On location in St. Paul with Jennifer Dieter of The Aliveness Project. We talk about the history of the organization, the services they provide to the community and how you can get involved in their biggest event of the year, Dining Out For Life, with Super Ambassadors Rebecca Waggoner-Johnson and Eric Zucker.
On location with Zaylore Stout to talk about his background, fighting for justice as his day job and his nighttime hobby, the Anoka-Hennepin School District situation, and his upcoming book, Our Gay History in 50 States.
On location in Saint Paul with longtime community advocate Scott Mikesh for a talk about the importance of Mental Fitness in our plugged in, fast-paced world, and his new coaching venture, 4DFit.
On-location at Quorum headquarters for our first in-depth interview with Rebecca Waggoner, Executive Director of Quorum, Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ and Allied chamber of commerce.
On location at the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis for the Doors Open Minneapolis Kickoff Reception with Mayor Jacob Frey.
On-location at Duluth Superior Pride 2018.
On-location at One Heartland in Northern Minnesota for the 2018 Red Ribbon Ride.
On-location in Loring Park for the 2018 Twin Cities Pride Festival.
On-location at the 2018 Twin Cities Pride Parade Part 2.
On-location at the 2018 Twin Cities Pride Parade Part 1.
On-location in Loring Park for the 2018 Twin Cities Pride Festival Part 3.
On-location in Loring Park for the 2018 Twin Cities Pride Festival Part 2.
On-location in Loring Park for the 2018 Twin Cities Pride Festival Part 1.
On-location at the 2018 Pride Beer Dabbler.
On-location at the 3rd annual Golden Valley Pride Festival.
On-location at LUSH for reflections on the late 90’s and 2000’s of Twin Cities Pride with Bill Nienaber, David Hill, and Eric Zimmerman.
On-location at the Tretter History Pavilion with Jean Tretter. Also included is a chat with some of the student archivists we met at the pavilion this year, as well as quick introduction to the Tretter Collection’s new Curator, Rachel Mattson.
On-location at LUSH for Lavender’s 2018 Score Thursday Pride Kickoff.
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.
On-location at the 2018 Winter Beer Dabbler with John Garland from The Growler Magazine. We catch up with old friends from the Pride Dabbler, make some new ones and talk with John about The Dabbler, The Growler, and the new Twin Cities Pride Magazine.
For over an HOUR of bonus footage from the 2018 Winter Beer Dabbler, click the links below!
On-location at Indeed Brewing for the Indeed We Can Twin Cities Pride fundraiser.
On-location at Twin Cities Pride Headquarters with Executive Director Dot Belstler. We talk with Dot about the 2017 Festival and about what’s coming up in 2018 and beyond.
Part 2 of special on-location coverage of Sunday in Loring Park at Pride 2017.
Part 1 of special on-location coverage of Sunday in Loring Park at Pride 2017.
Pride Winnipeg board members Barry, Amanda and Sandra at Twin Cities Pride 2017.
Part 2 of special on-location coverage of the 2017 Twin Cities Pride Parade.
Part 1 of special on-location coverage of the 2017 Twin Cities Pride Parade.
Part 5 of special on-location coverage of Saturday in Loring Park at Pride 2017.
Part 4 of special on-location coverage of Saturday in Loring Park at Pride 2017.
Part 3 of special on-location coverage of Saturday in Loring Park at Pride 2017.
Part 2 of special on-location coverage of Saturday in Loring Park at Pride 2017.
Part 1 of special on-location coverage of Saturday in Loring Park at Pride 2017.
Tretter Collection Founder Jean Tretter at the 2017 Pride History Pavillion.
Part 4 of on-location coverage of the 2017 Pride Dabbler in Loring Park.
Part 3 of on-location coverage of the 2017 Pride Dabbler in Loring Park.
Part 2 of on-location coverage of the 2017 Pride Dabbler in Loring Park.