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  • Episode 45 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 45. MEET PENNYWILD: DJ, CHOREOGRAPHER, AND MUSICAL THEATER NERD! 00:00 / 01:04 Tags #Pennywild #MusicalTheatre #DJ #Pride #Rent #TheArtistsWay #DrewDroege #Jealousy #Dancer Share Tommy and Ben interview PENNYWILD: queer DJ, choreographer, digital marketing producer, and self-proclaimed musical theater nerd! She talks about turning jealousy into inspiration and finding her true self in the entertainment world. In the Generation Gap, Penny and the Guncles dig down the musical theater rabbit hole... but only one of them comes out killing it. Penny highlights RENT as her Moment in Culture. MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ PennyWild on Instagram and Twitter Pennywild.com Article on Billboard – Pennywild Is the Queer DJ Looking to Bring LGBTQ Culture to Mainstream Dance ​ The Artist’s Way NY Times article on The Artist’s Way by Julie Campbell The Hirschfeld Century: Find the “Ninas” New York Historical Society Al Hersfiled article, Drawings by Al Hersfiled

  • Episode 20 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 20. SISTERS TELL ALL, PART 1: TOMMY 00:00 / 01:04 Ben interviews Tommy’s sisters, Tori and Ann, to get the scoop on what it was like growing up with Tommy. We hear about the infamous “letter” where Tommy came out to his family, his parents’ attempts to shield him from homosexuality, and some darker moments in Tommy’s life. Tags #SexAddiction #Sex #Addiction #Family #ComingOut Share MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ “The Thanksgiving Play” by Larisa FastHorse (starring Tommy!) Tickets here. Streaming online from Nov 19-22, 2020. Addiction Resources: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) 24/7 hotline Extensive list of 12 step recovery groups Sex Love Addicts Anonymous Sex Addicts Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous Anorexia and Bulimia Anonymous

  • Episode 2 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 2. DMs, RADICAL FAERIES, AND BURYING THE HATCHET 00:00 / 01:04 Tags #radicalfaeries #boundaries #relationships #DMs #socialmedia #forgiveness Share Ben gets a lesson about the Radical Faeries. Tommy gets a lesson about DMs. Both uncles explore ways to forgive and move on. MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ A Moment of Culture – Tyler French ​"I am a multidisciplinary artist and organizer with a commitment to integrating arts and cultural activities into all aspects of our lives." – TylerFrench.com Ptown July 25, 2018 – a poem by Tyler French Howard Ashman Our Episode 2 Guncle of the Week is Howard Ashman! 🎶 A huge thank you to Danny Segura for presenting this week's GOTW segment. Listen now on all major platforms... and don’t forget to follow Danny Segura — he’s working on a solo show about Howard Ashman! ​ Read more here: Part of His World: Howard Ashman Official Website Inside the Tragedy and Triumph of Disney Genius Howard Ashman by Joanna Robinson – Vanity Fair

  • Episode 36 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 36. GAYS OVER COVID AND DIY DECORATING 00:00 / 01:04 Tags #GayThePrayAway #StorméDeLarvarie #Gaysovercovid #COVID #Calloutculture #Vigilantism #Socialmedia #Decorating #Games #Stonewall #Dragking One listener asks about a vigilante Instagram account called “Gays Over COVID” that outs gays for partying amidst the pandemic… What do The Guncles think about this social media call-out culture phenomenon aimed at gay men? Another listener working from home seeks advice on how to spruce up her apartment on a budget. Tommy and Ben battle in a game themed Generation Gap. Gauntie Of The Week is drag king Stormé DeLarvarie, who redefined women’s fashion, ignited the Stonewall riots, and patrolled the streets of downtown Manhattan into her 80’s protecting the LGBTQ+ community like a queer superhero. Share MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Homohistory.com – A tribute to Stormé DeLarvarie Vimeo – Interview about Stormé DeLarvarie with excerpts of her singing New York Times Obituary – Stormé DeLarvarie

