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Discussing issues at the intersection of LGBT rights and atheism/secularism.

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Discussing issues at the intersection of LGBT rights and atheism/secularism.




#132 – My Vagina: A Love Story

This week’s episode is my talk from the Pennsylvania State Atheist Humanist Convention. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed giving it! Theme song by Cloudkicker, used under Creative Commons Support TGM on Patreon!:

Duration: 00:26:33

#131 – Even Thomas Smith Has Good News!

Good news episodes seem called for more and more often lately. And who better for this episode than the one and only Thomas Smith? Let’s geek out on some good things yeah? Love fame, and a kidney match on Tinder: Rescuing the doggo!: All good news site!: I loved Thomas’ analysis of … Continue reading "#131 – Even Thomas Smith Has Good News!"

Duration: 01:03:31

#130 – The Australian Marriage Equality Debate

We have two bona fide Australians on the show to teach us about the marriage equality debate raging there at the moment. Further reading below!

Duration: 00:39:57

EXTRA: Mythicist Milwaukee

I had a talk with Sean and Brian of Mythicist Milwauke. It was….a talk.

Duration: 00:47:48

#129 – Queer Disbelief w/Camille Beredjick

We found an activist doing almost the same work as us, but in different mediums. How did we not know each other before?!? Camille Beredjick is the author of an upcoming book called Queer Disbelief. It’s a book about why the LGBTQ movement will be stronger if atheists get involved and vice versa. This concept … Continue reading "#129 – Queer Disbelief w/Camille Beredjick"

Duration: 00:37:50

#130 – The Australian Marriage Equality Debate

We have two bona fide Australians on the show to teach us about the marriage equality debate raging there at the moment.Further reading below!

Duration: 00:39:57

#128 – Surgery AMA

We asked you to ask us anything, and ask you did! Let’s hear the nitty gritty details about bottom surgery for trans women from a few of us who’ve had it recently! Melina: Bethany’s Comic: Cloudkicker music used under creative commons

Duration: 02:06:09

#127 – Andrew Torrez, Thomas Smith, Eli Bosnick

Parts 3 and 4 of our Foundation Beyond Belief Fundraiser featuring Andrew Torrez and Thomas Smith of the Opening Arguments podcast, and Eli Bosnick of The Scathing Atheist and God Awful Movies. Music from Shelley Segal used by permission Opening Arguments – The Scathing Atheist – God Awful Movies –

Duration: 01:52:48

#126 – FBB Fundraiser Part 1

Part one of our fundraiser for Foundation Beyond Belief’s Humanist Disaster Recovery efforts for Hurricane Harvey. Segment 1 has Danielle Muscato, Steve Shives, and Marissa McCool. Segment 2 has a reunion of the Unholy Trinity of Matt Dillahunty, Seth Andrews, and Aron Ra.

Duration: 01:45:38

#125 – Sharks Have No Concept of Gender

We hear a LOT of talk *about* folks who identify as otherkin, and most of it is mean and dismissive. We thought it was time to have a sit down with a few of these folks and have a real conversation.

Duration: 01:00:06

#124 – Transitioning in the Military

Alice is a member of the military experiencing the change in policy toward trans people serving. She tells us about how it’s been for her.

Duration: 00:27:01

#123 – Alisha’s Escape

Our dear friend Alisha endured awful abuse at the hands of her ex-husband. She’s decided to tell her story for the first time here.

Duration: 01:44:58

#122 – In All Your Living, Don’t Forget To Live

This week, we have a very frank discussion of self harm and how to deal with it. How to Find an Evidence Based Therapist:

Duration: 00:52:46

#121 – Casper Rigsby’s Exit From The Aryan Nation

Casper Rigsby of Atheist Republic is a former member of the Aryan Nation. We’ll talk about his exit from that organization, how he came out of that way of thinking, and what lessons we can learn from his journey about fighting racism, white supremacy, and right wing extremism. Major content note for mentions of bullying … Continue reading #121 – Casper Rigsby’s Exit From The Aryan Nation

Duration: 01:04:11

#120 – Can we Take Pride in Pride?

A panel discussion about Pride month and the ways we observe and celebrate it. Are we forgetting or dishonoring our history? Is Pride too corporate? Are we forgetting our roots? Support TGM on Patreon! Check out the music from the show: Cloudkicker: A Lost State of Mind: A Lost State of Mind … Continue reading #120 – Can we Take Pride in Pride?

Duration: 01:02:33

#119 – The Conceptual Academic Field of Study

We all know about that ridiculous paper that was published by a pair of so called skeptics in a pay-to-play journal. We’re not going to spend a ton of time because people have already done a pretty swell job of that. What we will talk about is the field of gender studies itself. What is … Continue reading #119 – The Conceptual Academic Field of Study

Duration: 00:59:41

#118 – Good News Everyone!

Another in our occasional series of good news only episodes! Ari’s doing well in therapy, Callie has surgery and a new podcast Genya Shimkin is doing an amazing thing for queer and trans youth in healthcare, and you should help her if you can! Joan just came out! And a whole bunch of good news … Continue reading #118 – Good News Everyone!

Duration: 01:17:42

#117 – In Healthcare, The Political is Personal

This week we have some personal conversations with some friends about their interactions with Obamacare. We hear from Melina and Christine who’ve been helped immensely by Obamacare, and our friend Tony who’s been hurt by it. We also have a conversation with Casper Rigsby of Atheist Republic. They saw their page unpublished by Facebook’s reporting … Continue reading #117 – In Healthcare, The Political is Personal

Duration: 01:00:04

#116 – Hey, It’s Only Healthcare, Right?

This week we break down exactly what is and isn’t in the AHCA (American Healthcare Act) . Let attorney Andrew Torrez from the Opening Arguments Podcast tell us exactly how bad we should be freaking out at the moment. We also find out how likely it is this monstrosity (or some form of it) will … Continue reading #116 – Hey, It’s Only Healthcare, Right?

Duration: 01:17:34

#115 – Bill Nye Gets It Right(ish) on The Sexual Spectrum

A news roundup, some talk on dysphoria, and we do a full review and reaction to the Sexual Spectrum episode of Bill Nye Saves The World . Spoiler alert: its not bad, but could be a LOT better.

Duration: 01:03:21

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