Gay Studies http://publicradiotulsa.org en A Conversation about Freedom to Marry, the Long-Running Campaign to Win Gay Marriage Nationwide http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/conversation-about-freedom-marry-long-running-campaign-win-gay-marriage-nationwide <p>On this installment of ST, a discussion of the marriage equality movement in our country. Hard to believe, perhaps, but the right for same-sex couples to marry was granted to the people of Massachusetts only ten years ago. A lot has happened in the last decade --- and by now, given that 20 different states have approved same-sex marriage, it's obvious that a lot of Americans have changed their minds and/or embraced gay-marriage tolerance, especially younger Americans. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:54:50 +0000 Rich Fisher 63312 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Conversation about Freedom to Marry, the Long-Running Campaign to Win Gay Marriage Nationwide Advocating for the Rights and Well-Being of LGBT Individuals in India --- and All Over the Globe http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/advocating-rights-and-well-being-lgbt-individuals-india-and-all-over-globe <p>On this edition of our program, we speak with Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, who belongs to the royal family of the former princely state of Rajpipla in the Indian subcontinent. He's the only known person of royal lineage in modern India to have publicly revealed that he is homosexual. After he suffered a nervous breakdown in 2002, Prince Manvendra's doctors told his family that he was gay, and he himself first talked publicly about his sexual orientation in 2006. Thu, 08 May 2014 21:00:19 +0000 Rich Fisher 59244 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Advocating for the Rights and Well-Being of LGBT Individuals in India --- and All Over the Globe "The Sexuality Spectrum" --- Now on Display at the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/sexuality-spectrum-now-display-sherwin-miller-museum-jewish-art-tulsa <p>"The Sexuality Spectrum" is a powerful and wide-ranging art exhibit now on view at the The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, at 2021 East 71st Street, a facility whose mission is "to preserve and share the legacy of Jewish art, history and culture." This traveling exhibit runs through February, and it includes works across a range of media, all of them exploring sexual orientation and/or sexual identity. More than 50 international contemporary artists are featured, including Judy Chicago, Joan Snyder, Arthur Tress, Archie Rand, Albert Winn, Trix Rosen, and others. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:28:28 +0000 Rich Fisher 53517 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Sexuality Spectrum" --- Now on Display at the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa "If You Could Be Mine: A Novel" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/if-you-could-be-mine-novel <p>We speak today by phone with author Sara Farizan, who is the daughter of Iranian immigrants, lives near Boston, and has just published her first novel. It's a YA novel that's been getting great reviews, and it's called "If You Could Be Mine." This book tells the story of two girls, Sahar and Nasrin, lifelong friends who live in the great Iranian city known as Tehran, and who also happen to be in love with one another. It is, as a critic for School Library Journal has written, a "terrific debut novel.... Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:12:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 46042 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "If You Could Be Mine: A Novel"