Gayish Media, LLC
Featured in Buzzfeed, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, and Queerty, Gayish is an award-nominated podcast that breaks down one gay stereotype each week. Mike and Kyle bring humor, honesty, and irreverence to topics like the hanky code, depression, and open relationships.
Past guests have included YouTuber Davey Wavey, gay porn star Calvin Banks, Andrew Gurza, Matt Baume, a gay priest, a trans atheist, and Mike’s wildly supportive and over-sharing mom.
As part of Redo-cember, we’re talking about Dungeons & Dragons! Again! But for real this time. We’ll talk about Gary Gygax’s problematic son, LGBTQ representation in The Adventure Zone, and surprisingly personal experiences of the joys and sorrows of playing D&D. Thanks to Gap Bridger Zackery Cochran for requesting this topic! In this episode: News- 5:55 || Main Topic (Dungeons & Dragons)- 14:24 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:20:14 Instead of our usual Patreon bonus segment, listen in for the announcement of what you can expect to come (spell come)! Join at the $5 and up level for bonus content. www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast
1 hr 26 min
As a counterpoint to episode 244, we're talking all about things Kyle likes, including: a popular hazelnut spread, the phrase “no homo,” a less-but-not-completely-non-homophobic pizza chain, and taking the attention off himself. Thanks to Gap Bridger Steve Douglas for requesting this topic! In this episode: News- 2:15 || Main Topic (Things Kyle Likes)- 14:53 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:09:36 Because of the US Thanksgiving holiday, we're posting a day early for everyone. But did you know our Patreon members get episodes a day early every single week? Join at any level for early, ad-free episodes. https://www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 18 min
We’ll wear this episode for two weeks, work out and sweat in it, then mail it to you in a plastic bag. In this episode: News- 9:49 || Main Topic (Laundry)- 26:17 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:17:07 If you want to vote on episode topics, join our Patreon! Gap Bridgers get to vote monthly, and all $5+/mo members get to vote just in case there’s a tie. patreon.com/gayishpodcast
1 hr 33 min
Gay Nazis, the good things (?1?!!?) that came out of WWII for gay people, the creation of the Castro and gayborhoods, US’s abuse of discharged gay military members, the belles of WWII, and the first trans man’s phalloplasty. These are just some of the things we talk about when we discuss World War 2, as requested by Gap Bridger Mark Wolcott. In this episode: News- 5:51 || Main Topic (World War II)- 16:28 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:04:21 If you want to come up with your own episode topic that we’ll meet with you about and help develop, join as a Gap Bridger at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 13 min
In an alternate universe, the title of this episode is “Bonnie Jo Mason.” In this episode: News- 3:29 || Main Topic (Cher)- 18:23 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:17:00 On the Patreon bonus segment, Mike talks about the only other Cher that's important.
1 hr 23 min
Lock up your ears and submit to… our discussion about chastity. Happy Locktober, everyone! In this episode: News- 4:46 || Main Topic (Chastity)- 16:02 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:17:52 Coming soon to the bonus Patreon segment, Fucking Dan shares his personal experience locking his junk. Join at www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 27 min
IT’S BEEN 250 EPISODES! Who knew gays could commit to something for that long? We celebrate with a livestream featuring Q&As, announcements, and gifts. In this episode: News- 2:12 || Main Topic (Q&A)- 15:31 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:56:10 Coming to the Patreon segment, a really fun lightning round of questions, including questions for Fucking Dan!
2 hr 9 min
BUT REALLY, WHAT IS A TWINK? We explore twinks hard and deep with the etymology of twinks, twink tops, the twink lifecycle, Tyler Oakley, twink erasure, twinking in video games, twink erasure, and the Twink Buttle Royal. Can you even handle that much twink!? (Yes. Yes you can.) Send in your questions for our Q&A episode, livestreaming on Sunday, Oct. 17 @ 2pm Pacific. https://www.facebook.com/events/299375832019454 In this episode: News- 5:39 || Main Topic (Twinks)- 25:24 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:14:05 On Monday's bonus Patreon segment, Fucking Dan talks about the Twinkie Defense, which is not what Kyle thinks it is, and the important (and tragic) LGBT history of it. patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 22 min
Thanks to our Gap Bridgers, we talk about everything biting has to offer: rough sex, love bites, the etymology of “bite me,” nipple biting, dick biting, queer vampires, and so much more. In this episode: News- 0:58 || Main Topic (Biting)- 15:43 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:08:30 On Monday's bonus Patreon segment, Fucking Dan will talk about the various uses of snake biting kits that could help both Kyles and trans people alike. patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 20 min
From the new trends of unisex fragrances, man musk, and Cumming to the old classics of whale poop, beaver goo, and musk taint, we hit all the top (and bottom) notes when we talk about fragrances, as requested by Gap Bridger Thomas B. In this episode: News- 1:16 || Main Topic (Fragrances)- 16:14 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:12:09 On Monday's bonus Patreon segment, werewolf balls. I mean, there's more to it, but all I remember is werewolf balls. Get bonus content like this by joining at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 26 min
Mike and Kyle return to where Mike grew up for Yakima Pride to talk about their hometowns and the often-ignored US LGBT rural population. Plus, Joshua Hastings, VP of Yakima Pride, shares what it’s been like moving away, then back to, Yakima and planning the local Pride. In this episode: News- 4:54 || Main Topic (Hometown)- 14:32 || Guest (Joshua Hastings)- 45:50 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:06:45 Coming Monday, a rollercoaster ride of a Patreon segment where Fucking Dan gets Mike and Kyle to act out slash fiction from a popular franchise. For this and over 60 hrs of bonus content), join patreon.com/gayishpodcast at the $5/mo. level.
