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  • Episode 39 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 39. MEET SEX COACH, COURT VOX 00:00 / 01:04 Somatic sex educator Court Vox helps a listener find a deeper connection in sex. Ben opens up about his challenges with maintaining long-term sexual interest in a partner: “How do I want something I already have?” Tags # # # # # # # # # Sex SexCoach Top Bottom Consent Communication BDSM PSI Somatics Share ​ MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ Sex and Intimacy Coach – Court Vox website Osho – The Secret of Secrets Shibari Japanese Rope Bondage

  • Episode 38 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 38. "I ACCIDENTALLY FOUND HIS WILL..." 00:00 / 01:04 A listener has been providing extensive care for an elderly friend with Parkinson's, who has promised to include this listener in his will. This listener accidentally happened upon the will... read it… and discovered that he was not, in fact, included. What should he do? Later in the episode, Tommy invents a new game and The Guncles chat about Winnebagos and turkey basters. Tags # # # # # # # # # Elderly OldAge LongTermCare SanFrancisco Inheritance Chinook Betrayal Children Homeless Share

  • Episode 37 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 37. "HOW CAN I DEVELOP EMPATHETIC SONAR?" 00:00 / 01:04 Tags # # # # # # GauntieOfTheWeek MargaretChung Empathy EmpatheticSonar GuncleToGuncle WomensHistoryMonth Ben seeks advice from Tommy on ways to develop his ‘empathetic sonar.’ How does one practice reading the emotions and needs of those around them? Gauntie of the Week is trail-blazing doctor Margaret Chung, the first American-born Chinese female physician. Dr. Chung treated naval pilots and officers in WWII and helped establish WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service). She drank bootleg liquor, drove an electric blue sportscar, and dated actresses and lesbian poets. Share ​ MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ Gauntie of the Week: Dr. Margaret Chung ​ Dr. Margaret Chung mentioned in a National Park Service study of LGBTQ American history. https://www.nps.gov/subjects/lgbtqheritage/upload/lgbtqtheme-asianpacific.pdf (Page 11-9) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Chung

  • 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 ​ ​ ​ ​ – A tribute to Stormé DeLarvarie Homohistory.com – Interview about Stormé DeLarvarie with excerpts of her singing Vimeo – Stormé DeLarvarie New York Times Obituary

  • Episode 35 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 35. "GAY THE PRAY AWAY" WITH ERIKA ALLISON, CONVERSION THERAPY SURVIVOR 00:00 / 01:04 Author, mechanical engineer, interfaith minister and self proclaimed “hummingbird,” Erika Allison discusses her new book “Gay The Pray Away.” She talks about overcoming the trauma from conversion therapy and offers advice for LGBTQ+ people struggling with all forms of identity harm. Tags # # # # # # # # # GayThePrayAway ConversionTherapy Rainbow ErikaAllison Religion Christianity Guilt Shame Relationships Share ​ MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ RevErikaAllison.com “Gay The Pray Away” and book audiobook Rev. Erika Allison’s monthly ministry event: GaythePray.com Conversion Therapy Statistics The program that Erika followed enabling her to write Gay The Pray Away in 90 days The Author Incubator Cynthia Bourgeault The Wisdom Jesus Social: FB: reverikaallison IG: @reverikaallison IG: @gaytheprayawaybook IG: @gay.the.pray

