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Bad Queers

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This podcast is for people who feel like they came out of the closet and got placed in a box. It’s time to put the u-haul theory to bed, and connect over being Bad Queers. Join Kris and Shana, fellow Bad Queers, to discuss breaking stereotypes, owning your identity and their unpopular queer opinions. Bad Queers will leave you both offended and inspired by the news, stories and advice about the very fluid, very real LGBTQ+ experience.

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United States

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Comedy

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This podcast is for people who feel like they came out of the closet and got placed in a box. It’s time to put the u-haul theory to bed, and connect over being Bad Queers. Join Kris and Shana, fellow Bad Queers, to discuss breaking stereotypes, owning your identity and their unpopular queer opinions. Bad Queers will leave you both offended and inspired by the news, stories and advice about the very fluid, very real LGBTQ+ experience.

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English

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Episodes

God, Guns & Porn I Episode 197

2/19/2024
This week in category is we review Beyoncé's Superbowl, Usher's performance and that's really the main focus. Mo'Nique gave a tell all interview and how 30% of adult Gen-Z identifies as queer. In Am I a Bad Queer? We respond to questions about "reverse racism" in dating, shifting from long distance to living together and not going to church weddings. Bad Queer opinions discuss how to get the straights to disagree with the anti-trans/LGBTQ+ laws and minding your business. Shoutouts: Shana: Kah Yangni - Artist/Illustrator of Not He or She, I’m Me, which was recently named the Stonewall Honor Book by the American Library Association. The book is about a day in the life of a non-binary child, with things like gleefully getting dressed, hugging their parents, going to school and playing with friends - Follow @kahyangni Kris: The Black Sportswoman - Bria Felicien founded The Black Sportswoman in 2020. The Black Sportswoman’s mission is to amplify the stories of Black women athletes in sports history. Subscribe at https://www.theblacksportswoman.com/ and on IG: @theblacksportswoman Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:00:56:36

Queer Bar Rescue I Episode 196

2/12/2024
If you weren't on Tik Tok, you may have missed the Queer Bar Drama that happened at the Cubbyhole with a straight woman, straight man and a lesbian - it's as messy as it sounds. We discuss our reactions to The Grammy Awards and all of the changes happening during WNBA Free Agency. In 'Am I a Bad Queer?' we discuss the use of baby/boo as flirting, Aunties being safe spaces and not wanting to celebrate Valentine's Day due to trauma. Shoutouts: Shana: Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance - A non-profit organization for LGBTQ+ youth and allies in the inland Empire. They provide a safe space for young people to meet, make friends and participate in various weekly events and activities. Some of these include conferences, study rooms, book clubs and more - Follow and support @rainbowprideyouthalliance on IG Kris: Exterminate All The Brutes - 2021 4 part documentary directed by Raoul Peck (I Am Not Your Negro). It explores the exploitive and genocidal aspect of European colonialism, from America to Africa, and its effects today. I’d encourage anyone who hasn’t seen it to take the time to watch it. It’s dark but very insightful and powerful to watch. You can stream it on Max, YouTube, AppleTV and Google Play. We’ll leave the series page in the description: https://www.hbo.com/exterminate-all-the-brutes Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:21:27

In my Floozy Era (w/Siena Liggins) I Episode 195

2/5/2024
This week we welcome back singer-songwriter Siena Liggins! We discuss her FIRST tour (kicking off this week in Chicago!) what goes into planning a tour, local talent that will be joining and how she hopes folks will experience the shows. Before we got to the tour, we caught up from when Siena was last on show. Breakups, new albums, top three disappointments (hint: Nicki Minaj, Detroit Lions and COVID) for the week and her Bad Queer Opinions. Bad Queers is giving away tickets to Siena's tour - check out the details on IG @badqueerspod Shoutouts: Shana: Dom + Bomb: 5XL - XS accessories, personal styling, tailoring. Black woman and queer woman-owned fashion brand that encourages you to wear what makes you feel like you. - Follow @domandbomb on IG Kris: Skye Falling - a novel by Mia McKenzie. A woman who’s used to going solo discovers that there’s one relationship she can’t run away from in this “hilarious, electric” novel, a probing examination of the complexities of family, queerness, race, and community. Available everywhere you read or listen to books. Follow @miamckenzie on Twitter's Ex Siena: Not Sorry Goods (@notsorrygoods). Extra Crispy (@extracrispystudios) and ,Werqfest (@werqfestl). Awesome queer owned/queer-led organizations that bring people together through fashion and entertainment. Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:31:01

