RadioACTive: May 25, 2020

  • May 25, 2020
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Everyday People Community Co-Host Sue Robbins talks with medical pioneer Dr. Kristen Ries. From the RadioACTive vault, Dr. Ries tells her story from the stage of The Bee-Women's Work. #QuarantineCocktails with City Weekly and Level Crossing.

Tonight’s lineup:

Shell Danis on Rock Camp SLC Virtual Music Fest in support of its online programming for girls, transgender, and gender-expansive youth from all backgrounds.

#Quarantine Cocktails with:

Dr. Dave of #TheRadicalMiddle is back with another perspective on unpleasant changes. This week he uses tarot cards. Today: The 5 of Swords, which has to do with how one thinks about things.

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate LGBTQ Utahns. From the RadioACTive vault, Dr. Kristen Ries, a pioneer in medicine and compassion when AIDS first began afflicting people in Utah, in her own words.

  • Ries told her story in January 2017 during The Bee // Women’s Work, a special night of curated stories at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Our thanks to Guiliana Serena of The Bee for sharing the recording with RadioACTive then and now.

After sharing Dr. Ries’ story from The Bee // Women’s Work, Robbins called her up to find out what Ries thinks of the coronavirus pandemic and share lessons learned from her time treating HIV/AIDS patients in the 80s and 90s here in Utah.

Trans Lifeline's Peer Support Hotline: US: 877-565-8860 / Canada: 877-330-6366. 

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: