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Electing Women w/ Jess McIntosh – Ep. 127

We have more women in the current congress than ever before, but they still only make up 23.7%. Political commentator and strategist Jess McIntosh (SiriusXM Progress) joins us in these extraordinary times to dyke out about the challenges women politicians face in getting elected, and why it’s important to have them in office. How did...

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Growing Up Gay w/ Cameron Esposito – Ep. 126

We’re Dyking Out with Cameron Esposito (Brooklyn 99, Take My Wife) about her new memoir Save Yourself and what it was like to be a little gay kid. We discuss the days when we were gay but didn’t yet know it, and whether it was a decade ago or days ago, maybe you can relate!...

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Feel Good w/ Ally Pankiw – Ep. 125

If you’re wondering what queer content to stream during your queerantine, look no further than the new dramedy Feel Good (out on Netflix in the US and Channel 4 in the UK). We dyked out with director Ally Pankiw about the making of the show and why it’s so different than other queer narratives. Having...

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Work-life Balance w/ LaQuet Sharnell Pringle – Ep. 124

What a time to be re-thinking our work-life balance when many of us are out of work or over-worked due to the global pandemic! Broadway performer LaQuet Sharnell Pringle had made some huge adjustments to figure out life as a new mom who had been booked in a new Broadway musical, just for all of...

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Lesbian Stereotypes w/ Sarah Hallonquist – Ep. 123

Gather your adopted cats, gas up the U-Haul, head over to your best friend’s house (who is also your ex), and stay in for the night while listening to this episode about Lesbian Stereotypes! We’re joined by the awesome Sarah Hallonquist, an organizer and activist for NYC Dyke Bar Takeover who is well versed in...

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Female Gaze w/ Valerie Complex – Ep. 122

We are THRILLED to be joined by the astute and prolific Valerie Complex to talk about all things Portrait of a Lady On — Er…Female Gaze. We definitely do not spend half of this episode talking about how much we love a certain sapphic film, and instead talk about why it makes a huge difference...

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Compulsory Heterosexuality w/ Rachel McCartney – Ep. 121

Comedian Rachel McCartney joined us talk about the theory that the only normal sexual relationships in society are between men and women, also known as compulsory heterosexuality. We definitely had to go to Wikipedia to prepare! Have you ever tried to fight your feelings and sexual identity to see if you could make heterosexuality work?...

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Doulas w/ Solange Azor – Ep. 120

On this episode, we do our doula due diligence by dyking out with the lovely Solange Azor! On top of being a funny comedian and writer, Solange is a full-service doula who helps women through pregnancy, giving birth, abortion, and postpartum needs. And wouldn’t you know it, the world of doulas is extraordinarily queer. Carolyn...

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Trauma w/ Samantha Sidley – Ep. 119

Big episode alert! We’re dyking out with the VERY talented Samantha Sidley about trauma (trigger warning for sexual assault, car accidents, and eating disorders). Samantha is an incredible jazz singer and interpreter whose album Interior Person is out now. We talk all about the lasting impact that trauma has on our lives and different strategies...

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Internalized Homophobia w/ Rita Brent – Ep. 118

Comedian Rita Brent joins us to talk about the trifecta of factors that fed her internalized homophobia. Even the most out and proud of us have face some form of this harmful feeling that can make us act against our own interests or even hurt those around us. Rita talks about how growing up in...

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Butch w/ Kelli Dunham – Ep. 117

Finally, a whole episode dedicated to that butch life. Well, sort of. We couldn’t help but grill special guest, comedian/author/performer Kelli Dunham, about her past as a nun. And it’s every bit as awesome as Carolyn had hoped. Courtney Rada once again steps into the co-host seat as we talk about life as a queer...

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Femme 4 Femme w/ Ali Clayton – Ep. 116

Three femmes sit down for a podcast recording and hilarity ensues! Comedian Ali Clayton (Vice) came to talk about her experiences dating people across the gender spectrum, including her current relationship with a femme woman who ALSO JUST HAPPENS to be our guest co-host, Melody Kamali! We dyke out about Ali’s past experiences with beauty...

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