Thought Journeys | Episode 194

1/29/2024
Covering it all in this episode. The Biden administration invests almost $700k in sex education for trans male youth. The Abbey's disturbing allegations have finally caught up with the infamous WeHo club. And the Oscars wouldn't be the Oscars if they didn't snub anyone– we talk nominations and controversy over who was left out. In Am I A Bad Queer, we question the timing of "cis" being considered a slur. Is there any personal responsibility for staying with someone who cheated on you four times? Plus, how to avoid hanging out with your coworkers during your off hours. The thought journeys continue in Bad Queer Opinions as Shana breaks down WNBA free agency and Kris makes a case for gossiping being genderless. Shoutouts Shana: New queer, Black play party launches in Oakland. B. Tourmaline’s vision is to make safe spaces for queer and trans Black people through events, community and the normalization of Black pleasure. Recently had a play party called Routes: Volume 2 - Follow @b.tourmaline_ on IG Kris: Natalie J. Harris, former guest, and friend to BQ, who premiered her latest film, Grace, at the Sundance Film Festival. Follow updates on Natalie’s IG @nataliejasmineharris Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:05:17

Strap Management | Episode 193

1/22/2024
Lil Nas X dropped his latest video for his single "J Christ" and we have...thoughts. Awards season continues as we recap the Critic's Choice and Emmy awards. In good news, discuss a new study on how aunts, tias, and aunt-like figures support LGBTQ+ youth. How can you tell if your friend(s) are hitting on you? How do you keep things casual with a friend you're attracted to but don't want to mess up the friends and more in Am I A Bad Queer. In Bad Queer Opinions, Shana asks if bottoms can take care of tops and Kris shares some critical "community notes." Shoutouts Shana: Shoutout to our Bad Queer Fam - Dr. David J. Johns @drdavidjohns for winning BET’s Black + Iconic Active Advocate Award. And Translash Podcast and Imara Jones @imara_jones_ were nominated for Outstanding Podcast and INTO for Outstanding Online Journalism Article to our friend Josh Mackey @j_mack09, Assistant Editor at INTO Kris: Fly And Famous Black Girls on IG- a Digital Museum of Black Hollywood- archival images of Black Women actors and musicians across decades. Follow on IG - @flyandfamousblackgirls Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:00:52:27

Vibrators Can't Be Kinky | Episode 192

1/15/2024
For the second year in a row, Angela Bassett did the thing. This time with Regina King. This week, we circle back to Katt Williams' interview and the fallout from Claudine Gay's resignation from Harvard and the emerging anti-DEI culture war. In politics, trans youth in Louisiana are suing the state over their ban on gender-affirming care. In Am I A Bad Queer, we talk friends with benefits vs. dating apps (and the limitations of vibrators) and if having an LGBTQ+ family member you respect prevents you from being homo/transphobic. Are lesbians who intentionally try to "turn" straight women a service to the community or problematic? Is Lil Nas X the most disrespected young superstar of all time? We answer in Bad Queer opinions. Shoutouts: Shana: Black Alphabet - Black LGBTQ+ nonprofit arts organization based in Chicago with national/international programming. They are committed to giving the Black LGBTQ+ community a voice through the arts and media. They host art therapy, film festivals and more - Follow @black_alphabet Kris: Segregation By Design - IG page featuring data & remastered historic photos documenting the destruction of communities of color by redlining, highways & urban renewal IG: @segregation_by_design Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:01:49

