Near and Queer to My Heart

ABOUT THIS PODCAST

Getting to know the lives of amazing queer performers. Each episode we interview a different fabulous queer artist. Hosted by Amanda G.

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This episode we talk with actress, writer, director, and producer Chloe Burns! We delve into media representation of trauma survivors and queerness, how when COVID changed her life plans she pivoted to something amazing, and how to tell Kansas politicians…

What an honor it was to talk with Misti Gaither! Talk show host, singer, drag queen, and community activist Misti Gaither tells us about growing up Pentecostal, her love for karaoke, and finding her true home. We even make Misti…

Join us for our second international episode featuring podcast host and stand-up comedian Lauren Deborah! Lauren tells us about moving halfway across the world, running a comedy club, and the reason why she loved the show the OC so much!…

Our first international episode! We are joined by writer, actress, stand up comedian Maxine Grossman coming to us from Toronto! Maxine tells us how to speak in a Canadian accent, how stand up changed her life, and why she loves…

We talk with former pro wrestler and current comedian, fitness model, screenwriter, and actress Denise Winkelman! Denise tells us about her many different journeys - from being raised in northern, northern Minnesota to her pro wrestling days to working in…

In this episode we talk with actress, writer, and filmmaker Giovannie Espiritu about escaping a cult, making it in the business, and figuring out who you are!Connect with Giovannie:DykeCentral on AmazonHollywoodActorsWorkshop.comgiovannieespiritu.comConnect with Near and Queer to My Heart:Twitter @QueertoMyHeartInsta/FB @NearandQueertoMyHeartMerch:…

Our latest episode features pansexual performer Lisa Laureta. Lisa does it all! She does stand-up, voiceovers, animation, characters, and so much more. Lisa tells us about naked comedy (yes it is a thing and no it is not sexual!), her…

We are back with our newest episode featuring queer indie filmmaker and podcaster Bri Castellini. We talk with Bri about her upcoming move to Los Angeles, her journey to coming out as bi-sexual and asexual, and we somehow we land…

Our first ever crossover episode! We have joined forces with the Southern Queeries podcast to bring you one of their episodes. They are a podcast dedicated to LGBTQ+ stories in the South and are phenomenal! We are so excited to…

For our first episode of 2021 we bring you Nashville's finest audio engineer Mikayla Elias! Mikayla shares with us coming out as pansexual, how to talk to Republican relatives (if you must!) and creating your own community wherever you are!…

We had such a blast talking with stand-up comedian Sarah Kennedy! She tells us about squatting in a NYC apartment building, a dating app called Datch, and so much more! Sarah Kennedy has been featured on The Today Show, MTV…

We are so honored to have filmmaker, actress, writer, advocate and phenomenal human being Ella Lentini join us. Ella discusses queer representation in media, her coming out journey, making films in the time of COVID, and of course her cute…

The world lost an amazing soul when we lost Lisa Michaels and we are honored to have met her and spoken with her. Lisa was a comedian, storyteller, musician, singer, and overall amazing human being and we won't be the…

Join us as we speak with comic and writer Janet Quinonez. Based in LA, Janet tells us about the importance of Latinx and Bisexual representation, her coming out journey, how she stays sane during quarantine and so much more!We have…

Destiny meets podcast! The universe kept bringing artist Joan Cox into our orbit and we knew we had to interview her! Join us as Joan shares how she found her purpose as an artist, how she goes for her dreams,…

Join us as we talk to the amazing, fabulous Precious Ephemera about yoga, the magic of New Orleans, and so much more!Follow us on social mediaTwitter @QueertoMyHeartInsta/FB @NearandQueertoMyHeartMerch link: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/near-and-queer-to-my-heart?ref_id=14289 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/near-and-queer-to-my-heart. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/near-and-queer-to-my-heart. See acast.com/privacy…

Join us as we talk with Madison based stand-up comedian Dina Nina Martinez! She tells us about her path to her own spirituality, moving around the country and how she stays positive all the freaking time! Stick around after the…

This episode we talk with New Orleans musician Joy Clark! Joy tells us about a recent road trip, growing up with not one but two parents who are ministers and her dream of owning a horse! Stay tuned after the…

In this episode we talk with storyteller, musician and artist KD Burton! Join us as KD tells us about staying creative and healthy during quarantine, her love for New Orleans and her days in a college band! Stay tuned at…

Join us as we talk to New York based stand-up comedian Veronica Garza! We nerd out about the future of comedy, staying creative, and finding acceptance in the most unexpected places! Social Media with us! Twitter @QueertoMyHeart Insta/FB @NearandQueertoMyHeart Support…

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