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  • Beyond Stonewall: The Push for LGBT Civil Rights
    Making Contact
    News & Politics

    Like this program? Please show us the love. Click here and support our non-profit journalism. Thanks! We go back to the night in June 1969 at the New York City Stonewall Inn that sparked the LGBT rights movement. On today’s show we’ll hear about the day that galvanized a generation and the continued fight for LGBT civil rights. The first Pride parades took place in June 1970 marking the 1st anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Michael Schirker and David Isay bring us an oral history Remembering Stonewall: The Birth of a Movement. Editor at large of the Huffington Posts’ Gay Voices Michelangelo Signorile says while there have been a series of recent wins for the LGBT rights movement, bigotry remains a daily reality for many. At a New America NYC forum Signorile spoke with June Thomas, Culture Critic and Editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ Section about what he calls “victory blindness”. It’s a central theme in his new book, “It’s Not Over, Getting to Beyond Tolerance Defeating Homophobia and Winning True Equality.”

  • La route du bled (1/3) : Rêve d’or sur le porte-bagages
    ARTE Radio

    La route du bled (1/3) : Rêve d’or sur le porte-bagages Quand on peut partir pour les vacances d'été au pays natal, au Maghreb, les préparatifs débutent plusieurs semaines à l'avance. On accumule de nombreux bagages. Chacun a son avis sur leur contenu, leur nombre, leur poids, mais ce qui compte avant tout, ce sont les cadeaux pour la famille ! Le grand départ se fait tôt le matin ou au coucher du soleil pour éviter les bouchons et passer inaperçus avec la montagne de bagages sur le toit couverts de la légendaire bâche bleue. La traversée de la France est l'étape la moins pénible du voyage. La fatigue n'est pas encore installée, les routes sont belles et plutôt clémentes. Pour les enfants, c'est quand même le début de la galère, on ne sait pas où mettre les pieds, avec la glacière qui prend toute la place et les sacs enfouis un peu partout. Péage de St-Arnoult, Bordeaux, Hendaye, plusieurs étapes importantes et déjà quelques (més)aventures alors qu’on n’a pas encore atteint la première frontière. La route du bled, c’est le rituel du retour au pays pour les vacances estivales au Maroc. On est dans les années 80-90, un porte-bagages chargé à bloc sur la Renault Nevada, et parfois même une remorque, avec des malles bleues et des sacs Tati qui débordent. Une brochette d’enfants sur la banquette arrière qui se disputent la place dans le coffre pour piquer un somme tranquille. Une maman qui cuisine sur le butagaz dans les aires de repos et qui refuse de fermer l’œil de peur que son mari s’endorme au volant. Des affiches d’interdiction de se laver les pieds dans les lavabos des stations-services espagnoles (ablutions non désirées !). Tout ça sur des routes sinueuses et denses (les autoroutes espagnoles n’étaient encore qu’un rêve), sans GPS (mais avec des cartes Michelin) et bien-sûr sans clim. C’est un mélange de nostalgie joyeuse et douce-amère qui fait remonter à la surface les souvenirs d’une époque. Un road trip dans l’histoire des Maghrébins de France. Ayant connu elle-même la route du bled lors des vacances au pays de ses parents, Halima Elkhatabi a choisi de faire raconter cette histoire par plusieurs voix. Drôles, lucides et contradictoires, mais toujours émouvantes, les paroles des unes et des autres tissent un récit méconnu et picaresque, partagé par des millions de Français d'origine maghrébine. Enregistrements : novembre-décembre 18 - Réalisation & mix : Arnaud Forest - Assistante recherche : Safia Elkhatabi - Illustrations : Rachid Sguini - Entretiens & montage : Halima Elkhatabi

  • Dino Archie "Legend of Sweetfoot"
    Snap Judgment

    THE LEGEND OF SWEETFOOT Comedian Dino Archie gets into a bar fight that blossoms into a bromance. The bond with his soulmate ripens over crab trapping, bankruptcy, and the Ghost of Christmas Future. Original Music by Bells Atlas Season 10 Episode 17

  • Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells - Pico Iyer

    Pico Iyer was born in Oxford, England in 1957, to parents from India, and educated at Eton, Oxford and Harvard. He is the author of eight works of nonfiction and two novels. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times, Harper’s, The New York Review of Books, the Los Angeles Times, the Financial Times, and many other magazines and newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic and Pacific. He splits his time between Nara, Japan, and the United States. Autumn Light, his latest book, is a far-reaching exploration of Japanese history and culture and a moving meditation on impermanence, mortality, and grief. 5x15 brings together five outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. There are only two rules - no scripts and only 15 minutes each. Learn more about 5x15 events: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:

