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Featured in Buzzfeed, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, and Queerty, Gayish is an award-winning podcast that breaks down one gay stereotype each week. Mike and Kyle bring humor, honesty, and irreverence to topics like the hanky code, depression, and open relationships. Past guests have included Jinkx Monsoon, YouTuber Davey Wavey, gay porn star Calvin Banks, disability activist Andrew Gurza, a gay priest, a trans atheist, and Mike’s wildly supportive mom.
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Is Playboy toxic or revolutionary? Did Hugh Hefner promote unhealthy images of women or did he break down sexual barriers? And what’s gay about Playboy? In this episode: News- 1:04 || Main Topic (Playboy)- 9:22 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:15 On the Patreon bonus segment, Kyle shares one more piece of gayta about men’s experience reading Playboy. …
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In celebration of our seventh birthday, Mike and Kyle talk about gay things related to seven. Plus, announcements, gifts, and lots of news! In this episode: News- 4:45 || Main Topic (Seven)- 16:50 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:18:26 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike reads a couple stories to Kyle and Kyle talks about more seven-related gayta he didn’…
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Felix Palafox, makeup expert and owner of Adonis Arcana, joins Mike and Kyle to talk about the stereotypes of makeup and men’s makeup. In this episode: News- 3:21 || Main Topic (Makeup)- 15:15 || Guest (Felix Palafox)- 28:57 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:04:31 Learn more about Adonis Arcana at https://www.adonisarcana.com/, on Instagram at https://ins…
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In honor of X-Men ’97, Mike and Kyle talk about the superheroes (and villains) themselves. We cover their history, the Comic Code Authority, the Legacy Virus, Northstar, Mystique, and Goldballs, all to try to come to the conclusion of whether the X-Men are gay. In this episode: News- 1:02 || Main Topic (X-Men)- 11:35 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:07:1…
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Booty call. Fuck buddy. Situationship. There are lots of ways we describe the people we hook up with. Mike and Kyle talk about friends with benefits (FWBs), including what it means, where the term came from, gayta, and some famous FWBs from history. In this episode: News- 1:57 || Main Topic (FWB)- 11:15 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:10:41 On the Patre…
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Mike and Kyle slurp up the delicious topic of mukbang. In this episode: News- 1:35 || Main Topic (Mukbang)- 13:19 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:12:41 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike talks about the online drama between three of the most popular mukbangers. If you want to support our show while getting ad-free episodes a day early, go to www.patreon…
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I got 99 problems and a penis is one. Davey Wavey joins us once again to talk about erectile disappointment, how porn stars stay hard, and more. In this episode: News- 4:31 || Main Topic (Penis Problems)- 15:36 || Guest (Davey Wavey)- 18:14 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:06:46 Check out the next evolution of gay porn at himeros.tv (NSFW). On the Patreo…
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Let’s get heavy and talk about internalized homophobia. What are the types of internalized homophobia? Who has it? How does it affect us? Mike and Kyle get deep on the shame and self-hatred that comes along with being gay. In this episode: News- 4:54 || Main Topic (Internalized Homophobia)- 16:18 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:18:21 On the Patreon bonu…
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Gaymes, gaymes, gaymes! In this episode: News- 4:42 || Main Topic (Board Games)- 15:25 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:12:08 On the Patreon bonus segment, we jump into heated Reddit debate about gay board games. Plus, Mike and Kyle play some Homogenius. If you want to support our show while getting ad-free episodes a day early, go to www.patreon.com/gay…
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It’s almost time for The Big Game! Are you ready for some football or nah? In this episode: News- 6:37 || Main Topic (Super Bowl)- 19:08 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:03:12 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike ranks the gayest Super Bowl halftime shows. If you want to support our show while getting ad-free episodes a day early, go to www.patreon.com/gay…
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Put on your merkins because it’s time to talk about pubic hair! Mike and Kyle get deep into the pubes while talking about lice, pubarche, literature, gayta, trimming, full bush, pheromones, and plenty more. In this episode: News- 1:56 || Main Topic (Pubic Hair)- 13:18 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:03:43 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike talks about a…
