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Episode 26: Military Discrimination of Queer Veterans Part 1

11/14/2018
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Perhaps one of the most courageous things an individual can do is serve a country that treats them like a second-class citizen. In this episode, we discuss this issue as we tackle the U.S. discrimination of queer military. Throughout the last 2 centuries, LGBTQ soldiers have fought to preserve our freedoms. Sometimes those freedoms included... The post Episode 26: Military Discrimination of Queer Veterans Part 1 appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:40:20

Episode 25: Freddie Mercury

11/7/2018
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Freddie Mercury was a bisexual man, musical legend, and lead singer and songwriter of the band Queen. Freddie Mercury Hello Queerstians! Or should we say… QueeNstians? Whatever. The point is, we’re celebrating the Queen of Queens, Freddie Mercury. While much is known about the career of the iconic artist, little is known about his personal... The post Episode 25: Freddie Mercury appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:52:08

Episode 24: Minisode 2: Evan and Paul Want You To Vote!

11/1/2018
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46.9% of Americans didn’t vote in 2016. And we won’t stop repeating that statistic until it goes way down. Let’s make sure to vote 2018! Vote 2018 November 6th is right around the corner. Make sure you plan out Election Day and listen to us rant about what’s wrong with this country. It’s like your... The post Episode 24: Minisode 2: Evan and Paul Want You To Vote! appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:22:24

Episode 23: Florence Nightingale, Asexual Badass

10/31/2018
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Not much is known or said about Asexuality. But every day more people find the words to express their true orientation. Throughout the centuries, countless Asexuals have been falsely accused of a variety of sins and disorders due to their lack of sexual desires. Florence Nightingale In spite of these misconceptions, many still went on... The post Episode 23: Florence Nightingale, Asexual Badass appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:01:16

Episode 22: Matthew Shepard Part 2: The Aftermath

10/17/2018
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We conclude the heartbreaking story of Matthew Shepard by discussing his the effect his legacy had on the queer community. A trigger warning is still in place as other hate crimes will be discussed as well as the horrendous reactions of some anti-gay groups. Despite the many obstacles, Matthews family and friends have spent the last... The post Episode 22: Matthew Shepard Part 2: The Aftermath appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:47:17

Episode 21: Matthew Shepard Part 1

10/10/2018
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On October 6, 1998, America’s views on the queer community, and specifically hate crimes towards LGBTQ people, would change dramatically. All because of Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard Matthew had a tendency to make an impact on all the many people who came into his life. He traveled around the world from a young age and... The post Episode 21: Matthew Shepard Part 1 appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:41:24

Episode 20: A Brief History of some Current Affairs

10/3/2018
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In this episode, Paul and Evan cover some more recent topics such as gender neutral bathrooms. In this episode, we show how the history of these controversies evolved. Join us as we track the story of bathroom bills. Or just how gay wedding cakes became such a hot topic issue. We even take a few... The post Episode 20: A Brief History of some Current Affairs appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:47:29

Episode 20: I'm Not Gay, You Are!

9/26/2018
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We go a little off script in this episode but we have a lot of fun doing so. This week we tackle a few of the queer communities biggest “not gay” bigots who ended up being pretty queer themselves. I’m not gay, you are! From meth head preachers to drag queen republicans, there’s enough hypocrisy... The post Episode 19: Villains of the LGBTQ – I’m Not Gay, You Are! appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:57:32

Episode 18: Queer Ally Dr. Evelyn Hooker

9/19/2018
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Though she was never officially part of the queer community, Dr. Evelyn Hooker was one of the most instrumental influencers of early LGBT activism. Evelyn Hooker Her groundbreaking study on homosexual men and homosexual culture would lead to a large shift in societal attitudes towards the queer community. But that was only the beginning of... The post Episode 18: Queer Ally Dr. Evelyn Hooker appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:03:17

Episode 17: The Marquis De Sade: So Much Sodomy

9/12/2018
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We’re back with the second half of the story of French author The Marquis de Sade. In this episode, we discuss the various works of the Marquis which covered broad subjects. The Marquis De Sade His writings were inflammatory and considered highly offensive by national standards. However, his challenge of censorship laws was instrumental in... The post Episode 17: The Marquis De Sade: So Much Sodomy appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:03:26

Episode 16: The Marquis De Sade: Donnie Boy

9/5/2018
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It’s getting kinky Queerstians. We’re taking on an incredibly controversial and enigmatic figure in history, and we even brought in special guest Katie Hoffman to help us do it (hehehe “do it”). Check out The Marquis De Sade. The Marquis De Sade The Count Donatien, also known as The Marquis de Sade, was a man who... The post Episode 16: The Marquis De Sade: Donnie Boy appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:53:25

Episode 15: Were David and Jonathan Gay?

