Throwing Shade

Throwing Shade is the political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBT rights with hilarity and vulgarity. Spend your Thursdays with the podcast called "the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and charming" by Entertainment Weekly and "Oprah's #1 pick" by an iTunes reviewer who is not Oprah.

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episode 418: Apple Card’s Sexist Algorithm, Chick-fil-A Changes Donation Policy


This week, Erin discusses the investigation into Apple’s credit card after complaints that its lending algorithm discriminates against women. Then, Bryan breaks down Chick-fil-A’s decision to stop donating to anti-LGBT+ charities, where their money is going now, and why the proof isn’t in the pudding (or the chicken).   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show...


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episode 417: New Alphabet Song, Remain in Mexico Policy, OK Boomer, Iranian Women and Soccer


There may be a new alphabet song, but Patti LaBelle’s is still the only one that counts! This week, Bryan talks about the Department of Homeland Security’s “Migrant Protection Protocols” that force asylum seekers to wait in Mexican border cities, as well as stats on the dangers faced by LGBT+ migrants from Central America. Then, Erin discusses the first Iranian soccer match in 40 years to allow women to attend (and why that’s not as much of a win for gender equality as it might seem)...


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episode 416: Oxfam Wales Report, Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Adoption Rule, Guest Tom Lenk


This week, Erin discusses a recent Oxfam report giving the Welsh government a poor grade when it comes to the advancement of women’s rights. Then, Bryan talks about the proposal by the Trump administration to do away with an Obama-era rule prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination by adoption and foster care agencies. Plus, actor Tom Lenk joins to chat about Instagram garbage collecting, TubaChristmas, bits with Bradley Whitford, and his podcast Trashcast...


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episode 415: LGB Alliance, Ernst & Young, Guest Laci Mosley


This week Bryan discusses “gender critical” lawyer Allison Bailey’s tweet announcing the formation of an “LGB Alliance” that not only excludes trans people, but denies their very existence. Then, Erin takes us through the breaking story of consulting firm Ernst & Young’s wildly sexist training policies, and later, comedian Laci Mosley stops by to talk about her podcast Scam Goddess as well as some of her favorite fraudsters...


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episode 414: Fast Fashion, Antwon Stephens, Dedrek Finley


This week, Erin tosses out stats on fast fashion that reveal the extent of the industry’s contributions to pollution and plastic consumption. Then, Bryan touches on the historic congressional campaign of Antwon Stephens, Pete Buttigieg earning his spot in the limelight, and a troubling lawsuit against Rosario Dawson.   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show...


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episode 413: Zelenksy Press Conference, Wealth Disparity for Women, Guest Joel Stein


This week, Bryan talks about the 14-hour press conference given by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in the wake of the Trump impeachment proceedings. Then, Erin discusses the return of generational wealth disparity for women and how systems designed to help women are actually benefiting men. Plus, author Joel Stein drops by to talk about writing and researching for his new book, In Defense of Elitism: Why I'm Better Than You and You're Better Than Someone Who Didn't Buy This Book...


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 2019-10-17  59m
 
 

episode 412: Allyson Felix Calls Out Nike, Supreme Court Considers Title VII for LGBTQ


Erin returns from Greece to share her experiences abroad! She discusses decorated track star Allyson Felix, who not only set the record for most gold medals shortly after having a baby, but who also publicized the duplicity of former sponsor Nike’s “support” for female athletes while simultaneously denying them maternity leave...


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 2019-10-10  48m
 
 

episode 411: Statement of Interest on Catholic School Lawsuit, Everybody Poops (Including Women), Guest Co-host Naomi Ekperigin


Fave of the show and of the whole world, comedian Naomi Ekperigin joins Bryan as guest co-host on this week’s Throwing Shade! Naomi talks about faking her way through editing art magazines, getting a fabulous haircut from the lovely Jonathan Van Ness, and seeking a dog that gets along with her cats. Then, they’ll discuss an incident in which a teacher was fired from a Catholic high school for their same-sex marriage and the Justice Department’s “statement of interest” in the case...


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 2019-10-03  57m
 
 

episode 410: Sex Health Q&A with Kayla McLaughlin


Bryan flies solo this week, welcoming back Physician Assistant Kayla McLaughlin to answer another round of questions about gender and sexual health, tackling everything from specific STI testing to sex during menopause to masturbation after gender affirmation surgery and more.    Resources for gay-friendly health care professionals:   http://www.glma.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=939   https://www.wpath...


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 2019-09-26  53m
 
 

episode 409: LA County Monitors LGBTQ Deaths, Drag Syndrome and Peter Meijer


This week, Bryan discusses LA County’s decision to start collecting data on LGBTQ suicides and hate crimes. Then, Erin talks us through the story of Drag Syndrome, a UK-based troupe of drag performers with Down syndrome that was denied the opportunity to make their U.S. debut by Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer.   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show...


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 2019-09-19  53m