OutCasting broadcast edition about representation of LGBTQ people and issues in the media, why it matters, and how negative portrayals can be harmful particularly to LGBTQ youth.
OutCasting Overtime: OutCaster Quinn reflects on the president's proposed ban of trans people from the military. Quinn, who is trans, prefers that his voice not be heard, so Max tells the story with an introduction by Nicia.
new broadcast episode: Part 1 of a 2 part interview with Gilbert Baker, longtime activist and creator of the rainbow flag, who died unexpected just a month after we recorded our interview. Part 2 of the interview will be released on June 1.
OutCaster Alex, who conducted the interview, shares his remembrance in the May 1 edition of OutCasting Overtime (formerly OutCasting OffAir).
OutCasting OffAir:a comment on queerbaiting, the potentially harmful practice by some in the entertainment media of luring LGBTQ viewers into thinking some characters may be LGBTQ and then dispelling it by putting the characters in straight relationships and denying that the characters were ever LGBTQ
the unexpected death of Gilbert Baker, creator of the rainbow flag
March 21 —new broadcast episode connecting gay youth with LGBTQ history — a conversation with Christopher Z. Hobson, English professor and gay elder.
May — Our new monthly online feature, OutCasting OffAir, debuts with a discussion between Elliot and Jay, youth participants in our NYC Bureau, about gender dysphoria in day-to-day life; press coverage of MSU and NYC Bureaus.
OutCasting is public radio's LGBTQ youth program and podcast, produced by teenagers and young adults. It covers LGBT and queer topics, including transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and other gender and sexuality identities.
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