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Episode 14: Brenda Howard the Bisexual Advocate

“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.

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Episode 13: Joseph Lobdell The Huntress of Delaware County

“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”.

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Episode 12: Wellesley Marriages and Katharine Lee Bates

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.

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Episode 11: The Lavender Scare Part 2 – Sexual Psychopaths

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.

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Episode 10: The Lavender Scare Part 1 – The Fairy Deal

In the 1950’s a wave of Communist fear swept the country in what would become known as the Red, and the Lavender Scare.

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Minisode 1: Paul Hobbs, Evan Jones & Kim Osteen

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 with your own questions on our social media platforms, email, or our contact page!

Episode 9: Bayard Rustin

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.

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Episode 8: Hollywood’s Double Standard

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.

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Episode 7: Villains of the LGBT – The Puritans

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. Read More

Episode 6: Reed Erickson

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.

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