Ruminations

A third season

Things I ruminate about while producing an LGBT podcast: Can I go the distance? I read a statistic that said most podcasts fail within the first year. Gulp. Well, not fail as is everything imploded. More, fail as in the investment of time and resources continues to grow and grow, while the returns don’t seem to…

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LGBT Podcasting Community

Things I ruminate while producing an LGBT podcast: Supporting other LGBT podcasts. When I first got started, as every other podcaster does, I had to do research to see who, if anyone, was running a podcast like ours. Thankfully, there wasn’t a show exactly like ours. Some were in the same genre, clearly, but none…

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To title us “Queer” or not to title us “Queer”

Things I ruminate while producing an LGBT podcast: Queer in a title. So, we had long conversations about should the podcast title be This LGBTQ Book Saved My Life! or This Queer Book Saved My Life! It felt like LGBTQ felt obvious, and safe, but also a mouth full. I had already created the Queer…

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“Gay” voice

Things I ruminate while producing an LGBT podcast: my “gay” voice. I spent a lot of time in my youths trying to get rid of my “gay” voice, or “gay accent.” I wanted my first career to be in the theater. So, I trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the British American…

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