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Gay Today

Gay Today

By Sara Fell
Hosts Michael Fell and Sara Turner are sad. They're sad because they are two millennial queers who know nothing about queer history or culture. So they've set out to right that wrong be becoming the sexy gay history teachers they should have had in high school.
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Gay Today S2e4- "Special Guest Jayson Speters"
1/10/19- We love him so much, we brought him back again. It's the fantastic Jayson Speters! We're talking parents, and internalized homophobia. Dates and love. Come on in gaybies!
February 13, 2021
Gay Today S2e2- "Gay Disney Characters & Lesbian Erotica"
12/12/18- We talk about the "gay" Lefou in the horrible live action Beauty and the Beast and dip our little toes back into some new lesbian erotica. 
February 12, 2021
Gay Today S2e1- "Catching Up"
11/28/18- Michael and Sara catch up on all the gay stuff they've missed talking about since the end of Season 1. Gay films, gay activists, gay casting, we cover it all.
February 12, 2021
Gay Today s2e3- "Barbara Stanwyck & Playboy Forum"
12/17/18- We've had coffee and we're talking CHRISTMAS CAROLS. And then dive right into some actual topics. Like how complicated Playboy magazine is, and how incredible Barbara Stanwyck is. 
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e15- "Trans Activist Leslie Feinberg & Stonewall Inn"
6/21/17- It's PRIDE WEEK. We're talking plans, we're talking parties, we're talking unization, we're talking pseudonyms. Get with it!
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e14- "Questions From Our Listeners and Special Guest Addison Williams"
5/17/17- Michael's apartment is flooded, and Sara's had a day. So we're both real punchy for this one. We have our straight friend on to talk gay jokes and allyship. 
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e13- "Special Guests Codey Butler and Ben Rimalower"
4/17/17- Michael's boyfriend Codey stops by the 'studio' to chat. We host writer and star of the cabaret smash "Patty Issues" Ben Rimalower to talk all things Patti LuPone. 
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e12- "Lesbian Herstory Archives & Boys Beware PSA"
4/2/17- Back of the bus make-outs, brushing curly hair mistakes. Did you know you can hide a tampon in Sara's hair. Sara takes us to the Lesbian Herstory Archives and Michael talks about this hilarious old anti-gay PSAs of the 40s and 50s.
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e11- "Drag Kings & Gay Loneliness"
3/14/17- We talk snowpocalypses, Joe's Pub and more before diving into the history of drag kings, and the controversial HuffPo article about gay loneliness.
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e10- "Special Guest Max Vernon"
2/22/17- We touch on the enigma of Kristen Stewart before diving in with the fabulous Max Vernon, writer and composer of the fantastic new hit musical "The View Upstairs" 
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e9- "Hanky Code & Rosa Bonheur"
2/14/17- Acting lessons, bomber jackets, stomach flu. What does this ep NOT have? We talk about the gay hanky code, and famous lesbian artist Rosa Bonheur.
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e8- "Reviewing the Gayness of 2016"
1/17/17- 2016 was a remarkable year. But was it a GAY year? We'll talk about this hits and misses in this year-in-queerview episode.
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e7- "Lesbian Nuns & Milo Yiannopoulos"
12/10/16- Today's show finds us learning about the mysterious world of cloistered nuns who were "married to Christ" but secretly banging. And, globetrotting gay trash-person Milo Yiannopoulos.
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e6- "Special Guest Jayson Speters"
11/27/16- Michael and Sara are joined by their good friend Jayson who talks about his experience being raised Mormon, going to conversion therapy, and which clubs in NY are the best for gays.
February 11, 2021
Gay Today S1e5- "The Election"
11/15/16- Michael and Sara are joined by Casey and Jayson (Sara's roommates) to discuss the recent election of Donald Trump.
February 10, 2021
Gay Today S1e4- "Meet your Hosts"
10/29/16- This episode is a fireside chat, a get-to-know-you, a brief reprieve from the hussle and bussle. It has nothing to do with the fact that we didn't have time to bring in a topic, no. This was intentional. Enjoy!
February 10, 2021
Gay Today S1e3- "Ball Culture & Lesbian Erotica"
10/26/16- Today, we're exploring Ball Culture in the 80s, and Sara reads samples from a Lesbian-centric erotica novel she just....had...lying...around.
February 10, 2021
Gay Today S1e2- "Gay Slang & YouTube Lesbians"
9/20/16- We're going deep on some "slang" that was supposedly used at some point. We don't doubt it (us gays are a creative bunch), but we also aren't sure about it... ya know? And Sara breaks down the history of her favorite YouTube lesbian couple. There are many.
February 10, 2021
Gay Today S1e1- "Cross Dressing Women & Frank Ocean"
8/26/16- The pilot episode (you can tell because of the terrible audio quality) finds hosts Sara and Michael discussing the history of women dressing as men, and the career of queer rapper Frank Ocean.
February 9, 2021
Gay Today Podcast Sampler
10/10/16- A sampling of segments from Gay Today, hosted by Sara Turner and Michael Fell. The series features segments about queer history and culture that should have been taught in high school...but clearly weren't. Turner and Fell act as unhinged teachers, educating each other about the queer history they shamefully knew nothing about. 
February 9, 2021