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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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Your Queer Story is an LGBT podcast. Join us as we laugh, learn, and discover the history of the LGBT community and 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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Today we’re back with another episode in our series, “Villians of the LGBTQ”. And we’re discussing the woman who launched the modern day anti-queer movement, Anita Bryant. So much of the anti-lgbtq rhetoric we hear in today’s society is based on Bryant’s attack of the queer community. And her advocacy against us homos has been...The post Episode 78: Villains of the LGBTQ, Anita Bryant appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Your first holiday season is hard and often we have to relive that moment again and again during the first year. Add in the chaos of family and various holiday functions during this time of year and things get….awkward. So we go through 3 of the biggest types of events during this time and ways...The post Episode 77: Your First Holiday Season Out appeared first on Your Queer Story.
It’s Transgender Day of Remembrance and in honor of those who have passed we cover the origins of TDOR, the many trans people lost to anti-trans violence this last year, and 5 of the biggest misconceptions about the transgender and non-binary communities. If you were not able to make it to a vigil this year...The post Episode 76: Transgender Awareness: Facts, Myths, and Information appeared first on Your Queer Story.
No it’s not about drugs. But rather the Molly Houses of England in the 16 and 1700’s. Some call them the original gay bars, others say they were merely an evolution of the Greek bathhouses. Either way the Molly bars were a “Molly” good time indeed. Though like everything with this era, one had to...The post Episode 75: A Molly Good Time appeared first on Your Queer Story.
it’s the great gay holiday! And we’re here to tell you all about how the queers made Halloween the second most popular holiday in the States. For nearly a century, gays from all walks of life have found freedom in the masquerade of All Hallows Eve. Beneath the glow of the October night sky LGBTQ...The post Episode 74: The Queer History of Halloween appeared first on Your Queer Story.
The Deadly Lovers Ottis Toole and Henry Lee Lucas: Our month of horror continues but this time with a love story. The tale of two star crossed lovers who met by chance and were instantly struck by one another. It may have helped that the two men also happened to be brutal serial killers. Every...The post Episode 73: Deadly Lovers Ottis Toole and Henry Lee Lucas appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Episode 72: Queer Hauntings

Episode 72: Queer Hauntings

2019-10-1600:54:04

We get spooky on today’s episode. From haunted bars to a deadly lovers quarrel we tell the mysteries of unrequited love. Then we travel across the ocean to the castle of horrors of the Blood Countess. All the gore and queerness your heart desires is in mixed together in this cauldron of an episode. And...The post Episode 72: Queer Hauntings appeared first on Your Queer Story.
It’s October which means it’s time to get a little freaky. And as we kick off our month of spooks we must address the murderess mistress of Maplecroft. The subject of Lizzie Borden’s love interests has been ALMOST as hotly debated as the mystery of her parents brutal murder. If Lizzie Borden did whack her...The post Episode 71: Lizzie Borden – The Mistress of Maplecroft appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Last episode we gave a deep history of relationships in early civilizations and the evolution of monogamy. In this episode we discuss the modern day concepts Polyamory. While the practice of having multiple partners is not new at all, Polyamory is a recent development in Western culture. We detail the differences between open relationships, polygamy...The post Episode 70: History of Monogamy and Polyamory; Part 2 appeared first on Your Queer Story.
We finally reached episode 69 and of course we had to talk about sex. Specifically how the idea of monogamy started and what polyamory really means. In this episode we go way back to early civilizations to discuss the evolution of marriage and single partner relationships. Were we always monogamous? Is it natural for our...The post Episode 69: History of Monogamy and Polyamory, Part 1 appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Episode 68: Leaving A Cult

Episode 68: Leaving A Cult

2019-09-1801:08:51

Today we go a bit off topic and get personal. Some viewers have requested more insight into the cult and environment in which Evan grew up. So in this episode we pull Evan and two of his sisters to discuss the cult of the Independent Fundamental Baptist, also known as the IFB. Each sibling tells...The post Episode 68: Leaving A Cult appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Join us as Vima from the Down No Particular Road Podcast discusses how we as a community can be better allies to queer POC. https://player.fm/series/down-no-particular-road https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/down-no-particular-road/id1394589264 https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/i-probably-shouldnt-be-upThe post Episode 67: Being a Better Ally to Queer POC appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Get ready for some Australian True Crime. We’re wrapping up our world listeners month with a bloody tale from the land down under. At least twenty-seven gay men were hunted and murdered along the White Cliffs of Bondi Beach in New South Wales. Most of their deaths remain open cases to this day. In this...The post Episode 66: Australian True Crime appeared first on Your Queer Story.
There’s two more episodes during World Listeners Month. And we couldn’t bloody let you mates leave without a few rounds at some world wide assholes. Join us for one of our favorite series as we tackle homophobes all around the globe who ended up being a bunch of homos themselves. From the land down under,...The post Episode 65: I’m Not Gay YOU’RE Gay! International Edition appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Episode 64: Frida Kahlo

Episode 64: Frida Kahlo

2019-08-1400:49:38

This week we travel down to Mexico and cover artist and revolutionary, Frida Kahlo. A strong woman who’s life was marked by tragedy, Fridas found release though painting. And though she would live a brief life, her work immortalized her. Join us as we discuss the artist, the feminist, the bisexual, the incredible – Frida....The post Episode 64: Frida Kahlo appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Episode 63: Hindu Queerness

Episode 63: Hindu Queerness

2019-08-0700:45:21

Listen as Paul and Evan take you on a magical journey of Hindu queerness, in honor of our Hindu listeners. Which was pretty easy to do as Hinduism is quite full of gender variance and same sex love. From transgender war heroes to gay gods this episode is sure to intrigue. So hit play and...The post Episode 63: Hindu Queerness appeared first on Your Queer Story.
We’re “turing” up the geek on this episode folks. Diving into the amazing and yet saddening story of gay genius Alan Turing. From his invaluable contributions during World War 2 to his lasting legacy in the fields of A.I. and Computers, this is a hero we must celebrate. So join your favorite queers as we...The post Episode 62: Alan Turing, Father of Computing appeared first on Your Queer Story.
“Ya can’t win a championship without gays…that’s science” – those were the words uttered by the infamous Megan Rapinoe as the Women’s US Soccer team took the title of world champions. And it’s true. From the earliest organized games at the Greek Olympics to modern day sports, the queers have been there every sprint and...The post Episode 61: You can’t win a championship without gays. That’s science. appeared first on Your Queer Story.
It’s a scale of a tale today Queerstians. Just how homo are you? There’s one man who decided to investigate over 12,000 people to find out. Dr. Alfred Kinsey left his work studying gall wasps to research sex. And frankly, we think he made the right decision. Join us as we discuss the first legitimate...The post Episode 60: The Kinsey Scale appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Episode 59: Alan Hart

Episode 59: Alan Hart

2019-07-1200:44:05

Today we cover an amazing individual who’s all but been erased from history, Dr. Alan Hart. While he achieved much academic success starting at a young age, Alan would struggle with his career for decades. This was due to his transition from female to male in the early 1900s. As Alan fought against extreme prejudice...The post Episode 59: Alan Hart 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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Valerie Anne

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

Aug 30th
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