  • James Judd "Summer Camp Exorcism"
    Snap Judgment

    CAMP EXORCIST Comedian James Judd falls in love with a human hair blanket and performs a church camp exorcism…you know, the kind with googly-eyed sock puppets. Original Music by Bells Atlas Season 10 Episode 17

  • From Juneteenth to Reparations: The Freedom Promise of Unfinished Resolve
    Making Contact
    News & Politics

    Like this program? Please show us the love. Click here and support our non-profit journalism. Thanks! Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th Major Gen. Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas, to inform a reluctant community that President Abraham Lincoln, two years earlier, had abolished slavery in the U.S. In this show, we'll explore the history of Juneteenth and we’ll expand our conversation of Juneteenth to include a case for reparations.The topic of reparations for African Americans has recently resurfaced with Democratic presidential candidates taking positions on the issue, elevating the discussion to the mainstream.

  • Isabella: The New Normal
    Soundings from Stanford

    Class projects

  • Du foot, des meufs et des HLM
    ARTE Radio
    Actualités & politique

    Cette semaine, Livo fait un effort pour s'intéresser au foot (en général) et au football féminin (en particulier). Il évoque le sexisme persistant dans la Coupe du monde avec Julie, Louise et Halima de l'équipe lyonnaise "Les débuteuses". Pendant ce temps-là, le logement social fait la teuf avec des SDF au bal des "Sans décibels fixes". Livo enregistre le dialogue surréaliste entre Titi, celèbre personnage de la rue Lyonnaise et Cédric Van Styvendael, président d' "Housing Europe" et directeur d' "Est-Metropole Habitat", pressenti comme futur maire PS de Villeurbanne. Dépêche !, le podcast qui dribble l'actualité. À retrouver aussi sur la chaîne YouTube ARTE Radio. Enregistrements : juin 19 - Mix : Charlie Marcelet - Réalisation : Olivier Minot

  • #134: What if your singular dream fell to pieces?

    “How could I allow myself to mourn what I had lost? Because if I mourned it, then it was like a death, and I couldn’t accept that the me that I knew had died.” Producer: Whit Missildine Editor: Whit Missildine Today’s episode featured Stefan Weiner. As a musician, he goes by Stefan Alexander and you can hear more about his music on his website at, on Instagram @stefanalxndr, or look for Stefan Alexander on any music platform. You can now find new and archival episodes of This Is Actually Happening completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to and use promo code WONDERY. Instagram: @actuallyhappening Episode Sponsors: Ancestry: Daily Harvest: Promo code: HAPPENING FabFitFun: Promo code: HAPPENING Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Music Bed: “Cylinder Four” “Cylinder Five” – Chris Zabriskie Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro

  • Brandon
    Soundings from Stanford

    Class projects

  • Unicorn - Amrou Al-Kadhi

    Professional Unicorn. Queer Iraqi non-binary Brit. In 2018, Amrou was selected as a Screen International Star of Tomorrow, and was one of the 6 BFI/BAFTA Flare LGBTQ+ emerging filmmakers of 2017. Amrou is a filmmaker and has a first feature in development, Layla, with Film4, is produced by Savannah James-Bayly. Previously, Amrou has written/directed four short films, including Anemone (BBC Films & Film London), Run(a)way Arab, (Peccadillo Pictures & Revry), Victoria Sin, (NOWNESS, Revry), and CLASH (BBC4 Broadcast, BFI, Revry). As a writer performer, Amrou has two TV shows in development. A comedy-series called Nefertiti (Big Talk and Channel 4 - co-writer Matthew Knott), and Beards (Playground and BBC - co-writer Ellie Kendrick), and a musical-feature film about Islam and drag with the BFI entitled Glamrou. They are a regular writer on Hollyoaks, and writing on upcoming TV series’ Little America for Apple, and The Watch for BBC America. Amrou's debut book, a memoir about queer intersectionality - UNICORN - with 4th Estate Books (Harper Collins), will be published on October 3rd, 2019. They have written freelance for the following publications - The Guardian, The Gay Times, The i-Paper, i-D Magazine, Little White Lies, Gay Star News, Hunger Magazine, CNN, HUCK Magazine, Visual Verse, Zed Books, Saqi Books, the BFI, Cause & Effect Magazine & The Inkling Magazine. Amrou is an established drag performer in the UK, whose debut drag solo show, Glamrou: From Quran to Queen, is going up to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. Amrou created the musical comedy live-singing drag troupe Denim. Stories from the 5x15 special curated by Angela Saini in London on 29th May 2019. 5x15 brings together five outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. There are only two rules - no scripts and only 15 minutes each. Learn more about 5x15 events: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:

  • Afl. 202 Vaders en zonen: Merel Moistra
    Echt Gebeurd

    Als de vader van Merel Moistra met vakantie gaat, houdt iedereen zijn hart vast.

