Pridecast with Jonathan Bennett

Pridecast with Jonathan Bennett

Jonathan Bennett a.k.a. Aaron Samuels from Mean Girls has added another a.k.a. to his name, as host of your new favorite podcast, Pridecast. Pridecast encompasses the inspiration of LGBTQIA+ community as it shares impactful stories to inform, educate and inspire through personal storytelling, based on real life experiences from trailblazer Jonathan and his remarkable guests. Here’s what the cast of Mean Girls is saying about Pridecast: "Is Pridecast a carb?" —Regina George "Pridecast is so fetch!" —Gretchen Wieners "Pridecast is like a cake filled with rainbows and smiles that everyone can listen to and feel happy." -Crying Girl That Didn’t Go to North Shore High Pridecast was created in collaboration with LA Pride which, for over 50 years has been one of the largest LGBTQ events in the world. The celebration, which takes place over one weekend each year, champions equality, diversity and inclusion in the LGBTQ community and beyond. It’s a celebration too big for just once a year. That’s why we createdPridecast...your weekly dose of inspiration hosted by Jonathan Bennett who’s guaranteed to deliver the fun, energy and laughs.

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May 18, 2022 36 min

Lea DeLaria, growing up queer in church, gay Jesus and President Biden story time.

Lea joins Jonathan and Jaymes to discuss the journey to becoming the first openly gay comic to perform on American television. Lea gets into the behind the scenes details of those now infamous 9 minutes on the Arsenio Hall Show and how reclaiming certain words is empowering for the LBGTQ+ community.  Jonathan explains how Lea inspired him and the...

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Jonathan and Jaymes are joined by the very funny Margaret Cho for laugh out loud moments as she shares her feelings of pride, the progress of lgbtq+ rights, and the effects menopause has had on her sexual orientation.

Plus Jonathan and Jaymes are in full go mode for the upcoming ‘Fire Island’ movie!

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May 4, 2022 43 min

Jonathan is joined by his husband Jaymes as they kick off the premier episode of Pridecast in celebratory fashion and explain what PRIDE means to them. They take us back to their beginnings...from enduring bullying to finding the strength to come out, only to be pushed back into the closet by their careers. They explain how they met, fell in love and used their love for one another to rise above the hate. It's a Pridecast episo...

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