#155 – Geeks OUT

Had a super awesome conversation with Tom and Ben from Geeks OUT. Geeks OUT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to rallying, empowering, and promoting the queer geek...

#154 – Muh Freeze Peach w/Amanda Marcotte

Yeah, another conversation about free speech on college campuses. But we think we did a better job than a lot of folks on this one...

#153 – Demolish Your Shame

There are lots of ways society weaponizes shame against us. I'm tired of it....

#152 – Journalism and Community Building w/ Zack Ford of Think Progress

Journalism's gotta be a weird gig nowadays right? So we thought we'd talk to one and get the scoop...

In Conversation with Stephanie Zvan and Matt Dillahunty

Matt Dillahunty has taken a lot of heat in the wake of the Buzzfeed article about Lawrence Krauss. He agreed to talk to Stephanie Zvan and I about the situation and his response....

#151 – Building A Better Movement

Our movement has issues. How do we fix them?...

#150 – What Does it Mean to be a Man?

Its a fraught and complicated question but our guest is trying to answer it....

#149 – Are Gamers All Terrible People?

Sometimes it seems the gaming world is a pretty unfriendly place. Let's figure that one out!...

#148 – Proper Transing

Most of us know what its like to be pressured into fitting a narrative. It kinda sucks shit. Let's have a talk about it....

#147 – How Do We Grieve? w/Eli Bosnick

Eli Bosnick lost his dad 5 years ago this week. Here's how he coped and what he learned....

#146 – Can a Universal Basic Income Work?

We're super excited by the idea, but we have questions!...

#145 – Addiction and Recovery

Our dear friend Trav Mamone takes us through their journey of addiction and recovery....

#144 – Not Queer Enough, Not Trans Enough

This one's for anyone who's been made to feel not queer or trans enough....

#143 – John Pavlovitz and the Bigger Table

A few social justice minded atheists sit down with a progressive Christian. Are we really so different?...

#142 – New Years Hopes and Fears

Callie's got a hot take on new years hot takes. Also, lets talk about our hopes and fears for the coming year....

#141 – Friendsmas!

Just some good friends hanging out and talking about trans things for Christmas <3...

#140 – Existing as a Woman

There's been a LOT happening related to sexual violence lately, in and out of our community. Let's talk about it....

#139 – What Child is Cis?

Santa Claus makes a decision that sends shockwaves through the North Pole: All transgender kids are going on the naughty list this year....

#138 – Transgender People in Prisons

Transgender people face a TON of unique challenges while incarcerated. Nell Gaither joins us to talk about it....

#137 – Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017

2017 was the deadliest year on record for transgender people. Today, we remember....

#136 – A Guide to Killing Language

How do we navigate around the mental blocks people have around social justice language? Alix Jules teaches us a thing or two....

#135 – Callie’s New Gender Feels

Since I had my bottom surgery, I've been having some new and weird thoughts about my identity. I'm...not entirely sure the binary makes sense to me anymore....

#134 – Sit Down, Shut Up w/Lauren Kashan of Sharptooth

Had an awesome chat with the frontwoman of a badass feminist hardcore band about the power of music, and how we deal with sexism in movements that are supposed to be above it....

#133 – Madison Kimrey

Had a chat with youth empowerment activist Madison Kimrey. Spoiler alert: She's one of my new favorite people!...

#132 – My Vagina: A Love Story

Callie has a vagina now. She had a lot of help getting it....

#131 – Even Thomas Smith Has Good News!

After the debacle that was MythCon, even Thomas Smith still has some good news...

#130 – The Australian Marriage Equality Debate

Australia's having a good ole fashioned civil rights throwdown. Will the let teh gayz get married?...

EXTRA: Mythicist Milwaukee

I had a talk with Sean and Brian of Mythicist Milwauke. It was....a talk....

#129 – Queer Disbelief w/Camille Beredjick

Camille Beredjick wrote a thing about the thing our podcast is about. How did we not know her before??!?!...

#128 – Surgery AMA

We asked you to ask us anything about our recent surgeries, and ask you did!...

#127 – Andrew Torrez, Thomas Smith, Eli Bosnick

Part 2 of our live broadcast fundraiser for Foundation Beyond Belief's Hurricane Harvey recovery effort...

#126 – FBB Fundraiser Part 1

We helped Foundation Beyond Belief raise a bunch of money for hurricane relief. Here's a recording of the live broadcast!...

#125 – Sharks Have No Concept of Gender

We hear a LOT of talk *about* otherkin, and most of it is mean and dismissive. We thought it was time to have a sit down with a few of these folks and have a real conversation....

#124 – Transitioning in the Military

Alice is a member of the military experiencing the change in policy toward trans people serving. She tells us about how it’s been for her....

#123 – Alisha’s Escape

Our dear friend Alisha endured awful abuse at the hands of her ex-husband. She’s decided to tell her story for the first time here....

#122 – In All Your Living, Don’t Forget To Live

This week, we have a very frank discussion of self harm and how to deal with it. How to Find an Evidence Based Therapist:...

#121 – Casper Rigsby’s Exit From The Aryan Nation

Casper Rigsby of Atheist Republic is a former member of the Aryan Nation. We’ll talk about his exit from that organization, how he came out of that way of thinking, and what...

#120 – Can we Take Pride in Pride?

A panel discussion about Pride month and the ways we observe and celebrate it. Are we forgetting or dishonoring our history? Is Pride too corporate? Are we forgetting our roots?...

#119 – The Conceptual Academic Field of Study

We all know about that ridiculous paper that was published by a pair of so called skeptics in a pay-to-play journal. We’re not going to spend a ton of time because people...

#118 – Good News Everyone!

Another in our occasional series of good news only episodes! Ari’s doing well in therapy, Callie has surgery and a new podcast Genya Shimkin is doing an amazing thing for...

#117 – In Healthcare, The Political is Personal

This week we have some personal conversations with some friends about their interactions with Obamacare. We hear from Melina and Christine who’ve been helped immensely by...

#116 – Hey, It’s Only Healthcare, Right?

Exactly how freaked out should we be over the pending healthcare law? What the hell is The Johnson Amendment? And we hear about the new podcast Callie's been working on!...

#115 – Bill Nye Gets It Right(ish) on The Sexual Spectrum

A news roundup, some talk on dysphoria, and we do a full review and reaction to the Sexual Spectrum episode of Bill Nye Saves The World . Spoiler alert: its not bad, but could be...

#114 – ReasonCon!

Growing up in a religious cult like environment, Callie’s ReasonCon talk, and Callie’s proposal! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/thegaytheistmanifesto Music:...

#113 – It’s Not Just Because I’m on Your Show

Learn the story of ReasonCon from organizer Gene Elliot, learn about the implications of a recent appeals court decision on gay rights, and hear the story of a trans med student...

#112 – Autism *Actually* Speaks

A broad ranging conversation about autism and the way autistic people are treated in our society. Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/thegaytheistmanifesto Music:...

#111 – Did Tumblr Make Up Your Pronouns?

A long overdue conversation about neo-pronouns with someone who uses them A member of the secular community who’s trying to promote truth and rationality in politics Gender...

#110 – Let’s Get Real About Activism

A conversation with a friend about the ways we do activism, the way we navigate problems in our own communities, and how we go about changing people’s minds. Support the...

#109 – NanoCon

Here’s my talk from the Nashville Nones Convention on March 18th, 2017. Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/thegaytheistmanifesto Music: http://www.aloststateofmind.com...

#108 – Umm… Hi! I Exist.

On this week’s show, we get to explore the issues faced by intersex people, we talk with some atheists who are running for elected office for the first time, and we talk...

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