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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.
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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

    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
    Dress of Choice

    Dress of Choice

    Nancy is back! And we're diving into the taffeta-covered world of kids who do drag.

    — Desmond is Amazing is a 12-year-old drag kid, LGBTQ advocate, and founder of their own drag house: the Haus of Amazing.

    — Ophelia Peaches is a 15-year-old drag kid, LGBTQ advocate, and emcee.

    — Jessica L'Whor is a Denver-based drag queen.

    Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom, Albert Behar, Alexander Overington, Anamorphic Orchestra ("Creature Comforts"), Broke for Free ("Calm the Fuck Down"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

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    • 45 min
    The L Word is Back

    The L Word is Back

    A decade after The L Word ended, The L Word: Generation Q is finally here, so this week we're revisiting the time Kathy watched the original series.

    — Cameron Esposito is an actor, comedian, and producer.

    — Sarah Shahi, Erin Daniels, and Mia Kirshner played Carmen, Dana, and Jenny on The L Word. Ilene Chaiken was the show's co-creator and executive producer.

    — Leisha Hailey and Kate Moennig reprised their roles as Alice and Kate in The L Word: Generation Q.

    Special thanks to Cassie Sercia and Autostraddle's Riese Bernard.

    Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom with additional music by Kai Engel ("Seeker") and Lawrence Grey ("The St Marks Shake"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

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    • 31 min
    It's Mother Fudging BD Wong!

    It's Mother Fudging BD Wong!

    Consider this episode a gift to start your 2020 off RIGHT: It’s our conversation with the one-and-only BD Wong. Dreams do come true. 

    — BD Wong is an actor known for such roles as Dr. George Huang on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Dr. Henry Wu in the Jurassic Park films, and most recently as Whiterose on Mr. Robot. He won a Tony Award for his role in David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly, and has a starring role in the upcoming series, Awkwafina is Nora from Queens.

    Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom. Additional music and theme by Alexander Overington.

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    • 29 min

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