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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)
In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, teen hosts Grace, Morh'ese, and Sarah discuss LGBTQ issues and culture.
Pride Month is celebrated each June in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Riots. The purpose of the month is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally. For more information on Pride Month, visit the Library of Congress website.
For more information on the Q Center, visit their webpage or call 315-701-2431. The Q Center is a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth, their families and allies to gather. The goal of the Q center is to create a safe space and a safer community for all.
Listen to our supplemental discussion at the CanTeen here.
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June is LGBTQ Pride Month. Despite the popular images of wealthy LGB celebrities, many queer and trans* people are low-income. Employment discrimination, lack of health insurance, homelessness, and other factors make LGBT people particularly vulnerable to the impact of economic inequality. Gay and lesbian families (especially the latter) are significantly more likely to be living below the poverty line than heterosexual married families, and children in gay and lesbian households are twice as likely to live in poverty as compared to children in homes with heterosexual parents. And given the legacy of racism in the U.S., the statistics are even worse for LGBT people of color. Other concerns include: trans justice and violence against LGBTQ youth. (http://www.buzzfeed.com/hfetter/7-lgbt-issues-that-matter-more-than-marriage-fk74)
Today’s guest is Andy Humm. Andy has been a gay activist since 1974 helping lead the fight for New York City's gay rights bill that passed in 1986 through the efforts of the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay rights and getting explicit AIDS education in the public schools in the 1990s through his work as director of education at the Hetrick-Martin Institute for LGBT youth. A lifelong journalist as well, he has co-hosted the national "Gay USA" television program weekly since 1985 and writes regularly for the Gay City News and Gotham Gazette. Andy Humm was host of WNET-TV's "Informed Sources" weekly reporters' roundtable in the 1990s. Mr. Humm's work has also appeared in the NY Times, Daily News, and Post.
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.
this interview is a part of a larger series highlighting Pride activities in Pittsburgh. My guest for this episode is Tara Marie who is the co-founder and organizer of the upcoming Latin LGBTQ Pride event.
Here's the Facebook group for LGBTQ Pride Pittsburgh: https://www.facebook.com/events/718155584959626/
Join American White History Month this Thursday 5th March, 2015 with host Karin Smith and two great guests.
Cuan Elgin "A True Story of South Africa - BULALA".
Deeply researched, the Scottish-Irish-descended South African-born author travelled over 15,500 miles [25,000 km.] across South Africa to every historical site mentioned in the narrative, in his first-hand investigative research. You will learn, laugh, and cry—but more importantly, understand the actual events which transpired in this controversial, southern-most African nation, without the bias of the media or the pressured slant of special-interest groups.
Joining us will be Don Deon -
I started the Southern African Commonwealth (Bondstaat) initiative which aims to reconnect all Southern Africa’s diverse people with their heritage and culture and traditions. The first step in this for the Afrikaner people was to setup the SAUK Nuus news website and facebook page. This is vital to give the people their identity back and also crucial in the fight against all the forms of genocide.
I am fighting for TRUE diversity, TRUE multiculturism and True Independence in South Africa for the minorities, and worldwide...
This will be a very informative and entertaining show - so dial in, call in - we look forward to hearing from you
The Voice of Leadership welcomes back the fabulous Rick Tamlyn with his continuing series: This Just In with Rick Tamlyn! In this episode of This Just In, Rick riffs about the independent film, PRIDE and unlikely allies.
Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and Master Certified Coach (MCC) as designated by the International Coach Federation, and senior trainer for The Coaches Training Institute, a world-renowned coach training and leadership development organization, Rick brings philosophies to the world such as, "Life's All Made Up!" (so why not create the most exciting and challenging life you can imagine?), and Play Your Bigger Game, an operating system for life that keeps us on the game board; never stuck.
Rick is famous for riffing on whatever comes to mind, and he does it so brilliantly, we listen with rapt attention.
Linda Lombardo hosts and holds this space for Rick, riffing, and This Just In.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and in recognition of that, we will be discussing mental illness, the types and nature of mental illness, as well as misconceptions about mental illness. Our guests include FTNZ, Helvetios, and DRU
Wearing your natural hair is wearing your pride on your shoulders! It's about owning it boldly. But how do you make it through the transition with minimal damage? Well, on today's show our guest Christine Henderson is going to share with us just how to do that!
Christine Henderson, Owner of Natural Hairess & Co., is an exclusive natural hair care company designed to empower clients to embrace wearing their natural hair whether they're in transition from chemical processed hair, suffered thinning or damaged hair due to protective styling to fully embracing their beauty and natural tresses.
After Grad School, Christine developed a brand of niche services and worked with an expert advisor to develop products that have long nurtured her daughters natural hair. Both of her girls are lifetime naturals. Christine has gone on to expand services and products to the public. Christine has focused her natural hair care on targeted services that combine both industry and health knowledge to produce a hair care maintenance collection that ensures our clients look as good at home as they do in her natural hair care studio.
NH&Co. provides natural hair care services using natural ingredients to achieve shiny, healthy and strong hair. This company actively strives to educate, encourage, and help naturals everywhere to embrace their virgin hair and their unique beauty through her local co-organized meetup group. To become an ambassador visit: www.naturalhairess.com/join-us.
Once upon a time, there was a man who worked very hard just to keep food on the table for his family. This particular year a few days before Christmas, he punished his little five-year-old daughter after learning that she had used up the family's only roll of expensive gold wrapping paper. As money was tight, he became even more upset when on Christmas Eve he saw that the child had used all of the expensive gold paper to decorate one shoebox she had put under the Christmas tree. He also was concerned about where she had gotten money to buy what was in the shoebox.
Nevertheless, the next morning the little girl, filled with excitement, brought the gift box to her father and said, "This is for you, Daddy!" As he opened the box, the father was embarrassed by his earlier overreaction, now regretting how he had punished her. But when he opened the shoebox, he found it was empty and again his anger flared. "Don't you know, young lady," he said harshly, "when you give someone a present, there's supposed to be something inside the package!" The little girl looked up at him with sad tears rolling from her eyes and whispered: "Daddy, it's not empty. I blew kisses into it until it was all full." The father was crushed. He fell on his knees and put his arms around his precious little girl. He begged her to forgive him for his unnecessary anger.
In a very real sense, each of us has been given an invisible golden box filled with unconditional love and kisses from our children, family, friends and God. There is no more precious possession anyone could hold.
On this wonderful Christmas Day in 2014, let us remember the TRUE meaning of Christmas. Christ. Family. Friends. May you and yours have the best Christmas ever from your friends and family at American White Hostory Month and Prepare To Take America Back!
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