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BFFs Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay… WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, 2 Dope Queens and many others.... Show More
January 14, 2019 31 min

Myosha Smith stopped speaking to her brother Joe after he handled her coming out poorly. Realizing his mistake, Joe decided to try to win his sister back with a song. Performers singing Joe's song "Gnarly Knees" at Carnegie Hall (Stephanie Berger)  Daniel Gross is a writer, reporter, and radio producer based in Brooklyn. Myosha Smith is a social worker and songwriter based in Brooklyn. Musical Connections is a program run by Carnegie Hall that teaches inmates at Sing Sing Correctional Facility to create and perform music. You can watch a live performance of "Gnarly Knees" inside Sing Sing Correctional Facility, with an introduction from Joseph Wilson. Special thanks to John J. Lennon, a journalist in Sing Sing Correctional Institution who helped Nancy find this story. John wrote about the Carnegie Hall Musical Connections program for Pacific Standard. Also thanks to our friends at WQXR: Christine Herskovits, Aaron Dalton, Eileen Delahunty, and Matt Abramovitz. Music in this episode by Kyle Sanna. Support our work! Become a Nancy member today at nancypodcast.org/donate. 

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