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Tonight we are going to discuss the 1st International "Straight Black Pride Movement (SBPM)."
Host Rick Lasky continues his discussion on fire service history with Professor Glenn Corbett of John Jay College, where they delve into the history of the term "runs" in the fire service, leather fire helmets, the flamboyance of the early fire service, and other topics. (Replay of a show from December 2007)
Pride is defined as having a great opinion of oneself. Pride is also being happy with who you are. The former can make a person become insensitive to others and their feelings. The latter can be folks who are comfortable in their own skin. June is pride month in many places around the world. As people who transgender, gay, lesbian. bisexual, queer and other gender variant people celebrate their uniqueness, I am reminded that God created each of us in his own image. Each one of us has been created as we are. Each one of us has a story to tell. No one should ever be of the way God made them.
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When the Delta Foundation announced their headliner entertainer wass Iggy Azalea, many in the Western PA area were outraged and many LGBTQ persons of color felt especially alienated from Pittsburgh Pride. However, the selection of Azalea was just the last in a long list of incidents which leave many feeling as if the Delta Foundation doesn't care about the local LGBTQ community, but rather organizes Pride for white cis males alone. From the outrage came the organization of Roots Pride Pittsburgh.
My guest for this episode is Joy KMT, one of the co-organizers for the protest against Delta and the organizing effort to form Roots Pride Pittsburgh. We will talk about the Iggy controversy, and how a grassroots oriented Pride will serve Western PA's LGBTQAI com munity.
Here are some links for more about Roots Pride Pittsburgh:
Roots Pride Pittsburgh Event on Facebook
Protest Page on Facebook
In this rebroadcast of a program from December 2007, Rick Lasky has a sit down with Glenn Corbett, Fire Engineering Technical Editor and fire service historian, to discuss some of the traditions of the fire service. In this installment, they discuss the history of the periodical that would become Fire Engineering and how it chronicled the early fire service in the United States.
TOPIC: Is It Your Pain? Or, Is It Your PRIDE?
Have you ever been rejected?
Have you ever had a bad breakup, or gone through a divorce? Was the real reason you/they left because of your/their pride?
Maybe you've been laid off, or perhaps been asked to resign from a job?
What is good PRIDE?
What is bad PRIDE?
What is PRIDE and where is it? .
What does the scripture say about PRIDE?
Can PRIDE take you out of fellowship with God?
Are you full of PRIDE?
Featured Guest: Rev. Rickey Jasper, Dr. Pamela Love Manning
Call a friend, invite a neighbor. This show is one that you don't want to miss.
Pittsburgh PrideFest is an afternoon-long event where organizations and businesses have booths and many visit these following the Pride March. Additionally, PrideFest has entertainment, much of it local, which is often overlooked or overshadowed. My gues for this episode is Richard Parsakian, a long-time LGBTQ advocate and a volunteer who helps organize the entertainment at PrideFest.
The 1st Straight Black Pride Movement (SBPM) International weekend celebration was an absolute success. The cookout on Saturday and the Convention on Sunday were well attended and everyone had a phenomenol time.
Go to the Straight Black Pride @:
You can see videos and pics from the weekend.
Straight Black Pride Movement (SBPM)