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QUEERY with Cameron Esposito

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Sit in on an hour long-conversation between host and standup comic, Cameron Esposito, and some of the brightest luminaries in the LGBTQ+ family. QUEERY explores individual stories of identity, personality and the shifting cultural matrix around gende...Show More
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76. Chris Nee

1:03:15 | Mar 4th

Creator Chris Nee sits down with Cameron to discuss starting at Sesame Street, "babysitting" millions of American children, and feeling like a kid at the adults' table. This episode is sponsored by We Are Okay by Nina LaCour and Billions on S...Show More
75. Congressman Mark Takano

1:11:52 | Feb 25th

Congressman Mark Takano sits down with Cameron to discuss entering public service as an out gay person, his Japanese American family's internment during WWII, and the fight to save our republic. This episode is sponsored by Pact (www.wearpact.com...Show More
74. Our Lady J

42:14 | Feb 18th

Actress Our Lady J sits down with Cameron to discuss playing piano, divulging private information to friends, and facial expressions. This episode is sponsored by Zola (www.zola.com/QUEERY) and True & Co. (www.trueandco.com/QUEERY).
73. SF Sketchfest Live: Scott Thompson

1:06:12 | Feb 11th

Comedian Scott Thompson sits down with Cameron live at SF Sketchfest to discuss performing as an out gay person, Queer Eye, and being seduced by a fan couple. This episode is sponsored by Green Chef (www.greenchef.us/QUEERY).
72. Julia Turshen

1:06:26 | Feb 4th

Cookbook author Julia Turshen sits down with Cameron to discuss being a serious kid, bringing a bag of potato chips to a party, and queer food. This episode is sponsored by Pact (www.wearpact.com code: QUEERY) and Homesick Candles (www.homesick.c...Show More
71. Dan Savage

1:07:24 | Jan 28th

Writer Dan Savage sits down with Cameron to discuss facing criticism from the right and left, the queer family, and adoption. This episode is sponsored by True & Co. (www.trueandco.com/QUEERY) and Homesick Candles (www.homesick.com code: QUEERY)...Show More
Alexandra Billings

59:57 | Jan 21st

Actress Alexandra Billings sits down with Cameron to discuss finding her family in a drag bar, her earliest experiences walking as an out trans woman in Chicago, and creating safe spaces for the younger generation.
Fran Tirado

1:06:25 | Jan 14th

Writer Fran Tirado sits down with Cameron to discuss increasing Out Magazine's intersectionality as Deputy Editor, queer icons, and leaning into your queerness. This episode is sponsored by Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: QUEERY50) and Zola (w...Show More
Fran Dunaway

1:00:42 | Jan 7th

TomboyX CEO Fran Dunaway sits down with Cameron to discuss inclusive sizing, running a Christian group home, and drawing inspiration from wonderful customer feedback. This episode is sponsored by True & Co. (www.trueandco.com/QUEERY code: QUEERY)...Show More
Best of 2018

1:22:16 | Dec 31st, 2018

A compilation of some of the best Queery conversations from 2018! This episode is sponsored by Outdoor Voices (www.outdoorvoices.com/CAMERON code: CAMERON).
Ira Madison III

1:00:16 | Dec 24th, 2018

Writer Ira Madison III sits down with Cameron to discuss going to Catholic school, how sometimes coming out means giving up privilege, and the childhood activities that predicted their career paths. This episode is sponsored by Daily Harvest (ww...Show More
Julien Baker

1:06:28 | Dec 17th, 2018

Musician Julien Baker sits down with Cameron to discuss articulating your needs, making others feel seen, and her experience with straight edge culture. This episode is sponsored by Kopari (www.koparibeauty.com/QUEERY) and Zola (www.zola.com/QUE...Show More
Emma McIlroy

1:03:52 | Dec 10th, 2018

Wildfang CEO Emma Mcilroy sits down with Cameron to discuss the ups and downs of being a startup CEO, abortion clinics, and earning respect. This episode is sponsored by Outdoor Voices (www.outdoorvoices.com/QUEERY code: QUEERY).
Wade Davis

