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Queer News is an Ambie award-winning weekly news podcast where race & sexuality meet politics, culture and entertainment. Tune-in to reporting which centers & celebrates all of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & comrade communities. Hosted by Anna DeShawn, a new pod drops every Monday by 7am CT.

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Queer News is an Ambie award-winning weekly news podcast where race & sexuality meet politics, culture and entertainment. Tune-in to reporting which centers & celebrates all of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & comrade communities. Hosted by Anna DeShawn, a new pod drops every Monday by 7am CT.

    Meraxes Medina, we speak your name, Wisconsin governor vetoes anti-trans legislation again and South Carolina wins the NCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship - April 8, 2024

    Meraxes Medina, we speak your name, Wisconsin governor vetoes anti-trans legislation again and South Carolina wins the NCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship - April 8, 2024

    This week on the Queer News podcast Anna DeShawn shares the findings of Cecilia Gentili’s death. We will also speak the name of Meraxes Medina, a 24 year-old Latina trans woman was murdered in LA. In politics, we’ve got some wins to celebrate in Sacramento & Wisconsin. In culture & entertainment, you know we got to talk about the NCAA Women’s National Championship game between South Carolina & Iowa. On TikTok Mercury Stardust & Jory are back raising millions of dollars for gender affirming care and how the Macarena is helping a trans sibling fight back against the trolls. Let’s go!
     
    00:00 - Welcome to the Queer News podcast 
    00:39 - Leave a Queer News Tip, Email info at e3radio.fm or leave a message here https://www.speakpipe.com/msg/s/243669/19/rc6z5z67pp1op502 
    00:56 - Join the QCrew, https://bit.ly/3L3Ng66 
    2:49 - Queer News headlines
    3:39 - Two men are charged with Cecilia Gentili’s death
    5:21 - Meraxes Medina, a 24 year-old Latina trans woman was murdered in LA
    6:55 - We’ve got political wins to celebrate in Sacramento & Wisconsin
    10:42 - Subscribe to our YouTube channel, https://youtube.com/@e3radio 
    11:18 - Promote your business on the Queer News podcast. Book an ad today! Email info @ e3radio.fm 
    11:43 - South Carolina wins the NCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship
    16:46 - Mercury Stardust & Jory are back on TikTok raising millions of dollars for gender affirming care 
    19:16 - The Macarena is helping a trans sibling fight back against the trolls
    20:43 - Anna’s Got a Word



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    Meraxes Memorial Fund
    https://www.gofundme.com/f/meraxes-memorial-fund 
     
    Mercury & Jory’s Fundraiser 
    https://secure.givelively.org/donate/point-of-pride/2024-tiktok-a-thon-for-trans-health 
     
    Subscribe to our YouTube Channel
    https://youtube.com/@e3radio 
     
    Leave a Queer News Tip
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    About Queer News
    An intersectional approach to a weekly news podcast where race & sexuality meet politics, entertainment and culture. Tune-in to reporting which centers & celebrates all of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & comrade communities. Hosted by Anna DeShawn. New pod every Monday by 7am CT. 
     
    Edited by Ryan Woodhall.
     
    We want to hear from you. Tune in and tell us what you think. email us at info@e3radio.fm. Follow Anna DeShawn @annadeshawn across social media.
    Interested in advertising? Email info at e3radio.fm.
     

    • 23 min
    President Biden tweeted about Transgender Day of Visibility and the Internet went wild, Lil Nas & skaiwater collab & Ncuti Gatwa set to be the next Doctor Who - April 2, 2024

    President Biden tweeted about Transgender Day of Visibility and the Internet went wild, Lil Nas & skaiwater collab & Ncuti Gatwa set to be the next Doctor Who - April 2, 2024

    This week on the Queer News podcast Anna DeShawn kicks off the pod with two Queer News tips that came through from our listeners. First, a high school in Massachusetts holds a social justice conference for high school students by high school students. Second, Thailand passes a bill to legalize same-sex marriage and the vote wasn’t even close. In politics, a tweet from President Biden has led to a lot of Internet ignorance. In culture & entertainment, in recognition of Trans week of visibility & action I’m going to share an organization here in Chicago doing great work called Life is Work. Also, Lil Nas X does a collab with UK star skaiwater and Ncuti Gatwa is set to be the next Doctor for the next season of Doctor Who. Let’s go!
     
