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The Making Queer History podcast that explores people and events throughout queer history with hosts Will and Laura.

The Making Queer History podcast that explores people and events throughout queer history with hosts Will and Laura.
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The Making Queer History podcast that explores people and events throughout queer history with hosts Will and Laura.

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English


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Dwayne Jones

7/14/2019
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David M. (August 11, 2013) In Jamaica, transgender teen murdered by mob. Retrieved February 24, 2017 http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/08/11/jamaica-transgender-teen-murdered-by-mob/2639995/ Toyin O. (August 26, 2013) Jamaica: Transgender Teenager Dwayne Jones Murdered by Homophobic Mob Retrieved February 24, 2017 http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/jamaica-transgender-teen-dwayne-jones-murdered-homophobic-498483 This month Will and Laura discuss Dwayne Jones, and recommend The Bone...

Duration:00:37:40

Rotimi Fani-Kayode

6/13/2019
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This month Will and Laura talk about the separation between art and artist, the incredible photography of Rotimi Fani-Kayode, and Edmonton Pride. We recommend Sadie by Courtney Summers: https://courtneysummers.ca/novels/sadie/ And the Death by the Books podcast: https://deathbythebooks.wordpress.com/ [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Kathleen E. (August 18, 2015) Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955-1989) Retrieved February 15...

Duration:00:39:23

Brenda Fassie

5/13/2019
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Will and Laura talk about Brenda Fassie, and Will recommends We Are Okay by Nina LaCour, https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/311368/we-are-okay-by-nina-lacour/9780142422939/ [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Hugh, W. (November 29, 1990) Anger At Injustice Fuels Brenda Fassie`s Music. Retrieved February 5, 2017 http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1990-11-29/features/9004080965_1_nelson-mandela-south-africa-conditions-for-black-people Desa P....

Duration:00:36:13

Black History Month Part 2

4/14/2019
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Where Laura and Will talk about FannyAnn Viola Eddy, and Langston Hughes, and discuss the first queer films they watched, and recommend Rafiki: https://www.tiff.net/tiff/rafiki/ [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] University of Illinois. Langston Hughes. Retrieved June 7 2016 from http://www.uis.edu/lgbtqa/langstonhughes/ Als, H. (2015, March 2.) The Sojourner. Retrieved June 7 2016 from http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/23/sojourner Belonsky, A....

Duration:00:43:49

Black History Month

3/13/2019
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(EDIT: https://queerasfact.tumblr.com/post/185360189722/hi-guys-i-just-listened-to-your-episode-on ) Where Laura and Will talk about Marsha P. Johnson and Josephine Baker. Our recommendations this month are Nasraa, and a Tamara de Lempicka play https://www.instagram.com/nasraad/ https://wtfestival.org/main-events/lempicka/ [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Biography.com. Josephine Baker. Retrieved Apr 30 2016...

Duration:00:43:08

Tamara de Lempicka

2/13/2019
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(Heads up, we forgot to give a warning on the mic, but cw: coercive sex) Today we talk about how Tamara de Lempicka deserved better, recommend Dreamfall Chapters, and discuss Laura's controversial opinions and how the Return of the King ending was great. [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Moffat, C. (2008). Tamara de Lempicka. The Art History Archive. Retrieved December 23 2016...

Duration:00:39:18

Reinaldo Arenas, Rewriting Castro's Legacy

1/13/2019
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This month Will and Laura discuss the writer Reinaldo Arena's, a queer man who lived in Cuba during the rise of Castro. They then discuss being creative in difficult times, swearing, and why Castro truly sucks. The queer recommendation this month is the novel Kindness For Weakness which you can find here:...

Duration:00:39:27

The Ladies of Llangollen

12/16/2018
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(We are three days late with the update, and we are so sorry, but we were late because we were getting married so at least we have a very good excuse) This month Laura and Will discuss the ladies of Llangollen, and desperately try to pronounce Welsh words with minimal stumbling. They then discuss Horror cinematography, and The Haunting of Hill House, which is available to watch on Netflix. [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Telegraph Travel. (2002, May 4.)...

Duration:00:34:58

The Golden Orchid

11/13/2018
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We talk about the Golden Orchid society, make fun of flat-earthers, discuss sticker politics, and recommend a queer creator. Check out Jessica Kellgren-Fozard: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDdi0yUyGW1PKzYXaIACnuA Website: https://www.makingqueerhistory.com Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/queerhistory About the Project: https://www.makingqueerhistory.com/about-the-project/ Article List: https://www.makingqueerhistory.com/article-list/ Write an...

Duration:00:31:52

Gianni Versace

10/13/2018
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Laura and Will talk about Gianni Versace and his boyfriend of fifteen years, the fashion industry, and the invalidation of queer relationships that often happen in media. The queer rec is The Arcana app, you can find it on Google Play and the AppStore. Website: https://www.makingqueerhistory.com Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/queerhistory About the Project: https://www.makingqueerhistory.com/about-the-project/ Article List: https://www.makingqueerhistory.com/article-list/ Write an...

