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Featured in Buzzfeed, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, and Queerty, Gayish is an award-nominated podcast that breaks down one gay stereotype each week. Mike and Kyle bring humor, honesty, and irreverence to topics like the hanky code, depression, and open relationships. Past guests have included YouTuber Davey Wavey, gay porn star Calvin Banks, Andrew Gurza, Matt Baume, a gay priest, a trans atheist, and Mike’s wildly supportive and over-sharing mom.

Featured in Buzzfeed, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, and Queerty, Gayish is an award-nominated podcast that breaks down one gay stereotype each week. Mike and Kyle bring humor, honesty, and irreverence to topics like the hanky code, depression, and open relationships. Past guests have included YouTuber Davey Wavey, gay porn star Calvin Banks, Andrew Gurza, Matt Baume, a gay priest, a trans atheist, and Mike’s wildly supportive and over-sharing mom.

Location:

United States

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Featured in Buzzfeed, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, and Queerty, Gayish is an award-nominated podcast that breaks down one gay stereotype each week. Mike and Kyle bring humor, honesty, and irreverence to topics like the hanky code, depression, and open relationships. Past guests have included YouTuber Davey Wavey, gay porn star Calvin Banks, Andrew Gurza, Matt Baume, a gay priest, a trans atheist, and Mike’s wildly supportive and over-sharing mom.

Language:

English


Episodes

Gayish: 309 Selfies

11/24/2022
Are people who take selfies narcissist? Why do gays love selfies? Are we willing to die for selfies? In this episode: News- 2:35 || Main Topic (Selfies)- 17:11 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:15:35 On the bonus segment, Mike and Kyle learn tips to improve their selfie game, and they take some selfies to see if it worked. Get bonus segments every Friday and other great benefits by joining at www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast.

Duration:01:24:52

Gayish: 308 Unemployment (w/ Sarah Ray)

11/17/2022
Capitalism, productivity, and self-worth. Sarah joins as a guest co-host to talk with Kyle about LGBTQ+ unemployment and our personal experiences being out of work. In this episode: News- 5:29 || Main Topic (Unemployment)- 24:06 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:23:40 Find all about Sarah and the work she does at www.callmesarah.com. Also, take a listen to her podcasts, SarahTalk and Humanist Trek. On the bonus segment, Sarah and Kyle commiserate on the topic of “productivity guilt,” and Kyle...

Duration:01:34:45

Gayish: 307 Hairdressers

11/10/2022
Other than Jonathan van Ness, why are so many famous hairdressers straight?! We talk about the hairdressing history, stereotypes, research and French people. In this episode: News- 6:15 || Main Topic (Hairdressers)- 19:39 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:15:52 This episode topic was voted on by our wonderful Patreon Gap Bridgers! If you want to vote, either in the main poll or the tie-breaker, check out the levels and benefits at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.

Duration:01:25:56

Gayish: 306 Gay Republicans (w/ Rep. Dan Zwonitzer)

11/3/2022
Why is gay Republicans? Rep. Dan Zwonitzer, a gay Republican Party member of the Wyoming House of Representatives joins to help us understand. In this episode: News- 7:48 || Main Topic (Gay Republicans)- 19:34 || Guest (Rep. Dan Zwonitzer)- 32:59 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:15:41

Duration:01:21:21

Gayish: 305 Anime

10/27/2022
Topics include: anime, manga, hentai, otaku, emakimono, hāremumono, Ouran High School Host Club, Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki, Attack on Titan, Pokémon, censorship in Sailor Moon, Usagi Tsukino’s bisexuality, LGBTQ representation in Japan, and horrific murder. Thanks to Gap Bridger Mike Cubbington for requesting this episode! In this episode: News- 3:08 || Main Topic (Anime)- 18:45 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:24:12 All Gaytrons of all levels can join our quarterly happy hour! The next one is...

