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March 2019 — OutCaster Andrew talks with Paul D. Castillo of Lambda Legal about Title IX, which bars sex discrimination in schools.
February 2019 — OutCaster Alex (left) continues his conversation with Mimi and Jerry Goodman about how having two gay children has affected their lives and outlook on the world.
LATEST OUTCASTING OVERTIME
March 2019 — OutCaster Andrew describes what can go wrong when doctors are uncomfortable with young transgender patients or insensitive to their needs.
February 2019 — OutCaster Alex reflects on his speech at the Gilbert Baker memorial and his hopes for what it might represent in his life.
OutCasting founder and executive producer Marc Sophos has won an AARP Purpose Prize Fellowship, a prestigious national honor for OutCasting! More info coming soon.
OutCasting and OutCasting Overtime, public radio's groundbreaking LGBTQ youth programs, are produced by MFPG — Media for the Public Good, Inc., a national nonprofit public media production organization with a local public radio heritage: for many years, we owned and operated a public radio station just north of New York City — WDFH FM 90.3 Westchester Public Radio.
MISSION — OutCasting helps create a more just world for LGBTQ people by contributing to our nation's discussion of LGBTQ issues from a unique youth perspective that enlightens general public radio audience that's open to learning about LGBTQ issues but may not know much about them.
LISTEN — You can hear OutCasting here on MFPG.org — OutCasting | OutCasting Overtime | OutCasting Extras — and via iTunes. And hear the show on public radio: OutCasting is distributed nationally on the Pacifica Radio Network and the Public Radio Exchange under its own name and as a regular contributor to the weekly series Sprouts: Radio from the Grassroots on public radio stations around the country. OutCasting Overtime is also on Pacifica and PRX and is featured regularly on the program This Way Out, carried on more than 200 stations.
SUPPORT — Individual contributions are our main source of support, so please make your tax-deductible gift now! And if you're a possible major individual donor or a foundation or a business that wants to support the LGBTQ community through OutCasting, please see our special message for you.
YOUTH PARTICIPANTS — We're always looking for new youth participants for OutCasting — LGBTQ youth (closeted or out) and straight allies of high school or college age. You must be able to attend weekly production sessions, which are generally held in the afterschool or evening hours. Our home studio is in Westchester County, just north of New York City. We also have an OutCasting bureau at Michigan State University in East Lansing.
NEW BOARD MEMBERS — We are looking for highly qualified people to join MFPG's Board of Directors. Ideal candidates should have previous non-profit board experience, willingness and preferably experience in non-profit fundraising, and a strong and supportive interest in LGBTQ issues. It's not necessary for you to be physically located in the New York area. Please read more and then contact us if you're interested in applying.
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