59:33 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Thought leader Wade Davis sits down with Cameron to discuss playing in the NFL, antiblackness within the gay community, and the empathy gap. This episode is sponsored by Wildfang (www.wildfang.com code: QUEERY) and Daily Harvest (www.dailyharvest...Show More
Sarah Kate Ellis

1:04:58 | Nov 26th, 2018

President & CEO of GLAAD Sarah Kate Ellis sits down with Cameron to discuss the work of GLAAD, storytelling's power to humanize, and questioning why roles are too often constrained to one gender. This episode is sponsored by Wildfang (www.wildfa...Show More
London Podcast Fest Live: Mae Martin

1:10:39 | Nov 19th, 2018

Comedian Mae Martin sits down with Cameron live at the London Podcast Festival to discuss starting standup at 13 years old and her new book. Plus, Cameron chats with iwantPrEPnow co-founder, Greg Owen. This episode is sponsored by Zola (www.z...Show More
Lydia Polgreen

1:13:24 | Nov 12th, 2018

HuffPost editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen sits down with Cameron to discuss her early draw to journalism, staying true to yourself while being queer abroad, and the future of American politics. This episode is sponsored by Wildfang (www.wildfang.co...Show More
Garrard Conley

1:09:52 | Nov 5th, 2018

Author Garrard Conley sits down with Cameron to discuss his memoir turned major motion picture Boy Erased, his experience with conversion therapy, and the new podcast UnErased. This episode is sponsored by Wildfang (www.wildfang.com code: QUEERY), D...Show More
Yes on 3 w/ Ariel Sussman and Kasey Suffredini

1:04:44 | Oct 29th, 2018

Don't forget to vote Yes on 3! Ariel Sussman (Communications Specialist) and Kasey Suffredini (Campaign Co-Chair, President of Strategy at Freedom for All Americans) chat with Cameron about the importance of voting Yes on 3 to protect transgender peo...Show More
Riese Bernard

1:09:00 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Autostraddle CEO and co-founder Riese Bernard sits down with Cameron to discuss dealing with criticism from within the community, building Autostraddle and A-Camp, and working as a sex worker. This episode is sponsored by Daniel's Husband (www...Show More
Nik Kacy

1:06:38 | Oct 15th, 2018

Shoeline founder Nik Kacy sits down with Cameron to discuss Equality Fashion Week, gendered bathrooms, and shoes! This episode is sponsored by Helix Sleep (www.helixsleep.com/QUEERY) and Penguin Random House.
Todd Glass

1:19:24 | Oct 8th, 2018

Comedian Todd Glass sits down with Cameron to discuss opening for Patti Labelle at 19, performing stand up before coming out, and learning from your own experiences to show love to everyone. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.c...Show More
Riley Silverman

1:08:50 | Oct 1st, 2018

Comedian Riley Silverman sits down with Cameron to discuss shopping for clothes, Doctor Who, and fights on the internet. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY code: QUEERY), Outdoor Voices (www.outdoorvoices.com/QUEERY code...Show More
Jen Ruggirello

1:00:00 | Sep 24th, 2018

Producer Jen Ruggirello sits down with Cameron to discuss her first time asking someone out, the model minority myth, and presentation through hairstyle and clothing. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY code: QUEERY), Hel...Show More
Amit Paley

1:00:00 | Sep 17th, 2018

The Trevor Project CEO Amit Paley sits down with Cameron to discuss the impact of messaging, services The Trevor Project offers (1-866-4U-TREVOR), and its volunteer opportunities. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY code:...Show More
Tig Notaro

1:00:00 | Sep 10th, 2018

Comedian Tig Notaro sits down with Cameron to discuss what counts as selfish, doing stand up for the first time, and adoption. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY), True and Company (www.trueandco.com/QUEERY), and Pact (w...Show More
Jacqueline Woodson

1:00:00 | Sep 3rd, 2018

Writer Jacqueline Woodson sits down with Cameron to discuss literature as an introduction to intersectionality, microaggressions, and writing stories that mean something to you. This episode is sponsored by Backblaze (www.backblaze.com/queery),...Show More
Kim Fountain

