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Connections: Conversations with the women behind "Transformation Thursday"

We celebrate Rochester Pride Week with a conversation about "Transformation Thursday." It's a new podcast hosted and produced by Amy Stephens and Penny...
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Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:14pm
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Connections: Discussing inclusion and diversity in children's media

During the season premiere of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur,” Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, got married. The episode, “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone...
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Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:48am
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Connections: Discussing identity and belonging with people of color in the LGBTQ community

We sit down with people of color in the local LGBTQ community to discuss identity, how they find belonging, and how they recruit allies. Our guests...
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Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:46am
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Connections: J.J. Warren, LGBTQ activist in the United Methodist Church

A young, gay activist in the United Methodist Church made headlines earlier this year when he appealed to the church to accept him and his LGBTQ peers....
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Mon, 06/10/2019 - 10:19am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of the Stonewall Riots on LGBTQ rights in America

2019 marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots, which sparked the gay liberation movement. Next week, the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County...
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Wed, 03/27/2019 - 11:31am
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Connections: Peterson Toscano on the intersections of gender, religion, and climate

How can comedy and art be used to address serious issues like race and climate change? Actor and activist Peterson Toscano incorporates storytelling and...
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Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:46am
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Connections: What's next for U.S. Methodist churches that oppose the Traditional Plan?

A local church is weighing decisions similar to those faced by Spiritus Christi Church several decades ago. Asbury First United Methodist Church is...
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Thu, 02/28/2019 - 9:46am
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Connections: Parenting LGBTQ youth

A debate erupted over social media when pop culture reporter and Billy Eichner advised parents-to-be to consider how they would react if they found out...
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Thu, 12/13/2018 - 9:54am
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Connections: Discussing challenges faced by the transgender community

We sit down with members of the transgender community to discuss a range of issues, including a controversial political cartoon that recently appeared...
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Wed, 10/31/2018 - 12:39pm
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Connections: Discussing LGBTQ representation in television and film

Disney recently announced that its new film, "Jungle Cruise," will feature the company's first openly gay character. The role will be played by Jack...
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Wed, 08/15/2018 - 1:27pm
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