On the Mic – Outspoken LGBTQ Storytelling

ABOUT THIS PODCAST

Every month, people from all over Chicago gather at Sidetrack, one of the city’s longest-running gay bars, to hear stories told live by LGBTQ people. Now, we’re going back into the archives — 6 years of archives — to bring the stories to you.

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Stories about returning to the gay bars! Recorded LIVE at Sidetrack!  Stories by Ada Cheng, Richard Rodriguez, and Maria Kostas. Hosted by Kim L. Hunt & David Fink. Curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage Manager: Brad Balof,…

A Farewell to Our Zoom Era! Recorded LIVE... on Zoom! Stories by Janet Anne, Archy Jamjun, and Ray Christian. Hosted by Kim L. Hunt & David Fink. Curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage Manager: Brad Balof, Audio/Visual…

Stories celebrating Black History Month! Recorded LIVE at Sidetrack! (and on Zoom!) Stories by Darryl Heller, Kim L. Hunt, and Channyn Lynne Parker. Hosted by Art Johnston and Kim Hunt, curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage Manager:…

Stories about QUEER RAGE! Recorded LIVE at Sidetrack! Stories by Abby McEnany, Sonal Aggarwal, and PJ Gray. Hosted by Art Johnston and Kim Hunt, curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage Manager: Brad Balof, Story Collector: Ray Teresi,…

A sex episode! Recorded LIVE at Sidetrack! NSFW stories by Melvyna Gaynor, The Dutchman, and Buddy King. Hosted by Art Johnston and Kim Hunt, curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage Manager: Brad Balof, Story Collector: Ray Teresi,…

Stories from iconic Chicago queer history celebrating Outspoken's 6th anniversary! Recorded LIVE at Sidetrack! Stories by Tracy Baim, Jace Smith, and David Cerda. Hosted by Art Johnston and Kim Hunt, curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage Manager:…

Stories from differing intersections of queer identity... recorded LIVE at Sidetrack! Stories by Angelica Ross, Ashley Ray, and Ekeng Bassey.  Hosted by Art Johnston and Kim Hunt, curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage Manager: Brad Balof, Story Collector: Ray Teresi, Audio/Visual Tech: Bryan…

Welcome to the OutSpoken Pride special episode! This is a special interview of Tree, a longtime bartender at the Stonewall Inn, where he had just started working the night a very famous riot broke out in 1969... He's interviewed here…

Loud & proud stories, recorded LIVE at Sidetrack! Stories by Gearah Goldstein, Alexis Martinez, and Scott Whitehair.  Hosted by Art Johnston and Kim Hunt, curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage Manager: Brad Balof, Story Collector: Ray Teresi, Audio/Visual Tech: Bryan Smith, Podcast Producer &…

Stories by Eunji Kim, E. Patrick Johnson, & Elizabeth Gomez  Queer history featuring Lorena Borjas. More info at lorenaborjas.org  Hosted by Art Johnston and Kim Hunt  Curated by Archy Jamjun  Artistic Creator: David Fink  Stage Manager: Brad Balof  Story Collector: Ray…

Welcome to OutSpoken LGBTQ Storytelling! Stories recorded LIVE at Sidetrack in Chicago! Meet our hosts, Kim L. Hunt, Art Johnston, and Archy Jamjun! Hosted by Kim L. Hunt & David Fink. Curated by Archy Jamjun. Artistic Creator: David Fink, Stage…

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