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(Q)ueercrip Justice Pt II

This week, Terrence Adams continues the conversation with Q Lawrence for part 2 of our disability justice episode. Q talks about MAID, the dehumanization of disabled people in the health care system, and their activism around disability justice, and more. You can find Q @qjusttheletter Be sure to follow us wherever you get your podcasts, as we have lot’s more prairie queer content coming your way

(Q)ueercrip Justice Pt I

This week, Terrence Adams talks with Q Lawrence, a fantastic queercrip who’s incredibly passionate about the fight for disability justice. Q illustrates the current definition of disability justice, along with bringing light to the Medically Assisted Death laws in so-called Canada (MAID). You can find Q @qjusttheletter Be sure to follow us wherever you get your podcasts, as we have lot’s more prairie queer content coming your way

Pride Corner Pt II

This week Gaywire returns to the streets for the second part of the Pride Corner Episode. The Pride Corner on 104th and Whyte avenue is where queer people can meet up and feel supported by their fellow peers every Friday, and help counterprotest against homophobic preachers. Be sure to catch us live on Thursdays from 6-7 pm on CJSR 88.5 FM. and to subscribe to us wherever you get your podcasts. And hey, why don’t you share Gaywire with your loved ones, you can bring us up at awkward dinners, boring get-togethers, and intimate moments! We’ve got plenty more cool prairie queer content coming your way… so please stay on the line! Distress Line: 780-482-4357 (HELP) Health link: 811 Stay safe everyone.

Pride Corner Pt I

This week Gaywire heads to the streets for our first live interview - on Pride Corner, where queer folk gather on the corner of 104th st and Whyte Ave to protest the homophobic street preachers. It's a place of community, and it's a place of chosen family and queer resilience. Be sure to catch part II next week! Be sure to subscribe to gaywire wherever you get your podcasts, we'll give you a high five. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on twitter

Pansy Poke (AE Crossover)

This week we collab with another CJSR show, Adamant Eve for this week's episode on tattoos! Join Ash and Terrence, along with our friends from Adamant Eve as they speak with artists from PAnsy Poke Collective, a queer tattoo shop on whyte ave in so-called Edmonton. Be sure to catch us live on Thursdays from 6-7 pm on CJSR 88.5 FM, and to subscribe to us wherever you get your podcasts. Feel free to subscribe to us on your grandma's iPad as well. We've got lots of cool prairie queer content coming your way... so please stay on the line

Emmet Michael: divinely guided musician

So on today’s show, our Gaywire reporter Terrence Adams is speaking with Emmet Michael, a folk singer/gardener from right here in Edmonton who dabbles in storytelling and spiritual exploration, about all these things and more. Emmet’s journey, like many, had its highs and lows, and he takes us with him through that journey in this interview. You can check more about Emmet Michael and even contact him on the site: https://emmetmichaelmusic.com/ Emmet's social networks are also listed on his site. And hey, why don’t you share Gaywire with your loved ones? You can bring us up at awkward dinners, boring get-togethers, and intimate moments! Tune in live in so-called Edmonton on 88.5 FM at 6 PM on Thursdays to catch the music portion of our show, Queerjays. insta/tiktok: @gaywirecjsr facebook/twitter: @gaywire email: gaywire@cjsr.ca

Dilipani: Shine your light with Dakshima Haputhanthri

This week, Terrence Adams talks with Dakshima Haputhanthri about coming out, and how the process isn't always smooth, and always better if you have support. You can connect with Dakshima through her website Dilipani.com. ~ Be sure to subscribe to us wherever you listen to your podcasts! And get all your friends to subscribe as well!! We're not saying to peer pressure them, but some peer nudging is mostly harmless. ~ Tune in live in so-called Edmonton on 88.5 FM at 6 PM on Thursdays to catch the music portion of our show, Queerjays. ~ insta/tiktok: @gaywirecjsr facebook/twitter: @gaywire email: gaywire@cjsr.ca

Matthew and the Keys: Local Artist Highlight

This week Terrence Adams talks with Matthew Aklpu from Edmonton indie pop-rock duo Matthew and the keys. They talk themes, inspiration, and more! Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us, and if you're feeling special, go on your grandma's iPad and add us on there too. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook VICTORY is their new album out now!!

