giving voice to LGBTQ youth and the issues they face. Thursday
evening at 6:30, Saturday afternoon at 1:00.
in-depth local news and public affairs discussion (northern
Westchester communities along the Hudson River). Monday evening at
6:30, Wednesday morning at 7:30.
For the Greater
a look at a
different lower Hudson valley nonprofit each week.
Wednesday evening at 6:30, Saturday morning at 9:00.
discussion about recovery from illness, trauma, and more. Friday
evening at 6:30, Saturday morning at 9:30.
Democracy Now! daily independent global
news hour. Weekdays at noon.
Free Speech Radio News daily national and international
newsmagazine. Weekday afternoons at 4:00 and
again at 6:00.
This Way Out international gay and lesbian newsmagazine.
Tuesday afternoon at 1:30, Saturday morning at 11:30.
Making Contact national and international public affairs.
Monday afternoon at 1:30, Saturday mornings at 10:30.
Alternative Radio national and international public affairs.
Wednesday afternoon at 1:00, Saturday at noon.
CounterSpin media critique. Monday
afternoon at 1:00, Saturday morning at 10:00.
(Pacifica) radio from the grassroots a wide variety of programs from
community radio stations and independent producers. Tuesday
afternoon at 1:00, Saturday morning at 11:00.
All airtimes are Eastern Time.
More about OutCasting,
including LGBTQ community resources and the Trevor Project
Related: Front page
article about OutCasting in the October 6, 2011 edition of
The Journal News
is WDFH's public radio program giving voice to LGBTQ youth issues.
LGBTQ ISSUES IN
EDUCATION A reading of the play
"Queering History" by Maggie Keenan-Bolger, and an interview with Maggie
about how the play came to be.
More info on
OutCasting this week:
Thursday evening, July 25 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Saturday afternoon, July 27 1:00-1:30 p.m.
New York's Gender Expression Non-Discrimination
This week, OutCasting returns to our look at
transgender issues in a discussions with Richard Gottfried, a member
of the New York State Assemblyman who represents Assembly District 75
on the west side of Manhattan. Assemblyman Gottfried is known
for the HIV testing confidentiality law. He introduced New
York's first marriage equality bill in 2003 and co-sponsored the bill
that brought marriage equality to New York in 2011. He is
now sponsoring GENDA, which would add gender identity and expression
to the state's anti-discrimination laws concerning housing,
employment, and public accommodation.
LOCAL NEWS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
In Focus, an
in-depth discussion program on local news and public affairs, features
guest reporter Gary Cahill, editor and publisher of The Gazette,
based in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
More podcasting info...
In Focus this
Monday evening, July 22 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning, July 24 7:30-8:00 a.m.
hosted this week by Ian Isanberg
The Briarcliff Manor Board of Education had its annual
reorganization meeting, at which Paul Wasserman, who opposed the
board's budget that was voted down on May 21, was sworn in as a
trustee. Many people blame him and his running-mate for what was the
school district's first budget defeat in at least 40 years. It
remains to be seen how he gets along with fellow board members as the
school year progresses.
The Town of Cortlandt will have a
celebration of its 225th
anniversary on Sunday, July 28, from 3 to
9:30 p.m. at George's Island Park, Montrose. It
will be an old-fashioned community-style picnic type of event
with music, games, crafts fair,
concluding with fireworks.
July 31 is the deadline for applying to be one of
the purchasers of 14 two-bedroom
"affordable" condominiums at 445 North State Road, Briarcliff Manor.
Ossining schools administrators and teachers agree
to salary freezes and minor benefits concessions in new contracts
that have been in effect since July 1.
For the Greater Good
Nonprofit organizations do incredibly
important work left undone by the private sector, government, and other
forces our society. For the Greater Good
is a half-hour weekly program spotlighting the
work being done by nonprofit organizations in our area.
Hosted by Di Morgan, discussion will focus on activities, programs,
services, events, and the need for funds and
More podcasting info...
For the Greater Good this week:
evening, July 24 6:30-7:00 p.m.
July 27 9:00-9:30 a.m.
