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iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales

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iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales is an LGBTQ+ Podcast hosted by creator Mathura Hawley. Each episode features a mix of commentary, interviews and storytelling from Mathura and guests who share in the ongoing search for truth and light. Mathura’s journey as a gay man began in the 1980’s. He offers his perspective as a survivor of child abuse, body image, bi and gay marriage, HIV, sexual assault and the straight corporate world. His own stories begin in the queer scene of old New York, to life in the San Francisco Castro, to the fashion era of Miami Beach and now Portland. iamMathura will feature stories of survivors, people on their journey, and insight into what drives us to become our best selves. Mathura writes and hosts one of the top gay erotica podcasts, MAT TALES: 40 Years of Gay Adventures, as well as hosting for other clients. He has been creative director for some big fashion companies and currently consults on branding and copy for earth and people positive projects as well as editing and writing for other blogs. New Episode Every Week

iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales is an LGBTQ+ Podcast hosted by creator Mathura Hawley. Each episode features a mix of commentary, interviews and storytelling from Mathura and guests who share in the ongoing search for truth and light. Mathura’s journey as a gay man began in the 1980’s. He offers his perspective as a survivor of child abuse, body image, bi and gay marriage, HIV, sexual assault and the straight corporate world. His own stories begin in the queer scene of old New York, to life in the San Francisco Castro, to the fashion era of Miami Beach and now Portland. iamMathura will feature stories of survivors, people on their journey, and insight into what drives us to become our best selves. Mathura writes and hosts one of the top gay erotica podcasts, MAT TALES: 40 Years of Gay Adventures, as well as hosting for other clients. He has been creative director for some big fashion companies and currently consults on branding and copy for earth and people positive projects as well as editing and writing for other blogs. New Episode Every Week

Location:

United States

Description:

iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales is an LGBTQ+ Podcast hosted by creator Mathura Hawley. Each episode features a mix of commentary, interviews and storytelling from Mathura and guests who share in the ongoing search for truth and light. Mathura’s journey as a gay man began in the 1980’s. He offers his perspective as a survivor of child abuse, body image, bi and gay marriage, HIV, sexual assault and the straight corporate world. His own stories begin in the queer scene of old New York, to life in the San Francisco Castro, to the fashion era of Miami Beach and now Portland. iamMathura will feature stories of survivors, people on their journey, and insight into what drives us to become our best selves. Mathura writes and hosts one of the top gay erotica podcasts, MAT TALES: 40 Years of Gay Adventures, as well as hosting for other clients. He has been creative director for some big fashion companies and currently consults on branding and copy for earth and people positive projects as well as editing and writing for other blogs. New Episode Every Week

Language:

English

Contact:

646-276-6820


Episodes

Reverend Steve Pieters on Surviving AIDS, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Fairy Wands and Hope

10/4/2021
Meet Reverend Steve Pieters, one of the original AIDS survivors, activist, therapist, and most recently, celebrity, famous for his groundbreaking 1985 interview with Tammy Faye Bakker that inspired Jessica Chastain to take the role in The Eyes of Tammy Faye. We talk about Steve's long and inspiring journey through AIDS, spirituality, gay culture, the power of hope, and how his fairy wand ended up in the Smithsonian. iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales is an LGBTQ+ Podcast hosted by...

Duration:00:46:10

Queer Artist Daniel Robin Clurman

9/16/2021
In this episode, a conversation about finding your truth with queer New York Artist Daniel Clurman, who last year lost some of his vision, but seems to have found an entirely new kind. We talk art, activism, and how queer icons from Marsha P. Johnson to James Baldwin to Sylvester, inspire us with the power of humanity. iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales is an LGBTQ+ Podcast hosted by creator Mathura Hawley. Each episode features a mix of commentary, interviews and storytelling...

