By: Chelsea Blackmore
Closet Free Radio KZSC Santa Cruz 88.1 FM
On the air since 1975, Closet Free Radio is the longest running LGBT public affairs radio show. Its hosts, DJ Kai Dragon and Richard (Richard’s an archaeologist!!!), discuss the news and all things related to queer life. The program plays every Monday from 7-8:30pm as part of UC Santa Cruz’s KZSC radio station. You can link to it and live stream here: http://kzsc.org.
If you have never heard of the Washington Blade, its time you learned more. The Blade is the oldest LGBT newspaper in the United States and third largest by circulation. Located in Washington DC, the Blade is often described as one of the most influential newspapers for queer audiences, covering everything from the local to the global. You can find it online at:
This is a great podcast that came on the scene last year. The show’s hosts, Kathy Tu and Tobin Low, cover all kinds of topics, including LGBT news, coming out stories, relationships, health, and sex. They are super funny, super queer, and bffs. Check it out here:
Two Dope Queens
This podcast has me laughing until I hurt. Brooklyn based bad-asses, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, host a live comedy show. Along with their favorite comedians, these amazing women talk about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, tiny houses, and Billy Joel. And for the Star Trek geeks among us, two of their 2017 episodes included special guests Levar Burton and Wilson Cruz.