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Come with me as I peel back the curtain on the some of the gay community’s most closely guarded secrets. No holds barred, nothing off limits. We’ll be discussing issues on a range of different topics over the series with a variety of guests from all areas of the queer community. Nothing is too outrageous. Nothing is off limits. We’re bearing the awkwardness so you don’t have to!

Come with me as I peel back the curtain on the some of the gay community’s most closely guarded secrets. No holds barred, nothing off limits. We’ll be discussing issues on a range of different topics over the series with a variety of guests from all areas of the queer community. Nothing is too outrageous. Nothing is off limits. We’re bearing the awkwardness so you don’t have to!
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United States

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Come with me as I peel back the curtain on the some of the gay community’s most closely guarded secrets. No holds barred, nothing off limits. We’ll be discussing issues on a range of different topics over the series with a variety of guests from all areas of the queer community. Nothing is too outrageous. Nothing is off limits. We’re bearing the awkwardness so you don’t have to!

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English


Episodes

Episode 8 – Pulse: One Year Later

6/27/2017
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On June 12th 2016, 49 people were shot and killed inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. 53 others were wounded. It was the largest mass shooting by a single shooter in US history, and the worst attack on the LGBTQ+ Community ever. To mark the one year memorial, I sat down with Dr. David Baker-Hargrove and Hannah Willard.

Duration:00:55:31

Episode 7 – Queer + Greek = Queek

6/5/2017
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In this episode I talk to a recent graduate, Zoë Brouns, about being queer and in a sorority (or in my case, a fraternity). Zoë started an organization on her campus called Queeks or Queer Greeks in order to increase visibility of those of us in fraternities and sororities. Talking about everything from pillow fights in underwear to sexual assault, this issue is VAST.

Duration:01:16:02

Episode 6 – The LGBTQ+ Community Is Racist

5/28/2017
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“Everything’s a fucking rave. Brunch every weekend, endless mimosas… and we have these parades and floats and we celebrate ourselves. And yeah we celebrate ourselves because we have to, because that is a survival instinct. It’s the same reason people want to party with black people: we live like we’re dying because hey, we are…”

Duration:00:36:40

Episode 5 – Queer Black Lives Matter

5/21/2017
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Today I chat with Nisa Dang, executive office coordinator at Goldberg Associates, immigration law firm, activist and all around inspiring individual. From marching in the streets and being brutalised by the police to assisting orphans in Djibouti, Nisa has done more to advance the rights of minority individuals than anyone else I know.

Duration:00:40:20

Episode 4 – Straight Best Friends

5/7/2017
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In this episode, I sit down with my best friend and fraternity brother Jimmy, to talk about what it’s been like to be the Straight Best Friend

Duration:01:11:33

Episode 3 – Gay&R: Loving Music and Men

4/30/2017
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Can you love men and music and still succeed? I sit down with Grant Genske (AKA Eliason) to chat with him about breaking into the music industry as an out and proud gay man.

Duration:00:32:19

Episode 2 – Boarding in The Closet

4/23/2017
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In this episode, I sit down with George, who went to school with me. It was a pretty traditional boarding school in the rural countryside of the UK. We chat about the difficulties of coming through such an environment as two, then-closeted, gay men.

Duration:00:32:13

Episode 1 – No Question Off Limits

4/16/2017
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No Question Off Limits Guest: Audrey Muir Come with me as I peel back the curtain on the some of the gay community’s most closely guarded secrets. In this, the very first episode, I’m inviting my mum along to ask me those questions she’s always been a bit too nervous to put to me. Nothing

Duration:00:20:28