Throwing Shade

By Erin Gibson & Bryan Safi, Earwolf

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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 charming" by Entertainment Weekly and "Oprah's #1 pick" by an iTunes reviewer who is not Oprah.


Episode Date
378: Chris Pratt's Megachurch, Louisiana TRAP Law
01:01:16

Horror stories of overstarched boxers and more on the latest Throwing Shade! This week, Bryan talks us through Ellen Page’s calling out of Chris Pratt over his Hillsong Church affiliation for their severely anti-LGBTQ views, as well as other controversies that have swirled around the megachurch. Then, Erin tracks the twists and turns of the most recent court rulings regarding the anti-choice TRAP law in Louisiana that, if passed, would make it even more difficult for a woman to obtain an abortion in the state. Plus, recommendations!


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.



This episode is sponsored by Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE), Lola (www.mylola.com code: SHADE), Buffy Comforters (www.buffy.co code: SHADE), and Away (www.awaytravel.com/SHADE20 code: SHADE20).

Feb 14, 2019
377: Gov. Kim Reynolds, Cheerleaders Quinton Peron and Napolean Jinnies
00:57:38

This week Erin discusses the double-edged platforms of Iowa’s first female governor Kim Reynolds and why some of her progressive reforms may actually be for all the wrong reasons. Then, Bryan celebrates the first ever openly gay male cheerleaders to perform at the Super Bowl, but not without taking a look at the investigation into inappropriate questioning of prospective players at the NFL Combine.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/SHADE), and Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE).

Feb 07, 2019
Throwing ShOscar: Bohemian Rhapsody, BlacKKKlansman and The Favourite
01:02:08

Ronna, Bryan & Erin kick off their Throwing Shoscar miniseries by discussing the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Spike Lee's period cop drama BlacKKKlansman, and 18th-century royal comedy The Favourite, plus a bonus look at Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me? And Oscar Karaoke!

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Feb 01, 2019
376: Jussie Smollett, Roosh V Hates Butts, Gun Control Is A Women’s Issue
01:04:59

Radical business plan changes! Fights with strangers! All that and more on a brand new Throwing Shade! Bryan talks us through the racist and homophobic violent assault on actor Jussie Smollett, the declaration by misogynist blogger Roosh V that liking butts is unacceptable, and the first openly LGBTQ+ duo at the US Figure Skating Championship. Plus, Erin discusses the latest mass shootings, what the perpetrators have in common, and why it all points to gun control being absolutely a women’s issue.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE), Baked By Melissa (www.bakedbymelissa.com/SHADE code: SHADE), and Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE).

Jan 31, 2019
375: Democratic Presidential Candidates, Imke Wubbenhorst, Queer Genocide in Chechnya
01:08:33

Erin shares early Martha Stewart recipes for your next 175-person sit-down country luncheon on this week’s Throwing Shade! We’ll hear about the expanding field of Democratic presidential candidates and what new ideas are being brought into the conversation. Then we’ll meet Imke Wübbenhorst, the first female coach of a men’s soccer team in Germany, as Erin details the sexism Imke has had to battle since taking her position in the league. Later, Bryan reviews the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the transgender military ban before shining a light on the nightmarish plight of gay and queer people in Chechnya.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE).

Jan 24, 2019
374: Gay Fathers Stigmatized, Surviving R. Kelly
00:54:03

Bryan struggles to inflate his tires and Erin prophesizes doom for Whole Foods on a brand new Throwing Shade! Bryan discusses a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics revealing that two-thirds of gay fathers are stigmatized despite conclusive findings that there are no differences between children raised by straight and gay couples. Then, Erin uncovers which artists have (and haven’t) spoken out about R. Kelly in the wake of the documentary ‘Surviving R. Kelly,’ which details his long history of predatory behavior, and how the story raises an important point about how society fails black women.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.



This episode is sponsored by Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE).

