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BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay. WNYC Studios is a list...Show More
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Taiwan!

36:00 | May 27th

Note: this is a rerun of a previous episode. Traveling to Taiwan with her mom, Kathy imagines the life she might have lived had her family stayed. Kathy's mom previously appeared on Nancy in the episodes "Hello hello" and "Kathy's Mom is Uncomfortabl...Show More
Masha Gessen's Y2K

22:24 | Apr 1st

A very Russian love story on the brink of Y2K. — Dan Taberski hosts the show, Surviving Y2K, and previously hosted Missing Richard Simmons. Both shows are part of the Headlong Podcast. The third season of Headlong premieres Tuesday, April 23rd. Music...Show More
Five Simple Steps

35:46 | Jun 29th, 2018

Traveling to Taiwan with her mom, Kathy imagines the life she might have lived had her family stayed.Kathy's mom previously appeared on Nancy in the episodes "Hello hello" and "Kathy's Mom is Uncomfortable With All This." Guo Mama works at the Taiwan...Show More
Oliver Sipple

1:05:32 | Oct 3rd, 2017

On Sept. 22, 1975, Oliver Sipple went for a walk. The rest is history. Latif Nasser is the director of research at Radiolab. Tracie Hunte is a reporter at Radiolab. Support our work! Become a Nancy member today at Nancypodcast.org/donate.
RuPaul Wants Naked People and Big, Fat Asses

29:05 | Jul 30th, 2017

RuPaul navigates performance art with Broad City's Abbi Jacobson in the new WNYC Studios and MoMA podcast A Piece of Work. Nancy returns for season two in August. Subscribe to A Piece of Work wherever you get your podcasts. Support our work. Become a...Show More
Kathy Goes to Camp

26:10 | Jun 25th, 2017

Maybe don't overthink this one. — A-Camp is an annual summer camp for queer women organized by the website Autostraddle. Episode scoring by Jeremy Bloom with guitar performance by Hannis Brown. Sign up for our newsletter and follow Nancy on Facebook ...Show More
Everything Changed

29:25 | Jun 11th, 2017

The shooting at Pulse claimed 49 lives. Orlando hasn’t been the same since.  Sign up for our newsletter and follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter. Nancy is a production of WNYC Studios. Support our work. Become a Nancy member today at Nancypodcast.or...Show More
Thank You for Being a Friend

32:17 | May 21st, 2017

Traveled down the road and back again. Your heart is true, you’re a pal and a confidante. Join us for a trip to Florida, with special guests Rufus Wainwright, Saeed Jones and the ghost of Bea Arthur. — Rufus Wainwright is a musician. — Saeed Jones is...Show More
Here's What It's Like

27:31 | May 7th, 2017

David and Dominique have something in common. Special thanks to Krishna Stone at Gay Men's Health Crisis, an HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and advocacy organization in New York. Episode scoring by Jeremy Bloom. Follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter and s...Show More
What Do We Have in Common?

28:30 | Jun 24th

For the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we talk about what actually happened and where we go from here. — Marc Stein is a historian at San Francisco State University. — Karla Jay is an author, activist, and Professor Emeritus at Pace Univ...Show More
When They Win

24:50 | Jun 17th

When Andraya Yearwood runs against her competition, people pay attention — whether she wants them to or not. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom, Benedek ("Cruzin'"), Anamorphic Orchestra ("Signs of Life"), Andy G. Cohen ("A Perceptible Shift"), an...Show More
The Day of Epiphany

30:22 | Jun 10th

It’s a moment of reckoning for many members of the United Methodist Church, and after 25 years as a United Methodist pastor, Cynthia Meyer found herself with a decision to make. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom, Andy G. Cohen ("Land Legs"), Axle...Show More
Sex Educated

28:13 | Jun 3rd

Good sex ed can be life-changing. But getting access to it often entails a fight. — Matt Bloom is a reporter for KUNC in Greeley, Colorado, where he covers breaking news stories and the economy. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom, Marco Trovatello...Show More
When Tobin Met Kathy

30:11 | May 20th

This week, Nancy is live and talking romcoms, meet-cutes, and weddings...with special guest Daniel K. Isaac! — Daniel K. Isaac stars on Billions as Ben Kim and recently guest starred on The Other Two as Jeremy. — Daniel was also recently on an episod...Show More
100% Science, 100% Magic

22:44 | May 13th

On a grey, Wisconsin day two years ago, Kristin Russo's life changed forever. — Kristin Russo is a writer, speaker, educator, and consultant with a focus on LGBTQ issues. She is CEO of the website My Kid Is Gay and co-authored This is a Book for Pare...Show More
The Nancy Variety Show!

