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Your Queer Story: An LGBT Podcast

Your Queer Story: An LGBT Podcast

Author: Evan Jones & Paul Hobbs

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Join us as we learn about the history of the LGBT community and discover the people and events that shaped our society. We also cover religion, sexuality, politics, personal stories, civil rights, and much, much more.
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The Bitch Is Back folks. Now Don’t Go Breaking Our Hearts by skipping over this episode. We give you a review of the new Elton John movie Rocketman and we continue on with a story of Sad Songs.  It’s not always a happy story, I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues. However, in...The post Episode 55: Elton John, Rocketman appeared first on Your Queer Story.
In our last episode, we had reached the final days before the morning of June 28th. We discussed how our community began to stand up and fight back. In part two we go in detail about the Stonewall riot. We celebrate the heroes of Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Storme DeLarverie, Craig Rodwell, Fred Sargeant,...The post Episode 54: Stonewall Part Two – Out of the Closets and into the Streets! appeared first on Your Queer Story.
In the years and months leading up to Stonewall, there was a mounting air of frustration and excitement. The queers were quietly starting to revolt. Gone were the days of hiding or silently slipping away into the darkness. From the brawl at Coopers Do-Nuts, to the protests in Washington D.C., to the Compton Cafeteria Riots....The post Episode 53: Stonewall Part One – The Days Before appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Episode 52: George Takei

Episode 52: George Takei

2019-05-3000:40:25

Lets us boldly go where no queer has gone before and delve into the mystery of Queer Icon and Star Trek Legend George Takei. From George Takei’s childhood imprisonment in a Japanese Internment Camp to his breakout role as Star Trek’s Mr. Sulu, we go on a quite a voyage. And it’s highly illogical that...The post Episode 52: George Takei appeared first on Your Queer Story.
With all the controversy surrounding the Transgender Military Ban, Kristin Beck defies the government’s claims. While the Trump administration would have us believe transgender individuals are not stable enough to serve, Senior Chief Petty Officer Kristin Beck serves as proof that queer soldiers are just as much an asset as straight cisgender military personnel. For...The post Episode 51: Kristin Beck – Transgender Military Hero appeared first on Your Queer Story.
It’s hard to say if any other individual in America has had a greater platform to do more harm to the LGBTQ community than Vice President Mike Pence. You may have heard of Whitey McWhite Mike Pence. The Vice President of the United States, former Indiana governor and originator of the anti-queer, Religious Freedom Act....The post Episode 50: Mike Pence, Villains of the LGBTQ appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Episode 49: Pete Buttigieg

Episode 49: Pete Buttigieg

2019-05-0801:09:26

Hey Queerstians, we get current with today’s episode, covering presidential hopeful and first viable, openly gay candidate Peter Buttigieg. We’re not here to persuade you on where to cast your vote. But we do lay out where Mayor Pete stands on 9 important issues and discuss some of the points around this historical run. So...The post Episode 49: Pete Buttigieg appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Episode 48: Sylvia Rivera

Episode 48: Sylvia Rivera

2019-04-2400:55:53

Queer Revolutionary – We’re back with guest host Vima Manfredo to cover the infamous Sylvia Rivera. Known mostly for her involvement in the Stonewall Riots, Sylvia Rivera would continue to fight for queer rights decades after the historical incident. A pioneer in housing for homeless transgender youth, Sylvia and her best friend Marsha P. Johnson...The post Episode 48: Sylvia Rivera appeared first on Your Queer Story.
We’re back with the second half of the incredible story of Jose Julio Sarria – The Widow Norton. In this episode, we discuss The Widow Norton’s run for city supervisor making him the first openly gay man to run for office. And though the campaign wasn’t successful, that wasn’t the end of the Absolute Empress...The post Episode 47: Jose Julio Sarria Part 2: The Widow Norton appeared first on Your Queer Story.
The Nightingale Of Montgomery Street – Hey you queens. We’re here today for part one of the incredible stories of Jose Julio Sarria, the first openly gay man to run for office and the founder of the Imperial Court. But that was all after serving in World War 2 and becoming a wildly successful drag...The post Episode 46: José Julio Sarria appeared first on Your Queer Story.
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Casey Daniels

I really love this podcast. They give aspects of history that I don't get anywhere else. As a community starved queer listening to Evan and Paul's banter makes me feel like I'm chatting with pals. Thanks for putting out great content.

Jun 7th
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Megan Mills

This was very informative!

Apr 23rd
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Your Queer Story

Megan Mills Glad you enjoyed it! Hope you're still listening :)

Jun 7th
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Valerie Anne

this is the first episode I've listened to and I couldn't stop laughing.

Aug 30th
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Your Queer Story

Valerie Anne Glad you enjoyed it! Our episode on Sodom and Gomorrah is equally as funny! :)

Jun 7th
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