Fresh Fruit

Fresh Fruit, the longest running Queer radio show in the country, has been live on KFAI Fresh Air Radio since 1978. On May 11, 2013, Fresh Fruit Celebrates 35 Years!


Fresh Fruit Collective Hosts:

1st Thursdays-Leigh Combs and guest hosts

Youth spots, general topics

2nd Thursdays - Roxanne Anderson

RARE Productions focus on Queer people of Color

3rd Thursdays - Dixie Treichel & John Townsend

Arts, Entertainment, Politics, Philosophy, Surprises

4th Thursdays - Peter Gokey 

Politics, Health, Education, Literature and more..

Engineers - Roxanne Anderson, Leigh Combs, Peter Gokey, Dixie Treichel

Guest Host/Engineer - Norman Strizek

Guest Engineers - Kendrick Davies, Jeremy Brezovan, Pat Nelson


This Way Out the International Queer Radio Magazine
Airs on KFAI Sunday nights 11:30 pm

Queer Links

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The Trevor Project

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Congratualtions Minnesota! On May 14, 2013 Minnesota became the 12th State to legalize same gender marriage.


Recent Playlists

4/10/2014 Fresh Fruit

Show Host: Roxanne Anderson

In Studio Guest: Liz Lassiter-Vocalist, Eli-Keyboards, Shauen Silent Observer & fone photographer

4/3/2014 Fresh Fruit

Hosts: Norman Strizek & Dixie Treichel

Guests: Greg Hewett, writer, Quatrefoil Library & Adrian & Tiffany, Rainbow Health Initiative plus an excerpt played from the audio documentary Fresh Fruit: 35 Years of Queer Radio by Dixie Treichel

3/27/2014 Fresh Fruit
3/20/2014 Fresh Fruit

Hosts: Dixie Treichel & John Townsend

Women’s History Month Show
Guests: Beverly McClellan,singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist; Cassandra Snow, Gadfly Theatre; Frangena Johnson, speaker, singer, pastor; Susan Raffo, PFund Foundation

Beverly McClellan will be performing at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis on March 21 at 8pm

3/13/2014 Fresh Fruit

Roxanne Anderson in Studio live host
pre recorded Laverne Cox, CeCe McDonald, Paridise Valentino

3/6/2014 Fresh Fruit

Host: 1st Thursday Host of Fresh Fruit Leigh Combs
Regular Quarterly Segments: Recovery Radio with Betti
The Astrological Forecast with Heather Roan Robbins

2/27/2014 Fresh Fruit

Host Pete Gokey is joined by Keith Pederson to talk literature with local author Adam J. Nicolai.

2/20/2014 Fresh Fruit

Hosts: Dixie Treichel & John Townsend

Love Songs, Sensuality, Seduction and Scandal
Guests: Rob Ainsley, Head of Music, MN Opera, “The Dream of Valentino” and Nhojj, singer/songwriter, “Made to Love Him – Celebrating Love”

2/13/2014 Fresh Fruit

Host: Roxanne Anderson
Laverne Cox and CeCe McDonald
Pre Recorded in studio 3

2/6/2014 Fresh Fruit

Hosts: Norman Strizek & Dixie Treichel

Guests: Evelyn Resh, sexuality counselor & author of “Women, Sex, Power, and Pleasure; Getting the Life (and Sex) You Want”; Scotty Reynolds, Mike Meyer, “Tonya and Nancy: The Opera” with Mixed Precipitation