In the latest episode of CanQueer Luke and Sebastien tackle the latest news from across Canada including the latest Pride updates. This week they are featuring a special broadcast of 'Gender Talk' from CFRC-FM, which is based in Kingston, ON. The Gender Talk folks dive into what is the difference between Transexual and Transgender.
Luke and Sebastien take a look at some of the biggest news from Canada from the past few weeks. With discussion ranging from conversion therapy in the news in Vancouver and Nova Scotia, to Pride Toronto's beer to go. The conversation is wide ranging and Canadian focused.
Episode 70: Special feature: Coming Out Monologues from CJSW
Description: We are excited to have the incredible Coming Out Monologues shared with us for the 2018 Pride month!. Originally produced in Calgary for CJSW.
We are excited to have two Twinks from our team, Jake Nguyen and Bradley Turcotte. We discuss whether or not we have entered the Age of the Twink, is it cultural appropriation for the straight world to take this gay moniker? Do we want to keep hold of a term that's been linked to higher rates of eating disorders in men? Take a listen!
Luke and Sebastien cover some of the biggest news of the week including a recent study that found that 14-17 year old gay and bi guys were using Grindr and Scruff for friendships as well as other encounters. They also discuss the Royal Wedding and the first Gay Museum in Canada.
This week it's the classic Luke and Sebastien duo as they take on the biggest stories facing the LGBT community. First off the list is the news from Toronto Pride about a licensed street, and their plans to acknowledge the murders in the community. Another big story of the week getting a lot of attention is homeless men looking to the gay saunas and bathhouses for emergency accommodation, and the impact it's having. Check out those stories and more with Luke and Sebastien.
Luke is joined by Jake and Vesna as the dive into the world of identity politics and how they relate to the big news of the day. Starting by struggling to find lesbian online content, they begin to discuss the politics of identity language, including a controversial conversation around whether or 'queer' is an 'easier' identity, than gay or lesbian? Take a listen to find out how that conversation unfolded!
We apologize for the dreadful mic quality! We are working on fixing it, but didn't want to deprive our podcast listeners of this week's show!
Check it out, a very lively discussion between Bradley and Luke about Involuntarily Celibate!