On this episode, we're celebrating our birthdays with a discussion about time: how our queerness has evolved over time, and how cultural expectations distort our experiences of time. And we discuss the idea of "queer time," a way of walking through the world on our own time clock. If you've ever felt like you were … Continue reading Queers are the Masters of Time
A bonus episode, with more stories about our queer first times. In this episode, we talk about hiding our queerness, accepting it, and the first time we found real queer joy. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0dBFLO4jm3aKiEb14VMLr0
On this episode, we're talking about our queer first times. First gay bar, first queer friends, first sexual encounter and more! https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ZKPhzpFPornQV511Zxwhy
This episode of the podcast explores the search for love and sex during a global pandemic. We also talk about the unforeseen impacts of isolation and social distancing on queer folks. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0pSY9pfRmmGNCcUydryHvE
This week, we discuss heteronormativity: what it means, how it affects us, and why it's something queer people work against. Plus, we invite our trans male listeners to submit their stories and ideas for a series on the trans male experience. Let us know what you think of this week’s episode on Facebook, Twitter, email or our call-in line … Continue reading Heteronormativity
This week, David Easaw officially joins Bearded Fruit! In the first episode of the Easaw Era, we dig into all the ways guys are "problemathicc" online -- particularly in ways surrounding our bodies. Let us know what you think of this week’s episode on Facebook, Twitter, email or our call-in line 860-785-0633.
This week, we dig into the how and why of sexual connection in gay male culture. How central is hooking up to being gay? Can you de-center sexual connection in gay culture without being sex-negative? Is it just "guys being guys?" or are we just doing "gay" wrong? Download the transcript for "Am I Doing … Continue reading Am I Doing “Gay” Wrong?
Racial justice is an LGBTQ issue. There’s simply no way around this. Racial justice is an LGBTQ issue. This weekend, the unavoidable news story was Charlottesville, Virginia, and the violence that broke out around a white supremacist rally called "Unite the Right.” The rally was organized by white supremacists to protest the city of Charlottesville’s … Continue reading Racial Justice is an LGBTQ Issue
This week we're talking about Charlottesville and the violence surrounding the white supremacist rally "Unite the Right." This week, we're talking directly to the white folks about why racial justice is an LGBTQ issue. To act: * Join Safety Pin Box (www.safetypinbox.com/) , a monthly subscription box for white people striving to be allies in … Continue reading Episode: Racial Justice is an LGBTQ Issue
Well, we haven't quite snatched it, yet. But we might. Bearded Fruit is nominated for "Best LGBTQ Podcast" in the 12th Annual People's Choice Podcast Awards! This is our second year being nominated for this award, and we're just as stoked as we were last year. Thanks People's Choice Podcast Awards for including us, and thanks … Continue reading “Bearded Fruit” is snatching trophies!