Out About And Connected
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
Social Isolation and loneliness is something a lot of us have felt since COVID however this isn't a new issue for the older LGBTI+ community. In this episode Vanessa Pidwell (she/her), Support Officer for Switchboards Out and About Program, talks about the upcoming Out, About And Connected online event. This event aims to uplift and connect Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual women, Trans and Non-binary people over 50 with each other and services that will support and affirm our individual, unique journeys as we age.  We discuss the importance of this program especially in regional areas, the eve ..read more
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'Finding yourself another family' A discussion on this years Barwon Pride Cup and how it is much more than just playing football in rainbows.
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
Pride Cup involves so much more than just playing football in rainbows. In the lead up to events participating teams are involved in education sessions and learn about how we can be more inclusive to the whole LGBTIQ+ community. Barwon Leagues Senior Womens Football Pride Cup in 2021 will feature two games at the Anthony Costa Oval in South Geelong on Sunday 27/06/21 1pm Division 2 - St Mary's (2) Vs. Drysdale and 3pm Division 1 - St Mary's (1) Vs. Grovedale.  Molly (she/her) and Grace (she/her) from Division 1 St Mary's discuss the 2019 event and what they are hoping to see at future eve ..read more
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Geelong Pride Film Festival
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
This is a special episode with Festival Director for Geelong Pride Film Festival, Stephen (he/him) to talk about the films on offer at this years Geelong Pride Film Festival, it's importance in the Greater Geelong area and the importance of positive LGBTIQ+ representation on screen.   For the trivia segment Stephen's gay film history knowledge was put to the test. For this weeks news in our community Sarah discussed The Chasers not so elaborate petition to rename Fairy Bread which successfully baited a few media outlets.  If you have any questions, feedback or would like to be i ..read more
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Trans Day of Visibility
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
This is a special episode with Sara (she/her) to talk about Trans Day of Visibility, it's importance and how regional areas have become places where the LGBTIQ+ community is welcomed. For this weeks news in our community Sarah discussed the controversy around a petition for the ice cream Golden Gaytime to change its name. After the main topics were discussed Sara's Transgender pioneer knowledge was put to the test. If you have any questions, feedback or would like to be involved send us a message on facebook, instagram or email us pride@ocrfm.org.au For more information regarding Trans Day of ..read more
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Chill Out Festival providing country pride for us regional queers
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
This is a special episode with Festival Director, Michele (she/her) to talk about the events on offer at this years Chill Out Festival, it's importance for smaller regional pride events and the struggles the event has faced due to COVID-19. For the trivia segment Chez (she/her) came on board to put her pride history knowledge to the test. For this weeks news in our community Sarah discussed a Malaysian man who won a landmark challenge against Muslim gay sex ban. Although it's a small win it is a step in the right direction. If you have any questions, feedback or would like to be involved send ..read more
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Getting together safely for Geelong Rainbow Festival
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
This is a special episode with President of the Geelong Rainbow Festival, Andrew (he/him) to talk about the events on offer at this years Geelong Rainbow Festival, it's importance in the Greater Geelong area and the struggles the event has faced due to COVID-19. We also discussed the importance of allies, pride events in regional areas and how Geelong is a hub for areas that are more regional. For the trivia segment Andrew's pride history knowledge was put to the test. For this weeks news in our community Sarah discussed The bill passing which outlaws any therapy that attempts to change or sup ..read more
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'I am trans but it's only one part of my identity'. Exploring the letter T for Trans and Gender Diverse with Jay.
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
This is our sixth episode of our series one redo. This series we explore the LGBTIQ+ acronym with guest presenters from the community. Please check out our first episode for this series for a broader understanding of sexuality and gender. Sarah has learnt a lot since beginning the show and as such decided a relaunch of series one for the one year anniversary would be perfect. This episode covers the letter 'T' for Trans and Gender Diverse with guest Jay (he/him) who identifies as Trans Masculine and Bisexual. For current affairs in our community Sarah discussed her recent interview on Lance TV ..read more
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'Son: Dad I'm bisexual / Dad: Hi Bisexual, I'm Dad.' Exploring the letter B for Bisexual with Ethan
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
This is our fifth episode of our series one redo. This series we explore the LGBTIQ+ acronym with guest presenters from the community. Please check out our first episode for this series for a broader understanding of sexuality and gender. Sarah has learnt a lot since beginning the show and as such decided a relaunch of series one for the one year anniversary would be perfect. This episode covers the letter 'B' for Bisexual with guest Ethan (he/him). It was important for us to have an interview with a bisexual man as we feel there isn't enough bi men representation! For current affairs in our c ..read more
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'We are the change' Guest presenter Nicole joins us to discuss Wear It Purple Day
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
This is a special episode with Nicole (she/her) to talk about Wear It Purple Day, it's importance and her journey. Wear It Purple Day is an annual event and this year the theme was 'We are the change'. We also discussed mental health (including anxiety), acceptance, bi-erasure and toxic masculinity. For the trivia segment Nicole's queer history knowledge was put to the test. For this weeks news in our community Sarah discussed the Commissioners new and more inclusive title as 'Commissioner for LGBTIQ+ communities'. Although we can't go to the usual events OCR FM is bringing the Festival to you ..read more
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'Be confident in your bisexuality to inspire others'. Exploring the letter B for Bisexual with Steph
From Paddocks To Pride
by OCR FM
1y ago
This is our fourth episode of our series one redo. This series we explore the LGBTIQ+ acronym with guest presenters from the community. Please check out our first episode for this series for a broader understanding of sexuality and gender. Sarah has learnt a lot since beginning the show and as such decided a relaunch of series one for the one year anniversary would be perfect. This episode covers the letter 'B' for Bisexual with guest Steph (she/her). For current affairs in our community Sarah discussed some of the news from Sydney Mardi Gras. We explore her journey and how visibility and acce ..read more
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