Posts tagged All Things Gay
Posts tagged All Things Gay
In this final installment of All Thing Gay, Emily Cherin takes a moment to reflect on her time as host and all the wonderful, inspiring people she’s interviewed. You’ll also have a chance to listen to some of Emily’s favorite music tracks as a final farewell. Thanks for all the hard work and inspiration; the show will be greatly missed!
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And don’t forget to keep checking this Tumblr as we continue to archive past shows. Thanks for listening!
April 30, 2012
Hope Watt-Bucci is the president of the first annual North Shore Pride Parade, happening June 30th, 2012 in Salem, MA.
In this interview, Hope discusses the Parade, and it’s tagline: “Unity for our Community,” discrimination in the North Shore, and what to expect at the parade as well as other opportunities to get involved.
If you’d like to learn more, volunteer, learn about upcoming funraisers, including one featuring Rep. Barney Frank, or to donate to the cause, you can visit www.northshorepride.org.
April 9, 2012
Shannon Wentworth is the CEO of Sweet Lesbian Travel Agency, a travel agency dedicated to giving lesbians a wide range of volunteer opportunities to ‘give back’ to communities all over the world.
In this interview, Shannon discusses the creation of her travel agency, her experiences serving children in Africa, a guest’s very personal and profound transformation, and her coming out story.
To watch a fabulous video, listen to wonderful artists, and learn all there is to know about taking a Sweet trip, visit: http://discoversweet.com
April 2, 2012
Fay Jacobs is the Publisher and Managing Editor of A&M Books. Fay has contributed stories and columns to The Washington Post, The Advocate, and Curve Magazine and has won a countless awards for her books and humor columns. She’s recently released a new book, For Frying Out Loud, which is available for Nook and Kindle readers.
In this interview, Fay discusses her “Big, Gay, Jewish wedding,” her unusual reconnection with her high school prom date, and Rehoboth Beach Women’s Fest 2012, coming right up April 12-15th.
You can visit her website at http://fayjacobs.com.
March 19, 2012
Rev. Jamie Grace is the founder and creator of Wild Inspirational Gatherings (WIG), which seeks to empower gay adults with musical, non-secular services.
In this interview, Jamie speaks about the fabulousness that goes on within WIG services. He also discusses his drag impersonation, Trinity, as well as his unique experience living with fairies.
You can find Jamie on the WIG website: www.wigministries.org
You can find Trinity on her website www.telltrinity.com
January 23, 2012
Ann Thomas is a certified life coach and founder of Evolving Goddess, a company devoted to teaching women how to accept themselves unconditionally. Ann is a lesbian of color born to Indian immigrant parents. She is also sexual assault survivor. Ann is the author of 101 Affirmations for Radical Self-Love.
In this interview, Ann discusses coming out to a conservative Indian family, what an evolving goddess is, and her book 101 Affirmations for Radical Self-Love.
You can visit Ann on her website http://evolvinggoddess.com
November 19, 2011
Stephani and Fay are both writers who have each just authored new books. Stephani is the author of the award-winning book The Carousel, and Fay is the publishing and managing editor of A and M Books as well as the author of her third memoir For Frying Out Loud.
In this interview, Stephani and Fay discuss their new books, and include little known facts about A and M Books, including the story of the publishing house’s lesbian creators. The two also discuss the history of Rehoboth Beach, and how the beach has been a gay person’s destination since the 1920s, but still maintains its ranking as a number one family beach. Fay also speaks about her experience meeting a man she knew as a women forty years ago in high school, and the two discuss different writing techniques used by all kinds of authors.
To learn about these two wonderful books, and to purchase copies, visit www.aandmbooks.com
November 14, 2011
Rachel is an award-winning writer and a Midwestern “boi.” She has written three books, including Learning Curve, for which she won the Golden Crown Literary Award for Debut Author. She’s currently working on two more books set to be released in October and November.
In this interview, Rachel discusses and reads selections from her latest book, The Long Way Home. She also talks about her identity as a boi, her family, and the world as seen through the eyes of her four-year-old son, Jackson.
You can visit her on her website http://rachelspangler.wordpress.com
*Unfortunately, the beginning of this interview was cut off. Just imagine Emily’s warm welcome and introduction in your head and then press play!
