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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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
 
 

episode 386: Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill, Sultan of Brunei


Erin and Bryan are full of eat-itude on this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Erin talks about the bill currently on Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk banning abortions as early as 6 weeks and the backlash from local female candidates and Hollywood celebrities alike. Then, Bryan discusses the new law in Brunei imposing corporal punishment on LGBTQ people as well as the hypocrisy and excess of the royal family...


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 11 April 2019  51m
 
 

episode 385: Bryan’s Top Ten, Misogyny In Obstetrics


Bryan and Erin come at you with a Throwing Shade recorded LIVE in Dallas! Bryan shares his top 10 things that have (and haven’t) rocked, including ‘summer penis’ and illegal condo dumping. Then, Erin talks through how rampant misogyny in obstetric medicine has screwed over pregnant women what steps some states have taken to counteract the problem. Later, they tackle questions about everything from taking down the patriarchy to worst habits to favorite presidential nominees...


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 04 April 2019  1h31m
 
 

episode 384: Chick-fil-A, Idaho’s Child Brides


On this week’s Throwing Shade, Bryan talks about the recent scandals embroiling fast food chain Chick-fil-A and their continued donations to anti-LGBTQ groups - as well as interesting comments on the matter by South Bend mayor Pete Buttigeig. Then, Erin talks us through Idaho’s alarming number of child brides and why passing legislation to solve the problem might be more difficult than it seems...


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 28 March 2019  1h2m
 
 

episode 383: U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Lawsuit, Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus


This week, Erin talks about the U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team’s lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation over institutionalized gender discrimination that affects everything from their pay to their working conditions...


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 21 March 2019  42m
 
 

episode 382: Queer Sex Ed Stories, Women’s Day Brand Activism


New coffee policies, celebrity college scandals, mind-numbing permit problems and more await on this week’s Throwing Shade! Bryan talks about protests at an English school over the inclusion of LGBTQ books and reads stories of the pure insanity that has been queer sex education submitted by listeners...


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 14 March 2019  1h1m
 
 

episode 381: Virgin Atlantic Tosses Makeup Rule, New Jersey Public Schools Teach LGBTQ History


Bryan and Erin whip out their best pranks and rudest tidbits from ‘A Star Is Born’ before getting into the latest news flashes on this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Erin talks about the recent loosening of a rule by Virgin Atlantic that requires female flight attendants to wear makeup and dresses - but also all of the other airlines with even more stringent impositions...


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 07 March 2019  1h1m