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Queer and Queerer Ep. 65 – Where Do You Get Your News About Vaginas?

It seems these days that everyone is talking about vaginas, except of course for those folks who are offended by people talking about vaginas. Zack and Peterson talk vaginas and the Michigan state representative battle over women’s bodies and rights to their bodies that is also happening all over the United States right now. Depending […]

Queer and Queerer Ep. 64 – Epic Trans Recap (ft. Abby Jensen)

Zack and Peterson welcome Abby Jensen (@Arizona_Abby) for an epic discussion about a variety of issues affecting the transgender community and intersections with other communities and movements. Abby is an attorney, trans woman, feminist and general rabble rouser on trans, LGB, and other social justice issues. She is also an avid follower and tweeter of the […]

Queer and Queerer Ep. 63 – Reeking of Faith Pt. 3 – Bible-Induced Coma

Zack doesn’t know how to count, because obviously this is episode 63, not 62. Peterson and Zack resume their in-depth personally challenging conversations about the nature of faith and how we interact with it. Peterson discusses the various ways he challenges how people respond to the Bible and interpret the stories, and as a result […]

Queer and Queerer Ep. 62 – African-Americans and Latinos Can Be Gay, Too?

Zack and Peterson are back after a very slight delay this past week, and the episode is jam-packed to compensate. Birds in the background. Bank Holidays. Memorial Day. Fighting ex-gay therapy abroad. Latin America’s Oprah/Jerry Springer? Federico García Lorca. The National Organization for Marriage’s race-wedging. Marriage polling that counters conservatives’ narratives. Dolores Huerta. Burritos. And more! […]

Queer and Queerer Ep. 61 – The First-Ever FAVORITE THINGS Episode!!

Zack and Peterson do their first ever favorite things episode! All our favorite things are listed below, but you should totally listen to the podcast first so there aren’t any spoilers. I mean, seriously, we’re much more interesting to listen to than boring text on the screen. In fact, why are you even reading this […]

Queer and Queerer Ep. 60 – Marriage, Marriage Everywhere, But Not A Right To Claim

Marriage — meh, again? — is the topic du jour for Zack and Peterson. Peterson discusses concerns about his own upcoming wedding and Zack pontificates on the latest political happenings on the issue, including endorsement by Vice President Joe Biden. Oh, and Peterson made a video about his butt. Enjoy! Here’s some more information about what we talked […]

Queer and Queerer Ep. 59 – Learn To Ignore The Bullshit

This week, Peterson and Zack take on the recent controversy over Dan Savage’s remarks at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. Marvin Bloom returns to the podcast to defend the Christian students who were offended that Savage called some of their Biblical beliefs “bullshit.” Are conservatives right to condemn Savage’s comments, or are they just […]

Queer and Queerer Ep. 58 – Introducing the Ex-Straight Ministries

Miracles do happen! After a seven-month hiatus, Zack and Peterson are back! And following up on a conversation from Episode 43 with Anthony, who identified as ex-straight, this week we talk with Hector Moorehouse, who actually leads the ex-straight ministry Gushing Fountains. Hector answers all our questions about how ex-straight therapy works and what the […]

The Lesson We Didn’t Learn From 9/11

Ten years after 9/11, we still don’t appreciate the threat religious fundamentalism (of any kind) offers to our society.

Living A Through-Composed Life (A Short Birthday Reflection)

It’s my birthday, so here’s just a little glimpse at how I’m thinking about life these days, to the extent that I’m bothering to do so.