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2022 Vibes

2022 Vibes

January 22, 2022

The queers regroup after the holigays to share their plans and predictions for 2022. Additional talking points: Feminist Jon, the fall of the PSL, and the rise of the merkin.

Content notice: alcohol use and sobriety, body image issues and weight

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New Year’s Revolution

New Year’s Revolution

January 7, 2022

The queers celebrate the new year with a conversation about resolutions: do they actually suck? How can we make resolutions in a healthier way? Additional talking points: the movie 300, knitting circles, and unconventional Sorting Hats. 

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Duck on a Water’s Back

Duck on a Water’s Back

December 24, 2021

Continuing the healthcare theme, the queers chat with guest Velle about her experiences as a trans woman working in the medical field. Additional talking points: straight vs. het, cold reading, and whole entire asses.

Content notice: transphobia, gender dysphoria. 

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Impatients

Impatients

December 10, 2021

The queers are joined by guest Andi to talk about the ways our identities and disabilities affect our experiences in the healthcare system. Additional talking points: giant tortoises, supervillain origins, and Alanis Morissette as God.

Content notice: ableism, transphobia, gender dysphoria. 

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Home for the Holigays

Home for the Holigays

November 26, 2021

Stacey, Kes, and Hollis share their techniques for navigating thorny family gatherings. Additional talking points: Rocky Mountain oysters, conservative hippies, and IKEA meatball fairies.

Content notice: mentions of unhealthy substance use, disordered eating, and suicide.

If you’re in crisis, help is available. Visit AFSP.org for a list of 24/7 LGBTQIA+ crisis support hotlines (text, call, and chat options). We especially want to highlight Trans Lifeline, a trans-led hotline and microgrants nonprofit. Call (877) 565-8860 in the US or (877) 330-6366 in Canada to speak with a trans/nonbinary peer operator. Calls are anonymous, and they will never contact police or EMS without your consent.

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Gatekeeping

Gatekeeping

November 12, 2021

Who gets to define the boundaries of the queer community? Why would you want to define them at all? Stacey, Kes, and Hollis unpack the complicated phenomenon of gatekeeping. Additional talking points: Urban Dictionary, ulcers, and uninformed assertations.

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Gay Christmas

Gay Christmas

October 29, 2021

Halloween has a bit of a gay reputation — and as it turns out, that’s nothing new! Stacey, Kes, and Hollis delve into a century of costumes, queers, and cops. Additional talking points: Holland, straight couples’ costumes, and Rectal Ruthie. 

Content notice: queer persecution by the police 

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Daddy Issues

Daddy Issues

October 15, 2021

The queers open up about their troubled relationships with their fathers, and speculate about why their experiences are all-too-common in the LGBT+ community. Additional talking points: metrosexuals, monoguous genders, and spiced rum pirates.

Content notice: discussion of emotional and physical abuse

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W4M4M

W4M4M

October 1, 2021

The queers analyze homosexuality for the straight gaze in porn, erotica, and romantic fiction. Is it necessarily bad? Additional talking points: tardigrades; Decatur, Illinois; and the Coin of Smut.

Pardon our audio: we were adjusting to a new recording space. We really liked this topic so we hope you’re able to enjoy the episode anyway!

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Queer Villainy

Queer Villainy

September 17, 2021

Ever wondered why your favorite film baddies seem a little…you know? Stacey, Kes, and Hollis discuss the legacy of the Hays code and reclaiming queer villainy. Additional talking points: blue eyeshadow, silky dressing gowns, and mid-atlantic accents.

Content notice: description of movie scene depicting transmisogynist assault, 15:39-20:03

Pardon our audio: we were adjusting to a new recording space. We really liked this topic so we hope you’re able to enjoy the episode anyway!

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