1:00:00 | Aug 27th, 2018

Center on Halsted COO Kim Fountain sits down with Cameron to discuss the work of Center on Halsted, antiviolence programs, and having community wherever you go. This episode is sponsored by Pact (www.wearpact.com code: QUEERY) and HelloFresh (...Show More
Brian Jordan Alvarez

1:00:00 | Aug 20th, 2018

Actor Brian Jordan Alvarez sits down with Cameron to discuss making The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo, what “perfect” can mean, and sobriety. This episode is sponsored by Kopari (www.koparibeauty.com/QUEERY) and Zola (www.zola.com/QUEERY).
Virginia Bauman and Iris Bainum-Houle

1:00:00 | Aug 13th, 2018

Cuties owners Virginia Bauman and Iris Bainum-Houle sit down with Cameron to discuss their queer-owned coffee shop, community, and the challenges of running a small business. This episode is sponsored by Pact (www.wearpact.com code: QUEERY) and R...Show More
Murray Hill

1:00:00 | Aug 6th, 2018

Comedian Murray Hill sits down with Cameron to discuss the performance scene in New York, making your own space, and adapting to different audiences. This episode is sponsored by BarkBox (www.barkbox.com/QUEERY) and Pact (www.wearpact.com code: Q...Show More
Pony Lee

1:00:00 | Jul 30th, 2018

Folklore owner Pony Lee sits down with Cameron to discuss hair, Dyke Day LA, and finding balance in gender expression. This episode is sponsored by The Capitol Theatre (www.capitoltheatre.com), Zola (www.zola.com/QUEERY), and TomboyX (www.tom...Show More
Amber Hikes

1:00:00 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Executive Director Amber Hikes sits down with Cameron to discuss her role at the Philadelphia’s Office of LGBT Affairs, the Philly Pride Flag, and solidarity from your position of privilege. This episode is sponsored by Kopari (www.koparibeauty....Show More
LP

1:00:00 | Jul 16th, 2018

Singer/songwriter LP sits down with Cameron to discuss pursuing an unconventional career, touring while in a relationship, and the nature of her nickname.
Josh Thomas

1:00:00 | Jul 9th, 2018

Comedian Josh Thomas sits down with Cameron about his experience at the American DMV, casting queer folks in queer TV and movie roles, and the changing conversation in Australia. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY co...Show More
Blair Imani

1:00:00 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Activist Blair Imani sits down with Cameron to discuss politicized hair, converting to Islam, and her relationship with faith. This episode is sponsored by Skylar (www.skylar.com/QUEERY) and Zola (www.zola.com/QUEERY).
Grace Bonney

1:00:00 | Jun 25th, 2018

Design*Sponge founder Grace Bonney sits down with Cameron to discuss her new magazine Good Company, sometimes making money doing what you love, and how you don't need to fit into a specific box to be queer. This episode is sponsored by Gunpowd...Show More
Travon Free

1:00:00 | Jun 18th, 2018

Comedian Travon Free sits down with Cameron to discuss separating masculinity from sexuality, getting to a point where you no longer have to keep coming out, and how his show (Camping on HBO) will be the first with a queer black lead since Noah’s Arc...Show More
Larkin Christie

1:00:00 | Jun 11th, 2018

Activist Larkin Christie sits down with Cameron to discuss their experience with alternative schooling, being nonbinary, and often feeling patronized as a youth activist. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY code: QUEERY)...Show More
Vulture Fest Live: Lea DeLaria

1:00:00 | Jun 4th, 2018

Actor Lea DeLaria sits down with Cameron live at Vulture Fest to discuss her role in paving the way for queer actors, getting left out of history, and sex. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY) and Zola (www.zola.com/QU...Show More
Trixie Mattel

1:00:00 | May 28th, 2018

Drag queen Trixie Mattel sits down with Cameron to discuss peeing in drag, Americana folk music, and Provincetown. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERYNEUTRAL code: QUEERYNEUTRAL), SugarBearHair (www.sugarbearhair.com/Q...Show More
Alia Shawkat

