Out On The Streets

This award-winning show features stories of 2 queer kids abandoned by their parents to the streets. Dmae Roberts profiles the life of Miracle, a young, black lesbian living on the streets of Portland, Oregon, and her bumpy road to recovery. Then David Gilmore introduces us to Kevyn, a counselor to HIV+ homeless gay men in Phoenix, Arizona. 2003 Siegenthaler/National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association (NLGJA) Excellence in Journalism Award for "Out on the Streets" 2004 Silver Reel for "Out on the Streets" National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB)


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Poetry Behind Bars: The Lines That Save Lives — Sometimes Literally

Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections, has drawn more than 1,000 entries. Its judge, Jimmy Santiago Baca, says it was a poetry book that helped him survive his own prison term.
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When It Came To Food, Neanderthals Weren't Exactly Picky Eaters

During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.
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Trump And Cruz Campaign At California GOP Convention

The remaining Republican presidential candidates have been making their case at the party's state convention. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler explains the divisions on display among Republicans.
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'The Guardian' Launches New Series Examining Online Abuse

A video was released this week where female sports journalists were read abusive online comments to their face. It's an issue that reaches far beyond that group, and The Guardian is taking it on in a series called "The Web We Want." NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with series editor Becky Gardiner and writer Nesrine Malik, who receives a lot of online abuse.