Jan 17, 2019
373: Golden Globes, Hacienda Healthcare, Democrats Pass LGBTQ Rights Protections
01:01:51

Erin is back from Houston to share a spontaneous moment of positivity on this week’s Throwing Shade! She and Bryan give their Golden Globes retrospective before diving into the latest stories. Erin discusses the horrifying report about a woman at an Arizona hospice center who was repeatedly raped and gave birth while in a vegetative state and the resulting investigation and resignation of CEO Bill Timmons. Then, Bryan shines a light on the immediate action by the new Democratic House to introduce rules providing job security to LGBTQ staff on Capitol Hill.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE), and ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/SHADE).


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.

Jan 10, 2019
372: Grindr’s Press Head Resigns, Why the Gender Gap is Worse Than We Think
00:41:48

Guest co-host Eliza Skinner is back for a threepeat on this week’s Throwing Shade! Eliza and Bryan usher in the new year with stories of dating, hookups and breakups before getting into the hottest topics. First, we’ll hear about the resignation of Grindr’s director of communications in response to CEO Scott Chen’s Facebook post that marriage is between a man and a woman. Then, they’ll get into a comprehensive new report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research explaining why the gender gap is actually worse than we think it is and why it disproportionately affects women of color.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/SHADE20 code: SHADE20) and Good Trouble.

Jan 03, 2019
371: Janet Jackson, Congress Pays Its Own Harassment Lawsuits, Robot News, Italy Blocks Homophobia Survey
00:53:50

Guest Co-host Eliza Skinner joins Bryan again this week to talk Janet Jackson’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and more! First, they discuss the decision by Congress to make its members pay out of pocket for sexual harassment lawsuits and question why on earth they were ever allowed to do that in the first place. Plus, we get the latest in robot news before they get into the Italian government’s attempt to block the distribution of a survey meant to research homophobia, racism, and sexism for allegedly “promoting sexual fluidity.”


This episode is sponsored by ClassPass (www.classpass.com/try/shade), Away (www.awaytravel.com/THROWINGSHADE code: THROWINGSHADE), Rent the Runway (www.renttherunway.com/SHADE), Zola (www.zola.com/SHADE), and Good Trouble.

Dec 27, 2018
370: Michigan’s Shifty GOP, Mick Mulvaney
00:47:33

Bryan and Erin get cooking on a holiday batch of stories with this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Erin takes us through the efforts by the Michigan GOP to limit the powers of the incoming Democratic administration and why it’s a disaster no matter which way you cut it. Then, Bryan gives the lowdown on newly appointed White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, pointing out his extensive history of anti-LGBTQ policies and also the time he called his now-boss Trump a ‘terrible human being’. Happy Holidays!



This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), ClassPass (www.classpass.com/try/SHADE), Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/SHADE20 code: SHADE20), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and Freeform.

Dec 20, 2018
369: Kevin Hart’s Twitter Apology, Old-Timey Barbies, Guest Co-host Eliza Skinner
00:57:22

The incredible comedian/improviser/writer Eliza Skinner joins Bryan as guest co-host this week to get deep into the latest headlines! First, they tackle the rollercoaster ride of Kevin Hart’s apology for his homophobic tweets followed by the responses by female comedians after their own questionable material was brought to the front, asking the question - should people be held to their remarks from years ago? Then, they use a story about Victorian-era porcelain dolls as a launching point for a discussion on how dolls can exemplify societal changes over time. Plus, recommendations!


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by ClassPass (www.classpass.com/try/shade), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/SHADE code: SHADE), and Capital Brands NutriBullet (www.nutribulletbalance.com/SHADE).

Dec 13, 2018
368: The Cher Show, Tumblr Bans Porn, Rania Youssef
01:01:11

Erin skypes in and Bryan shares a celebrity encounter at The Cher Show on this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Bryan discusses the decision by Tumblr to ban pornography and explicit adult content and why it’s just the latest in a series of turns complicating the lives of sex workers and the LGBTQ community as a whole. Then, Erin takes us through the rollercoaster ride of Egyptian actress Rania Youssef, whose perfectly normal dress on the red carpet at a film festival in Cairo spurred legal action on the grounds of ‘inciting debauchery.’ 