1 hr 18 min
As voted on by our Gap Bridgers, Mike and Kyle talk about The Boss herself, Diana Ross. We cover her gayest song (not the one you’d think), the surprising story of “I’m Coming Out,” the weird Diana-Ross-inspired subgenre, and Archer vs. Diana. In this episode: News- 7:11 || Main Topic (Diana Ross)- 20:03 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:12:01 If you want to help us decide a topic to discuss once a month, support us as a Gap Bridger at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 19 min
Kyle is in Hawaii, so Mike is joined by drag queen podcaster extraordinaire Donna Suggarz! Since Kyle is away we're taking this opportunity to talk about all the things he hates with a fiery passion. Basically it's finding a beer drinking Klingon that will DP you while you eat a pickle. Assuming you can do all that while playing WoW. (Kyle's probably OK with the DP part, maybe...) In this episode: News- 4:14 || Main Topic (Things Kyle Hates)- 16:06 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:07:55 For ad-free episodes 1 day early, plus tons of other benefits, support us at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 14 min
As voted on by our Facebook group, Mike and Kyle re-do our topic from the very first episode: first dates. Coming to you live from Hop Capital Brewing (instagram.com/hopcapitalbrewofficial) in Yakima, WA. In this episode: News- 8:16 || Main Topic (First Dates)- 17:30 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:03:07a Coming soon, our bonus Patreon segment features Ma Johnson talking about cruising in Yakima, and she reprises her hit song, “My Thighs,” live.
1 hr 19 min
As voted on by our Gap Bridgers this month, dive right in there and get a whiff of armpits! Mike is joined this week by guest co-host Chris Haigy, of the We Read Movies Podcast, to talk all things pits. From pit crystals to vagina dentata pits to the terrible lives of some paleolithic oysters... we cover a lot of ground. In this episode: News- 6:26 || Main Topic (Armpits)- 18:52 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:26:21 On Monday's bonus Patreon segment, Fucking Dan tells us about a San Francisco event called STANK, which as Chris says... you probably know what you're going to get there. patreon.com/gayishpodcast
1 hr 35 min
This week we're talking about superstition with Matty and Andrew from the Frigay the 13th Podcast. What are the chances a Ouija board will make you come out of the closet? Is Mister Rogers a bisexual Satanist? Is the number 24 why there are no Brazilian soccer players in our bedrooms? In this episode: News- 1:26 || Main Topic (Superstition)- 10:56 || Guests (Matty and Andrew from Frigay the 13th)- 14:11 || Gayest & Straightest- 58:45 For ad-free episodes 1 day early, plus tons of other benefits, support us at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 6 min
This week we're talking about representation, both LGBT+ and beyond. We were very lucky to sit down with Max Currie, director and co-showrunner of Rurangi (now streaming on Hulu), an amazing new trans drama out of New Zealand. The fact he was a member of the pit crew on RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under also means he is very easy on the eyes, which was great for Mike and Kyle but doesn't really help you out much. Anyway, Rurangi is amazing, check it out. In this episode: News- 0:42 || Main Topic (Representation)- 12:06 || Guest (Max Currie)- 21:09 || Gayest & Straightest- 47:32 For ad-free episodes 1 day early, plus tons of other benefits, support us at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
53 min 40 sec
The title of the episode is felching, and you’re reading the description? What more do you need????
