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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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95: Tiger King

95: Tiger King

2020-04-0801:01:06

Today we cover a docuseries that has captivated the nation and the world at large for its sheer audacity and bizarre twists and turns. And while there are so many reasons to love, or love-to-hate, Tiger King, we here love it mostly because it is so damn queer. Along with a gay protagonist, who weds... The post 95: Tiger King; an Exotically Queer Tale appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Today is April Fools and so we thought it only fitting to cover two of the biggest fools to ever hold office, Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Though an ocean separated the two world leaders, their response to Gay Rights and the AIDS crisis during the 1980s would leave a deadly impact on the queer... The post 94: Villains: Reagan and Thatcher appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Today we are headed to China to cover one of the most inspiring transgender activists of our time. An individual who is defying gender binaries in a country that has done very little in the way of LGB rights, and even less for trans and gender non-conforming folks. Despite this, activist and business owner Chao... The post 92: Chao Xiaomi: Chinese Trans Activist appeared first on Your Queer Story.
92: Coronavirus

92: Coronavirus

2020-03-1846:37

Today we’re doing an unscripted episode on the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. We know there’s a lot of information out there and no doubt many of our listeners are tired of hearing about the epidemic. However, it is important that we address the fast-spreading virus. We want to encourage those quarantined indoors, calm some... The post 92: Coronavirus appeared first on Your Queer Story.
91: Eleanor Roosevelt

91: Eleanor Roosevelt

2020-03-1152:13

Today we cover one of the most well known feminist icons of the 20th century; First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt. She was by far one of the most influential and active partners of any sitting president. She also held the title of First Lady longer than any other individual since her husband was the only president... The post 91: Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady In Love appeared first on Your Queer Story.
90: Barbara Smith

90: Barbara Smith

2020-03-0448:17

Today we address a feminist icon, civil rights legend, and queer revolutionary, Barbara Smith, one of the longest and most committed activists to freedom and justice for all people. She’s 73 years old today but age has hardly slowed her down. As she is still actively sought after by people from all walks of life.... The post 90: Barbara Smith; Literary Legend appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Billy Porter has come to redefine the industry and shatter every boundary and binary in his way. Though he’s been in the industry for over 30 years it’s only in the last few that this incredible star had been getting the recognition he deserves. A conscious choice made when Porter chose his authenticity over fame;... The post 89 Billy Porter: Pose Star, Fashion Queen appeared first on Your Queer Story.
February 17th-23rd is Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week. And we want to make sure and recognize all of our Aro’s out there. And if you are Black and identify as Aromantic or Asexual, then we hope you are really enjoying this week during Black History Month. Celebrating both your history and your orientation recognizes the beautiful... The post 88: Aromantic: Awareness and Activists appeared first on Your Queer Story.
As the name suggests, this day was created to focus on the specific epidemic of HIV & AIDS in black communities. And like everything that racism and bigotry touches, the AIDS crisis has been no different. We are not going to go into the full history behind AIDS as we will discuss that in June... The post 87: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness appeared first on Your Queer Story.
We’re back with Part 2 of our episode on Lilly Wust and Felice Schragenheim. When we last left off Lilly – a proud Nazi and wife of a German soldier, had just met Felice – who was an undercover Jew and a Resistance Fighter against Hitler’s evil regime. It was the height of World War... The post 86: Lilly Wust and Felice Schragenheim, Berlin Brides appeared first on Your Queer Story.
In the garden of Eden, Eve gave Adam a piece of forbidden fruit bringing about his downfall. And ever since then, if you believe in Biblical legend, humanity has fallen for one temptation after another. And so it happened again in Berlin in the midst of World War 2. Join us as we tell the... The post 85: Lilly and Felice Part 1, Forbidden Fruit appeared first on Your Queer Story.
It’s a Wet and slippery journey through this episode. We welcome representative Joe Pascolla from Wet Lubricants to discuss all the amazing benefits of lube. And the benefits are endless! From the strong sexual health proponents to the practical household uses there are plenty of reasons to keep a bottle of Wet Lube on hand.... The post 84: Get Wet with Evan and Paul – and Joe too! appeared first on Your Queer Story.
It is our commitment to educate on all queer related issues. From past moments and people in history to the current problems plaguing our community today. The matter of sexual assault and intimate partner violence is one of the most pressing issues among the LGBTQ. Staggering statistics show how incredibly vulnerable queer people are to... The post 83: Sexual Assault Awareness appeared first on Your Queer Story.
Happy 2020 to all our listeners! We’re kicking the new year off with the intriguing story of a non-binary spiritual leader. The Public Universal Friend defied the standards of gender identity centuries before the modern day genderqueer movement began. They broke down barriers in a variety of ways, but especially in their role as founder... The post 82: The Public Universal Friend (P.U.F) appeared first on Your Queer Story.
81: 2020 For YQS

81: 2020 For YQS

2019-12-2525:35

Join us as we look back at 2019 and discuss our visions for 2020! The post 81: 2020 For YQS appeared first on Your Queer Story.
The last few months have shown a spike in our Polish listeners. And it’s no wonder considering the violent anti-queer rhetoric that has filled the country lately. Sadly, the Pis Parties control of the country has put queer Poles in a dangerous predicament. On this episode we cover some of the current events in the... The post 80: Poland’s Rainbow Plague appeared first on Your Queer Story.
79: Queer TV Landmarks

79: Queer TV Landmarks

2019-12-1155:04

In honor of the return of the L Word we dive into a history of queer tv. From Canadian docuseries in the 70’s to groundbreaking British dramas in the 80’s. On to the popular 90’s American sitcoms and historical moments of the 2000’s. We cover the many ups and downs, protests and controversies. One failed... The post 79: Queer TV Landmarks appeared first on Your Queer Story.
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 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 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 76: Transgender Awareness: Facts, Myths, and Information 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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