Sapphicated | Episode 191

1/8/2024
We're back from holiday break to discuss the wild start to the year. Shana shares a glowing review of The Color Purple. In the most predictable story of the year, sometimesy-Christian, Boosie, throws a tantrum over a lesbian scene in The Color Purple and gets packed up by TS Madison. Dave Chappelle continues to destroy his own legacy in his latest "comedy" special. Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper NYE hosting only makes us miss Don Lemon. In politics, Iowa’s “Don’t Say Gay” Law has been blocked by a federal judge in another big LGBTQ+ rights win. USA Boxing introduces new strict guidelines for trans boxers. In Bad Queer opinions, Shana swears off themed parties and Kris gives an apology to the DVD community. Shoutouts: Shana: Inclusive Guide - The inclusive guide helps you identify safe and welcoming spaces for all. They recently launched a DEI Resources platform which include live trainings at your own pace. Follow and check it out @inclusiveguide on IG Kris: Jonica Booth - for a great second season as Chastity on Rap Sh!t. Follow on IG: @jonicablubooth Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:13:32

Orgasm A Day (w/Mx. Eden, Sexuality Educator and Pleasure Coach) I Episode 190

1/2/2024
We welcome in the New Year with company! Mx. Eden is your favorite Femme Daddy, dominating audiences from the classroom to the dungeon, and now on Bad Queers. We reminisce on nights out in DC and Baltimore, MD., discuss how to create safe spaces. Black drag kings and our need for more Stud Strippers. Don't forget, Kia Souls are for the everyday, modern queer. And we wrap up with Bad Queer Opinions you won't want to miss (hint: parent chokehold on fashion and coparenting pets). Shoutouts Shana: One Roof Chicago: an emerging initiative to build an LGBTQ+ intergenerational community for older adults and youth in need of affirming housing. Follow @one_roof_chicago Kris: ColorCreative - Management company supporting & developing the voices of the future while enabling women & people-of-color creators to reach their greatest potential. Follow on IG: @colorcreative Eden: My shoutouts are gonna be Kai Brown aka Stud Slayer (@stud_slayer_) GiGi Holliday (@gigiholliday) Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:16:26

Queers be going through it - PART 2 (w/Anna DeShawn) - Episode 189

12/26/2023
We continue our End of Year recap with Anna DeShawn. From July to December highlights include the release of Janelle Monáe's Lipstick Lover, the Montgomery River Brawl, Robin Roberts marriage and Brittney Griner's story being released. Low lights include the conflict in The Congo and Israel/Gaza/Palestine, RIP O'Shae Sibley, transphobia on the rise and Cassie gets justice from Diddy. This is just an overview, plus our end of year Bad Queer Opinions and shoutouts. *Our next episode will release on TUESDAY January 2nd instead of Monday.* Shoutouts: Anna: The films; The Dads, Kokomo City, Rustin, We Live Here: The Midwest, Old Lesbians Kris: Native Son 101 List - Class of 2023 has been announced. Their Class of 2023 list celebrates Black gay and queer men who have made an impact throughout the year. Make sure you visit the Native Son website - https://nativeson.us/ to view the beautiful profiles of each honoree. Follow on IG @nativesonnow Shana: The Sanctuary: 100% sustainable Black, queer woman owned apothecary, apparel and home decor boutique in the bay area. They specialize in locally sourced environmentally sustainable products. Follow and support @thesanctuary.energy Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:14:20

Queers be going through it - PART 1 (w/Anna DeShawn) - Episode 188

12/18/2023
Welcome to Part 1 of our End of Year Episode with award winning podcast producer and host, Anna DeShawn. In this two part episode we go over the mess that was 2023. Part 1 reviews January to June, which includes Ron DeSatan trying to come for Disney, the beginning of the George Santos saga, Janelle Monáe and Beyoncé gifting us with their talents, good news from Brittney Griner, bills-bills-bills, too many lives lost, The L Word Gen Q finale and so much more. Let's get into it! Part 2 of this episode will be released on December 26th! Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:18:05

