Hi everyone. You might have noticed that I was a little later than usual on the most recent episode. Part of that was because school got me busy, but to be honest I also found myself lacking my usual motivation. I realized I wasn’t as excited about the podcast as I was when I started. […]
This episode summarizes a content analysis I did based on responses to the Lil Nas X video “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” released a couple months ago. The proud queer black artist made waves with this video ripe with religious symbolism, allegory. and allusion. Yet, notably, his identity was not roundly rejected.
Sometimes the only way we can talk about a sexual topic is to joke about it. Jake helps me break down the merits of this approach.
There is a presumption of heterosexuality in our culture, which means that everyone is straight until proven otherwise. I mean, when was the last time you saw someone come out as straight?
Civil commitment is used to hold people who might commit crimes in the future. Black and queer people suffer the most.
Queer people have more mental health problems than their hetero friends. Why? Is it because there’s something bad about being gay? Or is there a problem with the way we think about sex and sexual identities? Kenneth takes a queer theory approach to this mental health issue.
Flip Rodriguez announced to the world that he is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. It was a weight lifted from him, and now he can help others navigate trauma by talking about his own.
In this episode, I share some thoughts about a recent lawsuit involving Pornhub. I also mention Section 230 protections, since there have been recent calls to roll back this provision of the Communications Decency Act.
American Ninja Warrior regular Flip Rodriguez has been spending his 2020 streaming on Twitch. He is developing a group of loyal fans called the Flip Fam. But the Flip Fam doesn’t just watch, they participate. It is a community in the best sense. They gather for “Get Uncomfortable Tuesdays” (GUT) Talks to discuss uncomfortable topics […]
Hey, just throwing this out there. Here’s a campaign titled No Gender December. The idea is simple: don’t buy gifts for your kids that promote gender stereotypes. I’m tempted to push the idea a little further, like some people do with No Shave November. How about we each violate a gender stereotype that we usually […]