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OutCasting

Series produced by Media for the Public Good, Inc. - OutCasting Media

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Public radio's LGBTQ youth program.

Public radio's LGBTQ youth program, created by young LGBTQ people and straight allies. Broadcast episodes are 29:00 and cover a wide range of issues with highly authoritative guests. Guests have included Evan Wolfson (key architect of the marriage equality movement); Bishop Gene Robinson (first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, whose election prompted a worldwide split in the church; Michelangelo Signorile (author, activist, journalist); Gilbert Baker (longtime LGBTQ activist and creator of the rainbow flag); and Dan Savage (activist, author, co-founder of the It Gets Better Project).

See also OutCasting Overtime.


7 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: OutCasting youth participant Jamie
Across most of history and in many societies, gender is understood to be binary: a person is either male or female. But in this fascinating conver...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: USC Professor Larry Gross, Credit: Maggie Taplin
Media representation has a strong influence on how LGBTQ people are viewed and treated by society. On this month’s OutCasting, we talk Professor L...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Ilan Meyer, Ph.D., UCLA School of Law
Everyone experiences stress, but when you're LGBTQ, it gets worse because of stigma, prejudice, and discrimination, and has particularly strong eff...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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LGBTQ youth are often unaware of their own history. In this occasional series, OutCasting connects them with that history. This is part 2 of a tw...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Professor Karla Jay, Ph.D.
LGBTQ youth are often unaware of their own history. In this occasional series, OutCasting connects them with that history. This is part 1 of a tw...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Gilbert Baker in our studio, 3/1/17. He died unexpectedly just a month later.
Gilbert Baker, longtime LGBTQ activist and creator of the rainbow flag, talks with OutCasting youth participant Alex in one of his last interviews

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Gilbert Baker, longtime LGBTQ activist and creator of the rainbow flag, talks with OutCasting youth participant Alex in one of his last interviews

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1