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Do You Queer What I Queer?

Do you queer what I queer? Likely not- depending on what you're tuned in to- if you're tuned in at all. Join us on our Toronto-based podcast with hosts super dumb, super queer Elliott and Thom. #DYQWIQ serves as a platform for diverse voices of politics and human interest in the LGBTQ community to educate, entertain, and expand world-views of listeners. Sometimes heart-wrenching, sometimes ridiculous, always relevant, DYQWIQ fumbles through the messy world of identity politics as we broaden the collective perspective of the LGBTQ community

Jul 16, 2019

Special guest Gilad joins DYQWIQ to promote Jayu and the iAM program's Am I Wrong To Love?: a photography exhibition showcasing LGBTQI refugees. Gilad talks the inception of Jayu, his podcast The Hum, and the important intersection of art and activism. Elliott, Thom, and Gilad discuss how to be a straight ally. 

Jun 18, 2019

Special guest Olive joins DYQWIQ to discuss feminisms (plural!), the duty of fostering queerness, the power of community, and daily disruptions within oppressive structures. Thom celebrates Botswana’s decriminalization of homosexuality and Elliott discusses the epidemic of violence against trans women of colour in...

Nov 13, 2018

Whitney French joins Thom and Elliott this week to promote her anthology Black Writing Matters. Whitney gushes over the launch of her zine Are You Okay? and explains her writers group pedagogy. Our trio ponders the politics of protesting, as Whitney opens up about growing up queer in small town Ontario, speaking at the...

Nov 6, 2018

Thom and Elliott debrief about The Munk Debates protests, and Thom opens up about coping with anxiety. Special guest Chris Tsujiuchi joins DYQWIQ to promote A Very Chris-terical Christmas Cabaret. Chris talks about coming out at a young age, falling in love, and dealing with representation as an Asian performer.

Oct 16, 2018

Special guest Kate joins Thom and Elliott to discuss her brave decision to come out, bisexual visibility, life in the Anglican Church, her experience protesting the Pegida March, and her spooky upcoming project "Ghost Light Anthology".