On this supersized episode of Bearded Fruit, we talk with LGBTQ writer, activist and icon Jeffrey Marsh. We talk about growing up in a small farming town in Pennsylvania. We wonder what Saturn thinks of us. And we get a healthy dose of the incredible kindness, love and generosity that makes Jeffrey Marsh an indelible … Continue reading BF220: Jeffrey Marsh
This week, we talk to disability awareness consultant and cripple content creator Andrew Gurza. Andrew's podcast "Disability After Dark" is an essential listen for anyone interested in queer podcasts, and we're thrilled to have him on Bearded Fruit to talk about his work. #disabilityafterdark #disaybled How to find Andrew Gurza: Website: http://www.andrewgurza.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/andrewgurza Patreon: … Continue reading BF219: Queerness and Disability with Andrew Gurza
This week, we use Barry Manilow's coming out announcement as a launching pad for a conversation about the politics and urgency of being out and visible. This week's episode kicks off with an excerpt from a speech by Harvey Milk. Let us know what you think of this week’s episode on Facebook, Twitter, email or … Continue reading BF218: Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are
The first "Bearded Fruit: Live!" was recorded live at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Downtown Hartford, Connecticut on February 17, 2017. For our first live show, we invited three really special people to join us: Mark Richards, the reigning Mr CT Bear; Shona Curtis, a queer photographer who’s stunning portrait exhibit “To Be Real” … Continue reading BF216: Bearded Fruit Live! – Identity as Activism
This week, new Bearded Fruit David Easaw returns! David and I share our story of visiting The Leather Man in NYC (and getting our first tastes of BDSM). And we talk about the intersections of kink and queerness. Article Link: https://complicatingqueertheory.wordpress.com/community/bdsm-communities-and-the-intersection-of-queerness/ Let us know what you think of this week’s episode on Facebook, Twitter, email or … Continue reading BF215: Kink and Queerness
This week, we welcome Kira Hayes to the podcast for a conversation about polyamory from a queer female perspective. We also discuss the challenges of shifting identities, the annoyance of waiters not knowing who to give the check to, and how to take your first steps into the world of polyamory -- if you think … Continue reading BF214: Living Polyamory with Kira Hayes
Our weekly “Ask a Dad” finds our resident dad, Cody, answering questions and doling out advice. Hi! Been a fan of the podcast for a while. I am a 23 year old living in the East SF Bay Area where it is much less gay than you would think. Although I was out to friends … Continue reading Ask a Dad: When does positive male attention become objectification?