And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Wildfang (www.wildfang.com code: SHADE), Poshmark (code: THROWINGSHADE5), Thoughtfully (www.thoughtfully.com/SHADE code: SHADE), and Warby Parker (www.warbyparker.com/SHADE).

Dec 06, 2018
367: Joel Osteen’s Hypocrisy, Cross Coburn’s Grindr Pics
00:42:12

This week, Erin talks about an interview in which mega church pastor and televangelist huckster Joel Osteen explains why he refuses to be alone with women who aren’t his wife - and why that’s a load of nonsense that has nothing to do with Jesus and everything to do with male power. Then, Bryan takes us through the story of Cross Coburn, a 19-year-old gay city councilman from Groves, TX who faces a recall from office after his nudes on Grindr were leaked. 


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Poshmark (code: THROWINGSHADE5), Wildfang (www.wildfang.com code: SHADE), Thoughtfully (www.thoughtfully.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: SHADE), and Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/SHADE code: SHADE).

Nov 29, 2018
366: Happy Thanksgiving, USMCA, Betsy DeVos’ Title IX Overhaul
00:49:47

Celebrate Thanksgiving by popping your zits with Bryan and Erin on this week’s Throwing Shade! Bryan takes us through the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (aka USMCA), the new North American trade deal being negotiated by the Trump administration, and the obnoxious provisions included that would strip LGBTQ protections from the text. Then, Erin discusses the overhaul to Title IX that Betsy DeVos is spearheading and why narrowing the definition of sexual harassment and allowing alleged perpetrators to cross-examine their own accusers is a fast path to trouble. Plus, recommendations! 


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.



This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Wildfang (www.wildfang.com code: SHADE), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and Thoughtfully (www.thoughtfully.com/SHADE code: SHADE).

Nov 22, 2018
365: Queer Parents Don’t Sexualize Their Kids, Korean Women Rebel Against Cosmetics
00:39:22

Bryan and Erin take up the good fight against bank tellers with attitude on this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Bryan discusses a tweet that outlines the ridiculousness of the all-too-common lie that queer parents “sexualize” their children and how straight parents are actually more often to blame for the same - or worse - behavior. Then, Erin takes us through the latest positive trend in South Korean feminism as women are destroying their cosmetics in defiance of a culture that emphasizes physical beauty above all else.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Wildfang (www.wildfang.com code: SHADE), Lola (www.mylola.com code: SHADE), and Burrow (www.burrow.com/SHADE).

Nov 15, 2018
364: Cameos, Super Skate Protest, Millennial Women Out-Earn
00:56:25

Bryan and Erin investigate the history of the decorative cameo before getting into the hottest stories of the week! Bryan covers a protest that erupted in Cedar Rapids after two transgender boys were kicked out of a “boys only” night at a local roller skating rink. Then, Erin runs through the implications of a report regarding millennial women’s perspectives when it comes to out-earning their boyfriends and husbands.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Poshmark (code: SHADE), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and NutriBullet (www.nutribulletbalance.com/SHADE).

Nov 08, 2018
EXTRA: UnErased - The History of Conversion Therapy in America
00:04:17

This week we’re bringing you something extra: a preview of UnErased, a new podcast from Jad Abumrad, revealing the hidden history of conversion therapy and its impact on America. Go find UnErased in your podcast app to hear the first episode now.


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Nov 05, 2018
363: Pantry Moths, Bolsonaro, Rainbow Wave
00:53:56

Erin’s got kitchen moths! Bryan went to Vegas! All this and more on Throwing Shade! First, Erin takes us through the unfortunate election of Jair Bolsonaro to the presidency of Brazil and his horrible, no good, very bad positions on gender equality and women in general. Then, Bryan lightens things up with coverage of the potential rainbow wave of LGBTQ candidates for office in the upcoming midterm elections. Go vote!


