Throwing Shade is the political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBT rights with hilarity and vulgarity. Spend your Thursdays with the podcast called "the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and char…
This week on ATTITUDES! Bryan speaks on the new trans Jeopardy champ, Amy Schneider. Bryan also dishes on how the right is beginning to turn against Glenn Youngkin after discovering he has an out staffer. Erin dishes on Madison Cawthorn, and how falsehoods and hate have helped to propel the career of this house republican. All this plus Airport 77, Gloria Swanson, stairs, and Thanksgiving!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's ATTITUDES! Bryan speaks on the Simpsons and character Waylon Smithers finding love, also discussed is the Transgender day of Rememberence and the work still very much needed to be done. Erin speaks on 13 Australian women who were invasively examined on a Qatar flight, who are now set to sue after being ignored. All this plus real Housewives chats, Joel Osteen as Ronald McDonald and envelope trash keys! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week on ATTITUDES! Erin speaks on menopause awareness, or lack thereof, in this country. Bryan dishes on the recent LGBTQ+ political gains in areas like Minneapolis and Boston. All this plus industry talk, bell pepper throwers and bowling leagues, CAN YOU HANDLE IT?! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week on ATTITUDES! Bryan speaks on homophobic bullying occurring at Franklin High School, and how Mackenzie Atwood was rudely treated in a high school board meeting. Erin touches on the Biden Administrations newly launched National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality, led by the White House Gender Policy Council. All this plus Jefferson Airplane, Bret Michaels, California closets and inflatable bear drugs! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's ATTITUDES! Erin dishes on equal pay, and how unequal compensation is for women and minorities vs white men. Bryan speaks on Chick-Fil-A's recent sign in Franklin TN, that read : "We do not discriminate against unvaccinated, religion, race, sex, vaccinated, maskless, mask. All neighbors welcome". Bryan also brought to light Chick-Fil-A's very questionable donors. All this plus Chucky, high school pics, and sex critic puppets! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's ATTITUDES! Bryan speaks on Tucker Carlson's recent homophobic and misogynistic comments, as well as dishing on Judge Judy's recent poor decisions. Erin talks about DivaCup's new menstrual leave and Coso, a new male contraception device. All this plus our fav dolls, and nurse fart hypnosis! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week on Attitudes! Erin brings hope speaking on progressive politicians Alexandra Hunt, who is running for congress in Philadelphia and Sheila Nezha running for mayor of Minneapolis. Bryan discusses Strictly Come Dancing, the British Dancing with the Stars, and a same sex waltz that was a smash hit. All this fun plus spider pianists, tiny hamsters and Dont Hug Me. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week's ATTITUDES! Bryan discusses the recent massive LGBTQ+ Texas High School walkouts that were sparked after a trans girl was banned from the locker room, also Pat Roberts is retiring, just after he says some crazy garbage about the LGBTQ+ San Francisco community. Erin speaks on the Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade on Dec 1 that could immediately ban abortions in many states if passed. All this plus ghost busting, the IATSE Union strike, and a new Season of Groceries announcement!
On this week's ATTITUDES! Erin talks about Arizona's recently passed law making it harder for rapists to request custody. Bryan weighs in on Dancing with the Stars JoJo Siwa making history dancing with a same sex partner, Switzerland becomes the 30th country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, and a revisiting of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'. All this plus Popeye, Cybill Shepherd and a LulaRich review!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Attitudes! merch announcement! on this week's show. Bryan gives us an Emmy's recap, and also speaks on trans prisoners rights and how a rural New York county has adopted one of the most progressive trans prison policies in the US. Erin speaks on recent sexual assault allegations at the University of Kansas and the subsequent days of protest outside of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house. Martha Stewart prize package announcements, and of course more shoe chairs, all this plus the Q&A for Lady Attorney level Patreon subscribers!!