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!
In the latest episode we discuss the impact of the British Government condemning colonial anti-gay laws. The show also covers landlords praying on vulnerable men for sexual favours, and a straight man who claims that taking painkillers made him gay. Luke and Sebastien are joined by Jake and Vesna.
Luke was away last week as he headed over to Toronto. While there he interviewed Ryan Tran of the Asian Community AIDS Services. They discussed the impact of the Bruce McArthur murders on the community in Toronto and the impact it's had on the sense of safety in the community. Luke also teases an interview with Catherine McKenney from Ottawa looking to promote more women to run for office.
Luke and Sebastien are joined by Jake Nguyen as they cover the biggest Canadian Queer stories; Bruce McArthur, discrimination in NWT and conversion therapy. The team talk about Ru Paul and Luke's proposition of a Twink takeover.