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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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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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Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Creative Extremist

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birmingham Mugshot

The Reality of Nonviolence Today, I encourage everyone to read Martin Luther King, Jr.’s letter from a Birmingham, Alabama jail in 1963. In it, MLK, Jr. discusses the idea of “creative extremism.” (Read it here.) Most people I encounter who laud nonviolent action miscomprehend its realities. The picture is one of peaceful protests. A picture […]

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Feeling the Final Fantasy

Listen to episode 10 of This QPOC Life, Feeling the Final Fantasy.

Feeling the Final Fantasy

 
 
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It’s our first Queer Gamer episode on This QPOC Life! We’re focusing on a series that is near and dear to each one of us: Final Fantasy. From fiction to fashion, Final Fantasy has served us some imaginative realness through the decades. What better way to honor the 30 year old series than to gush […]

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