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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.

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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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

119: Aileen Wuornos

10/14/2020
Today we are finally covering the woman that many have dubbed the “First Female Serial Killer in America”. While this statement is inaccurate and in fact cannot be measured as the term “serial killer” was not even coined until the 1970s, we can say that Aileen was the first notorious female serial killer in American... The post 119: Aileen Wuornos appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:51:47

118: Richard Rogers; Last Call Killer

10/7/2020
As we launch into October there are many things to celebrate. It’s LGBTQ+ history month, we’re just a few days before National Coming Out Day on October 11th, and also October serves as the original ‘Pride Month’. But all of that aside, what we really care about is Queer True Crime and October is Your... The post 118: Richard Rogers; Last Call Killer appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:49:29

117: Walter Mercado: LatinX Legend

9/30/2020
We are in our final week of honoring Queer LatinX culture and history and it seems fitting to go out with the infamous Walter Mercado. The icon was an astrologer and T.V. spiritual advisor who held daily shows to over 120 million viewers at the height of his career. His charisma and charm captivated his... The post 117: Walter Mercado: LatinX Legend appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:55:48

116: Bisexual Visibility: Joan Baez

9/23/2020
Our episode today will first air on Bisexual Visibility Day so we want to wish all of our favorite bisexuals a proud, and happy day of visibility. And in honor of both Latin history month and Bixsexual Visibility we have invited Vima Manfredo, our favorite, bisexual Latina, to join us today. We also have David... The post 116: Bisexual Visibility: Joan Baez appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:01:13

115: Amelio Robles Avila

9/16/2020
For the next few weeks, we will be celebrating LatinX history month. September is chosen to remember LatinX history because of the significance around the Mexican War of Independence. This defining, 11-year war, both began and ended in the month of September. And it was through this struggle that Mexico gained independence from the colonization... The post 115: Amelio Robles Avila appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:50:22

114: Hawaiian Queer Culture

9/2/2020
Today we finally are touching upon queer culture in the Pacific Islands. Specifically discussing the Hawaiian Islands and the variance in expression and openness today from island to island. Before we begin we want to lend credit to two of our main sources. A paper written by Professor Aleardo Zanghellini and published by the University... The post 114: Hawaiian Queer Culture appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:34:24

113: The New IFB: Even More Hate

8/26/2020
Fred Phelps (1991 – 2014) As Hyles star began to fade in the 1990’s, a new surge of anti-LGBTQ+ activism was on the rise in Topeka, Kansas. Fred Phelps was born a few years after Jack Hyles but his infamy wouldn’t come until much later in life. Unlike Norris and Hyles, Phelps grew up in... The post 113: The New IFB: Even More Hate appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:00:54

112: Jack Hyles; The IFB's Evil Pope

8/19/2020
A Norris fanboy and good friend of Roloff was already well on his way to IFB stardom when Roloff passed. Jack Hyles was born the same year J. Frank stood trial for murder in 1926. Hyle’s early life seemed to mirror that of Norris. Jack was born in poverty, the son of an alcoholic who... The post 112: Jack Hyles; The IFB’s Evil Pope appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:49:01

111: The IFB: Fundamentals of Hate

8/12/2020
Today we are going to deep dive into the world that Evan belonged to for the first 23 years of his life. A world that many consider bizarre yet harmless. While others, often those who have left this type of environment or similar ones, recognize the lasting impacts of the IFB on local communities and... The post 111: The IFB: Fundamentals of Hate appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:09:15

110: The Sad Case of David Reimer

7/29/2020
Today we are covering one of the most heartbreaking and bizarre cases in modern medical history. The story of David Reimer has been used as both a platform for reform around acceptance of Intersex identities and as a weapon against transgender children transitioning at a young age. What is more interesting though is that David... The post 110: David Reimer appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:01:13

109: What a Drag Part 2

7/22/2020
We return with part two of What a Drag; A History of Ballroom Culture & Modern Drag. We left off at the end of the 1950’s just as a new era was dawning in the queer community. The Lavender Scare was finally starting to fade as America’s understanding around sexual orientation was VERY slowly evolving.... The post 109: What a Drag Part 2 appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:43:55

108: What a Drag, Ball Culture & Modern Drag

7/15/2020
“Strangest and gaudiest of all Harlem spectacles in the ’20s, and still the strangest and gaudiest, is the annual Hamilton Club Lodge Ball at Rockland Palace Casino. I once attended as a guest of A’Lelia Walker. It is the ball where men dress as women and women dress as men… it was fashionable for the... The post 108: What a Drag, Ball Culture & Modern Drag appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:48:30

107: Villains of the LGBTQ: J. K. Rowling

7/13/2020
The controversy surrounding JK Rowling had continued as the writer published statements comparing hormone treatment for transgender people to conversion therapy. The post 107: Villains of the LGBTQ: J. K. Rowling appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:30:34

106: Fuck You Aaron Schock

7/1/2020
Today’s minisode is dedicated to a special person indeed and perfectly addresses a long-standing issue in the LGBTQ+ community. In March of this year, former representative Aaron Schock came out as gay. The name may be familiar as the politician made quite a name and a scandal for himself in the brief 5 years he... The post 106: Fuck You Aaron Schock appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:28:37

105: The AIDs Crisis Part 2

6/24/2020
We are continuing our coverage of the AIDS crisis during the 1980s. If you have not listened to part 1, we strongly encourage that you do so. We begin in 1983 when the crisis is finally gaining widespread medical attention. By now, the mystery disease had gone through several name changes. Starting with the misdiagnosis... The post 105: The AIDs Crisis Part 2 appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:11:25

104: The ADIS Crisis Part 1

6/17/2020
Today we present the first half of our two-part series on the 1980s AIDS Crisis and the way the epidemic unfolded in America during the first five years it was uncovered. There are few moments in history that have been darker for our community than the decade between 1980 and 1990. Almost every single LGBTQ+... The post 104: The AIDS Crisis Part 1 appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:03:45

103: Black Lives Matter

6/10/2020
#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating... The post 103: Black Lives Matter appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:34:15

102: Pride Anthems

6/3/2020
We’ve officially launched into the most magical time of the year and even though this year will look a lot different than usual, we can still make June as queer as possible. In order to honor the struggles of those before us, we will be covering some grim yet necessary parts of our LGBTQ+ History... The post 102: The Anthems of Pride appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:38:12

101: Being An Effective Ally To The LGBTQ

5/27/2020
Today’s episode drops just 5 days before the launch of Pride Month. That special time of year that rejuvenates us with hope, confidence, and glitter. One of the best parts about Pride today is that so many companies and organizations show their open support online, in their media, and through rainbows plastered on the front... The post 101: Being An Effective Ally To The LGBTQ appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:38:02

100: Valerie and Andy; Muderous Rivalry

5/20/2020
Well, folks, we made it to 100 episodes and we wanted to give you what your love best, queer true crime. Today’s story is the infamous rivalry between lesbian, feminist Valerie Solanas and gay, artist Andy Warhol. Which culminated in the attempted assassination of Warhol by Solanas in 1968. But who was Solanas and what... The post 100: Valerie and Andy; Muderous Rivalry appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:45:07