The Tenth Voice is the Kansas City area's only weekly broadcast created by and for LGBTQIA people throughout the metro region. Listeners can tune in each Saturday at 1:00 PM. Each week our team of hosts and producers present interviews, information, music, news and features especially important to Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, Transgender and Allied collective communities.
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Fiona Nowling is one of the hostesses of the Tenth Voice, which airs every Saturday. She also coproduces the program Every Woman, also airing on Saturday. In August 2018 she was elected to the KKFI Board of Directors for a 3-year term. In December 2019 she was elected to be President of the Board of Directors of KKFI, and in August 2020 she was reelected to the Board, and elected as Secretary of the Board of Directors of KKFI. Outside of KKFI, she runs a support group called SOFFA, works in the IT Field in Healthcare, and enjoys reading in what remains of her spare time. Pronouns are she/her/hers.
Rachael Cady is proud to be one of the hosts of The Tenth Voice. She got her first taste of radio broadcast as a senior in high school as a weekend DJ at her local radio station in Red Wing, MN. Her path led her to the performing arts where she has over 25 years experience working in theatres, concerts, and large meetings as a lighting and video designer,engineer and programmer. Rachael frequently teaches as an adjunct at various universities and teaches training seminars in media server technology all over the country. Rachael also frequently assists with Every Woman and the Darkest Hours radio programs, and she is a certified board operator/show engineer at KKFI.
Una Nowling is one of the producers of Every Woman and the Tenth Voice, which air every Saturday. She also produces the Goth, darkwave, and industrial music show "The Darkest Hours" as DJ Nightshade. In April 2016 she was elected to the KKFI Board of Directors for a 3-year term. In April 2017 she was elected to be Vice President of the Board of Directors of KKFI, and in April 2018 she was elected as President of KKFI and retired as President on January 1, 2020.
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The Tenth Voice is the Kansas City area’s only weekly broadcast created by and for LGBTQIA people in our community in the Greater Kansas City area and around the world online. Listeners can tune in each Saturday at 1:00 PM. Each week our team of hosts and producers present interviews, information, music, news and features especially important to Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, Transgender and Allied collective communities. Since 1989, The Tenth Voice radio show has documented and informed the LGBTQIA Kansas City Community.
The name of the show comes from the early Dr. Kinsey sex studies where he determined that 1 in 10 people are homosexual. That number has changed over time but just like the historic Stonewall name, we are keeping ours for the same reason.
The monthly Trans Talk segment of The Tenth Voice radio took home the Alliance for Community Media Foundation’s Hometown Media Awards’ ‘Best Of Underserved Voices – Community Radio’ 2021 award for their episode featuring an interview with Stephanie Byers, who made history twice last December by becoming Kansas’s first transgender person elected to the Kansas State Legislature as well as the first Indigenous trans person elected to any state legislature.
October 16, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
It is the 3rd Saturday of the month and time again for Show People with Michael Grayman-Parkhurst. This week Michael welcomes Chip Miller to the show.
Chip Miller is a director and producer, currently in the role of Associate Artistic Director at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. They were previously the Artistic Associate / Resident Director at Kansas City Repertory Theatre for many years. He has directed many works, including Hedwig & The Angry Inch, the world premiere of Redwood (Portland Center Stage at the Armory), Journeys to Justice (Portland Opera), School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play, Welcome to Fear City, Sex with Strangers, A Raisin in the Sun, (KCRep); the world premiere of Becoming Martin by Kevin Willmott (The Coterie); dwb: driving while black (Lawrence Arts Center, Baruch Performing Arts Center); 4:48 Psychosis (The Buffalo Room).
Chip has developed work with playwrights including Kevin Wilmott, Kara Lee Corthron, Brittany K. Allen, Catherine Trieschmann, Darren Canady, Andrew Rosendorf, Susan Kander & Roberta Gumbel, Michelle T. Johnson, and Michael Finke. They have developed work at The William Inge Theatre Festival, NYU’s New Plays for Young Audiences, Portland Center Stage’s JAW Festival, The Midwest Dramatists Center, KCRep’s OriginKC New Works Festival, The Living Room Theatre, and Musical Theatre Heritage.
Join us this Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 1pm.
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October 2, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
Welcome to the first Saturday of the month and Generation T with TJ Burton. This month TJ welcomes Austin VanWinkle into the studio to chat about family support and why that matters to trans folks and the importance of support and your chosen family before, during and after transition.
The importance of support for all LGBTQ+ folks is essential and without it depression, fear, and suicidal ideations are markedly increased.
Join us this Saturday at 1:00 pm for Generation T and keep up with all things Tenth Voice at https://www.facebook.com/TenthVoiceRead More
September 18, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
It is the 3rd Saturday of the month and time again for Show People with Michael Grayman-Parkhurst. This week Michael welcomes Thomas Caruso to the show.
