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Episode 1 - Queer Hair and Being Camp

Radio XaddySep 16, 2020

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Episode 35 - Gay robots and Tove Jansson (The Moomins)

Episode 35 - Gay robots and Tove Jansson (The Moomins)

This week Hannah explores queer coded robot characters in film, and Daisy tells us about the amazing life of the lesbian Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins!
May 01, 202258:34
Episode 34 - The LESBIAN Tide

Episode 34 - The LESBIAN Tide

In this episode Hannah speaks to the extremely talented Kate Marks about the history of the Lesbian Tide magazine!
Apr 01, 202255:11
Episode 33 - Molly houses and Queer Taxidermy

Episode 33 - Molly houses and Queer Taxidermy

This week Daisy teaches us about the history and the importance of the Molly House for queer people, and Hannah explores whether taxidermy can be considered a queer art form?
Mar 01, 202201:05:05
Episode 32 - Protest badges and cartoon characters

Episode 32 - Protest badges and cartoon characters

This week Hannah tells us about the history of protest badges and the changing landscape of queer badges, and Daisy tells us about queerness in cartoons for both children and adults! Sources for badges: The Long-Lasting Legacy Of Lesbian Button Badges - Eleanor Medhurst  The History of Protest Buttons - Busy Beaver Net LGBTQ badges in the British Museum - Philip Attwood How the Nazi Regime's Pink Triangle Symbol Was Repurposed for LGBTQ Pride - Olivia B. Waxman Badges, Pins, Buttons - LGBT Cultural Heritage The Politics & Protest Badge Collection - Patricia Nistor Paud's Pins – a queer history project Sources for cartoons:  The unstoppable queering of TV cartoons - V.S. Wells Bugs, as a Lady Bunny, Was America’s First Drag Superstar! Watch - TREY SPEEGLE Queer Images: A History of Gay and Lesbian Film in America - Griffin Benshoff ‘Steven Universe’: 5 Ways This Kids Show Was Queer Before Its Lesbian Kiss - Caroline Cao THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF QUEER CHARACTERS IN CARTOON SHOWS After Decades In The Background, Queer Characters Step To The Front In Kids' Media - VICTORIA WHITLEY-BERRY The evolution of queer characters in children's animation - Chris Snyder and Kyle Desiderio LGBTQ+ CARTOON CHARACTERS ARE VITAL FOR TODAY’S QUEER YOUTH - Joshua Mackey
Feb 01, 202201:00:50
Episode 31: The big Qs Round of 2021

Episode 31: The big Qs Round of 2021

UPDATE! Full episode now updated! Thank you to everyone who listened to the dodgy mobile recording we uploaded on New Years Day! Daisy and Hannah have now recorded a full length Qs round episode to round up the year 2021 in queer news!
Jan 01, 202258:44
Episode 30 - Section 28 and homosexuality in the bible

Episode 30 - Section 28 and homosexuality in the bible

Episode 30! This is quite a milestone for our little podcast and so in this episode Daisy tells us about Section 28 and how it impacted so many queer people growing up, and essentially why we do this podcast at all. And Hannah talks about the Bible and the 6 passages on homosexuality and why they cannot be used to condemn homosexuality.
Dec 01, 202101:00:25
Episode 29 - Chemsex and Hattie Hosmer

Episode 29 - Chemsex and Hattie Hosmer

This week Hannah gives us a brief intro to chemsex, what it is and why it can be risky, and Daisy tells us about the life and loves of renowned sculptor (and notable larky lesbian) Harriet Hosmer.
Nov 01, 202149:55
Episode 28 - Agnes Török and queer joy as resilience

Episode 28 - Agnes Török and queer joy as resilience

This week Daisy and Hannah talk to Agnes Török about the importance of queer joy and queer joy as resilience. We hear about their book All The Days We Don't Revolt, available from their website at  https://agnestorok.org/
Oct 01, 202158:41
Episode 27 - The handkerchief code (aka flagging) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Episode 27 - The handkerchief code (aka flagging) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

this week daisy takes us on a journey to learn about the origins of the handkerchief code/flagging, and its modern iterations and Hannah talks about the queer legacy of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Sep 17, 202101:00:23
Episode 26 - Furry talk and the ancient Chinese art of male impersonation

