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 438: Malaysia and Saudi Arabia Distancing Guidelines, Kenneth Copeland’s Coronavirus Scams

On this week’s Throwing Shade, Erin covers guidelines issued by Malaysia and Saudi Arabia in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that permit women to sleep separately from their husbands, but also recommend they wear makeup and suits while working at home. Then, Bryan gets into televangelist huckster Kenneth Copeland’s ridiculous schemes to profit off the virus via (among other things) channeling the "Wind of God" to cure the afflicted...



Groceries - COVID Edition

Drink sweetly for this Groceries: Covid Edition! Bryan and Erin go deep on their grocery habits in this new-shopping era. Bryan shares different delivery services vs grocery store shopping yourself, how he eats refried beans quarantine-style, how jiff is his jam, his wessonality, and the dark chocolate lover’s dark chocolate bar. Plus, Bryan is all in on Ruffles, and gives advice on how to get produce from your favorite local restaurants...



episode 437: Trans Game-Changers of 2019, Abortion Access During COVID-19

On this week’s Throwing Shade, Bryan discusses some of the accomplished trans individuals highlighted by PinkNews for Trans Visibility Day. Then, Erin covers the recent attempts by state governments to use the pandemic to exert control over women by designating abortion services as non-essential.   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium...



episode 436: Mexico Women’s March, Jim Bakker’s Silver Solution

Bryan and Erin have plenty of suggestions for indoor activities (including Battleship with your acupuncturist) on this week’s Throwing Shade! Erin discusses the national “Day without a Woman" strike in Mexico earlier this month during which women took to the streets to protest gender-based violence. Then, Bryan updates us on televangelist Jim Bakker after he was sued over his “silver solution” that he claims is a proven cure for coronavirus (it’s not)...



episode 435: Bethel Church Cancels “Faith Healings”, Coaching Boys into Men Study

Wash your hands, stay inside, wear a wig! On this week’s Throwing Shade, Bryan discusses the suspension of “faith healings” by the conversion therapy-promoting Bethel Church in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Then, Erin talks about a program from the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh focusing on combating unhealthy attitudes boys have about girls and increasing knowledge about what constitutes abuse...



episode 434: Molecule 01, Southern Baptist Sex Abuse, BYU’s Honor Code Flip-Flop

Get into the grosser parts of the perfume industry with Bryan & Erin on this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Erin discusses the latest developments in the sex abuse scandal embroiling the Southern Baptist Church. Then, Bryan covers the reaction to Brigham Young University's statement clarifying that homosexual behavior is “not compatible” with their Honor Code after removing the official restriction on it last month...



episode 433: Nikki Kuhnhausen Act, Middle School Girls Forced to Dance in Utah

Bryan and Erin address the great tragedy of the week: Judge Judy is leaving us (temporarily). Bryan discusses the passing of the Nikki Kuhnhausen Act in Washington state, outlawing the use of the “gay-panic” defense. Then, Erin talks about a story out of Utah in which a sixth-grade girl was not allowed to turn down a boy who asked her to dance at a school function, and the school's extraordinarily lame excuse as to why they force everyone to dance...


 2020-03-05  56m

episode 432: Florida’s Abortion Parental Consent Bill, BYU Honor Code Stories

On this week’s Throwing Shade, Erin shares some of the seriously detestable quotes from Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer Donna Rotunno before breaking down Florida’s new state bill requiring parental consent for girls under the age of 18 seeking an abortion. Then, Bryan discusses Brigham Young University’s changes to its “Honor Code” after students took to Instagram to share their personal Honor Code horror stories...


 2020-02-27  56m

episode 431: LIVE from Brooklyn with Cole Escola

Bryan and Erin come at you LIVE from 3 Dollar Bill in Brooklyn, NY for a special Throwing Shade! Get ready for everything from putting curses on Ryan Magers and Steve King to seeing the good in the nightmares of 2019 on this jam-packed episode...


 2020-02-20  1h14m

episode 430: Dwyane Wade Supports Daughter Zaya, Female Pronouns & Positions of Power

This week on Throwing Shade, Bryan runs down a checklist of Trump’s worst anti-LGBTQ actions since taking office before shifting gears to discuss basketball player Dwyane Wade’s exemplary parenting by supporting his transgender daughter and encouraging her to ‘be her best self.’ Then, Erin shares a study revealing widespread linguistic bias against referring to potential presidents (and other authority figures) by female pronouns...


 2020-02-13  47m