• 00:31

    Perfecting Failure- Going Potty w/a Transgendered Kid

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Perfecting Failure I will be interviewing a VERY important guest, my daughter, Kelsie. Kelsie is here to talk about the passing of Assembly Bill 1266 that will go into effect January 1st, 2014, allowing children who are transgendered to use the facilities designated to the gender they identify with as opposed to the gender they were born. So far, we've only heard things from an adult's point of view but tonight we'll hear from a 9 year old's point of view.

  • 00:30

    Rae Spoon: Transgendered Musician and Author

    in Art

    Rae Spoon is a transgendered musician and author who lives in Montreal. They have toured extensively over the past twelve years in Canada as well as internationally (Europe, the USA and Australia). Having started out as a country artist and later composed more experimental/electronic material, Rae has always kept songwriting at the forefront of their music.
    I Can’t Keep All Of Our Secrets is Rae’s most recent release. A pop/electronic album about the complexity of grief, it focuses on a particular experience of loss—Rae wrote the album in the wake of a friend’s sudden death. With palpable emotion, the songs map the topography of loss and of attachment that extends beyond death. Musically, I Can’t Keep All Of Our Secrets is Rae’s most electronic album to date. Its heavily programmed production, analog synths and distorted electric guitars mark Rae’s musical progress from electronic experimentation to the establishment of their own style in the genre.
    Rae’s first book, First Spring Grass Fire, was published by Arsenal Pulp Press in September 2012. The book, which honours the brief moments of hope for a world outside of the narrator’s evangelical family, is a collection of short stories heavily inspired by coming of age queer in Alberta. Through realizing they must escape where they are from, the book’s narrator begins a journey towards finding acceptance and a safe home.
    Rae was long-listed for the Polaris Music Prize in 2008 (superioryouareinferior) as well as nominated for two CBC Radio 3 Bucky Awards in 2010. They won the CBC Galaxie Rising Stars award in 2004. Rae’s personal essay Femme Cowboy can be found in the 2012 Lambda Literary Award–nominated anthology Persistence.
    Visit http://raespoon.com

  • 01:01

    The number don't add up.

    in Politics

    Good morning. Today, on The Meter we cover the recent economic news that seems to contrast with the President's approval numbers. Is there economic recovery or continued stagnation? Also, Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal will be charged with desertion. Bowe Bergdhal was exchanged for 5 terrorists inspite of reports from members of his own unit that he had left his post without permission. President Obama and National Securoty Advisor Susan Rice said repeeatly that Bergdhal had served honorably. Does this exchange threaten national security? Governor Mike Pence (R) IN has signed a bill into law that protects religious freedom. Under the new law no one can be forced to do business if it violates their religious principles. Protests and boycotts are brewing claiming the law discriminates against gay and transgendered citizens. Also, Hillary Clinton was under subpoena to release all documents regarding Benghazi, however she advised Congress that she deleted everything from her server. Was a crime committed. Please join the debate at 9:00 AM. The call in number is (347) 308-8933. Your input is essential. 

  • 00:37

    Aydian Dowling chats with us about LGBT activism, A Lions Fears, and MORE

    in LGBT

    Aydian Dowling is an FTM transgender activist from Patchogue, Long Island. Aydian documented his own transition on YouTube as a way to voice his thoughts, fears, and successes; as well as offer a support mechanism for others looking to transition. His YouTube channel, A Lions Fears, quickly became popular and to date, has nearly 200 videos, reaches over 11k followers, and has more than 1 million views. In 2011, Aydian was chosen as one of three LGBT persons to have their stories showcased on the Emmy Nominated It Gets Better Project on MTV. Aydian and his now wife, Jenilee, spoke of their soon to be wedding and the challenges transgendered couples face when planning to wed. 2011 also marked the year Aydian Launched Point5cc, the first of its kind, stealth clothing company designed to highlight transgender pride. Point5cc also supply free binders to those in need throughout the community and offers $1,000 scholarships, annually, for individual surgery funds. Point5cc is the first binder exchange program that has been adopted by LGBT centers around the USA and its clothing has been worn by notable advocates such as Dan Savage of the It Gets Better Project, and Buck Angel. Point5cc is also a special feature on the Matthew Shepard Foundation youth website called Matthews Place. Aydian presented to his peers on the topic of Masculinizing Your Body at the 2013 Southern Comfort Conference, in Atlanta, GA; which followed his 2012 presentation on the topic of Emotional Transition. Aydian has also done interviews with Fusion TV, FTM Magazine, the Trevor Project, as well as spoken at colleges such as Montana State and University of Oregon. Aydian continues his mission to help others by answering hundreds of emails a month and documenting his ongoing transition.

  • 00:23

    State Sovereignty: The Estep Saga Continues, Springfield and SOGI

    in Politics Conservative

    On January 22 of this year, Bob Estep was pulled over in a routine traffic stop in Christian County. That's about as far as we go with any consistency between what police say happened and what Estep says happened. New releases from the police department of Sparta this week widen the chasm even more between the reports of how the incident really went down. We'll continue our coverage tonight.


    Somehow the Springfield newspaper managed to squeeze the Estep story in amongst the pages crowded with stories of how the "haters" want to encourage discrimination, who the "good Christians" and "bad Christians" are, and their hollow cries to expand the inequalities extended to special classes of people. We'll discuss the upcoming Springfield vote to recall the expansion of special privelege to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people.


    Join us live at 7PM Missouri Time. Call and participate at 347-677-1835.

