Is There Gay Stuff In It? is a Queer TV/MOVIE & Media Podcast, hosted by Connie Collingsworth and Kat Sigel. Each week we will do a deep dive on several topics involving LGBTQ+ media spanning over movies, television, web series, comics, gaming, etc. Listen here or follow us on the services below.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Season 02 Episode 06 The HIghwomen Album Review
Season 02 Episode 06 Content: Connie and Guest Co-Host Mark Brickey from Adventures in Design let you know their opinion of the new album from The Highwomen. They talk about the state of women in country radio and how Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby hope to start a movement of support and inclusion to spark more success for women in country music. They also discuss their own love of growing up in the 70’s and 80’s listening to classic country and honky tonk and how The Highwomen album feels like a tour guide for all genres and eras of country – the good stuff. BUt yes there’s also Gay Stuff In It! This album has a true Gay Country Song and we play a clip of that and the other standout tracks we love.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Season 02 Episode 05 How are We Gonna Make the Queers Cry?
Season 02 Episode 05 Content: Connie and Becca discuss recent Sad and Gay movies and tv. We deep dive on Tell It To the Bees with Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger and discover how the movie was altered from the book to make the Queers cry. Then we touch on My Days of Mercy with our lesbian hero Ellen Page and her pal Kate Mara. We ponder if love bloom between two women in the shadow of a Death Penalty Protest. Then we turn to the topic of our 7 year love affair with Netflix’s Orange is the New Black and how we coped with and caught feelings during the finale of the popular Queer Lady Prison show. We give quality time to Vauseman, Pennsatucky and Taystee.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Season 02 Episode 04 Gentleman Jack – I Know How to Please Girls
Season 02 Episode 04 Content: Connie and Becca are back after an unexpected delay. We highlight a show that really gives the gays what they want – HBO’s Gentleman Jack. We discuss our love for the HBO/BBC period drama about the Gender Non Conforming, possibly Non Binary Lesbian Anne Lister and her search to find a wife in 1800’s Halifax. We also talk about the series star Suranne Jones and how she’s is the perfect actress to play Lister on screen and also touch on the Anne Choma book that decodes Anne Lister’s secret diaries of her lesbian conquests and quest to marry a woman. So basically LOTS of LESBIAN this time.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Season 02 Episode 03 Hijinx and Shenanigans
Season 02 Episode 03 Content: This week Connie and Becca discuss Fuck, Marry, Kill with Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, and Emma Stone from the Favourite, Gay Conversion Therapy movies The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Boy Erased as well as Velvet Buzzsaw. We turn to TV for Netflix’s Derry Girls and fan out over Russian Doll with Natasha Lyonne. We finish out with Queer Media Conventions such as Clexacon, CarmillaCon and YouTube focused VidCon.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Season 02 Episode 02 I Got My Charisma Up!
Season 02 Episode 02 Content: This week Connie and Becca discuss Bec and her adventures with Female Companions in Fallout 4 and how Queer you can now make your gaming experience.We touch on the Golden Globes, Sandra Oh, Killing Eve, A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody and other Queer winners and losers from the Awards. Connie speaks on the cool factor of The Favourite and Olivia Colman. We also dive into YOU and Derry Girls on Netflix and our thoughts on lesbians, strong mothers and the shaving habits of 7 year old Becca.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Season 02 Episode 01 Hello NASA, Lesbians!
Season 02 Premiere Episode – Connie and Bec kick off Season 2 with a variety of Gay and Non-Gay talk. Subjects covered: NASA thinks an all female crew of Astronauts won’t have sex. Hello Lesbians! also Spotify Best of 2018 Lists, Guilty vs Non Guilty Pleasures in Pop Music, Demi Lovato, Demi Moore, Chloe Grace Moretz, Ariane Grande and her use of YouTubers in her Thank U Next video. We also touch on Connie’s Netflix recommendation of Atypical and how they portray families and Autism, and a breakdown of what we are still loving about American Horror Story and what we we think are the troubles with it currently.
Is There Gay stuff In It? Episode 18 – Season 01 Finale
Season 01 Finale – We’re Back!!! Connie and Bec give our 20Gayteen Roundup of what we liked this year and what we are looking forward to rounding out 20Gayteen, the Year of Our Lesbian Jesus. We discuss Disobediance, Lizzy Borden, Wynonna Earp, Twilight and Kristen Stewart, Love Simon, Janelle Monae and Hayley Kiyoko along with our other Queer Media favorites from this year and discuss the Season 02 and the future of the podcast.