28:37 | May 6th

Piñatas, weird car noises, and succulents, OH MY! It's the Nancy Variety Show! — Chaya Milchtein runs the website Mechanic Shop Femme, where you can find automotive classes and consulting. — Mark Joseph Stern covers law and LGBTQ issues for Slate. Mu...Show More
Natalie Diaz Talks Love and Basketball

20:08 | Apr 29th

2018 MacArthur Genius winner Natalie Diaz talks about going from a professional basketball player to a poet, and how her love of language helped her embrace her queerness. — Natalie Diaz is a poet, essayist, and linguist. She teaches at the Arizona S...Show More
Desiree Akhavan's The Bisexual

18:19 | Apr 22nd

Desiree Akhavan—filmmaker, creator, and star of The Bisexual—talks about being the rule-breaker of her family, and why she trolled her brother with her armpit hair. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom. Support our work. Become a Nancy member today...Show More
The Cowboy Of The West Village

25:47 | Apr 15th

The story of Storme DeLarverie, a true American hero. — Storme DeLarverie’s obituary in The New York Times. — The Nod is hosted by Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings. It's produced by Kate Parkinson-Morgan and James T. Green. Sarah Abdurrahman is their s...Show More
Does It Bring You Joy?

29:51 | Apr 8th

Tobin realizes he’s been carrying around an insecurity since he was a teenager. — Dr. Christie Block is a Speech-Language Pathologist based in New York City. — Jacob Tobia is a writer, activist, producer, and author of the book, Sissy: A Coming-of-Ge...Show More
David and Dominique

28:00 | Mar 25th

David and Dominique have something in common. Special thanks to Krishna Stone at Gay Men's Health Crisis, an HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and advocacy organization in New York.  Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom. Note: A version of this episode fir...Show More
A Private Life

22:36 | Mar 18th

Nino and Drew kept their relationship a secret for more than 40 years. And then, they decided to do something that forced them into the spotlight. — This is Love is a show that explores perseverance, obsession, and what happens when we risk betting i...Show More
The Golden Queers

22:45 | Mar 8th

What is retirement like when there's been a lifetime of discrimination and added costs, and what do we do about it? Queer Money Matters is Nancy's series about the straight economy and how queer people navigate it. Music in this episode by Jeremy Blo...Show More
Dude, Where’s My Coverage?

17:28 | Mar 7th

Even if you have insurance, being queer can be a barrier to getting the healthcare you need. Queer Money Matters is Nancy's series about the straight economy and how queer people navigate it. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom and Tigue. Support o...Show More
For Richer, For Poorer

16:21 | Mar 6th

Marriage equality meant more dollars in the bank for lots of queer people. But what if getting married goes against your identity or is simply not possible? Queer Money Matters is Nancy's series about the straight economy and how queer people navigat...Show More
The Gayly Grind

16:08 | Mar 5th

From discrimination in the hiring process to a wage gap to a patchwork of legal protections, there are road blocks at every stage of our career. Queer Money Matters is Nancy's series about the straight economy and how queer people navigate it. Music ...Show More
Babies and Bills

24:51 | Mar 4th

When you’re queer and you want to add a kid to your family, things get complicated—and expensive—really quickly. Queer Money Matters is Nancy's series about the straight economy and how queer people navigate it. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom ...Show More
Queer Money Fear$

16:50 | Feb 25th

The economy is built for cisgender, heterosexual people. We're exploring the financial hurdles queer people face and how we navigate them. It's Nancy's "Queer Money Matters." If you want to see the results of "Nancy’s 2019 Money Survey of a Represent...Show More
The Word 'Queer'

24:31 | Feb 18th

Strange or obtuse; a stinging homophobic slur; a radical political rejection of normativity; a broad term encompassing every and any variation on sexual orientation and gender identity: the word 'queer' has a multifarious past and complicated present...Show More
The Case of the Cutoffs

