• NOTSTR8news - October 16, 2021

    From NOTSTR8CAST and NOTSTR8Radio, this is NOTSTR8news, your week’s LGBTQ headlines for the week ending October 16th, 2021.

    4m | Oct 15, 2021
  • NOTSTR8news - October 9, 2021

    From NOTSTR8CAST and NOTSTR8Radio, this is NOTSTR8news, your week’s LGBTQ headlines for the week ending October 9th, 2021.

    4m | Oct 8, 2021
  • NOTSTR8news - October 2, 2021

    From NOTSTR8CAST and NOTSTR8Radio, this is NOTSTR8news, your week’s LGBTQ headlines for the week ending October 2nd, 2021.

    4m | Oct 1, 2021
  • NOTSTR8CAST NEWS - September 25, 2021

    From NOTSTR8CAST and NOTSTR8CAST Radio, This is NOTSTR8CAST News, Your week’s LGBTQ headlines for the week ending September 25th, 2021.

    4m | Sep 24, 2021
  • The Good Soup (Season 1 Finale)

    On NOTSTR8CAST #28, Jason and Joe discuss Joe’s second job, Jason’s love of fall and the good soup, Pumpkin Spice Poppers, the late Norm Macdonald’s a deeply closted gay man, and more. 

    In the news, Twitch has sued two users who allegedly bombarded people of color and LGBTQ people with racist, sexist, anti-gay content while streaming, Las Vegas Raiders star Carl Nassib has made history as the first openly gay player to play during an NFL game, The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America has installed its first openly trans bishop, Aaron Schock and Richard Grenell have been named as the guests of honor at a “Pride” gathering of gay Trump supporters, and a heavenly Moment of Conclusion.

    This is our final episode of Season 1. We will return in January 2022 with new episodes in season 2 of NOTSTR8CAST!

    46m | Sep 17, 2021
  • Delta Foundation Variant

    On NOTSTR8CAST #27, Jason and Joe discuss the Mandela Effect, current COVID-19 news, abortion news, and the state of the world in general. 

    In the news, HRC’s President gets canned for helping Andrew Cuomo, a Catholic high school in North Carolina terminates a teacher after he announced plans to marry his partner and runs afoul of federal sex discrimination laws, Pittsburgh’s risen-from-the-dead Delta Foundation is now trying to trademark “Pittsburgh Pride”, Twenty Republican attorneys generals are suing the federal government in an effort to overturn anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ and transgender people, and a wedding venue gets exposed for being anti-gay in our Moment of Concussion.

    56m | Sep 10, 2021
  • Cram your Graham in Instagram

    On NOTSTR8CAST #26, Jason and Joe discuss Jason’s camping trip, Joe battles with his demons, the remnants of Ida, The Morning Show on Apple TV+, and more!

    In the news, we discuss the right wing’s response to Biden’s pull-out of Afghanistan, Carole Baskin sells Joe Exotic’s park, JoJo Siwa makes history on Dancing With The Stars, Ryan Murphy shuts down his critics, and a very gay Ken Doll in our Moment of Conclusion!

    46m | Sep 3, 2021
  • Holy Cannoli

    On NOTSTR8CAST #25, Jason and Joe discuss Jason’s car name, Little Italy Days, getting stranded in a co-worker’s car while running errands for work, winter nesting, Spider Man: No Way Home, and more!

    In the news, we discuss OnlyFans flip-flopping, Rupaul’s drag and fracking empire,How the LGBTQ community is doing with COVID vaccinations, and a farmer fighting back for the LGBTQ Community in our Moment of Conclusion!

    43m | Aug 27, 2021
  • Kwazy Cupcakes

    On NOTSTR8CAST #24, Jason and Joe discuss Jason’s new car, the joys of getting a parking permit, Little Italy Days, us both getting our credit back in good shape, the perils of dating in your late 30’s and early 40’s, people’s drug usage as a personality trait, and more!

    In the news, we discuss a new HIV vaccine that starts it’s trial this week, Pete & Chasten Buttigieg announce they’ve become parents, How Dr. Rachel Levine handles transphobia, and a useless California gubernatorial candidate... in our Moment of Conclusion!