Episode 26 - Furry talk and the ancient Chinese art of male impersonation

This week Hannah takes some time to actually read about and understand what furries are and what they do, and Daisy takes us in the way way back machine to talk about the history of male impersonation in China, starting with the first ever recorded example in ~600 AD!
Aug 26, 202101:07:04
Episode 25 - A deep dive into the world of male impersonators AKA drag kings!

Episode 25 - A deep dive into the world of male impersonators AKA drag kings!

This week Daisy takes on a full episode for a deep dive into the history of western male impersonation which has become known as drag kings today. There's a lot here but there some saved back for a whole other episode later too on drag in other parts of the world!
Aug 12, 202152:56
Episode 24 - Queering space, and the tangled affairs of the Bloomsbury Group

Episode 24 - Queering space, and the tangled affairs of the Bloomsbury Group

This week Daisy tells us about the notable gays in space and the important queer people in space right now, and Hannah tries to shed light on the tangled web of affairs in the Bloomsbury Group.  Sources: Dear Moon Project The illustration referenced is a piece called Relationships of The Bloomsbury Group by Rory Midhani Twisted Love Affairs of the “Lost Generation” of English Eccentrics Painting in circles and loving in triangles: the Bloomsbury Group’s queer ways of seeing What was the Bloomsbury group?
Jul 26, 202153:35
Episode 23 - The Gay Manifesto in the Wind in the Willows

Episode 23 - The Gay Manifesto in the Wind in the Willows

This week we discuss whether the Wind in the Willows is a secret gay manifesto of author Kenneth Grehame? Sources: https://www.ibtimes.co.uk/wind-willows-gay-manifesto-according-literary-expert-1657132 https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-wound-in-the-willows/ https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/28/making-wind-in-the-willows-kenneth-grahame-review https://www.sbs.com.au/topics/pride/fast-lane/article/2018/01/29/scholar-calls-wind-willows-gay-manifesto
Jul 12, 202141:33
Episode 22 - Gay Genes and Happy birthday Mr Turing

Episode 22 - Gay Genes and Happy birthday Mr Turing

This week Hannah discusses the history of research into the elusive "gay gene" and recent large studies, and Daisy pays tribute to the immensely interesting Alan Turing.    With special thanks to Research Assistant Jack Bestwick for his work on this episode. Sources on Genes: - Study of gay brothers may confirm X chromosome link to homosexuality (Science Mag) - No ‘gay gene’: Massive study homes in on genetic basis of human sexuality (Nature) - Largest study of gay brothers homes in on 'gay genes' (New Scientist) - Large-scale GWAS reveals insights into the genetic architecture of same-sex sexual behavior - Ganna et al (2019) - Male homosexuality: absence of linkage to microsatellite markers at Xq28 - Rice et al. (1999)  - Linkage between sexual orientation and chromosome Xq28 in males but not in females - Hu et al. (1995) - A linkage between DNA markers on the X chromosome and male sexual orientation - Hamer et al. (1993)  - Homosexual orientation in twins: A report on 61 pairs and three triplet sets - Frederick et al. (1993) Sources on Turing:  - Spartacus Education  - What Alan Turing £50 notes mean to the LGBT community (BBC) - How alan turing inspires me as a queer woman of color in tech (glad) - Overlooked No More: Alan Turing, Condemned Code Breaker and Computer Visionary (New York Times) - Alan Turing: The Enigma (Turing Org) - 8 things you didn’t know about Alan Turing (PBS)
Jun 28, 202101:02:15
Episode 21 - Queers in the garden and lesbian pirates!

Episode 21 - Queers in the garden and lesbian pirates!