World Peace & go see Renaissance I Episode 187

12/11/2023
Our chaotic episodes are always our favorite episodes. Lots of slippery slopes from AOC putting congress in check over trans girls rights in sports to Harlem, The Chi and Brittney Griner's documentary. The Renaissance film recap to the fight for peace. In AIABQ we discuss lesbian conservatives and choosing sperm donors and Bad Queer Opinions about women taking poppers and Saucy Santana not wanting a gay son. Try and keep up with this wild and wonderful episode. Shoutout: Shana: BLMP - Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project envisions a world without forced migration, where all black LGBTQIA+ people are free and liberated. They build and center the power of Black LGBTQIA+ immigrants through organizing, base-building, strategic communications and long term viability and sustainability. Follow and support @officialblmp on IG Kris: Viarae prosecco - sparkling white wine from Issa Rae released in October and already a staple in my home. Follow on IG @viaraewines to see where you can buy near you. Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:00:54:14

Participation Trophy I Episode 186

12/4/2023
From trolling Moms for Liberty to staging walk outs over anti-trans policies, the kids are alright. We breakdown the timeline of what has been happening with Angel Reese and how folks are showing out as a result. The Soul Train Awards showed how progressive they were to de-gender an award to celebrate Janelle Monáe's accomplishments. AIABQ shares some bad queer opinions around gay bars and circling back on a missed connection. Allies...you don't need your own flag and it's time to hold gay men accountable. Shoutouts: Shana: LGBTQ+ Business Week - It’s a 7-day celebration of queer-owned small businesses. Their goal is to spread some queer business cheer and help you #BuyProud - And they hosted their first virtual summit on December 1st, which featured some of our fam - Anna DeShawn, Dr. David Johns, and more - Follow @lgbtqbusinessweek Kris: Destin Conrad - queer artist, songwriter who gained popularity with his projects, Colorway and Satin. Go support his latest project “Submissive” on all streaming platforms and for purchase. Follow on IG @destinconrad Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:04:04

Kink-U (w/ Black Queer Dom) | Episode 185

11/27/2023
We've got company! This week, we're joined by Black Queer Dom, a Black Queer Kinky educator and leader rooted in sexual wellness, Black feminist theory & gender justice. They founded the Black Queer Dom Society, a community of practice, health & wellbeing for Black Queer, Trans and Non Binary folks. We chat with Black Queer Dom about their journey into the world of kink and BDSM and how it could be empowering for Black Queer, Trans, and Non Binary folks. Shoutouts Shana: Thurst Lounge: DC’s only Black-owned LGBTQ+ lounge is opening soon. Shaun Mykals and Brandon Burke are opening a nightlife venue targeting DC’s Black LGBTQ+ community, as there are currently no Black LGBTQ-owned bars or nightclubs in DC. Thank you Queerency for highlighting them. Follow @thurstlounge on IG Kris: Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents - Founded by Sue Kerr, this LGBTQ blog provides coverage on the social, economic, cultural and political happenings impacting our community. Follow on IG: @pghlesbian BQD: Dc Cuddle Club and LA Cuddle Club - Where you can practice consent and be ready to get into kink spaces - lead by two Black queer women. Follow on IG: @dccuddleclub and Eventbrite LA Cuddle Club Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:01:48

Worst to First | Episode 184

11/20/2023
As promised, Shana turns on her best Tommy Smyth voice to recap the thrilling NWSL final. In queer news, Marlon Wayans opens up about his unconditional love for his trans son, Kai. We send our condolences to Jesús Ociel Baena, Mexico's first nonbinary magistrate, and their partner who were found murdered in their home. Can family members change? In AIABQ, we get an update from two listeners on their struggle for acceptance from their family members. And we're our Bad Queer discussion, we compare the public attitudes around Dwyane and Zaya Wade to Marlon and Kai Wayans. Shoutouts: Shana: Ali Krieger - NWSL championship winner - new retiree - Mom - future wife. Congrats on your career! And congrats to Megan Rapinoe on her retirement. @alikrieger and @mrapinoe Kris: Nicky Saunders - The Voice of Content Branding - one of the more helpful platforms online. Follow Nicky on IG @thisisnickys, listen to her podcast - Nicky and Moose. Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:00:58:51