    54m | Aug 20, 2021
  • Grindr for Business

    On NOTSTR8CAST #23, Jason and Joe discuss Jason’s new car, the difficulties of getting insurance for the car, the return of COVID-related restrictions, our unvaccinated friends, and Joe’s first (awful) car. We also discuss Sniffies, the new location based hookup app and Tim Drake’s now potentially bisexual Robin. 

    In the news, we discuss the results of the fifty-five LGBTQ athletes at the Tokyo Olympics, The Lesbian Bar Project getting a boost from the Hinge App, and in our Moment of Conslusion, men who ejaculate 21 times a month are less likely to develop prostate cancer.

    49m | Aug 13, 2021
  • The Thumping

    On NOTSTR8CAST #22, Joe makes dinner for Jason. Did he like it? Jason rents a scooter and his Mom trumps him with a better story. And did we make it to the final voting round for the Best of Pittsburgh?

    In the news:

    Gay and bisexual men earn less than their heterosexual peers,

    LGBTQ+ Americans still underrepresented in government,

    An anti-LGBTQ+ religious organization has once again lost its challenge to its designation as a hate group,

    A web designer’s homophobic streak comes to an end,

    DaBaby turns into DaDumbass,

    A woman was removed from a plane for exploding into a homophobic rant about Disney,

    And, is it a wine company or a cult?... in the Moment of Conclusion!

    42m | Aug 5, 2021
  • The McTwist Machine is Broken

    On NOTSTR8CAST #21, Jason and Joe discuss Jason’s second camping trip. Did Jason get yelled at again?

    In the news:

    Thousands of people defiantly marched in the Budapest Pride parade,

    Alana Smith and Alexis Sablone are leading the charge for LGBTQ representation in skateboarding for the United States at the Tokyo Olympics,

    Secretary Pete Buttigieg wants to go to space,

    A top official with the US Catholic church resigned after cellphone data obtained through a broker appeared to show he was a frequent user of the gay dating app Grindr,

    Lil Nas X has “sincerely apologised” to the LGBT+ community,

    "For the morning gays": The importance of LGBTQ-owned cafes as sober, queer spaces,

    And an unchristian like Moment of Conclusion!

    56m | Jul 29, 2021
  • Irreversible Damage Day

    On NOTSTR8CAST #20, Jason updates Joe on his new role at the club, a parental visit, and his plans for a weekend at that same campground he got yelled at a few weeks ago.

    In the news:

    Prosecution speaks in the trial of Ed Buck, a prominent gay donor to Democratic candidates.

    Apple has been accused of enabling the widespread censorship of LGBT+ apps in 152 different countries in a new report.

    Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters book causing furor everywhere books are sold.

    A Wyoming motorcycle bar stops selling a shirt that bragged about shooting members of the LGBT community and used a homophobic slur.

    Is Caitlyn Jenner running for governor of California or filming another reality show?

    A prominent Russian food market chain tries being inclusive and all non-inclusive hell breaks out.

    And a cheesy Moment of Conclusion!

    58m | Jul 22, 2021
  • Be Hungry, Do Crimes

    On NOTSTR8CAST #19, Jason and Joe discuss Jason's new job, his viral TikTok, and where his announcer voice came from. 

    In the news:

    A Georgian cameraman has died after he was violently beaten by a mob while covering anti-Pride protests in Tbilisi last week.

    Joe Jeffries, an anti-LGBT+ Republican in the West Virginia House of Delegates, has been removed from his committee posts after sharing terrible cunnilingus advice on TikTok.

    Anti-trans Fox News host and Donald Trump fanatic Tomi Lahren has surprisingly leapt to defend Caitlyn Jenner from “despicable” transphobia.

    The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus has been dog-piled with death threats by QAnon conspiracy theorists over a satirical song about teaching kids tolerance.

    The Vatican tries to stall a controversial bill being debated in the Italian Senate that would criminalize homophobia.

    A Michigan artist and performer is working to bring what’s believed to be the first dry bar and nightclub for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people to Grand Rapids.

    And a Big-Mac-inspired Moment of Conclusion.

    50m | Jul 15, 2021
  • The Smokesman

    On NOTSTR8CAST #18, Jason and Joe discuss Jason’s huge ice cube in his drink, Jason’s wonderful day, Joe’s awful day, and the reason they’re recording the podcast at midnight instead of noon on Tuesday.