  • Afropean: Notes on Black Europe - Johny Pitts

    Johny Pitts is the founder of, an online user-generated journal which is part of the Guardian’s ‘Africa Network’. In October 2018, Pitts organised the Looking B(l)ack Symposium at the Bozar cultural centre in Brussels, which was a weekend of talks and performances dedicated to the notion of Black Travel. Pitts has received various awards for his work exploring African-European identity, including a Decibel Penguin Prize and an ENAR (European Network Against Racism) award. In 2012, Pitts collaborated with Caryl Phillips on a photographic essay about London’s immigrant communities for the BBC and Arts Council. His new book is Afropean: Notes on Black Europe. 5x15 brings together five outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. There are only two rules - no scripts and only 15 minutes each. Learn more about 5x15 events: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:

  • To Kill the Truth - Jonathan Freedland

    Jonathan Freedland is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster, who also writes bestselling novels under the pseudonym, Sam Bourne. Jonathan writes for the Guardian, the New York Times and New York Review of Books, and has a monthly column in the Jewish Chronicle. He also presents BBC Radio 4's contemporary history series, The Long View. Jonathan was named Columnist of the Year in the annual What the Papers Say Awards of 2002 and in 2008 he was awarded the David Watt prize for journalism. He has also been awarded The Orwell Special Prize for his contribution to political journalism (2014). The Righteous Men, Sam Bourne's first novel, was an international bestseller and was selected as one of Richard and Judy's Summer Reads. He has continued this success with a series of bestselling thrillers and has sold over a million copies in the UK alone. His latest Sam Bourne book is To Kill The Truth. Recorded live at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill on the 17th June 2019. 5x15 brings together five outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. There are only two rules - no scripts and only 15 minutes each. Learn more about 5x15 events: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:

  • CB Brady
    Arctic Entries
  • Hailey
    Soundings from Stanford

    Class projects

  • Brooks Banker
    Arctic Entries
  • Yo Soy Modelo
    Modelo Trigueño
    Hip-hop & Rap

    The first single "Yo Soy Modelo" is a track produced by Modelo & Benjamin F. Thomas in Philadelphia, PA. Special thanks to the following folks: Brenda Hernandez for advising, Nikko Semidey for inspiration (also dedicated to you lil bro) and Victoria Marcocelli for support. The song is all about identity in both real life and the music world. Never knowing your place can cause you confusion and loss, therefore let us be reborn.

  • How To Change Your Mind- the new science of psychedelics- Michael Pollan And John Crace

    Join 5x15 on a mind-altering adventure with the pioneering, genre-busting writer Michael Pollan in conversation with John Crace. Delving into states of consciousness, looking at the latest brain science and visiting the thriving underground community of psychedelic therapists, we’ll immerse ourselves in what is a major new field of therapeutic research. In his thrilling chronicle How to Change Your Mind, we meet the scientists, professionals, seekers and patients exploring the effects of LSD on the mind, creativity and personal experience and discover what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence. A profound shift in the public discussion around psychedelics and their positive, therapeutic affects is taking place across the US and UK. It has always been clear that psychedelics offer a paradigm shifting tool, and now with increased funding, psychedelic research is becoming mainstream. It is set to have a major impact on science and psychiatry, mental health, neuroscience and social science. Michael is in conversation with leading Guardian journalist John Crace. “a mind-altering book… full of transformations” Evening Standard “… deeply absorbing, wise and beautifully written” Literary Review More about Michael Pollan: For 25 years Michael has been writing pioneering books about how we live today. He is an award-winning author, activist and journalist, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defence of Food and Cooked (also a successful Netflix series). Time magazine has named him one of the hundred most influential people in the world. He lives in the Bay Area of California with his wife and son

  • Devon: what we talk about when we're not talking about climate change
    Soundings from Stanford

    Class projects