Radio SGN

The official biweekly podcast for long-time staple of the LGBTQ+ community Seattle Gay News. Join your hosts A.V. Eichenbaum and Lindsey Anderson as they navigate the tangled world in which we live, interview members of the community, and bring you up-to-date on current events.
Episode 33: Maggie Bloodstone
Ash & Lindsey talk about the Queen of England, the banality of evil, and other trivialities in this episode. We're basically horrible goblins the whole time and we should probably apologize. Maggie Bloodstone is our special guest this week!

Episode 32: Mike Johnson & Kyle Getz
This week Ash and Lindsey bring back the bleak to talk about MPV, Tucker Carlson, and milk! We also discuss Lindsey's dog being famous now and how sea glass is beautiful trash. Special guests this week are Kyle Getz & Mike Johnson, hosts of the Gayish Podcast! Find them at www.gayishpodcast.com

Episode 31: Dr. Umair Shah
In this episode, Ash sits down with Washington State Secretary of Health Dr. Umair Shah to discuss monkeypox prevention, stigma, and vaccination. Also in this episode, Lindsey and Ash give Rise & Grind sigma male podcasting a try, the Ren Faire is expensive, and a far right extremist is on the ballot for congress. ALSO! Izabel and Isabel are two different people! Don't get 'em confused!


Episode 30: Isabel Mata
Lindsey & Ash share their post-Pride summer shenanigans, talk SGN's summer book club, and give priceless fashion advice. This week's special guest is advice columnist and podcaster Isabel Mata! Find her at www.isabelmata.com

Episode 29: Jack Hilovsky
Lindsey and Ash talk summer fun, animal facts, labor rights, and wild nuns in this week's episode! Our special guest is Jack Hilovsky, local writer and author of the new book RJ, Farrah, and Me on shelves now. Check out his blog at https://jackhilovsky.blogspot.com/

Episode 28: Rachel Silberman
Happy (?) 4th of July! Lindsey & Ash talk about Pride, 4th of July memories, and the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Our special guest this week is Rachel Silberman of Luxjoy & Comfort! Check out her stuff at www.luxjoyandcomfort.com

Episode 27: Krystal Marx
We're takin' it easy this episode! Join Lindsey and Ash on a chill breakfast journey through the gayest presidents, an anniversary gone awry, some national news, and more! Special guest Krystal Marx talks inclusivity and accessibility at Pride.

Episode 26: Danielle McClelland
In this episode, Ash and Lindsey talk about Pride in the Park and Pride Asia! Our special guest is Port Townsend Film Festival's new Executive Director Danielle McClelland, who gives us a very hopeful message before Ash and Lindsey have a frank discussion about guns and gun violence. Warning: The last 25 minutes of today's show contain a very serious discussion that is not for everyone. Listener discretion is encouraged.

Episode 25: Monica Domena
In this episode, Ash and Lindsey talk about the Travel issue, the attack on bodily autonomy, and so much more! Monica Domena of Save the D8 and It Was Good Actually returns to discuss living and working in the world of COVID as a working class individual. Bleakify me, Cap'n!


Episode 24: Doc Wilson (with guest host Davis Banta)
Lindsey's out sick this week, so Ash called in a favor from an old friend to help keep it light! Get well soon, Lindsey! Our special guest is Doc Wilson of Peace Peloton.

Episode 23: Dr. Kevin Wang
This episode is full of highs and lows! Ash and Lindsey discuss Biden's visit to Seattle and the bleak reality of the ongoing climate crisis! The laughs just don't stop! Our special guest this week is Dr. Kevin Wang, returning to talk about COVID and more.

Episode 22: Dave Quantic
In this episode, Ash & Lindsey talk dogs, sports, and test out a new segment! Our special guest this week is Dave Quantic of the Fruitbowl Podcast

Episode 21: Todd Bilsborough
A lot to discuss in this week's episode! Our guest this week is philosopher and podcaster Todd Bilsborough of A Satanist Reads the Bible. We also talk about the Oscars, which hadn't happened yet. so we don't talk about Will Smith smacking Chris Rock.

Episode 20: Aleksa Manila
We have a stellar interview with Seattle drag queen/activist/superstar Aleksa Manila for you this episode! We discuss mental health, COVID's effects on the LGBTQ community, SCS, and so much more! Lindsey and Ash cover the protests taking place right here in the city. Stay tuned at the end for a moment of calm.

Episode 19: Kaio Caiazzo
Our guest this week is Brazilian independent filmmaker Kaio Caiazzo! This week, Ash & Lindsey discuss some heavy topics - gender affirmation in Texas and the Russia-Ukraine conflict - along with some much lighter conversation.

Episode 18: Alexandria Bellefleur
It's our Valentine's Day episode! Lindsey and Ash talk straight dating vs. queer dating, nonbinary Olympians, workers' rights, and more! Special guest this week is award-winning novelist Alexandria Bellefleur.

