An interview with Former Houston Mayor, Annise Parker. We talk with her about her work as an activist, a politician (first openly LGBTQ mayor of a major U.S. city!), and CEO & President of LGBTQ Victory Fund and Victory Institute.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall talk about the trailblazing work of BD Wong, the raid at Lafayette Bathhouse in New York City, and Boeing's move to offer same sex domestic partner benefits to its employees.
This week we celebrate National Coming Out Day! Last year on Episode 19, Thomas, Tony, and Kendall shared their coming out stories. This year they invited long-time support and friend of the show, Dusty, to share his story. You don't want to miss hearing about his coming out journey - from a shy young boy in school, to a married man with children, working in education, to a proud out gay man today. A story worth the listen!
Thomas, Toni, and Kendall talk Politics. They discuss the activism of Urvashi Vaid, the scandal involving Walter Jenkins, and Althea Garrison being the first Transgender Person elected to a state legislature.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall talk about Gus Kenworthy blazing trails for LGBTQ athletes, the hits of Paul Jabara, and the infamous artistic works of Annie Leibovitz
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall Discuss historical LGBTQ wins; Billy Porter's historical Emmy Award win, Cassidy Lynn Campbell's homecoming queen, and the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall talk about the comedy of Billy Eichner, the Protest of ACT UP on Wall Street, and the Cult Classic Mommie Dearest.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall kiki about the legacy of Edie Windsor, the premiere of the Rachel Maddow Show, and the history of the word gay!
Thomas, Toni, and Kendall discuss the life of Lily Tomlin, the legacy of Dr. Evelyn Hooker who advocated to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder, and the prank on Senator Jesse Helms courtesy of ACT UP.
Thomas, Toni, and Kendall discuss the ascension of Tim Cook to the CEO position, The Pioneering Career of Transgender Icon Candis Cayne, and the life of Transgender Tennis Star Renee Richards.
Thomas, Toni, and Kendall discuss LGBTQ political pioneer Jose Sarria, San Fransisco LBGTQ Activist Rikki Streicher, and the film Staircase.
Thomas, Toni and Kendall discuss the nomination of Melvin Boozer as Vice President, the life and art of Keith Haring, and the story of Magic Johnson
This week Thomas, Toni, and Kendall kiki about these topics: the nomination of George W. Bush, the Murder of William Simpson, and the life of Steve Endean.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss the week in LGBTQ history and dive into these topics: the lesbian bar Kooky's, the life of Alexis Arquette, the launch of MTV.
Thomas, Toni, and Kendall talk about Catholicism, review the movie Trick, and discuss Ron Woods fighting for gay right at the Chrysler Corporation.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss the lives and coming out stories of these LGBTQ celebrities - actress, director, film producer, feminist, Drew Barrymore, actor and Broadway star, Cheyenne Jackson, and former MLB umpire, Dave Pallone, and his memoir, "Behind the Mask," hitting The New York Times' Best Seller's list.
This week Thomas, Toni and Kendall talk about these topics the triumphant soccer star and Olympic gold medalist, Megan Rapinoe, the hidden story of former Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt, the lackluster support from former First Lady, Nancy Reagan, for the LGBTQ community and early AIDS victims in the 1980s.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall kiki, get heated, and remember these major events in LGBTQ history: the premiere of The Real World San Francisco and it's trailblazing HIV / AIDS storyline, the brutal murder of Paul Broussard in the context of today's fight for equality, and the debut of the Logo TV channel, the first LGBTQ advertiser supported channel in the U.S.
Join Thomas, Tony, and Kendall as they kiki and dive into the life of gay pop icon George Michael, remember The Upstairs Lounge fire in New Orleans, which resulted in the deaths of 29 members and allies of the LGBTQ community, and talk about the Pride flag and the first time the flag was displayed and the evolution of the LGBTQ community's symbol of hope!
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss these topics: Gay rights activist Craig Rodwell, the classic drag queen pageant documentary "The Queen," and the time President George HW Bush declined an invitation to attend the 6th International Conference on AIDS to speak at an event for anti-gay Senator Jesse Helms.
