In Our Own Voices

Series produced by KXCI

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In Our Own Voices offers listeners a glimpse into the experiences of the various voices that make up Tucson’s LGBTQ+ communities.

You’ll hear everything from stories of families, careers, coming out, to traditions, music, and everything in between. The series is hosted and produced by Dante Celeiro, Grace Gonzales, Tucker Grace, Lola Lai Jong, Jamie A Lee, Kurt B. Reighley, Erin Russ and TC Tolbert, volunteers from Tucson’s LGBTQ+ communities.

In Our Own Voices: Amplifying Tucson’s LGBTQ+ Communities is made possible by a grant from The Alliance Fund LGBTQ+: A Fund of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona.


13 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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TC Tolbert talks with Ben Zorro about creative writing and how we can support our LGBTQ+ youth.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 04:45
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Tucson poet TC Tolbert interviews Kristin Nelson about how writing influences her identity as a queer female poet.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 03:17
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Producer Lola interviews Lavina Tomer, Chair of Senior Pride. Lavina talks about her background and shares part of her coming out story.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 03:33
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In this interview, TC Tolbert and Erin Russ talk about the importance of community participation and some of the progress we've made in our own com...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 03:33
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Producer Tucker Grace interviews DJ El Toro about the importance of amplifying queer artists.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:56
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TC Tolbert interviews Eve Rifkin about queer mothering. In Our Own Voices offers listeners a glimpse into the experiences of the various voices th...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 04:11
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In Our Own Voices offers listeners a glimpse into the experiences of the various voices that make up Tucson’s LGBTQ+ communities. You’ll hear every...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:02
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In Our Own Voices offers listeners a glimpse into the experiences of the various voices that make up Tucson’s LGBTQ+ communities. You’ll hear every...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:19
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Producer Lola Lai Jong talks with Chicana hip hop radio host, VRiv, about coming up and out in a household with a conservative Mexicana mother.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:57
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El Toro talks with Dr, Eric Plemons, author of The Look of a Woman: Facial Feminization Surgery and the Aims of Trans‐ Medicine.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 04:17
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Producer Dante Celeiro interviews producer Lola Lai Jong.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:44
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Erin talks with Lizette, a parent of a transgender child about the different ways celebrating the holidays has changed in her family.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 04:20
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Tucson's poet laureate TC Tolbert talks with Rosie P. about Queer Identity.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 04:18