Episode 17: Tim Mulligan
Our special guest this week is playwright Tim Mulligan! In this episode, Lindsey and Ash discuss anti-vaxxers and HRT, celebrity crushes, and so much more!

Episode 16: Sole Strategies
Our guests this week are Zee Cohen-Sanchez and Amani Wells-Onyioha of political campaign company Sole Strategies! Hope you're ready to get goofy and get political because Ash and Lindsey are back for 2022 and ready to talk about capitalism, adulthood, Tupac, Seattle's mayoral updates, identities, civil war, the insurrection, Austin Powers and SO MUCH MORE!

Episode 15: Olivia Sterne
Activist and generally interesting person Olivia Sterne is our gues this week! Also in this episode, Ash & Lindsey go over the week's events, talk their top picks for 2021, and set intentions for the new year! IT. IS. A. HOOT.

Episode 14: Kenna Lindsay
In this episode, Ash & Lindsey approach New Year's Resolutions, a cat causes trouble, and we talk about the bank! Our special guest this week is Santa Cruz-based body positive artist Kenna Lindsay.

Episode 13: James & Jamesy
In this episode, Lindsey and Ash browse our very special Holiday issue! We also talk about Kyle Rittenhouse and Milo Yiannopolos, existential ennui, and sex shops.

Out special guests this episode are Aaron Malkin and Alistair Knowles, the creative & comedic masterminds behind James & Jamesy, whose annual Christmas show O Christmas Tea hits the Neptune theater on Nov. 30!

Episode 12: Ginni Saraswati
In this episode, we chat with podcaster and radio personality Ginni Saraswati of Ginni Media. Ash and Lindsey also discuss the heavy topics on our front page and the result of Seattle's election.

Episode 11: Halloween Spooktacular 2021
A very special Halloween episode with a very special mystery guest! We discuss King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert's history, vampires, and more!

Episode 10: Tom Rasmussen
Tom Rasmussen, Seattle's first openly Gay city council member, is our guest this week. The conversation ranges from LGBTQ+ history to politics to the Seattle Freeze and beyond! Truly honored to have had him on the show. Other topics covered in this episode include the Women's Rights marches that happened in early October, schools banning Pride flags, and Washington's new plastic bag ban.

Episode 9: Jeannie Rak
In this very spooky episode, we talk werewolves, vampires, anti-Trans government officials, and PETA! Ash also sits down with Seattle musician and all-around nicer person Jeannie Rak!

Episode 8: Bruce Harrell
In this episode, Ash speaks with Mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell about his campaign, his upbringing, and his plans for the SPD, among other things. Also in this episode, Hannah talks about COVID prep in schools, Lindsey's dog wins a Doggy Drag Competition, and Ash loses their mind over the profound, dystopian absurdity of a Doggy Drag Competition. It's a weird one, you guys, but it's worth a listen.

Episode 7: Matt Ashcroft
In this episode, we talk to conversion practice survivor and activist Matt Ashcroft and touch on our special Food & Travel Issue 2021! Also in this episode: Ash gets their groceries delivered, we talk about throwing it back, and a Nazi gets convicted!

Episode 6: Monica Domena
It's the finance issue, and you know what that means! We talk about the wealth gap! Also, Ash sits down with podcaster Monica Domena to talk D&D, gender, and capitalism's effect on the LGBTQ+ community. A lighthearted romp all around!

Episode 5: Moss Bosch
This week Ash went to Alaska, but not without bringing us an amazing interview with TikTok star Moss Bosch! Co-hosts Lindsey Anderson and Hannah Saunders uncover the drama surrounding Julia's, dive into the gayest #Olympics ever in Tokyo, highlight the importance of #disability representation in the media, and more!

Episode 4: Kathy Bay
In this episode, we talk about Glee, coming out, and more! Featured interview: Kathy Bay of the Washington DOH. https://www.doh.wa.gov/


Episode 3: Dr. Kevin Wang
We have a delightful conversation with Dr. Kevin Wang of Swedish Medical! Other topics include - Lil Nas X, organized religion, Mercer Street Books, and Alki Beach

Episode 2: Dr. Peter Shalit
Join Ash, Hannah, and new cohost Lindsey as they discuss the latest issue of the SGN, dads, hermit crabs, and more! Interviewed in this episode: Dr. Peter Shalit Events Calendar June 26 (1pm to Dusk) - Taking B(l)ack Pride.

Episode 1: Dr. Stephaun E. Wallace
The first episode for Radio SGN! Hosts Hannah Saunders and A.V. Eichenbaum discuss bees, Trump's dreaded return, and an international LGBTQ movement. Interviewed in this episode: Dr. Stephaun E. Wallace