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The LGBTQ experience is more than just a rainbow flag, it’s a movement. The PRIDE podcast hosted by Levi Chambers celebrates every person under the queer umbrella with skillful journalism and engaging interviews. Ever wondered about the queer pirates who of the Caribbean? How about the origins of the expression "coming out" or the queer history of the United States? Join us as we provide a platform to LGBTQ people with stories to tell — stories about sexuality, gender, love, laughter or anything that unleashes your curiosity. PRIDE’s weekly podcast from Straw Hut Media is guaranteed to let your mind run wild in a safe space full of wonderment. So come along, we’re proud to have you. *This podcast is not affiliated with Pride Media

The LGBTQ experience is more than just a rainbow flag, it’s a movement. The PRIDE podcast hosted by Levi Chambers celebrates every person under the queer umbrella with skillful journalism and engaging interviews. Ever wondered about the queer pirates who of the Caribbean? How about the origins of the expression "coming out" or the queer history of the United States? Join us as we provide a platform to LGBTQ people with stories to tell — stories about sexuality, gender, love, laughter or anything that unleashes your curiosity. PRIDE’s weekly podcast from Straw Hut Media is guaranteed to let your mind run wild in a safe space full of wonderment. So come along, we’re proud to have you. *This podcast is not affiliated with Pride Media

Location:

United States

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The LGBTQ experience is more than just a rainbow flag, it’s a movement. The PRIDE podcast hosted by Levi Chambers celebrates every person under the queer umbrella with skillful journalism and engaging interviews. Ever wondered about the queer pirates who of the Caribbean? How about the origins of the expression "coming out" or the queer history of the United States? Join us as we provide a platform to LGBTQ people with stories to tell — stories about sexuality, gender, love, laughter or anything that unleashes your curiosity. PRIDE’s weekly podcast from Straw Hut Media is guaranteed to let your mind run wild in a safe space full of wonderment. So come along, we’re proud to have you. *This podcast is not affiliated with Pride Media

Language:

English

Contact:

7603153060


Episodes

PRIDE x r/LGBT Reddit Talk: Monkeypox w/ Brian "PozRN" Thomas

9/2/2022
REDDIT TALK BONUS EPISODE: Please enjoy this recording from our most recent chat with Levi, traveling nurse and activist Brian "PozRN" Thomas, and Reddit's r/lgbt community asnwering all your monkeypox-related questions as a follow up to Episode 5: Monkeypox. We invite you to join live future talks by following the subreddit r/lgbt, and we will continue to share recordings of talks as they become available. We're so excited to have partnered with r/lgbt for live weekly Reddit Talks recapping...

Duration:00:54:49

Rob Anderson Takes the Stage

8/26/2022
Our guest this week is queer comedian and viral content creator Rob Anderson. Rob is best known for his short form sketches, parodies and comedic series "Gay Science", which tackles harmful queer stereotypes by answering questions like: "Why Are Gay Men Terrible Drivers" and "Why Gay Men Can't Sit In a Chair Properly." Amassing over 2 million social media followers, his comedy thoughtfully explores relatable LGBTQ+ issues in unique and sardonic ways. On today’s episode, we learn how Rob...

Duration:00:33:36

Coming Out of the Shadows w/ Harvey Guillén

8/19/2022
Here at PRIDE, we have been feverishly following Guillermo and Nandor’s will-they-won’t-they relationship for the last four seasons of What We Do in the Shadows. So you can imagine how thrilled we were when Guillermo came out as gay in the latest epsiode. We're even more thrilled to have the iconic actor Harvey Guillén join us on today's episode to disucss his character Guillermo's journey to self-actualization over these past four seasons, and how the actor's queer, Mexican-American...

Monkeypox w/ Brian "PozRN" Thomas

8/12/2022
My guest today, Brian Thomas, is a traveling nurse, activist, openly HIV+ health educator, and one of the 9,500 American’s to test positive for monkeypox so far–a diagnosis he has been sharing openly on his popular TikTok account PozRN, in the hopes of curbing the spread of the virus and stigmatization by raising awareness about the disease, especially given the harmful misinformation that the virus only targets queer men. On today’s episode, Brian shares critical info about monkeypox and...