Duration:00:40:01

Detransitioning during Chemotherapy with Christopher Lee

8/27/2021
In this episode we meet Christopher Lee, a transgender male who survived stage 4 cancer, only to find he had been detransitioned by chemotherapy, a frightening surprise he had to navigate on his own, and one that has turned his journey onto a path to help others, so they won't have to go through it alone. iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales is an LGBTQ+ Podcast hosted by creator Mathura Hawley. Each episode features a mix of commentary, interviews and storytelling from Mathura and...

Duration:00:27:07

LGBTQ Adoption with Gay Dad Brian Duprey

8/26/2021
In this episode we meet New York Makeup Artist Brian Duprey, who explains how a hike to Machu Picchu opened his heart to a dramatic and uncharted journey that changed his life, and the life of his son, forever. iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales is an LGBTQ+ Podcast hosted by creator Mathura Hawley. Each episode features a mix of commentary, interviews and storytelling from Mathura and guests who share in the ongoing search for truth and light.

Duration:00:45:53

LGBTQ Adoption with Adoptee Vanessa Mortinson

8/25/2021
In this episode, a journey of identity with Vanessa Mortinson, a queer woman of color who shares the emotional ramifications of growing up in a large family of adoptees. iamMathura: Gay Life, Guests and Fairy Tales is an LGBTQ+ Podcast hosted by creator Mathura Hawley. Each episode features a mix of commentary, interviews and storytelling from Mathura and guests who share in the ongoing search for truth and light.

Duration:00:40:31

DB Honeybutter Season 2 Trailer

8/24/2021
Welcome to Season 2 of DB Honeybutter, featuring LGBTQ+ people who have overcome adversity, are changing the way we think, or are finding their truth. Stories of inspiring people who have been through some shit.

Duration:00:02:40

Happy Manniversary!

4/2/2021
A 34 year age difference, sheltering-in-place as a second date, and spending your first year together in a bubble. Isn't that how all couples start? A look into how an intergenerational relationship was home birthed in the time of Covid.

Duration:00:22:41

A Twerk in Progress

3/22/2021
Pole Dancing. Getting cut in half. LGBTQ self-image and the things we do to get comfortable in our skin.

Duration:00:26:12

Big Break Mountain

3/9/2021
Petting your boss, wrangling cats, and other ways to make it to the top. What is a big break and how do you get one these days?

Duration:00:23:34

Lana Del Turner

3/1/2021
Barbra, Brenda and Bacon Tacos. Celebrities and the gays that love them, then and now.

Duration:00:21:44

Positive Thinking

2/21/2021
Dating with HIV: A PrEP misstep, Liza with a poZ, and staying positive through it all.

Duration:00:15:21

It's a Gay!

2/19/2021
Oh boy, gurl! Our experiences on the gender journey, past and present.

Duration:00:16:58

Boys at Werk

2/11/2021
What we experience getting through our first jobs as gay kids in our hometowns.

Duration:00:07:07

Glowing Up

2/7/2021
What did you experience glowing up? The things we overcome as gay men that turn us into who we are.

Duration:00:11:11

DB Honeybutter Trailer

2/3/2021
DB HONEYBUTTER is a half-scripted podcast created by Jonah Kersey and Mathura Hawley. It’s GenX meets GenZ. It’s about older guys with young spirit, and young old souls. Tom of Finland to Lana del Ray. Cruising. Snapchat. Appreciating the revealing similarities and differences between two generations of gay men, told through original scenes and stories.

Duration:00:00:29

I'm Right Here

2/3/2021
Cruising or Grindr? Are sexy glances and alleyway dances a lost art? Or is swiping mister right the best way to meet? We look backwards and forwards at how we gay men find each other.

Duration:00:15:09

Nice to Feet You

2/3/2021
Mild or too wild? The maybe-not-so-crazy, crazy things we are into sexually and how kinks have come out of the closet.

Duration:00:06:41

Who's your Doggy Daddy?

2/3/2021
Let's talk about our best friends, because we love living doggy style. Our fur babies are our family... wanna see a picture?

Duration:00:10:05

Be Kind Rewind

2/3/2021
Turner Classic Movies and Chill? The movies that shaped us as gay men and how we watched them, then and now.

Duration:00:11:27