The Youth / Elders Podcast

The Youth / Elders Podcast

Responding to a need for queer, intergenerational connections and spaces, The Youth/Elders Podcast features personal stories, lived histories, and candid conversations between queer youth, queer elders, and lots of folks in between. Episodes touch on everything from identity and relationships to activism and community spaces (then and now). Hosted by Vanessa Dunn, and produced by Buddies in Bad Times Theatre - the world's largest and longest-running queer theatre, with support from the Toronto Arts Council.... Show More

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November 20, 2019 36 min

We tackle ideas of home and belonging - from the challenges of being separated from your culture and family, to the possibility of creating new traditions with chosen kin. In the second act, we're joined by Toronto-St Paul's MPP Jill Andrews for a discussion of navigating the holiday season as a queer person.

Episode three of the podcast is also the final one of our first mini-season - thanks for listening! Stay tuned for up...

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This episode delves into histories of queer activism in Toronto and beyond, with stories of the Toronto and Montreal bathhouse raids, New York’s early Pride parades, and a discussion of the sometimes rocky relationship between the Toronto Police and Toronto’s queer communities.

Hosted by Vanessa Dunn. 

Full show notes and transcript at buddiesinbadtimes.com/podcast/S01E02

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September 12, 2019 34 min

In the first episode of this intergenerational queer podcast, we delve into notions of identity and community, teasing apart the community acronym and its various incarnations – 2SLGBTQIA* - who decides what’s included, and for whose benefit?

Hosted by Vanessa Dunn. Opening poem created and performed by Jordan Campbell.

Full show notes and transcript at buddiesinbadtimes.com/podcast/S01E01 

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A sneak peek at The Youth / Elders Podcast, a new project from Toronto's Buddies in Bad Times Theatre creating space for intergenerational conversations and connection between queer youth, queer elders, and folks in between.

First full episode is coming your way this September. Subscribe on iTunes, or anywhere you get your podcasts.

www.buddiesinbadtimes.com/podcast

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