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Weekly interviews with the most interesting LGBTQ people in the world. Recent guests include Laverne Cox, Roxane Gay, Pete Buttigieg, and Trixie Mattel. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD.

Weekly interviews with the most interesting LGBTQ people in the world. Recent guests include Laverne Cox, Roxane Gay, Pete Buttigieg, and Trixie Mattel. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD.

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United States

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Panoply

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Weekly interviews with the most interesting LGBTQ people in the world. Recent guests include Laverne Cox, Roxane Gay, Pete Buttigieg, and Trixie Mattel. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD.

Language:

English


Episodes

Rufus Wainwright: Unfollow the Rules

7/7/2020
Over the course of his career, Rufus Wainwright has never been in the closet. He talks about how the music industry originally reacted to his sexuality, growing up with musician parents, and his new album, Unfollow The Rules. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Want to recommend a future guest? Come find us on Twitter @lgbtqpod.

Duration:00:23:42

Laverne Cox: Fighting for Trans Lives

6/30/2020
Laverne Cox talks about "The Transgender Tipping Point" headline on her historic Time magazine cover, Aimee Stephens, and why she's done debating whether trans is real. Laverne is also the Executive Producer of the new Netflix documentary by Sam Feder, Disclosure. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Want to recommend a future guest? Come find us on Twitter @lgbtqpod.

Duration:00:26:32

Sam Feder: Transgender Lives On Screen (ft. Alex Schmider)

6/23/2020
Disclosure looks back on the history of transgender representation (and misrepresentation) in Hollywood. The film's director, Sam Feder is here to talk about the significance of the documentary (now on Netflix), with a special guest appearance by GLAAD's Alex Schmider. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Want to recommend a future guest? Come find us on Twitter @lgbtqpod.

Duration:00:27:28

Alok Vaid-Menon: Beyond The Gender Binary

6/16/2020
Alok Vaid-Menon talks about their art, the paradox of transfeminine life, and the beauty and joy of transition. Alok's new book, Beyond The Gender Binary, is available now. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Want to recommend a future guest? Come find us on Twitter @lgbtqpod.

Duration:00:40:47

James Baldwin: The 1967 Detroit Riots

6/9/2020
James Baldwin speaks in an excerpt from Horace Ové's 1969 short film, Baldwin's Nigger, about growing up Black in America. "When you try to stand up and look the world in the face like you had a right to be here, when you do that, without knowing the result of it, you have attacked the entire power structure of the Western World." LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD.

Duration:00:08:50

Kimberly Drew: Art and Activism

6/2/2020
Kimberly Drew talks about the intimate relationship between art as activism, why you shouldn't be afraid of not understanding a piece of art, and her new book, This Is What I Know About Art. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Come find us on Twitter @lgbtqpod.

Duration:00:31:14

François Clemmons: Hi from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

5/28/2020
Best known as Officer Clemmons in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, François Clemmons talks about making the choice to stay in the closet for Fred Rogers, his visit to Stonewall in 1969, and his illustrious singing career. And yes, he sings for us on the podcast. And yes, it's fantastic. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Come find us on Twitter @lgbtqpod.

Duration:00:21:55

Alice Wu: The New Queer Rom-Com

5/24/2020
Alice Wu gives the high school rom-com a queer twist in her new film, The Half of It (Netflix). Alice talks about stepping away from Hollywood after, Saving Face, her first film premiered in 2004, what brought her back 15 years later, and what's next for her. Wanna recommend a guest or complain about an episode? Come find us on twitter. @jeffmasters1 @lgbtqpod LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine.

Duration:00:22:43

Don't Be The Last To Know

5/20/2020
We're back. New episodes drop May 28th and you can listen on iTunes, Spotify, wherever you prefer. Wanna recommend a guest or complain about an episode? Come find on Twitter. @jeffmasters1 LGBQT&A is produced by Jeffrey Masters and The Advocate magazine.

Duration:00:01:32

Robyn Crawford: My Life With Whitney Houston

11/20/2019
For the first time, Whitney Houston's best friend, assistant, and long-rumored girlfriend, Robyn Crawford, is talking publicly about their relationship. "We were intimate on every level," Robyn says to guest host, Zach Stafford. Her new book is called A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by Neon Hum Media and The Advocate.