Reclaim Girlfriend | Episode 183

11/13/2023
October was an especially violent month for our Black trans and GNC family. Rest in absolute peace to Skylar Harrison, A'neé Roberson, Chyna Long, Dominic Dupree, Lisa Love, and London Price. In slightly better news, the "lesser evil" party picked up some key election day W's. The NWSL season is drawing to an entertaining close as college women's hoops got off to an entertaining opening week. Does being a "gentlewoman" perpetuate toxic male stereotypes? How to stop being a scapegoat for a friend's bad behavior and navigating the (still) toxic sports industry all in AIABQ. Shoutouts: Shana: The Lezthetician - Black, Queer esthetician, lovingly known as a lezthetician, based in LA . Prioritizing skincare for the LGBTQ+ community and according to THEM they are changing trans skincare for the better through top surgery and FFS post-op treatments. Follow on IG @thelezthetician Kris: A'ja Wilson - upcoming book “Dear Black Girls How to Be True to You”, out Feb. 2024. Through honest stories and inspiring lessons from her life, A’ja Wilson reminds us to never doubt who we are or apologize for being true to ourselves. Dear Black Girls is a must-read for every Black girl out there.” Follow on IG @aja22wilson Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:00:57:31

The World Is On Fire | Episode 182

11/6/2023
The global attack on LGBTQ people continues in Alabama, as pharmacies are refusing to refill trans kids’ prescriptions despite gender-affirming care being legal. Mass arrests of queer Nigerians continue without proper investigations. In AIABQ, we explore trans men in lesbian spaces and how to deal with friends who ignore red flags when dating. Shana gives an altar call to fellow Law & Order SVU queers and Kris shares what she thinks was missed in the Jada/Will media frenzy. Shoutouts: Shana: BEAM - Black Emotional & Mental Health Collective. It’s a movement dedicated to creating a world where there are no barriers to Black healing. They just launched a new podcast called Black Healing Remixed to bring real intimate conversations to you. Follow @_beamorg Kris: Feelmore Social - cocktail lounge in Oakland. The sex-forward club adds to Black queer owner, Nenna Joiner’s Feelmore brand - which includes popular adult shop, Feelmore Adult in Oakland and Berkeley. Follow them on IG @feelmoresocial and @feelmoreadult Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:02:11

Gateway Gay I Episode 181

10/30/2023
It was a huge week for women's sports. Congratulations to the Las Vegas Aces on their back to back championship win. Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris are getting divorced, breaking the hearts of all queer sports fans. Congrats to Che Flores coming out as the first trans and nonbinary referee. In AIABQ? we discuss Dylan Mulvaney, moving on from queer best friends and whether iPhone users could date someone with an android. Bad queer opinions - we want Gen-Z to loosen up. Shoutouts: Shana: Sydney J. Colson - For the live stream. The night night. The 2 points. The defense. The one liners. The new show You truly won this championship. You are the face of the league. Follow on IG at @sydjcolson Kris: Kia Barnes - Friend to Bad Queers and previous guest who called out Yung Joc after his lies about turning down $250K to perform at an LGBTQ event. Kia brought the receipts for his past performances at ATL Pride 2017 and her own gay ass bday bash. Follow on IG @kiacomedy Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:13:06

Levels of Gay (w/Jessamyn Stanley) I Episode 180

10/23/2023
We've got more company! This week we welcome Jessamyn Stanley, yoga instructor, entrepreneur and the co-founder of The Underbelly. We spanned multiple topics from polyamory and representation in yoga to dating the rugby team and what it's like being LGBTQ+ in the south. Naturally, astrology was brought up and Jessamyn shares multiple Bad Queer Opinions around Harry Potter and the practice round of polyamory. Follow Jessamyn: @mynamejessamyn www.jessamynstanley.com www.theunderbelly.com @theunderbellyyoga Shoutouts: Shana: Shahem Mclaurin - Black, genderqueer, social worker/therapist. Shahem uses their platform to address social and mental health issues while showcasing their style, cooking skills and personal journey. Follow and support @5hahem on IG Kris: A re-shoutout to Devin and Brit Kirkland- founders and CEO of Deon Libra, an adaptogenic stress care brand that is Black and queer owned. They won an Allure Best of Beauty Award, Ulta Beauty Accelerator, at the WWD beauty and wellness forum, just released their Smoove Exfoliating Cleaners - in addition to their Big Up Body Glaze and Unbothered Elixir. Follow and support their brand @deonlibra_ on IG Jessamyn: My coworker - Angel Foster. She is a pilates instructor and incredible creator. Follow @angel.foster and listen to her podcast "The Foster" Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:12:51

