Outright Radio

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  • Location: Cambridge, MA
Outright Radio is the leading nationally syndicated radio show featuring the extraordinary true stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered folks, distributed by Public Radio International* and broadcast on nearly 100 stations across the US. Outright Radio is a recipient of the 2003 Edward R. Murrow Award and the NFCB's Golden and Silver Reels for 2000 and 2001, respectively. The mission of Outright Radio is to help eliminate homophobia based on ignorance and invisibility by featuring true-life stories of out lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual role models sharing our stories and struggles in top-quality national radio specials. Our program focuses on the unique experiences of everyday people in a series of hour-long, skillfully-edited, theme-based radio storybooks. It is a tapestry of music, narration, and interviews. Outright Radio is gay life in the first person. We feature stories from the broad spectrum of LGBT culture. From queer youth, elders, and transexual's stories, to segments about a lesbian surfer, a gay trucker, gay and lesbian Native Americans, homeless youth, and gay marriage, Outright Radio offers compelling radio accessible to all audiences. Outright Radio producers include:
Dmae Roberts *Our shows are available for broadcast on any non-PRI public radio station after October 1 of each year.

Series

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8 Pieces

Series 2000

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5 Pieces

Outright Radio Series 2001

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4 Pieces

Outright Radio Series 2002

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6 Pieces

Outright Radio Series 2003

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5 Pieces

Fascinating, entertaining and intriguing radio featuring the lives and stories of America's gay community.


Pieces

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Two woment that don't fit in the box of Queer

Bought by WGDR, Spokane Public Radio, KWCW, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: May 28, 2006
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 4
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A Gay Prom: gay and lesbian youth have a regional dance and the adults who protect them from protesters

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KPFA, and KWCW


  • Added: May 28, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Stories from gay folks who left their mark in the world

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KQED, WXXI, and KWCW


  • Added: May 28, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Patrick returns to help his estranged father die of AIDS

  • Added: May 28, 2006
  • Length: 28:54
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Two transgender stories from Joan Schuman

Bought by KGNU


  • Added: May 28, 2006
  • Length: 28:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Stories of gay folks who stood up to their oppressors and kicked butt.

Bought by North State Public Radio, KZYX, and KWCW


  • Added: May 28, 2006
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 3
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Growing up Queer in America

Bought by KZYX and KWCW


  • Added: May 28, 2006
  • Length: 21:46
  • Purchases: 2
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HIV/AIDS in the gay community in 2004

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KPVL, 90.5 WSNC, WETA, and KWCW


  • Added: May 27, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Stories of folks who lead their lives off the well-worn path of gay life in America.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WGDR, and KWCW


  • Added: May 27, 2006
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 3
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Stories of folks who have left the large urban gay centers for smaller cities, looking to start over...and what happens when they get there.

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WGBH Radio Boston, WCAI / WNAN, and KWCW


  • Added: May 27, 2006
  • Length: 58:42
  • Purchases: 4