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LGBTQ+ Podcasts In Honor of Pride Month

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/


Podcast Link: https://makinggayhistory.com/podcast/lorraine-hansberry/#:~:text=In%201959%20Lorraine%20Hansberry%20became,difficult%20truths%20about%20our%20world.


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

Podcast Link: https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/nancy/episodes/nancy-podcast-black-trans-lives-matter


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.

Podcast Link: https://www.glaad.org/blog/niecy-nash-and-jessica-betts-share-their-love-story-lgbtqa-podcast