3/29/2012 Fresh Fruit

 

Spring Pledge Drive Show
Pledge on line: www.kfai.org or by Phone: 612-375-9030

Guests: Mey Chau, Morgan Wilcock, Gia Vitali, Andy Birkey

Mey Chau, Board of Directors, Shades of Yellow (SOY)
Shades of Yellow, also known as SOY, is a Hmong LGBTQ nonprofit organization that works to provide support, education, advocacy, and leadership development to Hmong LGBTQ and allies.

8th Annual SOY New Year
U Garden, 2725 University Ave S.E. Mpls, MN
Saturday, March 31st, 2012, 5pm to midnight

Morgan Wilcock, filmmaker, This Gay and Age
Southwest High School senior Morgan Wilcock’s film “This Gay and Age” won the Best Documentary Award in the 2011 Project VoiceScape Award competition, which promotes the work of aspiring documentarians, ages 14 to 19. Shown on PBS POV.

Gia Vitali, Research and Communications Director
Minnesotans United for All Families
Minnesotans United for All Families is a broad coalition of organizations and community and business leaders who have all joined to defeat the constitutional amendment which would limit the freedoms of Minnesotans and ban marriage for same-sex couples in Minnesota.

Andy Birkey, journalist
The American Independent
The Colu.mn
TC Daily Planet
MN Lobby Day and current issues update


Playlist Tracks: 
Judy Garland, B52s, Angela Motter, Tori Fixx, Josie Cotton, Ochi, David Bowie,Diana Ross, Scott Free, Gaye Adegbalola, Candye Kane, Lou Reed,DD/C, Sandy Rapp, Romanovsky & Phillips, RuPaul - FF Theme
Album: collage by Dixie Treichel; Label: Self release
Janis Ian - Married in London
Album: single; Label: www.janisian.com
Tori Fixx - Marry Me
Album: Marry Me; Label: A.C.R.N.OY.M. Records
Bettina Schelker - The Honeymoon is Over
Album: The Honeymoon Is Over; Label: foundagirl records
Mey Chau - Shades of Yellow
Topics: 8th Annual SOY New Year
Morgan Wilcock - Filmmaker
Topics: Morgan's film"This Gay and Age" and future projects
Gia Vitali - Communications Director
Topics: Minnesotans United for All Families
Andy Birkey - Journalist
Topics: Current issues & Lobby Day