Ossining's Open Door Family Medical Center (encore presentation)
Anita Wilenkin of the Open Door Medical Center in Ossining discusses how her
agency which provides affordable, quality health care for all, regardless of
a patient's ability to pay. Comprehensive medical, dental and social
services and chronic disease management are just a few of the programs
offered. Learn more at www.opendoormedical.org.
hosted by veteran journalist Robyn Leary (1950-2011), is WDFH's
pioneering half-hour program dedicated to resilience in recovery.
The show focuses on health and medical topics, new science technologies,
advances in trauma research, public policy, addiction treatment,
recovery advocacy, veterans' affairs, family courts, anti-violent-crime
strategies, domestic violence resources, and more.
Robyn died unexpectedly
on June 6, 2011. We are broadcasting encore presentations of
Recovery Talk in respectful and loving memory of her.
Friday evening, July 26
Saturday morning, July 27 9:30-10:00 a.m.
On this edition of Recovery
Talk, Jim J. shares some of the peaks and valleys along his road to
recovery from alcoholism. Clean and sober for eleven years, his
stories reflect many joys not widely known about or commonly
associated with recovery. Tune in!
NEWS AND ANALYSIS
Monday-Friday afternoons 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Free Speech Radio News
Monday-Friday afternoons 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Monday-Friday evenings 6:00-6:30 p.m.
LESBIAN / BISEXUAL / TRANSGENDER ISSUES
This Way Out
This Way Out is the
award-winning internationally distributed gay and lesbian radio
newsmagazine program. The half-hour program leads off each
week with a brief summary of some of the major news events in or
affecting the lesbian and gay communities, compiled from a variety of
publications and broadcasts around the world, and continues with more
in-depth reports and features. More info at
This Way Out
Tuesday afternoon, July 23 1:30-2:00 p.m.
July 27 11:30 a.m.-12:00
A blog and a book were both "Born This
Conan O'Brien heals Pat Robertson's tummy
an effort to pass ENDA returns to the
a Colombian judge says yes to a gay
couple's marriage proposal
Kolkata Pride walkers question normalcy
the Tel Aviv LGBT Center massacre is
redefined as a hate crime
LGBT news from around the world.
public affairs documentaries
"An international radio program that links people,
vital ideas, and important information."
Making Contact, produced by
National Radio Project, is an award-winning half-hour weekly
magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 180
radio stations in the USA, Canada and South Africa.
Making Contact is committed to in-depth
critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing
voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media, Making
Contact focuses on the human realities of politics and the
connections between local and global events, emphasizing positive and
creative ways to solve problems.
In-depth reports on political
and social issues, trends and events, contributed by journalists from
around the globe.
Ordinary people talk about
how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities.
Speeches by social activists and advocates
share a vision of a better world.
Topics include, but are not limited to:
Civil Liberties ■
Global Political Economy
Latin America ■
Middle East ■
Foreign Policy ■
Domestic Politics ■
Monday afternoon, July 22 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Saturday morning, July 27 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Susan Burton, A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project executive
director and founder
A new way of life and and the new
The alternatives to prison are few and far between. And
after serving time, the options for getting back on your feet are even
worse. Finding food, a job, and a place to
live with a criminal record can become an almost impossible task. On
this edition, we look at women building their
own support network after being released from prison. Well hear A New
Way of Life and the New Underground Railroad,
a documentary by Chris-Moore Backman.
Featuring: Susan Burton, A New Way of Life
Re-Entry Project executive director and founder; Michelle Alexander,
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
author; Alika Savage, Yolanda Brown, Renee Levi, Maisha
Bailey, Sabrayiah DeMoss, Samantha Jenkins, A New Way of Life
Drawing on an
international network of experts, analysts, and artists, CounterSpin
dissects news coverage of a wide range of issues and current events.
In addition to providing an antidote to the tweedle-dee, tweedle-dum
reporting that dominates mainstream media, CounterSpin exposes
and highlights biased and inaccurate news, censored stories, press/state
cronyism, disinformation, propaganda and spin control, interference by
sponsors and owners, media mergers, gaffes and goofs by America's
leading TV pundits, sexist and racist media assumptions, the corporate
takeover of public TV, attacks on free speech in music, entertainment,
and news industries tough, independent journalism that cuts against
the media grain. CounterSpin is produced by FAIR
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting.
