Category Archives: Sexuality

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Listen (29 min) Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha (she/they) is a queer disabled non-binary femme writer and cultural worker of Burger/ Tamil Sri Lankan and Irish/ Roma ascent is the guest. Her work has been widely published, most recently in The Deaf … Continue reading

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Eli Clare, author of EXILE AND PRIDE

Friday, September 18, 2-3 pm PDT on KPFA First published in 1999, the groundbreaking book, Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness and Liberation is essential to the history and future of disability politics. Eli Clare’s revelatory writing about his experiences as … Continue reading

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Sins Invalid – The Movie

Friday, August 1, 2- 3 pm PST on KPFA. A program busting though assumptions and stereotypes about sexuality and disability.  Our guests, the performance group Sins Invalid, make “an unshamed claim to beauty in the face of invisibility.”  They are … Continue reading

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Helen Keller In Love

Listen 28 min   Eddie Ytuarte will talk to Rosie Sultan about her recently released book, Helen Keller in Love.           This relationship has been written about in biographies and in Keller’s autobiography, but the novel delves … Continue reading

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Morningstar Vancil

LISTEN (28 min) Morningstar Vancil photo courtesy Fabled Asp To celebrate 2010, The Year of Honoring Lesbians With Disabilities, Morningstar Vancil speaks candidly about her life as a lesbian stage-3 cancer survivor. Vancil is a butch activist dyke of mixed … Continue reading

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Sins Invalid

Take a good look in the mirror. Do you feel pride in what you see? Pushing Limits ogles — Beauty in the Face of Invisibility. Listen, 28 min. Leah Gardner interviews Patricia Berne and Nomy Lamm from the groundbreaking organization, Sins Invalid. … Continue reading

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Krip Hop Meets Homo Hop

Listen to this Program When organizer Leroy F. Moore, Jr. announced the first-ever joint conference of disabled and queer hip hop musicians last April at UC Berkeley, he got some knee jerk reactions. He heard pity for the krip hoppers, fear of the homos … Continue reading

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