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bloomingOUT – Shane Windmeyer – September 15, 2016

On tonight’s episode, join anchors JP and Ryne as they welcome Executive Director of Campus Pride, Shane Windmeyer, to the show. Campus Pride is a nonprofit organization that helps collegiate campuses around the country create safer environments for LGBTQ+ students, and spread awareness about discrimination in the college environment. More information can be found on the Campus Pride website: campuspride.org. …

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bloomingOUT – Jacques Rozier – September 8, 2016

Tonight, join anchors JP and Ryne as they interview Jacques Rozier, a sports journalism Master’s student at the IU Media School who studies the history of LGBTQ+ athletes in the public eye and in the shadows. Tonight’s episode features music from the Black Eyed Peas and Sia; plus upcoming LGBTQ+ events from around the area. On this episode of bloomingOUT, …

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bloomingOUT – Jonathan Balash – September 1, 2016

Join anchors JP and Ryne as they interview Jonathan Balash. Jonathan is the president of Spencer Pride and a regular guest on the show; but tonight, Jonathan will talk about his and his husband, Jacob’s, journey to becoming parents- including some of the legal boundaries they had to face before the legalization of same-sex marriage in the US; as well …

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bloomingOUT – Kyle Hayes – August 25, 2016

Join anchors Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday as they interview the Volunteer Coordinator for Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest, Kyle Hayes. Kyle and the anchors talk about the upcoming 3rd annual Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest that is taking place this weekend (August 27-28) in downtown Bloomington, IN. The Fest will include an all-ages area, educational panels, local food and beverage vendors, and live …

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bloomingOUT – Sinclair – August 18, 2016

Join anchors Olivia and JP as they speak with musical artist and performer at next weekend’s Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest, Sinclair. Sinclair will share a history of how she began her musical career, her influences, and about her experiences being an Out musician. Sinclair will be performing at next weekend’s (August 27-28) Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest, which is in its third year. …

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bloomingOUT – Post-National Convention Roundtable – July 28, 2016

On tonight’s show, join anchors Janae and JP as they participate in a post Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention Roundtable discussion with bloomingOUT producer, Ryne Shadday; and special contributor Brandon Gage. This week wrapped the official nomination of Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton; who will be facing off in the upcoming November presidential election against Republican nominee and …

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bloomingOUT – Kevin Warren – July 21, 2016

Join anchors Janae Cummings and Ryne Shadday as they interview Kevin Warren from the “Pence Must Go” campaign. Janae, Kevin, and Ryne talk about the future of the campaign now that Governor Mike Pence has been officially selected as the Republican Vice Presidential candidate to run with Donald Trump in the November presidential election. Anchors and guest also talk about …

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bloomingOUT – Kevin Thornton (from Indiana Queen) – July 14, 2016

Join hosts Ryne and JP as they interview the Out frontman of alt-country group, Indiana Queen, as he talks about his choice to work in country music, his experiences as an Out musician in popular country music, and the inspirations and influences behind Indiana Queen’s sound. Plus, your weekly roundup of LGBTQ+ news headlines. This episode features music from Indiana …

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bloomingOUT – Jack Andraka – July 7, 2016

In this special episode of bloomingOUT, we hear an archived interview with out teen scientist, Jack Andraka when he first appeared on the show in September of 2015. Jack had been working on cancer research and spoke with anchors Jeff Jewel, Jeff Poling, and Ryne Shadday about his upcoming collegiate plans and the future of his research. This episode features …

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Bloomington LGBTQ+ and Ally Communities Hold Vigil for Victims of Nightclub Attacks

Bloomington’s LGBT community is reacting to the deadly shooting in Orlando, where a gunman attacked a gay nightclub during “Latin Night” and left 49 victims dead. Bloomington PRIDE and the PRISM Youth Community will be holding a candlelight vigil Tuesday night on the steps of City Hall, beginning at 7:30pm(EST). Additionally, the Back Door is having a letter writing event …

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