Duration:01:34:39

Gayish: 304 Old White Ladies

10/20/2022
Old white ladies are revered as gay icons, but should they be? How was Angela Lansbury’s divorce gayish? How did Queen Elizabeth II really feel about gays? What about the original lady who lunches? And is Jessica Walter the Patron Saint of Shitty Mothers? In this episode: News- 7:39 || Main Topic (Old White Ladies)- 16:45 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:10:55 In the Patreon bonus segment. Judy. Fucking. Garland. Get bonus segments every Friday by joining at the $5/mo level. Or, support us for...

Duration:01:18:56

Gayish: 303 Furries

10/13/2022
What’s a furry? What’s a fursona? Are furries part of the LGBTQ+ community? From sex, fursuits, fursonas, and Sonic the Hedgehog, which stereotypes are true and which are misconceptions? Also, Disney, Zootopia, furbaiting, and yiffing. Get the FurScience (i.e. the International Anthropomorphic Research Project) book and research. In this episode: News- 2:58 || Main Topic (Furries)- 15:34 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:41:33 In the Patreon bonus segment, Mike and Kyle delve into therians and...

Duration:01:50:40

Gayish: 302 Gambling

10/6/2022
Mike and Kyle explore the parallels between gay and gambling by talking about religious views, the DSM-5 on gambling disorders, the conflicting studies, and Gamblers Anonymous. We also get into Jason Somerville, the only openly gay competitor in the World Series of Poker, and Brian Christopher, the most popular slot machine YouTuber. In this episode: News- 2:03 || Main Topic (Gambling)- 16:45 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:22:01 Join our National Coming Out virtual happy hour on Tuesday, Oct....

Gayish: 301 MTV Gays (w/ Danny Roberts)

9/29/2022
Danny Roberts from The Real World: New Orleans joins us to discuss the how he feels about his role in gay history today, other MTV gays like Norm Korpi, stalkers, parasocial relationships, his military ex-boyfriend Paul, PTSD, shrooms, and his HIV diagnosis. In this episode: News- 1:37 || Main Topic (MTV Gays)- 17:14 || Guest (Danny Roberts)- 22:22 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:05:59 Follow Danny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jdannyroberts/. Danny’s New Orleans Halloween event is on...

Duration:01:14:21

Gayish: 300 Q&A

9/22/2022
Mike & Kyle answer questions from listeners, Ma Johnson, and the internet. We talk about whether Kyle was ever into Mike, getting hit on by straight women, and which hole is bigger. In this episode: Main Topic (Q&A)- 7:56 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:34:27 In the Patreon bonus segment, Mike and Kyle ask questions they have come up with for each other, including topics like shrooms, dogs, and Have A Nice Gay. Join our Patreon for tons of great content and perks at...

Duration:01:49:45

Gayish: 299 Songwriting (w/ GALXARA)

9/15/2022
Singer/songwriter/space lesbian GALXARA joins us to talk about her journey from local singing competitions to signing with Atlantic Records at age 15. She shares the ups and downs, including coming out, being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and creating the single “Sway with Me” with Saweetie for the Birds of Prey soundtrack. In this episode: News- 3:15 || Main Topic (Songwriting)- 15:32 || Guest (GALXARA)- 19:01 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:01:55 Our 300th episode livestream will be THIS...

Gayish: 298 Tantra (w/ Joel Benjamin)

9/9/2022
Guest Joel Benjamin joins to help us understand and improve our relationship with sexual energy through tantra. Joel has worked with both Griffin Barrows and our very own Mike Johnson, so we get to hear the first-hand ;) experience of his tantric massage and edging sessions. Our 300th episode livestream will be on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 @ 2pm Pacific. Mark your calendars, send us your questions, and submit your merch designs! Event invite: https://fb.me/e/1M1tAez1g. In this episode: News-...

Duration:01:14:53

Gayish: 297 Demi

9/1/2022
This one gets REAL personal, y’all. Demisexual. Demiromantic. Demigender. Demiboy. Mike and Kyle explore whether they fit any of the demi labels. Our 300th episode livestream will be on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 @ 2pm Pacific. Mark your calendars, send us your questions, and submit your merch designs! Event invite: https://fb.me/e/1M1tAez1g. In this episode: News- 2:28 || Main Topic (Demi)- 16:10 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:22:28 On the Patreon bonus segment, the conversation we had about...

