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Commander in McChief

Commander in McChief

 
 
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2019 is off to a blazing start and leaving us gagged. You know we had to talk about the Commander in McChief serving McDonald’s at the White House. (Does that make it the White Castle?) This leads us into a discussion about wealth, decadence, and spending. Johnathan goes super-saiyan, Zach tucks for the first time, […]

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You Have Mail

You Have Mail

 
 
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We get our first listener mail and it’s a lot to unpack getting us into a discussion about tolerance and identity politics. Wicked casts the first black woman to play Glinda. Her name is Brittney Johnson. Know her. We discuss the tone-deafness of Ellen’s forgiveness of Kevin Hart. The border wall wins Bloop of the […]

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Holidazed and Confused

Holidazed and Confused

 
 
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2018 left us feeling dazed and confused. Hoodwinked. Run amok. So, let’s kiki and have some laughs. Johnathan makes off like a bandit, Jo Lee has bestie time, Carlos is a skinny legend with a tan, and Zach knows a seven-word chorus. We discuss some QPOC victories in nominations for the Golden Globes and Grammys, […]

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The Caucasity and the Hypocrisy

The Caucasity and the Hypocrisy

 
 
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Sometimes, you just got to get some stuff off your chest. Jo Lee (and Carlos!) record for All Stars 4, Johnathan gets ready to debut some films, and Zach is back with something to say. We vent about our frustrations with people who call themselves allies and don’t back it up with action. Grow the […]

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World AIDS Day 2018: HIV in the Asian-Pacific Islander Community

World AIDS Day 2018: HIV in the Asian-Pacific Islander Community

 
 
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Johnathan interviews Toan Nguyen for World Aids Day. Toan works in HIV prevention and education. They discuss the reach and history of HIV stigma and the unique impact on Asian-Pacific Islanders. Grow the Community If you believe in the work we are doing, invest in our success, become a Patron on Patreon! Thank you to all our Patrons. Subscribe to […]

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Reclaiming My Self-Care

Reclaiming My Self-Care

 
 
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The gang is back catching up about post-Midterm elections and have a roundtable chat about self-care. Carlos reaches Petty Level 9000, Jo Lee gets lit AF and Johnathan goes west. Our very own, United States Congress wins Bloop of the Week. The Tea We talk about the generosity of Pittsburgh’s Muslim community to the Tree […]

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Black, Gay, and Classical

Black, Gay, and Classical

 
 
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This week Johnathan interviews his old buddy Garrett McQueen, Bassoonist, Symphony Orchestra member, and host of “Music Through the Night” on American Public Media. You may remember Garrett from the Edugaytion podcast. Yup. It’s the same one. Grow the Community If you believe in the work we are doing, invest in our success, become a Patron […]

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Throwbacks and Face Cracks

Throwbacks and Face Cracks

 
 
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We take a look back at some of our favorite moments of from year one! Johnathan’s ready to set it off, Jo Lee wakes up and pays attention and Carlos is a BOSS.

We talk about the White House and trans erasure, “Yes on 3” in Massachusets, the hottest states of the midterm elections, and internalized racism on Dr. Phil. Megyn Kelly wins Bloop of the Week.

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Happy Birthday to Us!

Happy Birthday to Us!

 
 
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ddCarlos, Johnathan, and Jo Lee celebrate the first anniversary of This QPOC Life! Pedro joins us on the mic, just like Episode 1. Carlos gets a check-up, Jo Lee is on a journey, Pedro’s role-playing and Johnathan re-invents the narrative. We also debut This QPOC Theme-song! Next week, we’re going to share some of our […]

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Hey Xorje! Queer on the Borderline

Hey Xorje! Queer on the Borderline

 
 
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In Episode 32, the Core Four welcome our guest Xorje Olivares (@XorjeO & @HeyXorje). Xorje is a queer Mexican-American radio personality and columnist who hosts Affirmative Reaction on SiriusXM Progress, Channel 127. Carlos becomes an assassin in their spare time, Zach’s out of pills, Jo Lee is on #ThisFentyLife, and Johnathan sends Zach late-night messages.

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