25 episodes

Two queer babes talkin' mental health, pop culture, and whatever the hell else we want.

QBT with Shawny and Jerms Shawny and Jerms

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Two queer babes talkin' mental health, pop culture, and whatever the hell else we want.

    EP23: No Right Way to Grieve

    EP23: No Right Way to Grieve

    Do y'all hear that sound quality?! The growth. This week, Shawny opens up about some recent events, and the babes talk about experiences of grief and loss. We also gab [that's gossip!] about the Emmys, Vanessa Bryant and her messy mom, Euphoria's 2037 season two debut date, and why we won't be watching Antebellum (we love you, Janelle). We've got stickers! Be sure to check out our Recs and Resources doc so you can listen, watch, read, and learn along with us.  #JusticeForBreonnaTaylor Follow us on instagram and twitter: @qbtpod @shawnyboy @mattyjerms Thanks to Maarquii and Chanti Darling for letting us use their music, and big thanks to Alie Kilts for editing. We love you. 

    • 1 hr 10 min
    EP22: Disordered Eating and Somatic Therapy with Lucia Bennett, LPC

    EP22: Disordered Eating and Somatic Therapy with Lucia Bennett, LPC

    As a practitioner of somatic therapy and editor of Oppression and the Body: Roots, Resistance, and Resolutions, Lucia Bennett, LPC, helps us dive into the topic of eating disorders and queerness. Lucia also reveals all the ways she is a bona fide lesbian(TM) cat lady and we love her for it. Shawny is back, and the babes gab about RBG, Miss Germanotta's pomegranates, and Brennifer's awkward table read. Cattle prods for self defense 2020! If we talk about it, we post about it, and we do the googling for you! Check out our Recs and Resources doc so you can read, watch, listen, and learn along with us. You can follow us on instagram and twitter: @qbtpod @shawnyboy @mattyjerms Thanks to Maarquii and Chanti Darling for letting us use their music, and big thanks to Alie Kilts for her editing. 

    • 1 hr 30 min
    EP21: The Gossip Rag of Trauma, Erin Taylor

    EP21: The Gossip Rag of Trauma, Erin Taylor

    We are finally legal babes! Whoooooo hooooo. We kick off our new found adulthood with a guest co-host, Carlos Valle, who jumped in while Shawny is out taking care of business. We chat about the teeny tiny timmy in Dune, Paris' mean boyfriends, and captain america's flag pole. Later, we are joined by author, poet, and internet baddie, Erin Taylor (@ATMFIEND)! Erin talks with us about trauma, sex work, healing through memes, and finding community on the internet. We are all running away from fires and toxic air, so please forgive the socially distant sound quality. CW: mentions of CSA and other traumas. We do the googling for you! Check out our recommendations and resources doc to read, listen, watch, and learn along with us.  Follow us on instagram and twitter @qbtpod @mattyjerms @shawnyboy Thanks to Maarquii and Chanti Darling for letting us use their music. Big thanks to Alie Kilts for helping us with editing. 

    • 1 hr 13 min
    EP20: Birth Charts and Behavioral Health with Andres Lopez

    EP20: Birth Charts and Behavioral Health with Andres Lopez

    The babes get their birth charts read!! This session we are blessed to be joined by Andres Lopez (DJ, Poet, Artist, Astrology babe), and we talk about the connections between behavioral health and astrology. We also dive into Mulan, Amaz*n's The Boys, and try to figure out what language SZA is singing. It's a long one, but it's soy worth it. Kick back, and look at the stars, babes- we are goin with the ~flow~ We do the googling for you! Check out our Recs and Resources doc to watch, listen, read, and learn along with us.  Follow us on instagram and twitter: @qbtpod @mattyjerms @shawnyboy Thanks to Maarquii and Chanti Darling for letting us use their music. Big thanks to Alie Kilts (and her dog Floyd) for production assistance and being an all around great babe. 

    • 1 hr 58 min
    EP19: Juggling While Running with Yasmine-Imani McMorrin

    EP19: Juggling While Running with Yasmine-Imani McMorrin

    This session we have the pleasure of having Culver City Council hopeful, Yasmine-Imani McMorrin, join us to talk equity, taking care, defunding the police, and juggling the world while running for office. We also record in-person together for the first time and it was soy much fun (and sounded a little shite-sorry hehe). The babes also get into OnlyFans, Conversion Therapy, the NBA, and remember Chadwick Boseman. Buy some stamps and visit https://www.mcmorrinforculvercity.com/ We do the googling for you! Check out our Resources and Recommendations doc so you can read, listen, watch, and learn along with us.  Follow us on instagram and twitter @qbtpod @shawnyboy @mattyjerms Thank you to Maarquii and Chanti Darling for letting us use their music, and thank you to Alie Kilts for kicking ass with editing. 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    EP18: Everybody's Wellness Looks Different with Claire Riordan

    EP18: Everybody's Wellness Looks Different with Claire Riordan

    This session, we are joined by friend and counseling student, Claire Riordan. Claire talks to the babes about her queerness, being legally blind, and utilizing fanfiction and therapy as ways to feel safe and cope. We also get into Lovecraft Country, remember Euphoria, and scream about Megan Thee Stallion. Please subscribe, share, and give us your 5-Star review.  We do the googling for you! Check out our Recs and Resources doc so you can read, watch, listen, and learn along with us.  Follow us on instagram and twitter @qbtpod @shawnyboy @mattyjerms Thanks to Maarquii and Chanti Darling for letting us use their music, and big thanks to Alie Kilts for helping us with editing. 

    • 1 hr 16 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Garrett M. B. ,

Def a part of my essentials each week!

Luv listening to you two and all the great guests you bring on! Always very informative on topics regarding the queer experience and mental health👌🏻 and getting to hear all the pop culture tea is just (French kisses) 💋 Can’t wait to see what you have in store for us 😋

kelly'sipad ,

❤️

So excited to find this podcast today! Love the intersections with race, sexuality, gender, abilities, etc. Your vibrant spirits, intellect and big hearts come through 100%. Thank you!!

crlsvalls ,

Real Talk w the Gals

I seriously love listening to QBT. Shawny

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