26:06 | Feb 11th

Eight years ago, Ben found a pair of cutoff jean shorts mounted in a shadowbox. Now, he's on a search for the truth. — Ben Riskin quit his law firm four years ago and embarked on a career in podcasting. Ben recently joined Endeavor Audio to lead thei...Show More
Phillip Picardi: Out With the Old

30:26 | Feb 4th

Phillip Picardi joins Nancy to talk about his first job at McDonald's, his recent job as Anna Wintour's protégé, and his new job as editor-in-chief of Out Magazine. — Phillip Picardi is the editor-in-chief at Out Magazine. He previously served as chi...Show More
The League of Extraordinary Trolls

31:21 | Jan 28th

An elite unit of trolls is engaged in an existential battle against hate speech on the internet. This is their story. This episode originally aired on Endless Thread, a co-production of WBUR and Reddit. It's a show about Reddit (also known as the fro...Show More
Nancy Takes the Stage

32:24 | Jan 21st

Tobin and Kathy have sweated through a few live shows, and now it's time to share a few of them with the world. — Jes Tom (they/them) is a weird nonbinary queer Asian-American radical cyborg stand up comic. They will be performing at Caroline's on Fe...Show More
Love Song

31:27 | Jan 14th

Myosha Smith stopped speaking to her brother Joe after he handled her coming out poorly. Realizing his mistake, Joe decided to try to win his sister back with a song. — Daniel A. Gross is a writer, reporter, and radio producer based in Brooklyn. — My...Show More
Mr. LA Leather

27:35 | Jan 7th

Every year, contestants spend months working on their charisma, memorizing speeches, and getting their show-stopping outfits ready to win the sash. No, this is not Miss America...this is Mr. Los Angeles Leather. — James Kim makes podcasts at KPCC. — ...Show More
A Gaggle Resolution

38:19 | Dec 31st, 2018

Nancy staged a friend-tervention for Joe Rodriguez. Will finding your gaggle be your resolution for the new year? And if you want to broaden your friendship horizons this year, join our How to Get a Gaggle project! Special thanks to Fran Tirado of th...Show More
God + The Gays

30:56 | Dec 24th, 2018

Growing up, Phoebe was a Jesus kid. In college, after Tinder-swiping her way to gayness, she comes out to Christians and hopes that they’ll accept her. And now, Phoebe goes on a mission to find out whether people with fundamentally different beliefs ...Show More
You Couldn't Say It Was Wrong

29:37 | Dec 17th, 2018

A nun leaves her small town home in Illinois and comes to the West Village of ‘80s New York...so she can learn how to care for patients dying of HIV/AIDS.  — Michael J. O'Loughlin is a Chicago-based religion journalist and author of The Tweetable Pop...Show More
Bowen Yang Was Fooled by Grey's Anatomy

24:51 | Dec 10th, 2018

Bowen Yang drops by the studio to talk to Tobin and Kathy about Sandra Oh, Saturday Night Live, and bad representation. — Bowen Yang is a comedian, producer, and formerly mediocre chemistry major based in Brooklyn, NY. He co-hosts the podcast, Las Cu...Show More
Coming Out, Coming Forward

34:18 | Dec 3rd, 2018

When he was a young teenager, Luke realized he had to speak up—about who he was and what had happened to him. (Warning: this episode discusses childhood sexual assault.) — Radio Rookies is a New York Public Radio initiative that provides teenagers wi...Show More
X & Y

40:03 | Nov 26th, 2018

This week, Nancy is featuring an episode of Radiolab Presents: Gonads. A lot of us understand biological sex with a pretty fateful underpinning: if you’re born with XX chromosomes, you’re female; if you’re born with XY chromosomes, you’re male. But i...Show More
I've Been Meaning to Tell You...