Duration:00:52:35

PRIDE x r/LGBT Reddit Talk: Pirate Queens w/ Rebecca Simon

8/5/2022
REDDIT TALK BONUS EPISODE: Please enjoy this recording from our most recent chat with Levi, pirate historian Rebecca Simon, and Reddit's r/lgbt community recapping Season 2, Episode 3: Pirate Queens.We invite you to join live future talks by following the subreddit r/lgbt, and we will continue to share recordings of talks as they become available. We're so excited to have partnered with r/lgbt for live weekly Reddit Talks recapping our episodes and providing a platform for listeners and...

Duration:00:59:24

Pride x r/LGBT Reddit Talk: Valor High

7/29/2022
REDDIT TALK BONUS EPISODE: Please enjoy this recording from our most recent chat with Reddit's r/lgbt community recapping Season 2, Episode 2: "This Christian High School Fires Gay Coaches." We invite you to join live future talks by following the subreddit r/lgbt, and we will continue to share recordings of talks as they become available. We're so excited to have partnered with r/lgbt for live weekly Reddit Talks recapping our episodes and providing a platform for listeners and Redditors...

Duration:00:36:14

Pirate Queens w/ Dr. Rebecca Simon

7/22/2022
Today we set sail with an old friend of the pod who originally joined us back in 2019 to teach us all about the queer history of pirates, Dr. Rebecca Simon. In our previous conversatio, we covered a more general history of pirates and the queerness many male pirates expressed through clothing and sxuality–like the gentleman pirate Captian Stede Bonnet, and the infamous Black Beard. We also discussed her book Why We Love Pirates: The Hunt for Captain Kid and How He Changed Piracy...

Duration:00:34:00

Pride x r/LGBT Reddit Talk: Introductions

7/21/2022
REDDIT TALK BONUS EPISODE: Each week on PRIDE, we share stories by and for the LGBTQ+ community where we unearth overlooked queer history, celebrate community change-makers, and share stories of our collective trials and triumphs. The best part of the PRIDE podcast is the diverse community of queer people and allies who have supported, shared, and been a part of these inclusive conversations. That’s why I’m so excited for our PRIDE family to grow even more by partnering with Reddit’s...

Duration:00:18:11

Playboy's Long History of Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community w/ Former Editor-in-Chief, Shane Michael Singh,

7/15/2022
Playboy Magazine is one of the most recognized companies around today. The adult magazine, easily identified by its logo of a rabbit in a bow tie, challenged sexual restrictions and frequently celebrated women's bodies on their covers. Though their audience is traditionally white, cis, straight men, you might be surprised to learn that the magazine has a long-running history of LGBTQ+ advocacy. Today, you can see their advocacy proudly displayed on the front pages of their digital...

Duration:00:37:01

This Christian High School Fires Gay Coaches

7/8/2022
Denounce your sexuality or lose your job. That was the ultimatum offered to two athletic coaches at Valor Christian High School in Highland Ranch, Colorado. Inoke Tonga was a coach for the boys volleyball team before he was fired in 2021 for being gay. One year earlier, lacrosse coach Lauren Benner was forced to leave her position for the same reason--her sexuality didn’t align with the school’s beliefs. In today’s four part episode, Levi speaks with Lauren and Inoke about their positions...

Duration:00:45:22

Season 2 Premiere: The History of Gay Cruising w/ Alex Espinoza

6/30/2022
PRIDE is back for Season Two! To celebrate the last day of Pride Month, and to kick off the rest of Pride Year, Levi Chambers sits down with queer historian, author, and professor Alex Espinoza to explore the intimate and radical history of gay cruising. Today's four part episode will: Alex Espinoza was born in Tijuana, Mexico to parents from the state of Michoacán and raised in suburban Los Angeles. He holds a BA in Creative Writing from the University of California-Riverside and an MFA...

