Gayish: 263 Sides (w/ Dr. Joe Kort)

Anal schmanal. Sexologist, psychotherapist, and host of the podcast “Smart Sex, Smart Love” Dr. Joe Kort joins us to talk about sides, the term he coined in 2013 to describe gay men who don’t have anal sex. We also dip into straight guys, MSM (men who have sex with men), and Mike gets a little therapy about demisexuality.

In this episode: News- 1:53 || Main Topic (Sides)- 16:56 || Guest (Dr. Joe Kort)- 21:02 || Gayest & Straightest- 52:10

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Gayish: 262 Decluttering

As voted on by our Gap Bridgers, we talk about a common New Year’s resolution, decluttering, including the “science” of straight men vs. gay men’s organizational skills, Tim Gunn vs. Marie Kondo, decluttering Mike’s dildo collection, and Truman Capote.

In this episode: News- 2:03 || Main Topic (Decluttering)- 12:36 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:37

Coming soon on the Patreon bonus segment, Fucking Dan talks about hoarding tendencies, both his own and the diagnosis. Get bonus segments every week for just $5/mo. at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.

Gayish: 261 Betty White

Betty White said, “The gay community seems to like old ladies. They always have.” And yes, Betty, it’s true, but we loved you.

In this episode: News- 3:42 || Main Topic (Betty White)- 15:15 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:05:52

Coming soon to the bonus Patreon segment, who’s next????? Get bonus content at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.

Gayish: 260 Champagne 🍾

We cover the creation of champagne (hint: it’s not Dom Pérignon), Mike’s new favorite god, why champagne is associated with New Year’s Eve, bottomless mimosas, champagne songs by mostly straight artists (incl. Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas, Drake, Lin Manuel Miranda, Jessica Hammond, Malia Civetz, Queer Rocket, and Amanda Lepore), the “gay” cava True Colours and their iffy LGBT support, and the champagne of beer.

In this episode: News- 1:27 || Main Topic (Champagne)- 14:49 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:13:41

In the bonus Patreon segment, Fucking Dan shoots champagne up his ass. No, for realz. Get bonus audio and video at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.

Gayish: 259 Queer Dads II (w/ the Peters-Mathews Family)

In this chaotic re-do of the topic “queer dads” for Redo-cember, we check in once again with gay dads Joseph and Brandon Peters-Mathews and their two-year-old, Topher.

In this episode: News- 1:46 || Main Topic (Queer Dads)- 16:41 || Gayest & Straightest- 57:19

Coming soon on the Patreon bonus segment, Mike and Kyle update each other on if they want kids. Get tons of bonus content and support the show by joining at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.

Gayish: 258 Butt Plugs II (w/ Happy Hole Toys)

Erik and Emmett from the Seattle-based Happy Hole Toys join us to talk about the process of making butt plugs, coming out to grandma about making butt plugs, DongTwitter™, gooey duck and Sasquatch toys, and tech support for Mike’s prostate.

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In this episode: News- 1:33 || Main Topic (Butt Plugs)- 18:27 || Gayest & Straightest- 48:55

Coming soon on the Patreon bonus segment, Erik and Emmett let us pull butt plugs out of their mold, and we take a look at all the unusual, colorful sex toys they brought to show us. Join at patreon.com/gayishpodcast to get weekly bonus audio segments for $5/mo. and bonus video segments for $10/mo.

Gayish: 257 Ginger

Can stereotypes be fun without being harmful? Is the Red Hot calendar good, bad, or fetish? What about Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lindsay Lohan, Elton John, Willow, and that dude who hosts ‘RISK!’? Bring on the gingers (and the lesbian bars)!

In this episode: News- 3:16 || Main Topic (Ginger)- 13:10 || Gayest & Straightest- 59:49

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Gayish: 256 Dungeons & Dragons II

As part of Redo-cember, we’re talking about Dungeons & Dragons! Again! But for real this time. We’ll talk about Gary Gygax’s problematic son, LGBTQ representation in The Adventure Zone, and surprisingly personal experiences of the joys and sorrows of playing D&D. Thanks to Gap Bridger Zackery Cochran for requesting this topic!
 
In this episode: News- 5:55 || Main Topic (Dungeons & Dragons)- 14:24 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:20:14
 
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Gayish: 255 Things Kyle Likes

As a counterpoint to episode 244, we’re talking all about things Kyle likes, including: a popular hazelnut spread, the phrase “no homo,” a less-but-not-completely-non-homophobic pizza chain, and taking the attention off himself. Thanks to Gap Bridger Steve Douglas for requesting this topic!

In this episode: News- 2:15 || Main Topic (Things Kyle Likes)- 14:53 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:09:36

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Gayish: 254 Laundry

We’ll wear this episode for two weeks, work out and sweat in it, then mail it to you in a plastic bag.

In this episode: News- 9:49 || Main Topic (Laundry)- 26:17 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:17:07

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