It's a Gay Riot!


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Happy Pride, y'all!

It's the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which were just shy of a month before Amelia was born! COINCIDENCE?

To celebrate that bit of LGBTQ history, we'd like to share some of our own history, with our good friend The Fabulous Steve! Steve lived it up in the 1970s and 1980s, and we recorded hours and hours of conversation with him. (Much of it will be featured in future episodes.)

The early years of the AIDS crisis, back when nobody really knew what was going on. The lack of appeal of safe sex. (We're just being honest!) And a quick aside from Amelia about dental dams!

Life in the Castro. The riot following Dan white's whopping seven-year sentence for the murders of Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. The first gay bar with windows. Getting arrested for being "too gay." How fabulous Janet Mock is.

The glory days of gayborhoods. Amelia's cousin has dirt on the rich and famous. When all those gorgeous actors from the Golden Age of Hollywood were just waiting for the right girl. Steve loves Lily Tomlin for The Celluloid Closet.

A huge scandalous bronze statue that still fascinates Pitney. The desire for separate spaces and the right to avoid bachelorette parties wherever you are.

Grindr vs the efficiency of "the back room." The guy carrying the five gallon bucket of lube, and the other guy carrying the garbage bag of motor oil. Your kink cannot compare.

Promo: FriGay the 13th (Want to swap show promos? Email us!)

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Who the heck are Pitney and Amelia? A gay guy and his fat friend talking about everything! We've got over 30 years of stories to share about stuff we love, stuff that annoys us, people we've known, places we've been, and things we've seen. Geeky, silly, and always opinionated. NAMES ARE CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY!

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New episodes every other Friday. Recorded close enough to Austin, Texas to help with their weirdness factor.

LGBTQ | Comedy | Pop Culture | Nerd Culture | Horror | Spirituality

112 episodes