59 min 17 sec
What counts as cheating? How does it feel to be cheated on? Should you tell? When Mike and Kyle get personal, Mike shares a surprising story. In this episode: News- 2:30 || Main Topic (Cheating)- 14:41 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:13:32 For ad-free episodes 1 day early, plus tons of other benefits, support us at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 19 min
As requested by Gap Bridger James Barrow, Mike and Kyle finally talk about bears! Bear stereotypes (bear-eotypes?), who invented bears, whether Mike or Kyle consider themselves to be bears. Plus, guests Ben and Benja from the Bear Back podcast share their exbearience, the good, the bad, and the hairy. In this episode: News- 8:13 || Main Topic (Bears)- 20:51 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:20:41 On the bonus Patreon segment, you'll get more bear stories from Ben and Benja, including the time they felt super attractive and being in Russia. patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 31 min
Painting fingernails has a long history of being associated with masculinity. When did it change? In this lesbian-heavy episode, we explore nail history, the nail hanky code, fingering tips, and men’s nail trends. In this episode: News- 3:17 || Main Topic (Nails)- 13:21 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:00:38 On our bonus Patreon segment, Fucking Dan creates a "Nailed It"-style competition that pits Mike against Kyle to create a gay cupcake: patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 9 min
Fuck 4th of July. Happy Canada Day! Operation SOAP. Canadian bottoms. Residential school system. Two-spirit. Toronto vs. Montreal. Buggery. Tim Horton’s. PornHub. Ted Cruz. Canadian circumcision statistics. Just like Alexander Wood, we touch on a little bit of everything. In this episode: News- 5:07 || Main Topic (Canada)- 17:06 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:22:55 On Monday's bonus Patreon segment, Fucking Dan shares the deets of the hottest spot in Canada. patreon.com/gayishpodcast
1 hr 31 min
In this highly anticipated collaboration with A Gay and A NonGay, we answer the important questions: Why doesn’t Dan think he’s an ally? What are James’ stereotypes of American gays? Should Dan should come out? Why does ordering coffee scare James? Should Taylor Swift win the Performative Ally Award? Special guests James Barr and Dan Hudson join us to discuss allies. In this episode: News- 1:13 || Main Topic (Allies)- 14:11 || Guests (James Barr & Dan Hudson)- 19:21 || Gayest & NonGayest- 1:00:23 Dan’s article in MetroUK: https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/21/im-a-white-middle-class-cis-male-and-this-is-how-i-learnt-how-to-be-an-lgbtq-ally-10325190/ And on our bonus Patreon segment, hear us chat with James and Dan before the formal recording about foreskin. Yup. Foreskin. Join at www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 11 min
Sky’s out, thighs out. Thigh guy summer. Whatever you want to call it, get your weekend plans ready because it’s thigh day. Plus, a very special guest appearance by Ma Johnson that—trust me—you won’t want to miss. In this episode: News- 1:59 || Main Topic (Thighs)- 14:04 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:11:43 Articles mentioned during the 'thicc'/cultural appropriation discussion: Diop: https://weardiop.com/pages/whocanwearthis Them.us article: https://www.them.us/story/dear-instagays-stop-calling-yourselves-thicc On the bonus Patreon segment, Fucking Dan talks about wings. And as Mike explains in the main episode, this is very funny. Access all of our bonus content for $5/mo at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 21 min
Kink and fetish. Corporate sponsorship. Straight perception. Family-friendly. Rainbow-washing. What is the true meaning of Pride? Mike and Kyle have the conversation the internet has been having for years. In this episode: News- 2:04 || Main Topic (Sex and Kink at Pride)- 15:31 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:24:18 Kyle’s Pride Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0HoDZVQY7wkSg6n9ImUcI2?si=e4f0bc78a1594d21 Fucking Dan’s Pride Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1quyYDF6RzYYQ1LonvrL0Q?si=8de791cf329c4bfa On Monday's bonus segment, Fucking Dan, the actual kinky gay in our group, shares why this debate is so painful for him, and he gives an extra scoop of the history of LGBTQ rights.
1 hr 31 min
Who was the first to bottom? Was Oscar Wilde a bottom? Should you teach your kids to bottom? Is anal vaping a thing? We get to the bottom of all of it. In this episode: News- 1:39 || Main Topic (Bottoms)- 12:59 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:24:37 Coming soon on the Patreon segment, Fucking Dan shares his tips for cleaning out, and Mike and Kyle... react. patreon.com/gayishpodcast
1 hr 32 min
When we decided to do Episode 229 Recovery, we asked our listeners for their stories. We had so many people write and call in, we couldn't possibly fit them in the main episode. This shrinkage is a compilation of those stories. Thank you to everyone who participated and sent in material. We appreciate you and your willingness to share.