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this week's ATTITUDES! Erin speaks on Jonathan Mitchell whom is responsible for Texas' new abortion law, Bryan follows up with AOC slamming Texas gov Greg Abbott for not understanding Dick Squiggly about this issue, and we all get a good laugh whenever Sarah Palin says any words that don't come from a teleprompter. All this plus real 911 stories, Groceries updates, and Margarita sunglasses that you can drink from! Help Donate to Texas at the links below! ACLU Texas Lilith Fund Tea Fund See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This week, Bryan and Erin start off with a recap of Oprahs incredible speech and the unfortunate lack of male voices in support of Times Up at the Golden Globes. Then, Erin talks about Daphne Merkins insulting opinion piece about #MeToo and how she gets it so wrong. Bryan shares the development of the new trans inclusive show Pose and how creator Ryan Murphy is using his power to change the system for the better, and much much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this week's ATTITUDES! We announce the first of many high heel shoe chairs and sheets winners to come!! Erin speaks of American Idol alum Syesha Mercado having their son taken away by Florida CPS, and the implicit bias rooted into the child welfare system. Bryan discusses a bust of Marsha P. Johnson being erected in NYC by activists and artists tired of waiting for the parks board to do what's right. All this plus lollipops, first class messes and the rich and the stupid! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This week on ATTITUDES! high heel shoe chair updates and soon to be winners announcement! Bryan discusses the controversial blood ban for gay men as well as the HIV vaccine phase 1 trials beginning. Erin discusses the recent appeals court decision that upheld a Texas law that bans a common abortion procedure. If anyone would like to visit prolifewhistleblower.com and send an anonymous tip, please be our guest! All this plus memory foam discussions, the first Patreon Q & A session, and more Bryan tennis stories! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this week's ATTITUDES! High Heel inception and write-off options. Erin discusses the humanitarian catastrophe occurring in Afghanistan, and how this is affecting women and women's rights. Bryan speaks on an independent book store in Palmyra NY, that has experienced a strange turning around of queer themed books, and the subsequent influx of LGBTQ+ book sales. All this plus even more high heel options, Twisted Sister, and Bryans tennis story! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This week a Patreon prize announcement for the 1000 subscriber mark, a shoe chair and sheet set!! Bryan discusses the Olympics team LGBTQ's many accomplishments, as well as speaking on Japan's lack of LGBTQ legal protections that violate an olympic charter. Erin touches on a new study that shows that people who support a ban on porn tend to hold more sexist views about women, and Texas is trying to make abortion illegal. All this plus burning bridges, ET, the #1 disease in tennis and Bryans evangelical groupers!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This week on ATTITUDES! The new Patreon has launched, thank you everyone for the support! Erin discusses diapers and the "pink tax" exemption bill in Louisiana. Bryan dishes on Matt Damon learning from his daughter how to not use the 'f-slur', we celebrate another Olympic 1st with Canada's Quinn becoming the 1st openly transgender, non-binary athlete to win an olympic medal. All this plus Benjamin Franklin, asshole fights, acid flashbacks and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
NEW PATREON LAUNCHING this week! On this week's ATTITUDES! Bryan discusses more LGBTQ+ Olympic firsts as Tom Daley sends a heartfelt message to LGBTQ+ youths after winning gold, also J.D. Vance apologizes on Fox & Friends for opposing Trump. Erin speaks on the Olympics setting double standards with women and sexual assault allegations. All this plus JLO, Ben Affleck, Julia Roberts and Punk Rock!
80's film fantasy lives and the new Patreon Tiers on this week's Attitudes! Erin discusses Texas' new state laws empowering individuals to sue anyone who helps a woman get an abortion, and another bill that is to remove required lessons on civil rights movments from public schools curriculum. Bryan speaks on historical LGBTQ firsts, including Luke Prokop the 1st NHL hockey player to come out as gay, and Leyna Blooms as the first transgender model to be featured on the Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover.
This week on ATTITUDES! Bryan addresses the history of the San Fransico Gay Mens Chorus, and the recent attacks from QAnon. Erin discusses the Egyptian government rejecting the accounts of women who said they were sexually assaulted by Egyptian security and justice officials during searches. Plus, the announcement of the new Patreon tiers!
On this week's ATTITUDES! Erin discusses the Olympics Committee's discriminatory behavior towards women of color. Bryan talks about Lil Nas X's kiss and looks at how Adam Lambert's 2009 same sex kiss compared in the media. Erin and Bryan celebrate their newly acquired free agent status.
Bryan discusses the Supreme Court's decision not to hear a case concerning transgender students being allowed to use a bathroom that reflects their gender identity. Then, Erin talks about a high school prom that crowned two queens (switching to the gender-neutral “Prom Royalty”) and the attempt by Victoria's Secret to rebrand with “ambassadors” instead of “angels”. This is the last ATTITUDES! hosted on Earwolf. Thanks for the memories!!
