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This program is an audio broadcast linked to the blog, thomascwaters.com. A number of episodes were made in cooperation with Equality Partners of Western PA, a project of the Delta Foundation.

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In this show, I'll interview Bruce Simpson, and out gay man running for Luzerne Co Council, here in Pennsylvania. This will be the first county council there since they adopted a home rule government. We have had such a governing system... more

On the first Tuesday of each month, Ted Martin from Equality PA joins me to talk about the state of all things LGBT political in Pennsylvania. Here are some links for topics we covered on the show tonight: Equality PA: http://equalitypa.org... more

While state-wide protections and recognitions for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Pennsylvanians seems far off, a number of rights and protections exist at the city, county or municipality level. My guests for this program will... more

My guest for this show is Alan Bounville, who created a real stir within the LGBT activist community when he exercised an 11 day hunger strike. Some supported his actions while others felt it was too risky and ineffective. I'll talk with... more

On the first Tuesday of every month, my guest is Ted Martin, the Executive Director of Equality Pennsylvania. Ted and I touch base about what is happening in the area of LGBT Rights across the state. In this show, we discuss the... more

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, I am welcoming Lisa Rohan, Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, to talk about her important research. A major focus for AIDS... more

My guest for this show is Ted Martin, Executive Director for Equality PA, a statewide non-profit working for LGBT Equality in Pennsylvania. Having Ted on as a guest will become a monthly feature, so you can look for us to chat... more

The recent election has left everyone either startled or exuberant, depending upon your perspective. What will it mean however for the lives of real people and the policies and legislation within the State of Pennsylvania? Tonight I have two... more

Host, Thomas C Waters interviews Audrey EqualityNow Smith, one of the group's organizers to learn about Justice League-Activate!, an LGBT direct action group from Central Pennsylvania. Direct action is seen as a next important wave in... more

Equality Partners of Western PA was formed to help educate individuals across Western PA about the importance of LGBT rights, and to encourage gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight allies to become involved with the legislative... more