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bloomingOUT – Bloomington North United Students Discussion – February 22, 2018

BloomingOUT hosts lead a conversation with guests about problems concerning gender identity in the school systems. They also welcome a new co-host, Grant Rollins, a local youtube content maker and social-media guru; to discuss Queer pop-culture. ​​They are joined in the studio by Greg Chaffin, a guidance counselor from Bloomington High School North. Greg was the 2014 Indiana Counselor of the …

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BloomingOUT – Tim Donovan – February 1, 2018

Madison True, 2018.

BloomingOUT hosts Frankie, Rachel, and Alex discuss the evolving literature and psychiatric understanding of the LGBTQ community. They’re joined in the studio by Bloomington-based therapist Tim Donovan, who speaks to how mental illness, and stigma, impacts the LGBTQ community. Tonight we will be featuring the music from Bloomington band, Sleeping Bag with a selection from their 2017 release, “Wet.” It was …

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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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Pride Film Fest Co-Director on Upcoming Scheduled Pride Events

The 11th Annual Bloomington Pride Film Festival takes place tonight, Saturday, and Sunday at the Buskirk Chumley Theater. Its films will explore a wide variety of issues and situations involving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities. The weekend-long festival also includes live performances, a dance party, and a mass LGBTQ wedding. Correspondent Lauren Glapa spoke with co-director Sarah Perfetti …

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Bloomington City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Same-Sex Marriage in Response to HJR6

The Bloomington City Council passed a resolution in support of same-sex marriage yesterday. The four-page resolution was a response to House Joint Resolution 6, which seeks to add a same-sex marriage ban to the Indiana Constitution. One of the resolution’s sponsors, Council Member Susan Sandberg, defended the council’s choice to take a position on the issue. “This is the right …

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