Gayish: 294 Camping

Camping. It’s a straight people thing, right? It’s dirty, has no amenities, no bars…. but then again, it’s always been kinda homoerotic. And more and more queer people are doing it. And there are gay campgrounds. So maybe it’s gayer than we think?

In this episode: New- 8:09 || Main Topic (Camping)- 18:20 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:15:57

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Gayish: 293 Pegging

From the Pride48 live-streaming weekend, Mike and Kyle get into pegging! While its modern incarnation was from Dan Savage’s Savage Love column, it has historical roots that go way back before that. How as the definition evolved? Who is the #PrinceOfPegging? And how do we destigmatize butt stuff among straight guys?

In this episode: Main Topic (Pegging)- 4:09 || Gayest & Straightest- 53:13

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Gayish: 292 Gay Porn Stars (w/ Cade Maddox)

Gay porn star Cade Maddox joins us to talk about the low-budget studio that baited him into the industry, how he does scenes with guys he’s not into, his relationship with his extremely religious mom, and drugs in the porn industry. See more of Cade (and how to sext him?!?) at
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In this episode: News- 5:44 || Main Topic (Gay Porn Star)- 19:46 || Guest (Cade Maddox)- 23:43 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:02:22
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Gayish: 291 Lavender

Lavender is the herb of love. It’s also a prominent LGBTQ symbol. We break down why it’s associated with gays, the Lavender Scare, Lavender Graduation, and the famous anti-gay person from history that used lavender instead of bathing.

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In this episode: News- 4:00 || Main Topic (Lavender)- 12:33 || Gayest & Straightest- 59:01

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Gayish: 290 Katy Perry

Is Katy Perry a gay icon? What has she actually said about her sexual orientation? Is her apology for “I Kissed a Girl” too little too late? We take on the KatyCats when we discuss the American Idol herself, Katy Hudson. I mean, Katy Perry.

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In this episode: News- 6:10 || Main Topic (Katy Perry)- 18:31 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:21:03

On the bonus Patreon segment, we break down the Katy Perry vs. Taylor Swift feud to learn who started it, if it’s over, and why it’s important for gay icons to fight. Join Patreon for ad-free episodes, bonus segments, merch, and more! See the full levels and benefits:

Gayish: 289 Snakes

We talk queer snakes! Snake orgies! Estrogen-infused snakes! Disney villan snakes! Lil Nas X as a snake! Trouser snakes! Hammaconda! Freud’s dream snake interpretation! Also, the post-Stonewall raid of the Snake Pit. The trauma of testing negative for HIV.

In this episode: News- 3:48 || Main Topic (Snakes)- 14:17 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:02:58

On the bonus Patreon segment, we get into the trouser snake field guide and Jung’s psychoanalytical view of snakes. Support the show and get great benefits by joining at

Gayish: 288 Queer Joy

Heartstopper. MUNA. Lil Nas X. Going to queer bars. Queer art. Queer anthems. Learning queer history. There’s lots of queer joy in this world, so we make like legs and spread it.

In this episode: News- 4:01 || Main Topic (Queer Joy)- 12:24 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:20:47

On the bonus Patreon segment, Kyle shares gayta on religion, gayness, and happiness. Is it possible for them to coexist? See all the levels and benefits of Patreon membership at

Gayish: 287 Roe v. Wade [Shrinkage]

Mike breaks down the recent US Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. We discuss the impact of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the role of due process in granting rights, and the similar decisions that are now at risk: Lawrence v. Texas, Griswold v. Connecticut, Obergefell v. Hodges, and (the noticeably absent) Loving v. Virginia.

Gayish: 286 Queer Spaces

Do we still need queer spaces? We explore the history (including Greek bathhouses, molly houses, and Mother Clap) the failure of social media sites to protect queer people (focused on GLAAD’s Social Media Safety Index), and whether allies belong in queer spaces.

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In this episode: News- 1:58 || Main Topic (Queer Spaces)- 11:38 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:26:18

On the bonus Patreon segment, learn more about GLAAD’s list of memes and terms that steal our language to try to sow discord within the LGBT community, such as globohomo and clovergender. See all the benefits at

Gayish: 285 Queer as Folk

Is Queer as Folk good or bad for the gay community? Is it okay to release an episode with a shooting at a gay club during the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting? Where did Queer as Folk get its name? What did the new series improve upon, and what mistakes did they keep making? We get right into the feelz on the old and new versions. YES WE KNOW IT WAS A BRITISH SHOW FIRST SO DON’T WRITE IN ABOUT THAT.

In this episode: News- 2:39 || Main Topic (Queer as Folk)- 19:23 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:26:26

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