38 episodes

NEW EPISODE EVERY OTHER WEEK!

The Advocate’s Tracy E. Gilchrist and guests, discuss and dissect the top stories in LGBT pop culture, politics, and larger social concerns from their distinct viewpoints. Join the team of the world’s largest LGBT news outlet for discussions that are sometimes serious and sometimes silly but always engaging.

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NEW EPISODE EVERY OTHER WEEK!

The Advocate’s Tracy E. Gilchrist and guests, discuss and dissect the top stories in LGBT pop culture, politics, and larger social concerns from their distinct viewpoints. Join the team of the world’s largest LGBT news outlet for discussions that are sometimes serious and sometimes silly but always engaging.

    Oscars Are So Queer, the Trans Ban is Trash, Let's Laugh with Stand-Up Comic Gloria Bigelow

    Oscars Are So Queer, the Trans Ban is Trash, Let's Laugh with Stand-Up Comic Gloria Bigelow

    On the latest episode of The Advocates podcast, the show dedicated to LGBTQ issues across generations, hosts Tracy E. Gilchrist is joined by co-host Kimberly Eaton and stand-up comic Gloria Bigelow. They talk about the queer nominations at the Oscars, the recent Bryan Singer accusations, the implications of The Supreme Court upholding a transgender military ban, and their personal excitement around Kamala Harris announcing her run for presidency.

    Then, special guest Gloria Bigelow shares why she started comedy (spoiler: for a girl). Then she relives some of her most extreme stand-up experiences, including attending Dinah Shore during an earthquake, and trying to our run a hurricane while on a lesbian cruise line. You've got to hear it to believe it.

    The Advocates podcast is a biweekly series from the world's most influential LGBTQ magazine, where host Tracy E. Gilchrist breaks down the biggest stories in queer news, along with numerous LGBTQ guests. Don't miss a single episode by subscribing on iTunes, Soundcloud, or Google Play.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Gay Golden Globes Moments and Our Favorite Memories of 'The L Word'

    Gay Golden Globes Moments and Our Favorite Memories of 'The L Word'

    On the latest episode of The Advocates podcast, the show dedicated to LGBTQ issues across generations, hosts Tracy E. Gilchrist is joined by pop culture junkie Kimberly Eaton and writer and social media influencer Jill Gutowitz. They talk about the very queer Golden Globes, a very special lesbian Coachella meme, and their personal experiences with The L Word, in honor of the show's 15th anniversary.

    The Advocates podcast is a biweekly series from the world's most influential LGBTQ magazine, where host Tracy E. Gilchrist breaks down the biggest stories in queer news, along with numerous LGBTQ guests. Don't miss a single episode by subscribing on iTunes, Soundcloud, or Google Play.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Best LGBTQ Film and Television of 2018

    The Best LGBTQ Film and Television of 2018

    On the latest episode of The Advocates podcast, the show dedicated to LGBTQ issues across generations, hosts Tracy E. Gilchrist is joined by pop culture junkie Kimberly Eaton and The Advocate's social media editor Daniel Reynolds to talk about the best LGBTQ Film and Television of 2018.

    For hot topics, Tracy and Kimberly are joined by The Advocate's interim editorial director Neal Broverman to break down the recent Kevin Hart controversy, which women from SNL should have their own show, and how comedians handle homophobic jokes.

    The Advocates podcast is a biweekly series from the world's most influential LGBTQ magazine, where host Tracy E. Gilchrist breaks down the biggest stories in queer news, along with numerous LGBTQ guests. Don't miss a single episode by subscribing on iTunes, Soundcloud, or Google Play.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Jessie Earl's Last Official Podcast

    Jessie Earl's Last Official Podcast

    On the latest episode of The Advocates podcast, the show dedicated to LGBTQ issues across generations, co-host Jessie Earl announces that she is officially leaving The Advocate magazine staff, and talks about her upcoming adventures and looks back with her co-host Tracy E. Gilchrist on what they've been most thankful this past year. From interviews with Margot Robbie to appearing on a Los Angeles Comic-Con Panel, Tracy and Jessie look back and say goodbye as they move onto bright futures.

    • 48 min
    Mary Lambert Dishes on Midterms & Her New Poetry Book

    Mary Lambert Dishes on Midterms & Her New Poetry Book

    On the latest episode of The Advocates podcast, the show dedicated to LGBTQ issues across generations, singer-songwriter Mary La joins co-hosts Tracy E. Gilchrist and Daniel Reynolds to talk about her upcoming book of poetry, Shame is an Ocean I Swim Across. The three also discuss the midterm elections and what it would feel like if Republicans had won yet again.

    For hot topics, Tracy and Jessie break down the rainbow wave of elected LGBTQ candidates during the midterm elections, the horrific shooting in Thousand Oaks, and the failure of our current President to show empathy for the victims of the apocalyptic California wildfires. For homework, the two cohosts talk about Supergirl and the introductions of the world's first live-action transgender superhero.

    The Advocates podcast is a biweekly series from the world's most influential LGBTQ magazine, where hosts Jessie "Gender" Earl and Tracy E. Gilchrist break down the biggest stories in queer news, along with numerous LGBTQ guests. Don't miss a single episode by subscribing on iTunes, Soundcloud, or Google Play.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Raising Transgender and Bisexual Voices Within the LGBTQ Community

    Raising Transgender and Bisexual Voices Within the LGBTQ Community

    On the latest episode of The Advocates podcast, the show dedicated to LGBTQ issues across generations, The Advocate editorial intern Jessa Powers joins co-hosts Tracy E. Gilchrist and Jessie Earl to talk about her recent article To Everyone Who Has to Stay Closeted on National Coming Out Day and how we need to always remember the voices of the most vulnerable when they can't speak for themselves. The three also discuss "cancel" culture, and how we can include the voices of problematic figures like Caitlyn Jenner in our community after all the damage they may have caused.

    For hot topics, Jessie breaks down the recent continuing stream of anti-transgender news from the Trump Administration and how it ignores science and biology in an attempt to harm the trans community, and how she had her faith in humanity restored by her recent panel at LA Comic Con. Also, Tracy shares news about her recent vacation to the East Coast as well as the queer feminism of the new Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Netflix series. For homework, the two co-hosts talk about punk poet Patti Smith's life with Robert Mapplethorpe through her book Just Kids.

    • 1 hr 8 min

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