Favorite moments and more on the 500th episode of ATTITUDES! Bryan gives a much-needed recap of love & prison escapes in the latest Dateline. Then, he covers the history of the pride flag as written about in the article “How Many Versions of the Pride Flag Are There Now?" by Juwan J. Holmes. Later, Erin recounts the accusations of sexual misconduct that have come out against leadership in the People of Praise organization of Christian communities.
On this week's ATTITUDES!, Erin covers tennis player Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the French Open amidst the oppressively toxic culture of athletic journalism. Then, Bryan talks about Disney's latest “openly LGBTQ” character in Artie from Cruella - along with some of the dumbest reactionary outrage from Republican candidates.
Erin delights in her new bangs and Bryan gives the lowdown on the latest Dateline before they get into this week’s ‘ssues! Bryan discusses a new ad campaign from the Army putting diversity front and center that has been described as “woke-washing” plus some of the best takedowns to come off Twitter. Then, Erin shares a story out of Florida about a high school yearbook whose faculty (badly) edited 80 photos of girls to show less skin.
Dateline scams, Chase horror stories, and so much more on this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin discusses how lockdowns and poverty mixed with severe menstruation stigma in India have created a dire situation for women before touching on the Supreme Court’s hearing of a Mississippi case banning all abortions after 15 weeks. Then, Bryan talks about a case out of Montana in which a man who was put on the sex offender registry in 1993 for consensual gay sex was cleared by a federal judge, only for the state to push back on exoneration for the absolute worst reasons.
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This week on ATTITUDES!, Bryan celebrates Laurel Hubbard, who is set to become the first out transgender athlete to complete in the Olympics, before covering a story out of Iran involving the murder of a 20-year old gay man at the hands of his brother and cousins. Then, Erin discusses the continuing drop in birth rates in the US for the sixth year running and how the anti-abortion cabal is twisting this trend to push their agenda.
On this week’s ATTITUDES!, Erin talks about a Supreme Court first amendment case regarding a cheerleader whose colorfully-worded social media rant got her suspended from the team. Then, Bryan discusses a story out of Ohio in which a gay couple’s pride flag was stolen by an unlikely suspect before covering anchor Stephanie Ruhle’s absolute schooling of West Virginia governor Jim Justice on the topic of trans athletes.
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan discusses the shooting of Isaiah Brown, a black man who was shot by a Virginia police officer who claims he mistook Isaiah's phone for a gun. Then, Erin takes a moment to touch on the killing of Ma’Khia Bryant before talking about the Biden administration’s decision to lift Trump-era restrictions on access to abortion pills.
On this week’s ATTITUDES!, Erin talks about a product out of Germany (created by men) addressing the 'menstruation problem' that NOBODY has. Then, Bryan provides an update on the most extreme anti-trans bill in the country passed this month in Arkansas and what it spells for the kids who will be denied necessary healthcare as a result.
Find your fancy with Bryan and Erin on this week’s ATTITUDES! First, Bryan talks about getting the Moderna vaccine and the new reports coming out about how the tech used to produce it has led to a breakthrough in HIV treatments. Then, an update on one of the “LGBT-free” Polish cities and how that’s working out for them (spoiler: it isn’t). Later, Erin takes us through two recent decisions out of France: first, banning the hijab for minors, and second, charging a group of firefighters who raped a 13 year old girl with the lesser count of sexual assault.
Getting vaccinated, Ro-Tel recipes, companies dropping apostrophes and MORE on this week’s ATTITUDES! First, Erin covers reports of a man stalking and harassing visitors to Planned Parenthood in Arizona - plus a disturbing story out of Italy about women discovering their names on religious grave markers for their aborted fetuses. Then, Bryan follows up by sharing the amazing and empowering statement from Lil Nas X after his single hit No. 1 this week, along with an update on the Matt Gaetz investigation.
Lil Nas X, Emily in Paris, Tina Turner and MORE on this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan leads with an opinion piece from soccer star Megan Rapinoe taking on the anti-trans sports laws being passed around the country and pointing out the real threats to women’s sports that continue to be ignored. Then, Erin covers a case out of Minnesota in which it was ruled that a drunk rape victim was not ‘mentally incapacitated’ according to the law and why this is the norm across the country rather than the exception - plus how you can get involved at rainn.org.
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin discusses the recent wave of hate crimes targeting Asian-American communities, particularly women, explaining why the US’s failure to fully prosecute these crimes has a systemic basis going all the way back to 1875 and beyond. Then, Bryan breaks down the evangelical ad blitz aiming at keeping the anti-discriminatory Equality Act from passing through the Senate. Help the fight against hate and xenophobia at stopaapihate.org.