  • Episode 34 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 34. "IT'S ABOUT TWO WOMEN FALLING IN LOVE..." 00:00 / 01:04 One listener tells a story about his young niece being crushed that she wasn’t old enough to watch a French film about two women falling in love… so he asks the Guncles for help finding family-friendly LGBTQ+ media to share with his niece. Survey winner Alice hops on the pod to play Workshop/Greenlight/Blacklist and present “Gauntie of the Week”: Greek poet and OG Lesbian, Sappho. Tags # # # # # # # # # Sappho WorkshopGreenlightBlacklist FamilyFriendlyLGBTQmedia SailorMoon LumberJanes BendItLikeBeckham AristotleAndDante AdventureTime LegendOfKorra Share ​ MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ Gauntie of the Week ~ Ode to Aphrodite Sappho poem ~ “10 of our favorite Sappho Lez quotes to get you through the week.” Gomag.com article ​ LGBTQ+ content for family and kids ~ List of best LGBTQ movies Parentmap.com ​ Ben and Tommy’s list ​ PG Sailor Moon ~ specifically season 3 ~ animated TV show and movie on Cartoon Network, filled with queer characters, many of them aliens Stephen Universe (2020, Netflix) ~ 4th grader collecting magical cards, there are romantic crush subplots, and the older brother has a boyfriend Cardcaptor Sakura (2020, HBOMax) Princess Bubblegum and Marceline the Vampire Queen have a compelling relationship and in one episode they even kiss on a battlefield Adventure Time: Distant Lands , animated short film ~ 4 min, two schoolboys fall in love, won a bunch of awards In A Heartbeat ~ Award Winning graphic novel Lumberjanes the sequel to the Avatar, The Last Airbender: She ends up walking into the sunset hand in hand with her best friend who is female. The Legend of Korra PG13 (Netflix - PG13) ~ TV show The Fosters (PG13) Love Simon (PG13) Bend it Like Beckham the movie musical (Netflix - PG13) ~ two lesbians going to their Prom Prom ~ a blended multi-racial family of a lesbian couple and their kids The Fosters ~ coming of age novel about two teenage boys. Dante and Aristotle Discover the Secrets of the Universe (R), no sex or nudity, difficult issues ~ A boy wants to be a girl and how his family hates that. Ma Vie En Rose graphic novel, by Alison Bechdel ~ about a young lesbian coming out, whose father turns out to be gay and is a mortician and gets hit by a car and dies. Fun Home the Musical Fun Home ~ 1994 Australian drag movie The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

  • Episode 33 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 33. "TALKING DRAG WITH 'GAY SPY' MICHAEL SELIGMAN" 00:00 / 01:04 Tags # # # # # # # # # # Drag DragRace FemaleImpersonator MobQueens PSBurnThisLetterPlease Mafia Hollywood BritneySpears RuPaul MichaelSeligman Michael Seligman writes and produces incredible content with a focus on drag, drag history and untold queer stories. His work includes Ru Paul’s Drag Race, the documentary P.S. Burn This Letter Please, and the hit podcast Mob Queens to name a few. Michael joins The Guncles to discuss his latest projects, play Generation Gap, and present Guncle of the Week: Rae Bourbon – drag pioneer born in 1892. Share ​ MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ ​ Trailer for Michael Seligman’s documentary: (now streaming on Discovery+) P.S. Burn This Letter Please Michael Seligman’s hit podcast: Mob Queens Michael Seligman Instagram ​ Guncle of the Week: Ray/Rae Bourbon website Recording of Rae Bourbon: Let me tell you about my operation

  • 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 all the ways to wash dishes Shakti Gawain website Nonviolent Communication about Marshall Rosenburg, the creator of Non-Violent Communication Video and books

  • Episode 31 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 31. NETWORKING, BAD TEXTERS, AND SEX WITH WOMEN 00:00 / 01:04 The Guncles answer a listener question about their sexual experience with women, and whether they feel they’re missing out as gay men. In “Guncle To Guncle” Tommy seeks advice on dealing with a “bad texter” and Ben seeks advice on career networking. Tags # # # # # # # # SexWithWomen Sex Networking Texting Patience KatherineLeeBates DatingApps Dates Share ​ MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE ​ ​ ​ Buzzfeed article on Katherine Lee Bates Deeper dive into Katherine Lee Bates by a Wellesley College Alumnae A collection of Katherine Lee Bates Poetry

  • Episode 30 | Ask Your Gay Uncle Podcast

    Previous Episode Previous Episode 30. TOMMY'S BIGGEST CHALLENGE, PART 2: THE AFTERMATH 00:00 / 01:04 Tommy shares the single biggest challenge he’s ever faced. 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. Additional music – Gemini Guitar