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We’re not talking about Smallhand this episode. We’re talking Bigfoot. In this episode, Mike and Kyle try to uncover whether Sasquatch is a little bit gay. In this episode: News- 2:13 || Main Topic (Bigfoot)- 10:41 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:13 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike reads a story about the Bigfoot Wookums and true(?) love. If you wa…
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Is podcasting verbal exhibitionism? Mike and Kyle show off publicly by talking about exhibitionism. We cover where it started, when it becomes a disorder, and the different types of exhibitionism. In this episode: News- 5:07 || Main Topic (Exhibitionism)- 16:17 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:10:00 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike talks about the wild…
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Does your vote matter? Brian Derrick, Founder and CEO of Oath, joins us to talk about the optimistic side of politics and voting. In this episode: News- 1:16 || Main Topic (Voting)- 8:48 || Guest (Brian Derrick)- 15:19 || Gayest & Straightest- 58:36 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike talks about that time he ran for office in Washington. If you wan…
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Happy 2024! Mike and Kyle resolve to talk resolutions as they figure out where resolutions came from and share some of their own. In this episode: News- 1:48 || Main Topic (Resolutions)- 9:29 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:39 On the Patreon bonus segment, Kyle shares tips on making New Years resolutions. If you want to support our show while getting…
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Santa’s elves. Tolkien’s elves. Video game elves. D&D elves. Germanic elves. Mike and Kyle talk about all the elves and whether they’re gay. In this episode: News- 2:48 || Main Topic (Elves)- 14:38 || Gayest & Straightest- 55:42 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike and Kyle talk about the silly rules to elf on a shelf. If you want to support our show…
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Gay best friends. They’re fabulous, funny, catty, and nonsexual. Where did they come from? Are they helpful or hurtful? And are we finally done with this tired trope? In this episode: News- 5:08 || Main Topic (Gay Best Friend)- 14:39 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:10:21 On the Patreon bonus segment, we talk about stories from the internet about gay bes…
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Should gay and bi men get pap smears? We break down where pap smears came from, doctors’ advice on anal pap smears, and why they’re controversial. In this episode: News- 2:46 || Main Topic (Pap Smears)- 12:25 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:19 On the Patreon bonus segment, we talk about some analogies for what it’s like to get a pap smear. If you wan…
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If I knew you were comin’, I’d have… made an episode about baking! Mike and Kyle talk about why baking is so gay, including the history, the Great British Baking Show, the best local bakeries, and quotes from people in the industry. In this episode: News- 5:39 || Main Topic (Baking)- 17:22 || Gayest & Straightest- 59:49 On the Patreon bonus segment…
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Is tea just gay coffee? Who drinks it the most? Where did tea dances come from? Mike and Kyle spill the tea on tea. In this episode: News- 4:56 || Main Topic (Tea)- 15:46 || Gayest & Straightest- 56:25 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike tells Kyle about the health benefits of tea. If you want to support our show while getting ad-free episodes a day…
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Let’s go to the mall today! Or not, because this episode is all about why we hate shopping. In this episode: News- 3:22 || Main Topic (Shopping)- 15:40 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:02:53 On the Patreon bonus segment, we read what an internet forum says about whether shopping is gay. If you want to support our show while getting ad-free episodes a day…
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Who is yoga for? Yoga expert Jessamyn Stanley joins us to share the stereotypes of yoga, her journey with yoga, polyamory, weed, nudity, and more. In this episode: News- 4:43 || Main Topic (Yoga)- 14:58 || Guest (Jessamyn Stanley)- 18:44 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:06:26 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike and Kyle talk about yoga poses that will mak…
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Why are werewolves so gay? Is it because they’re throbbing, shirtless, hairy men fighting for dominance? Well, yeah. In this episode: News- 2:22 || Main Topic (Werewolves)- 14:25 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:03:51 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike gives Kyle the werewolf name quiz. If you want to support our show while getting ad-free episodes a day…
