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Queer history podcast covering content from around the world and throughout time.

Latest Episodes

We'wha

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day, today's episode is on the 19th-century Zuni craftsperson and ambassador, We'wha. Join us as we discuss We'wha's lhamana gender, their meeting with President Grover Cleveland, and how they single-handedly forced 27 US soldiers into retreat. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

77 MIN1 w ago
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We'wha

The Chevalière d'Éon: Part 2

Today we bring you the second half of our discussion on the 18th century French spy,the Chevalière d'Éon. Join us to hear about a narrow escape from the French Revolution, queer takes on Christian theology, and how to do better trans history. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

69 MIN3 w ago
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The Chevalière d'Éon: Part 2

The Chevalière d'Éon: Part 1

Today's episode is the first part of our discussion on the 18th century French spy the Chevalière d'Éon. Join us as we discuss their complicated relationship with gender, how not to invade England, and the absolute limit of how much wine the French government will pay for. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

78 MINSEP 15
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The Chevalière d'Éon: Part 1

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Today we have our final Queer as Fiction episode for the season, as Jason and Eli talk about Stephan Elliott's 1994 roadtrip comedy 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert'. Join us for a discussion about magic buses, friends of varying quality and depictions of race in Australian cinema. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

62 MINSEP 1
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Golden Orchid Societies

Today's episode is on Golden Orchid Societies in southern China. Listen to learn about how mulberries led to female independence, marriage resistance in the Pearl River Delta, and how to propose to your girlfriend using peanut candy. Image: Liang Jieyun, 85, and Huang Li-e, 90, two of the last surviving Golden Orchid sisters

73 MINAUG 15
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Golden Orchid Societies

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Today Queer as Fiction dives deep into the past as we discuss the Mesopotamian poem, the Epic of Gilgamesh. Join us for a riveting discussion featuring ancient gods, axe-based sexual metaphors and research findings so good they make you take your clothes off. Image Source:http://tiny.cc/qy6iaz

47 MINAUG 1
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The Epic of Gilgamesh

Emperor Nero

In today's episode, we're continuing our Roman emperors series with Nero.Get five emperors for the price of one as we come to the end of the Julio-Claudian dynasty and start the tumultuous Year of the Four Emperors! Featuring a suspicious fire, terrible jam sessions, and at least two same sex weddings.

90 MINJUL 15
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Emperor Nero

Christina of Sweden

17th-century monarch Christina of Sweden's sexuality and gender has been a topic of debate for close to four centuries. Tune in to learn more, along with coded love letters, political intrigue, and what to put on your CV to become a European king. Sources If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

85 MINJUL 1
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Christina of Sweden

Stonewall in the Media

Today's episode is on depictions of the 1969 Stonewall Riots in the media. Join us as we discuss Roland Emmerich's 2015 film, Crissle West's 2016 Drunk History segment, and how we choose to frame our stories. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

57 MINJUN 22
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Stonewall in the Media

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras began as a commemoration of the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and has blossomed into the biggest queer festival in Australia. This episode will discuss the origins of the event, and some of the issues which have coloured its history. Tune in to learn about the Australian Dykes on Bikes, what may be the world's most in-demand archive, and host Eli's favourite ever Mardi Gras parade float! (NOTE: There is a graphic description of police violence in this episode which goes from 14:00 to 17:35, with the worst part from 16:00-16:40.)

68 MINJUN 15
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The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Latest Episodes

We'wha

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day, today's episode is on the 19th-century Zuni craftsperson and ambassador, We'wha. Join us as we discuss We'wha's lhamana gender, their meeting with President Grover Cleveland, and how they single-handedly forced 27 US soldiers into retreat. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

77 MIN1 w ago
Comments
We'wha

The Chevalière d'Éon: Part 2

Today we bring you the second half of our discussion on the 18th century French spy,the Chevalière d'Éon. Join us to hear about a narrow escape from the French Revolution, queer takes on Christian theology, and how to do better trans history. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

69 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Chevalière d'Éon: Part 2

The Chevalière d'Éon: Part 1

Today's episode is the first part of our discussion on the 18th century French spy the Chevalière d'Éon. Join us as we discuss their complicated relationship with gender, how not to invade England, and the absolute limit of how much wine the French government will pay for. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

78 MINSEP 15
Comments
The Chevalière d'Éon: Part 1

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Today we have our final Queer as Fiction episode for the season, as Jason and Eli talk about Stephan Elliott's 1994 roadtrip comedy 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert'. Join us for a discussion about magic buses, friends of varying quality and depictions of race in Australian cinema. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

62 MINSEP 1
Comments
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Golden Orchid Societies

Today's episode is on Golden Orchid Societies in southern China. Listen to learn about how mulberries led to female independence, marriage resistance in the Pearl River Delta, and how to propose to your girlfriend using peanut candy. Image: Liang Jieyun, 85, and Huang Li-e, 90, two of the last surviving Golden Orchid sisters

73 MINAUG 15
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Golden Orchid Societies

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Today Queer as Fiction dives deep into the past as we discuss the Mesopotamian poem, the Epic of Gilgamesh. Join us for a riveting discussion featuring ancient gods, axe-based sexual metaphors and research findings so good they make you take your clothes off. Image Source:http://tiny.cc/qy6iaz

47 MINAUG 1
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The Epic of Gilgamesh

Emperor Nero

In today's episode, we're continuing our Roman emperors series with Nero.Get five emperors for the price of one as we come to the end of the Julio-Claudian dynasty and start the tumultuous Year of the Four Emperors! Featuring a suspicious fire, terrible jam sessions, and at least two same sex weddings.

90 MINJUL 15
Comments
Emperor Nero

Christina of Sweden

17th-century monarch Christina of Sweden's sexuality and gender has been a topic of debate for close to four centuries. Tune in to learn more, along with coded love letters, political intrigue, and what to put on your CV to become a European king. Sources If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

85 MINJUL 1
Comments
Christina of Sweden

Stonewall in the Media

Today's episode is on depictions of the 1969 Stonewall Riots in the media. Join us as we discuss Roland Emmerich's 2015 film, Crissle West's 2016 Drunk History segment, and how we choose to frame our stories. If you enjoy this episode, considersupporting us on Patreon,checking out our merch, and following us onTwitter,TumblrandFacebook.

57 MINJUN 22
Comments
Stonewall in the Media

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras began as a commemoration of the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and has blossomed into the biggest queer festival in Australia. This episode will discuss the origins of the event, and some of the issues which have coloured its history. Tune in to learn about the Australian Dykes on Bikes, what may be the world's most in-demand archive, and host Eli's favourite ever Mardi Gras parade float! (NOTE: There is a graphic description of police violence in this episode which goes from 14:00 to 17:35, with the worst part from 16:00-16:40.)

68 MINJUN 15
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The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

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