Earlier this year, Ariana and I collaborated with the team at Pineapple Street Media to bring you an episode of a Netflix podcast called Prism: Tales of your City. The show features queer stories from across American cities and we have the Atla
Diane Giles wrote letters to a volunteer on the Atlanta Gay Helpline, a woman she had never met, from May to December 1984. This episode is a reading of those letters. Queer Public is produced by Erin McGregor, and edited and sound designed by
This week on the show I am pulling a story from the queer public archives. I recorded and released this content in 2015 and a ton of people downloaded it. It’s actually how I knew that people wanted more real-life queer life in their earbuds. D
You Can’t Kill a Poet is a poetry series that features the work of queer and trans poets here in Philadelphia. I want to share with you event tape from the You Can’t Kill a Poet Five year anniversary show. And because it’s event tape it’s prett
Today we’re talking about all the places we go looking for ourselves. And right at our fingertips is the world of television—the good, the bad, the guilty pleasures and the transformative works of art. And in this technicolor world, sometimes w
Prism: Tales of Your City Listen to the Atlanta episode on the Netflix series Prism: Tales of Your City. The music you heard was by “This City is for Losers” by Modern Huge Make Queer Public a thing: Visit our Patreon page and become
We look up to public figures for guidance and inspiration. We celebrate their work, their art, and their actions. Queer youth especially need that; they need people to look up to. We also know that when you’re 16, you love your idols with your
In today’s episode, we’re talking about something that we all have to deal with, learn to manage, and that shapes queer identity. We’re talking about Hair. Good Gay Hair. In queer circles, hair is political. It defines how we want to be seen, w
Rachel is a professional cuddler who identifies as asexual. Rachel teaches consent and agency in her cuddling sessions but there are also real therapeutic benefits to cuddling. Rachel’s predominantly cis-male clients benefit from her sessions,
Ten years ago, Amber Hikes started a queer nightlife production company. Today, she’s the Executive Director of the Office of LGBT Affairs in Philadelphia. She’s on the front lines, fighting racism and discriminatory practices in the Philadelph
You’re listening to the Queer Public, the podcast about real-life queer life. Each episode we ask critical questions about queer identity, queer politics, and our queer culture. We’re telling character-driven sound-rich stories that meet real
Friends with Exes
In this episode, we hear from three unique perspectives on "friends with exes". First, a group of queer women describe how they make friendship work after a devastating break up; second, a seemingly straight couples break u
"Binational Same Sex Couples and The Defense of Marriage Act"
The stories of binational couples facing barriers to immigration under the Defense of Marriage Act and the activists who strategized political and legal campaigns to make tangibl
Queer Public is the brand new podcast about Queer culture, Queer politics and Queer identity. Sometimes sexy and sometimes serious, each episode brings you conversations, interviews, and stories about the queer lives we live and the people we d
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