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Equality Florida asks St. Pete to suspend its relationship with St. Petersburg, Russia because anti-gay legislation listen

08/14/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The LGBT rights group Equality Florida sent a letter this week to the Mayor of St. Petersburg and city council asking that the city suspend its relationship with St. Petersburg, Russia because of recent anti-gay violence and legislation.

We interviewed Nadine Smith, executive director of Equality Florida.

Note: St. Pete's relationship with its Russian namesake is not an official Sister City designation; St. Pete's Sister City is Takamatsu, Japan.

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Julie Wyman talks about her documentary Strong

07/26/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Julie Wyman the director and producer of Strong discusses her documentary. Strong follows the path of a gender pioneer in an unconventional sport, weightlifting. Cheryl Haward was an American national and an Olympic champion. Cheryl was the youngest athlete to medal in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Strong takes us into the rarefied world of elite athletes but as well challenges the stereotypical notions of health, size, and beauty. Cheryl competes in t...

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