A Plan to Ban Conversion Therapy (with Heather McPherson)

This week, Artemis Peaslee spoke with Heather McPherson, NDP politician and Member of Parliament representing Edmonton Strathcona, about Bill C-6 - an Act to amend the Criminal Code banning Conversion Therapy at the federal level. Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us on your favorite podcast app and don't forget to check our social media: @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook

The Disney Delusion: Fringe Play

In this Special BONUS episode of Gaywire, Terrence Adams talks with Leif Oleson-Cormack about his Fringe play, the Disney Delusion. You can catch a performance anytime between Aug 13 and 22 at the Grindstone Theatre.

Hockey, but it's gay?

This week, Shayne Giles and Terrence Adams speak with athletes from The Edmonton RAGE, an all-inclusive sports organization. Be sure to check us out wherever you get our podcasts

New Show: High Level Hip Hop

Hey Gaywire listeners, CJSR has another homegrown show ready to bloom! Catch some sick beats with High Level Hip Hop on Aug 10

Sapphic Roots

This week, Terrence invited Special Guests Britain Batt and Kena Leon to talk about the upcoming Sapphic Roots Event. Britain and Kena are the creative minds behind the Sapphic Speakeasy promotion company. Listen to the show to know more about this exciting event that will happen on August 8! Haven't got your ticket yet? Check the Gaywire Giveaway on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CSDjF77H7IG/ But hurry up, winners will be chosen August 6 at 8pm MST. Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us, and if you're feeling special, go on your grandma's iPad and add us on there too. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook

Crossover Episode with Humans of Amplify: Podcast Edition!

This week, Ash and Artemis will be combining both of their shows to for this crossover! They will be talking about how art and being queer are part of one's identity and how that can change with someone! Check out Amplify's episode for the first part of their conversation! Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us, and if you're feeling special, go on your grandma's iPad and add us on there too. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook

Rainbow Capitalism

This week, Artemis interviews Special Guest Mavi Az Tolentino, co-owner of Intent Coffee Shop. In our special segment, the Gaywire team debates Rainbown Capitalism and its consequences. Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us, and if you're feeling special, go on your grandma's iPad and add us on there too. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook

A Hairy Situation

This week, Terrence talks about trans hair, "hair dysphoria" and hairstyling, with help from Aspen and Evelyn, and Adriana Montgomery from Dollhouse Hair Boutique and Barber Blonde. Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us, and if you're feeling special, go on your grandma's iPad and add us on there too. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook

Behind The Blood Ban: Part II

This week, Shayna Giles spoke with Christopher Karas and Shakir Rahim about the Canadian blood ban. It's ok if you know nothing about this, Terrence gives a brief history before PART ONE of this two-part interview. Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us, and if you're feeling special, go on your grandma's iPad and add us on there too. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook

Behind The Blood Ban: Part I

This week, Shayna Giles spoke with Christopher Karas and Shakir Rahim about the Canadian blood ban. It's ok if you know nothing about this, Terrence gives a brief history before PART ONE of this two-part interview. Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us, and if you're feeling special, go on your grandma's iPad and add us on there too. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook

A Queer Sort of History

This week, Terrence speaks with Erin Gallagher-Cohoon, a Ph.D. candidate from Queen's University about her research into the history of queer parenting in Canada from the 1970s to the 1990s. Keep on listening, as we have lots of prairie queer content coming your way! Be sure to follow us, and if you're feeling special, go on your grandma's iPad and add us on there too. @gaywirecjsr on insta/tiktok @gaywire on Twitter/Facebook

Acimowin Crossover: 2S Identities

June is not only pride month, but National Indigenous History Month as well! Join us for a special crossover episode with CJSR's Acimowin, as double-host Shayna Giles (of both Gaywire and Acimowin) speaks with Cheyenne Mihko Kihêw, a Community Liason for the Edmonton 2-Spirit Society about 2-Spirit identities. Stay tuned, tell your friends, perhaps even take your friend's phones and subscribe them to our show because we have lots of fun prairie queer content coming your way!

