Posts Tagged: University of Southern Maine

Pride at WMPG

WMPG honors and celebrates Pride.  This month we will have special programming from our DJ’s and hosts

Pride Portland is on June 17th.

Saturday June 17th 2023 – Pride in Maine

  • Join Annella and guests for special program facilitated by Megan McGregor (USM) and Steve Bull. June 17th – 8am – 10.30am
    • Guests: Wendy Chapkis, Ren (Pride Portland), Dale McCormick, Lois Reckitt, Dal Maxwell and more.. (to be updated)
    Pilar (NPILAR) and Annella host an hour of music, trivia and chat. 10.30am – 11.30am

    Friday June 16 6.30am – 8.30am – The Otherwise with Liz

    • Music featuring LGBTQ+ country, folk and bluegrass from past to present

    Monday, June 19th – Palm Wine Radio with-D.J. Zachariah 1pm 

    • The Persecution of LGBTQ+ Individuals in Africa

    Africa, a continent renowned for its rich cultural diversity and history, unfortunately, remains a challenging place for many LGBTQ+ individuals. Despite significant progress made globally in recognizing and protecting the rights of sexual and gender minorities, a substantial number of African countries still exhibit deep-rooted prejudices and discriminatory practices against the LGBTQ+ community.

WMPG surpasses fundraising goal!

Listeners of WMPG, USM community and people of the world!  With a few last minute donations, we surpassed our goal of $55K. Thank you to all who called in, donated online and donated in person helping us reach that $55K. We picked up new sustainer donors too. If you chose a gift, call in and grab it weekdays Mon – Fri. Thanks to our business supporters for contributing gifts and thanks to our volunteers who helped answer the phones. Looking forward to thanking you all in person when we can!