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bloomingOUT - January 26, 2012

From: WFHB
Series: bloomingOUT
Length: 57:16

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Hosts Helen Harrell and Joshua Sutton speak with long time activist Kris Roehling; President of Spencer Pride Jonathan Balash; spoken word artist Abigail Sewell; Rosalinda Noriega Director of Outreach and Partners in Prevention Education with Safe Schools Coalition in Olympia WA Read the full description.

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Director of recruitment and volunteers with Amnesty International and long time activist Kris Roehling discusses the international human rights framework that addresses issues of discrimination, torture and violence on a global basis and in particular as relates to LGBT issues such as DOMA here in the US.  President of Spencer Pride Jonathan Balash is in studio with information about the upcoming 6th annual Spencer Pride Festival to be held 2 June 2012 on the court house square/Spencer IN.  Spoken word artist Abigail Sewell presents a new edition of “Road for the Roadless” entitled “Breaking the Claws of Oppression.” Director of Outreach and Partners in Prevention Education with Safe Schools Coalition in Olympia WA Rosalinda Noriega talks about the increasing numbers of homeless LGBT youth nationally and the organizational programming in place to assist them. Featured artist is alternative rock band G.U.T.S.  Musical selection is  “Super She” from their latest cd “It Takes Guts.”

www.amnestyusa.org

www.spencerpride.org

www.abigailasewell.blogspot.com

www.youthchangeagents.org

www.gutsband.com

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Piece Description

Director of recruitment and volunteers with Amnesty International and long time activist Kris Roehling discusses the international human rights framework that addresses issues of discrimination, torture and violence on a global basis and in particular as relates to LGBT issues such as DOMA here in the US.  President of Spencer Pride Jonathan Balash is in studio with information about the upcoming 6th annual Spencer Pride Festival to be held 2 June 2012 on the court house square/Spencer IN.  Spoken word artist Abigail Sewell presents a new edition of “Road for the Roadless” entitled “Breaking the Claws of Oppression.” Director of Outreach and Partners in Prevention Education with Safe Schools Coalition in Olympia WA Rosalinda Noriega talks about the increasing numbers of homeless LGBT youth nationally and the organizational programming in place to assist them. Featured artist is alternative rock band G.U.T.S.  Musical selection is  “Super She” from their latest cd “It Takes Guts.”

www.amnestyusa.org

www.spencerpride.org

www.abigailasewell.blogspot.com

www.youthchangeagents.org

www.gutsband.com

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