On-location at the Minneapolis Convention Center for Clare Housing’s A Place to Call Home Annual Luncheon.
On-location at Turf Club with RECLAIM for Art Heals 2018.
On-location at Unity Church in St. Paul for the Kaleo Center’s Night of a New Day event.
On-location at the 2018 Twin Cities Pride Festival with Theresa Holl of the Kelly Nicole Foundation. We talk about the music and legacy of Theresa’s late wife, Kelly Nicole, and about how you can help support the important work being done by the foundation in her memory.
Twin Cities Pride Board Chair Darcie Baumann sits down with Ryan for a special extended interview to talk candidly about the issues and controversies that have surrounded the Festival and Parade over the past two years. We talk about what went wrong, what’s been done to correct it and what’s being done this year and beyond to ensure that the Festival continues to be a safe and inclusive space for everyone.
We dig past the headlines, soundbites, reactions and misinformation of the past two years. We get to the heart of the matter and speak directly to the LGBTQ+ community about who Twin Cities Pride really is and why we need your help to keep getting better.
We talk about Darcie’s 10-year rise through the organization from volunteer to Board Chair, we answer all of your questions about Police involvement with the Festival and Parade, we respond directly to the demands raised by last year’s protesters and much, much more.
This is an historic, unprecedented, in-depth, one-on-one conversation with the first female, first Person of Color Board Chair of Twin Cities Pride that you won’t hear anywhere else. Clear your schedule for the next hour and a half.
On-location at Mercy Bar and Dining Room for the 2018 Quorum Community Leadership Awards Gala.
On-location at the Minneapolis Central Library for a community conversation with the Minneapolis Police Department, featuring City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins.
For episode 100, we venture deep into the caverns below the University of Minnesota on an epic quest to officially archive the first 6 episodes of The Beth Zemsky Podcast. For our expedition, we bring along Beth’s longtime friend and colleague, Lisa Vecoli, Curator of The Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, to help us tell the story of how the U of M Archives came into being and how (with some good community organizing!) the Tretter GLBT History Collection found its place and cemented its legacy among them.
We also take the opportunity to set the stage for the next 6 episodes of the Beth Zemsky Podcast by talking a little about where we’ve been so far and about where all of the deep intersectional movement energy in our country right now might be leading us.
On-location at the Earle Brown Heritage Center for the 2018 Opportunity Conference with Rainbow Health Initiative and Minnesota AIDS Project.
On-location at the Minnesota State Capital for the 2018 OutFront Youth Summit.
On-location with The Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus discussing their new Social Justice themed production, Rise Up!
On-location at Target Field with the Minnesota Twins Director of Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, Miguel Ramos.
On-location at First Unitarian Society with Skylark Opera Theatre discussing their upcoming production, As One.
On-location at The They/Them Project Gallery Opening at LUSH with Councilman Phillipe Cunningham.
For an extensive background on this episode, including interviews with the artist and several of the individuals involved in the project early on, check out episodes 59-62 of The TC Pride Podcast by clicking the links below.
On-location at the 2018 International Women’s Day event with Rare Productions and KFAI.