Duration:00:33:46

Lesbian Stories

8/21/2018
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We look at four lesbian's stories throughout history, and examine how different narratives can exist within a community. Queer Youtube Updates: https://www.forbes.com/sites/meganhills1/2018/06/30/youtube-lgbt-community/#5910504e99d0 London Pride: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/anti-trans-protest-london-pride-parade-lgbt-gay-2018-march-lesbian-gay-rights-a8436506.html [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Jane Addams Schoenberg, N. (2007,...

Duration:00:43:53

Antonio Variacoes

6/22/2018
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Listen to us talk about Antonio Variacoes. Check out Small Beauty: https://metonymypress.com/product/small-beauty-ebook/ Check out Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: https://metonymypress.com/product/fierce-femmes-notorious-liars-dangerous-trans-girls-confabulous-memoir/ Metonymy Press: https://metonymypress.com/ [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Antonia Variacoes. Antonio Variacoes. Retrieved August 15 2016...

Duration:00:34:04

Anderson Bigode Herzer

6/4/2018
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Just a heads up, we do discuss suicide in this episode so feel free to skip this one if you need to. The Prisoner Correspondence Project: https://prisonercorrespondenceproject.com/ PFLAG Canada 24/7 support. Provides support, information and resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning people, as well as to their families and friends. For support on gender identity, Call toll-free 1-888-530-6777 ext 226 or Email gender@pflagcanada.ca Kids Help Phone 24/7...

Duration:00:28:31

The Rainbow of Flowers

5/14/2018
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Listen in as we talk about Poland's Rainbow of flowers, what the rainbow means to our community, and queer media to look out for. Check out We Are Man Enough here: http://www.wearemanenough.com/ [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Barker, J. (2015, August 19.) Feature: Is Poland bowing to hatred by removing this rainbow installation? Pink News. Retrieved August 13 2016...

Duration:00:34:24

Sir Ewan Forbes

4/3/2018
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In this episode we talk about Sir Ewan Forbes, and Will tries desperately to keep Laura on track. [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Reitwiesner, W. Ancestry of Ewan Forbes. Retrieved August 12 2016 from http://www.wargs.com/noble/forbes.html Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy. Ewan Forbes-Sempill. Retrieved August 12 2016 fromhttp://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy/TNGWebsite/getperson.php?personID=I32097&tree=CC Scottish Places....

Duration:00:38:48

Bricktop Part 2

4/3/2018
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Listen to the third attempt at recording the second half of our podcast about Bricktop! Remember to check out All-Cycles http://www.allcyclesyeg.ca/ [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Patrick M. (August 15, 2011) To Bricktop, on Her Belated Birthday. Retrieved March 5, 2017 https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2011/08/15/to-bricktop-on-her-belated-birthday/ Albin K. (February 1, 1984) BRICKTOP, CABARET QUEEN IN PARIS AND ROME, DEAD, Retrieved March 5,...

Duration:00:28:37

Bricktop Part 1

3/2/2018
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The first part of a two part podcast episode all about Bricktop's life! Also don't forget to check out all cycles: http://www.allcyclesyeg.ca/ [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Patrick M. (August 15, 2011) To Bricktop, on Her Belated Birthday.Retrieved March 5, 2017 https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2011/08/15/to-bricktop-on-her-belated-birthday/ Albin K. (February 1, 1984) BRICKTOP, CABARET QUEEN IN PARISAND ROME, DEAD, Retrieved March 5,...

Duration:00:22:36

Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo

1/25/2018
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Tune in as we talk about Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, a Spanish Duchess who had a dramatic beginning, middle, and end. In this episode we discuss history, Will swears more than they should, and we learn a bit about the queer scene in Edmonton. Check out the book we mentioned here: https://www.wattpad.com/user/sapphicauthor [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] The Independent. The Duchess of Medina Sidonia: Aristocrat whose radicalism earned her the title...

Duration:00:31:05

Bjornstjerne Bjornson

11/6/2017
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In this months podcast we discuss Bjornstjerne Bjornson, so bear with us as we dive into his life, and a discussion of weird English sayings.

Duration:00:36:46

Osh-Tisch

9/29/2017
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This month we look at Osh-Tisch! To read the article on here go here. [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Rejected Princesses. Osh-Tisch: Princess of Two Spirits. Retrieved July 12 2016 from http://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/osh-tisch NativeOut. Historical Two Spirits. Retrieved July 12 2016 from http://nativeout.com/twospirit-rc/two-spirit-101/historical-two-spirits/ Seaberg-Wood, S. “Not a Man, Not a Woman” Crow Bote Life and Resistance in the...

Duration:00:21:17