This week Daisy gives us a rundown of queer connections to gardening and horticulture and Hannah tells the tale of the lesbian pirates Anne Bonny and Mary (Mark) Read.  Sources:  Queer Undergrowth - Joe Crowdy The Pansy Project The Disorder of Things - Julia Bell Queer Undergrowth: Weeds and Sexuality in the Architecture of the Garden - Joe Crowdy Queer growth: peace and refuge in the garden - Joe Crowdy Lesbian Pirates: Anne Bonny and Mary Read - Rictor Norton Daily Mail article by Amie Gordon If There’s a Man Among Ye: The Tale of Pirate Queens Anne Bonny and Mary Read - Karen Abbott
May 22, 202155:48
Episode 20 - Queer summer camp and the ancient Egyptian

Episode 20 - Queer summer camp and the ancient Egyptian

This week Hannah talks about the options for queer summer camping for kids and adults, and Daisy gives us a lesson on queer Egyptian legacies.  Hannah forgot to credit her sources in the episode so below is a list of articles used in her research:  These Two LGBTQ Sleep-away Camps Are Giving Queer People A Chance to Connect IRL - Trish Bendix 10 Best Summer Camps For LGBTQ Youth - Brave Trails LGBTQ Summer Camps 2020 List - Jessica Ann Vooris
May 02, 202150:37
Episode 19 - Rural queer legacy and the most bisexual animal

Episode 19 - Rural queer legacy and the most bisexual animal

This week Daisy introduces us to the role queer people play in rural settings and notable countryside queers, and Hannah talks about the world's most bisexual animal and why they are so iconic. 
Apr 18, 202158:23
Episode 18 - Rainbow Tamer Isaac Newton, and let's talk about Sex

Episode 18 - Rainbow Tamer Isaac Newton, and let's talk about Sex

This week Hannah discussed Differences in Sex Development (DSDs) and why there are not only two sexes, and Daisy divulges the queer historical and cultural significance of the rainbow. 
Apr 05, 202155:03
Episode 17 - Get on your bikes! Let's play and be gay

Episode 17 - Get on your bikes! Let's play and be gay

This week Daisy TG tells us about being the queer side of cycling and Hannah explores some queer themes in video games!
Mar 21, 202101:00:25
Episode 16 - Bury Your Gays, and are you a friend of Dorothy's?

Episode 16 - Bury Your Gays, and are you a friend of Dorothy's?

This week Hannah discusses a classic trope in stories about queer people and Daisy fills us in on the queer legacy of The Wizard of Oz! Referenced in the show: Hey Vasquez, have you ever been mistaken for a man? Bury Your Gays - TV Tropes Incorrect Wicked Quotes "Defying Gravity": Queer Conventions in the Musical "Wicked"
Mar 06, 202158:28
Episode 15 - Why queers turn to social media

Episode 15 - Why queers turn to social media

This week Daisy gives us her knowledge* on why the internet is so important for queer people coming of age, finding community, exploring who we are through social media. *The report was published in Jan 2021 - not Jan 2020 as accidentally stated. Check out the report yourself below! DIGITAL 2021: GLOBAL OVERVIEW REPORT
Feb 21, 202148:20
Episode 14 - Queer penguins, sea goddesses, pantos and LGBTQ at the poles

Episode 14 - Queer penguins, sea goddesses, pantos and LGBTQ at the poles

This week we have a special guest Julia Peck (@Juliafpeck) take us on her Bridging Binaries tour of the University of Cambridge's Polar Museum, where we learn about queer sea goddesses, gay penguin pair bonding, fabulous pantomimes and the first LGBT-friendly continent.
Feb 04, 202101:03:07
Episode 13 - Discrimination with AI and the history of pronouns in English

Episode 13 - Discrimination with AI and the history of pronouns in English

This week Daisy discusses how Artificial Intelligence is inherently biased against queer people and Hannah covers the history of pronouns in English and why "They" has always been used as a singular pronoun.   Things to watch! Amanda Montel - Where do gendered pronouns come from Jake Edwards - History of Pronouns  Janelle Monae Film - Dirty Machine
Jan 23, 202159:16
Episode 12 - Autism and being Queer and The Poetess Sappho

