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This month on Outward, hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley talk about queer travel. Where do they like to go, and how do they find gay experiences when they get there? Then they speak with cultural anthropologist Esther Newton about her work studying the queer community of Cherry Grove on Fire Island and the way it has changed over the decades, as well as her new memoir My Butch Career. Slate staffer Erin Nichols explains the difficulties of going through airport security as a genderqueer person. And finally, June Thomas joins in for a fun bit of queer travel advice.
Items discussed on the show:
• Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quoting drag queen Monique Heart on Twitter
• Cody Fern at the Golden Globes
• Can You Ever Forgive Me? trailer
• “It’s Time to Drop the ‘LGBT’ From ‘LGBTQ’,” by Jonathan Rauch in the Atlantic
• Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry, by Imani Perry
• Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America’s First Gay and Lesbian Town, by Esther Newton
• My Butch Career, by Esther Newton
• Margaret Mead Made Me Gay, by Esther Newton
Gay Agenda items:
• Brandon: The Darlinghurst suburb of Sydney
• Christina: Big Dick’s House of Big Boobs
• Bryan: The Hideaway gay bar in Rock Hill, South Carolina
This podcast was produced by Daniel Schroeder.
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