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The gay Diva Podcast is here! Queer people are obsessed with iconic female performers, so hosts Jason Black & Nick Westrate set out to talk to every queer obsessed with a queen. The work of the great Divas is reviewed, classified, culturally contextualized and CELEBRATED. Fandoms collide, learn from each other and grow. Come and Join. Share the love.

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    • 4.9 • 136 Ratings

The gay Diva Podcast is here! Queer people are obsessed with iconic female performers, so hosts Jason Black & Nick Westrate set out to talk to every queer obsessed with a queen. The work of the great Divas is reviewed, classified, culturally contextualized and CELEBRATED. Fandoms collide, learn from each other and grow. Come and Join. Share the love.

    Hocus Pocus 2! "BooooOOOOK!"

    Hocus Pocus 2! "BooooOOOOK!"

    That's right, the witches are back! Someone lit a black flame candle and brought the two of us out of hell and back to the hell of podcasting! We watched the movie last night with the rest of the global population, and then saved all of our takes for the hot mic. This is an unedited, unvarnished one night only return for us, and one way or another we are gonna find ya, and bring you all the goosies, all the nostalgia, and all the Divas. So strap your Roombas on your feet and get ready to fly to Salem, sisters!!!!!!!
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Bette Midler's "For the Boys!" - "We Remember You"

    Bette Midler's "For the Boys!" - "We Remember You"

    We’re back! For the 30th Anniversary of FOR THE BOYS we are giving it the full FOR THE GIRLS treatment. That’s right, girls, it’s a holiday special episode where we celebrate Bette Midler’s 1991 War Epic, update you on the past present and future of this podcast, and give you all the Diva News! So light a goddess candle and get ready to Billy-A-Dick down to the U.S.O as we go through every 20th Century American war, all of Bette’s period fashions, the Make-up, the vocals, and the Antifa-Divas of the early 90s. The only Woman’s War Movie must be celebrated! This is the apotheosis of Bette’s career, and it was criminally under-celebrated at the time so let’s get to lauding this true Diva Classic.
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    • 2 hr 6 min
    P!nk! "The Greatest Escape!"

    P!nk! "The Greatest Escape!"

    We're late, we know, but let us make it up to you by taking you into the greater Alecia Moore-iverse! That's right, it is time to touch the hem of the Punk-inspired-singer-song-writer-Pop-Rock-Icon: P!nk! It's time to PARTY, you perfect under-dogs! So get ready as we cover the documentary of her tour: What I Know So Far! We are coming with doc and album reviews, Diva News and Podcast announcements that will make us all cry! We are in full summer celebration mode of our emotional, honest, true mother-Diva, P!nk. So grab your invisible Nanny, rename yourself Willow and meet us at the Pride Parade, because we are just getting this party started!
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    • 1 hr 35 min
    Eartha Kitt! with Alexandra Billings! "The Church of the Divas"

    Eartha Kitt! with Alexandra Billings! "The Church of the Divas"

    This week we talk about the most fascinating woman in the world, Eartha Kitt, with the most brilliant professor in the world, Alexandra Billings! So meet us in Katie's corner for some deranged and delightful Diva dish. We talk icons, transformation, wigs, the 80s, plagues and bazoomabs! Come and learn why queer people are the Phoenixes of the human experience, how to become sadistic women, and all about navigating chaos. We talk Eartha, Bette, Madonna, Cher, Barbra, Mae West and Judy - it is truly a symposium this week, and Alexandra is the ultimate teacher. So grab your Cha-Cha Heels, your champagne taste and meet us under the bridges of Paris!
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Whitney Houston's "I'm Your Baby Tonight!" *From Our Patreon!*

    Whitney Houston's "I'm Your Baby Tonight!" *From Our Patreon!*

    That's right For the Girls, we are coming at you with a God Tier Album Review of Whitney Houston's 1990 I'm Your Baby Tonight! This episode already aired on our Patreon, so come and see what all the exclusive fuss is about! So hop onto your Nippy-cycle and get ready for Origins, trampoline choreography, 90s shame, self titled albums, and the beginning of the Bobby-era! Don’t try to sing along because it’s Whitney. Everyone just RELAX because Whit is going to explain Monogomy, exorcise a demon named Susan and lend her perfect vocals to the dance-pop framework. You lift us up, you’re all the angels that we need, and so we are giving you this episode reviewing one of our all time favorite albums!
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Doris Day! with Christopher Logan! "The True Illusive Chanteuse"

    Doris Day! with Christopher Logan! "The True Illusive Chanteuse"

    Come down to the Easy Listening sections, friends, as we defend the great Diva of Classic Hollywood: Doris Day! We have a guest superfan, Chris Logan, all the way from London to celebrate Calamity Jane, America's Sweetheart, the great voice of her generation, Doris! So join us in reconsidering this unsung Diva who hasn't been properly been given her due. We cover her virginal reputation, Rock Hudson's thighs, the 650 songs she recorded, the dogs, the dogs and the dogs, and the "Almost independent Woman" that she was made to play. Whatever will be will be, but our love of Doris is never going to leave us, so come listen to a little Pillow Talk.
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    • 1 hr 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
136 Ratings

136 Ratings

jamjras ,

SLAY PIG

listened to the Miss Piggy ep and was blown away. just rewatched Muppets Take Manhattan and cried ??? that wedding was beautiful 😭😭😭 JUSTICE FOR INTER SPECIES RELATIONSHIPS ❤️ in the words of the Pig ha self. “I am a pig, and as a pig, I always have to stand out.” IF YOUR GONNA CALL ME A PIG . U BETTAH PUT MISS IN FRONT OF IT. love the pod fully obsessed

plumshake ,

Made my day

That Whitney episode and y’all’s voices and souls and stories...love you, thank you, need you, see you!

Tenpea ,

Love it so much!

I discovered the podcast because of the Louis Virtel episode. I swear it’s given me much needed solace through the pandemic. The episode about Meet Me in St. Louis is the best one yet! Love y’all so much!

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