    Congrats to Amir Soltani, the winner of the $50 Amazon.com Gift Card Giveaway!

    One more day to get NOTSTR8CAST nominated for the voting round of Pittsburgh City Paper’s Best of Pittsburgh.

    In the news: 

    The Supreme Court rules on a case involving a gay man and a florist.

    New Jersey issues an apology for crushing gay bars.

    A protest outside a Koreatown spa.

    The NFL is Gay.

    Ghana thinks LGBT+ pandemic is worse than COVID-19.

    And a Sonic the Hedgehog-inspired Moment of Conclusion.

    38m | Jul 8, 2021
  • Camping Foul

    On NOTSTR8CAST #17, Jason and Joe discuss the heat wave, updates on the Amazon Gift Card Giveaway, Pittsburgh City Paper Nomination, and Jason discusses his camping trip gone to hell. 

    In the news:

    Followups to two stories we've covered previously: 

    Pulse Nightclub has now been designated a National Memorial site. 

    New details on the Trump Train skidder now possibly being charged with a hate crime.

    QAnon supporters criticize Trump's speech on the return to the campaign trail.

    Britney Spears' conservatorship.

    A queer valedictorian's awesome graduation speech.

    Peppermint Patty as a queer icon, 

    And a Gay Republican Moment of Conclusion! 

    49m | Jul 1, 2021
  • Parmesan for your Spaghetti

    On NOTSTR8CAST #16, Joe gives our announcer Deep Throat some bad news, and we get some new theme music. Jason and Joe discuss their sunburns, our Pittsburgh City Paper Best of 2021 nomination, Joe's weird FBI dream, Jason's unfortunate choice of Father's Day gift, and his flooded basement.

    In the news:

    Update on the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade Truck Crash.

    Stonewall Inn protesting Anheuser-Busch beers.

    LaGanja Estranja comes out as transgender.

    Mike Pence gets heckled during a speech at the Faith and Freedom Coalition.

    Biden's administration now providing gender-affirming surgeries.

    Laurel Hubbard makes history as the first openly transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics.

    A Trump supporter destroys a Pride-themed rainbow crossing.

    And a very confusing Moment of Conclusion.

    42m | Jun 24, 2021
  • Get Off My Lawn!

    On NOTSTR8CAST #15, Jason and Joe recap their camping trip, and an update on the $50 Amazon.com Gift Card giveaway.

    In the news:

    A Michigan teacher gets bashed on social media for wearing makeup.

    Burger King's new Ch'King Sandwich.

    Long Beach's Rainbow Lifeguard Tower reborn.

    Middle School student in Ohio gets gay-bashed.

    Gay Voices for Trump troll arrested.

    Pride Flags in Louisville, Colorado keep getting vandalized.

    And a Robotic Moment of Conclusion.

    43m | Jun 17, 2021
  • Carole should've fed David to the Tigers

    On NOTSTR8CAST #14, Jason and Joe return from their week off, and discuss Pride 2021 Craziness, their upcoming camping trip, the new NOTSTR8CAST.com web site with new blogs by Jason and Joe, and their $50 Amazon Card giveaway

    In the news this week:

    Gay Life Television and Pittsburgh M4M Owner David Stanton charged with Child Porn Possession.

    Former President Trump's Facebook Ban.

    Jalen McKee-Rodriguez becomes the first openly gay Black man to hold elected office in Texas.

    Dogs no longer bark at Milo. 

    And an explosive Moment of Conclusion.

    42m | Jun 10, 2021
  • The Dinosaur that Pooped a Podcast

    On Episode #13 of NOTSTR8CAST, Jason and Joe discuss Jason’s Starbucks coffee that took too long to make, their upcoming camping trip, and Joe’s mom asks him about a supposed kitchen fire.

    In the news:

    The Equality Act appears to be dead.

    Lego releases a Pride Lego kit.

    An anti-trans college loses it’s first round of legal battle with the Biden administration.

    Grindr Horror Stories.

    Lil Nas X’s wardrobe malfunction.

    Two gay dads create a new children’s picture book.

    And a celebration of pansexuality in our Moment of Conclusion.

    51m | May 27, 2021