10 episodes

The experience of two Black Queerfolk rooted in an island of blue in the Deep South’s sea of red. From Black politics to mental health to pop culture, Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre fellow Devin Ty Franklin, and Cody Renard Richard scholar David H. Parker, are your key to The Queer Code.

The Queer Code David H. Parker and Devin Ty Franklin

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 24 Ratings

The experience of two Black Queerfolk rooted in an island of blue in the Deep South’s sea of red. From Black politics to mental health to pop culture, Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre fellow Devin Ty Franklin, and Cody Renard Richard scholar David H. Parker, are your key to The Queer Code.

    S3 E9 - SZA’s Capricorn Ass

    S3 E9 - SZA’s Capricorn Ass

    In this episode, Devin and David provide resources for being actively against anti-Asian violence, try to unravel SZA’s thick web of white lies, and break down (very) unfiltered feelings about Sam Levinson’s MALCOM & MARIE. Be sure to follow us on the Stereo app (@davidhparker / @devintyfranklin) to get notifications when we record our podcasts live! You can also check out our Patreon at http://patreon.com/thequeercode for hours of exclusive video and uncut content.

    Do the Work:
    https://anti-asianviolenceresources.carrd.co/ (SOON CHUNG PARK, 74; SUNCHA KIM, 69; YONG AE YUE, 63; HYUN JUNG GRANT, 51; XIAOJIE TAN, 49; DELAINA YAUN, 33; DAOYOU FENG, 44; PAUL ANDRE MICHELS, 54)
    https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.com

    Special thanks to:
    Rachel-Marie Strazza (@the.rachelmarie), showrunner and Ecuadorian dynamite
    Lew Williams (@lewcifer9), resident artist and raging bisexual

    Follow The Queer Code on Social Media!
    @davidhparker_ / @devintyfranklin / insta: @thequeercode & twitter: @queercodepod
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/thequeercode)

    • 45 min
    S3 E8 - Live from Queer-antine II

    S3 E8 - Live from Queer-antine II

    Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded on January 8th, 2021. Some content may be outdated.

    In this episode, The Queer Code celebrates our one-year anniversary with a special live recounting of the events of the past year regarding self-growth, mental health, and coons with pecs. 
    Important Stuff
    Do the Work: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.com
    The CDC on COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
    The WHO on COVID-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

    Follow The Queer Code on Social Media!
    @davidhparker_ / @devintyfranklin / insta: @thequeercode & twitter: @queercodepod

    Special thanks to:
    Rachel-Marie Strazza (@the.rachelmarie), showrunner and Ecuadorian dynamite
    Lew Williams (@lewcifer9), resident artist and raging bisexual
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/thequeercode)

    • 53 min
    S3 E7 - “If That Makes Sense...” (w/ Bri Scott)

    S3 E7 - “If That Makes Sense...” (w/ Bri Scott)

    In the second of a two-part series on the intersection of experiences known as “Black, Femme, and Full,” The Queer Code sits down with our second guest, performer and “more-than-just-That-Funny-Bitch,” Bri Scott (she/her)! Bri talks to us about how she plans to wring the best out of life and gives us all something to Bri-lieve in.
    Important Stuff
    Do the Work: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.com
    The CDC on COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
    The WHO on COVID-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

    Follow The Queer Code on Social Media!
    @davidhparker_ / @devintyfranklin / insta: @thequeercode & twitter: @queercodepod

    Special thanks to:
    Bri Scott (insta: @brianalene_ & YouTube: https://youtu.be/rx28Q2N1eD4), special guest
    Rachel-Marie Strazza (@the.rachelmarie), showrunner and Ecuadorian dynamite
    Lew Williams (@lewcifer9), resident artist and raging bisexual
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/thequeercode)

    • 53 min
    S3 E6 - Beauty with a Capital B (w/ TaShauna Jenkins)

    S3 E6 - Beauty with a Capital B (w/ TaShauna Jenkins)

    In the first of a two-part series on the intersection of experiences known as “Black, Femme, and Full,” The Queer Code sits down with our first guest, YouTube creator and performer TaShauna Jenkins (she/her)! TaShauna walks us through growing up in theatre as a Black femme in a larger body while we ponder questions like, “How much is our career field giving back to people like us?”
    Important Stuff
    Do the Work: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.com
    The CDC on COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
    The WHO on COVID-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

    Follow The Queer Code on Social Media!
    @davidhparker_ / @devintyfranklin / insta: @thequeercode & twitter: @queercodepod

    Special thanks to:
    TaShauna Jenkins (insta: @tashauna.ajoi, YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/32chipp), special guest
    Rachel-Marie Strazza (@the.rachelmarie), showrunner and Ecuadorian dynamite
    Lew Williams (@lewcifer9), resident artist and raging bisexual
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/thequeercode)

    • 57 min
    S3 E5 - Ladies Who Lunch, Bottoms Who Brunch (w/ Antonio D. Mitchell)

    S3 E5 - Ladies Who Lunch, Bottoms Who Brunch (w/ Antonio D. Mitchell)

    In this episode, The Queer Code teams up with the illustrious Antonio D. Mitchell once again to say a final “byeee” to 2020 with our highlights from the year.  
    Important Stuff
    Body Kindness Podcast: https://www.bodykindnessbook.com/podcast/
    Criterion on Adrienne Kennedy: https://www.criterion.com/current/posts/6968-a-romance-with-the-screen-theater-legend-adrienne-kennedy-looks-back
    Beyond the Dick Pic: https://wearyourvoicemag.com/tag/consent/
    Do the Work: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.com
    The CDC on COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
    The WHO on COVID-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

    Follow The Queer Code on Social Media!
    @davidhparker_ / @devintyfranklin / insta: @thequeercode & twitter: @queercodepod

    Special thanks to:
    Antonio D. Mitchell (@antonio.d.mitchell/@a_d_mitchell), special guest
    Rachel-Marie Strazza (@the.rachelmarie), showrunner and Ecuadorian dynamite
    Lew Williams (@lewcifer9), resident artist and raging bisexual
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/thequeercode)

    • 1 hr 14 min
    S3 E4 - Bitch Maybe I Don’t Have Your Money!

    S3 E4 - Bitch Maybe I Don’t Have Your Money!

    This week, The Queer Code discusses Jeremy O’Harris and the Federal Theatre Project, the value of artists in the entertainment industry throughout the pandemic, and Tiny Pretty Things (NOT Pretty Little Things, David). Grab some hot chocolate and your own non-denominational holiday tree and let’s get going!
    Important Stuff
    Jeremy O’Harris: https://www.vulture.com/2020/11/jeremy-o-harris-producing-hbo-circle-jerk.html (see his Twitter acc. for #FEDERALTHEATREPROJECT updates, @jeremyoharris)
    Katori Hall: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/p-valley-creator-inks-lionsgate-tv-overall-deal-exclusive
    Do the Work: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.com
    The CDC on COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
    The WHO on COVID-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

    Follow The Queer Code on Social Media!
    @davidhparker_ / @devintyfranklin / insta: @thequeercode & twitter: @queercodepod

    Special thanks to:
    Rachel-Marie Strazza (@the.rachelmarie), showrunner and Ecuadorian dynamite
    Lew Williams (@lewcifer9), resident artist and raging bisexual
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/thequeercode)

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

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