Romans 1 has long been used as a weapon against the LGBTQIA+ community, so we’re giving it the Yass, Jesus! treatment! Let’s just start here: Paul was a manipulative little b*tch (go listen to our episode “Paul Got a Little Thorny”) and his let
You know how some things forever imprint themselves on your memory and no matter how long ago they came out you always feel warm/fuzzy or just a little tingly when you think of them? (HELLOOO Goblin King). Today we talk about Christian media th
We speak with Dr. Obery Hendricks, a Biblical scholar at Columbia University and Union Theological Seminary. His new book Christians Against Christianity discusses the moral roots of the Bible to illustrate the hypocrisy of evangelical right-wi
POP THA CORK IT’S NEW YEAR’S EVE! We talk about where the concept of masturbation as a sin came from and release the notion that loving yourself is a bad thing. Let the fireworks explode and celebrate the body God gave you because you are fearf
It’s hard to top (or bottom) last year’s Queerest Christmas Pageant Ever without the help of some incredibly talented friends. This Christmas, we’ve rounded up an all-star cast to help us depict one of our favorite Christmas scenes: the very qu
We’re joined by Robert Blackmon to talk about pandemic passion projects and his new book COURAGE BEHIND THE MASK. Just like we started Yass, Jesus! to find joy and community during quarantine, Robert started creating hilarious TikToks relating
This episode is in honor of World AIDS Day, which takes place annually on December 1st. Unite with us in the fight against HIV as we show support to people living with HIV and commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.
It’s a Big Queer Religious Roundup! We chat with the Freakin’ Deacon Ross Murray about his recent participation in Megan Rohrer’s installation as the first transgender bishop in the Lutheran Church. Join us while we remember the forerunners of
Here at Yass, Jesus! we are thankful for YOU, our listeners. (Yes, we’re still thankful for blow jobs, too – a la 2020.) This year we wanted to take a moment to hear directly from the Yassuits about the blessings you find in daily life, and to
When we look at characters from the Bible who fit the “masc” ideal, we discover that a lot of them are just kind of… gross. Whatever you’re into, there’s no denying the joy of rooting for an underdog. This episode discusses masc vs. femme as to
Our Freakin’ Deacon Ross Murray joins Azariah for a chat with Szymon Niemiec, an Activist and Priest living in Poland - a place where both Church and Government openly condemn the LGBTQIA+ community. Take a listen while Yass, Jesus! spreads ou
Child-eating dragons? Jesus with flaming eyes and a sword shooting from his mouth? That’s some scary stuff and it can all be found in the spookiest book of the Bible! We’re getting creepy (and blazed) this Halloween with Baked Bible Stories fro
Miracles in The Bible are defined by Divine Intervention and probably one of the most recognized miracles is the parting of the Red Sea. Or the miracle of Jesus' conception! (We save that miracle for our Christmas episode - seriously if you hav
When you ask Chris to ask Sharon to find out what Richard said about you after you left the party, you’re in good company! Jesus also cared what people thought about him, and today we recap Bible stories where he does a little digging to discov
Homecoming can be a joyous occasion (marching bands and hot jocks – YASS, PLEASE) but for those of us who struggle to have our adult selves accepted and acknowledged by the people we grew up around, homecoming can also be challenging. Even Jesu
We've already talked about SAINT Dolly Parton and how much she has done to support LGBTQIA+ rights, but now it's time to talk about SAINT Tammy Faye! This amazing woman was pivotal in demonstrating to the Christian community the true meaning of
Adam and Eve may have been the first nuclear family, and just like most families there are a whole bunch of black sheep hiding behind that white picket fence. We all are likely familiar with Cain and Abel, but what about Adam and Eve's other ch
Have you ever heard a story and thought, “YASS, JESUS!”? That is exactly what happened when we heard about a quilt documenting the legality of (and progression away from) conversion therapy across the United States. An amazing craft project lik
This episode is brought to you by YOU, our listeners! After receiving a listener request to do a snippet on Eunuchs, we consider how this group is treated differently across many bible stories simply because of a physical characteristic – which
How do you wash your sins away if your church considers your lifestyle a sin? We welcome Danny’s sister Diana on the show to discuss how an emotional family conversation about baptism inspired a Yass, Jesus! deep dive into the waters of salvati
If you follow Ru Paul’s Drag Race (you do), you know about Silky Ganache’s recent RUDEMPTION. In honor of Silky’s magnificent moment, we’re re-airing Episode 8 from our first season! We are so thrilled to have our dear friend, Silky Nutmeg Gana
Guest Leo Herrera “pops off” about Popper-shaming and tackles the recent FDA statements against the use of Poppers – which have long been a part of queer… “recreation”.
Leo Herrera is a Mexican activist/filmmaker and writer known for queer vira
It’s no secret that Yass, Jesus! is a sex-positive show; sex work is work! We believe that God loves sex, and that you can go from porn star to preacher (and back again) without losing your love of or your love from God.
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You know those people who pick up a new belief or adopt a new lifestyle and suddenly they get real vocal about their expertise in it? Girl, you know you’re never gonna be able to live up to those standards you’re preaching! On this episode we t
Today we welcome a true ally: Malynda Hale is an actress, singer/songwriter, director, activist, and host of the podcast #WeNeedToTalk, a table talk series that focuses on important topics in politics, entertainment, and cultural trends. Malyn
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