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Sarah, Ruth & Paul Nangeroni, Nancy's niece and two (of 7) siblings, chat with us briefly

Emily Metcalfe, trans poet and activist, talks about a new trans support group, and reads some of her poetry

Steve Rendell, senior analyst from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, on flaws in today's corporate news reporting, and what can be done about it

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00:00 Introduction
  • Chatting with Sarah Nangeroni
  • Swimming in dirty water
7:28 Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News
  • MA: Romney loses control of GL youth commission
  • Provincetown club ordered to remove dancing pole
  • Yearbook photo torn from expensive annual
  • TX: Following orders from God insane, but following devil sane
  • Clown exposure increases women's fertility
  • Clown protesters attack missile facility
  • Men dressed as chicken attacked with bottle rockets
  • Men stumble into marijuana bust
  • Gnomes appear atop Italian restaurant
19:40 Ruth Nangeroni (Nancy's sister) talks about her participation in an intentional community and "unschooling" her children
Paul Nangeroni (Nancy's brother) relates a story about a musician friend hearing of Nancy, and his unconventional impetus to marry
Sarah Nangeroni (Nancy's niece) talks about some of her wilderness experiences
36:30 Raving Raven
  • Diamondback Terrapin turtle crossing
  • Jellyfish returning to Massachusetts
  • Giant beetle, falcons make comeback
  • Willie, cat thief, collects gardening gloves
42:55 Gender News
  • MA: Needle bill veto overridden, clean needles to become available
  • US House rejects Federal Marriage Amendment
  • NC: Law against cohabitation ruled unconstitutional
  • Goodrich couple, lead plaintiffs in successful MA same-sex lawsuit, separate
  • Human genome count a modest 34,000 [about genomes]
  • Vietnam to recognize transsexuality
  • Scotland: Anti-gay hate crimes soaring
50:21 Evelien's Diary, entry 44: "¿Que Pasa?"

Evelien's website:

54:29 Emily Metcalfe: twentysomething trans poet, activist, leader, mentor, and organizer in the trans community, joins us to share poetry and talk about activism, including a new support group, "BATS".

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

BATS Yahoo group:

MIT contact: Abigail Fran,, 617-253-0684

55:35 No Secrets
by Emily Metcalfe
76:46 Limericks
by Emily Metcalfe
80:48 The GenderTalk Calendar
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83:57 A few large corporations have greatly consolidated their ownership of our media, and tightly control the messages that we view. In the face of increasingly biased propagandizing, critique of the media is more important than ever to the health of our democracy. Steve Rendell, senior analyst for Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), and co-host Fair's radio program "CounterSpin", talks with us about their mission and some of their recent work on media bias.

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting:

116:25 End
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