113 episodes

Outward, Slate's queer podcast, is a whip-smart monthly salon in which hosts and guests deepen the audience’s understanding of queer culture and politics, delight them with unexpected perspectives, and invite listeners into a colorful conversation about the issues animating LGBTQ communities.

Outward: Slate's LGBTQ podcast Slate Podcasts

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.9 • 192 Ratings

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Outward, Slate's queer podcast, is a whip-smart monthly salon in which hosts and guests deepen the audience’s understanding of queer culture and politics, delight them with unexpected perspectives, and invite listeners into a colorful conversation about the issues animating LGBTQ communities.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Behind the Scenes of ‘Gays Against Briggs’ with Christina Cauterucci

    Behind the Scenes of ‘Gays Against Briggs’ with Christina Cauterucci

    This week Christina Cauterucci returns to Outward to talk with Bryan about her experience making ‘Slow Burn: Gays Against Briggs’ and diving into one of the most consequential civil rights battles in American history: the first-ever statewide vote on gay rights.
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    • 41 min
    Evolving Our Social Scripts - Queer Advice with Mathew Rodriguez

    Evolving Our Social Scripts - Queer Advice with Mathew Rodriguez

    This week Bryan and Jules are joined by new contributor Mathew Rodriguez for a round of advice. They tackle who gets to use ‘they’, raising polite and inclusive kids, and help one listener navigate the aggressive gender politics of straight weddings.
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    • 37 min
    Bryan talks to the creator of Queering the Map, a digital archive of queer stories from around the globe

    Bryan talks to the creator of Queering the Map, a digital archive of queer stories from around the globe

    This week Bryan talks to Lucas LaRochelle, the creator of the online platform Queering the Map. Queering the Map is a community-generated digital archive and map of LGBTQ2IA+ experiences around the globe. They dig into the map’s beginnings, stories from the platform, and how this archive has been able to share queer joy, sorrow, and possibility across continents and in 23 languages. 

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    • 27 min
    Queering the Map with Lucas LaRochelle

    Queering the Map with Lucas LaRochelle

    This week Bryan talks to Lucas LaRochelle, the creator of the online platform Queering the Map. Queering the Map is a community-generated digital archive and map of LGBTQ2IA+ experiences around the globe. They dig into the map’s beginnings, stories from the platform, and how this archive has been able to share queer joy, sorrow, and possibility across continents and in 23 languages.

    Podcast production by Palace Shaw.

    Mary & George Brings the Historical Drama

    Mary & George Brings the Historical Drama

    Former Outward producer June Thomas joins Bryan and Jules to chat about the very gay new series from Starz, Mary and George. They talk 16th-century sex and sexuality and share their prides, provocations, and the gay agenda for May. 
    Read What's Fact and What's Fiction in Mary & George from Slate
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    • 41 min
    Queer Trademark Law with Michael Goodyear

    Queer Trademark Law with Michael Goodyear

    This week, Jules and Bryan talk to Michael Goodyear about how trademark law is helping queer brands reclaim derogatory language. They dig into Dykes on Bikes and other early queer trademarks including the history of the rainbow flag we all know and love. You can read Michael’s article ‘The Surprising Result of the Supreme Court Case That Allowed Slurs in Brands’ on the Slate website. 
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
192 Ratings

192 Ratings

I_heart_trees ,

Complicated at best

Lonnnnnng time listener who has been growing tired of the show having a static idea of what queerness is. Finally had to unfollow today after the discussion of how “some queer content shouldn’t be made”. As someone who believes that we need MORE queer content and celebrates the fact that now we have so much content we can even celebrate the bad … I’m gonna celebrate this pod and the years of listening by giving you a 4 star rating but also unsubscribing.

BACNE SPEARS ,

Mixed feeling as of late..

Been skipping more and more eps ever since they changed the format to weekly single topic eps with rotating hosts. I'll hang in here for a bit longer but we'll see...

Reginasrae ,

Love!

Now a Subscriber. Heart felt and knowledgeable conversations. Advocates for us Queer folks very refreshing to say the least. - what’s not refreshing is two of the speakers (3-15-23) injecting the filler word “like” into sentences multiple times. Maybe it’s a regional thing- but locally for me - not used to hearing it. And certainly not up to 5 times in one sentence. Just sayin. (It’s annoying) other than that- 5 stars!!

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