Celibacy with Zack–The latest Queer and Queerer Podcast

Zack Ford and I are back to talk about a new (old) product on the market: celibacy! Also known as “ex-gay lite.” Since the ex-gay movement has largely crumbled in recent years and it’s no longer convincing to argue that sexual orientation can be changed, conservatives are now encouraging gay, lesbian, and bisexual people to just not have sex. Given celibacy has its own theological history, does this new advocacy for embracing it measure up or is it just a different-looking outcome for sin-shaming? Also, Zack is one of the 40 under 40 and I’ve got my eye on some new transgender television shows.

The Queer and Queerer Podcast!

Listen to this week’s episode on iTunes, Stitcher, or on Zack Ford’s blog

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Here’s some more information about what we talked about this week:

» Zack is one of The Advocate’s 40 Under 40.

» Peterson interviews actress Marlo Bernier about her new dramedy Myrna.

» Also read more about the BBC transgender sitcom Boy Meets Girl, the web series Brothers, and the Amazon Prime show Transparent.


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