05/11/2020 OUT cast


05/11/2020 OUT cast


Marvin Ellison



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Please tune into OUT Cast on WMPG community radio (90.9 FM, Portland ME) from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, May 11 (Part 1) and again Monday, May 18 (Part 2) for our interview with Samaa Abdurraqib on Queer Spirit, a series of conversations exploring explore queer life and the power of the Sacred. Samaa Abdurraqib, an 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.” Queer Spirit is co-hosted by Marvin Ellison and Tamara Torres McGovern.

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WMPG 90.9 FM


Portland, Maine


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05/11/2020 OUT cast