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Strange or obtuse; a stinging homophobic slur; a radical political rejection of normativity; a broad term encompassing every and any variation on sexual orientation and gender identity: the word 'queer' has a multifarious past and complicated present. Th



episode 22: The Case of the Cutoffs

Eight years ago, Ben found a pair of cutoff jean shorts mounted in a shadowbox. Now, he's on a search for the truth. — Ben Riskin quit his law firm four years ago and embarked on a career in podcasting. Ben recently joined Endeavor Audio to lead their bu



episode 21: Phillip Picardi: Out With the Old

Phillip Picardi joins Nancy to talk about his first job at McDonald's, his recent job as Anna Wintour's protégé, and his new job as editor-in-chief of Out Magazine. — Phillip Picardi is the editor-in-chief at Out Magazine. He previously served as chief c



episode 20: The League of Extraordinary Trolls

An elite unit of trolls is engaged in an existential battle against hate speech on the internet. This is their story. This episode originally aired on Endless Thread, a show about Reddit (also known as the front page of the internet), hosted by Ben Brock



episode 19: Nancy Takes the Stage

Tobin and Kathy have sweated through a few live shows, and now it's time to share a few of them with the world. — Jes Tom (they/them) is a weird nonbinary queer Asian American radical cyborg stand up comic. They will be performing at Caroline's on Februa



episode 18: Love Song

Myosha Smith stopped speaking to her brother Joe after he handled her coming out poorly. Realizing his mistake, Joe decided to try to win his sister back with a song. Performers singing Joe's song "Gnarly Knees" at Carnegie Hall (Stephanie Berger)  Danie


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episode 17: Mr. LA Leather

Every year, contestants spend months working on their charisma, memorizing speeches, and getting their show-stopping outfits ready to win the sash. No, this is not Miss America...this is Mr. Los Angeles Leather. — James Kim makes podcasts at KPCC. — Pup


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episode 16: A Gaggle Resolution

Nancy staged a friend-tervention for Joe Rodriguez. Will finding your gaggle be your resolution for the new year? And if you want to broaden your friendship horizons this year, join our How to Get a Gaggle project! Special thanks to Fran Tirado of the po


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episode 15: God + The Gays

Growing up, Phoebe was a Jesus kid. In college, after Tinder-swiping her way to gayness, she comes out to Christians and hopes that they’ll accept her. And now, Phoebe goes on a mission to find out whether people with fundamentally different beliefs can


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episode 14: #62: You Couldn't Say It Was Wrong

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