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Podcast: Aaron White from Stonewall Kickball

Spring is in full swing and the podcast gets a little sporty with guest Aaron White from Stonewall Sports Pittsburgh Kickball. Aaron, the commish, talks with us about his work to make the legendary season 12 of kickball the most inclusive and diverse possible, getting back on the field after the pandemic and keeping everyone safe and comfortable. Jim and Jason discuss their “gay guides” growing up and reminisce about VHS. Oh, and we get a little heated at Allegheny County Councilman Bob Macey for his transphobic comments and failure to condemn the wave of anti-trans legislation across the country.


Topics discussed:

2:00 City of Pittsburgh LGBTQ inclusive Hate Crimes Law.

3:20 Being Queer at the Barbershop.

6:00 Colton Underwood and Netflix “gay guide” situation.

9:00 Our “gay guides” growing up.

12:15 Deadline to register to vote is May 3rd.

14:00 Aaron White, commissioner of season 12 of Stonewall Sports Pittsburgh Kickball.

44:00 Drag Race Season 13 winner!

45:30 Anti-trans bills and Allegheny County Councilman Bob Macey’s disgusting comment.

48:00 Events coming up in May

  • May 2nd: Blade Mathews, Sonia May-Bottom & Elizabeth Wayne at 5801 Drag Brunch.
  • Every Thursday & Friday Eddioke.
  • May 2nd: TransYouniting Fight the Trans Cycle of Violence rally.
  • May 7th: Life is a Banquet.
  • May 23rd: Dixie Surewood’s “Gay in May”, tickets on sale noon May 3rd.
  • May 1st: Gay 4 Good with Grow PGH volunteer event.
  • May 9th: Mother’s Day brunch at Brewer’s and 5801.
  • May 15th: Vice Versa re-opening party.
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