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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

Episode 7: Villains of the LGBTQ - The Puritans

7/4/2018
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For every group that loves to party, there’s always a group of buzzkills ready to ruin that party. The Puritans were the biggest buzzkills of all. And while we certainly wouldn’t want to run into them today, ridiculing them is so much fun. The Puritans On this episode of Your Queer Story, we cover a group... The post Episode 7: Villains of the LGBT – The Puritans appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:58:03

Episode 6: Reed Erickson

6/27/2018
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Reed Erickson, the Trans Philanthropist – I hope you’re excited about this episode because we sure were! Paul was so excited he celebrated with a drink and then got so drunk he can’t remember much of the episode. Reed Erickson On this episode of Your Queer Story, we cover trans philanthropist Reed Erickson. Paul had a... The post Episode 6: Reed Erickson appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:39:41

Episode 5: Daughters of Bilitis & Evan's Heavy Breathing

6/20/2018
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It’s not as gross as it sounds. Or maybe it is, depending on how turned off you are by the heavy panting of a transman who’s suffering from a suffocating cold. But join us anyway as we talk about the first major lesbian organization in the U.S. The Daughters of Bilitis and the first nationally... The post Episode 5: Daughters of Bilitis & Evan’s Heavy Breathing appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:47:39

Episode 4: Marsha P. Johnson

6/9/2018
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“The shot glass heard around the world”. This was the phrase used to describe the legendary moment Marsha P. Johnson sparked the flame that would ignite into the LGBT civil rights movement. Marsha P. Johnson Marsha P. Johnson was an African-American Transgender woman who was an outspoken advocate for trans people of color and an... The post Episode 4: Marsha P. Johnson appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:42:00

Episode 3: Conversion Therapy Part 2: Yes It's Still Happening

6/9/2018
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On this second installment about Conversion Therapy, we discuss modern conversion therapy and how Joseph Nicolosi continued the practice after it was denounced by all major medical associations. Check out Conversion Therapy Part 1. Modern Conversion Therapy On this episode, we tell a few personal stories and explain the many, many ways you too can... The post Episode 3: Conversion Therapy Part 2: Yes It’s Still Happening appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:45:23

Episode 2: Conversion Therapy Part 1: Don't Get A Lobotomy

6/9/2018
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If you’re reading this and thinking, “Conversion therapy, isn’t that the thing we use to do to cure gay people and trans folk?” Then you’ll be surprised to find out that it’s actually STILL HAPPENING all over the country. Conversion Therapy During our first segment on this topic we discuss how the foundation for conversion therapy was... The post Episode 2: Conversion Therapy Part 1: Don’t Get A Lobotomy appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:43:52

Episode 1: Back In MY Day We Didn't Have Homosexuals

6/9/2018
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Despite our insistence that homosexuals have always existed, there have continued to be many throughout the centuries that seem to imply we simply appeared. Homosexuals In Ancient Civilizations Perhaps that’s where the term “Fairies” really developed because we can instantly appear and not everyone believes we exist. Just kidding, but it’s a nice thought. Anyway, join us... The post Episode 1: Back In MY Day We Didn’t Have Homosexuals appeared first on Your Queer Story.

Duration:00:44:43