In My B.A.G. (Black and Gay) is a podcast series about the current state of black gay culture.
“In My Bag” is a statement used in the urban community describing a particular mood a person is in, whether it's good or bad.
With segments like #TeaBag and #InMyBag, tune in to find out all the latest happenings and events in the black gay community, along with what has host John Torrence in his “B.A.G.”.
S2: Episode 8: Medino Green Interview: Recognizing the Dope Lyricist
In the season 2 finale episode, John sits down with artist, rapper, and lyricist Medino Green to discuss his new mixtape (IN MY BAG), participating in the MOBIfest Cypher, and more.
John and Medino also talk about the announcement that Xtube recently released and the new Black LGBTQ+ on-demand live streaming platform iElevate+ TV that is set to launch soon.
S2: Episode 7: Chad Bailey Interview: Support Black Gay Creatives
In this episode, John sits down with Creative Director and International Model Chad Bailey, who also is President/A&R of Pynk Gorilla Entertainment, and Owner of 4NI Visuals. Chad talks about what it was like growing up in Jamaica, how moving to New York City made him a stronger person, working with the love of his life, Bugz Gutta, and more.
Both John and Chad had a lot in their “B.A.G.” this episode that you don't want to miss!
S2: Episode 6: Ian Haddock Interview: Microwavable Relationships
In this episode, John sits down with Ian Haddock, Executive Director of The Normal Anomaly Initiative to discuss homelessness, sex work, and entrepreneurship. From the I in LGBTQIA to microwavable relationships, both John and Ian go deep into conversation about these two topics.
S2: Episode 5: Kerry D Interview: Black Gay Media Outlets
John sits down Kerry D, singer/songwriter and member of the signing duo RM8. Kerry D talks about what it was like growing up with his grandmom and not having his parents fully in his life as a child and what its like filming on the hit reality show web series, Chasing Dallas. This is a must listen as John and Kerry D let the listeners know what has them both in their "B.A.G.".
S2 Episode 4: Charles Stephens Interview: Finding Your Purpose
John sits down with Charles Stephens, Founder and Executive Director of Counter Narrative Project (CNP) to discuss the traditions of black gay writers, the importance of black gay media, the vision that he has for CNP, and more.
S2 Episode 3: Ernest Owens Interview: Social Media Scamming is Real
John sits down with award-winning journalist Ernest Owens to discuss gentrification in gay communities, the lack of vetting on the new social media platform Clubhouse, and the increasing number of social media scammers. This episode will definitely keep you on your toes.