"Gay is Good": Frank Kameny (1925-2011) | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

"Gay is Good": Frank Kameny (1925-2011)

Play associated audio
Frank Kameny, shown here at the Youth Pride Day in D.C. in April, 2011, died at his Washington, D.C. home Oct. 11.
Elvert Barnes (http://www.flickr.com/photos/perspective/5676159176/)
Frank Kameny, shown here at the Youth Pride Day in D.C. in April, 2011, died at his Washington, D.C. home Oct. 11.

We bid farewell to gay rights pioneer, Frank Kameny, who died this week at age 86. Metro Connection interviewed Kameny for our "Underdogs" show in February 2011; we revisit that conversation, conducted on the stretch of 17th Street NW known as "Frank Kameny Way."

[Music: "Unforgettable" by Jackie Gleason Orchestra from Music, Martinis and Memories / "Love You Inside Out [Instrumental in the Style of the Bee Gees]" by Love You Inside Out from Karaoke Hits Vol. 2]

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 28

You can see a play that explores issues affecting modern-day schoolchildren and their parents or check out the last free concert of a free, summer series.

NPR

How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
WAMU 88.5

Former Head Of INS Weighs In On White House Immigration Policy

Doris Meissner was the head of Immigration and Naturalization Services under President Bill Clinton, and she speaks with Armando Trull about the constraints on the current president as he seeks to handle the immigration crisis.

NPR

Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese

Why do some cheeses melt and caramelize better than others? Researchers used high-tech cameras and special software to figure it out.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.