Thomas, Tony and Kendall Discuss the landmark Supreme Court case with One Magazine, A historic Time Magazine cover with Laverne Cox, and the historic life and accomplishments of Cole Porter.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss Anderson Cooper's life and impact on journalism, review the debate surrounding the sexuality of Walt Whitman, and dig into the connection between the YMCA and gay men.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall finish out a year in podcasting with this celebratory recap of the year's episodes. Check out some of their favourite moments.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall talk about Cason Crane becoming the first openly LGBTQ person to climb the Seven Summits, discuss the International Mr. Leather competition, and learn about the Harvard Secret Court, which sought to investigate and remove gay students from Harvard.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall talk about the closeted life of Liberace, Diva-ship and Ally-ship of Janet Jackson, and the unjust arrest of 52 men in Cairo, Egypt.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall talk about the struggles of coming out with Lance Bass, Billie Jean King, and Christine Jorgesen.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss two high profile coming out stories with former BP CEO Lord John Brown and NBA pro Jason Collin, and they talk about the struggle for lesbians to have their voices heard as the women shake things up with the National Organization for Women in what is known as the Lavender Menace.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall talk about some milestone events: A Sip-In at Julius in New York City, the first AIDS patient in the USA, and the inclusion of Gays and Lesbians in the Hate Crimes Statistics Data collection.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss the first openly LGBTQ federal district judge, Deborah Batts, the curiously gay nature of Abraham Lincoln, and the founding of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
The boys discuss the first out lesbian on live T.V., Robin Tyler, the brave life of Ryan White, and Vladmir Luxuria the first openly trangender person in European governent.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall kiki about legends when they discuss the life and murder of Selena Quintanilla Perez, the iconic career and rumors of Marlon Brando, and the LGBTQ school, Harvey Milk High School
Thomas, Toni, and Kendall kiki about the controversial celebrity news entrepreneur Perez Hilton, a Supreme Court ruling about gay teachers in Oklahoma, and the first White House meeting to discuss LGBTQ rights.
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss comedian, actress, and power lesbian, Rosie O’Donnell, civil rights & LGBT rights activist and mastermind of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Bayard Rustin, and the unhappy times the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City cast on LGBT organizations by not allowing them to march in their parade.
The boys discuss The famous playwright Lorraine Hansberry, the detestable John Wayne Gacy, and the police raid on the Dover Hotel
This week Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss feminist and lesbian pioneer Jean O'Leary, a lesbian kiss on the TV show Roseanne, and the tragic murder of a guest who revealed his gay crush on the talk show Jenny Jones.
This week the boys discuss Elizabeth Taylor's selfless fight to support her friends with HIV/AIDS, the Iconic disco hit "I Will Survive" winning the first and only grammy for a disco song, and the fear-mongering of Jerry Falwell
The boys discuss Sylvia Rivera, Dame Edna's legacy, and Audre Lorde's might.
Thomas, Toni and Kendall discuss Michael Sam coming out, Gavin Newsom Marrying gay couples in San Francisco, and the controversial case surrounding Larry King's Death.
Thomas, Tony and Kendall discuss the premiere of Rupaul's Drag Race, Republican House Rep. Jon Hinson's sex scandal, and writer, Gertrude Stein's checkered past.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss the tragedy of LGBTQ people in WWII, the life of Model Gia Carangi, and The Golden Gate Bridge Protest.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall talk about gay stuff: The Gay-Straight Alliances in schools, Gaylord v. Tacoma School District, and presidential hopeful, Pete Buttigieg.
Thomas, Kendall, and Tony talk about the hit television series "The L-Word", discuss the Anti-Gay Activist Anita Bryant, and run through the 1975 Civil Rights Amendment Act.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall discuss three special guys: Paul Lynde, Karl Baer, and Jack Baker.
Thomas, Tony, And Kendall discuss firsts - the first crossover gay pornography film "The Boys in the Sand," the first use of the term transexual in the book, "The Transexual Phenomenon," and the first story by a major news magazine, "Life," which discussed the positive change being pursued by the gay rights movement.
This week the boys kiki about jazz musician Billy Tipton, mathematical genius Alan Turing, and the Society for Human Rights.
Thomas, Toni, and Kendall talk about the removal of homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder, Review the movie Philadelphia, and discuss the ban of Homosexuals working in government.
Thomas, Kendall, and Tony take on the David Kopay story, talk about the life of Brandon Teena, and discuss the infamous Molly Houses of Victorian Era England.
The boys gush over Bette Middler, discuss the series Queer as Folk, and talk about the journey of marriage equality in Hawaii.
The boys write up some facts about Oscar Wilde, get jazzy with Billy Strayhorn, and get gay with Ecuador.
The Boys remember the West Street Massacre, talk about the life of Rock Hudson, and get in between Calvin Klein and his jeans.
Thomas, Kendall, and Tony discuss the HIV/AIDS Episode of the Oprah Winfrey Show, review the made for T.V. movie an Early Frost, and reflect upon a local production of "A Normal Heart".
The boys discuss the Political firsts of Eleanor Roosevelt, Jared Polis, and Elaine Noble.
The boys discuss the raid on Harper's Magazine, talk about the building of the Statue of Liberty, and recognize the enactment of the Matthew Shephard and James Byrd Jr. hate crimes prevention act.
They boys remember Harry Hay and Leonard Matlovich and celebrate Hillary Clinton.
