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BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios

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Nancy Was Here

Team Nancy takes a final stroll down memory lane. Check out our open-sourced Queer Podcasts spreadsheet for more queer shows. To get you started, check out Afroqueer, History is Gay, LGBTQ&A, Flyest Fables, Making Gay History, Gender Reveal, and If These Ovaries Could Talk. Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Josh Woodward (Once Tomorrow, Border Blaster), and Albert Behar. Theme by Alexander Overington.

36 MINJUN 29
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Nancy Was Here

All the Fine Girls Be There

EThis week, we dive into the world of an underground Black lesbian strip club in Los Angeles. — You can watch Shakedown at shakedown.film and The Criterion Channel. — Leilah Weinraub is a filmmaker and artist. Ronnie D. Ron is the founder of Shakedown. Egypt Blaque Knyle is a social worker and renowned burlesque dancer. Special thanks this week to Tracie Hunte. Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom. Theme by Alexander Overington.

26 MINJUN 23
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All the Fine Girls Be There

Black Trans Lives Matter

Imara Jones joins us to talk about creating a truly inclusive Black Lives Matter movement, and getting back to the roots of Pride. — Imara Jonesis an award-winning journalist, and thecreator ofTransLash,a multi-episode series about what it is like to be transgender, especially a trans person of color, at a time of social backlash. Resources: —Trans Lifeline-Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis - for the trans community, by the trans community. —The Okra Project-The Okra Project is a collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home-cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans People wherever we can reach them. —The Transgender District-The mission of the Transgender District is to create an urban environment that fosters the rich history, culture, legacy, and empowerment of transgender people and its deep roots in the southeaste...

19 MINJUN 12
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Black Trans Lives Matter

Samantha Irby + Brandon Taylor

It's a book filled episode as Tobin and Kathy chat with authors Samantha Irby and Brandon Taylor. — Samantha Irby is the author of Wow, No Thank You., as well as Meaty, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., and New Year, Same Trash. — Brandon Taylor is the author of Real Life. — Matt Ortile is the author of The Groom Will Keep His Name. — Rachel Matlow is the author of Dead Mom Walking: A Memoir Of Miracle Cures And Other Disasters. — Meredith Talusan is the author of Fairest. — Alok Vaid-Menon is the author of Beyond the Gender Binary. — Kacen Callender is the author of Felix Ever After, as well as other books. Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Albert Behar,Alexander Overington, & Kevin MacLeod ("Slow Burn"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

35 MINJUN 2
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Samantha Irby + Brandon Taylor

Carmen Maria Machado's Queer Horror Stories

Carmen Maria Machado joins us to talk queer horror stories, writing about pandemics, and the conversation we as queer people should be having more often. If you or someone you know is experiencing intimate partner violence, contact The National Domestic Violence Hotline. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence hasmore info on LGBTQ intimate partner violence statistics here. Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom. Theme by Alexander Overington.

24 MINMAY 19
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Carmen Maria Machado's Queer Horror Stories

InvestiGAYtions!

EIcedcoffee andbichairs andglory holes, oh my! Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Alexander Overington, and Albert Behar("Pizzicato Playground"). Theme by Alexander Overington. CORRECTION: A previous version of this episode misidentified Lady Gaga as straight. She is bisexual.

30 MINMAY 5
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InvestiGAYtions!

Make Australia Gay Again

EIt's our 100th episode! And for this special occasion, Nancy sound designer Jeremy Bloom goes on a quest to find the truth behind a mysterious gay and lesbian island kingdom. —Bruce Hecht is the owner of theChampion Stamp Company in New York City. — Derek Adam Thomas makes videos aboutmicro-nationsand the fun things they get up to. — Dennis Altman anacademic and gay rights activist. He is the author of over 20 booksincluding Homosexual Liberation & Oppression and Unrequited Love. —Nick Henderson is a curator for the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives. — William Jackson Freeman is the former Lord Chancellor of the Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands. — Dale Parker Anderson I is the former Emperor of the Gay and Lesbian Kingdom ofthe Coral Sea Islands. — Voiceovers by Rosa Gollan. — Episode image courtesy of Glen Stephens. Special thanks this week to the otherDale Parker Anderson, Sabrina Lipovic (Archives researcher for the Australian BroadcastingCorporation), O...

