On Sexuality and Fundamentalism. My talk with Sherry Scott

In this episode of Queer Voices of the South I talk with Dr. Sherry Scott about her new book, “Playhouses: Sexuality and Fundamentalism,” released in February by Black Rose Writing. Sherry Scott, MD, is a pediatrician who has practiced palliative/hospice care for children and general medicine. She founded Paris Poet’s Society and published a juried anthology of poetry and photography, “What Brings You Here,” in … Continue reading On Sexuality and Fundamentalism. My talk with Sherry Scott

Living Queer History

In this episode of Queer Voices of the South I talk to Dr. Gregory Samantha Rosenthal about her new book Living Queer History – Remembrance and Belonging in a Southern City, released in December 2021 by the University of North Carolina Press. You can find the episode here. Gregory Samantha Rosenthal, PhD, is Associate Professor of History and Coordinator of the Public History Concentration at … Continue reading Living Queer History

Howard Cruse, LGBTQ Comics Trailblazer

In this episode of QUEER VOICES OF THE SOUTH, I talk with ANDREW J. KUNKA, who is a professor of English and division chair at the University of South Carolina Sumter. He is the author of the book Autobiographical Comics and has also published articles and book chapters on Will Eisner, Kyle Baker, Doug Moench, Jack Katz, and Dell Comics. Dr. Kunka’s new book, The … Continue reading Howard Cruse, LGBTQ Comics Trailblazer

Another Great Year in LGBTQ Books

We had a remarkable year on the Queer Voices of the South podcast. In this episode, John and I discuss the authors we talked to in 2021. You can listen to the episode here. Photo by:  Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash C’est tout! M Morris Ardoin’s book, STONE MOTEL – MEMOIRS of a CAJUN BOY can be purchased through the publisher, on the independent bookseller website Indibound, or on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other … Continue reading Another Great Year in LGBTQ Books

Illustrating 10 LGBTQ+ Trailblazers

In this episode of QUEER VOICES OF THE SOUTH, I talk with SHELBY CRISWELL, whose book QUEER AS ALL GET OUT 10 People Who’ve Inspired Me follows the daily life of one queer artist from Texas as they introduce us to the lives of ten extraordinary people. You can listen to the episode here. The author shares their life as a genderqueer person, living in … Continue reading Illustrating 10 LGBTQ+ Trailblazers

Chris McLaughlin’s Category 5 Heart

I had a great talk with Chris McLaughlin about her new book, MISSISSIPPI BARKING – Hurricane Katrina and a Life That Went to the Dogs, by the University Press of Mississippi, for the podcast I cohost on the New Books Network. McLaughlin is founder and executive director of the Animal Rescue Front. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston with a BA in earth … Continue reading Chris McLaughlin’s Category 5 Heart