Join us for another episode of Let's Talk About Gay Stuff Quiz Show Edition, with special guest Tom Jackobs a representative from the Human Rights Campaign.
Thomas, Tony, and Kendall celebrate the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, discuss the life of Drag Queen Divine, and review the short story Brokeback Mountain.
In honor of National Coming Out Day the Boys tell their coming out stories.
Martha makes her triumphant return and she brings our first straight guest! Catch some laughs with Martha and hear, Melissa, talk about her role as a straight ally.
The boys celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month, discuss the life and times of Truman Capote, and delve into the television series Designing Women.
Join us for another special episode of Let's Talk About Gay Stuff - Quiz Show edition. In this episode, we invite Tammy Wallace: Co-founder and Chair of the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Founder of EnFocus Group. Tammy takes on the home team, against co-host Toni.
The boys discuss the Kentucky case, Commonwealth of Kentucky V. Wasson, talk about Oliver Sipple, and Kiki about The Modern Family television series.
The Boys gush over Will and Grace, Remember the Daughters of Bilitis, and discuss the It Gets Better Campaign.
The boys kiki about Ellen Degeneres, discuss The Golden Girls, and remember September 11th.
This week the boys discuss Beyonce running the world, Freddie Mercury rocking it, and Dan White ruining it.
This week the boys kiki about the The Wizard of Oz and discuss the mixed legacies of Michael Jackson and Alfred Kinsey.
Join in the kiki this week, as the boys discuss the controversial story of Chelsea Manning, celebrate the life of Marsha P. Johnson, and recognize the history of today's trans pride flag.
Join us for another special episode of Let's Talk About Gay Stuff - Quiz Show edition. In this episode, we invite Miss LSVA and Miss Tony’s Corner Pocket Bearded Queen, Jacklin Dior, and her drag daughter, Dixie Wrekt, to the kiki. Listen to this Mother vs Daughter knock out, “drag” down Quiz Show edition and learn about the Lone Star Volleyball Association and drag culture.
This week we discuss the first gay male kiss on daytime T.V., Governor McGreevey's scandal, and the incomparable Lady Bunny.
This week the kiki goes from Barack Obama to Andy Warhol and all the way to Paris...Paris Is Burning that is.
This week we chat about Tim Gunn, revisit the Compton’s Cafeteria riots, and celebrate Beth Ford.
Join us for another special episode of Let's Talk About Gay Stuff - Quiz Show edition. In this episode, we invite our first female guest and Kendall bestie, Martha. She was visiting from out of town, so we decided to test her knowledge of gay stuff against her BFF, Kendall. Which best friend comes out on top?
This week we learn about Steve Rubell, discuss policy changes with the Boy Scouts, and obsess over Jennifer Lopez.
Join us for another special episode of Let's Talk About Gay Stuff - Quiz Show edition. This Battle of the Boyfriends Quiz Show Edition episode features two of our hosts’ boyfriends’ Spencer and Ben. While love is abound for Spencer and Ben, our hosts, Thomas, Tony, and Kendall, have invited the boyfriends to test their knowledge of gay stuff (and if they actually have been listening to the podcast). Take a listen and see which boyfriend gets to keep his gay card?
This week we discuss Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, The Compton's Cafeteria, and Barney Frank.
Join us for another special episode of Let's Talk About Gay Stuff - Quiz Show edition. Thomas, Tony, and Kendall invited InstaCouple and FrontRunners emeritus leaders, Daryl and Evan, to join in a kiki and a test of their knowledge of gay stuff. Take a listen to learn about the LGBT+ group FrontRunners and learn which half of this InstaCouple gets to keep his gay card?
This week we kiki about Milton Berle, Revisit Houston LGBTQ protest, and chat about Kyrsten Sinema.
Our premiere episode of Let's Talk About Gay Stuff - Quiz Show edition. Thomas, Tony, and Kendall invited the hosts of Our Spoopy Podcast, Spencer and Chris, to join in a kiki and a test of their knowledge of gay stuff. Will they earn their gay card?
This week we talk about a League of Their Own, Discuss the Declaration of Independence, and learn about Frida Khalo.
This week we reflect on a big week in LGBT history. We cover some intimate details on Lawrence V. Texas, remember Stonewall, and celebrate Pride!
This week we remember Sally Ride, discuss Obama's 2009 policies on benefits for same sex couples, and we dish about the bombshell book about Princess Di.
This week we discuss Boy George, we remember the events of Pulse Nightclub, and we KiKi about Judy Garland.
Take a listen to this week in LGBT+ history. This week we hit topics ranging from politics with a dish on James Buchanan to a discussion about the first reported cases of HIV/AIDS and a kiki on pop culture phenoms Marilyn Monroe and Sex and the City.
Join Tony, Thomas, and Kendall as they kiki about what you can expect in this new podcast as well as a little about themselves!