The Label Game

I'm Feeling Queer Today!

Feb 22 2024 • 23 mins

Alex and Lily unpack the roles that labels play within queer identities and how they serve (or don’t serve) queer young people as they explore who they are, who they love, and who they hope to become.


Contents & Content Warnings…

00:00 - Introduction from Eric Eubank/What’s your hope for this podcast?

1:35 - Episode intro with Lily & Alex, All About Labels

3:21 - Labels with Eric Eubank & Wallace

  • 10:15-10:21 - Mentions of homophobia and transphobia

11:20 - Benny

13:55 - Coming out between generations/commentary

14:52 - Queer Crushes with Zorian

  • 15:40-15:56 - Instances of homophobia (invalidation)

18:08 - My Queer Identity Journey: Frankie

21:55 - Coming up next

22:12 - Show notes & resources

22:52 - Credits


FPP Information…

To learn more about The Future Perfect Project and all of our free arts programming for LGBTQIA+ youth, visit thefutureperfectproject.org or find us on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, and bandcamp @thefutureperfectproject


For more information on Future Perfect Records, one of The Future Perfect Project’s programs, check out our website or bandcamp, Stream Not What You Pictured or Divinity on your favorite music streaming platform, or find them @futureperfectrecords on Instagram.


Crisis Resources…

If you or a young person you know between the ages of 13-24 is currently in crisis, check out thetrevorproject.org for LGBTQIA+-specific support through text and chat, or call 1-866-488-7386.


Mentions…

Interested in Mady G. and Jules Zuckerberg’s A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities? Head to your favorite bookseller or local library, or support its creators on Instagram @madygcomics and @juleszuckerberg


Credits…

I’m Feeling Queer Today is produced by The Future Perfect Project with support from Radio Kingston, WKNY AM1490, FM1079, Kingston, NY.


Episode two of I’m Feeling Queer Today was produced by Alex Masse, Lily Mueller, Frankie Gunn, and Wallace, and features Benny, Eric Eubank, & Zorian Edwards. Special thanks to executive producers and mentors, Julie Novak and Celeste Lecesne, as well as Future Perfect Project team members Ryan Amador, Jon Wan, and Aliya Jamil.


The I’m Feeling Queer Today theme was composed and performed by Alex Masse & produced by Emma Jayne Seslowsky. Additional music was composed by Alex Masse, Frankie Gunn, and Epidemic Sound.


Mixing & mastering for I’m Feeling Queer Today by Julie Novak, with assistance from Emma Jayne Seslowsky.


For more information and episode transcript, visit the show page at http://www.thefutureperfectproject.org/podcast.


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