Pride in Pop Culture
Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.) As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city. The Read is part of the LoudSpeakers Network and is published every week on iTunes, iHeart Radio Talk, Soundcloud & Stitcher.
The political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBTQ+ rights with hilarity and vulgarity.
Celebrity Book Club with Steven & Lily
Celebrity memoirs aren’t like normal books—they’re fun! Join comedians Steven Phillips-Horst (@gossipbabies) & Lily Marotta (@lilyblueyez) as they rifle through the diaries of drug-addled starlets, oddly obsessive restaurateurs, brass-knuckled female realtors, and boring gay politicians’ even more boring gay husbands, finding fertile ground for searing cultural insights and juicy gossip. Martinis not included.
Outward: Slate's LGBTQ podcast
Outward, Slate's queer podcast, is a whip-smart monthly salon in which hosts and guests deepen the audience’s understanding of queer culture and politics, delight them with unexpected perspectives, and invite listeners into a colorful conversation about the issues animating LGBTQ communities.
Featured in Buzzfeed, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, and Queerty, Gayish is an award-nominated podcast that breaks down one gay stereotype each week. Mike and Kyle bring humor, honesty, and irreverence to topics like the hanky code, depression, and open relationships. Past guests have included YouTuber Davey Wavey, gay porn star Calvin Banks, Andrew Gurza, Matt Baume, a gay priest, a trans atheist, and Mike’s wildly supportive and over-sharing mom.
Gayest Episode Ever
Back in the day, a major sitcom doing a gay episode was a big deal. A proper gay episode would get headlines, but it would get the attention of two young guys who were still figuring things out — sexuality-wise and culture-wise. Gayest Episode Ever has screenwriter Glen Lakin and stay-at-home journalist Drew Mackie going through the great and not-so-great gay episodes of sitcoms past.
Remember when Monica allegedly punched Brandy right before they performed live at the MTV Video Music Awards? When Freaknik took over Atlanta, and changed the game for parties everywhere? When tasteless critics panned Mariah Carey’s Glitter? (#JusticeforGlitter!) When Beyonce told Farrah that someone could send her luggage? We do!Back Issue tells the stories behind formative moments in pop culture. In each episode we look back at some of the moments that shook us, that changed us. Join Tracy Clayton (host of Netflix’s Strong Black Legends, Mailchimp’s Going Through It) and Pineapple Street Studios Producer Josh Gwynn as they reckon with some of culture’s biggest questions, from "How did we let this happen?" to ‘Why do we still love this?" Because nostalgia is more than just a feeling. Got an issue you’d like us to investigate? Hit the Back Issue Hotline at (678)-74ISSUE.
Queer The Table
A show about the joyful, messy, radical magic that happens in spaces where queerness and food intersect. In conversation with farmers, chefs, activists, historians, seed savers and business babes, host Nico Wisler explores the idea of “queer food” in all of its limitless forms.
Mystery Recipe helps kids AND their grown-ups uncover the fun, fantastical, and fascinating sides of food. Each ingredient-themed episode builds to a grand finale: a mystery recipe cook-along. Get excited about cooking (and eating) by digging into the deliciously silly and unexpectedly educational. Hosted by Molly Birnbaum. A production of America's Test Kitchen Kids.
Straight Talk with Ross Mathews
Featuring Ross Mathews as the go-to guy for anyone who needs a BFF to give them guidance, direction or a good ole' slap in the face, Straight Talk (Advice & LOL's from the Gay Best Friend You Wish You Had and Know You Need) might be the most interactive podcast ever. Tackling relationships and dating, friendship and beyond, no topic is off limits or too taboo.
Inside the Closet
You won't believe what NYC comedians Emma Willmann and Matteo Lane talk about Inside the Closet. Join comics Emma and Matteo as they share their experiences of being gay comics in mainstream culture.
Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang
Ding dong! Join your culture consultants, Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang, on an unforgettable journey into the beating heart of CULTURE. Alongside sizzling special guests, they GET INTO the hottest pop-culture moments of the day and the formative cultural experiences that turned them into Culturistas. Produced by the Big Money Players Network and iHeartRadio.
Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson
Award-winning journalist LZ Granderson draws from his own lived experience as a gay, Black father to host thought-provoking, poignant and engaging conversations with some of the most influential and inspirational people in the LGBTQ+ community.
Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness
A weekly exploration of all the things Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye, Gay of Thrones) is curious about. Come on a journey with Jonathan and experts in their respective fields as they get curious about anything and everything under the sun.
The Flame - A Podcast Musical
The Flame tells the story of two women: Jamie (Ellie Brigida), an LGBTQ bar owner, and Sam (Jasmin Savoy Brown), the woman selling the building the bar inhabits, and the inevitable sparks that end up flying between them! With the help of her best friend, Heather (Leigh Holmes Foster), and bar regular Jo (Jenn Colella), can the residents of The Flame keep the bar alive? Or can Sam’s friend Mel (Valerie Rose Lohman) help her work through her complicated feelings about her father’s death and the building she grew up in before she makes a rash decision? This is an original radio play produced by Lez Hang Out Productions. Part of the Broadway Podcast Network. The Flame was made possible by listeners like you! Join them on Patreon at patreon.com/theflamemusical. The Flame, An LGBTQ Romantic Comedy Musical. Story by Ellie Brigida and Leigh Holmes Foster Book by Caitlyn Clear Music and Lyrics by Leigh Holmes Foster with additional lyrics by Caitlyn Clear Directed by Caitlyn Clear and Valerie Rose Lohman Produced by Lez Hang Out Productions, Ellie Brigida, Caitlyn Clear, Valerie Rose Lohman, Leigh Holmes Foster, David and Ann Mortimer, Sheri Moses, Andrew Bramson, Tien Tran, Abby Nissenbaum, Dylan Adams, Liz Shen and Meghan Gunther Starring Jasmin Savoy Brown as Sam, Jenn Colella as Jo, Ellie Brigida as Jamie, Leigh Holmes Foster as Heather, Harrison White as the Narrator, Valerie Rose Lohman as Mel Guest Starring: Dana Piccoli as Jessica, Liz Mongrello as Ashley, and Vico Ortiz as Bridget, JJ Niemann as Alan, Jesse Nowack as Harold, Chilina Kennedy as Rachel and Tori Vagasy as Maggie, Sydney Nicholson as Lindsey, Ashton grooms as Lillian Additional Ensemble Vocals by Dayna Arnett, Briana Bonilla, Leesa Charlotte, Benjamin Doncom, Ashton Grooms, E. Maloney, Quince Mobley, Liz Mongrello, Sydney Nicholson, Vico Ortiz, Dana Piccoli, Saria Schuyler and Mickie Rose Wadsworth Orchestrated by Ellie Brigida Additional Orchestration by Allyn McCourt and Beth Goodman Sound Editing, Sound Engineering and Song Recordings Recordings Produced by Ellie Brigida Dialogue Editing by Leigh Holmes Foster Additional Song Recordings by Heidi Martin Musical Director Ellie Brigida Assistant Musical Director Marissa DeVeau Orchestra Allyn McCourt on Violin and Viola Molly Goldstein on Cello Beth Goodman on Winds Briana Childers on French Horn Grace Messara on Drums Bethany Vandenbrink on Bass Guitar Jana Heidenreich and Ellie Brigida