10/24/2013 Fresh Fruit

 

Segment One: Rainbow Health Initiative

Pete talks with Tiffany Paulson, Communications and Marketing Manager for Rainbow Health Initiative (RHI), about Dance! Dance! their First Annual Gala Event.  The event is Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Aria in Minneapolis.

She also discusses RHI's data tour, a state-wide trek to share the results of this year's LGBT health assessment with community members and health care providers about disparities LGBT people face.  RHI will be in Duluth on the weekend of November 10 and 11 for a series of events.

Segment Two: Bi Activism and conference at the White House

Pete talks with Lauren Beach, JD and PhD candidate in viral genetics from the U of M about a variety of issues.  She recently attended a White House conference about bisexuality, described here.  Also discussed is the upcoming Bisexual Organizing Project's annual meeting and election.  Pete and Lauren also talk about Bi Summit at Out & Equal Workplace Advocates Summit on Workplace Equality in Minneapolis.

Playlist Tracks: 
George Michael - Feeling Good
Album: Twenty Five; Label: SONY
RuPaul - Cover Girl (feat. Bebe Zahara Benet)
Album: Jealous of My Boogie - The RuMixes; Label: RuCo
Frankie Knuckles - Your Love (You Got the Love Remix)
Album: Frankie Knuckles Presents: His Greatest Hits from Trax Records; Label: Casablanca
Josephine Baker - Don't Touch My Tomatoes
Album: The Fabulous Josephine Baker; Label: RCA
Frank Ocean - Thinkin Bout You
Album: Channel ORANGE; Label: Def Jam
Tracy Chapman - Talkin' About A Revolution
Album: Tracy Chapman; Label: Elektra Records
Tiffany Paulson - Communications & Marketing Manager of Rainbow Health Initiative
Topics: Dance! Dance! gala and the RHI data tour
Lauren Beach - JD and PhD candidate
Topics: White House bisexuality conference, BOP's annual meeting, and The Bi Community Day at the Out and Equal Summit