Episode 17 BONUS CONTENT: POSE on FX Ep.07
Connie, Marsha and Brent discuss the goings on in Episode 07 of POSE: Topics covered in the penultimate episode of Season 1 include:
Fallout from drugs being sold out of the House of Evangelista and how that impacts the Family dynamic. We look in on Stan and Angel playing house and trying to navigate the idea of a “normal” dating relationship and inevitable breakup. Finally we do a deep dive into Elektra and the consequences of her decision to have gender reassignment surgery.
Is There Gay stuff In It? Episode 16
Does an actor have to be Queer to play a Queer Role? Connie and Bec discuss this question in relation to the CW casting Ruby Rose as Batwoman. Other topics include a Gay Role casting by Disney for the Jungle Cruise film as well as why Keira Knightley could and should have been bisexual in Pirates of the Caribbean. They also touch on reimagining classic Queer movies with other actors and Social Media bullying.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Episode 15
Connie talks Season 6 of Orange is the New Black with guest Bec. Topics include our love of Young Carol and her Big Dick Energy, Daddy and her game and how much we hate Madison. We also touch on our favorite show ship Piper and Alex and how Drugs and Lesbianism help pass the time in prison We share our sadness over the system not working for Taystee and Blanca when it comes to justice and immigration.
Episode 14 BONUS CONTENT: POSE on FX Ep.06
Connie, Marsha and Brent discuss the goings on in Episode 06 of POSE: We discuss the reality of the AIDS atmosphere across generations and the fallout surrounding Pray Tell’s breakdown as well as Patty and Angel having a summit over Stan’s behavior. We also touch on the realness we are getting from Indya Moore and the other Trans actors playing Trans roles.
Episode 13 BONUS CONTENT: POSE on FX Ep.05
Connie, Marsha and Brent discuss the goings on in Episode 05 of POSE: Mother’s Day is the main focus and we see how Elektra and Blanca met and revisit their relationship when Blanca’s Mother dies and also Stan’s secret is revealed.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Episode 12
Connie and guest Bec discuss everything from Wynonna Earp, the decline of the Walking Dead and how only lesbians can save it now also being Queer in the South and finding “your people” in the fandoms.
Episode 11 BONUS CONTENT: POSE on FX Ep.04
Connie, Marsha and Brent discuss Episode 04 of POSE. Topics include Elektra’s journey, Damon and Ricky’s heath scare, Candy and Angel’s pursuit of low grade realness and everything else that happened with the families.
Episode 10 BONUS CONTENT: POSE on FX Ep.03 Discussion
Connie, Marsha and Brent discuss Episode 03 of POSE on FX – Topics include different generations and HIV, 80’s VCR’s, Stan and Angel and Elektra and Daddy Dick. Oh also this was the Christmas episode so we touch on the “family Christmases” on POSE.
Episode 09 BONUS CONTENT: LGBT+ ANIME with Kat and Special guest Eli
This Bonus Content Episode features guest host Eli talking with Kat about LGBT+ content in Anime and Animation. Discussion includes a deep dive in Disney.
Episode 08 BONUS CONTENT: POSE on FX Ep.02 Discussion
Connie, Marsha and Brent discuss the FX TV show POSE. We talk about what happened and what we loved about Episode 02.
Episode 07 BONUS CONTENT: POSE on FX Discussion
Our first BONUS CONTENT episode where Connie, Marsha and Brent discuss the FX TV show POSE.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Episode 06
Discussions of Hannah Gadsby:Nanette on Netflix, differing opinions on the Supergirl Finale and a little bit of info about some upcoming Bonus Content.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Episode 05
Discussion of Oceans 8 and Sense8 and a bunch of fun off topic chatter.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Episode 04
Connie and Kat do their best with a slow Queer news week. Topics include our continued love for the Web Series Clairevoyant. Connie rants about Ellen and Kat breaks down The Last of Us video game and gives a Harley Quinn comic breakdown.
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Episode 03
Connie and Kat discuss Batwoman entering the Arrowverse and why that’s a bad idea. Clairevoyant Web Series feeling like classic TV to Connie as well as the Charmed Reboot and Jennifer Aniston playing gay!
Is There Gay Stuff In It? Episode 02
Topics include discussion of the Queer aspects of the streaming service Twitch, the Web Series RED, KindaTV’s Clairevoyant and we also touch base on Chyler Leigh breaking Twitter and Instagram, the song Girls and Bisexual Representation as well as an LGBTQ+ Comic called Paper Girls.
The introductory Is There Gay Stuff In It? Podcast.
We discuss why we wanted to Podcast and touch on what we are planning to discuss in the future. Episode 1 Topics: Supergirl, Black Lightning, Carmilla and Queer Comics.