On our May 19th, 2023 episode we talk to Bryan Cauwels, Tracie Cisneros, and Kaede Coronado-Acuna about the 2023 Fresno Rainbow Pride Parade and Festival. Then Chris and Kaylia go over the latest on Pride in Fresno, the Pride Night at the Chaffee Zoo, the LA Dodgers and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and more LGBTQ+ news across the country. Enjoy!
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59. The Bandage Man of Cannon Beach
The Cannon Beach and Seaside areas of Oregon’s coast are home to an unusual spirit – the Bandage Man. Part ghost, part mummy, part reanimated corpse, this creature is the central character of a local urban legend and serves as something of a local mascot. Join Matt for a discussion of this weirdly delightful story.
78. Are you there, God? It’s me, Margaret.
In this episode, Kaylia and Cynthia talk about the joys and dramas of puberty and growing up… going through it and then watching your own tween go through it. We discuss this classic book and film adaptation that hits all the right notes.
58. Gnomes and Ghosts
No, Matt is not going to turn this into a podcast on gnomes and other fairy folk…but there are more connections between fairies, gnomes, and ghosts than one might think. In this episode, Matt talks about a scary gnome that might be a demon, as well as a man who died and came back as a ghost that appears to resemble a gnome or brownie.
It’s A Queer Thang – May 5th, 2023
In this episode Chris and Kaylia talk to Paige Wilson (illustrator of My Cat Fred Wears A Skirt), Bobbie Jo Mendez (Need The Bucks Baseball Pride Night in LA), and Robin McGehee (Florida student walkout). Plus our segment on “What to read / What to watch,” a tease about our next episode, and some laughs along the way.
It’s A Queer Thang – April 2023 Episode 2
April 21st Episode of It’s A Queer Thang
Join us on this episode with our guests Katrina and Emilee, authors of My Cat Fred Wears A Skirt, Pastor Bill Knezovich of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Fresno, Lara from Out Loud Sports, and interviews from the abortion rally in Fresno by Planned Parenthood.
57. Mission La Purisima Concepcion, California
The ghost stories about the La Purisima Mission, what they include and what they surprisingly don’t, tell us a lot about how Californians think about their state’s past.
77. Women Talking
Kaylia and Chris talk about institutionalized abuse, power dynamics, and how this very evocative book and beautiful movie find a way to be optimistic in the face of some of the worst parts of humanity.
Trigger Warning for rape, sexual abuse, (against both children and adults) and domesitc violence etc.
56. The Ghosthroplogy Family Stories
In this special episode, Matt talks with his Good Lady Wife / Producer and their Daughter about the spooky and not-so-spooky happenings in their home… and beyond!
It’s A Queer Thang – April 2023 Episode 1
April 7th episode of It’s A Queer Thang: In this episode, we talk politics, books and movies, fun lgbtq vocabulary, and share the Transgender Day Of Visibility Rally in Fresno. Enjoy!