Minority Korner

Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he's joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority tackling pop culture, the news, media, and history all with a little self care, and self love sprinkled throughout! It’s time to Learn, Laugh, and Play, right here at Minority Korner- because together: we’re the majority! (Part of the Maximum Fun Network)

https://maximumfun.org/podcasts/minority-korner/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h16m. Bisher sind 310 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 17 hours 35 minutes

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episode 311: MK311: What Happened to You, Boo (Black Widow, Oprah’s Book on Trauma, Masters of the Universe, A Quiet Place II, Pandemy Rages On)


The Pandemy continues to rage on, lest we forget and at this point 1 of 3 things will happen to everyone. We saw A Quiet Place II which was great for everyone except one group, plus Black Widow! We do trauma and healing work through Oprah’s new book ‘What Happened to You?” and then it’s on the Nostalgia Express through cartoons of the 80s and a theory as to why fanboys wig out when people make their childhood IP’s less male and white.


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episode 310: MK310: Racism in UK Football & Penis Rockets (Colorism in Teen Dramas, Loki, Fast 9, History of racism in European Soccer/Football, Jeff Bezos Penis Rocket)


Like Loki, MacKenzie Green is BACK! We talk Loki, the MCU, and why does James’ friends keep spoiling these shows for him!? Do the new diverse teen drams we love have a colorism issue? We do a deep dive surrounding the wave of racism in UK football, but is this nothing new for European football, especially for colonizing countries, and has social media exacerbated the problem? MacKenzie abandons her original korner because we need to talk about Jeff Bezos and his penis rocket.


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episode 309: MK309: Don't Mess With the Liberacos (Britney's Testimony, MK Summer Rewind: History of the Pink Triangle, Black Amusement Parks of the Past)


We debrief the harrowing Britney Spears testimony. In summer fashion it's time to rewind to some of our best korners relevant for post Pride month, and as we head into summer. First up, James leads us through an exploration of the history of the Pink Triangle, which takes us to Nazi Germany, and the treatment of homosexuals. Could this happen again? Is it? We also look at the power and influence of queer culture as evidenced in the documentary Paris is Burning...


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 2021-07-02  1h26m
 
 

episode 308: MK308 Homework Done: A+ (Queer Caribbean Stories, Sha’Carri Richardson, Music Industry Failing Diversity Report Card, Red Table Talk: Paris Jackson & Willow Smith, Stonewall & Anheuser-Busch , UEFA & Manuel Neur’s Rainbow Band)


Minority Korner turns 6, and Nnekay is here to dish on the latest! James shares what it means to be out and proud at work, how far we’ve come, while still so much more to go. It may be Black Music Month, but the music industry’s report card is in on diversity and surprise: it’s not great...


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 2021-06-25  1h2m
 
 

episode 307: MK307: Twice As Hard to Get Half As Much, & I’m Coming for Everything (In The Heights & Colorism, 8 Afro Latinos to Celebrate, Real Housewives of New York, Gossip Girl Reboot, Juneteenth)


We kick things off celebrating Juneteenth! Gossip Girl is jumping on the representational reboot train with a diverse cast- but is it too little too late? In the Heights is caught up in a colorism scandal- we weigh in...


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 2021-06-18  1h26m
 
 

episode 306: MK306: All Those Sailors!!! (8 Uprisings Before Stonewall, Lavender Scare, VP Harris & Immigration, No Gay Love Island, War on Critical Race Theory)


Ben Randle is back to help us celebrate and reflect on Pride month! But first the transition to post pandemy life seems to have it’s own set of challenges. Apparently there will be no Gay Love Island because we are a ‘logistical difficulty’... really?!?! We set out to solve immigration.....


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 2021-06-11  1h20m
 
 

episode 305: MK305: The Minority Korner Ball (History of Ball Culture, History of Nickelodeon, HBO’s Legendary, Genera+ion, Queer Characters in Cartoons, Blue’s Clues Pride Song, Laverne Cox)


Pride month is here, Avi (they/them) is here to snatch crowns and take names! HBO’s Genera+ion has rocked our world with authentic queer youth televsion, and Avi has the inside scoop through their connection to the series and how this groundbreaking work was created. The Hulu documentary The Orange Years about the history of Nickelodeon has us feeling all the nostalgia feels...


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 2021-06-04  1h33m
 
 

episode 304: EP304: Doin’ the Most (The Underground Railroad, Gay Samurai’s, George Floyd 1 Yr Later, Anna Paquin/Biphobia, Sexism in Yearbook Photos, Tessa Thompson/Taika Waititi/Rita Ora, Sandman Casting, Central Park Karen)


First up we talk about Barry Jenkins Underground Railroad series, must see TV. Anna Paquin calls out Biphobia. In the main korner capping off our celebration of AAPI Heritage Month we dive deeper into Gay Samurai’s and Homosexuality in Feudal Japan. Then it’s Quizlet Korner- which celebs are making comebacks nobody is ready for? What series and shows are making great strides in queer inclusivity? And what - what the fuck things actually happened this week?


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 2021-05-28  1h21m
 
 

episode 303: EP303: Gaylords Gotta Do, What A Gaylords Gotta Do (Little Mix, Yasuke: Black Samurai, Black Superman, LaKeith Stanfield, Anti-Semitism, Dunning Kruger Effect)


James Arthur M. and Guest Co-Host MacKenzie Green try to get to the bottom of why best girl group of the last decade, Little Mix, hasn't taken off in the US yet!? Plus highly melanated member of the group Leigh-Anne Pinnock just released her groundbreaking documentary ‘Race, Power, and Pop’ exploring racism in the UK and in the music industry...


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 2021-05-21  1h24m
 
 

episode 302: EP302: It's A Family Affair (Pose Season 3, History of Queer Polynesian Culture, Anti Trans Bills, Anti Protest Bills, AAPI Historical Influence on Queer Culture, Critical Race Theory)


It's a family affair this week as we celebrate the last week of the MaxFun Drive with a crossover episode with FANTI's Tre'vell Anderson (they/them). Pose Season 3 has started, is this landmark series ending too soon with nothing to replace it? The Republicans are up to more foolishness this time making it illegal to protest and raising a stink about 'Critical Race Theory'...


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 2021-05-14  1h29m