Not so frequently asked questions (w/Moe Ari from Hinge) I Episode 179

10/16/2023
We've got company! Welcome Moe Ari, Love and Connection Expert from Hinge. In this episode we celebrate National Coming Out Day by sharing Moe's coming out journey, navigating their queerness, finding transgender representation and how coming out impacted familial and romantic relationships. We also discuss dating stereotypes, communication in marriage and rooting for the bisexual community. Ever have issues finding a therapist? Moe has you covered. Keep up with Moe: @loveoutproud, @beyourownlovegoals, www.themoeari.com Shoutouts Shana: Strands for Trans - The world’s first registry of trans-affirming hair, beauty and wellness industries. Over 7,500 businesses and counting. Follow @strandsfortrans on IG Kris: Maurice Harris - Maurice Harris is a Los Angeles based artist who is best known as the visionary behind Bloom & Plume, a bespoke floral design studio located in Echo Park. He also founded Bloom & Plume Coffee shop in LA. Follow Maurice on IG @bloomandplume and his coffee shop @bloomandplumecoffee Moe: xHood - @parentxhood on IG - Created by Mia Cooley. Community for Black queer people to build and nurture healthy families and parent happy children. Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:12:48

Race to the bottom I Episode 178

10/9/2023
Surprise, surprise, the US receives a 'C' grade on the global rating scale for LGBTQ+ rights scorecard and the Texas drag ban is ruled unconstitutional. Angelica Ross announces she is leaving Hollywood for politics and, in more politics, lesbian power house Laphonza Butler fills Diane Feinstein's senate seat in California. We discuss what we expect for Beyoncé's upcoming film (and yes we are bringing fans to the theater). And is it ever too soon to start couples therapy? Today's episode was brought to you by BetterHelp. If you want to talk to a therapist that specializes in helping the LGBTQ community, you can indicate that in the BetterHelp onboarding form too! Go to www.betterhelp.com/badqueers25 for 25% off your first month (or visit betterhelp.com and enter code ‘badqueers25’ on the payment page) Shoutouts: Shana: That Art Party - Creative play dates for BIPOC adults. Located in the bay area, it is queer and latina owned where they curate art and play experiences. Follow on IG at @that.art.party Kris: Cielo Sunsarae, founder and executive Director of the Queer Trans Project. The Queer Trans Project in Jacksonville, Florida in Spring 2021 as a response to limitations imposed by local queer organizations on LGBTQ+ individuals seeking essential resources. Among their resources are their Build-A-Queer kits that are 100% free. You can select packers, binders, bras, makeup, and more to your kits. They offer free national shipping across the US and Puerto Rico - Follow on IG @queertransproject Affiliates we actually love Support Lucky Skivvies and our pod by using coupon code badqueers10 for 10% off your next purchase. Treat your butt today. Shop Now Email us for advice at badqueerspodcast@gmail.com or DM on Instagram Follow us @badqueerspod on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tik Tok Love our soundtrack? Check out Siena Liggins: @sienaliggins Like us? Love us? Leave a review The opinions expressed during this podcast are conversational in nature and expressed only for comedic purposes. Not all of the facts will be correct but we attempt to be as accurate as possible. BQ Media LLC, the hosts, nor any guest host(s) hold no liability over the conversations on this podcast and by using this podcast you understand that it is solely for entertainment purposes. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use"...

Duration:01:03:29