Thomas is an Outer Critics Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award nominee, who recently directed the Off-Broadway musical, Emojiland (NY Times Critics Pick, 4 Drama Desk Award Nominations, and an Off-Broadway Alliance Award Nomination: Best Musical); He directed and co-conceived the critically acclaimed musical Southern Comfort (The Public Theatre, NY Times Critics Pick, 3 Lucille Lortel Award and 2 OCC Award nominations including: Best New Musical). In London, he directed the West End and World Tour of Dynamo: Seeing Is Believing for the Illusionist/Magician, Dynamo. Broadway Associate Director credits: A Christmas Carol, Groundhog Day, Matilda, Ghost, Mamma Mia!, Bombay Dreams, Follies and Master Class. He directed the National Tours of Matilda, Ghost and Master Class, and new works at Bay Street, NYS&F, Rattlestick, EST, The Play Company, WTF & Gloucester Stage.
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September 11, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
It is the 2nd Saturday of the month and we are back with CiCi Glasgow Brown as the host of the second Saturday spot. For their second episode as host, they will be talking about self preservation.
Join us this Saturday at 1pm as we get to know CiCi better and discuss self preservation, amongst other things.
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September 4, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
This week on Generation T, host TJ Burton will discuss toxic gender issues with co-hosts Fiona and Una, with a focus on all of the thousands of ways that too much focus on gender limits our opportunities - but that erasing gender entirely can also erase identity.Listen
August 28, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
Today we are going to start out with the transgender news of the month as presented by Nightshade, then we are going to interview Chandra Klein, who is an electrologist joining us not only to talk about hair removal, but also a bit about her life as a transgender woman who helps people throughout the community.Listen
August 21, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
It is the 3rd Saturday of the month and time again for Show People with Michael Grayman-Parkhurst. This week Michael welcomes Vanessa Severo to the show.
Vanessa Severo studied at Missouri State University, as well as The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. She was a 2017 recipient of the TCG 11th Round of the Fox Foundation resident Actor Fellowships. She has performed and/or directed for the past 12 seasons at The Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Coterie Theatre, Unicorn Theatre and Spinning Tree Theatre to name a few. Vanessa is certified in Suzuki Method, and Viewpoints under the instruction of Ellen Lauren of the SITI company based in New York City. She is the playwright and actor of Frida...A Self Portrait’ a one-woman production about the tumultuous and brilliant life of Frida Kahlo. Vanessa is passionate about utilizing the element of Suzuki method in her work to challenge the boundaries of storytelling, and explore the depths of movement, composition, and the power of stillness.
Join us this Saturday, August 21st, 2021 at 1pm.
August 14, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
It is the 2nd Saturday of the month and the Tenth Voice is in transition! We are currently working with some new hosts for our weekly show and we are proud to introduce CiCi Glasgow Brown as the new host of the second Saturday spot.
Join us this Saturday at 1pm as we get to know CiCi a little better and welcome them to the 10th Voice family.
August 7, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
We are proud to announce a brand new host and a new show on The Tenth Voice, Generation T featuring TJ Burton. TJ (he/him) is a FTM trans man based in Kansas City. Pre pandemic, he worked primarily in theatre as a stage manager and electrician. Now, TJ works in healthcare full time. TJ received his BFA from a Stephens College in 2017. He is passionate about advocacy, healthcare, and trans rights.
This week TJ's special guest is Josie Phillips (she/her), who graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2020 and currently works in public policy.
TJ and Josie will delve into the intricacies of navigating higher education while transitioning, and their varied experiences as openly trans individuals in academic settings, women’s spaces, co-ed spaces, and general college nonsense. Josie and TJ graduated from high school together in St. Charles, MO, and TJ graduated with his BFA in Technical Theatre from a private Women’s college in 2017.
Join us this Saturday at 1pm for Generation T and keep up with all things Tenth Voice at https://www.facebook.com/TenthVoiceListen
July 31, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
Greetings and welcome to a special 5th Saturday edition of The Tenth Voice. This week we have special guest hosts Starla Carr and Spiritual Studd
They will be talking about LGBT+ celebrities in Arts and Entertainment. Including Lil Nas X and his controversial new music video, the history of his coming out story and how he is changing the atmosphere of toxic masculinity in rap.
They will also be discussing queer female rap artists, what is changing and what is different about queer women in the Entertainment fields today.
In the last segment, Spiritual Studd and Starla will discuss our artistic processes, what challenges we face and what new book projects were working on for the future.
Join us at 1pm Central Time, on 90.1 FM, streaming on kkfi.org or various apps on your phones! And be sure to keep up with The Tenth Voice on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TenthVoiceRead More