Our guest, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, (she/they) is a queer disabled non-binary femme writer and cultural worker of Burger/ Tamil Sri Lankan and Irish/ Roma ascent. Her work has been widely published, most recently in The Deaf Poets Society, Glitter and Grit and Octavia’s Brood.  Her memoir, Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her … Continued


UpFront

Up Front with Friday Host Marie Choi – Save E. 12th, Octavia’s Brood – April 20, 2015

Oakland residents are gathering right now at the Lake Merritt Ampitheater for Pray 4 The Land: An Interfaith Community Gathering to protest the development of a luxury apartment building on City-owned land in the Eastlake neighborhood.  The deal has been in the works for years between developer Urban Core and the City of Oakland — … Continued


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