  • 00:42

    SPECIAL LOVE: Meet Madison Alexis, Shares Her LBGT Journey, From Male to Female

    in Relationships

    MADAM COACH.will air a BONUS pre-recorded show this Saturday, February 14th at 5:30 pm CST about SPECIAL SOUL-LOVE to be "True Thy Self." Her guest will be MADISON ALEXIS, a Transgendered Woman, talking about her journey, her family,and the reason she wanted to share her experiences with all of us and those in the LBGT communtiy who find themselves at the same crossroad. She feels her calling to be a "role model" to support others transitioning through the stages as a transgendered person. 


    Don't miss this show. However, if your do after the live show a podcast will be posted my FB page.


     


     

  • 01:13

    Transgendered Author Kaitlin Sine Riordan Tells All

    in LGBT

    In her powerful book, Bondage of Self, Kaitlin Sine Riordan writes, "Born breached, alcoholic, drug addicted and transgendered, the first steps out of my mother's womb was the beginning of a world ful of guilt, shame, anxiety, anger, fear and pride, all of which had to be overcome in order to live a life of serenity."
    We collectively share our experience, strength and hope in the struggle, to grasp more fully as a worldwide community that, while some of us are safe in LGBTQ-friendly communities, most of us are still in great danger if we dare to simply be who we are.
    Click here for instructions on how to Skype into the show from anywhere in the world for free.
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  • 00:57

    Ms. P and Phoenix Rising chat with Aydian Dowling

    in LGBT

    Aydian Dowling, founder of Point 5cc Clothing, is an FTM transgender activist from Long Island, New York. Aydian documented his own transition on YouTube as a way to voice his thoughts, fears, and successes; as well as offer a support mechanism for others looking to transition. His YouTube channel, A Lions Fears, quickly became popular and, to date, has nearly 250 videos, reaches over 14,000 followers, and has more than 1.5 milllion views.


    In 2011, Aydian was chosen as one of three LGBT persons to have their stories showcased on the Emmy Nominated It Gets Better Project on MTV. Aydian and his now wife, Jenilee, spoke of their soon-to-be wedding and the challenges transgendered couples face when planning to wed. 2011 also marked the year Aydian launched Point 5cc.  Aydian has presented to his peers on the topic of “Masculinizing Your Body” at the 2013 Southern Comfort Conference in Atlanta, which followed his 2012 presentation on the topic of Emotional Transition. Aydian has also spoke at events such as FTM Fitcon, TDOR Long Island, TDOR Eugene, University of Oregon and Montana State University.


    Aydian continues his mission to help others by giving back through services of his company point 5cc, answering hundreds of emails a month and documenting his ongoing transition.

  • 02:45

    Tony Trupiano: The Voice of the People for Wedneday, March 11, 2015

    in Politics Progressive

    On Wednesday, March 11, 2015 joining Tony on The Voice of the People is:


    Don’t forget we now have an App for the show.  Just visit Igluradio.com and download it today.



    Susan Demas, Editor and Publisher of Inside Michigan Politics and political columnist at MLive.com joins the show to discuss her unique and honest look at the issues that are affecting all of us, and some more than others.
    Congresswoman Debbie Dingell checks in to discuss a variety of issues, including women in the workplace, protecting the Great Lakes and a heartfelt gesture to make out Veterans feel loved, and it is working!
    Michelle Fox-Phillips pitch hits for Amy Hunter this week as we explore the politics of the Transgender community, even within the LGBTQ community and what you will hear may surprise you!
    Roz Keith, a loving mother, an amazing activist and a story that will melt your heart and encourage you beyond belief.
    Peter Ruark with the Michigan League for Public Policy checks in about Adult Education and the dirty little secret you don’t know…YET.
    Doug Cunningham, the anchor of WIN News joins Tony to bring us up to date on Labor issues and many others as we continue our on-going series with the Worker’s Independent News Network.


    You are always welcome to join us on-air by calling 855-381-8795. Find us on Facebook by searching for Tony Trupiano: The Voice of the People and AUNAmerica, and on Twitter @tonytrupiano and @aunamerica.

  • 02:01

    Transgender Comfort Levels and Opposite Sex BFF'S

    in Radio

    Tonight is going to be one of those "Fun" Shows that people tell how they really feel. The Good Stuff! We will discuss how being Transgendered is viewed upon now vs a decade ago. Also the Rights they have and the Rights you have. Also, we will be talking about Opposite Sex BFF's. Is your new potential Spouse just supposed to accept the way it is? Who are yoi tying to get a Future out of, your Friend or your new Lover. A decision has yo be mde to some degree at some point.

  • 03:00

    Tony Trupiano: The Voice of the People for February 25, 2015

    in Politics

    On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 joining Tony on The Voice of the People are:



    Susan Demas, columnist with Mlive.com and Editor and Publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, takes us literally inside the Michigan GOP convention, and teaches us a little history lesson as well.

    Brendan Fischer, General Counsel with the Center for Media and Democracy, is embroiled in the fight to fight Right to Work in Wisconsin, and for those of us in Michigan it will sound all too familiar.

    Amy Hunter joins Tony as we continue our on-going series on LGBTQ rights…and the struggle continues as well.

    Garrett Arwa, Executive Director of the Michigan Democratic Party calls in to discuss a $70 million purchase for a new state Senate office building.  Is it necessary?  The answer won’t surprise you, but the alternative just might.

    Ferndale attorney, and one of the Good Guys, Jim Rasor, joins Tony to discuss a local case of a Transgendered teenager and why President Obama needs to be thanked.  Don’t understand?  Tune in to find out.

    Doug Cunningham, “The Voice” of WIN News gets more than three minutes and, boy oh boy, does he have a lot on his mind


    You are always welcome to join us on-air by calling 855-381-8795. Find us on Facebook by searching for Tony Trupiano: The Voice of the People and AUNAmerica, and on Twitter @tonytrupiano and @aunamerica.

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