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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.

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

    Iconic Queer Women’s Spaces with June Thomas

    Iconic Queer Women’s Spaces with June Thomas

    Jules and Bryan talk to former Outward Producer June Thomas about her new book A Place Of Our Own: Six Spaces that Shaped Queer Women’s Culture. They take us from the commune to the feminist bookstore and discuss the world-building drive of the queer community.
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    • 45 min
    Disrupting Food & Restaurant Culture with Chala June

    Disrupting Food & Restaurant Culture with Chala June

    This week, Jules chats with Chala June (food writer and former associate editor at Bon Appetit) about what it is to queer food, the labor politics of the food service industry, and the camp of early Food Network programming.

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    • 35 min
    Disrupting Food & Restaurant Culture with Chala June

    Disrupting Food & Restaurant Culture with Chala June

    This week, Jules chats with Chala June (food writer and former associate editor at Bon Appetit) about what it is to queer food, the labor politics of the food service industry, and the camp of early Food Network programming.

    The Trans History of the 1936 Olympics with Michael Waters

    The Trans History of the 1936 Olympics with Michael Waters

    This week, Bryan dives into the world of sports to talk about the often obscured queer history of the Olympics with writer Michael Waters. Michael’s new book ‘The Other Olympians: Fascism, Queerness, and the Making of Modern Sports’ highlights the gripping true stories of pioneering trans and intersex athletes from the 1936 Olympics.
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    • 34 min
    The Trans History of the 1936 Olympics with Michael Waters

    The Trans History of the 1936 Olympics with Michael Waters

    This week, Bryan dives into the world of sports to talk about the often obscured queer history of the Olympics with writer Michael Waters. Michael’s new book ‘The Other Olympians: Fascism, Queerness, and the Making of Modern Sports’ highlights the gripping true stories of pioneering trans and intersex athletes from the 1936 Olympics.

    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

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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