Throwing Shade

Throwing Shade is the political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBT rights with hilarity and vulgarity. Spend your Thursdays with the podcast called "the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and charming" by Entertainment Weekly and "Oprah's #1 pick" by an iTunes reviewer who is not Oprah.

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Comedian Rhea Butcher joins Erin and Bryan to talk about their favorite Dodger player, their families political leanings and growing up in Akron, Ohio. Then, the crew goes deep on a gambit of issues around queerness, the slippery slopes that comes with putting a 'type' on someone, and supporting small, independent, and queer businesses.  


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 18 June 2019  52m
 
 

episode 395: MMIW, Super Happy Fun America, Guest Co-host Jeffery Self


Break out those rubber sneakers, Dorothy! While Bryan is off filming in Mexico, guest co-host Jeffery Self joins Erin for this week’s Throwing Shade! Erin discusses the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women in America, addressing the lawmakers who have put forward legislation like the Savannah Act to increase communication and accountability for such crimes as well as the obstinate assholes (looking at you Goodlatte) standing in the way of government action...


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 13 June 2019  1h22m
 
 

episode 394: Birmingham Protests, Joshua Joy Dara


Brunch IS the worst meal of all! This week, Bryan discusses the official response to protests by parents over the inclusion of LGBTQ lessons in Birmingham, England, and the storm of misinformation that’s been fueling the whole debacle...


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 06 June 2019  1h4m
 
 

episode 393: Doug McLeod, Pew Research On Gay Religion, Guest Ryan O’Connell


This week, Erin talks about Mississippi state representative Doug McLeod’s arrest for punching his wife in the face, all because she was undressing too slowly when he wanted to have sex. Then, surprise! The House passes The Equality Act, extending protections to LGBTQ workers, and Bryan discusses an analysis from Pew Research Center with statistics regarding the religiousness of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals...


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 30 May 2019  1h10m
 
 

episode 392: How Gay Is Pete Buttigieg?, Rep. Barry Hovis and the ‘Consensual Rape’, Guest Kulap Vilaysack


This week, Bryan talks about former lawmaker and verified crap-spewer Don Boys’s blog post asking presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg just ‘how gay’ he is and the litany of misinformation and hateful rhetoric contained within. Then, Erin discusses comments by the similarly affected GOP Rep. Barry Hovis regarding what he described as ‘consensual rape,’ his feeble attempts to walk those comments back, and how it all ties into the tidal wave of idiocy that’s drowning the nation...


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 23 May 2019  1h15m
 
 

episode 391: Matt Easton’s Valedictorian Speech, Georgia & Minnesota


Watch out for Hallmark’s dark magic, it’s time for another Throwing Shade! First, Bryan talks about Matt Easton, valedictorian from Brigham Young University, who used his graduation speech to come out as gay and, in doing so, helped to break down barriers that stifle LGBTQ students at BYU and in other religious educational institutions. Then, Erin, covers the latest developments in Georgia relating to their ‘heartbeat bill’ as well as Minnesota’s long-overdue criminalization of marital rape...


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 16 May 2019  44m
 
 

episode 390: Caster Semenya & The IAAF, Brunei Backs Down


This week, Erin talks about South African track star Caster Semenya, who lost an arbitration case with the International Association of Athletics Federations deciding whether her naturally high levels of testosterone should disqualify her from competition. Then, Bryan revisits Brunei’s walking back of the death penalty for gay sex (though still illegal) and how we can keep up the pressure to make an even bigger difference. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace...


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 09 May 2019  47m
 
 

episode 389: Digital Pride, AARP Loneliness Survey, Quicksilver A.I.


Bryan and Erin reunite with new haircuts and new opinions on another Throwing Shade! Bryan talks about Digital Pride, the first global LGBTQ pride event taking place online, as well as a 2018 AARP study revealing that gay men over 45 are the most likely to be single. Then, Erin remembers a friend before discussing the huge discrepancy found by the Quicksilver A.I. tool regarding 40,000 prominent female scientists who are nowhere to be found on Wikipedia...


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 02 May 2019  56m
 
 

episode 388: Debbie Dingell and the NRA, Homocracy, Ankara LGBTQ Events Ban Lifted


Happy Easter! Happy Pesach! This week Erin leads off with a story about Congresswoman Debbie Dingell’s efforts to close the “boyfriend loophole” of the Violence Against Women Act and the NRA’s furious attempt to oppose it. Then, Bryan covers the joyous announcement from the Turkish capital lifting the ban on LGBTQ events. And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show...


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 25 April 2019  57m
 
 

episode 387: Trans Military Ban Enacted, Pro-Life’s Racist Roots


What's messier: the Lori Loughlin college admission scandal or Julian Assange’s kitchen? Trump’s transgender military ban is in full swing, and Bryan talks us through the practical implications for servicemembers who live in a country that refuses to take care of the people who fight and die for it...


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 18 April 2019  41m