    00:00 - Welcome to the Queer News podcast 
    00:38 - Leave a Queer News Tip, https://www.speakpipe.com/msg/s/243669/19/rc6z5z67pp1op502 
    00:55 - Join the QCrew, https://bit.ly/3L3Ng66 
    2:21 - Queer News headlines
    3:20 - A high school in Massachusetts holds a social justice conference for high school students by high school students
    6:07 - Thailand passes a bill to legalize same-sex marriage and the vote wasn’t even close
    7:42 - A tweet from President Biden has led to a lot of Internet ignorance
    10:02 - Subscribe to our YouTube channel, https://youtube.com/@e3radio 
    10:38 - Promote your business on the Queer News podcast. Book an ad today! Email info @ e3rradio.fm
    11:04 - In recognition of Trans week of visibility & action I’m going to share an organization here in Chicago doing great work called Life is Work
    13:53 - Lil Nas X does a collab with UK star Skaiwater 
    14:29 - Ncuti Gatwa is set to be the next Doctor for the next season of Doctor Who
    15:06 - Anna’s Got a Word



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    Support Life is Work
    https://lifeiswork.org/home 
     
    Watch skaiwater, Lil Nas X, 9lives - light! 
    https://youtu.be/fLRSElP1OCI?si=4jbT9ckKkGp6anAN 
     
    Subscribe to our YouTube Channel
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    Leave a Queer News Tip
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    About Queer News
    An intersectional approach to a weekly news podcast where race & sexuality meet politics, entertainment and culture. Tune-in to reporting which centers & celebrates all of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & comrade communities. Hosted by Anna DeShawn. New pod every Monday by 7am CT. 
     
    Edited by Ryan Woodhall.
     
    We want to hear from you. Tune in and tell us what you think. email us at info@e3radio.fm. Follow Anna DeShawn @annadeshawn across social media.
    Interested in advertising? Email info at e3radio.fm.
     

    • 17 min
    A Word from Anna: Full Episode Will Drop Tomorrow

    A Word from Anna: Full Episode Will Drop Tomorrow

    Family, I just wanted to drop a quick word letting you know that a full episode is coming your way tomorrow. I just needed time to rest. I appreciate you and will talk to you tomorrow. -Anna

    • 1 min
    News updates on Nex Benedict and Chevy Hill, Alex Franco we speak your name, and congratulations to Jarrett Hill & Tre’vell Anderson for their NAACP Image Award win - March 25, 2024

    News updates on Nex Benedict and Chevy Hill, Alex Franco we speak your name, and congratulations to Jarrett Hill & Tre’vell Anderson for their NAACP Image Award win - March 25, 2024

    This week on the Queer News podcast Anna DeShawn shares updates on a couple of stories she’s been following. The stories of Nex Benedict and Chevy Hill. We also need to share news about Alex Franco, a trans man who was murdered in Utah. In politics, let's celebrate another win this week. Over 40 anti-LGBTQ riders did not get passed in the recent spending bill that passed to avoid a government shutdown. In culture and entertainment, two trans women are getting some form of justice. I have to show some love to Jarrett Hill & Tre’vell Anderson for winning a NAACP Image award. And Amari, a Black trans woman, gets a ticket to the next round of American Idol. Let’s go! 
     
    00:00 - Welcome to the Queer News podcast 
    00:39 - Leave a Queer News Tip, https://www.speakpipe.com/msg/s/243669/19/rc6z5z67pp1op502 
    1:02 - Join the QCrew, https://bit.ly/3L3Ng66 
    2:41 - Queer News headlines
    3:41 - News Updates on Nex Benedict and Chevy Hill. Our new contributor, Darian Aaron, provides his report on Chevy Hill’s services
    10:00 - Alex Franco, we speak your name 
    11:53 - Over 40 anti-LGBTQ riders did not get passed in the recent spending bill that passed to avoid a government shutdown
    14:56 - Promote your business on the Queer News podcast. Book an ad today! Email info @ e3rradio.fm 
    15:21 - Two trans women are getting some form of justice
    18:48 - Black Queer journalists Jarrett Hill & Tre’vell Anderson win a NAACP Image award
    20:54 -  Amari, a Black trans woman, gets a ticket to the next round of American Idol
    23:44 - Anna’s Got a Word



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    Give Towards Alex Franco’s Funeral Expenses
    https://everloved.com/life-of/alex-franco/ 
     
    Amari Shares Her Transgender Story And Hopes To Heal Through Her Music - American Idol 2024
    https://youtu.be/CpTEmcMtz30?si=EM_r2sXAgYvx8vyn
     
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    Subscribe to our YouTube Channel
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    Leave a Queer News Tip
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    About Queer News
    An intersectional approach to a weekly news podcast where race & sexuality meet politics, entertainment and culture. Tune-in to reporting which centers & celebrates all of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & comrade communities. Hosted by Anna DeShawn. New pod every Monday by 7am CT. 
     
    Edited by Ryan Woodhall.
     
    We want to hear from you. Tune in and tell us what you think. email us at info@e3radio.fm. Follow Anna DeShawn @annadeshawn across social media.
    Interested in advertising? Email info at e3radio.fm.
     