Beyond Binary Boudoir

This week, Terrence is joined by Special Guest Milo Ellis to discuss boudoir, and learn from Riley Laurel, a non-binary boudoir photographer in a very gendered industry. Stay tuned, tell your friends, take your friend's phones and subscribe them to our show because we have lots of fun prairie queer content coming your way! Want to be featured? Send us a dm @gaywirecjsr on Instagram for the fastest reply and let us know what you're doing! ..Who pressed option 7?

Cat's Out of The (Quilt)Bag

This week Terrence takes the wheel as host and in talking to Parker and Rebecca, owners of The Quiltbag, a unique local shop for all your pride needs. Happy pride month by the way! We’ve got lots of exciting queer and trans news coming your way, so don’t forget to follow Gaywire wherever you get your podcasts for weekly prairie queer content! Thank you to the Community Radio Fund of Canada for their support of this project. :)

Not Enough Fest

This week, Kaden will be talking to Holly Pickering (Sodium Light) about the Not Enough Fest, a festival in Edmonton from 2015 and 2016 with a focus on bringing women, and lgbtq+ people into the music scene. We’ve got lots of exciting queer and trans news coming your way in the upcoming weeks, don’t forget to follow Gaywire wherever you get your podcasts for weekly prairie queer content! Thank you to the Community Radio Fund of Canada for their support of this project.

Not So Shy-lo

This week, Ash will be talking to Shylo about his experiences as a trans-man working in a religious space and his work as the Affirming Ministries Coordinator of Edmonton!

Can I get a GSA with that?

Remember to use your PLEASEBENiCE and thank you's! This week our host and reporter, Shayna Giles, brings us news from the Edmonton Public Library and Calgary's GSA Network on moving GSA's and QSA's online during COVID-19. Our Host Kaden Peaslee presents a new segment we're calling "A Day in The Life". Don't forget to follow us wherever you get your podcasts for more informative and quirky queer content every week. Thanks for listening, and please stay on the line.

PLEASEBENiCE and mind ur manners

Remember to use your PLEASEBENiCE and thank you's! This week our reporter Terrence Adamns chatted with local musician Iris Yakymyshyn aka PLEASEBENiCE on her new projects old projects and mood swings! Hosts Bethany Godreau and Shayna Giles discuss our new segment "I shoulda known (I was queer)" highlighting listener stories on being queer and unaware. Stick around for more wholesome weekly queer prairie content from all of us on the Gaywire team! Don't forget to follow us wherever you get your podcasts, and please stay on the line.

A Soft Reboot

This (re)boot was made for walking… And that’s just what we do! Take a walk down memory lane with members of the new Gaywire, Terrence Adams, Kaden Peaslee and Shayna Giles as they speak with the old hosts Alexa DeGagne and JD, and talk about the future of the show. We’ve got lots of exciting queer and trans news coming your way in the upcoming weeks, don’t forget to follow Gaywire wherever you get your podcasts for weekly prairie queer content! Thank you to the Community Radio Fund of Canada for their support of this project.

We're gay and we're here to stay (Relaunching April 29)

Gaywire is back, coming at you April 29 directly in your ears and on CJSR 88.5 FM Thursdays at 6 PM.

May 07, 2020: We're reviewing Circus of Books and A Secret Love (more gay baseball, please!).

On this episode we review Circus of Books and A Secret Love (more gay baseball, please!), and we ask how will we know which politicians want our gay votes if there aren't Pride Parades this year?