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.

 


This episode is sponsored by Poshmark (code: SHADE), Robinhood (www.shade.robinhood.com), JustFab (www.justfab.com/SHADE), and Away (www.awaytravel.com/SHADE code: SHADE).

Nov 01, 2018
362: Defining Transgender Out Of Existence, Airline Sexual Assaults
01:05:08

Bryan and Erin get into the fall spirit with saucy novelty tees on this week’s Throwing Shade! Bryan takes us through the hectic week in politics before getting into an attempt by the Trump administration to essentially “define out of existence” transgender people. Then, Erin addresses the rampant issue of sexual assault on airlines following a report about an assailant using Trump’s own words as a defense for groping another passenger.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Chappy, NutriBullet (www.nutribulletbalance.com/SHADE) and Osso Good (www.ossogoodbones.com/SHADE code: SHADE).

Oct 25, 2018
361: Hate Crimes Against LGBTQ in Russia, Rihanna’s Op-ed, Guest Charlotte Clymer
01:06:47

This week Bryan and Erin take a tour-pause to cover the refusal of Russian police to investigate homophobic hate crimes and Rihanna’s open letter to The Guardian advocating for global education. Then they sit down with activist, military vet, and writer Charlotte Clymer to chat about the unexpected benefits of coming out, Melania Trump’s bullying, and whether the Supreme Court hearings have really energized anybody - all leading up to a surprise performance!


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.



This episode is sponsored by Daniel's Husband (www.danielshusband.com), TIDAL X Brooklyn (www.TIDAL.com/Brooklyn), Policygenius (www.policygenius.com), Burrow (www.burrow.com/SHADE), and Couples Therapy Podcast.

Oct 18, 2018
360: Hillary Clinton & Helen Keller, Guadalupe Paredes’ Civil Rights Suit
00:36:50

Bryan and Erin are back for another round of Throwing Shade! First, we find out what Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller have in common as Erin takes us through the decision by the Texas State Board of Education to “adjust” history curriculums to no longer include the study of certain key figures. Then, Bryan discusses the powerful story of Guadalupe Paredes and his civil suit against the Kenosha Unified School District for its total failure to stop extreme anti-LGBTQ bullying.



And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Couples Therapy podcast, Osso Good (www.ossogoodbones.com/SHADE code: SHADE), and TIDAL X Brooklyn (www.TIDAL.com/Brooklyn).

Oct 11, 2018
359: Breastfeeding in a Mormon Church, Chris Donohoe’s Swimsuit
00:44:51

Bryan, Erin and Sam swap tales of uncontrollable bowels as they dive into this week’s headlines! First, Erin addresses a story coming out of Utah about a Mormon mother who lost her temple recommend for breastfeeding at church. Then, Bryan walks us through the troubling experience of a gay man who was kicked out of a Las Vegas hotel pool for wearing Speedo-like swim briefs.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by HowStuffWorks - Couples Therapy, Harper Collins Children's Books, JustFab (www.justfab.com/SHADE), and Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/SHADE20 code: SHADE20).

Oct 04, 2018
358: Regional Sexism, Oklahoma! Goes Gay
00:42:10

Bryan and Erin wonder what makes pottery so sexy before getting into the latest stories on another Throwing Shade! Erin discusses a General Social Survey that reveals how sexism varies from state to state and the greater trends behind the data. Then, Bryan touches on how the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s production of ‘Oklahoma!,’ which features same-sex leads, has helped to refresh the musical and eliminate the stench of antiquity from the stage.



This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Couples Therapy Podcast, and Osso Good (www.ossogoodbones.com/SHADE code: SHADE).

