WMFE is Central Florida's primary provider of NPR programming on 90.7 FM and Classical Music on 90.7 HD2. Part of the community since 1965, WMFE focuses on providing quality national and local news and programming. We inspire and empower all Central Floridians to discover, grow and engage within and beyond their world.
CLOSEOpt Out: I already like WMFE!

Like us on Facebook!

Support for 90.7 WMFE is provided by

Intersection: Orlando LGBTQ Community Alarmed By Reports Of Memo

Play Audio

Jordyn Victoria Laos (l) and Christopher Cuevas. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Reports of a memo outlining a plan by the Trump administration to narrow the definition of gender have sparked fear and resolve in the LGBTQ community

Over the weekend, members of Orlando’s LGBTQ community gathered in front of City Hall to rally around the phrase that’s become a hashtag in the last couple weeks: “We won’t be erased.”

QLatinX executive director Christopher Cuevas and Trans rights advocate Jordyn Victoria Laos join intersection for a conversation about what’s next for the community. They say they’re reassured by the support they’ve received from city leaders, but nervous about what the federal government may do to roll back transgender rights.

Sign Up For 90.7 WMFE's Newsletter

Catch up on the latest Central Florida news and get updates on programs, events and more.


WMFE Journalistic Ethics Code | Public Media Code of Integrity

Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »