Theresa Holl of the Kelly Nicole Foundation (TCP104)

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.

2018 Festival Preview with Board Chair Darcie Baumann (TCP103)

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.

A Community Conversation with the Minneapolis Police Department featuring Andrea Jenkins (TCP101)

On-location at the Minneapolis Central Library for a community conversation with the Minneapolis Police Department, featuring City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins.

Beth Zemsky and Lisa Vecoli, Curator of The Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies at the University of Minnesota (TCP100)

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.

They/Them Project Gallery Opening at LUSH with Councilman Phillipe Cunningham (TCP094)

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.

Episode 59 (Part 1)

Episode 60 (Part 2)

Episode 61 (Part 3)

Episode 62 (Part 4)

2018 Winter Beer Dabbler with John Garland (TCP092)

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!

Bonus Footage Part 1

Bonus Footage Part 2

Domestic Abuse in the LGBTQ Community with Eva Wood and Aaron Zimmerman (TCP069)

This is a special crossover edition of the TC Pride Podcast and The Domestic Abuse Project Podcast focusing on Domestic Abuse in the LGBTQ Community. We speak with Eva Wood, OutFront Minnesota’s Anti-Violence Program Director and Aaron Zimmerman, DAP’s new Director of Development and Communications.