Past Present Podcast: Transparent, Wells Fargo, and Cable News

Wells Fargo

In this week’s episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia debate the place of Transparent in the history of LGBTQ representation on television, fraud at Wells Fargo, and the 20th anniversary of Fox News. Transparent The third season of the hit show Transparent recently launched on […]

Past Present Podcast: Orlando – The City Beautiful, Histories of Violence, and Presidential Empathy

We Love Orlando

On this week’s Past Present podcast, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss the Orlando shooting, focusing on the history of the city, the attack’s place in the many histories of violence, and the role of presidential empathy in responding to national […]

#LOVEWINS: Photographer Gia Goodrich Shares Her Bold New Project

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LOVE WINS: Faces of Marriage Equality is a powerful archive of LGBTQ love stories. Conceived by photographer Gia Goodrich, the evolving project makes these loving relationships visible, normal, and accepted. Yes, we’ve come a long way, but the sad truth is […]

Past Present Podcast: Bathroom Politics, Spring Break, and the Heroin Crisis

Bathroom

On this week’s Past Present podcast, Nicole Hemmer, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, and Neil Young discuss North Carolina’s bathroom bill, the history of Spring Break, and the nation’s heroin epidemic. Bathroom Politics North Carolina’s state legislature recently overturned a Charlotte non-discrimination […]

Past Present Podcast: Planned Parenthood, SoulCycle, and Caring Corporations

Planned Parenthood

On this week’s Past Present podcast, Nicole Hemmer, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, and Neil Young discuss the Planned Parenthood video controversy, the IPO of SoulCycle, and the rise of corporate support for gay rights. Planned Parenthood The release of undercover videos […]

Past Present Podcast: Kim Davis, Teacherpreneurs, and Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

On this week’s Past Present podcast, Nicole Hemmer, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, and Neil Young discuss the jailing of Kim Davis and the history of civil disobedience, the new online marketplace called TeachersPayTeachers, and the controversy over Taylor Swift’s new video […]