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formerly WDFH Westchester Public Radio

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public media organization giving voice to perspectives and issues underrepresented in mainstream media

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LATEST BROADCAST EDITION

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Intersex

June 2018 — OutCaster Andrea talks with Professors Cary Gabriel Costello and Georgiann Davis about people whose bodies at birth have a combination of male and female traits.  Part 2 of a series.

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Safe spaces

April 2018 — OutCaster Lauren talks with Gabby Rivera, formerly of GLSEN, and Vinnie Pompei of HRC about safe spaces for LGBTQ people, particularly youth.

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LATEST OUTCASTING OVERTIME

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Appropriation of LGBTQ culture

June 2018 — OutCaster Andrea talks about how some straight people appropriate elements of LGBTQ culture and how this can be damaging.

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Marlon Bundo

May 2018 — Recasting Vice President Mike Pence’s pet rabbit as gay in a parody.

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OUTCASTER OF THE MONTH

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Lucas

June 2018 — OutCasting participant Lucas is interviewed by fellow OutCaster Andrea.

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OutCasting, public radio's groundbreaking LGBTQ youth program, is produced monthly by MFPG — Media for the Public Good, Inc., a national nonprofit public media production organization with a local public radio heritage: for many years, we owned and operated a public radio station just north of New York City — WDFH FM 90.3 Westchester Public Radio. 

MFPG produces OutCasting , a 29 minute broadcast program, and shorter OutCasting Overtime pieces.  Each comes out monthly.

 

MISSION — MFPG's mission is to give a national voice to LGBTQ youth, train a new generation of media activists, and contribute to our national discussion of LGBTQ issues.

 

LISTEN — You can hear OutCasting here on MFPG.org and via iTunes.  And hear the show on public radio:  OutCasting is distributed nationally on the Pacifica Radio Network and can be heard on public radio stations around the country.

 

SUPPORT — We need your support to produce this program.  Please make your tax-deductible gift now!  And if you're a possible major individual donor or a foundation or a business that wants to support the LGBTQ community through OutCasting, please see our special message for you.

 

FURTHER INFO:     For guests     |     For stations

 

SOCIAL MEDIA —  Find OutCasting on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and  Tumblr @outcastingmedia.  Please join us there and tell your friends!

 

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YOUTH PARTICIPANTS — 
We're always looking for new youth participants for OutCasting — LGBTQ youth (closeted or out) and straight allies of high school or college age.  You must be able to attend weekly production sessions, which are generally held in the afterschool or evening hours.  Our home studio is in Westchester County, just north of New York City.  We also operate an OutCasting bureau at Michigan State University in East Lansing.

        • Lower Hudson River Valley (NY).   If you're within commuting distance of southern Westchester County, please read our Join OutCasting page and then contact us.
        • Michigan State University.  If you're a student at Michigan State or nearby, please read our MSU Bureau page and then contact us.

NEW BOARD MEMBERS — We are looking for highly qualified people to join MFPG's Board of Directors.  Ideal candidates should have previous non-profit board experience, willingness and preferably experience in non-profit fundraising, and a strong and supportive interest in LGBTQ issues.  It's not necessary for you to be physically located in the New York area.  Please read more and then contact us if you're interested in applying.

 

 


 

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