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The Tenth Voice (LGBT)

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The Tenth Voice is the Kansas City area’s only weekly broadcast created by and for LGBTQIA people in our community in the Greater Kansas City area and around the world online. Listeners can tune in each Saturday at 1:00 PM. Each week our team of hosts and producers present interviews, information, music, news and features especially important to Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, Transgender and Allied collective communities. Since 1989, The Tenth Voice radio show has documented and informed the LGBTQIA Kansas City Community.

The name of the show comes from the early Dr. Kinsey sex studies where he determined that 1 in 10 people are homosexual. That number has changed over time but just like the historic Stonewall name, we are keeping ours for the same reason.

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Trans Talk: Fighting for the Rights of Transgender Kids, and New Surgical Techniques
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November 26, 2016 | 1:00 pm

Hello everyone! We have two guests for the Trans Talk edition of the Tenth Voice this weekend. First we will be speaking with Julie, the mother of a transgender young man, who is suing the Odessa Missouri school district over discrimination against her son. Next, we will be talking with Dr. Peter Raphael, a surgeon with the American Institute of Plastic Surgery who serves the transgender male and female community, about his practice and developments in transgender surgery.


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Trans Talk: Transition in Prison
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October 22, 2016 | 1:00 pm

We are devoting the entire show this month to a special guest and those who are supporting her. JoAnna Ramsey is a transgender woman who experienced a harrowing time incarcerated in Kansas within the male prison population, and she will be speaking with us about herself, what she went through in prison, and her transgender activism behind the wall. Also with us will be Caroline Gibbs, founder of the Transgender Institute of Kansas City, who will discuss how the Institute worked to help JoAnna, as well as plans for a future outreach project for transgender prisoners.


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Trans Talk: Featuring, Carmen!
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September 24, 2016 | 1:00 pm

Hello everyone! We begin this month’s Trans Talk edition of the Tenth Voice speaking with Haley Bridges, the Director of TrueGender, which is a new local organization working to tackle the problem of high medical costs for transgender families. Next we will continue our Transgender Kaleidoscope series, speaking with Carmen Xavier, a transgender woman with a wonderful outlook on life and local political aspirations to help the community.


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IBC September 17, 2016 | 1:00 pm

A live broadcast of the Kansas City Blues Society's International Blues Challenge.


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Sandra Moran Radio Book Club
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September 10, 2016 | 1:00 pm

On this book club show, we'll discuss "A Cup of Water Under My Bed" by Daisy Hernandez. Panelists Miguel M. Morales and Monica Soto join host Elizabeth Andersen for Hispanic Heritage Month.


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Trans Talk: Hormone Therapy and a Family in Transition
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August 27, 2016 | 1:00 pm

Hello everyone! We begin this month's Trans Talk edition of the Tenth Voice speaking with Dr. Courtney Marsh, a Reproductive Specialist at The University Of Kansas Hospital who provides hormone therapy to many of the Kansas City transgender community. Dr Marsh will be answering questions about hormone therapy and other transgender medical issues. For the second half of our program we continue our Transgender Kaleidoscope series, and this time we're highlighting not just one individual, but an entire family of hope: Libby, a transgender woman who has just finished high school, and her father Michael, mother Louise, and fiancé Eliza – who also happens to be a transgender woman.


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The Sandra Moran Alphabet Soup Radio Book Club
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August 13, 2016 | 1:00 pm

This month's book for the Sandra Moran Alphabet Soup Radio Book Club is Backcast by Ann McMan, which has been described as Fried Green Tomatoes meets The Big Chill by way of A River Runs Through It.


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The Sandra Moran Alphabet Soup Radio Book Club
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July 30, 2016 | 1:00 pm

This bonus book club show featured four authors.


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Trans Talk: Meet Grace and Gus!
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July 23, 2016 | 1:00 pm

Our first guest will be Grace Cox-Johnson, a transgender woman who has a passion for music, and who acts as music director at Transfinity KC, Kansas City’s own transgender chorus. Our second guest will be Gus, a transgender man who has been an educator, mentor, and voice in the community, and who is here to share his own story with us. While Gus has been through many challenges in his life, but in the end one of his greatest feelings of accomplishment is in finally being just a “normal guy” and living an authentic life.


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The Sandra Moran Alphabet Soup Radio Book Club
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July 9, 2016 | 1:00 pm

The book is Michael Chabon's “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay” -- a sweeping story of comic books, golems, escape, and a gay love story.


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Programmer
Elizabeth Andersen | Email me | Facebook

Elizabeth Andersen hosts the Tenth Voice each 3rd Saturday of the month.


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Sandra Meade | Email me

Sandra Meade hosts the TransTalk edition of The Tenth Voice each 4th Saturday of each month.


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Una Nowling | Email me

Una is the hostess of Trans Talk, which airs every fourth Saturday on The Tenth Voice.

Una is an engineering consultant, technical writer, and adjunct professor who is a transgender researcher and historian. She is the founder of the transgender information website Transas City, and speaks publicly at various venues in Kansas and Missouri about transgender topics. She mentors transgender youth and adults, organizes charitable outreach to transgender persons in the region, and has assisted with establishing legal protections for transgender persons.


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