8/29/2018
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Buckle up Queestians, because we’re headed to Sunday School. In this episode, we explore the biblical story of the great King David and Jonathan answer your biggest question, were David and Jonathan gay? King David and Jonathan – Were David and Jonathan Gay? If you’re not familiar with Hebrew mythology, then this story is sure... The post Episode 15: Were David and Jonathan Gay? appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:03:11

Episode 14: Brenda Howard the Bisexual Advocate

8/22/2018
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“Bi, Poly, Switch- I’m not greedy. I know what I want”. This was the way queer advocate Brenda Howard once described herself. An early pioneer of the Gay Liberation Movement, Howard was directly responsible for the way we celebrate Pride today. Brenda Howard She was an individual devoted to many causes within LGBTQ circles, and... The post Episode 14: Brenda Howard the Bisexual Advocate appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:06:03

Episode 13: Joseph Lobdell The Huntress of Delaware County

8/15/2018
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“Much has been said and written about lately concerning two dilapidated specimens of humanity…who have been representing themselves as man and wife, and call themselves Joseph Lobdell and Mrs. Lobdell”. These were the words printed in a local Pennsylvania paper concerning a couple who didn’t quite fit the traditional molds, especially at the end of... The post Episode 13: Joseph Lobdell The Huntress of Delaware County appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:01:08:31

Episode 12: Wellesley Marriages and Katharine Lee Bates

8/8/2018
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In an era where the female sex was described as passionless and expected to marry and keep a home, many women revolted and banded together in Wellesley Marriages; Katharine Lee Bates included. Through this comradery pairs of women split off and formed what was known as romantic friendships or Boston marriages. On the outside, these companionships... The post Episode 12: Wellesley Marriages and Katharine Lee Bates appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:34:05

Episode 11: The Lavender Scare Part 2 - Sexual Psychos

8/1/2018
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We continue our story of the Lavender Scare in the second half of this series. Shit has really hit the fan for LGBT folk in the nation’s capital. We have the sexual psychopaths bill to thank for that. Sexual Psychopaths The ripple effects of Washington’s queer crackdown is starting to be felt across the country.... The post Episode 11: The Lavender Scare Part 2 – Sexual Psychopaths appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:48:01

Episode 10: The Lavender Scare Part 1 - The Fairy Deal

7/25/2018
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In the 1950’s a wave of Communist fear swept the country in what would become known as the Red, and the Lavender Scare. The Lavender Scare Patriots across the nation fought to keep Stalin and his Soviet henchmen from infiltrating our government. At least that’s what the history books tell us, but we know better... The post Episode 10: The Lavender Scare Part 1 – The Fairy Deal appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:51:17

Minisode 1: Paul Hobbs, Evan Jones & Kim Osteen

7/23/2018
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Yes, we dropped a mini bonus episode just for our favorite listeners. In this short introduction, our followers have the opportunity to meet our social media representative Samantha Taylor and listen in as she interviews Evan, Paul and Kim Osteen (Paul’s mom). Learn some new information about your favorite co-hosts and feel free to chime in... The post Minisode 1: Paul Hobbs, Evan Jones & Kim Osteen appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:30:05

Episode 9: Bayard Rustin

7/18/2018
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Bayard Rustin was a Quaker, a pacifist, a civil rights activist and finally, an open homosexual. While he was not active in the fight for LGBT rights until the last decade of his life, Bayard spent his life fighting for the equality of every human being. Bayard Rustin Bayard Rustin’s deep commitment to non-violence combined... The post Episode 9: Bayard Rustin appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:40:07

Episode 8: Hollywood's Double Standard

7/11/2018
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For almost a full century Hollywood has battled its love/hate relationship with queer communities and Hollywood’s double standard. On the one hand they’d be lost without us; after all, we gave them Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Marlene Dietrich and so many more. Hollywood’s Double Standard Yet, on the other hand, they’ve made quite a fortune... The post Episode 8: Hollywood’s Double Standard appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:45:53