    • 26 min
    Interview: Juju Bae & Anna DeShawn discuss her HULU show "Living for the Dead", her ancestral connection & the upcoming release of her first book “The Book of Juju”

    Interview: Juju Bae & Anna DeShawn discuss her HULU show "Living for the Dead", her ancestral connection & the upcoming release of her first book “The Book of Juju”

    From ancestral connections to the power of dreams, Anna DeShawn & Juju Bae talk about their spiritual journey's and how that informs their everyday lives. They also talk about Juju's adventures on the hit Hulu show "Living for the Dead", the relaunch of her podcast, "A Little Juju Podcast", and the upcoming release of her first book "The Book of Juju". This is a special interview with a powerful Black Queer woman making an impact by living out her call. 
    Support her podcast relaunch by donating to her GoFundMe, https://www.gofundme.com/f/aljpod 
    Follow Juju
    Official Website - https://www.jujubae.com & https://linktr.ee/itsjujubae 
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/itsjujubae
    TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@itsjujubae
    X - https://twitter.com/itsjujubae
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/itsjujubae
     
    More about Juju Bae 
    Accomplished Host, Educator, Historian, Author, and Osun Priest. Osunfunmilola affectionately known as Juju Bae, stands as an exceptional figure in the realms of hosting, education, history, and the spirituality that moves throughout the Black diaspora. Her multifaceted talents and profound knowledge continue to leave an indelible mark on her community and beyond.
    Since the inception of her highly esteemed podcast, "A Little Juju," in 2018, Juju Bae has served as a dedicated educator and interviewer, delving into the intricate history and practices of Black peoples, often featuring guests with their own expertise. Through this platform, she has empowered millions of individuals to reconnect with their ancestral traditions while curating a substantial archive of Black history, thought, and belief. Her efforts have garnered critical acclaim, including an iHeartRadio nomination, and widespread recognition across media.
    In addition to her podcast, Juju Bae has emerged as a captivating speaker, frequently gracing panels and hosting live events across the nation. In 2021, she made a significant contribution to the cultural landscape by participating in Off-White and Trinice McNally's "I Support Black Women" campaign, which included webinars and roundtable discussions, highlighting the cultural importance of oral tradition among the diaspora.
    Currently, Juju Bae can be seen on Hulu's docuseries "Living for the Dead," produced by Kristen Stewart, further solidifying her status as a luminary who weaves history, spirituality, and oration into every aspect of her work.
    In Spring 2024, Juju Bae will release her first book, Book of Juju, which focuses on the importance of ancestral veneration and how it can be a tool for healing, liberation, and peace. She is also working on a research project with the University of California that will soon be published.
    She is an alumna of Spelman College with a BA in Psychology. 
     
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    About Queer News
    An intersectional approach to a weekly news podcast where race & sexuality meet politics, entertainment and culture. Tune-in to reporting which centers & celebrates all of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & comrade communities. Hosted by Anna DeShawn. New pod every Monday by 7am CT. 
    We want to hear from you. Tune in and tell us what you think. email us at info@e3radio.fm. Follow Anna DeShawn @annadeshawn across social media.
    Interested in advertising? Email info at e3radio.fm.
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    Leave a Queer News Tip
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    • 30 min
    Florida settlement is a big win against Don’t Say Gay, we remember David Mixner, and Sisters in Cinema opens Media Arts Center - March 18, 2024

    Florida settlement is a big win against Don’t Say Gay, we remember David Mixner, and Sisters in Cinema opens Media Arts Center - March 18, 2024

    This week on the Queer News podcast Anna DeShawn celebrates the settlement in Florida that rolled back some of the Don’t Say Gay legislation in Florida. Anna also shares her thoughts on the summary report from the Medical Examiner’s office that says Nex Benedict died from suicide. In culture and entertainment, we celebrate the life of David Mixner, talk about the GLAAD media awards and celebrate the grand opening of the Sisters in Cinema media arts center in Chicago. Let’s go! 
     
    00:00 - Welcome to the Queer News podcast 
    00:39 - Leave a Queer News Tip, https://www.speakpipe.com/msg/s/243669/19/rc6z5z67pp1op502 
    1:45 - Join the QCrew, https://bit.ly/3L3Ng66 
    2:10 - Queer News headlines
    2:49 - The settlement in Florida that rolled back some of the Don’t Say Gay legislation in Florida
    10:48 - Anna also shares her thoughts on the summary report from the Medical Examiner’s office that says Nex Benedict died from suicide
    14:49 - Promote your business on the Queer News podcast. Book an ad today! Email info @ e3rradio.fm 
    15:13 - We celebrate the life of David Mixner
    17:32 - Let’s talk about the GLAAD media awards LA edition
    20:43 - We celebrate the grand opening of the Sisters in Cinema media arts center in Chicago
    26:44 - Anna’s Got a Word



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    Support Sisters in Cinema
    https://givebutter.com/c/SistersGrandOpening & https://givebutter.com/c/SistersGrandOpening/auction 
     
    Leave a Queer News Tip
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    About Queer News
    An intersectional approach to a weekly news podcast where race & sexuality meet politics, entertainment and culture. Tune-in to reporting which centers & celebrates all of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & comrade communities. Hosted by Anna DeShawn. New pod every Monday by 7am CT. 
     
    Edited by Ryan Woodhall.
     
    We want to hear from you. Tune in and tell us what you think. email us at info@e3radio.fm. Follow Anna DeShawn @annadeshawn across social media.
    Interested in advertising? Email info at e3radio.fm.
     

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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95 Ratings

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