35:02 | Nov 19th, 2018

We asked you to share with us the things you've been meaning to tell someone. This is what happened next. To see some of the tips and advice from the episode, or if you want to join our "I've Been Meaning To Tell You..." project, head to nancypodcast...Show More
Alexandra Billings Won't Stay Quiet Anymore

21:56 | Nov 13th, 2018

Alexandra Billings, who plays Davina on Transparent, says she believes Jeffrey Tambor's accusers — and feels complicit for not speaking up earlier. — Alexandra Billings is an actor and singer. She recently appeared on Broadway in the comedy The Nap. ...Show More
Jill Soloway's 'Transparent' Reckoning

24:03 | Nov 12th, 2018

Transparent creator Jill Soloway on the allegations against Jeffrey Tambor and what's next for the groundbreaking Amazon series. — Jill Soloway is the creator and executive producer of Transparent. Their new book is called She Wants It: Desire, Power...Show More
Emma Gonzalez Wants You to Vote

25:18 | Nov 5th, 2018

Midterm elections are coming up, and March For Our Lives activists Emma Gonzalez and Bria Smith traveled the country registering voters. — Emma Gonzalez is an activist and advocate with March For Our Lives. — Bria Smith is an activist and advocate wi...Show More
Definitely, Maybe

27:39 | Oct 29th, 2018

To win in Massachusetts, trans activists have adopted a counterintuitive strategy: leaning into the worst things their opponents say about them. — Dee Rogers (she/her) is a volunteer for the Yes on 3 campaign in Massachusetts.— Kasey Suffredini (he/h...Show More
We Can't Be Erased

0:00 | Oct 26th, 2018

It's been a tough week of news, and we asked our trans and gender non-conforming listeners: What do you want cisgender people to know? If you, or someone you know, are looking for resources (or for organizations to donate to), consider these ones: — ...Show More
The First Queer Woman in Congress

36:04 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Note: As we were setting this episode to "publish," news came down about the Trump administration’s push to narrow the definition of gender and essentially erasing trans people. It’s fucked up. We are currently working on an episode about trans right...Show More
You've Been Meaning To Tell Us

32:04 | Oct 15th, 2018

You've all had a lot you've been meaning to say. Plus, a favorite story from the Nancy archives. If you want to join our "I've Been Meaning To Tell You..." Project, head to nancypodcast.org/tell.  — Peter Bresnan is a radio producer in New York. Note...Show More
Where We Were Then, Where We Are Now

27:54 | Oct 8th, 2018

The 20 years since Matthew Shepard's death have been transformative for his mother, Judy. Plus: we talk to Samira Wiley, who appeared in an anniversary production of The Laramie Project. — Judy Shepard is president of the Matthew Shepard Foundation. ...Show More
Closest I Get

26:33 | Oct 1st, 2018

Kathy always thought her favorite singer-songwriter was working through something in her songs. It turns out she was. — Katie Herzig is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter based in Nashville. Her latest albums are Moment of Bliss and the Delicate EP...Show More
Perfect Son

38:04 | Sep 24th, 2018

Jason Kim didn’t talk to his dad very much. But all that changed three years ago, when he got a call that upended their entire relationship. — Jason Kim is a screenwriter, playwright, and librettist. He's written for shows like "Barry" and "Girls" on...Show More
Nancy is back for Season 4!

03:04 | Sep 20th, 2018

Every Monday, stories and conversations about the LGBTQ community. New episodes start September 24.
Cumming to America

27:46 | Jun 24th, 2018

Alan Cumming, who starred as the emcee in the Broadway classic "Cabaret," returns to the stage with a cabaret act called "Legal Immigrant." It's running this month at Cafe Carlyle and Joe's Pub. Patti O'Furniture hosts a weekly drag show at PT's 1109...Show More
Take the Long Way Home

32:58 | Jun 17th, 2018

Queer Eye superfan Dennis Low (aka Tobin's Dad) returns to Nancy to chat about the Netflix reboot of the series. Queer Eye's second season came out on Friday. Katie Schlechter is a freelance journalist based in Mexico City. Last summer, shortly after...Show More
Peppermint 2020

34:56 | Jun 10th, 2018

Tobin is on a quest to convince his coworkers that RuPaul's Drag Race is more than meets the eye. With expert help from Mathew Rodriguez and Mackenzie Cole. Plus, a conversation with drag trailblazer Peppermint, who's making history as the first tran...Show More
Cameron Esposito is Reclaiming Rape Jokes

