WHAT IS QUEER

S1E18: COLLECTIVE QUEER TRAUMA

May 31, 2023 Parker Sargent Season 1 Episode 18
WHAT IS QUEER
S1E18: COLLECTIVE QUEER TRAUMA
Show Notes

This is the first in a series of episodes we will be doing about this concept of shared trauma…we will be talking with various guests and specialists about the affects of LGBTQ bullying and how we can heal our wounds.

Hosted by: Parker Sargent
Produced by: koitz
Contributors: Alex Borsa and Chris Hampton
Guests: Howard Rosenman and Boudoir LeFleur

Parker presents her unofficial theory that we as a queer collective have shared emotional baggage that is unique to our community and she chats with show contributor Alex Borsa about seeing ramifications of this trauma in his sociology research. Drag Witch Boudoir LeFleur joins us to talk about growing up gay and being bullied at home and in school, before finding queer community and starting to work through their issues. Show contributor Chris Hampton shares her experience working with queer youth and how bullying is still affecting LGBTQ kids.