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Episode 170: Procreation a Prerequisite for Pride?
29 Jun, 2020 | 0:58:16 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

This week the team tackle the Mayor of Amaranth, ON who refused to raise the pride flag because LGBT folks don't procreate. They also look at the aftermath of the Canadian Human Rights Museum's LGBT exhibit opt-out backlash, and the Hamilton Pride case against the Hamilton Police in the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
A tough problem to beat.
29 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive, two leaders in the movement to stop domestic violence, share their experience and ideas on topics like why batterers often get custody of children, whether and how batterers can change, and how misogyny is like racism, encouraged by society and requiring self-awareness to work on.
Looking inward and beyond at progressive, fusion and alternative genres, near and far...
22 Jun, 2020 | 1:59:56 |
EN | Nicholas Cooper | The Sentinel's Marvellous Kaleidoscope

Full Show Title: Resilient Spectrums - Pride 2020 . Special Pride Month Programming featuring 100% LGBT2SQ+ Content | 2-Hour music radio program | pre-recorded broadcast . Audible Observations (Playlist): Transstar: ‘I, Bitch’ - Single (2020; self-released) JONCRO: ‘Violet Hair’ - Single (2020; self-released) Non La: ‘Wait 4 You’ from Not In Love (2020; on Kingfisher Bluez / Lost Sound Tapes)...
How her image became an offense
22 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2020, Quaker Oats announced it would remove Aunt Jemima from its syrup and pancake mix brands. This was the culmination of a struggle begun in the 1960s by the NAACP. Professor Robinson researched the history of Aunt Jemima, and of Edith Wilson, the actress who portrayed the character (and who was related to the model for Harriet Beecher Stowe's...
In this episode we are joined by Morgane Oger to discuss J.K. Rowling's transphobia
21 Jun, 2020 | 0:57:56 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this episode we are joined by the highly talented and prominent advocate Morgane Oger ( as we discuss how J.K. Rowling's blog post is not only transphobic but also how it's incorrect.
An episode on TRANS issues, RACE relations & MORE!
16 Jun, 2020 | 1:59:59 |
EN | Mark Tara | Rainbow Country

RAINBOW COUNTRY A 2 HOUR Syndicated Gay radio show working to give voice to the LGBT Community & BEYOND! ON EPISODE 204: HR 1 A TRANS Journey Saryn Summer Radio Producer & Host Of the syndicated radio show The Green Majority joins me to share her personal journey of self discover. PLUS Musician & LGBT Activist Anna Gutmanis shares a...
An interview from Mother Jones Magazine
15 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On May 7, 2020, Mother Jones Magazine hosted a live interview via Zoom titled Protecting Our Democracy. Guest Stacey Abrams discussed problems with elections in the US and issues around racist policing, threats to the US Postal Service and US Census, the pandemic, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, justice for sexual assault survivors, and what keeps her going.
Hamilton Police Apologize for comedy of errors in 2019 Pride protests
14 Jun, 2020 | 0:59:11 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

The team kick off with good news about how Canadian Prides are adapting under COVID-19. They then discuss the independent report into the Hamilton Police handling of the 2019 Pride Protesters which Luke described as a comedy of errors. 
Reports from India and Cameroon
08 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Nilanjana Bhowmick reports from New Delhi on 3.5 million women who are "barefoot health workers"; Patience Wirngo interviews women workers confronting COVID-19 through many fields in Cameroon.
CanQueer Addresses the anti-racism riots, and the Police response to Hamilton Pride
07 Jun, 2020 | 0:58:53 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's episode Luke and Sebastien take a look at the unfolding protests against racism and discuss the impact, and connections to the LGBT community. They also discuss Hamilton Police's response to the pride protests in 2019, and the Catholic School Board's response to pride flags in Ontario. 
We’re moving towards a healthier, more equitable society. Don’t let progress stop
03 Jun, 2020 | 0:21:17 |
EN | Kevin Midbo |

We’re still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and elsewhere around the world. Whether or not it’s the first wave of infections, a potential second wave of infections, or concerns about a possible overlapping of flu season with COVID-19 this coming fall and winter – this isn’t over yet. But at the same time we’re beginning to...
COVID-19 human challenge trials could speed up vaccine development
03 Jun, 2020 | 0:15:51 |
EN | Kevin Midbo |

It’s currently uncertain how many people COVID-19 will affect worldwide and at what speed its impacts will be felt. Possible outcomes are shaped by interventions like social distancing, the capacity of health systems, potential drug treatments, and many other factors. A vaccine may come after the infection has peaked or once effective pharmaceutical treatments have blunted COVID-19’s impact. But it’s...
Harrowsmith Radio Wayne MacPhail finds out how hard it is to live off grid.
01 Jun, 2020 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

We start this episode of Harrowsmith Radio by talking about living off the grid using solar, wind, batteries and a generator with Canada’s handyman and Harrowsmith contributor, Steve Maxwell. Then, on a lighter note, but with no less energy, Wayne speaks with Signe Langford, Harrowsmith’s food editor about alternatives to coffee on the grid, or off.
Founder Florence Howe details the early years
01 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Founded in the US in 1970, the Feminist Press publishes neglected masterpieces by women of many cultures, countries and races, not only living women, but dead ones, too. In 1992, Howe gave this speech about the origins and the mission of the Press, how they found the authors they published, and how it survived financially. The program includes an update...
This week there's an interview with Borderland Pride, and Max Collins of Dragged Out
31 May, 2020 | 0:57:27 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's episode Luke and Sebastien interview Douglas Judson the co-founder of Borderland Pride about the decision by Emo town council to vote against June being Pride month, after 2 years of recognizing the event. Also, they interview the talented Max Collins of the Dragged Out podcast to discuss drag culture in Vancouver
Gay Music Exec Michael Alago talks signing Metallica and MORE!
31 May, 2020 | 1:59:59 |
EN | Mark Tara | Rainbow Country

RAINBOW COUNTRY A 2 HOUR Gay radio show working to give voice to the LGBT Community & BEYOND! ON EPISODE 202: HR 1 Music Executive Photographer Author Michael Anthony Alago We'll find out about What STARTED his Passion for MUSIC Signing Metallica Beating Death & MORE PLUS Rainbow Country contributor LGBT Activist Colin Johnson talks about how the COVID-19 Pandemic...
Music professionals talk effects of COVID-19 on the music industry
29 May, 2020 | 1:59:59 |
EN | Mark Tara | Rainbow Country

Rainbow Country EP 201: HR 1 Musicians In A Dangerous Time Bassist & Composer Alex Fournier & Founder of Heath Media Larry Heath Talk Musicians & the Music Industry during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic. PLUS LGBT Activist Anna Gutmanis talks about how the COVID-19 Pandemic is affecting the LGBT Community. & HR 2 The comedy stylings of Maggie Cassella From...
In this week's show Luke and Sebastien interview gay country singer Drake Jenson
24 May, 2020 | 0:58:12 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show Luke and Sebastien interview gay country singer Drake Jenson
A global network of women activists
24 May, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS is an online network where women activists working specifically on women's and girls' issues in their countries and regions tell their stories and make contact with each other. Tamarack Verrall follows as many of these stories as she can, comments to their authors, and now is working on getting press coverage in Canada for the stories and for the...
From the WINGS archive (1993), and still good advice
18 May, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Renowned cultural critic and feminist theorist bell hooks gave the keynote address at the 12th annual conference of the Texas Council on Family Violence on October 13, 1993. Her talk, full of personal anecdotes, analyzed connections among racism, sexism, rage, and violence, both in media and in life. She states that we cannot stop violence without confronting the belief that...
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