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Now displaying: December, 2017
Dec 22, 2017

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by outgoing Geeks OUT President Joey Stern and incoming Geeks OUT President Nicole Gitau (@cocodevaux) super-sized podcast where they discuss the highs and lows of queer comics & pop culture in 2017. 

This Week's Topics Include: 

Favorite LGBTQ Character of the Year (Comics)

Nicole

  • Kim Quatro
  • Ayo/Aneka

 

Joey

  • Poison Ivy
  • Ms America Chavez

 

Kevin

  • Iceman
  • Benjamin Deeds



Favorite LGBTQ Story of the Year (Comics)

Nicole

  • Wicked + Divine
  • World of Wakanda

 

Joey

  • Sex Criminals
  • Bitch Planet

 

Kevin

  • Generation X
  • Justice League of America

 

Favorite LGBTQ Character of the Year (Movies and TV)

Nicole

  • Ofglen / Moira (Handmaid’s Tale)
  • Bill (Dr. Who)

 

Joey

  • Hulk (SHUTUP)
  • Panto (dirk Gently)

 

Kevin

  • Karolina Dean
  • Citizen Cold

 

Favorite LGBTQ Story of the Year (Movies and TV)

Nicole

  • Lena Waithe’s “Thanksgiving”, Master of None
  • Sense 8 (#Nomanita & renewal)

 

Joey

  • Panto (dirk gently)
  • Trixie and Katya on Vice.

 

Kevin

  • Todd on BoJack Horseman
  • Crisis on Earth X

 

Sexiest LGBTQ Character of the Year (Comics)

Nicole: America

 

Joey: HULK (shutup)

 

Kevin: Baal

 

Sexiest LGBTQ Character of the Year (Movies and TV)

Nicole: Valkyrie

 

Joey: IT

 

Kevin:  Citizen Cold

 

Writer Who Brought the Sexy

Nicole: Gabby Rivera

 

Joey: Sina Grace

 

Kevin: Kieron Gillen

 

Artist Who Brought the Sexy

Nicole: Sana Takeda

 

Joey:   Molly Knox Ostertag

 

Kevin: Kris Anka

 

Annoying LGBTQ Items in 2017

Nicole

  • Gaybaiting as woke advertising (Riverdale, Power Rangers, Beauty & the Beast, Star Wars, Sherlock)
  • “Bury Your Gays” won’t actually die (Dr. Who, Handmaid’s Tale)

 

Joey

  • Marvel EIC being a white dude who pretended to be asian

 

Kevin

  • People hating on change
  • Marvel canceling queer titles

 

Creator/Writer Who Did Right by LGBT

Nicole: Roxane Gay

 

Joey: Wachowski’s

 

Kevin: Greg Berlanti

 

Resolutions for the LGBTQ Community in regards to comics and scifi

Nicole (generic queer wishes)

  • More bi characters (GLAAD reports a decline this year)
  • More trans characters played by trans actors (because duh)

 

Joey

  • Gay Hulk
  • Gayer Hulk

 

Kevin

  • Marvel does better by it’s queer characters
  • MCU has an out queer character

 

Things to tide you over until we return in 2018

Mine! : a comics collection to benefit Planned Parenthood

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Dec 15, 2017

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by @JonHerzog as they discuss the Disney/Fox deal, new trailers for Jessica Jones and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and celebrate a new YA novel exploring Loki's queer identity in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN:  The Gifted, Runaways, Detective Comics, Astonishing X-Men
  • JON: Broadchurch Season 3, I’m gonna see a Star War this weekend!

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Jessica Jones teaser announces March 8th premiere

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Marvel releasing a YA book about Loki’s coming out

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New Trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

  • First issue of Snagglepuss is coming out on 1/3
  • Jury sides with SDCC over the use of “Comic-Con”
  • GI Joe introduces a female Snake Eyes

 

VIDEO GAMES

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Poe
  • JON: Finn from The Last Jedi
Dec 8, 2017

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by the newly elected president of Geeks OUT, Nicole Gitau (@cocodevaux) as they discuss the brand new trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, take a look at X-Men: Dark Phoenix, and celebrate My Brother's Husband being adapted for Japanese TV in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

  • KEVIN: Showrunner of The Exorcist doesn’t care for homophobes
  • NICOLE: J.K. Rowling stands by casting of Depp in Fantastic Beasts 2

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN:  Agents of SHIELD, Runaways, Moon Knight
  • NICOLE: Mutant & Magical Boy: The Afro Queer Guide to Pop Culture!, Black Panther trades 1-2, World of Wakanda

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: First look at X-Men: Dark Phoenix

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: My Brother’s Husband by Tagame being adapted for Japanese TV

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Teaser trailer released for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Canadian Husband
  • NICOLE: Okoye & Ayo
Dec 1, 2017

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by @BrettWhite (Writer for @Decider & Host of @MustHaveSeenTV) as they discuss the new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, give hot takes on Wonder Woman 2 rumors, and celebrate some queers punching nazi's in the CW's Crisis on Earth X in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Doomsday Clock, The Gifted
  • BRETT: Christmas episodes of sitcoms, Runaways, Cable

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Patty Jenkins teases new romance for Wonder Woman in sequel

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Crisis on Earth X premieres and it’s super queer

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Trailers for episodes of new season of Black Mirror released

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Citizen Cold
  • BRETT: Clark Gregg
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