April 28, 2022
Pirates are so bisexual, we’re officially proposing renaming them birates. We talk about all the wonderful gay, bi, and poly things that go down on the Island of Tortuga, the historical gender-bending bisexual female pirates that formed a throuple with John “Calico Jack” Rackham, butt pirates, matelotage, Our Flag Means Death, and the terrifying reality of modern-day pirates (and what that has in common with gay stereotypes).
We were nominated for a Cybersocket Award! Vote for us at cybersocketawards.com (NSFW)!
In this episode: News- 4:07 || Main Topic (Pirates)- 16:36 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:10:46
Our next quarterly Patreon Happy Hour is on May 4th at 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern, and Gaytrons of any and all level are welcome to hang out with us! Join for just $2/mo. to get amazing benefits like this and to support independent LGBTQ content! Check out www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast for all the deets.
April 14, 2022
This is the episode that gets us formally kicked out of the Catholic Church. For the last live show of our mini tour, we bring the foreskin to Seattle! We talk about a lot of topics, but the only ones you’ll remember are face cream and Jesus’ foreskin.
In this episode: News- 6:49 || Main Topic (Foreskin)- 15:12 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:18:47
Starting next month, we're going to be doing short, monthly Momsplaining episodes for the $5+/mo Patreon members! Join at patreon.com/gayishpodcast, and be sure to leave us a voicemail with your questions for Ma Johnson at 585-542-9474 (standard rates apply).
April 7, 2022
For our 5th anniversary celebration, we talk about (and drink) blondes! We taste the Gayish blonde ale beer live, analyze the gay stereotype “Legally Blonde” hinged on, talk about the gay moment that got “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” author Anita Loos kicked off TV, and use research to answer whether blondes really are dumb. Our final live show is in Seattle THIS SUNDAY, April 10! Details at gayishpodcast.com/live.
Note about the audio: we had some technical difficulties, so the audio is a little rough for the first few minutes, but it gets better, we promise!
In this episode: News- 9:43 || Main Topic (Blondes)- 19:26 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:22:04
Check out the new bonus audio you’ll get at the $5/mo level at patreon.com/gayishpodcast. And leave us a voicemail with your questions for Ma Johnson at 585-542-9474 (standard rates apply).
March 31, 2022
Are the stereotypes of frat guys fair? Have fraternities been getting better for gay members? Is frat guy porn any good? What does Mike’s frattoo say? And how does Nick Jonas fit in? We talk about one of Kyle’s favorite topics, frat bros, live at the Treefort Music Festival in Boise, ID.
Remember to email audio or written entries for the theme song contest by Friday, April 1. Also, come see us live at our upcoming Portland or Seattle shows! Details at gayishpodcast.com/live.
In this episode: News- 7:09 || Main Topic (Frat Guys)- 18:30 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:32:43
On the bonus Patreon segment, we’ll take you behind the scenes just a few hours before our show to talk about the festival, prepping for the show, and some of the shitting things that happened in Boise. Support us and get cool benefits, like these bonus segments, by going to patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
March 24, 2022
Whatever consenting adults do behind closed doors is their own business… right? While we often hear this refrain to support gay issues, we test the boundaries of its truth by discussing the uncomfortable topic of incest. We cover worldwide societal norms; the Bible; the Westermarck Effect; the theory of Genetic Sexual Attraction; step-dad, step-son, and step-brother incest porn; consanguineous relationships; and, of course, the TV show Private Practice.
Remember to submit audio or written entries to our theme song contest by April 1, and check out our Pacific Northwest tour dates at gayishpodcast.com/live.
In this episode: News- 5:43 || Main Topic (Incest)- 24:50 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:33:07
On this very special bonus Patreon segment, it’s a family affair! We have Ma Johnson join for a ridiculous Momsplaining, and Kyle surprises Mike with the text messages Mike’s brothers sent when Kyle asked them, if they were gay, would they be attracted to Mike? Get all the info on benefits, including bonus segments and video, at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
If you want to do more reading on this week’s topic, here are some of the articles referenced in the show:
If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual violence, you can contact RAINN.org, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, for support at 800-656-4673, or visit their website for live chat.
March 17, 2022
“I would name drop, but I’ve already been in their DMs.” Sable Jones St. James, the reining Miss Gay Virginia United States At Large, joins us to talk everything pageant: pageant queens vs. drag queens, Southern drag, competing in the “big girl” division, the fourth wall of drag, RuPaul’s Drag Race’s affect on the drag world, and whether drag queens bang each other. Sable’s contact: IG @sablejones_stjames and Venmo @sablejonesusa.
Plus, we announce the Gayish theme music contest! Written or audio entries re-doing the theme song are due Friday, April 1. Be sure to check out our upcoming Pacific Northwest tour dates for Boise, Portland, and Seattle at gayishpodcast.com/live.
In this episode: News- 4:23 || Main Topic (Pageants)- 15:02 || Guest (Sable Jones St. James)- 22:03 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:06:55
On the bonus Patreon segment, Mike and Kyle dig into the problematic nature of Miss Gay America, starting with their tag line, “where boys are boys and female impersonation is an art!”Get additional segments each week and loads of our backlog content for $5/mo at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
March 3, 2022
Star Trek superfan, Klingon speaker, and host of the podcast Queersplaining Callie Wright joins us to nerd out with Mike. YES, there is a lot of Star Trek talk, but we also talk about the queer and trans experience, the importance of non-binary actors playing non-binary characters, and whether bad representation is actually bad. Oh, and gay horny space whales.
In this episode: News- 7:01 || Main Topic (Star Trek)- 24:26 || Guest (Callie Wright)- 32:02 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:20:17
On the bonus Patreon segment, Kyle reads his favorite gay Star Trek tweets to Mike and Callie, and Callie talks about learning to speak Klingon. Bonus content and lots of other great benefits available at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
February 24, 2022
Men’s makeup has made strides in availability and acceptability, but lip gloss is a perfect example of how, even in makeup, men’s products are expected to be practical, subtle, and, of course, not too feminine. We talk about stereotypes we’re ashamed to have and the rules we wish we could break.
In this episode: News- 4:17 || Main Topic (Lip Gloss)- 13:47 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:51
On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike shares the lip gloss drama of Kylie Jenner v. Trixie Mattel. Get bonus audio segments every week for $5/mo., plus lots of other perks, at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.