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.

This episode was sponsored by Spaces, a new group chat app for queer communities. Join our Gayish space on iOS:

Our Pride Happy Hour, open to everyone and anyone, is tonight (June 23) at 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern. Full event details at

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