21:17 | Jun 7th, 2018

Content warning: This episode discusses sexual assault.Most jokes about rape are terrible. But in a new special, comedian Cameron Esposito is using them to talk about being a survivor of sexual assault. Cameron's special "Rape Jokes" comes out June 1...Show More
Poor Unfortunate Souls

26:53 | Jun 3rd, 2018

Everybody loves a hero. But villains can be much more interesting. Meredith Talusan is the Executive Editor at Them. She wrote an essay about trans villains in film for BuzzFeed.Dan Kois and Isaac Butler are co-authors of The World Only Spins Forward...Show More
We Can Be Friends

26:21 | May 27th, 2018

Nancy's "How to Get a Gaggle" project gave listeners four weeks of challenges toward making new friends. This week on the show, we check in on how it all went. You can still sign up for the Gaggle project - you'll get four weeks of coaching and chall...Show More
You're Not a 'Bad Gay'

17:28 | May 20th, 2018

John Paul Brammer wrote the column "Hola Papi" for Into; he's now a staff writer at Them. Want advice from Nancy? Email your question (ideally as a voice memo) to advice@nancypodcast.org. Original music by Jeremy Bloom. Support our work! Become a Nan...Show More
DilDOs and DilDON'Ts

23:10 | May 13th, 2018

Sex toys can be about more than just pleasure. For queer people, they're often a vital part of figuring yourself out. Gabe Gonzalez is a comedian and writer. Buck Angel is a trans advocate and sex toy designer. Special thanks to Hallie Lieberman, aut...Show More
The Rowan County Clerk

37:54 | May 6th, 2018

Kim Davis denied David Ermold a marriage license three times. Now he's running to replace her. Original music by Jeremy Bloom with additional music by Andy Cohen ("Land of Legs"), Nctrnm ("Blonde"), and Drake Stafford ("Only Love"). Democratic forum ...Show More
Michelle Buteau Is Straight But We Love Her Anyway

38:36 | May 1st, 2018

Michelle Buteau is the host of Late Night Whenever, the newest podcast from WNYC Studios. This episode features comedian Matteo Lane and actor Nico Tortorella. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to shows.
Shamir Bailey Hates Your Favorite Shamir Song

18:38 | Apr 29th, 2018

Shamir Bailey is a queer, Philadelphia-based musician. His albums include Ratchet, Hope, Revelations, and Resolution.While he was in the studio, we had Shamir perform acoustic versions of his songs "Straight Boy" and "I Can't Breathe."Video productio...Show More
Gaggle Update: We're Here to Make Friends

03:58 | Apr 25th, 2018

Our month-long "How to Get a Gaggle" project is just getting started! Today we're checking in on what participants are looking for and how they're doing. Share your own stories! Email a voice memo to nancypodcast@wnyc.org, post on social media using ...Show More
Punks

23:26 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Once upon a time, Kai Wright saw a movie called Punks. A romantic comedy about black gay men, it was like nothing he'd ever seen before. But then it disappeared. Kai Wright is editor and host of WNYC’s Narrative Unit and a columnist for The Nation ma...Show More
A Gaggle for Me

37:16 | Apr 15th, 2018

In our season three premiere, Nancy stages a friend-tervention for Joe Rodriguez. Plus, we launch our new How to Get a Gaggle project! Special thanks to Fran Tirado of the podcast Food 4 Thot, Eric Sosa at C'mon Everybody, and Bill Clark and Libby Wi...Show More
Tobin. Kathy. Season Three!

03:50 | Apr 12th, 2018

Nancy's back with a whole new season of stories and conversations about the queer experience today. All-new episodes starting Sunday, April 15.
Return to Ring of Keys

25:14 | Dec 3rd, 2017

Sarah Lu's first glimpse at life as a queer adult came while visiting Maura Koutoujian's general store back when she was a kid. Years later, Sarah tracked Maura down. Note: A version of this episode first ran on April 10, 2017. Episode scoring by Jer...Show More
Kathy's Mom is Uncomfortable With All This

23:57 | Nov 19th, 2017

Kathy's mom didn't expect anyone would actually listen to her the first time Kathy recorded their conversation. And she's still not particularly comfortable with all this gay stuff. Note: A version of this episode first ran on April 9, 2017. Episode ...Show More
Lena Waithe's Superpowers