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Mike and Kyle get into leather. Literally. Guest Woodja Flanigan joins us during our Houston live show to help explain the intricacies of the leather community. In this episode: News- 9:00 || Main Topic (Leather)- 15:12 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:13:02 On the Patreon bonus segment, Kyle shares with Mike info about San Francisco’s Leather & LGBTQ Cu…
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Do Jeeps give masc4masc energy, or are they a gay stereotype? Mike shares with Kyle why his Jeep Wrangler is the love of his life. In this episode: News- 1:46 || Main Topic (Jeeps)- 12:54 || Gayest & Straightest- 58:25 Come see us live in Houston! Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details and tickets. We can’t wait to see you! Want t…
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What’s up Bayou City! It’s Space City’s time to shine when Mike and Kyle talk about the 713 in a very obvious ploy to sell live show tickets. See you at the show, H-Town! In this episode: News- 4:52 || Main Topic (Houston)- 17:24 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:11:51 Come see us live in Houston! Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details a…
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Why are they called circuit parties? Where did they come from? Why do people attend? Mike and Kyle talk about whether there stereotypes of circuit parties are true. In this episode: News- 1:41 || Main Topic (Circuit Parties)- 15:51 || Gayest & Straightest- 58:28 Come see us live in Houston! Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details a…
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Does Kylie Minogue deserve her gay icon status? From Pride48’s final livestreaming weekend, Mike and Kyle talk about the worldwide pop sensation herself, Kylie (Minogue, not Jenner). In this episode: Main Topic (Kylie Minogue)- 4:54 || Gayest & Straightest- 53:03 Come see us live in Houston! Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details …
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Mike and Kyle talk about fingering tips, why giving the finger is gay, gay finger sizes, and whether fingering qualifies as sex. In this episode: News- 9:01 || Main Topic (Fingering)- 15:53 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:02:03 Come see us live in Houston! Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details and tickets. We can’t wait to see you! On…
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Per tradition, Mike and Kyle A listener Qs. In this episode: News- 3:08 || Main Topic (Q&A)- 12:29 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:20:19 Come see us live in Houston! Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details and tickets. We can’t wait to see you! On the Patreon bonus segment, we A even more of your Qs. If you want to support our show whil…
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What are neopronouns? Are they actually “neo”? Or are they werewolves? Mike and Kyle talk about words that take the place of nouns. In this episode: News- 3:38 || Main Topic (Neopronouns)- 18:39 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:09:43 Come see us live in Houston! Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details and tickets. We can’t wait to see yo…
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Are you the Best Little Boy in the World? Mike and Kyle talk about why they want gay boys to achieve less in school. In this episode: News- 3:25 || Main Topic (Overachieving)- 16:41 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:13:19 Come see us live in LA and Houston. Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details and tickets. We can’t wait to see you! On …
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Finger your balls gently, because Mike and Kyle are trying to get to the bottom (and the top) of whether bowling is gay or straight. In this episode: News- 2:59 || Main Topic (Bowling)- 15:21 || Gayest & Straightest- 53:31 Come see us live in LA and Houston. Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details and tickets. We can’t wait to see …
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Little boys are supposed to be obsessed with dinosaurs, but we’re not. So, we bring on an expert to share more about dinosaurs, fossils, and thirst traps. In this episode: News- 4:42 || Main Topic (Dinosaurs)- 14:20 || Guest (Fossil Daddy)- 20:56 || Gayest & Straightest- 55:39 Follow Fossil Daddy on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/fossildaddy/…
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Our favorite topic! We talk about the evolution of boners, the length of boners, types of boners, and whether 10 inch boners exist. In this episode: News- 6:16 || Main Topic (Boners)- 12:46 || Gayest & Straightest- 58:13 Come see us live in San Francisco, LA, and Houston. Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details and tickets. We can’…
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Guncles. No, it’s not gunky ankles. It’s gay uncles! Mike and Kyle talk famous guncles, guncles throughout history, Beyoncé and Mariah Carey’s guncles, and the gay uncle theory. In this episode: News- 3:21 || Main Topic (Guncles)- 14:51 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:05 Come see us live in Chicago, San Francisco, LA, and Houston. Visit www.gayishpod…
