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COL371: HNU: State of the Community 2016

COL371In this episode of Cubs Out Loud, the guys are joined by special guests from across the pond, Bruce and Shutter, to speak on the state of our community. In a year of highlights and lowlights to the LGBT community, the cubs gather together to share their perspectives on US marriage equality, the Orlando shooting, and the UK’s recent vote to potentially leave the EU. It’s a Hostful New Update special edition.

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  • Jeff: Welcome to Quarter End.
  • Damon: Pride and OMGKC
  • Gary: Holy Rainbows Batman
  • Bruce: Traveling for work (Austria, Switzerland), Alton Towers
  • Chester: Tidal Wave, Men of the Den, came back to England for a few months

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Hi again, cubs!

First, I would like to thank you for giving me a shout out in your last episode. I am glad my email was able to clarify some of your questions and I hope your episode was able to answer other people’s questions as well. Second, I was gladly surprised to receive a public invitation to your podcast! I’d be happy to try it out as I have never been invited to a podcast before. I am going to be moving to Albuquerque, NM this Friday and will not have internet at home for a few days… or many (if you have comcast you may know what I mean). However, let me know how you’d like to start this.

Best,

Francisco Salgado-Garcia (aka Cisco)

Weekly Topic

  • LGBTQIA status today – one year ago on June 26th, 2015 the US Supreme Court made Marriage Equality a reality.
  • June 12th, 2016 – Pulse Orlando

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Rex Rivers:

I will not be silenced by fear.

The father of Omar Mateen, the suspect who shot and killed more than 50 people at Orlando’s gay nightclub Pulse, said that his son didn’t like it when he saw two men kissing recently in Miami.

Go out and kiss. In public. Make seeing a kiss a common thing. Take away it’s “shock” value. Do it for those who died, and those who won’t because you had the courage to express your love.

  • UK referendum decision to leave the European Union and its impact on the global society

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COLSP02: Supreme’s Ruling

COLSP02In this special episode of Cubs Out Loud, the hosts reflect on the Supreme Court’s ruling on 6/26/2015 that legalized same-sex marriage in the United States. With this sweeping change in the nation, the guys offer their personal stories and victories and discuss how they feel the ruling affects the community.

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COL267: Liberty and Justice for Y’all

US-JUSTICE-GAY-MARRIAGEIn this episode of Cubs Out Loud, the hosts reconnect after a long break to discuss the concepts of liberty and justice for the GLBT community. Are we as equal as we want to be and should be? What progress has been made and where do we still have to go? In honor of Pride month and Independence Day, listen in as the guys give their takes on the state of the union.

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  • [Jeff] – Mohawk
  • [Damon] – Pride Concert & Hanging
  • [Gary] – Normalness

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  • Liberty and Justice for Y’all

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COL244: Simply The Best…of 2013!

col logo 01 colorOn this episode of Cubs Out Loud, with the new year dawning, the cubs reminisce on the year of 2013. We discuss what we liked as the best episodes, our favorites of COL, and also the highlights of our year. Also, we have a new guy on the pedestal, get free advertising, and truly bond as freaky friends.

What’s Going On?

  • [Jeff] My internet was stolen
  • [Gary] S.A.D. Meh and Wedding Fun
  • [Damon] No Christmas w/BF Yet

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COLASSonfire40 posted:

Cubs Out Loud.  Very touched and flattered you guys thought I was hot. My name is Marc and I live in Montreal, Qc. That’s right. French Canadian bear! Lol. You guys totally rock. Gonna make a special pic just for you guys! Cheers boys! Xxxx

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“Hey guys!
So I’m a couple of weeks behind and have just finished listening to episode 240 where Jeff regails us with his Toad-In-The-Hole cooking adventures. Unfortunately Jeff, what you were describing is Egg-In-A-Basket, not Toad-In-The-Hole, which is a dish of fat English sausages baked into a yorkshire pudding style batter. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toad_in_the_hole
If we ever get the chance, I would be more than happy to cook it for you guys. Love,Bruce P.S. If someone has already corrected you on this, there’s no need to read this out :D”

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“And we have a NEW contender for this week’s “Bitter, Party Of One” Award (Adam4Adam Division):

You know whats bad? I have a man but he hates me. update time. if im on im horned and ready. im just a country boy lookin to be liberated. b.b. perferred no chocolate plz. and no uncuts. hey. not being picky guys but we are guys and im in the sex mode. and looking for a daddy that will take care of his boy.
If the +Cubs Out Loud boys aren’t taking these down, I’ll be very disappointed. Maybe these can run on the podcast as an adjunct to “Love On Craigslist”.

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Henryk Egermann says: December 25, 2013 at 10:47 am

Hey, guys. I just heard Episode 236 with your pitch for funds to upgrade the equipment used in producing the COL podcast. Having just suffered through the previous episode, with its frequent dropouts and maddening stutters, I’m very sympathetic to your request and have just made a Christmas Day donation that I hope will help in your quest. Don’t know if I’ll ever catch up & become a current listener, but I do listen to them all in order. Keep up the effort.
All the best, Henry

Leonard Williams says: January 7, 2014 at 5:43 pm

I think you have a strictly gay male slant to your podcast, how about adding a guy who is, as you would say, closeted I think that would add an interesting dynamic to the show, I live and work in a straight world, that I would think would give you better insight on some subjects, let me know

Weekly Topic
Best of 2013 – recap episode: Cover all the usual categories, add a few fun others like best run, best trick, best thing to happen to you in 13, etc.

COL Moments:

  • COL194: Eric Joins as a host (Second episode of year and right after the trivia challenge)
  • COL196: Gary’s first host episode
  • COL199: Robert visit
  • COL201: TNG 1 Year Anniversary
  • COL205: Tumblr Down
  • COL208: Craigslist Workshop
  • COL219: Relaunch And Ben left
  • COL220: Guest Robert
  • COL222: Robert Fully Returns
  • COL243: A COL Christmas

Favorite COL Topic of 2013:

  • [Jeff] – COL233: Depends On The Sausage You Eat

Favorite Link/Pick/Tumblr of 2013:

  • [Jeff] – The Guild: I’m the One That’s Cool

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Best Thing to Happen to You in 2013:

  • [Jeff] – This cast
  • [Damon] – Year of 10
  • [Gary] Spending Time with Best Friends [FL,IN,NC]

Best Trick:

  • [Jeff] – Jon
  • [Damon] – Portland
  • [Gary] San Antonio Mystery Man

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COL146: Pie In the Windowsill

While Tim’s away on sick leave Jeff and Griff take a moment to discuss how the gay community did in 2010 and what we see as the priority for 2011. We also take advantage of our “alone time” to discuss some geekier stuff.

Topics:

  • Community recap for 2010.
  • Where should the community go in 2011? (Both gay and bear)
  • “Alone time” in a relationship.

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  • Boxee Box lacks Netflix/Hulu Plus – Griff
  • G-Mail Priority Inbox causes me to miss mail – Griff

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