After a 6 year (!) break, award-winning scientist-turned-filmmaker Dean Hamer returns to discuss his riveting new documentary Kumu Hina, the story of an extraordinary Native Hawaiian who is both a proud and confident māhū, or transgender woman, and an honored and respected kumu, or teacher, cultural practitioner, and community leader.
Don’t live in the past! Let’s talk about the present. But also maybe mention the past because there are so many great tales found there?
We are most excited to welcome back author/playwright/actor/director Luke Yankee to our rainbow radiowaves. Luke is just an incredible guest and he shares all new stories about his Oscar-winning mom, her award-winning colleagues and the rumor mill involving former a certain former Catwoman that he had work done (he didn’t).
What does the craft of singing/songwriting have to do with bodybuilding? Well, next to nothing, but that doesn’t stop us from shining the light on both topics in this week’s fun-filled episode.
First up, the über talented musician Eli Conley joins us to talk about voice: how you can use it to lift up listeners, explore your own identity and even provide therapy for your audiences. He’s headed out on tour and you must must MUST catch him in a city near you.
Sometimes, you need to take a few minutes to forget the cares of the world and dive into pop culture escapism. And that’s what we do…for half of this week’s episode!
Singer/songwriter/troublemaker Daniel Gray returns to dish on all the latest drama out there in pop culture land including creative casting ideas for The Wiz, an ode to Britney, a salute to Empire and the shocking revelation that Ken has never seen Glitter.
And what better way to celebrate this huge milestone than with Ken’s first ever tv crush: Jim J. Bullock!! We have just the most incredible chat with Jim J. covering everything from Too Close For Comfort to Hollywood Squares to ALF to how Jim J is technically the leader of all of us gays because he came out of the closet on The Joan Rivers Show Who else can say that?!?
We’re giving you movie, horror, drama realness this week!
Award-winning screenwriter/director/producer Mark Bessenger joins us after a 4 year absence to talk about his latest film The Last Straight Man, embracing his penchant for horror and his quest to create LGBT content for all of us to consume. And his song selection for the week is one for the ages.
Light a candle, get into downward dog and go all zen as we bring to you yet another amazingly talented musician on this week’s episode.
We’ve been so honored to host so many incredible singer/songwriters over the years and this week is no exception as we welcome Chris Riffle to talk about everything from his creative process to singing at his own wedding to how we can get Yankee Candle to start sponsoring his career.
Here we are in Ohio, a locale where, on the one hand, we are in the minority of states without marriage equality but, on the other side of the rainbow spectrum, we just hosted the Gay Games and now sport the queerest city in the United States (Dayton?!?). How do we navigate towards equality while still retaining a sense of who we are as a community?