18:06 | Nov 12th, 2017

We first spoke with Lena Waithe just ahead of Master of None's second season, which featured the groundbreaking episode "Thanksgiving." Kathy checked back in shortly after Lena won an Emmy for writing that episode. — Lena Waithe is an Emmy-award winn...Show More
Out at Work

30:44 | Oct 29th, 2017

Nearly 3,000 of you told us about your experiences being queer on the job. And we learned it's rarely as simple as "in" or "out." Visit nancypodcast.org/workresults for results from our Out at Work survey, plus a whole bunch of resources for navigati...Show More
This Awful Side of Me

25:45 | Oct 22nd, 2017

You don't accept it or you don't understand it? Lewis Wallace is a magazine editor and radio producer in North Carolina. Liza Yeager is a senior at Brown University, where she co-founded Now Here This. Episode scoring by Jeremy Bloom with additional ...Show More
Absence Of

28:58 | Oct 15th, 2017

You don't know what you don't know.Jordan Crucchiola is an associate editor at Vulture, where this spring she wrote "An Asexual's Defense of Jughead Kissing Betty on Riverdale."Ben Schwartz is a LARP writer at the Wayfinder Experience.Episode scoring...Show More
Tegan & Sara & Abby & Josh

17:52 | Oct 8th, 2017

Sibling relationships can be tricky. Tegan & Sara are about to hit the road for "The Con X: Tour," which marks the 10th anniversary of their breakout album. Abby Holtzman is a radio producer working now at WAMU and NPR's The Big Listen. Her brother J...Show More
Different in Two Ways

19:03 | Oct 1st, 2017

Ryan Haddad is a writer and actor with a one-man show about hooking up, dating, and intimacy. He also has cerebral palsy. Please don't call him inspirational. Ryan Haddad  is a New York-based writer and performer. His one-man show is called "Hi, Are ...Show More
Will and Grace Are Back! (But Should They Be?)

19:17 | Sep 28th, 2017

The world's changed since the groundbreaking sitcom went off the air. Eleven years later, does Will & Grace still have something to say?Alex Jung is a staff writer at Vulture, where he covers entertainment and culture.New episodes of Will & Grace air...Show More
Somewhat Out

24:38 | Sep 24th, 2017

Chirlane McCray, New York City's first lady, spoke to us about the new NYC Unity Project. Her 1979 essay in Essence is called "I Am A Lesbian."  Rich Bellis is an associate editor at Fast Company, where he covers the intersection of LGBT issues, busi...Show More
I See You, I Love You

23:16 | Sep 17th, 2017

If you don't see something, say something. Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin produce a YouTube series called Just Between Us. They have a new YA book called "I Hate Everyone But You." Vivek Shraya is the author of "The Boy and the Bindi," a children's boo...Show More
Does Your Boss Know You're Gay?

23:05 | Sep 10th, 2017

Twenty-eight states lack employment protections for LGBT people. And what federal protections do exist are under new attack. This episode is part of our Out at Work series. Take our quick survey to tell us about your experience being queer at work. F...Show More
Multiple Lesbians in Any Scenario

19:27 | Sep 3rd, 2017

The L Word is a soap opera, and maybe not even a particularly good one at that. But it's also essential viewing for queer women. Cameron Esposito is an actor, comedian, and producer. Sarah Shahi, Erin Daniels, and Mia Kirshner played Carmen, Dana, an...Show More
My Brother and Me

29:11 | Aug 27th, 2017

Nore Davis tells jokes about his brother, Khalil, being transgender. But they've never really just sat down to talk about it. Plus: Patti Harrison responds to the president.Nore Davis is a comedian. You can listen to his albums Home Game and Away Gam...Show More
The Pentagon's Secret Gaggle of Gays

23:19 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Even after "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was repealed, the military wasn't an easy place to be out. Audrey Quinn, a WNYC health reporter, reported and produced this story. Special thanks to Alex Wagner, Tarak Shah, Todd Breasseale, and Sue Fulton. All seas...Show More
The Swimsuit Issue

25:54 | Aug 20th, 2017

Thanks for the invite, but Tobin's going to skip your pool party. Sabri Ben-Achour is a senior reporter for Marketplace. James T. Green is a producer for The Nod. Babetown hosts pop-up events for queer women. Episode scoring by Jeremy Bloom and Isaac...Show More
Nancy's Back

