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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 – 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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Steve Sanders speaks on LGBTQ legal issues

Last week, WFHB’s LGBTQ public affairs show, BloomingOUT, hosted a conversation with Indiana University law professor Steve Sanders. Sanders begins by addressing the Trump administration’s reversal of a directive related to transgender access to bathrooms.

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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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Daily Local News – February 13, 2017

Trace levels of lead have been discovered in the soil at the site of a former water tank owned by the City of Bloomington Utilities; Indiana transportation officials have announced yet another change to the Interstate 69 construction schedule; The city of Bloomington hired an interim director of planning and transportation two weeks after the departure of the former director; …

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Local Groups Hold LGBTQ Youth Assistance Training

According to the Centers for Disease Control, LGBTQ high school students experience higher rates of certain health risks than heterosexual youth. Sam Harrell is a county services specialist with Middle Way House, and an adult leader with Prism Youth Community. PRISM is an inclusive group offering social support for LGBTQ+ youth. Harrell and the Indiana Youth Institute are partners in a …

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bloomingOUT – The Resolution Episode – January 5, 2017

Happy New Year from the bloomingOUT crew! For the first episode of 2017, join bloomingOUT producer, Ryne Shadday; and associate producer, Sarah Hetrick, for an episode of discussion on what the bloomingOUT team can do to better serve intersectional communities within the queer and ally spectrum. We here at bloomingOUT on WFHB have big hopes for 2017, and we hope …

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bloomingOUT – Featured Organization – CampusPride

The bloomingOUT crew will be taking a hiatus for the holiday this week, but in honor of the holiday season and the end of the giving year, we will be featuring interviews from LGBTQ nonprofit organizations that we have interviewed on the program. We at bloomingOUT would like remind everyone that in honor of the season of giving, we encourage …

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bloomingOUT – Robert Ping-Slater – December 8, 2016

Join anchors JP and Ryne as they interview the President of the Quarryland Men’s Chorus and regular guest to the program, Robert Ping-Slater. Tonight, Rob talks about recent concerts, outreach, and upcoming events from the Quarryland Men’s Chorus – including a later-than-normal Winter Concert taking place on December 17th and 18th. Tonight’s episode features music from the Quarryland Men’s Chorus, …

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