuss news and developments regarding the Orlando mass shooting at Pulse nightclub. Music tonight was “Stand by You” by Rachel Platten, “Change” by Christina Aguilera, “Pulse” by Melissa Etheridge, and our tribute song, “Forty-Nine Times” by Brandon Parsons. Executive Producer : Joe Crawford Producer : Ryne Shadday Engineers : Sarah …

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Christmas Eve – bloomingOUT – December 24, 2015

The bloomingOUT crew shares Christmas memories and traditions. Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson

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bloomingOUT – Robert Ping-Slater – December 3, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Poling and Olivia Davidson as they chat with Quarryland Men’s Chorus President and chorus member Robert Ping-Slater about the group’s upcoming holiday concert. Plus, music from Quarryland Men’s Chorus, a new episode of “Open Doors,” and our event calendar. Hosts – Jeff Poling, Olivia Davidson Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineers – …

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