  • Episode 25 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 25. RELATIONSHIP REGRETS AND HOMO-NO-PHOBIA 00:00 / 01:04 Tags #Fairytales #HateCrimes #Prejudice #Regrets #Homophobia #Weed #Neighbors #Drag #Exes #Mexico #MomentOfCulture Share The Guncles share past relationship regrets… Was Ben too pushy? Was Tommy not pushy enough? One listener seeks advice on how to break it to her neighbors that their weed smoking bothers her. Another listener asks a tricky question, “Who is subject to more prejudice, gay men or lesbians?” What does a drag party, the number 41, and the son-in-law of a Mexican dictator have in common? Our “Moment of Culture” reveals that on November 17, 1901, police raided a private house party in Mexico City. What they uncovered would scandalize the city and realign notions of sexuality, gender and class in Mexico for generations. MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ Places to anonymously report acts of prejudice and violence 24/7 Anti Violence Project Hotline : 1-212-714-1141 Website: Anti-Violence Project Website: LGBT National Help Center and Hotline: 1-888-843-4564 National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743 FORGE – serves transgender and gender nonconforming survivors of domestic and sexual violence and provides referrals to local counselors National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673 – Can also refer you to a local rape crisis center Website: The Network La Red – serves LGBTQ, poly, and kink/BDSM survivors of abuse. Bilingual hotline: 1-617-742-4911 INFO ABOUT CRIMES AND PREJUDICE AGAINST LGBTQ+ PEOPLE Article: Definitions: Homophobia, Heterosexism, and Sexual Prejudice Article: Predictors of Attitudes Toward Gay Men and Lesbian Women in 23 Countries FBI statistics on LGBTQ hate crimes: Sexuality Website: National Advocacy of Anti-Violence Programs Moment of Culture History.com: 41 Has a Secret Meaning in Mexico, Thanks to a Queer Underground Ball Film trailer: El Baile de los 41 Americas Quarterly: The Queer Dance Party That Changed Mexico

  • Episode 29 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 29. TOMMY'S BIGGEST CHALLENGE, PART 1: THE ACCIDENT 00:00 / 01:04 Tommy shares the single biggest challenge he’s ever faced. WARNING : This episode contains graphic descriptions of a traumatic accident involving injury and death. Tags #Accidents #Guilt #Challenges #Death #RoadTrip #Sorrow #Friends #Grief Share MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ Accidental Impacts : Coping with causing a serious accident. A site for information, support, and healing.

  • Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Advice, antics, tender moments, and tough love. Join gay uncle Ben Palacios and his gay uncle, Tom Truss, in their hit new podcast about relationships and queer culture. 46. LISTENERS TALK PRIDE 00:00 / 01:04 Tags #Pride #Acceptance #Pansexual #Nonbinary #Community #Queer #Parade #Family #Connection #Lesbian #Gay #Bisexual In honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month we asked listeners to answer the question, “What does pride mean to you?” Share RECENT EPISODES 45. Meet PENNYWILD: DJ, Choreographer, and Musical Theater NERD! Tommy and Ben interview PENNYWILD: queer DJ, choreographer, digital marketing producer, and self-proclaimed... 44. SELF-WORTH The Guncles answer an email from a listener with 5 questions that all revolve around self-worth. This Generation Gap highlights LGBTQ luminaries from Ben and Tommy’s respective generations. 43. COMEDIAN DREW DROEGE, PART 2: "IT'S ON GAY EXECUTIVES" Drew Droege is an actor, writer, and comedian from Heathers, Search Party, Bob’s Burgers, and Drunk History, and... LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE

  • Episode 16 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 16. IT'S NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY!!! 00:00 / 01:04 Tags #ComingOut #LGBTQHistoryMonth #GavinCreel #BenPatrickJohnson #PFLAG #Catholic #Religion #FallinginLove #AIDS Share Thirteen coming out stories from all ages and sexual orientations. From highly public individuals like Gavin Creel and Ben Patrick Johnson, to anonymous individuals who would be persecuted for coming out. These stories are beautiful, heartbreaking, shocking, and inspiring. ​ If you or someone you know is struggling with coming out, we’ve included some helpful resources below. Coming Out Resources www.lgbt.foundation/comingout ​ www.thetrevorproject.org/trvr_support_center/coming-out/ ​ LGBT National ​Hotline 888-843-4564

  • Episode 46 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode 46. LISTENERS TALK PRIDE 00:00 / 01:04 Tags #Pride #Acceptance #Pansexual #Nonbinary #Community #Queer #Parade #Family #Connection #Lesbian #Gay #Bisexual In honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month we asked listeners to answer the question, “What does pride mean to you?” Share

  • Episode 32 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 32. "HIS STEPMOM BLOCKED ME ON FACEBOOK..." 00:00 / 01:04 Tags #PussyLicker #NonviolentCommunication #Parents #WomenOfColor #Race #CisgenderedWhiteMen #Nutmeg #GivingHead #Boundaries #Sex #Dealbreakers #Jacqui #KahlidAbdelHadi #My.Kali Jacqui joins The Guncles to share our survey results and announce the winner… with a special surprise! One listener needs advice on how to meet her boyfriend’s Trump-loving dad and the stepmom (who blocked her on Facebook). Another listener wonders what to do when her sexual needs directly clash with her partner’s boundaries. Guncle of the Week is Khalid Abdel-Hadi, founder of Jordan’s first LGBTQ+ online magazine. Share MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Vice: How Kahlid Abdel-Hadi started Jordan’s first LGBTQ magazine My.Kali magazine Shakti Gawain all the ways to wash dishes Nonviolent Communication website Video and books about Marshall Rosenburg, the creator of Non-Violent Communication