Air Date: 06-28-2016
Today we take a look at the continued responses to the Orlando massacre encompassing arguments over islamophobia, homophobia and gun control legislation
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
Ch. 2: Act 1: "Let Us Vote": Rep. John Lewis Leads Historic Democratic Sit-in for Gun Control Legislation - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 06-23-16
Ch. 3: Song 1: Fuck the NRA - Jamie Kilstein & The Agenda
Ch. 4: Act 2: Republican’s “Heart Has Changed" After Orlando Massacre - @theyoungturks - Air Date 06-18-16
Ch. 5: Song 2: Dreamtime - Uberzone
Ch. 6: Act 3: To Say or Not to Say "Radical Islam" - On the Media - Air Date: 6-17-16
Ch. 7: Song 3: Violent Days - RTZ
Ch. 8: Act 4: A lack of due process is equally wrong for travel and guns - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date 6-19-16
Ch. 9: Song 4: Human Rights - Friendlyness and the Human Rights
Ch. 10: Act 5: Breaking down the disingenuous arguments on both sides of the terror watchlist debate - @CitizenRadio - Air Date 6-22-16
Ch. 11: Song 5: Hey Ya - Vitamin String Quartet
Ch. 12: Act 6: Barbara Herr responding to 'thoughts and prayers' after Orlando massacre at LGBTQ club - @GAY_USAtv - Air Date 6-22-16
Ch. 13: Song 6: Malignant Flip - Tab and Anitek
Ch. 14: Act 7: Democratic Effort to Tie Gun Purchase to Terror Watchlist: A First Step or a Dangerous Precedent? - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 06-23-16
Ch. 15: Song 7: Time for Action - Secret Affair
Ch. 16: Act 8: Orlando Shooter’s Lover Comes Forward - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-23-16
Ch. 17: Can we just talk a moment about gay bars as sanctuaries? - Adreana Langston
Ch. 18: Rape is not that complicated - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX
Ch. 19: Toxic masculinity meets a trans woman - Erin from Philadelphia
Ch. 20: Rape Culture Poetry Response
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics
Ch. 21: Final comments in praise of things being complicated
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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Does being intolerant of intolerance make someone a bigot?
“But it’s part of their culture!” — Are all cultures sacred cows? You probably also believe that we live in a “rape culture” in the West. I personally don’t believe that’s true, but a far stronger case could be made for rape cultures in Islamic nations, where women’s testimonies are only given a fraction of the sway that men’s testimonies do. Do you want to integrate this kind of culture into our own?
And we want these people with these values to integrate into our society, but we can’t force them to give up any of these values, because that would be intolerant of us, right? Shall we be tolerant of the intolerant? Perhaps we should, because this is the only remaining culture in the world that will murder you for criticizing it. Just ask the surviving employees of Charlie Hebdo.