More information about
CounterSpin and FAIR is available at
Monday afternoon, July 22 1:00-1:30 p.m.
July 27 10:00-10:30 a.m.
This week on CounterSpin:
The George Zimmerman not guilty verdict was upsetting to those who
campaigned for justice for Trayvon Martin, but it wasn't necessarily
surprising to those who have seen too many examples of similar
killings of young people of color go unpunished. We'll
speak with UCLA professor Robin Kelley about how the person on trial
it was Trayvon Martin.
Also on CounterSpin this week:
assault on women's reproductive rights isn't completely ignored
by the media; State Sen. Wendy Davis' epic filibuster got a lot of
coverage, even is much of is wasn't all that illuminating.
But are media treating the assault as
the national story many say it is? We'll
talk to Jodi Jacobson, women's health advocate and the editor of RH
is a weekly one-hour public affairs program
providing information, analyses, and
views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media.
is hosted by David Barsamian, the award-winning founder and
director of the show, which
is based in Boulder, Colorado.
One of America's most wide-ranging and respected independent
journalists, David Barsamian has altered the media landscape with his
radio programs and books with Noam Chomsky, Tariq Ali, Howard Zinn,
Arundhati Roy, and others.
His most recent books are Power Systems: Conversations on
Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire
with Noam Chomsky, Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism
with Richard Wolff, and a reissue of the
classic How the World Works. His
best-selling books with Chomsky have been translated into many
He is winner of the Media Education Award, the A.C.L.U.'s
Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, and the Cultural
Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. The
Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its Top Ten Media
Established in 1986, A.R.
is dedicated to the founding principles of public broadcasting, which
urge that programming serve as "a forum for controversy and debate," be
diverse and "provide a voice for groups that may otherwise be unheard."
The project is entirely independent, sustained solely by
individuals who buy transcripts and tapes of programs.
More information about
Alternative Radio, including information about purchasing copies
of A.R. programs, is available at
is sometimes taken to stand for 'alternative radio.'
A better reading would be 'authentic'
or 'autonomous radio,' free from constraints of concentrated
power, state or private, responsive to needs and concerns of the
communities it reaches and open to their participation."
Alternative Radio this
July 24 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Saturday afternoon, July 27 12:00-1:00
Drones represent a new era in
warfare. They are the White
House-Pentagon-CIA weapon of choice. Clean
21st century death from above. No
body bags. No weeping mothers.
At least not in the homeland.
The President decides who lives and who dies. Its
a dangerous world. Enemies are lurking
everywhere. Lets get them before they
Georgetown Law Professor Rosa
Brooks, among others, are ringing alarm bells. She
told a Senate committee, Right now we have the executive branch making
a claim that it has the right to kill anyone anywhere on earth at any
time for secret reasons based on secret evidence in a secret process
undertaken by unidentified officials. Thats
not the rule of law. That frightens me.
As Bob Dylan tells us in
License to Kill: Man thinks cause he rules the earth he can do
with it as he please, And if things dont change soon, he will.
Jeremy Scahill is the award-winning National Security
Correspondent for the Nation magazine and author of the
best-sellers Blackwater and Dirty Wars.
He has reported from war zones
around the world. His work has
sparked several congressional investigations. He
is also the subject of the film Dirty Wars, an official
selection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
radio from the grassroots is a weekly
Pacifica program produced in collaboration with
community radio stations and independent producers across the country.
Sprouts this week:
Tuesday afternoon, July 23 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Saturday morning, July 27 10:00-10:30 p.m.
Star Knowledge Conferences
Star Knowledge Conferences are gatherings
of cosmic knowledge, Native American knowledge old and new, and sharing
of many other people's visions for the future. All
come together in the interest of supporting Planet Earth.
The founder of the conference and his
brother, Chief Golden Light Eagle and Chief Blue Star Eagle, explain.