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January 2019 — OutCaster Alex (left) talks with Mimi and Jerry Goodman about how having two gay children has affected their lives and outlook on the world.
December 2018 — OutCaster Alex speaks with Amalee (left), a fellow OutCaster currently in her transitioning process.
LATEST OUTCASTING OVERTIME
January 2019 — OutCaster Dante comments on increasingly specific labels within the LGBTQ community. Do they help or hurt?
December 2018 — OutCaster Alex talks about the rarity, and importance, of having LGBTQ elected officials.
January 2019 — OutCasters Lucas and Alex look at some funny and serious LGBTQ topics. This month: serial killer; Grindr exec steps down; the underlying cause of lesbianism.
Monthly updates from OutCasting
January 2019 — prestigious national honor for OutCasting!
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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