Duration:00:36:47

Introducing QUEEN OF HEARTS

6/20/2022
Introducing QUEEN OF HEARTS: a new kind of blind dating game show, hosted by Jujubee (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Dragnificent). The Queen of our hearts guides singles through a series of sexy games and challenges to see if they can find their one true love-for-now. Sure to make you laugh, follow QUEEN OF HEARTS wherever you get your podcasts. Or you can listen early on Amazon Music or early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery Plus in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery app: wondery.fm/Pride_QoH

Duration:00:04:00

Baking, Babies and Bees w/ Preppy Kitchen's John Kanell and Brian Dow

2/25/2022
Would you consider leaving your job, moving across the country, and buying a ranch with no farming experience? It sounds like the making of a Hallmark original movie. But that’s precisely what husbands John Kanell, and Brian Dow did. These two fathers traded their lives in Los Angeles for idyllic country life in Connecticut, running their own farm. They started a YouTube channel where they shared pieces of their lives, which has budded into a hugely successful business and a published...

Duration:00:24:41

Baking, Babies and Bees w/ Preppy Kitchen's John Kanell and Brian Dow

2/25/2022
Would you consider leaving your job, moving across the country, and buying a ranch with no farming experience? It sounds like the making of a Hallmark original movie. But that’s precisely what husbands John Kanell, and Brian Dow did. These two fathers traded their lives in Los Angeles for idyllic country life in Connecticut, running their own farm. They started a YouTube channel where they shared pieces of their lives, which has budded into a hugely successful business and a published...

Duration:00:27:46

'Love Is Love' With TikTok Stars Pierre Boo And Nicky Champa

2/11/2022
This week on Pride, we're embracing the Valentine season and chatting with a TikTok power couple who have the ability to make their followers swoon with the press of one upload button. TikTok superstars Nicky Champa and Pierre Boo have amassed an audience of nearly 24 million across their platforms. But being in a same-sex relationship in the public's eye comes with its challenges. Today, Nicky and Pierre share with us their love story, their highs and lows, and how they navigate the...

Duration:00:33:08

'Love Is Love' With TikTok Stars Pierre Boo And Nicky Champa

2/11/2022
This week on Pride, we're embracing the Valentine season and chatting with a TikTok power couple who have the ability to make their followers swoon with the press of one upload button. TikTok superstars Nicky Champa and Pierre Boo have amassed an audience of nearly 24 million across their platforms. But being in a same-sex relationship in the public's eye comes with its challenges. Today, Nicky and Pierre share with us their love story, their highs and lows, and how they navigate the...

Duration:00:36:09

Hyram Yarbro: From Small-Town Arizona to Gen Z Beauty King

2/4/2022
Coined the "Gen Z Whisperer” by the New York Times and “The Beauty King” by The Guardian, Hyram Yarbro is a beauty influencer with over 12 million followers across his various social handles. Today on Pride, we talk to Hyram about the grueling pressure that comes with giving public beauty advice, his new line of sustainable skincare products, and how to walk the talk when it comes to social issues. But first, we’ll go back to where it all began – with a gay boy in Arizona dreaming of a way...

Duration:00:33:45

Hyram Yarbro: From Small-Town Arizona to Gen Z Beauty King

2/4/2022
Coined the "Gen Z Whisperer” by the New York Times and “The Beauty King” by The Guardian, Hyram Yarbro is a beauty influencer with over 12 million followers across his various social handles. Today on Pride, we talk to Hyram about the grueling pressure that comes with giving public beauty advice, his new line of sustainable skincare products, and how to walk the talk when it comes to social issues. But first, we’ll go back to where it all began – with a gay boy in Arizona dreaming of a way...

Duration:00:36:46

History. Rated R. w/ Will Sterling & Craig Smith

1/21/2022
This week on Pride, we are speaking with Will Sterling, an actor, writer and director based in Los Angeles, California. Will hosts a podcast called “History Rated R” with his co-host Craig Smith. Throughout this episode, Will is going to share clips taken from their podcast, History Rated R and give us more insight into Craig and how he came to be a walking contradiction in terms of his sexuality, beliefs and political party affiliation. Be sure to check out History Rated R, out now! Your...

Duration:00:53:32

History. Rated R. w/ Will Sterling & Craig Smith

1/21/2022
This week on Pride, we are speaking with Will Sterling, an actor, writer and director based in Los Angeles, California. Will hosts a podcast called “History Rated R” with his co-host Craig Smith. Throughout this episode, Will is going to share clips taken from their podcast, History Rated R and give us more insight into Craig and how he came to be a walking contradiction in terms of his sexuality, beliefs and political party affiliation. Be sure to check out History Rated R, out now! Your...

Duration:00:56:06