05/18/2020 OUT cast


05/18/2020 OUT cast



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TUNE IN May 18 at 1:00 p.m., for OUT Cast on WMPG community radio (90.9 FM, Portland ME) to hear PART 2 of our interview with Samaa Abdurraqib on Queer Spirit, a series of conversations exploring explore queer life and the power of the Sacred, hosted by Tamara Torres McGovern and Marvin Ellison. Both Part 1 and 2 can also be found archived in the near future on the WMPG website at www.WMPG.org. Samaa Abdurraqib, a queer African American Muslim feminist, was born in New York, grew up in Ohio, and earned her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Samaa came to Maine in 2010 as an assistant professor at Bowdoin College. Currently, she’s the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence. In that role, she shares information with immigrants and others regarding the programs and resources available to people experiencing intimate partner violence. Samaa’s writings and public talks include these titles: “On Being Black and Muslim: Eclipsed Identities in the Classroom,” I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim, “The Sacred and the Sexual,” and “My Faith, My Feminism: How Islam Has Shaped My Activism.”

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WMPG 90.9 FM


Portland, Maine


WMPG, LGBTQ, OUT cast, Tamara Torres McGovern, Marvin Ellison, Queer Spirit series


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05/18/2020 OUT cast