Gayish: 296 Singapore

8/25/2022
Singapore ends their ban on gay sex by repealing the colonial-era Section 377A of their penal code! In a coincidence that we’re going to pretend is good planning, we’re discussing LGBTQ rights in Singapore, the recent change in their penal code, the history of how queer Singapore was before colonialization, and their annual Pink Dot celebrations. Our 300th episode livestream will be on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 @ 2pm Pacific. Mark your calendars, send us your questions, and submit your merch...

Gayish: 295 Gay & Lesbian Friendship (w/ Derek and Romaine)

8/18/2022
Can gays and lesbians be friends? A lesbian and her friend join to help us figure out the answer. In this episode: News- 1:22 || Main Topic (Gay & Lesbian Friendship)- 12:35 || Guests (Derek and Romaine)- 22:48 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:46 On Friday, our bonus segment is totally coherent, non-repetitive, and very well planned. Join Patreon for as low as $2/mo, and tons of great bonus content starting at $5/mo. Visit www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast for all the levels and benefits.

Duration:01:08:59

Gayish: 294 Camping

8/11/2022
Camping. It’s a straight people thing, right? It’s dirty, has no amenities, no bars…. but then again, it’s always been kinda homoerotic. And more and more queer people are doing it. And there are gay campgrounds. So maybe it’s gayer than we think? In this episode: News- 8:09 || Main Topic (Camping)- 18:20 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:15:57 Our bonus segment will be delayed this week, but that’s because we’ll be bringing you an interview with someone who works at TRC, a gay campground in the...

Gayish: 293 Pegging

8/4/2022
From the Pride48 live-streaming weekend, Mike and Kyle get into pegging! While its modern incarnation was from Dan Savage’s Savage Love column, it has historical roots that go way back before that. How as the definition evolved? Who is the #PrinceOfPegging? And how do we destigmatize butt stuff among straight guys? In this episode: Main Topic (Pegging)- 4:09 || Gayest & Straightest- 53:13 Our bonus segments come out every Friday on Patreon. You can join Patreon for as little as $2/mo, or...

Duration:01:01:37

Gayish: 292 Gay Porn Stars (w/ Cade Maddox)

7/28/2022
Gay porn star Cade Maddox joins us to talk about the low-budget studio that baited him into the industry, how he does scenes with guys he’s not into, his relationship with his extremely religious mom, and drugs in the porn industry. See more of Cade (and how to sext him?!?) at https://www.cademaddox.com/. Last reminder to vote for us for Best LGBTQ Podcast at the Podcast Awards at www.podcastawards.com! Deadline is July 31. In this episode: News- 5:44 || Main Topic (Gay Porn Star)- 19:46 ||...

Gayish: 291 Lavender

7/21/2022
Lavender is the herb of love. It’s also a prominent LGBTQ symbol. We break down why it’s associated with gays, the Lavender Scare, Lavender Graduation, and the famous anti-gay person from history that used lavender instead of bathing. Vote for us for Best LGBTQ Podcast at the Podcast Awards at www.podcastawards.com! In this episode: News- 4:00 || Main Topic (Lavender)- 12:33 || Gayest & Straightest- 59:01 Thank you to our Gap Bridgers who vote for an episode topic every month. All other...

Duration:01:04:23

Gayish: 290 Katy Perry

7/14/2022
Is Katy Perry a gay icon? What has she actually said about her sexual orientation? Is her apology for “I Kissed a Girl” too little too late? We take on the KatyCats when we discuss the American Idol herself, Katy Hudson. I mean, Katy Perry. Vote for us for Best LGBTQ Podcast at the Podcast Awards at www.podcastawards.com! In this episode: News- 6:10 || Main Topic (Katy Perry)- 18:31 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:21:03 On the bonus Patreon segment, we break down the Katy Perry vs. Taylor...

Duration:01:26:50