Somewhere, in a world far away from Grindr hook-ups, the noise of nightclubs or the gloss of Instagram filters, two best friends (Mitchell from Australia and Goran from Bosnia) sat down to tell each other stories. Their stories. Your stories. The stories of being different, sometimes difficult, alone and adrift from a community they found no place in. You might think the gay experience has been well-documented and told before, but it hasn’t. Not like this. Part heartache, part love letter, maybe even a call to arms for a more loving and inclusive community, these are the voices of the different kind of gay.
EPISODE 8: Daddy
As gay men, the bonds we have with our fathers can be complicated at best. But why is this? In our final episode of the year, we delve into our troubled pasts to see just how much our fathers influenced the men we became. We also look at the dynamics of...
Look beyond the rainbow flags, pride parades and parties and you'll see an ugly truth: gay men, men like us, are deeply, deeply lonely. We have been rejected from the world where we thought we could belong. In 2020, at a time when gay rights are some of...
EPISODE 7: Beauty
Why is physical appearance so important in the gay community? And why are our faces and bodies the only means of being accepted by others? In this episode, we smash the gay beauty myth and find ways of understanding that we are all beautiful. We also...
Your Story: Ben, Sydney
When we started this podcast, we promised to share your stories. And now, that's exactly what we're doing.In this episode, Ben from Sydney shares his journey as a gay man finding authenticity and explains what it's like to be a different kind of gay....
EPISODE 6: Sex
Under gay capitalism, sex has become a commodity where our bodies and desires have been objectified into meaningless transactions that leave us feeling even more alone.
Your Story: Steve, New York
When we started this podcast, we promised to share your stories. And now, that's exactly what we're doing.In this episode, Steve from New York shares his journey as a gay man finding acceptance with himself, even if it means living a life that is...