36 MINAPR 21
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Make Australia Gay Again

Give Me A Sign

Note: This episode includes a story that mentions suicide. At the age of 61, Richard was searching for a boyfriend. But finding love was about more than just getting past the trials of dating. There was also Peter. —Other Men Need Help is a bi-weekly podcast about the emblems, habits, and struts in the male performance. You can listen to their original episode featuring Richard's story, "Boy Talk", from their first season. Their staff includes Lead ProducerCaitlin Mae Burke, and producersBen Goldberg andRebecca Seidel. —MarkPagán is the host of Other Men Need Help. He's also an award-winning film and podcast producer, storyteller, writer, educator, and former b-boy. —Richard Cardillo is an educator and storyteller whose work has been featured on The Moth, Story Collider, and RISK! If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. The Trevor Project also has LGBTQ specific resources. The TrevorLifeline is at 1-...

28 MINAPR 7
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Give Me A Sign

Nancy Checks In

We understand that this is a really scary time for all of us right now. And in times like these, it's important to check-in on each other. So that's what Team Nancy did. — SAGE is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults. —Ariana Martinez in an artist and audio producer. — Eric Silverberg and Todd Sowers are the CEO and COO, respectively, of Perry Street Software (makers of SCRUFF and Jack'd). —Sex and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guide by New York City's Department of Health. — Club Quarantine is on Instagram "every night of the quarantine. 21:00-00:00 ET on zoom app." Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom, Nilhore ("Crux"), and Rest You Sleeping Giant ("Light Lab"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

31 MINMAR 28
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Nancy Checks In

Chella Man + Rebecca Sugar

A distraction for those of you who need it: We talk to activist and YouTuber Chella Man as well as Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar about what it's like to evolve in the public eye. — Chella Man is an artist, actor, and activist, who can be seen on the DC Universe series Titans. —Rebecca Sugar is the creator of Steven Universe. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom and Boxcat Games("Mr Fox Shop" & "Inspiration"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

44 MINMAR 24
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Chella Man + Rebecca Sugar

Latest Episodes

Nancy Was Here

Team Nancy takes a final stroll down memory lane. Check out our open-sourced Queer Podcasts spreadsheet for more queer shows. To get you started, check out Afroqueer, History is Gay, LGBTQ&A, Flyest Fables, Making Gay History, Gender Reveal, and If These Ovaries Could Talk. Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Josh Woodward (Once Tomorrow, Border Blaster), and Albert Behar. Theme by Alexander Overington.

36 MINJUN 29
Comments
Nancy Was Here

All the Fine Girls Be There

EThis week, we dive into the world of an underground Black lesbian strip club in Los Angeles. — You can watch Shakedown at shakedown.film and The Criterion Channel. — Leilah Weinraub is a filmmaker and artist. Ronnie D. Ron is the founder of Shakedown. Egypt Blaque Knyle is a social worker and renowned burlesque dancer. Special thanks this week to Tracie Hunte. Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom. Theme by Alexander Overington.

26 MINJUN 23
Comments
All the Fine Girls Be There

Black Trans Lives Matter

Imara Jones joins us to talk about creating a truly inclusive Black Lives Matter movement, and getting back to the roots of Pride. — Imara Jonesis an award-winning journalist, and thecreator ofTransLash,a multi-episode series about what it is like to be transgender, especially a trans person of color, at a time of social backlash. Resources: —Trans Lifeline-Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis - for the trans community, by the trans community. —The Okra Project-The Okra Project is a collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home-cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans People wherever we can reach them. —The Transgender District-The mission of the Transgender District is to create an urban environment that fosters the rich history, culture, legacy, and empowerment of transgender people and its deep roots in the southeaste...

