Outward: Slate's LGBTQ podcast

Outward, Slate's queer podcast, is a whip-smart monthly salon in which hosts and guests deepen the audience’s understanding of queer culture and politics, delight them with unexpected perspectives, and invite listeners into a colorful conversation about the issues animating LGBTQ communities.

Society & Culture
Sexuality
1
Being Horny Is Thorny
Asexuality reveals the flaws of a society based so deeply on sexual desire.
56 min
2
Who Is Ellen to Us?
Looking at how Ellen DeGeneres fits into the history and current landscape of queer media.
58 min
3
Sweat and Sorrow in the Summer
Discussing the atrocities in Chechnya and caring for our queer elders.
58 min
4
We’re Here, We’re Married, We’re Employed
The fifth anniversary of marriage equality, and the future of LGBTQ fights
68 min
5
ACT UP and Larry Kramer’s Legacy
He was good for the movement but maybe not for those inside of it.
37 min
6
The Queerness of Quarantine Bubbles
We’ve spent our whole lives negotiating contested spaces.
62 min
7
Finding Life at Queer Virtual Sex Parties
How can you cruise without any eye contact?
50 min
8
COVID-19, AIDS, and Community
How do we react when we’re unable to come together?
55 min
9
Outward Classic: Our Queer Roots
Where did we come from?
47 min
10
Queer Advice
“How can I mesh my fantasy life and my real life?”
55 min
11
Pandering and Parenting
How do we handle representation, and what does it mean to children?
58 min
12
Special Episode: The Inheritance
A multigenerational roundtable of gay men discuss Matthew Lopez's epic play
53 min
13
The LGBTQ Decade
Where have the last ten years taken us?
65 min
14
Kids These Days
How do we help children step outside of the heteronormative box?
53 min
15
Dolls and Democrats
Do the candidates know how to talk to LGBTQ people?
52 min
16
What Makes Us Gay
Is it God, genes, or just because?
48 min
17
Fights
Picking apart the debates that rile up our queer family.
56 min
18
Icons
Debating queer icons and who gets to make that distinction.
56 min
19
Live From Joe's Pub
Hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and Brandon Tensley discuss queer legacies with writer Alexander Chee and actors May Hong and Garcia.
64 min
20
Live From Slate Day
Outward and The Waves on Booksmart, Chirlaine McCray, and Miz Cracker.
48 min
21
The “Sex Ed” Edition
But how does it work?
64 min
22
Introducing Uncover: The Village
40 min
23
The "Scene" Edition
Where’s yours?
71 min
24
Live Show Announcements!
Come see us in June!
2 min
25
The "Town and Country" Edition
What’s it like to be a rural queer?
69 min
26
The "Queer Media" Edition
Where do we go from here?
67 min
27
The "Travel" Edition
69 min
28
The "Spirituality" Edition
Queers find their religious experiences in the woods and on the dance floor.
66 min
29
The "Family" Edition
How do queer people create their own families?
72 min
30
The "Radicals" Edition
Remember, Stonewall Was a Riot!
61 min
31
The "Orientation" Edition
58 min
32
The "Our Queer Roots" Edition
Outward’s new LGBTQ podcast discusses queer roots.
47 min
33
Coming Aug. 15: Outward, Slate's LGBTQ podcast!
On the first episode: queer roots.
1 min