Miss Mary Mack Is Back! (State of the Que-union, Stacey Abrams, Celebrity Big Brother, Jussie Smollett, Tessa Thompson)

Episode 164

1st February 2019

James is leading this episode with a Korner called his State of the Que-Union… see what he did there? He’s breaking down the state of affairs for the LGBTQ+ community, including the horrific racism and homophobia that Jussie Smollett endured in Chicago.

Episode notes

Did Miss Mary Mack die in that nursery rhyme? Or did James have a dark upbringing? Nnekay investigates! Before we get to the korners we”re talking Stacey Abram giving the response to the State of the Union representing the Democratic Party and what that means for the future of the party. Tessa Thompson is vowing to work for more female directors, and we dig in to a little Celebrity Big Brother and their complicated ass rules. James is leading this episode with a Korner called his State of the Que-Union… see what he did there? He’s breaking down the state of affairs for the LGBTQ+ community, including the horrific racism and homophobia that Jussie Smollett endured in Chicago, plus Queer superheroes on the TV screen, will we have our first out gay Presidential contender? What is this new scientific finding, and California law around HIV that is potentially going to change the landscape for those living with the virus?

LINKS:

Jussie Smollet
https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/jussie-smollett-reportedly-hospitalized…

Black Lightening
https://www.afterellen.com/general-news/568929-thunder-first-black-lesbi…

First Openly Gay President Pete Buttigieg?
https://www.queerty.com/fg-perv-president-homophobes-already-coming-open…

GAY BARS
https://www.queerty.com/no-gay-hook-apps-arent-killing-gay-bars-actually…

HIV LAWS CHANGING IN CA
https://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-…

US GOVERNMENT DECLARES HIV UNTRANSMITTABLE IN UNDETECTABLE FOLKS
https://www.queerty.com/niaid-joins-300-worldwide-health-agencies-say-hi…
https://www.queerty.com/5-reasons-hiv-undetectable-must-now-mean-uninfec…

Greta Garbo- Original Celesbian
https://www.afterellen.com/movies/469931-greta-garbo-original-celesbian

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Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he’s joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority tackling pop culture, the news, media, and history all with a little self care, and self love sprinkled throughout! It’s time to Learn, Laugh, and Play, right here at Minority Korner- because together: we’re the majority!

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