26 min 53 sec
The road to recovery is long, and so is this episode. We are joined by three LGBTQIA+ people in recovery to tell us about their struggle with substance abuse, their experiences with treatment programs, and in one case what Fucking Dan feels like on the inside. A special thank you to Boyfriend Bobby, Dani F., and Honey Bucket (@mizzhoneybucket) for stopping by and sharing such a vulnerable part of themselves with us. Also a big thinks to all of you that sent in your own stories! This episode was so long we made the decision to release your contributions as a shrinkage later this week, so look for that! In this episode: Boyfriend Bobby- 2:14 || Dani F.- 43:01 || Honey Bucket- 1:36:50 || Gayest & Straightest- 2:07:21 On Monday, Fucking Dan tells us his story. At least one of us cries.
2 hr 11 min
Is gaydar real? By the end of this episode, you’ll know the answer. In this episode: News- 1:13 || Main Topic (Gaydar)- 13:50 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:29:27 On Monday, Fucking Dan talks about straight-passing and flying under the gaydar.
1 hr 43 min
John Waters. Gay icon. The pope of trash. We do our best to talk about him, even though we don’t revere him like other gays. Topics include Female Trouble, A Dirty Shame, Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, Divine, Mink Stole, Little Richard, Craig Ferguson, camp, the Met Gala, Trump, and tr*nnies. In this episode: News- 3:39 || Main Topic (John Waters)- 14:14 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:22:37 This topic was selected by our Gap Bridgers. If you want to help pick episodes each month (and pick one all on your own!), become a Gap Bridger at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 31 min
Look, this one gets weird. We talk about everything from the gay straightness of the Kentucky Derby, racing horse or porn star, etymology of “hung like a horse,” the comparative size of animal penises, how porn star dicks aren’t real, and bronies. In this episode: News- 2:05 || Main Topic (Horses)- 13:38 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:06:52 Join Patreon to get access to the bonus segment for this episode, which is Fucking Dan talking about that one guy that got fucked to death by a horse. Bonus segments come out on Mondays. patreon.com/gayishpodcast
1 hr 15 min
Caitlyn Jenner. Bulges and tucking. Peeing standing up. Topping when trans. Crossdressers.com. “The surgery.” Richard Dawkins. We ask special guest Sarah Ray all the things you’re not supposed to ask a trans person. In this episode: News- 3:18 || Main Topic (Transgender)- 16:54 || Guest (Sarah Ray)- 19:35 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:14:50 On Monday's Patreon segment, Fucking Dan asks Sarah "a doozy of a question." Sign up for bonus content at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 22 min
Socks can be a fetish, clean-up tool, FTM packer, puppet, and a way to prove you're not gay. Yes, this is our most sockual episode yet. In this episode: News- 1:10 || Main Topic (Socks)- 16:41 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:11:43 On Monday's Patreon segment, Fucking Dan tells us about Socks the Cat. Join for more sockful content at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 23 min
Mike & Kyle listen to a few of the submissions we loved from the news theme song contest, including the winner!
11 min 51 sec
Why is iced coffee a gay stereotype? Also, coffee gays from history, coffee news from ChristianPost.com, decaf coffee guilt, and São Paulo. In this episode: News- 4:25 || Main Topic (Coffee)- 17:45 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:11:00 On Monday's Patreon segment, Fucking Dan talks about his experience ingesting coffee non-mouthily the morning before recording.
1 hr 23 min
HAPPY FOURTH BIRTHDAY TO US! Mike and Kyle celebrate with a livestream and foreplay. In this episode: News- 3:57 || Main Topic (Foreplay)- 22:01 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:17:01 On Monday's Patreon segment, Fucking Dan talks about the after-play to complement your 'fore-play. Get access at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 35 min
Are you a Republican't or a Republican? We talk about LGBT Republicans, and Mike tries not to yell while Kyle tries to keep the peace. In this episode: News- 1:40 || Main Topic (Republicans)- 17:40 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:25:33 Thank you to Kevin Henderson for requesting this topic! If you want to help produce an episode of Gayish, sign up as a Gap Bridger on our Patreon, www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 34 min
“Things had to get really bad before they got worse.” Race car driver, trans activist, and Ninja Warrior champion Charlie Martin shares her very personal experience of transitioning (and thriving) in the male-dominated world of auto racing. Plus, Mike and Kyle try their best to remember to talk about racing. In this episode: News- 1:53 || Main Topic (Auto Racing)- 17:39 || Guest (Charlie Martin)- 23:18 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:21:05 For bonus episodes and segments, join us at patreon.com/gayishpodcast!
