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 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...


 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...


 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...


 07 March 2019  1h1m

episode 380: Pakistan’s Transgender School, Trump’s Abortion Gag Rule, Tremper Cheer Team

Bryan and Erin return from their tour to bring you the latest buzz! First, we’ll hear the uplifting story of the first school exclusively for transgender pupils opening in Pakistan. Then, Erin discusses the Trump administration’s gage rule on doctors providing abortion referrals plus the humiliating ‘awards’ given out to the Tremper High School cheerleading team...


 28 February 2019  48m

episode 380: 379: Dr. Yumiko Kadota and Medical Burnout, Michael Sam Reveals NFL Struggles

Break out your Victorian shell dolls, it’s time for another Throwing Shade! Erin takes us through the story of Dr. Yumiko Kadota, a surgeon from Sydney who was hospitalized after suffering through shifts in excess of 180 hours, and what her situation reveals about the difference in the way male and female doctors are treated...


 21 February 2019  47m

episode 379: 378: Chris Pratt's Megachurch, Louisiana TRAP Law

Horror stories of overstarched boxers and more on the latest Throwing Shade! This week, Bryan talks us through Ellen Page’s calling out of Chris Pratt over his Hillsong Church affiliation for their severely anti-LGBTQ views, as well as other controversies that have swirled around the megachurch...


 14 February 2019  1h1m

episode 378: 377: Gov. Kim Reynolds, Cheerleaders Quinton Peron and Napolean Jinnies

This week Erin discusses the double-edged platforms of Iowa’s first female governor Kim Reynolds and why some of her progressive reforms may actually be for all the wrong reasons. Then, Bryan celebrates the first ever openly gay male cheerleaders to perform at the Super Bowl, but not without taking a look at the investigation into inappropriate questioning of prospective players at the NFL Combine...


 07 February 2019  57m

episode 377: Throwing Shoscar: Bohemian Rhapsody, BlacKKKlansman and The Favourite

Ronna, Bryan & Erin kick off their Throwing Shoscar miniseries by discussing the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Spike Lee's period cop drama BlacKKKlansman, and 18th-century royal comedy The Favourite, plus a bonus look at Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me? And Oscar Karaoke! To hear more Throwing Shoscar, just go to and use the code "OSCARS" for a free month of Stitcher Premium!


 01 February 2019  1h2m

episode 376: 376: Jussie Smollett, Roosh V Hates Butts, Gun Control Is A Women’s Issue

Radical business plan changes! Fights with strangers! All that and more on a brand new Throwing Shade! Bryan talks us through the racist and homophobic violent assault on actor Jussie Smollett, the declaration by misogynist blogger Roosh V that liking butts is unacceptable, and the first openly LGBTQ+ duo at the US Figure Skating Championship...


 31 January 2019  1h4m

episode 375: 375: Democratic Presidential Candidates, Imke Wubbenhorst, Queer Genocide in Chechnya

Erin shares early Martha Stewart recipes for your next 175-person sit-down country luncheon on this week’s Throwing Shade! We’ll hear about the expanding field of Democratic presidential candidates and what new ideas are being brought into the conversation. Then we’ll meet Imke Wübbenhorst, the first female coach of a men’s soccer team in Germany, as Erin details the sexism Imke has had to battle since taking her position in the league...


 24 January 2019  1h8m