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But I’m A Cheerleader w/ Jamie Babbit – Ep. 160

This episode is a Dyke dream come true because we get to spend an hour talking to DYKON Jamie Babbit about one of the most iconic gay films of all time just before it’s big re-release! But I’m A Cheerleader is truly the gift that keeps on giving, and we get to hear from Jamie...

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Community w/ Kristen Kaza – Ep. 159

We all want it, we all need it, but sometimes, we’re not quite sure how to find it. That’s why people like Kristen Kaza dedicate their lives to building community through events and creating “brave spaces” for LGBTQIA folks. Kristen is the party guru, event planner, and activist behind Reunion Chicago, Slo ‘Mo and more....

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Intersex w/ Maria Tridas – Ep. 158

We’re shining a much needed spotlight on the “I” in LGBTQIA with video producer/host and intersex activist Maria Tridas! Being intersex is about as common as being a natural redhead, so why is being intersex treated as a rare anomaly instead of a naturally occurring biological variation? How has our understanding of being intersex changed...

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Rec Leagues w/ Lindsay Boling – Ep. 157

It’s not about whether you win or lose, it’s about finding a girlfriend while you’re playing the game! At least that’s the dream on this episode about Rec Leagues with comedian and former Division I soccer player Lindsay Boling (NY Comedy Festival). Not a rec league person? Well you’re in luck, because we recorded this...

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Halloween w/ A Ghost – Ep. 156

It might sound like it’s just Carolyn and Melody on this haunting episode, but there’s totally a ghost there. You have to have “a gift” to hear it. Don’t believe us? Then how else would you explain the unfortunate series of events that led to us having to can an awesome interview with one of...

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Getting Knocked Up w/ Mo Welch – Ep. 155

We hope you’re expecting a lot of laughs this episode, because we plan to deliver. Comedian Mo Welch (Blair, Conan) joins us to dyke out about her journey to making a baby! Come for the conversation around what it’s like to be gay while trying to get pregnant, and stay for the crazy story of...

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Sapphic Horror w/ Emily M. Danforth – Ep. 154

No trick and all treat, author emily m. danforth (Plain Bad Heroines, The Miseducation of Cameron Post) joins us this week to dyke out about all things sapphic and spooky. Why do “final girls” code as queer? Are queers more drawn to the horror genre in their youth? What scares us the most? Why is...

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Love w/ Amy Ordman & Jack Dodge – Ep. 153

We say love is love, but how much do we really know about love? Youtuber Amy Ordman and her Dating Straight podcast co-host Jack Dodge join us to dyke about that thing that makes existing in this world a little sweeter. Is there a shared understanding of love? How do you know if you are...

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Dating Your Ex w/ Samantha Ruddy – Ep. 152

Have you ever gotten back together with someone after breaking up? If so, then you’ll relate to Comedian Samantha Ruddy (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) who joins us to dyke out about her experience with dating her ex! We’re here, we’re queer, and our breakups are messy. Sometimes, they don’t even feel like a real...

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Apologies w/ Tien Tran – Ep. 151

We beg your pardon, express our deepest regrets, and hope you can forgive us for this week’s episode. Comedian and writer Tien Tran (Work In Progress) thought long an hard about it, and ultimately decided to come forward and dyke out about apologies. Apologies in general and specific ones *cough* ELLEN *cough.* Why do most...

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Shame w/ Lisa Haas – Ep. 150

What does Dame Judy Dench have to do with queer shame? Actor and writer Lisa Haas (Wild Nights with Emily) joins us to get to the bottom of the shame we feel around our queer identities. While we’re filled with gay pride, they’re no denying that shame plays a big role in shaping our feelings...

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PC Culture w/ Judy Gold – Ep. 149

Political correctness can be a great thing when it comes to treating people with respect and dignity, but can it go to far? Comedy legend Judy Gold joins us to talk about how PC Culture has been weaponized against comedians and why that hurts us all. Judy unleashes her frustration about the current state of...

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