1:00:00 | May 21st, 2018

Actor Alia Shawkat sits down with Cameron to discuss her new movie Duck Butter, acting at a young age, and how sexiness is what you're exuding into the world. This episode is sponsored by Care/Of (www.takecareof.com code: QUEERY) and SugarBear...Show More
Dawn Laguens

1:08:08 | May 14th, 2018

Planned Parenthood EVP Dawn Laguens sits down with Cameron to discuss the significance of Planned Parenthood, how knowing that your body is your own is the way to freedom, and being a service provider. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www...Show More
Roxane Gay

1:09:31 | May 7th, 2018

Writer Roxane Gay sits down with Cameron to discuss dating history, the pressure of representation, and the urgency to write about the current cultural moment. This episode is sponsored by EverlyWell (www.everlywell.com code: QUEERY), TomboyX (w...Show More
JFL NorthWest Live: Darcy Michael and Rhea Butcher

1:28:42 | Apr 30th, 2018

Comedians Darcy Michael and Rhea Butcher sit down with Cameron live at JFL NorthWest to discuss their roles as standup comics, identifying as gender nonbinary, and being in a different place than your partner in a relationship. This episode is sp...Show More
Clea DuVall

1:07:37 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Actor Clea DuVall sits down with Cameron to discuss fighting for yourself, loving yourself, and auditioning for Veep. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY code: QUEERY) and Away (www.awaytravel.com/QUEERY code: QUEERY).
Gaby Dunn

1:07:19 | Apr 16th, 2018

Comedian Gaby Dunn sits down with Cameron to discuss YouTube's impact on the entertainment industry, shadow culture, and how society can influence our decisions. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/QUEERY code: QUEERY), EverlyWe...Show More
Margaret Cho

1:06:19 | Apr 9th, 2018

Comedian Margaret Cho sits down with Cameron to discuss always being up-to-date within the community, staying stoked on stand-up, and being inspired by younger people. This episode is sponsored by Tripping.com (www.tripping.com/QUEERY).
Bryan Safi

1:02:37 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Comedian Bryan Safi sits down with Cameron to discuss his experience with his parents, homophobia and misplaced misogyny, and being punished for showing femininity. This episode is sponsored by EverlyWell (www.everlywell.com code: QUEERY).
Brittani Nichols

1:04:17 | Mar 26th, 2018

Comedian Brittani Nichols sits down with Cameron to discuss her feature film Suicide Kale, playing basketball, and those moments that change how you move through the world. This episode is sponsored by Zola, TomboyX (code: QUEERY) and Casper Mat...Show More
Andrea Gibson

1:17:54 | Mar 19th, 2018

Poet Andrea Gibson sits down with Cameron to discuss the politicization of queer love, being an overcommunicator, and stagefright. This episode is sponsored by TomboyX (code: QUEERY) and Tripping.com (www.tripping.com/QUEERY).
Jeffrey Marsh

1:08:13 | Mar 12th, 2018

Writer Jeffrey Marsh sits down with Cameron to discuss pronouns, existing within a community, and undermining the "separateness." This episode is sponsored by Harper Collins Children's Books and Night Call.
Lena Waithe

1:00:30 | Mar 5th, 2018

Cameron sits down with show creator Lena Waithe to discuss dressing as yourself at formal events, the need for at least one show with a queer POC as the lead, and her new show The Chi on Showtime.
Jenny Owen Youngs

1:25:24 | Dec 18th, 2017

Cameron sits down with musician Jenny Owen Youngs to discuss high school experiences, worst fears before coming out, and the comfort and ease after coming out
Eva Sweeney

1:14:09 | Dec 11th, 2017

Cameron sits down with writer Eva Sweeney to discuss being infantilized as a disabled person, her relationship with her parents, and the time she was sent to the E.R. for no good reason.
AW

0:00 | Dec 4th, 2017

Cameron sits down with musician AW to discuss transitioning their name, being honest to their fan base, and what it was like to be on a honeymoon on election night.
Gabe Liedman

