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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.