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This is it, folks: our 430th and last ever episode of This Show is So Gay. And we’re going out the same way we came in a decade ago: by featuring some of our favorite voices making a difference in the world. First, we’re overjoyed to welcome Neda Ulaby of NPR’s Arts Desk back to the show. Neda openly shares her lust and rage as she pulls back the curtain on some of her LGBTQ-related stories this past year. We just plain adore her. read more
If you ever have the opportunity to speak with one of your heroes: breathe, savor it, and don’t waste a minute! And that’s our message for you this week. read more
Whether you are using your voice or your pen, it is so important at this moment in time to be engaged to make a difference. Our guests this week show you how it’s done. read more
Ken's last week in Guatemala so we're bring you our momentous 400th episode! 8+ years after our launch and here we are: Episode 400! To celebrate, we’re bringing you two amazing guests! read more
Week 3 of 4 in Guatemala for Ken, so here's another one of our favorite episodes from this past year. read more
Ken is in week 2 of 4 in Guatemala, so let's take another listen to one of our favorite recent episodes focused on the huge importance of laughter! read more
Ken's in Guatemala for a month, so here's the first of several of our favorite episodes from the past year! read more
12/7/17 - Beth Lapides

12/7/17 - Beth Lapides


It’s our last new show of 2017, and we’re ending the year with a plea for everyone to embrace their authenticity. Do it! read more
Tis the season when the idea of “family” comes up a lot. But have you stopped to think about the actual impact that a family can have? This week, you will. read more
In the spirit of giving thanks, we could not be more appreciative of the incredible folks out there making a real and true difference. And this week’s guest is no exception. read more
11/16/17 - Rick Skye

11/16/17 - Rick Skye


If you’re not ready to shine until you put on that very last eyelash, then this is the episode for you! We’re ticked pink to welcome award-winning performer Rick Skye to the show. Rick has been entertaining audiences for years with his work, including his irresistible and endlessly show-stopping embodiment of Liza Minelli. He has a new variety show going up in NYC that we could not be more excited to share with you. read more
Life is all about transitions. When you make something of them, you can inspire us all. Such is the case with this week’s guest. We’re thrilled to welcome award-winning author Sassafras Lowrey to the show. We talk all about hir path to the pen, how hir words have made a difference, and whether or not subway stops are missed in the writing process. Plus, that age old question of how to publish…Sassafras is here to set us on the correct rainbow path. read more
It is an absolute gift to see incredible leaders grow, develop, and create change across the globe. Such is the case with this week’s guest. read more
Ken is in Iowa(?!?), so here's a second chance to hear a recent favorite episode. Laughter and legends and Loni, oh my! We have you covered on this week’s episode as we dive into the new comedy “My Sister is So Gay.” read more
More incredible folks doing incredible things. That makes us feel just plain…incredible! We’re joined this week by Wendy Carpenter and Cameron Glasgow of the Penny Lane Centers. In just a few weeks, they will be sponsoring the EDGY Conference, a gathering that is all about embracing the diversity of GLBTQ Youth and Families. This work is just so darn important and you will hear why when you listen in! read more
10/12/17 - Brian Silva

10/12/17 - Brian Silva


Sometimes, all you need to do to create colossal change is pick up the phone. Who knew?!? This week, we’re joined by Brian Silva, the founder and executive director of The National Equality Action Team (NEAT), an organization that has as its mission to harness the unique power of LGBTQ+ people, their allies and community partners to educate and take collective action across issues in the fight for Justice. And the best part is, you all can get involved. And it’s easy! All this and a tour of the week’s LGBTQ news with Ken including the latest (yet again) on the trans military ban, some happy news out of Utah, and some shady Trump action around the Stonewall Inn. DOWNLOAD and LISTEN IN TODAY! Subscribe in iTunes, like our TSISG Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter!
10/5/17 - Sean Howell

10/5/17 - Sean Howell


The world is changing. And so too are our ways of communicating. Keep up, folks! This week, we welcome Sean Howell, the co-founder and president of Hornet, the world’s premier gay social network. We cover everything from how we gays interact, to how to build a better mousetrap, to how to create world peace…ok, maybe not that last one, but we’re bringing people together here, so we’re not that far off! All this and a tour of the week’s latest LGBTQ news including some questionable presidential appointments…but that’s just par for the course these days, right? Right. DOWNLOAD and LISTEN IN TODAY! Playlist: 1955 Chevy Bel Air – Susan Werner Subscribe in iTunes, like our TSISG Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter!
9/28/17 - Drew Droege

9/28/17 - Drew Droege


Not seeing the content you want out there in the world? Then create it! You really and truly can do it. Take a lesson from this week’s guest Drew Droege. Whether through performing as his viral sensation Chloe, being a podcasting virtuoso, or writing and starring in his acclaimed show Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, Drew is out there creating incredible content that we all want to see. So go see him! All this and a tour of the week’s latest LGBTQ news with Ken including quite a bit on Roy Moore. If you don’t know how anti-LGBTQ this Senate candidate is, you must. Because your President is supporting him. DOWNLOAD and LISTEN IN TODAY! Subscribe in iTunes, like our TSISG Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter!
From feminism to children’s books to dissertations, this episode simply has it all. We’re honored to welcome Dr. Gayle E. Pitman to the show. Gayle is a professor of psychology and women's studies who has published such incredible books as This Day in June and When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin Built a Community. And her forthcoming book Feminism From A to Z promises to be just as amazing. This is a wonderful chat about how to make a difference and you are truly going to enjoy it. All this and a tour of the week’s latest LGBTQ news with Ken including the latest on the ban on our trans brothers and sisters serving in the military, a change of heart for Harvard, and a gay bar stepping up to help the Key West community. DOWNLOAD and LISTEN IN TODAY! Subscribe in iTunes, like our TSISG Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter!
9/14/17 - Rob Smith

9/14/17 - Rob Smith


How are you serving your community? That’s the question on our mind this week. We’re proud to welcome journalist/author/veteran Rob Smith back to the show to talk all about the latest in his life, including the release of his book Confessions of a Don't Ask, Don't Tell Soldier: How a Black, Gay Man Survived the Infantry, Coming Out, and the War in Iraq which you should order right this very second. Rob shares his reflections on life inside and outside the military, including his thoughts on President Trump’s ban on trans troops. Then we have oodles and oodles of time to cover all of the latest LGBTQ news with Ken and we traverse the world, from Alabama to Australia to Israel and everywhere in between. You need to get caught up? This is the episode for you so DOWNLOAD and LISTEN IN TODAY! Playlist: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John Subscribe in iTunes, like our TSISG Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter!
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