0:00 | Nov 27th, 2017

Cameron sits down with comedian Gabe Liedman to discuss the impact of starting in improv comedy, feeling cool for the first time, and being proposed to.
Janine Brito

0:00 | Nov 20th, 2017

Cameron sits down with comic Janine Brito to discuss adapting to new cities, going through cancer treatment as a teenager, and making friends as an adult.
Vivek Shraya

1:19:47 | Nov 13th, 2017

Cameron sits down with artist Vivek Shraya to discuss the effect of colonization on the understanding of queerness, Hindu and Indian masculinity, and the importance of listening for white audiences.
Andrew Gurza

1:12:19 | Nov 6th, 2017

Cameron sits down with disability awareness consultant Andrew Gurza to discuss the lack of representation of the disabled in the queer community, access to queer bars, and being sexy.
Mary Lambert

1:20:53 | Oct 30th, 2017

Cameron sits down with musician Mary Lambert to discuss the importance of empathy and vulnerability, being raised religious, and taking control of your own healing.
Kathy Tu

1:10:55 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Cameron sits down with podcaster Kathy Tu to discuss being "homoromantic," coming out to Mom, and the difficulties of straddling separate worlds and identities. Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe @ smarturl.it/queery Like what you hear? Che...Show More
Shadi Petosky

1:13:43 | Oct 16th, 2017

Cameron sits down with showrunner Shadi Petosky to discuss her path to Danger & Eggs, being a self-sufficient kid, and being made to feel like "the enemy."
Rebecca Sugar

1:17:42 | Oct 9th, 2017

Cameron sits down with showrunner Rebecca Sugar to discuss the importance of queer animated content, being bi and out, and using art to be and feel safe.
Sara Quin

1:24:59 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Cameron sits down with musician Sara Quin to discuss being friends with straight guys, parental influence, and how style and appearance can impact identity.
Tegan Quin

1:14:34 | Sep 25th, 2017

Cameron sits down with musician Tegan Quin to discuss activism as a performer, the beginnings of Tegan and Sara, and no longer apologizing for success.
Evan Rachel Wood

1:19:43 | Sep 18th, 2017

Cameron sits down with actor Evan Rachel Wood to discuss pregnancy and motherhood, being a sexual assault survivor, and what it means to stay and fight.
Jen Richards

1:14:37 | Sep 11th, 2017

Cameron sits down with actor Jen Richards to discuss high school experience, taking up space, and stopping violence against trans women.
Casey Ley

1:20:36 | Sep 4th, 2017

Cameron sits down with comedian Casey Ley to discuss knowing otherness, coming out of the closet twice, and his experience being openly HIV positive.
Stephanie Beatriz

1:13:35 | Aug 28th, 2017

Cameron sits down with actor Stephanie Beatriz to discuss being too hard on yourself, bi erasure, and experience with eating disorders.
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

1:13:03 | Aug 24th, 2017

Cameron sits down with actor Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman to discuss his experience as Jay on UnReal, growing up in Canada, and never being in the closet.
Andrea Fontenot

1:14:20 | Aug 21st, 2017

Cameron sits down with professor Andrea Fontenot to discuss class-passing, parenting, and getting schooled on queery theory.
Madin Lopez

1:08:52 | Aug 17th, 2017

Cameron sits down with philanthropist Madin Lopez to discuss the importance of haircuts, RuPaul's influence, and ProjectQ.
Jill Soloway

1:10:22 | Aug 14th, 2017

Cameron sits down with artist Jill Soloway to discuss understanding patriarchy at a young age, living in Chicago, and inadvertently being a spokesperson.
Solomon Georgio

1:08:51 | Aug 10th, 2017

Cameron sits down with comedian Solomon Georgio to discuss his first plane ride to the U.S., code-switching, and family dynamics.
Rhea Butcher

1:04:21 | Aug 5th, 2017

Cameron sits down with comedian Rhea Butcher to discuss being wives, growing up in Akron, and gender identity. Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe @ smarturl.it/queery Like what you hear? Check out Ethnically Ambiguous @ smarturl.it/ambiguou...Show More