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The New Morality

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
What is moral?  How has morality changed and how does that effect how we make decisions and evaluate the decisions of others in politics, business, and sex?   In Behaving Badly:  The New Morality in Politics, Sex and Business. Eden Collinsworth embarks on a personal journey... Read more

Have a Positively Revolting May Day!

Airs at: Fri, 04/28/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
May Day! Join Ani and Lyn for a conversation about May Day- it's history, spiritual significance, and a look at what anarchism is (and is not).   What are you doing this Monday? Call in to the studio and let us know!  The studio line is 503-231-8187 Like the Positively Re... Read more

The Queer Music Segment: Orkis & Chanti Darling

Airs at: Tue, 04/25/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
James Dixon features queer music artists                  Joseph Lanker of Orkis and Chanticleer Trü of Chanti Darling! Orkis recently performed at Holocene earlier this year making this their Portland priemere and introducing themselves as "a multi-sensory dance music exp... Read more

Embracing Comic Tragedy

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Mary Astor’s biggest role was Brigid O’Shaughnessy.  Brigid was the love interest of Sam Spade played by Humphrey Bogart in the film, the Maltese Falcon.  But Mary Astor is most famous for what happened off screen and was recorded in her diary.   Caricaturist Edward Sorel b... Read more

The Ada Decades

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  On this edition of Radiozine Dan Johnson talks to author Paula Martinac about her novel The Ada Decades. A girl from a Carolina mill family isn't supposed to strive for a career, but Ada Shook graduates from college on a scholarship and lands a plum job as a school libr... Read more

Misfortunes of Love in Capitalism

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In 1972 British writer David Widgery wrote an article about the bitter intensity of love in capitalism, about why and how love must be tamed and commodified in capitalist society. It was recently republished on the website of Red Pepper Magazine, and here Clayton Morgare... Read more

Transpositive PDX

Airs at: Tue, 04/11/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Tuesday, April 11 6pm 90.7FM KBOO Community Radio online at or This week on Transpositive co-host Jean Bryant and the collective will continue our Trans Family and Friends series with a look at the experiences of the parents of a 19 year... Read more

Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  On this edition of Radiozine Dan Johnson talks to Dr. Loren Olson author of Finally Out. Dr. Loren A. Olson has frequently been asked two questions: How could you not know that you were gay until the age of forty? Wasn't your marriage just a sham to protect yourself at ... Read more

Lighthouse Lessons

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 10:00pm - Fri, 03/31/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Lighthouse Sessions
  Lighthouse Lessons is the media-production arm of Lighthouse Art Collective, a community which exists to empower artists and neighbors to to engage with each other and the greater civic arena to facilitate growth, equality, abundance, and fortitude through access to the ... Read more

Laverne Cox: Transgender Visibility

Airs at: Tue, 03/28/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The LGBTQ, lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer community have made significant strides in recent years in achieving legal recognition and protection. But some of the gains are being rolled back. The Trump administration revoked federal guidelines specifying th... Read more