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Hopes and expectations, altered

February 2019 — OutCaster Alex (left) continues his conversation with Mimi and Jerry Goodman about how having two gay children has affected their lives and outlook on the world.

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Trans youth transitioning

A trans teenager transitions

December 2018 — OutCaster Alex speaks with Amalee (left), a fellow OutCaster currently in her transitioning process.

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Remembering Gilbert Baker

February 2019 — OutCaster Alex reflects on his speech at the Gilbert Baker memorial and his hopes for what it might represent in his life.

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January 2019 — OutCaster Dante comments on increasingly specific labels within the LGBTQ community.  Do they help or hurt?

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Ga[y]me Show #4

February 2019 — OutCasters Dhruv and Alex look at some funny and serious LGBTQ topics.  This month: anti-gay pastor made light of the Pulse nightclub shooting, forced to step down.

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January 2019 — prestigious national honor for OutCasting!


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OutCasting founder and executive producer Marc Sophos has won an AARP Purpose Prize Fellowship, a prestigious national honor for OutCasting!  More info coming soon.

OutCasting 31 — Growing up bisexual and transgender

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oc-nyc-elliottHe courageously confronted a nun in his Catholic school who told him that gay people are going to hell, then broke down afterward.  He got the puberty he didn't want and didn't get the one he wanted.  Looking in the mirror can be a surreal experience.  He's eager to start hormone therapy, but his parents, though supportive of his desire to transition, want him to wait a little longer.  

Elliot is a 16 year old boy who's transgender and bisexual.  He says that he accepted his sexuality a long time ago, but his understanding of his gender is more recent.  On this episode, Elliot, a participant in OutCasting's NYC Bureau, talks about his quest to become a more complete and authentic person.

OutCasting's NYC Bureau is a collaboration between OutCasting and the Hetrick-Martin Institute.  This is our debut episode from the NYC Bureau.  The announcements in this program were recorded by Kayl, a participant at our Michigan State University Bureau, with production assistance from Impact89fm, WDBM East Lansing, and by Lauren, a participant in our home studio in Westchester County, New York.

This program is being broadcast on Sprouts: Radio from the Grassroots on the Pacifica Radio Network May 4-10.  See station map for locations and times.





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