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Isn't It Queer

  • 2024-05-22 - Black & Queer Roundtable!

    22 MAY. 2024 · Jonny sits down with Janine Armstrong and Daniel Killins, both members of the Southern Illinois University Registered Student Organization (RSO), The Intersectionality Project (TIP), to discuss the Black and Queer Roundtable. They discuss very personal experiences of intersectional identities and articulate why identiy affirming organizations that explore intersectionality are so important for students in higher education. The queerness is real. The Blackness is real! And all of it is real together!
    59m 3s
  • 2024-05-15 It's Storytelling and Queer World Making, Momma!

    15 MAY. 2024 · Jonny and Heather remember their mothers through sharing stories. They also celebrate new episodes of Doctor Who. Then they lean into how both of these sets of stories reveal something about the centrality of story telling and world making to queer and trans advocacy. They end with descriptions of two upcoming events in Southern Illinois that feature queer storytelling.
    58m 12s
  • 2024-05-08 - Stormy Weather

    8 MAY. 2024 · Jonny and Heather weave together a whole lotta stories around the theme of the seasonal return of storms. Primary attention is given to the return of trans bans in bathrooms and a forgotten/erased history of trans folks as the UK celebrates its first Trans+ History Week. Along the way, we blow by Stormy Daniels, Elon Musk and JK Rowling, a shortened Chicago Pride Parade, and David Tennant telling transphobes to f##k off. It's a whirlwind of a show!
    58m 2s
  • 2024-05-01 - Political Patience, The Long Game

    1 MAY. 2024 · Jonny and Heather discuss some good legislative and judicial news for LGBTQ+ folks, including Biden EOs that explicitly include LGBTQ+ folks in Title IX and the Affordable Care Act. We also look at a good decision on trans health coverage from the fourth district court of appeals and great news about Maine becoming a transgender and reproductive health sanctuary state. Across all of these stories, we recognize the benefit of waiting and the patience to get the legislation right, even at a time when we want immediate action. We end the show with some exciting news about returing drag queens--one excellent, one quite quite sketchy.
    58m 19s
  • 2024-04-24 - Queer Ecology!

    24 ABR. 2024 · Jonny, on his own this week, reflects on Earth Day and the queer leadership behind the All Species Puppet Parade as an entry into a broader consideration of Queer Ecology. Queer and trans folks, as it turns out, have a lot to offer to environmental advocacy and policy.
    58m 34s
  • 2024-04-17 Taxes Make Us Think About Money

    17 ABR. 2024 · Jonny and Heather, in the wake of Tax Day, discuss a variety of current events including the start of the Trump trial in New York, Arizona's new/old abortion law from the 19th Century, and the latest excuses from JK Rowling. In the back half of the show they discuss the difference in how the major Presidential campaigns are appealing to LGBTQ+ voters. They also cover new drivers license policy in Illinois as well as end of the school year LGBTQ+ events in Southern Illinois.
    58m 45s
  • 2024-04-10 - Eclipse Recap

    10 ABR. 2024 · Jonny and Heather recover from the spiritual and scientific celebration of a total eclipse of the sun. They share their experiences of it as well as the Trans Easter Service Heather helped create at the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship, They go off on the hypocrisy of conservative so-called "Christians" who use theur alleged faith to justify hate, discrimination, and prejudice, In the back half of the show, they lean into championing diversity and wind up full circle, back at the eclipse,
    58m 6s
  • 2024-04-03 - Lift Up Your Voice!!!

    3 ABR. 2024 · Jonny talks with Morgan Robertson of the Gender Affirming Voice Clinic at the SIU Clinical Center about transgender vocal therapy. They also recap the Rainbow Cafe's Transgender Resource fair this last weekend and weigh in on the the Rightwing outrage over the Biden acknowledgement of both TDOV and Easter happening on the same day.  If you are interested in the Gender Affirming Voice Clinic, you can reach the clinic at 618-453-2361 or contact Morgan at morgan.robertson@siu.edu
    58m 23s
  • 2024-03-27 TDOV Good and Bad

    27 MAR. 2024 · Jonny and Heather pair the good news with the bad news while setting up announcements of various observations of Trans Day of Visibility in Southern Illinois. There is much in the day and in the news to celebrate while also keeping our eyes on the ways it is hard out here for the LGBTQ+ community.
    58m 28s
  • 2024-03-20 - Ways To Say Goodbye

    20 MAR. 2024 · Jonny interviews Craig Gingrich-Philbrook about his upcoming show, "Ways To Say Goodbye" in the Marion Kleinau Theatre. This is queer autobiographical performance art exploring some of the root causes of Craig's struggle with Functional Neurological Disorder. 
    59m 3s
A weekly LGBT talk show on community radio station WDBX 91.1 covering news and topics of interest to Southern Illinois LGBTQ communities.
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