KPFA Radio Presents:
An Alternative to Pride - Special Queer Programing
Queer Voices: Beyond The Queer Mainstream
Archives for Sunday, June 30th
An alternative to Gay pride Queer Voices: Beyond the Queer Mainstream, 7 hours of special queer programming, and hear radical and marginalized queer voices going beyond the mainstream gay movement.
You will hear voices from the lgbt community from around the world and around the bay bringing you cutting edge queer art, culture and analysis. We will present a radical critique of same sex marriage and a critique of the mainstreaming of the gay movement. and you will hear the voices of queer immigrants orgainizing to be heard , black transmen finding healing, queer activists in europe, russia and elsewhere challenging homophobia in their cultures and racism in their own queer community and much more. Join us as we celebrate Queer pride with the rainbow of voices of the progressive lgbt community
This programs were aired on Sunday June 30th, 2013
9 am - 11 am
A look at the evolution of Pride from the 70's to the present with activist, Charlie Hinton.
Issues for LGBTQ Youth with Denny David, Deputy Director LYRIC, Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center.
What Did the Supreme Court Say? with Melissa Goodman of the ACLU and Jenny Pizer of Lambda Legal
11 am - 12 noon
Radical queer activists Dean Spade, Kenyon Farrow and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore explain about what is wrong with the focus on Gay marriage, gay’s’ in the military and the mainstreaming of the gay movement what a radical queer movement would look like)
12 noon – 1 pm
Homonationalism and Pinkwashing
Sarah Schulman and Jabir Puar talk about how the some gays have become incorporated into the state and Gay rights is now being used by some states like Israel to demonstrate how democratic they are to disguise their human rights abuses of Palestinians by Israel or racism in the U.S
1pm - 2 pm
Black Trans men talk about dealing with the trauma of Transphobia, racism and sexism and finding healing in poetry, community and activism; and the voices of homeless Queers surviving in NYC.
2pm - 3pm
Undocuqueer or undocumented Queer immigrants coming out and organizing with the Immigrant rights movement and a critique by Yasmin Nair;and gay bar owner Concetta DeLuca talks about life before Stonewall, in a small gay bar 50 years ago.
3pm - 4pm
Will look at the complex identities and struggles of transnational queers, especially those from Muslim countries like Egypt, Kyrgyzstan; and humorist PhDyke Mickey Eliason, talks about her book the Dyke Diagnostic Manual and the “multi-faceted pathological phenomenon” she terms dyke drama.
4pm - 5pm
We talk to 5 Queer Activist about how they integrate healing into their activism.
5pm - 6pm
A urgent poem for Bradley Manning, by Angelina Llongueras; A commentary of the offical gay pride day in San Francisco with James Albert; Democracy Now! en Español; Plus, Synthpop from Mexico City with Maria Campos and David Chacón.
6:30 pm - 7:30pm
Excerpts from Queer Rebels production panel of queer Asian American activists and artists; childhood sexual abuse in the Queer community; and Fire Dragon Love Sauce, the “official” hot sauce for gay marriage, created by Filipino and Colombian performance artists.