19 MINJUN 12
Comments
Black Trans Lives Matter

Samantha Irby + Brandon Taylor

It's a book filled episode as Tobin and Kathy chat with authors Samantha Irby and Brandon Taylor. — Samantha Irby is the author of Wow, No Thank You., as well as Meaty, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., and New Year, Same Trash. — Brandon Taylor is the author of Real Life. — Matt Ortile is the author of The Groom Will Keep His Name. — Rachel Matlow is the author of Dead Mom Walking: A Memoir Of Miracle Cures And Other Disasters. — Meredith Talusan is the author of Fairest. — Alok Vaid-Menon is the author of Beyond the Gender Binary. — Kacen Callender is the author of Felix Ever After, as well as other books. Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Albert Behar,Alexander Overington, & Kevin MacLeod ("Slow Burn"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

35 MINJUN 2
Comments
Samantha Irby + Brandon Taylor

Carmen Maria Machado's Queer Horror Stories

Carmen Maria Machado joins us to talk queer horror stories, writing about pandemics, and the conversation we as queer people should be having more often. If you or someone you know is experiencing intimate partner violence, contact The National Domestic Violence Hotline. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence hasmore info on LGBTQ intimate partner violence statistics here. Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom. Theme by Alexander Overington.

24 MINMAY 19
Comments
Carmen Maria Machado's Queer Horror Stories

InvestiGAYtions!

EIcedcoffee andbichairs andglory holes, oh my! Music in this episode by Jeremy S. Bloom, Alexander Overington, and Albert Behar("Pizzicato Playground"). Theme by Alexander Overington. CORRECTION: A previous version of this episode misidentified Lady Gaga as straight. She is bisexual.

30 MINMAY 5
Comments
InvestiGAYtions!

Make Australia Gay Again

EIt's our 100th episode! And for this special occasion, Nancy sound designer Jeremy Bloom goes on a quest to find the truth behind a mysterious gay and lesbian island kingdom. —Bruce Hecht is the owner of theChampion Stamp Company in New York City. — Derek Adam Thomas makes videos aboutmicro-nationsand the fun things they get up to. — Dennis Altman anacademic and gay rights activist. He is the author of over 20 booksincluding Homosexual Liberation & Oppression and Unrequited Love. —Nick Henderson is a curator for the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives. — William Jackson Freeman is the former Lord Chancellor of the Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands. — Dale Parker Anderson I is the former Emperor of the Gay and Lesbian Kingdom ofthe Coral Sea Islands. — Voiceovers by Rosa Gollan. — Episode image courtesy of Glen Stephens. Special thanks this week to the otherDale Parker Anderson, Sabrina Lipovic (Archives researcher for the Australian BroadcastingCorporation), O...

36 MINAPR 21
Comments
Make Australia Gay Again

Give Me A Sign

Note: This episode includes a story that mentions suicide. At the age of 61, Richard was searching for a boyfriend. But finding love was about more than just getting past the trials of dating. There was also Peter. —Other Men Need Help is a bi-weekly podcast about the emblems, habits, and struts in the male performance. You can listen to their original episode featuring Richard's story, "Boy Talk", from their first season. Their staff includes Lead ProducerCaitlin Mae Burke, and producersBen Goldberg andRebecca Seidel. —MarkPagán is the host of Other Men Need Help. He's also an award-winning film and podcast producer, storyteller, writer, educator, and former b-boy. —Richard Cardillo is an educator and storyteller whose work has been featured on The Moth, Story Collider, and RISK! If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. The Trevor Project also has LGBTQ specific resources. The TrevorLifeline is at 1-...

28 MINAPR 7
Comments
Give Me A Sign

Nancy Checks In

We understand that this is a really scary time for all of us right now. And in times like these, it's important to check-in on each other. So that's what Team Nancy did. — SAGE is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults. —Ariana Martinez in an artist and audio producer. — Eric Silverberg and Todd Sowers are the CEO and COO, respectively, of Perry Street Software (makers of SCRUFF and Jack'd). —Sex and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guide by New York City's Department of Health. — Club Quarantine is on Instagram "every night of the quarantine. 21:00-00:00 ET on zoom app." Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom, Nilhore ("Crux"), and Rest You Sleeping Giant ("Light Lab"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

31 MINMAR 28
Comments
Nancy Checks In

Chella Man + Rebecca Sugar

A distraction for those of you who need it: We talk to activist and YouTuber Chella Man as well as Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar about what it's like to evolve in the public eye. — Chella Man is an artist, actor, and activist, who can be seen on the DC Universe series Titans. —Rebecca Sugar is the creator of Steven Universe. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom and Boxcat Games("Mr Fox Shop" & "Inspiration"). Theme by Alexander Overington.

44 MINMAR 24
Comments
Chella Man + Rebecca Sugar
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