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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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.