Yesterqueer – A Comedic Exploration of Gays Gone By

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We talk (and laugh) about people, places, or things that have impacted the queer community.

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It's Caelan. This isn't a new episode of Yesterqueer, unfortunately, but it is a Youtube video! There's Caelan, there's magic, there's talking cats, and there's a whole lot of CGI. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJyB_g_Xp3k  

Anthony tells Caelan the history of lgbtq+ representation on Star Trek. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon: Jeff S, Jeff P, McKenzie G, Pierre C, Sara L. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us…

Caelan tells Anthony the history of condoms; (several historical tortoises were harmed in the making of this episode.) Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon: Jeff S, Jeff P, McKenzie G, Pierre C, Sara L. Please rate & review us…

Anthony tells Caelan the story of Mercedes de Acosta; poet, lady-lover. and Hollywood badass. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon: Jeff S, Jeff P, McKenzie G, Pierre C, Sara L. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google…

Caelan tells Anthony the story of Elagabalus; Roman Empress, heathen, and dictator of the dopest order! Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon: Jeff S, Jeff P, McKenzie G, Pierre C, Sara L. Please rate & review us on iTunes…

Caelan and Anthony talk about one of the most iconic and dope figure this podcast will ever see; Marsha P. Johnson. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon: Jeff S, Jeff P, McKenzie G, Pierre C, Sara L. Please rate…

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Caelan and Anthony join forces to tell the stories of the “mother and father of the gay and lesbian movement” in the United States; Frank Kameny and Barbara Gittings. Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon: Jeff S, Jeff P,…

Caelan fangirls over Josephine Baker, possibly the most amazing queer woman in all of history. Anthony (48:13) gets into the very queer (and kinda sad) life of Tchaikovsky (pronounced Dostoevsky). Special thanks to these patrons on Patreon: Jeff S, Jeff…

Caelan gets into the history of medieval trans woman (and nun-f*cker) Eleanor Rykener. Anthony (47:33) gets into the amazing and surprising history of Michael Dillon’s transition. Caelan had some weird audio glitch, so skip to Anthony’s part at 47:33 if…

Caelan gets into the history of gay homophobes, and their subsequent outings. Anthony (26:39) gets into The WW2 letters exchanged between two men in love. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us on Patreon or…

Caelan gets into the history of Hans Christian Anderson, writer of fairy tales such as The Little Mermaid. Anthony gets into history of queerness in Disney. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us on Patreon…

Anthony gets into the seedy homophobic past of a Delta airlines. Caelan (28:00) gets into the history of queer gods Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us on Patreon or check out our Shop! Follow…

Caelan gets into the history of Jim Egan, Canada's "first queer activist". Anthony (24:02) gets into the unbelievable story of America's Gay Bomb. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us on Patreon or check out…

Anthony covers the history of the word Queer. Caelan (25:14) gets into the history of Poppers, aka Amyl Nitrates. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us on Patreon or check out our Shop! Follow us…

Caelan gets into the history of Tom of Finland, you might not know his name but you know his art. Anthony (25:20) talks about Gladys Bentley; an American blues singer, pianist, and entertainer during the Harlem Renaissance. Please rate &…

Caelan gets into the history of Cock Rings and piercings. Anthony (20:00) covers the life and assassination of queer rights activist Harvey Milk. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us on Patreon or check out our Shop! Follow…

Caelan  talks about one of the first American queer groups - The Society for Human Rights. Anthony (30:50) covers queer representation in slash fiction, and reads a few stories. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us on…

Anthony covers the history of the group “Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners”, and Mark Ashton. Caelan (28:10) talks about a historic black feminist and queer politician - Barbara Jordan. (We'll be switching to biweekly episodes for a short while, but…

Caelan talks about famously queer serial killer Aileen Wuornos (Think ugly Charlize Theron). Anthony (36:10) covers the history of The Pink Triangle and other symbols from Nazi Germany. Please rate & review us on iTunes or Google Play. Support us on Patreon or…

Live from Medieval Times with Special guest stars Gay Dean The Hammer & Mr. Splinter.  Caelan gets into queers in the Medieval era. Anthony (31:30) talks about the history of the gay gene and evolution. Please rate & review us on iTunes or…

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