November 7, 2011
Ellen Hart is the award-winning author of 26 crime novels in the Sophie Greenway series and the Jane Lawless series. She has received the GCLS Trailblazer lifetime achievement in the field of the lesbian literature, among numerous other awards for her literature Currently, she teaches writing at The Loft Literary Center in addition to writing novels.
In this interview, Ellen Hart discusses her latest book, The Lost Woman of Lost Lake. She unearths the real-life origins of many of her characters, as well as how she first became immersed in the genre of mystery and how she deals with her inner critic. Ellen also discusses how she discovered her sexuality and how she found her partner in the process.
You can visit her website at http://ellenhart.com
October 24, 2011
Butchwonders.com is a blog dedicated to filling in the details of the butch lifestyle. The blog includes thoughts on butch fashion, lifestyle, relationships, and just about anything else that’s relevant.
The creator of Butch Wonders remains anonymous during this interview, during which she gives a unique and enlightening perspective into the butch-lesbian community.
In this interview, the creator of Butch Wonders discusses coming out in her late twenties to her husband. She and Emily debate the differences between men and women’s clothing, how to react to butches who then choose to become men, and how gender stereotypes play a role in lesbian relationships.
This blog cannot come more highly recommended! www.butchwonders.com
October 17, 2011
Lisa is the author of the award-winning, humorous novel I Came Out for THIS? The book won two Independent Publishers Book Award Gold Medals for humor and LGBT Fiction. This is also Lisa’s debut novel.
In this interview, Lisa discusses how much of the book is based on her real life, and how much is made up. She reads selections from her book, discusses how she goes about writing a book, and relates her experiences being a juvenile delinquent, including how she ended up spending six months in the psychiatric ward at age 14.
To get a copy of this incredible book, or to read more on Lisa, visit www.bywaterbooks.com/lisa-gitlin.
October 10th, 2011
Sally is the author of the award-winning novel The Girl’s Club. She’s the recipient of a Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Barbara Deming Prize, and the Rick DeMarinis Award. Her book is the winner of the Bywater Prize for Fiction.
In this interview, Sally talks about her novel and reads excepts from it. She also touches on the influence of Catholicism in her own life as well as the life of her main character. You’ll also hear about Sally’s wonderful partner and family.
You can learn more about Sally on her blog http://sallybellerose.wordpress.com
You can pick up a copy of her book at http://www.bywaterbooks.com/shop/the-girls-club
October 3, 2011
Susan Morabito is a lesbian DJ who has performed all over the world to rave reviews for the past 25 years. She’s performed in New York, Miami, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philidelphia, San Franscisco, and countless other cities.
In this interview, Susan discusses her work as a DJ and how she fit her way into the business. She and Emily discuss Susan’s recent gigs on Fire Island, Susan’s upcoming move to NYC, and the presence of sexism in the DJ industry.
You can visit Susan’s website to learn more about her as well as listen to her free podcast featuring many of her mixes. www.susanmorabito.com
September 26, 2011
Bett is the author of What’s Best for Jane, the compelling sequel to the fictional lesbian novel Miss McGhee. Her first novel was a runner-up for the Bywater Prize for fiction.
In this interview, Bett discusses her unique experience writing the book off a pre-written blurb, how she came out to her family in rural Alabama, and her concerns with the cross-generational love depicted in her book.
To learn more about Bett, you can visit her blog http://bettnorris.wordpress.com/
To pick up a copy of What’s Best for Jane, visit http://www.bywaterbooks.com/shop/whats-best-for-jane
September 12, 2011
Peter is a wellness educator and counselor at the University of New Hampshire.
In this insightful, hilarious, and surprise-filled interview, Peter and Emily discuss homophobia, gender identity, and delve into the Kinsy Scale. The show also gets an unexpected visitor when host of WSCA’s Psychic Stories, Susan Gorman, joins Emily and Peter halfway through the interview to jump into the discussion.
Peter, who also happens to be a fabulous artist, briefly discusses some of his art, as well as Emily’s artistic “fagnets.”
Be sure to visit Peter’s website www.peterwelch-art.com