Curated by Imani McQueen
To start off the many celebrations hosted in June, we would like to recognize the LGBTQ+ community by sharing a few podcasts that shares the personal experience of those involved and how they faced society.
Making Gay History- Lorraine Hansberry:
This podcast shares the story of Lorraine Hansberry, the author of a Raisin In The Sun and also the first Black woman to have a play produced on Broadway. She discusses racial and gender inequity in art. Check out the link here to visit the podcast website: https://makinggayhistory.com/
Nancy- Black Trans Lives Matter:
Journalist Imara Jones discusses with podcast host Nancy, how there is a social backlash of trans people of color and also shares her creation of the TransLash series. Link to website: https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/nancy
LGBTQ&A- Niecy Nash & Jessica Betts: Their Great Queer Love Story:
Actress Niecy Nash and her wife, singer, Jessica Betts, gives listeners a closer look inside their relationship with host Jeffrey Masters. They discuss their feelings, the evolution of their relationship and the fear of facing backlash.