RadioACTive: March 1, 2021

  • March 1, 2021
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#EverdayPeople edition of RadioACTive: Community Co-Host Sue Robbins and Equality Utah's Troy Williams review the fight to beat back UT bills targeting the transgender community. Plus, YWCA Utah Young Women's Leadership Summit, Queer Spectra Arts Festival, Women of the World Virtual Gala, BLM-Utah's #BlackHistoryBus.

Tonight's lineup:

RadioACTive was on the road this weekend to cover Black Lives Matter Utah Chapter and the debut of its #BlackHistoryBus outside The Leonardo. To see our Facebook feed of the event, click here. In this audio clip, BLM-Utah's Lex Scott explained the purpose of the bus:

Ioana Platon and Mallory Bateman of YWCA Utah’s Young Women’s Council, which this Friday will host its annual Young Women's Leadership Summit online. It’s free. Click here for details.

Samira Harnish of Women of the World. Established in 2009, WoW helps forcibly displaced women make Salt Lake City their home and build community through self-reliance and trust.

Max Barnewitz and Aileen Norris, co-organizers of the Queer Spectra Arts Festival. They issued a call-for-submissions from queer artists on the theme of “The Queer & Now. Click here for details. Submissions deadline: March 15. 2021 Festival: May 22-23 online.

#3QuickPicks on the People's Business at the Utah Legislature with Emily Walsh of League of Women Voters of Utah

  • March 3: Join the League of Women Voters of Utah at 11:00 a.m. for its last virtual lunch of the General Session of the Utah Legislature. They'll catch you up on the action and answer your questions on The People's Business. 

Community Co-Host Sue Robbins and Equality Utah's Troy Williams talked about the latest on anti-trans bills at the Utah Legislature, including H.B. 302 -- Preserving Sports for Female Students, as well as looked ahead to future legislative fights based on the bills here and nationwide.

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Community Co-Host: Sue Robbins, Community Co-Host of Everyday People edition
  • Executive Producer:  Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer