In November 2013, Queer Radio was chosen by an independent panel of judges to win the CAN Awards 2013 Media Award. The Community Action Network Awards were first introduced in 1997 to recognize achievement that is positive and makes a difference in the inner city areas of Brisbane. Coordinated by the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre, the award citation reads "For excellence in journalism/social media which promotes the social inclusion and equality for all".
Rioting prompts state of emergency in Baltimore
The riots broke out just a few blocks from the site of Freddie Gray’s funeral and then spread throughout other parts of the city.
At least 15 police officers were injured, a police spokesman says, as authorities in riot gear cordoned off streets. Police say they have arrested about 27 people after hundreds of rioters looted businesses and set buildings on fire.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan spoke at a news conference today, calling for the restoration of calm in Baltimore.