The LGBTQ experience is more than just a rainbow flag, it’s a movement. The PRIDE podcast hosted by Levi Chambers celebrates every person under the queer umbrella with skillful journalism and engaging interviews. Ever wondered about the queer pirates who of the Caribbean? How about the origins of the expression "coming out" or the queer history of the United States? Join us as we provide a platform to LGBTQ people with stories to tell — stories about sexuality, gender, love, laughter or anything that unleashes your curiosity. PRIDE’s weekly podcast from Straw Hut Media is guaranteed to let your mind run wild in a safe space full of wonderment. So come along, we’re proud to have you. *This podcast is not affiliated with Pride Media

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 127 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 23 hours 13 minutes


Love in Transition w/ Liz & Jesse Ponce

Today, we speak to Liz and Jesse Ponce, a couple who met on a blind date in 2015 and became wives in 2017. So when Jesse came out as a transgender man in 2019, a few things changed. But not their feelings for each other or their daughter Riley. Jesse and Liz join us to talk about Jesse’s transition, the fears they both had towards the future of their relationship, and how their love story became the topic of a viral TikTok video...



How the Sacred Band, an Army of Gay Lovers, Defeated the Spartans

A brief history of the Sacred Band of Thebes, a troop of soldiers that consisted of 150 gay male couples.



How Queer Heroes Are Changing DC Comics

In 1954, Dr. Frederick Wertham's book, Seduction of the Innocent, claimed the comics were depraved and were harmful to children. This led to the creation of the Comics Code Authority, a voluntary yet omnipresent label ensuring comics bearing its sigil would follow many guidelines, one, in particular, being that “Illicit sex relations are neither to be hinted at nor portrayed. Rape scenes, as well as sexual abnormalities, are unacceptable...



Horror Movies Are Gay With Michael Varrati and Brendan Haley

People have been terrified by the delights of a horror film since the late 1800s, during the earliest stages of motion-picture film. Since its creation, horror has developed into more than just a genre. It's a space to face our collective fears and explore the unknown. We're drawn to characters like Dracula or Freddy Krueger because they stand out from what is familiar. Otherness is a popular theme within horror films, especially for the LGBTQ+ community...



A Photographic History of Men in Love with Hugh and Neal

Today on Pride we chat with Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell, a couple of nearly 30 years and the creators of the photo book “Loving: A Photographic History of Men In Love, 1850s-1950s.” They open up about how they started collecting old photographs of people in love, their collecting parameters to determine the subject’s relationship, and the unique stories they’ve come across since publishing “Loving.” Be sure to order "Loving" now! Your host is Levi Chambers, co-founder of Gayety...



The Woman Behind Elvira: Cassandra Peterson

She's a sexy, campy, horror icon and the Mistress of Darkness herself, Elvira. Beloved for her vampire sex appeal and satire, Elvira has been in numerous films and even inspired a comic book character. The woman behind the character, Cassandra Peterson, has been sitting on her throne as the Queen of Halloween for 40 years. But a recent revelation in Cassandra's new memoir has us falling in love with Elvira all over again...


 2021-10-29  29m

Let's Talk About Intersex w/ Saifa Wall & Dani Coyle

Today, we’ll chat with Saifa Wall and Dani Coyle, two people who were born intersex. Saifa is a visual artist, public health researcher and the co-founder of the Intersex Justice Project. Dani is a trained graphic designer, INTERface project creator and is known online by her username @inter_sexy...


 2021-10-23  52m

A Very Queer History of the Catholic Church: Part 2

In honor of LGBTQ History Month, we are revisiting some of our favorite episodes of the podcast. Enjoy our return to Queer Church: Part 2! Yesterday, in part one of our look at the history of same-sex love in the Catholic Church, we examined how the church’s perspective has changed over the course of 2000 years as a result of shifting social and cultural norms. Today in part two, we’re back with Dr...


 2021-10-16  47m

A Very Queer History of the Catholic Church: Part 1

In honor of LGBTQ History Month, we are revisiting some of our favorite episodes of the podcast. Enjoy our return to Queer Church: Part 1! When you think about the Catholic church and its relation to the LGBTQ+ community, either as a believer or a non-believer, it likely isn’t as an ally. But the church’s stance on same-sex love isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. Over the span of two millenia, the church has adapted, however slowly, to a changing world...


 2021-10-15  43m

In Character w/ Julian Burzynski

Julian Burzynski is an actor, singer, dancer, comedian, and the unofficial “CEO of Smiles.” You probably know him as the guy on TikTok with the really cool mustache who posts videos recreating iconic moments from film and television. Today, Julian is here to talk about how television became a refuge from teen bullying and the global pandemic and how he turned his passion for movies into a creative outlet - one where he can embrace the masculine and feminine sides of himself...


 2021-10-08  35m