Duration:00:48:29

Renée Zellweger: The Judy Garland Ep (ft. Rufus Wainwright)

9/27/2019
Rufus Wainwright steps into the hosting chair to take a trip down the yellow brick road. He talks with Renée Zellweger, the star of the new Judy Garland biopic, about their mutual devotion for the gay icon. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate.

Duration:00:27:55

John Cameron Mitchell: The Legacy of Hedwig and the Angry Inch

7/2/2019
"It was a great privilege to be gay, otherwise I'd probably be very boring and unhappy and unexamined." John Cameron Mitchell talks about the evolving legacy of Hedwig And The Angry Inch, why Hedwig is not a trans character, and how growing up queer teaches you empathy. "Empathy comes from being an outsider." LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine.

Duration:00:49:22

Welcome Message

5/21/2019
Welcome to LGBTQ&A. On this podcast feed you can find over one hundred episodes of LGBTQ&A featuring interviews with Roxane Gay, Cameron Esposito, and Trixie Mattel. For all new episodes of this show head to LuminaryPodcasts.com or download the Luminary app — there’ll be a new episode published there every week.

Duration:00:00:27

Ryan O'Connell: A Big Yes to Sex Work

5/14/2019
Ryan O'Connell says he didn't come out of "the disability closet" until he was 28. He talks about life as a queer person with Cerebral Palsy, why people shouldn't be afraid to talk about sex work, and his new Netflix show, Special. LGBTQ&A is hosted/created by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine.

Duration:00:38:14

Amiyah Scott: Hollywood's New Leading Lady

5/7/2019
Amiyah Scott talks about discovering the ballroom scene in Atlanta after Hurricane Katrina forced her to leave New Orleans. "Balls were created to not only be a safe space, but to celebrate the community. We weren't being celebrated, so we decided to celebrate ourselves." Amiyah also talks about the challenges of playing a trans character on the TV show, Star, who is going through so many of the same things she's gone through in life. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The...

Duration:00:41:03

Roxane Gay: How to Write About Love

4/30/2019
Roxane Gay talks about why it's so difficult to write about love and says that when it comes to writing about her own relationships, she doesn't do it. She prefers to keep "the best parts" of her life private. She also talks about being a "soft butch", her place in the queer canon, and her top-secret Channing Tatum project. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine.

Duration:00:49:53

Pete Buttigieg: The Big Gay Interview

4/23/2019
Pete Buttigieg takes a break from the campaign trail to talk with Jeffrey Masters about his history-making candidacy, serving in the Navy under Don't Ask, Don't Tell, fighting climate change, and the most millennial thing ever: meeting his husband on a dating app.

Duration:00:22:08

The Future: Pete Buttigieg, Roxane Gay, and You 😎

4/19/2019
A quick message to say that we're moving to Luminary, a brand new podcast platform! We'll be joining show creators like Malcolm Gladwell, Guy Raz, Hannibal Buress, Lena Dunham, and John Cameron Mitchell to create exclusive content. Plus a new show produced by Jeffrey Masters and hosted by The Advocate's Editor-in-Chief, Zach Stafford! Click here to learn more. Never miss an update! Sign up for our (short!) newsletter at www.LGBTQpodcast.com LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and is part of...

Duration:00:02:20

Don Bachardy: To Christopher Isherwood, With Love

4/16/2019
Don Bachardy talks about his relationship with Christopher Isherwood, his brother who dated Christopher before him, meeting Rock Hudson, and living in Evelyn Hooker's guest house. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and is part of The Advocate Magazine. Never miss an update! Sign up for our (short!) newsletter at www.LGBTQpodcast.com

Duration:00:31:47

Jasika Nicole: Queer + Biracial in Hollywood

4/9/2019
Jasika Nicole (Scandal, Fringe, The Good Doctor) talks about her experience as a queer, biracial actress working in Hollywood. She shares about how its colored her casting, patterns she sees, and bonus: talks about meeting queer women on Myspace. Never miss an update! Sign up for our (short!) newsletter at www.LGBTQpodcast.com LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and is part of The Advocate Magazine.

Duration:00:44:52