Episodes

Biblical and other conversations in Trans/Queer affirming voices

Esther: A Liberative Gathering of Women, Exiled Jews, and Eunuchs

Is the story of Esther the first documented intersectional justice uprising?In this month’s episode, Don and Liam join the Saturday morning Torah study class at Liam’s Shul, where they curate a rousing liberation-themed discussion of the Book of Esther. …

Paul in Acts–A Self-Professed Thug for Jesus?

This month, for our Bible Bash entertainment and considerations, Don takes us on a trip through the Christian book of Acts. Don’s chosen task: to reflect on the complicated person we know as Paul, based on his behavior throughout these chapters describin…

Bisexual Lovers in the Hands of a Peevish God — I Samuel 18

Peterson Toscano Zoom bombs the podcast to talk about the love between Jonathan and David, but really he is mostly curious about God in the story. The story of King Saul, Prince Jonathan, and future king David is one filled with desire and jealousy. We h…

Midwives: Beautiful, Splendid Leaders of Resistance — Exodus 1:15-22

We begin the new year, in 2022, with a close reading of the story of the midwives in Exodus 1: 15-21. Liam offers us an invitation to recognize Shifrah and Puah as revolutionary resistors and so much more: namely, co-creators with G-d, The Potter of eart…

Jesus and the Glory Seekers: Mark 10: 35-45

For his December Bash, Don takes a close and insightful look at Mark’s gospel and Jesus’ interactions with James and John, who wish to be seated at Jesus’ side and share in his glory. Or, so they say when they ask Jesus to do something for them.
In his …