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Special Report: Come Visit Sonoma County LGBT Businesses

On this special show, Greg Miraglia and Gary Carnivele talk with Paul Pendergast from the Golden Gate Business Association, an LGBT regional chamber of commerce, and Michael Volpatt, a local entrepreneur and Guerneville business owner, about tourism in Sonoma County after the fires. Many people are asking how to help … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:12

Show Notes – November 26, 2017

Homophobia continues to be a pervasive problem in law enforcement and this month we talk to another victim. Meghan Frederick is a correctional officer with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. She is also a transgender woman and assigned to one of California’s toughest prisons. We also talk with … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:03:47

Special Report: North Bay Fire Recovery

On this Outbeat Extra, Greg Miraglia co-hosts with Gary Carnivele, Sheridan Gold, Dianna Grayer, and Mary Moore Campagna and talks about recovery efforts from the North Bay fires. Rod DeMartini from Food for Thought shares his story and talks about how they are providing food to fire victims. We also … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:31

Show Notes – October 22, 2017

Our regularly scheduled program was pre-empted this month for a special live 2-hour program about the recovery from the devastating fires in the North Bay. Greg Miraglia and Gary Carnivele co-hosted this special and talk with LGBT community leaders. They share their stories from the fire and talk about the … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:58:05

Show Notes – September 24, 2017

We are hit the road this month and take you to two spots in the Bay Area you need to visit. Did you know that 100,000 gay people were imprisoned in concentration camps in Germany during World War II. Did you know that 15,000 of them were murdered? This month … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:03:18

Show Notes – August 27, 2017

This summer Out In The Vineyard’s Gay Wine Weekend raised a huge amount of money for Face to Face here in Solano County. This is one of Tony’s and my favorite events of the year. Men and women from all over the United States spent a full-filled weekend touring wines, … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:00

Show Notes – July 30, 2017

On this Outbeat Extra Edition of Outbeat News In Depth, we talk with Randy Arnold from Barefoot Winery. Randy is celebrating 25 years as the company’s ambassador. He’s created an amazing and supportive connection between Barefoot and the LGBT community by sponsoring hundreds of events and activities for local, state … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:59

Show Notes – July 23, 2017

This month we talked food! Starting with Alfred Gutierrez, an aspiring chef from the Napa Valley Cooking School’s Professional Culinary Program. Alfred is an “out” gay man who won a battle with cancer while completing this intensive training program. We also talk with Christian Sullberg and Ossy Jimenez, partners in … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:02:46

Show Notes – June 25, 2017

Happy Pride! Its’ pride weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area and we celebrated this month with some wonderful guests starting with Professor Abby Bogomolny from Santa Rosa Junior College. She told us about her new LGBT Literature course being offered this fall. We also talked with Proposition 8 plaintiffs, … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:59

Show Notes – May 28, 2017

Pride season is upon us! And this year Sonoma County is celebrating its 30th pride during the first weekend of June. This month we talked with Brian Rogers from Sonoma County Pride about all that is planned including a concert on June 2nd, the Rise Up Unity Rally on June … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:03:13

Show Notes – April 30, 2017

On this Outbeat Extra edition of Outbeat News In Depth, we talked with LGBT activist Ken Jones about his life and about the movement today. Ken was featured in the ABC mini-series, “When We Rise.” He served in the United States Navy and then came to San Francisco. As an … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:02:31

Show Notes – April 23, 2017

This month we covered two stories about gay police officers who were fired from their job because they were gay. Both suffered harassment and discrimination. This month we talked with Officer Zach LeMire, a gay man, with a distinguished military career and who was hired by the Elk Grove Police … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:51

Show Notes – March 26, 2017

The 30th Sonoma County Pride celebration is happening this June 2 through 4 and the Sonoma County Pride organization is planning a very special landmark celebration featuring a concert at the Graton Resort and Casino with Billy Gillman and Steve Grand. These two powerful voices are both “out” gay men … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:03:41

Show Notes – February 26, 2017

This month we talk got caught up with two of the organizations that have been part of the LGBT community here in the Bay Area since 1978. We begin talking with three members of the Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. They shared some of the history of the Sisters … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:02:08

Special Report: Post-Election Activism

The entire Outbeat Radio team gathered for a round table discussion about the new federal administration and this post-election period. We talked about how to sort out fact from fiction in the media, how to take care of yourself during this fearful and stressful time, some of the real threats … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:10

Show Notes – January 22, 2017

It’s our first show of the new year and we had a studio packed with amazing guests starting with newly elected State Senator, Scott Wiener. Senator Wiener was a very successful and prolific legislator while on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. He’s already introduced a housing bill to the … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:04:01

Show Notes – December 25, 2016

Happy Holidays! On this Christmas Day edition of Outbeat News In Depth, we share highlights from this year’s annual Matthew Shepard Foundation Honors event held in October of this year. We begin talking with singer, song-writer, Matt Alber about how Matt’s story impacted him. Matt shares his story and a … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:59

Show Notes – November 27, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! This month we were thrilled to spend time with Cleve Jones at his home in the Castro to talk about his life and his new book, “When We Rise.” Cleve is a remarkable man who’s been at the heart of the LGBT civil rights movement here in … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:20:05

Show Notes – October 23, 2016

Did you know there is a Catholic Church that allows women to serve as priests, recognizes same-sex marriage, and allows priests to marry? That’s right, it’s the “Old Catholic Church” and this month we learned all about it from Bishop David Doyle and two of his priests, all three of whom are … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:59:59

Show Notes – September 25, 2016

On June 12, 2016, we all woke to news about the mass shooting at the Pulse Bar in Orlando, Florida. It was a tragedy that had impact around the world. This month we talked with Lt. James Young, who is the LGBT Liaison Officer for the Orlando Police Department, about how … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:03:17

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