The Word 'Queer'
February 18, 2019•24 min
Strange or obtuse; a stinging homophobic slur; a radical political rejection of normativity; a broad term encompassing every and any variation on sexual orientation and gender identity: the word 'queer' has a multifarious past and complicated present. This is just a fraction of it.
— Helen Zaltzman hosts the podcasts, The Allusionist and Answer Me This! Additional show notes can be found on The Allusionist's website.
— Eric Marcus hosts the podcast, Making Gay History.
— Amy Sueyoshi is a historian and author.
— Cameo appearances from Katie Mingle from 99% Invisible, Katie Herzog from The Stranger, and Jonathan Van Ness from Queer Eye.
Music in this episode by Martin Austwick. We had engineering help this week from Ania Grzesik.
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