1 hr 28 min
What’s the truth behind scissoring? Do all people achieve the goal that scissoring has to give? What’s the sound of two vulvas rubbing together? In this episode: News- 1:17 || Main Topic (Scissoring)- 14:08 || Guests (Bad Queers)- 15:35 || Gayest & Straightest- 55:14 For bonus content, support us at patreon.com/gayishpodcast!
1 hr 7 min
What do Mike’s ex-wife and Nick Jonas have in common? They both get jealous. (To be fair, it’s their right to be hellish.) Thanks to our Patreon Gap Bridgers for voting on this topic. In this episode: News- 5:30 || Main Topic (Jealousy)- 17:38 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:15:42 On Monday’s Patreon bonus segment, Fucking Dan administers a jealously quiz to Mike and Kyle to see where their jealousy line is when in a relationship.
1 hr 25 min
Butterflies can be a million things, like named after poop, a big ol' bottom, Kylie Jenner's love language, a good (or bad?) trans metaphor, a super lesbian Hong Kong film, or a song that DJ AM raps in. No matter what, we know LeVar Burton is down. 🤜🦋 In this episode: News- 9:50 || Main Topic (Butterflies)- 20:49 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:15:06 Get weekly bonus segments and monthly bonus episodes at patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 23 min
The stereotype of the limp-wristed faggot goes back to the Romans (no, for real), and it’s one example of how gay men are trained to hate themselves from a young age. We get surprisingly personal when we talk about our experience with limp wrists. In this episode: News- 8:58 || Main Topic (Limp Wrists)- 21:05 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:13:43 Coming soon on the Patreon bonus segment, Fucking Dan swerves on us and talks about queercore metal bands. Oh, and he cries. Get bonus segments every week for just $5/mo!
1 hr 23 min
Our most drool-worthy episode yet! In this episode: News- 1:24 || Main Topic (Backwards Hats)- 13:41 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:06:22 I'll be honest. The bonus segment (coming soon) is just gonna be us talking about hot guys with backwards hats. Get this and more bonus content at www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 14 min
This episode will be known only as the originator of the Rough Fuck Me Daddy Bouquet. And what more reason do you need to listen? In this episode: News- 1:29 || Main Topic (Florists)- 12:03 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:04:10 On Monday's bonus segment, Dan shares floral-inspired gay history about Hibiscus and The Cockettes. Bonus content at www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast.
1 hr 9 min
Tattoos are sexy, and so is this episode. We have surprising gatya about gay men’s opinion of guys with tattoos, the meaning of biohazard tattoos, and insight from Reddit user PM_ME_UR_GAY_COCK. In this episode: News- 3:00 || Main Topic (Tattoos)- 14:04 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:03:43 On Monday, Fucking Dan shares the meaning behind tattoos, including the forearm one Kyle wants.
1 hr 9 min
Are vacuums gay? We figure out if there’s truth to Mike’s personal gay stereotype by talking about vacuum fucking, the division of household chores, a vacuum coming out story, and vacuum-based sex toys. In this episode: News- 1:12 || Main Topic (Vacuums)- 13:56 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:10:15
1 hr 22 min
Total tops. Oral tops. Short tops. Poor tops. Lesbian tops. Stone tops. Mike’s topness. Timid turtle tops. There are so many different tops inside this episode! In this episode: News- 1:17 || Main Topic (Tops)- 18:12 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:06:22 And coming on Monday, Fucking Dan's bonus segment featuring tip top top tips from his top tops! www.patreon.com/gayishpodcast
1 hr 15 min
Here’s the deal. We both like musicals. We really like musicals. But we’re not, like, super all about them. We talked about musicals. And sing some. And talk about how gay they are. Look, we did our best, okay? Also, stick around ’til the end for a trailer of our brand new podcast, Have A Nice Gay! In this episode: News- 3:35 || Main Topic (Musicals)- 25:08 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:09:05 Learn more about and subscribe to Have A Nice Gay: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/have-a-nice-gay/id1548639024 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/78MHCgaGOvq5nm6GBiJhIU Website: www.haveanicegay.com
1 hr 18 min
THIS IS NOT AN INTERVENTION. Drinking issues are pervasive in the gay community, and Mike and Kyle explore them with special guest Davey Wavey, who has never had a drink in his life. BUT THIS IS NOT AN INTERVENTION. In this episode: News- 2:07 || Main Topic (Sobriety)- 11:15 || Guest (Davey Wavey)- 26:15 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:08:03 On Monday's Patreon bonus segment, more with Davey Wavey, who called this segment more interesting than the regular episode.
1 hr 13 min
Mike and Kyle celebrate New Years with our UK listeners! In this episode: News- 7:27 || Main Topic (New Years)- 22:09 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:18:55
1 hr 31 min