We start the new year looking ahead to the Novembe...
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by Greg Miraglia
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We start the new year looking ahead to the November election and at some of the critical issues facing the most risk. We begin this month with HIV/AIDS. Jirair Ratevosian has spent his entire career working on the political side of the pandemic. Jirair was appointed by President Biden as the most senior Armenian American official at the State Department; served as legislative director to Congresswoman Barbara Lee; was a grassroots community organizer and activist; and worked in the private sector. A product of the school system in Los Angeles, he graduated from UCLA and has a doctoral degree i ..read more
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Show Notes – Nov. 26, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
3M ago
October marked 25 years since the murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. Since that time, Judy and Dennis Shepard have lead the Matthew Shepard Foundation. This month on Outbeat News In Depth we will share highlights from this year’s 25th commemoration which took place in Denver, Colorado. We’ll share the comments from honorees Chasten Buttigieg and Billy Porter.  We also talk with singer song-writer Randi Driscoll about her remake of “What Matters,” the song she wrote 25 years ago about Matthew Shepard. Learn More Matthew Shepard Foundation Randi Driscoll Listen To This Edition ..read more
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Show Notes – Oct. 22, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
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This month we introduce you to some of the new leadership at Positive Images, Sonoma County’s oldest LGBTQ+ youth organization. “Positive Images is a grassroots nonprofit organization serving Sonoma County since 1990. Our LGBTQIA+ Community Center hosts multiple weekly support groups, a youth leadership development program, mentorship opportunities, an LGBTQIA+ Library, resource and referral station, and a Transformation Station. We’re proud to offer a warm, welcoming, and affirming environment for young people to explore their individual identities, develop leadership skills, and contribute t ..read more
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Show Notes – Sept. 24, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
5M ago
This October marks 25 years since the murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. It also marks a quarter century since the Techtonic Theater Project created “The Laramie Project” – a play that recounted for the world how the people of the town reacted to this horrific hate crime. In commemoration of these events, Napa Valley College is presenting a reading of The Laramie Project on Saturday, October 7th. My guest this month is one of the play writes and actors, Greg Pierotti. He is now a professor at Arizona State University and is producing The Laramie Project there. We’ll have some of hi ..read more
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Show Notes – Aug. 27, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
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This month Charley Beal and Cleve Jones return to our show to talk about the Flag in the Map exhibit coming to Napa Valley College on October 6, 2023. This is going to be a free event open to the general public and will feature a speaking program at 7:30PM that night with Charley Beal and Cleve Jones. As we reported on Outbeat News, the tragic shooting of a store owner in San Bernardino County because she was flying a Pride rainbow flag is an example of hate at its worst. The Flag in the Map exhibit includes more than 40 images from around the world, sometimes in very dangerous places, where p ..read more
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Show Notes – July 23, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
5M ago
Sonoma County has become a destination for fine dining, wine and fresh food.  This month we talk with Clark Wolf, a local gay man, who has more than 25 years of experience in the food industry and is the founder and president of Clark Wolf Company, a New-York based food and restaurant consulting firm. Clark will share his personal story and talk about queer people in the restaurant and food industry. Learn More Clark Wolf Company Savoring Sonoma Radio Show Clark Wolf – Forbes Magazine Listen To This Edition Of Outbeat News In Depth Here   ..read more
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Show Notes – June 25, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
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For this year’s Pride show, we are sharing the story of a proud gay man who served in the United States military, as a local deputy sheriff, and as a Secret Service agent assigned to protect the Obama family. His new memoir titled, “Breaking Free: A Saga of Self-discovery by a Gay Secret Service Agent” was released this spring.  The book is fascinating and one a story worth reading. If you have ever wondered about the world of the Secret Service, this is book to explore. Cory will be speaking about his story and the book at Russian River Books and Letter on Friday June 30th at 7PM. Tune i ..read more
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Show Notes – April 23, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
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There are over 400 pieces of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation pending in state legislatures across the country. Many of these bills are targeting transgender people and specifically transgender youth.  This month we talk with attorney Michel René Huff, a transgender man and the current president of Oakland Pride. He shares his personal story and take on all of the anti-transgender rhetoric happening around our country. Learn More Huff Legal Huff on Facebook Listen To This Edition Of Outbeat News In Depth Here ..read more
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Show Notes – March 26, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
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Nathan Manske, founder and creator of “I’m From Driftwood” returns to Outbeat Radio for an update on his work and to share some of the highlights of the 14 years worth of coming out videos he has collected since being inspired by Harvey Milk to create this collection. “I’m From Driftwood aims to help LGBTQIA+ people learn more about their community, cishet people learn more about their neighbors and everyone learn more about themselves through the power of storytelling and story sharing. Increasing empathy and empowering individuals is accomplished by creating a forum for LGBTQIA+ stories from ..read more
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Show Notes – Feb. 26, 2023
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by Greg Miraglia
5M ago
In celebration of Valentine’s Day this month, we will talk with Tammy Shaklee, an LGBTQ+ match maker who will share some great advice for finding that special someone in today’s dating world. She will also share important personal safety advice when meeting someone for the first time. The annual AIDS ride began in 1994 and includes a 545 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. This year the ride happens on June 4 through 10, 2023. This month on Outbeat News In Depth we will talk with John Rosa, a local first-time rider, about why he is jumping on a bike this year to raise money for ..read more
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