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Beyond Gay Marriage

For many people in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, the struggle to legalize gay marriage across the U.S. remains the priority political battle. But others in the LGBT community disagree. They question whether gay marriage should be the central issue of their movement.

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LGBTQ Immigrants Speak Out

Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender immigrants not only have to hide their legal identity, but their sexuality too. Living illegally in the U.S. is not only their refuge, but also their biggest fear.

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Gay Rights in India: The Struggle Continues

An archaic law making homosexuality illegal in India has finally been overturned. On this edition, we go to India, to hear about the gay community’s struggle for legal rights, and the prospects for cultural acceptance.

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Growin’ Up, Comin’ Out, Speakin’ Proud

Every year during the month of June, in honor of LGBTQ Pride, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queers, and those who support them, gather to march protest and celebrate. On this edition we hear from queer youth who are making radio to share their stories and perspectives and create social change.

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Born in Flames: Case of the New Jersey 7

On this edition, we hear from two of the ‘New Jersey 7’ women and the people fighting to clear their names.

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No Place to Live

On this edition, we’ll hear from people in California who are fighting to keep not just their homes, but to preserve the unique culture of the communities they are a part of.

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Still Talking About Sex

On this edition, we’ll hear from the former attorney general, Joycelyn Elders, who to this day remains a fierce advocate for health related policies.

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Reproductive Justice: Voices from SisterSong (encore edition)

On this edition from our Women’s Desk, we hear from three women advocating for comprehensive reproductive health, that include the issues of sex education, HIV and AIDS prevention, housing, educational opportunities, queer-conscious-healthcare, the economic resources to support a child, the right to live free of violence, as well as an analysis of reproductive technologies.

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On New Ground: Liberating Gender & Sexuality

How do we challenge and overcome gender and sexual oppression? Three speakers at the Atlanta U.S. Social Forum have some answers.

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Queer Youth Identities (encore edition)

On this edition of Making Contact, in a collaboration with KPFA’s Full Circle Apprenticeship Program, we’ll examine how queer identity intersects or collides with racial identity in the activist community.

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