02:08 | Aug 17th, 2017

Your friendly neighborhood LGBTQ podcast is back for season 2. Kathy’s dating, Tobin’s at the beach, and just to make sure this trailer lands up high in the search results: What time is the solar eclipse? New episodes starting Sunday, Aug. 20!
Let's Talk About Trump's Trans Ban

08:08 | Jul 27th, 2017

An estimated 15,000 trans people currently serve in the U.S. military. We spoke with Jordan Blisk, a former senior airman in the U.S. Air Force Reserves, about why he wanted to serve to begin with, and how it transformed his life for the better.Sign ...Show More
Q is Growing Up

16:48 | Jul 16th, 2017

Q Daily is an 11-year-old trans boy. With puberty looming, he and his family have big decisions to make. Yasmeen Khan is a reporter covering education and youth for the WNYC Newsroom. Her stories were mixed by Wayne Shulmister. Sign up for our newsle...Show More
It's Really You

29:03 | Jun 18th, 2017

Sometimes when you speak up, the world answers. — Gavin Grimm is a transgender rights activist suing his school district in federal court. The Vice documentary excerpted in this episode was reported by Diana Tourjee for Broadly. Bank Street School fo...Show More
You've Told Me This Before

29:31 | Jun 4th, 2017

— Asia Kate Dillon’s role on “Billions” helped them understand a non-binary gender identity. — Tina Healy comes out as trans over and over again. Her daughter Jessica Walton's book is called "Introducing Teddy." Episode scoring by Jeremy Bloom with a...Show More
Dear Nancy

30:12 | May 28th, 2017

We've got mail. Mara Wilson is a former child actor and the author of "Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame." Erin McKeown is a musician, writer and producer. Sign up for our newsletter and follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitte...Show More
The Coolest Lesbian Ever

13:38 | May 16th, 2017

We talk to Lena Waithe, the scene-stealing BFF on Master of None. Follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for our newsletter at nancypodcast.org. Nancy is a production of WNYC Studios. Support our work. Become a Nancy member today at Nancyp...Show More
Fear of Being Butch

23:57 | May 14th, 2017

There’s no shame in asking for a ‘90s boy band haircut. — Production help from Cathy Wong, Tommy Bazarian, and Rachel Matlow.  — Khane Kutzwell's barber shop is Camera Ready Kutz.  — Thanks to the many people helped produce Kathy's story on being but...Show More
There Are No Gay Wizards

29:40 | Apr 30th, 2017

Albus Dumbledore isn't gay, no matter what J.K. Rowling says. But that doesn't mean the "Harry Potter" books aren't incredibly queer. — Matt Collette is the producer of Nancy. — Pat Brown is a New York-based comedian. Her album is called Sex Tape. Ep...Show More
The Elephant in the Room

35:06 | Apr 23rd, 2017

Gay Republicans say they’ve got Trump on speed dial. Is he picking up the phone? — This episode is a co-production with BuzzFeed News. — Dominic Holden is the site’s national LGBT reporter. Follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for our new...Show More
I Had No Idea

39:46 | Apr 16th, 2017

We were in a relationship? — Peter Bresnan is a radio producer in New York. — Shakina Nayfack was accompanied by pianist and composer Julianne Wick Davis. Follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for our newsletter at nancypodcast.org. Nancy ...Show More
Like Two Ken Dolls Being Smashed Together

36:25 | Apr 10th, 2017

When sex ed doesn't cover it, you've got to figure stuff out on your own. — Tobin looks for "the first Asian top." — Sarah Lu reconnects with a woman from her past. Follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for our newsletter at nancypodcast.o...Show More
Hello, Hello

29:27 | Apr 9th, 2017

Come out. Repeat. Record. — Kathy has come out to her mom over and over again. This time she wants to know her mom understands. — Tobin's dad gets help from five fabulous friends. Follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for our newsletter at...Show More
Nancy: It's a Podcast, Not a Person

02:46 | Apr 4th, 2017

BFFs Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Coming out April 9. Follow Nancy on Facebook and Twitter and ...Show More