Sep 27, 2018
357: 'Roe v. Wade’ Film Script Leaked, LGBTQ Youth Drug Rates
00:43:04

Bryan and Erin get together this week to ask a very important question: are there benefits to being thumbed? Erin discusses the leaked script from the anti-choice propaganda film ‘Roe v. Wade’ that is currently in development and the cabal of conservative cameos involved. Then, Bryan examines a study by San Diego State University rating LGBTQ teens as at much higher risk of getting into hard drugs than their peers, as well as why that is and what we can do to help.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Couples Therapy Podcast, Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE), Green Chef (www.greenchef.us/shade), and Kopari (www.koparibeauty.com/SHADE).

Sep 20, 2018
356: Surfing Equal Pay, LGBT Protections Under Attack, Guest Trixie Mattel
00:51:33

This week, Erin dips into the decision by the World Surf League to award equal prize money to male and female athletes and why other sports leagues should take note. Then, Bryan discusses a motion by a group of 16 states asking the Supreme Court to limit protections against LGBTQ workplace discrimination. Guest Trixie Mattel returns to chat about singing brides, being fired for absurd reasons, and Ted Cruz’s anti-tofu, anti-California rhetoric.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Burrow (www.burrow.com/SHADE), and Policy Genius (www.policygenius.com).

Sep 13, 2018
355: Feminasty Release Week, Eminem’s Homophobic Slurs, Zainab Merchant
00:50:03

Bryan and Erin celebrate the release of Feminasty with the hottest news stories of the week! Bryan recounts a chance sighting of a very special lawyer before getting into Eminem’s use of homophobic slurs directed at Tyler, the Creator and the response from fellow musician Justin Vernon. Then, Erin gets into a story about a Muslim graduate student who was forced to show her menstrual pad to TSA to prove she was on her period.



This episode is sponsored by Tastemade (www.getprepd.com code: PREPDSHADE), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/SHADE code: SHADE), and Sagely Naturals (www.sagelynaturals.com/pages/SHADE code: SHADE20).

Sep 06, 2018
354: Scott Lloyd’s Abortion, Irish PM Calls Out Francis, Guest Adam MacLean
01:00:35

Bryan and Erin come at you fast this week with updates from the world of Cher! Erin discusses the not-so-surprising news that Scott Lloyd, head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, helped pay for his own abortion despite prohibiting detained immigrants from access to the same services. Then, we’ll hear Bryan’s take on Irish PM Leo Varadkar’s statement regarding the Catholic Church and Pope Francis’s inaction before friend of the show Adam MacLean returns to share his latest recommendations.

 

 

And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.

 

 

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Scentbird (www.scentbird.com/SHADE code: SHADE), and Sagely Naturals (www.sagelynaturals.com/pages/SHADE code: SHADE20).

Aug 30, 2018
353: PA Catholic Church Abuse, Austria Rejects ‘Not Gay Enough’ Teen, Female vs. Male Doctors
00:47:14

Erin goes all-in on her new cheese diet on this week’s Throwing Shade! Bryan addresses the Pennsylvania Catholic Church child sex abuse case and the ridiculousness of officials' attempts to blame it on homosexuality. Then, they discuss the gay Afghan teen seeking asylum in Austria who was turned away for not ‘acting gay enough,’ and Erin reacts to reports showing that female physicians provide superior care compared to their male counterparts.


This episode is sponsored by Sagely Naturals (www.sagelynaturals.com/pages/shade code: SHADE20) and Kopari (www.koparibeauty.com/SHADE).

Aug 23, 2018
352: Argentina Abortion Rights, Saudi Arabia Jails Activists, Disney’s First Gay Role
00:43:13

Bryan and Erin sit down this week to tackle everything from the rise of abortion rights in Argentina to Saudi Arabia’s extreme treatment of female activists and how that ties into its very public feud with Canada. Plus, The Academy’s new category, and Disney’s first ever gay role - and why that fact is a lot less impressive than it should be. 



And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Dollar Shave Club (www.dollarshaveclub.com/SHADE), and Burrow (www.burrow.com/SHADE).

Aug 16, 2018
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