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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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bloomingOUT – Mark Lee Interview & Spencer PRIDE Coverage – June 9, 2016

Join bloomingOUT for a special episode featuring a previous interview with photographer and historian, Mark Lee. Mark’s initial interview with bloomingOUT anchors in 2015 featured a discussion about the release of his new (at the time) exhibition, “A Visual Journey: From AIDS to Marriage Equality.” As a special event for Indy PRIDE week, the exhibition is being revived and hosted …

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bloomingOUT – Suzanne Westenhoefer – June 2, 2016

Join anchor Jeff Poling in a special two-part interview with the guest host of this year’s upcoming (June 4 & 5!!) Spencer PRIDE festival, comedienne Suzanne Westenhoefer! JP and Suzanne talk about her history as an openly out comedienne with a decade-spanning career, her experiences with public stand up comedy, and her active involvement with the LGBTQ+ community. This episode …

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bloomingOUT – Jonathan Balash and Judi Epp with Spencer PRIDE – May 19, 2016

Join anchors Janae and Schuyler as they interview two regulars to the program: Jonathan Balash and Judi Epp with Spencer PRIDE! Jonathan and Judi talk about some exciting events, guests, entertainment, and more at the annual Spencer PRIDE festival, taking place in Spencer, Indiana the weekend of June 4-5. This episode features music from Tegan and Sara, and STYX; plus …

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bloomingOUT – Jonas Schrodt – May 12, 2016

Join anchors Janae and Jeff as they interview local Bloomington comedian, Jonas Schrodt. Jonas talks about the upcoming Limestone Comedy Festival and his life as a stand-up comedian in Bloomington. This episode features music from Michael Longoria, from the Broadway adaptation of Jersey Boys; and the artist, P!nk. This episode also features a new segment of our weekly feature, “Open …

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bloomingOUT – Gina Eilers – May 5, 2016

Join hosts Olivia Davidson and Ryne Shadday as they talk with Gina Eilers, a transgender blogger and activist. Our music tonight was “The Strangest War” by Indiana Queen and “Lavender Country” by Lavender Country. Hosts Ryne Shadday and Olivia Davidson Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Ryne Shadday Engineer Andrew Sims

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bloomingOUT – Janae Cummings – April 28, 2016

Join Ryne Shadday as he interviews the newest member of the bloomingOUT crew, Janae Cummings. Janae talks about her life and what brought her to be the newest crew member of the bloomingOUT team. Ryne and Janae deliver headlines, news, and events from the LGBTQ+ community. This episode features music from Ani DeFranco, Nick Jonas, and Demi Lovato; plus an …

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