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BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.
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BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.
© WNYC Studios

    Carmen Maria Machado's Queer Horror Stories

    Carmen Maria Machado's Queer Horror Stories

    Carmen Maria Machado joins us to talk queer horror stories, writing about pandemics, and the conversation we as queer people should be having more often.

    If you or someone you know is experiencing intimate partner violence, contact The National Domestic Violence Hotline.

    The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence has more info on LGBTQ intimate partner violence statistics here.

    Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom. Theme by Alexander Overington.

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    • 24 min
    InvestiGAYtions!

    InvestiGAYtions!

    Iced coffee and bi chairs and glory holes, oh my! 

    Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Alexander Overington, and Albert Behar ("Pizzicato Playground"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

    CORRECTION: A previous version of this episode misidentified Lady Gaga as straight. She is bisexual.

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    • 30 min
    Make Australia Gay Again

    Make Australia Gay Again

    It's our 100th episode! And for this special occasion, Nancy sound designer Jeremy Bloom goes on a quest to find the truth behind a mysterious gay and lesbian island kingdom.

    — Bruce Hecht is the owner of the Champion Stamp Company in New York City.

    — Derek Adam Thomas makes videos about micro-nations and the fun things they get up to. 

    — Dennis Altman an academic and gay rights activist. He is the author of over 20 books including Homosexual Liberation & Oppression and Unrequited Love. 

    — Nick Henderson is a curator for the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives.

    — William Jackson Freeman is the former Lord Chancellor of the Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands. 

    — Dale Parker Anderson I is the former Emperor of the Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands.

    — Voiceovers by Rosa Gollan.

    — Episode image courtesy of Glen Stephens.

    Special thanks this week to the other Dale Parker Anderson, Sabrina Lipovic (Archives researcher for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation), Oley Media Group, Emperor George Cruckshank II, Viktor Zimmerman (Gay Homeland Foundation), Simon Sellers & George Dunford (Authors of the Lonely Planet Guide to Micronations), Judy Lattas, Jody Shapiro, Glen Stephens, Paul Poet, Bob Jervis, Don Green, James "Jaix" Brooks, the former members of the of the Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands.

    Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Albert Behar, Sergey Cheremisinov (Fog), and Kevin MacLeod (Bridal Chorus & I Knew A Guy). Theme by Alexander Overington.

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    • 36 min
    Give Me A Sign

    Give Me A Sign

    At the age of 61, Richard was searching for a boyfriend. But finding love was about more than just getting past the trials of dating. There was also Peter.

    — Other Men Need Help is a bi-weekly podcast about the emblems, habits, and struts in the male performance. You can listen to their original episode featuring Richard's story, "Boy Talk", from their first season. Their staff includes Lead Producer Caitlin Mae Burke, and producers Ben Goldberg and Rebecca Seidel. 

    — Mark Pagán is the host of Other Men Need Help. He's also an award-winning film and podcast producer, storyteller, writer, educator, and former b-boy.

    — Richard Cardillo is an educator and storyteller whose work has been featured on The Moth, Story Collider, and RISK! 

    If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. The Trevor Project also has LGBTQ specific resources. The TrevorLifeline is at 1-866-488-7386.

    Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Kyle Sanna, & Gangi ("Proton Beat"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

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    • 28 min
    Nancy Checks In

    Nancy Checks In

    We understand that this is a really scary time for all of us right now. And in times like these, it's important to check-in on each other. So that's what Team Nancy did.

    — SAGE is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults.

    — Ariana Martinez in an artist and audio producer.

    — Eric Silverberg and Todd Sowers are the CEO and COO, respectively, of Perry Street Software (makers of SCRUFF and Jack'd).

    — Sex and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guide by New York City's Department of Health.

    — Club Quarantine is on Instagram "every night of the quarantine. 21:00-00:00 ET on zoom app."

    Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom, Nilhore ("Crux"), and Rest You Sleeping Giant ("Light Lab"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

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    • 31 min
    Chella Man + Rebecca Sugar

    Chella Man + Rebecca Sugar

    A distraction for those of you who need it: We talk to activist and YouTuber Chella Man as well as Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar about what it's like to evolve in the public eye.

    — Chella Man is an artist, actor, and activist, who can be seen on the DC Universe series Titans.

    — Rebecca Sugar is the creator of Steven Universe.

    Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom and Boxcat Games ("Mr Fox Shop" & "Inspiration"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

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    • 44 min

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