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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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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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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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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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Friends and Monsters

Friends and Monsters

 
 
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In Episode 31, the Core Four chop it up about what to do when you realize your friends and favs might be problematic. We discuss Honey Davenport’s exit at The Monster, authentic self-care, emotional labor, and Bette Midler wins Bloop of the Week. Cheers to an NYC Icon In celebration of LGBTQ History Month, we […]

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Monster Bar Owner Shuns Accountability: “this is a campaign to smear and assassinate character”

In an exclusive interview with Monster Bar’s owner Charlie Rice, New Now Next releases some very interesting and upsetting information. In case you hadn’t heard, over the weekend, national treasure and drag queen extraordinaire Honey Davenport cancelled her performance at the iconic venue in light of racist conversations that had previously unfolded over the promotion […]

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