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan covers the latest in Milo Yiannopoulos’s plans to open a conversion therapy facility, Ted Cruz’s attempts to profit off the Dr. Seuss nontroversy, and the first anti-trans legislation to become law this year. Then, Erin discusses the aftermath of the abduction and murder of Sarah Everard, the inexcusable response of the police to vigils held in her honor, and the big question of just WHO is responsible for the safety of women.
Hot takes from the Harry & Meghan interview with Oprah on this week’s ATTITUDES! First, Erin talks about activist/suffragist Theresa Malkiel and why we have her to thank for International’s Women’s Day before exploring the history of beer brewing as a ladies’ profession (and how it sparked the modern day image of a witch). Then, Bryan discusses responses to a question posed by Kathy Griffin asking where the QAnon gays are at, including a case study in the GOP’s open arms towards hate with the bonkers tale of Brian Clowdus.
This week on ATTITUDES! Bryan shares some positive stories from the last week involving the first gay throuple to be legally named on their child’s birth certificate, the ever-fabulous Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes acceptance speech, and Virginia's new ban of the “gay panic” legal defense. Then, Erin takes a look at the wave of anti-trans bills proposed around the country targeting sports participation, removal of healthcare access, and religious exemptions.
This week, Bryan and Erin update us on two of the worst things about the world today - Candy Kraft Mac & Cheese and Ted Cruz - before diving into their ‘ssues. First, Erin discusses another new “heartbeat bill” in South Carolina banning abortion, but also unexpected good news in the way of a study about the effectiveness of medical abortions via telemedicine. Later, Bryan shares a Queerty article detailing the struggles and monumental influence of black LGBTQ+ performers in shaping modern music.
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan discusses the encrypted messaging app Telegram after far-right groups, kicked off other platforms, have sprung back up using it to spread disinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine (which does NOT make you gay). Then, Erin talks about a bill proposed by Tennessee lawmakers which would give men the ability to file injunctions stopping an abortion.
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin rips into Vagisil for their new product aimed specifically at teens, and all the problems with their justifications for its existence. Then, Bryan profiles civil rights activist Bayard Rustin before discussing the outrage of One Million Moms (which is really just one mom) against an American Girl doll with lesbian aunties. Scandalous!
We live in a world with hot pink macaroni and cheese now. Get used to it! This week, Bryan profiles self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet” Audre Lorde before diving into a recent story about a London school headmaster who came out to his students during an assembly. Then, Erin discusses the Biden administration’s positioning on the Hyde Amendment and other women’s health issues - and why we should still be saying, “hmmm.”
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin discusses why golf clubs are still allowed to legally discriminate against women after a Scottish course recently changed its policy to be more inclusive (and not necessarily for the right reasons). Then, Brian covers some of the best things to come out of Joe Biden’s first week in office, from his appointment of Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense to sweeping executive orders expanding civil rights protections and more.
Erin and Bryan revel in the joyous circumstances of the week with a heaping dose of ATTITUDES! First, Bryan discusses a new court ruling that states falsely claiming someone is gay does not legally constitute “defamation per se.” Then, Erin covers a Supreme Court decision allowing the FDA to continue enforcing restrictions on abortion drug mifepristone, despite easing regulations on other essential medications during the pandemic.
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin profiles some of the women in the US government who need to be kicked out after inciting and supporting the insurgency in the Capitol building. Then, Bryan covers a last jab by the Trump administration’s Health Department stripping LGBTQ+ people from legal protections against discrimination.
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan covers a story about a gay party boat in defiance of COVID-19 guidelines that sank in Mexico, with footage emerging on social media from the @GaysOverCovid Instagram account. Then, Erin discusses a protest by the Satanic Temple against abortion restrictions by using the very same religious exemption rules that have curtailed access in the US.
Bryan and Erin get warm and cozy by the fire in the newly constructed Chateau Shade as they await the guests to their holiday party extravaganza! Jessica Chaffin and Orlando Soria drop by share low-budget gift advice and hot Christmas Tree Tips. Then, Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard stop in to chat about their fav presents growing up, and Ira Madison III gives his take on the best entertainment and pop culture 2017 had to offer. The party continues as Dave Holmes and Charles Rogers make appearances to talk holiday highlights and to supply a steamy playlet for all to perform, and Nina Parker arrives to discuss the latest in politics and her stylish solo trip to France. Plus, an attempted visit from the big man himself! Happy Holidays!