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Weekly interviews with the most interesting LGBTQ+ people in the world. Recent guests include Laverne Cox, Pete Buttigieg, Roxane Gay, and Brandi Carlile. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD.

LGBTQ&A Jeffrey Masters / The Advocate

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 566 Ratings

Weekly interviews with the most interesting LGBTQ+ people in the world. Recent guests include Laverne Cox, Pete Buttigieg, Roxane Gay, and Brandi Carlile. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD.

    Ts Madison: The Future Belongs to Her

    Ts Madison: The Future Belongs to Her

    No one has ever had a career like Ts Madison. The actress talks about how she turned viral Vine fame into a Hollywood career. "Oh honey, I've been there, did that, got a t-shirt, made a meal, and keep going. Y'all just now getting into something that I've already conquered."
    LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Come find us on Twitter to recommend a future guest: @lgbtqpod.

    • 36 min
    Peter Staley: ACT UP Changed The World — Here's How

    Peter Staley: ACT UP Changed The World — Here's How

    We're continuing our LGBTQ+ History Month celebration with the legendary activist, Peter Staley. His new memoir, Never Silent: ACT UP and My Life in Activism is out now. 
    LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. @lgbtqpod
    You can listen to our interview with ACT UP historian, Sarah Schulman here: bit.ly/actuppod
    And to our interview with Ann Northrop here: bit.ly/annnorthrop
    "There is no way we could have gotten through the tragedy that was those years without a heavy dose of sex, love, humor, and community. It was a surreal existence."

    • 33 min
    Senator Tammy Baldwin: LGBTQ+ History Maker

    Senator Tammy Baldwin: LGBTQ+ History Maker

    The first out LGBTQ+ person elected to the United States Senate, Senator Tammy Baldwin joins us to talk about her history-making career, the Equality Act, and the current state of LGBTQ+ rights in the U.S. #LGBTQHistoryMonth
    LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Come find us on Twitter to recommend a future guest: @lgbtqpod.

    • 29 min
    Charles Silverstein: The Joy of Gay Sex

    Charles Silverstein: The Joy of Gay Sex

    Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! Dr. Charles Silverstein talks about his 1973 presentation before the American Psychiatric Association that led to the removal of homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses in the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual). He also talks about working with the Gay Activist Alliance in the '70s, his landmark book. The Joy of Gay Sex, and how his relationship to sex has changed now that he's 86-years-old.
    The new documentary, CURED, premieres on PBS on October 11th.
    You can listen to our interview with the legendary trans elder, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy here: bit.ly/missmajor1
    LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Come find us on Twitter to recommend a future guest: @lgbtqpod.

    • 29 min
    Melissa Etheridge: Comes To Our Window

    Melissa Etheridge: Comes To Our Window

    The iconic singer talks about how not being publicly out affected her songwriting, never hiding her sexuality from those in the music industry, and what it was like to go back and listen to her 30-year-old demos. (Melissa Etheridge's new album One Way Out is available now.) LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Come find us on Twitter @lgbtqpod.

    • 24 min
    Alicia Garza: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart

    Alicia Garza: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart

    Black Lives Matter co-founder and community organizer, Alicia Garza talks about her book, The Purpose of Power (now out in paperback). LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Come find us on Twitter to recommend a guest @lgbtqpod @jeffmasters1

    • 35 min

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566 Ratings

566 Ratings

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Life-affirming

Thank you everyone behind this pod! As a newly out (ish) and discovering queer/genderqueer person, I find the diverse and positive nature of this show so affirming. Highly recommend. 🙂

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Jeff Masters and the guests on this podcast are important. He masterfully interviews LGBTQ+ movers and shakers. It’s sweet, poignant and concise.

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As a queer pre teen i am just discovering the lgbtq community and these interviews have been very inspiring

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