RadioACTive: May 20, 2019

  • May 20, 2019
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RadioACTive passes the mic to TEA of Utah and the Royal Court of the Golden Spike Empire, which celebrates its annual coronation this week. Plus, #StopTheBans rally at the Utah State Capitol at noon tomorrow

Tonight's lineup:

#StopTheBans, with Heather Stringfellow, vice president of public policy of Planned Parenthood Action Council of Utah, and Planned Parenthood supporter Liz Miller. 

  • May 21: #StopTheBans, 12:00 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol rotunda to protest anti-abortion bills passed by states in an attempt to bring a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade to the Supreme Court. Speakers will include state legislators, local activists, and leaders from local progressive organizations, including Karrie Galloway of Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. Part of a day of action at statehouses, town squares, and courthouses across the nation. Sixteen abortion bans have passed in states, including Utah, so far in 2019.

RadioACTive passed the mic to Transgender Education Advocates - TEA of Utah. Chair Sue Robbins spoke with members of the Royal Court of the Golden Spike Empire, Utah’s oldest LGBTQ+ organization, which will have its annual coronation later this week. Panelists included: 

  • Kayden From Hell/Kayden Petersen-Craig, Emperor XLIII
  • Vega Starr/Jared Petersen-Craig, Empress XLIII
  • Marty Pollack/Marita Gayle, Queen Mother of Utah

Royal Court of the Golden Spike Empire Coronation XLIV:

  • May 23: In-Town Awards, 7:00 p.m. at the Sun Trapp, 102 S. 600 W., SLC. FREE!

  • May 24: TMRH Prince Royale XLIII Nubs from Hell and Princess Royale XLIII Aria Starr present PR Ball XLIII: A Night at Hogwarts, Salt Palace Convention Center. Doors at 6:00 p.m., awards at 7:00 p.m. $20 at the door. Click here for ticket package info.

  • May 25: The Out of Town Show, 7:00 p.m. at the Sun Trapp. Doors at 6:00 p.m., show at 7:00 p.m. $10 at the door. Open to Reigning Monarchs; Reigning Princes and Princesses as time allows.

  • May 26: TMIM Emperor XLIII Kayden from Hell and Empress XLIII Vega Starr Present Coronation XLIV: Clue; A Murder Mystery. Doors at 5:00 p.m., ball at 6:00 PM at the Salt Palace Convention Center. $50 at the door.

  • May 27: Victory Brunch, 12:00 p.m. at the Sun Trapp. $15 at the door.


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RadioACTive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer/Host: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: TEA of Utah
  • Volunteer: Tommy Sutter