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Mike and Kyle talk about the word that’s in no way a slur: cisgender. In this episode: News- 8:12 || Main Topic (Cisgender)- 18:25 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:06:41 Come see us live in Chicago, San Francisco, LA, and Houston. Visit www.gayishpodcast.com/live for tour dates, details and tickets. We can’t wait to see you! On the Patreon bonus segment,…
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Guest co-host Chris Haigy from the We Read Movies podcast joins Kyle to talk about being single, dating yourself, soul mates, and Donna Meagle from Parks & Recreation. In this episode: News-2:49 || Main Topic (Single)-18:16 || Gayest & Straightest-1:15:59 Find Chris on the We Read Movies podcast or @lighterfandago on Instagram, Twitter, Blue Sky, a…
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“We are in this constant fight with something that is very invisible.” Anna DeShawn from the Queer News podcast joins us to talk about the complex state of queer news today. In this episode: News-4:33 || Main Topic (Queer News)-12:27 || Guest (Anna DeShawn)-14:35 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:07:12 Come see us live in Chicago, San Francisco, LA, and H…
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In our joint Seattle live show with Derek and Romaine, we talk about 80085! Why do gay men love boobs? What do boobs feel like? Why did Kyle bite one? We explore these and other feel-good boob-related topics live during Seattle Pride. In this episode: Main Topic (Boobs)- 6:27 || Gayest & Straightest- 53:48 Come see us live in Chicago, San Francisco…
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Get bent with Mike and Kyle as they talk about the origins of the term ‘heteroflexible’, the difference between identity and behavior, bisexual stereotypes, and why people identify as heteroflexible. In this episode: News- 3:04 || Main Topic (Heteroflexible)- 14:14 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:01:12 Come see us live in Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco…
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Two of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Rev. Sister Christiana Metroform and Sister Daya Reckoning, join us to talk about who the Sisters are, whether they’re mocking religion, and their feelings about the LA Dodgers controversy. Learn more about the local Seattle chapter at theabbey.org.By Gayish Media
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Rev. Joseph Peters-Mathews, gay married priest and father of two, joins us to explain the importance of the Bible, what it says about gay stuff, religious fundamentalists, and shrimp rules. In this episode: News- 2:28 || Main Topic (The Bible)- 14:07 || Guest (Joseph Peters-Mathews)- 19:25 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:02:06 If you want to see us live…
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On the first stop of our 6-city tour, Mike and Kyle cruise the topic of bathhouses live from The Spot in New York City. We cover bathhouse etiquette, the history of bathhouses, bathhouse gayta, priests in bathhouses, and bathhouse closures during AIDS. In this episode: News- 6:08 || Main Topic (Bathhouses)- 12:55 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:09:55 If…
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Wrap up your heart. Wrap up your dick. Mike and Kyle talk about the etymology, the history, the gayta, the tips, and the tricks of using condoms. You scumbag. In this episode: News- 1:47 || Main Topic (Condoms)- 18:30 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:21:19 Tickets for our 6th anniversary live show mini-tour are available NOW for NYC, Seattle, Chicago, Sa…
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NYC has been gayer for longer than you realize. Then again, it’s not as gay as you’d expect. We cover George Chauncey, Liza Minnelli, Greenwich Village, sip-ins, and myths about gay New York. In this episode: News- 1:39 || Main Topic (New York City)- 17:07 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:01:20 Tickets for our 6th anniversary live show mini-tour are avai…
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Masking and code-switching are extra burdens placed on minoritized communities, including queer, Black, brown, and disabled communities, to fit in with the expectations of a straight, white, neurotypical society. The aunties from the podcast Minoritea Report join us to talk about their experiences. In this episode: News- 1:52 || Main Topic (Masking…
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Mike and Kyle talk about ketamine’s use as an anesthetic, as a recreational drug, and as a treatment for depression. Plus, Azealia Banks?! In this episode: News- 2:57 || Main Topic (Ketamine)- 19:00 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:10:15 Tickets for our 6th anniversary live show mini-tour go on pre-sale starting May 1 (except NYC, which is already in pre…
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