Episode 12 - Autism and being Queer and The Poetess Sappho

This week Hannah and Daisy explore the link between Autism Spectrum Disorder and being queer, and how the legacy of Sapho, The Poetess, lives on still after 2600 years.  Mentioned on  the show: https://mindout.org.uk/ https://aru.ac.uk/news/study-finds-transgender-non-binary-autism-link https://www.makingqueerhistory.com/articles/sappho https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/03/16/girl-interrupted
Jan 07, 202158:17
Episode 11 - Queer Political Clothing and Gengoroh Tagame's BDSM Manga

Episode 11 - Queer Political Clothing and Gengoroh Tagame's BDSM Manga

We finish up the year* with an episode exploring other kinds of queer coded clothing and the other works of My Brother's Husband author Gengoroh Tagame. *we end the year as two suitable broken humans, please be kind
Dec 24, 202052:43
Episode 10 - The Queer History of the Top Hat

Episode 10 - The Queer History of the Top Hat

This week we have a, slightly shorter than usual, special episode with historian Meg Roberts (@megeroberts) to learn about the queer history of the top hat! 
Dec 09, 202045:19
Episode 9 - Wild Queers and the Surrealist Sisters

Episode 9 - Wild Queers and the Surrealist Sisters

This week we talk about taking your queers out on a walk and why its good for them, and the incredible surrealist artists Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore.
Nov 26, 202054:31
Episode 8 - Queer Witchcraft and the Legendary Flâneur

Episode 8 - Queer Witchcraft and the Legendary Flâneur

This week we explore why queer people are drawn to wicca and witchcraft, and the  history of the dandy Flâneur and whether we can become one
Nov 13, 202058:06
Episode 7 - The Stonewall Uprising and Speaking Polari

Episode 7 - The Stonewall Uprising and Speaking Polari

This week Hannah talks about the Stonewall uprising and we learn some Polari with Daisy.  Putting on the Dish - a short film in polari
Nov 02, 202052:46
Episode 6 - Where to call home, and Marsha P Johnson

Episode 6 - Where to call home, and Marsha P Johnson

This week Daisy TG tells us about the most inclusive cities in the world and Hannah talks about the legacy of activist Marsha P Johnson.
Oct 15, 202057:32
Episode 5 - Queer Cryptids and Queer Beers

Episode 5 - Queer Cryptids and Queer Beers

This week Hannah talks about why cryptids are queer now and Daisy is drawn into the world of Queer Beer.
Sep 30, 202054:43
Episode 4 - Queer House Music and Two-Spirit People

Episode 4 - Queer House Music and Two-Spirit People

This week Daisy talks about the queer origins of house music and Hannah talks about the two-spirit traditions in Native American culture
Sep 18, 202001:01:36
Episode 3 - More Queer Myths and a Fear of Teenagers

Episode 3 - More Queer Myths and a Fear of Teenagers

This week we had some technical difficulties so recording quality is a little lower than usually but we still had things to say! This episode covers queer mythology in Hinduism and why we're all so scared of teenagers.
Sep 17, 202057:53
Episode 2 - Queer Pets and Greek Myths

Episode 2 - Queer Pets and Greek Myths

This week we look at why queer people love their pets to intensely and how queer themes are represented in Greek mythology!
Sep 16, 202059:01
Episode 1 - Queer Hair and Being Camp

Episode 1 - Queer Hair and Being Camp

This week Daisy and Hannah talk about why our queer hair is so important and what it means to be camp?  Jack Barbuscio ‘Camp and the Gay Sensibility’  Oscar Wilde ‘The Decay of Lying’  Susan Sontag ‘Notes on Camp’  Carmen Miranda: Behind the Tutti Fruitti Hat  Josephine Baker: The 1st Black Superstar 
Sep 16, 202001:08:35