Making Contact, for June 12, 2009 - 1:30pm
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June is Pride month. Every year across the country and around the world––lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer people and those who support them gather to march, protest and celebrate.
Over the past two decades, there have been profound transformations of human and civil rights for queer people in this country. Still, LGBTQ perspectives are largely absent from public discourse – especially the views of young queer people. On this edition, we hear from queer youth who are making radio to share their stories, perspectives and create social change.
First Segment: “Dia’s Diary” Producers: Dia Fallana, Robbie Francis, Noah Miller 2003
Second Segment: “Comics All Around” Producer: Thao To 2007
Third Segment: “Glasnot” Producer: Alla Pekareva 2005
Fourth Segment: “Riot Boyyy”
Producer: Diego Ruiz 2008
“Bean Bag” by Neurowaxx
“New Radio” by Bikini Kill