Dorothy Rice Bennett

(First airdate: January 11, 2018) Marcia Perlstein, your friendly Under the Rainbow interviewer, has a conversation with Dorothy Rice Bennett, of Sequin, author of three lesbian romance novels. They discuss her most recent book, The Artemis Adventure.

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Julia Cochrane

(First airdate: December 7, 2017) KPTZ host Marcia Perlstein interviews our very own Julia Cochrane, who shares her personal journey as well as her wide ranging work as a social justice activist.

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Ellen Bonjorno – The Exit Interview

(First airdate: October 17, 2017) Treasured KPTZ host Marcia Perlstein shares a poignant farewell in this interview with DJ Ellen Bonjorno, along with Ellen’s lifelong friend Dale Klein, a longtime resident of Port Townsend. Ellen relocated to the Big Apple during October. Note: Ellen’s Sing It, Sister! programs are being reprised on the 91.9 airwaves every Friday night from 7 to 8pm.

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Pride Parade, Port Townsend

(First airdate: June 24, 2017 On June 10th, Steve Evans and Marcia Perlstein interviewed a range of LGBTQ participants and straight allies. They also covered the rally at Haller Fountain emceed by KPTZ’s Ellen Bonjorno. Major organizers of the parade were Susan Brittain and Share DeWees.

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Pride March 2017, Part 2

(First airdate: June 7, 2017) Marcia Perlstein guides us on a look forward to this year’s Pride March on Saturday, June 10 on Water Street starting at 10am.

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Pride March 2017, Part 1


(First airdate: June 6, 2017) Host Marcia Perlstein guides us on a look back at LGBTQ Pride week activities in Port Townsend.

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Les Gran Dammes of the Lesbian Community

This program, a repeat from 2013, features the late Ruth Silver and Irene Weiss. Ruth Silver married her partner Jean Parsons when Ruth was 95 years old. She died July 6, 2015.

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Gary Kennedy

Gary Kennedy is a 35-year resident of North Beach and a host of many glamorous parties and benefits on behalf of Jefferson County non-profits. His thoughts on being a gay man in the early 1960s and 70s until the present are a depiction of an important slice of LBGTI history.

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Allison Green – Under the Rainbow

Author of the Ghosts Who Travel with Me, A Literary Pilgrimage Through Brautigan’s America; Professor and Centrum Faculty

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