Past Present: Masterpiece Cakeshop, Presidential Pardons, and Separated Families

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In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki debate the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, Donald Trump’s use of the presidential pardon, and the American tradition of separating families. Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: […]

Past Present Podcast: Sean Hannity, Gayborhoods, and Running Tutus

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  In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki debate the Sean Hannity phenomenon, battles over the “gayborhood,” and the popularity of running tutus. Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: Conservative media personality Sean Hannity has attained […]

Kyle Jarrow on Broadcast, Broadway, and Being Bicoastal (For Now)

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Kyle Jarrow is a writer and musician who creates work for the stage, film and television. He is creator and executive producer of the upcoming TV series Valor, premiering on the CW network this fall. His digital series Lost Generation (with original music by Duncan […]

Past Present Podcast: Pride Month, the Paris Accords, and Kathy Griffin

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In this week’s episode of Past Present, Neil, Natalia, and Niki debate the politics of pride marches, the history of climate change, and Kathy Griffin and the politics of offense.  Pride Month June marks Pride Month, although Donald Trump’s White […]

Past Present Podcast: Milo & CPAC, Professor Politics, and Momastery

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In this week’s episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil debate CPAC’s decision to disinvite Milo Yiannopoulos, legislation to require political balance in university faculties, and Christian blogger Momastery’s announcement of her lesbian engagement. Milo & CPAC The conservative organization CPAC disinvited […]

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

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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

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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 […]