Siren Nation is a celebration of women in the arts. Out Loud focuses on the queer talent as part of the Siren Nation festival. Tonight we hear live music from The I's, and Carla interviews Natlalia Kay, Executive Director of Siren Nation. Natalia shares some queer film suggestions showing as part of the S.N. Film Festival.
Carla also talks with Rory Bowman, who is working in Vancouver with the Approve Referendum 71 campaign in Washington state.
Announcements on tonight's show:
The Portland premiere of movie Straightlaced happening Wed Oct 28 @ 7 pm @ Cinema 21 in Portland. This movie premiere is a benefit for the Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition.
A big shout out to Kendall Clawson, Executive Director from Portland's Q Center, for being with President Obama when he signed the Matthew Shephard & James Byrd Jr Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
In Other Words is celebrating their 16th birthday party Thurs Oct 29 from 6 to10 pm at the Q Center, located at 4115 NE Mississippi in Portland.
Winning the Freedom to Marry, featuring Evan Wolfson, happening on Monday Nov 2 at 6pm at SEIU Local 49 @ 3536 SE 26th Ave (just south of SE Powell) in Portland.
Thanks for listening. Until next time, stay proud & live out loud.