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Agender

Dec. 27, 2017 — Outcaster Jamie and their friend Tori dive into Tori’s experiences being agender.  They both share stories about coming out and being misgendered and talk about how the world perceives agender identity.  Part 2 of 2.

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Growing up with a non-binary gender

Nov. 1, 2017 — Jamie, a long time member of OutCasting who identifies as non-binary and pansexual, tells us about their experiences growing up as an LGBTQ person with gay parents.

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LATEST OUTCASTING OVERTIME

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Is bi queer enough?

Dec. 28, 2017 —OutCaster Samantha of our Michigan State University bureau wonders: do you have to be a "Perfect Three" on the Kinsey Scale to be truly bisexual, and is bisexuality considered queer enough by the LGBTQ community to belong to the club?

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Labels

Dec. 1, 2017 — OutCaster Lauren shares her experience using labels for her sexuality.  She describes the journey from identifying as“straight” to “not-straight” to “queer” and eventually “bisexual.”  Lauren then discusses whether labels really matter at all.

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Lauren

Jan. 1, 2018 — OutCasting graduate Jamie (left) returns from a college vacation and interviews Lauren, who joined OutCasting in November 2016.

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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.

 

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

 

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OutCasting is seeking new youth participants in NY's Lower Hudson Valley, Michigan, and candidates for our Board of Directors

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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