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NEWS

A list of my recent and upcoming news and events.

8

Mar 2022

INTERVIEWED ON "THE AUTHENTIC GAY MAN" PODCAST

Maddox interviewed me on his podcast, "The Authentic Gay Man," where I tell a dark story of a deeply codependent relationship and having no family or community to rely on. The saga does have a happy ending and a treasure trove of golden nuggets of wisdom along the way.

10

Mar 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "INTEGRATING SHAME WITH MIKE IAMELE"

Mike Iamele joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about integrating shame, allowing intimacy to occur, exploring the sexiness of vulnerability, and how our sensitivities can lead us to more success, fulfillment, and being more fully expressed. But most importantly they discuss a variety of strategies to resist our shame-based culture, create healthy outlets to meet our needs, and how to create the life of our dreams.

25

Mar 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "MAKING FRIENDS WITH REPUBLICANS"

Jonathan Beal and I have a challenging and illuminating conversation about the nature of building community, particularly with those profoundly different than us. Jonathan Beal and I have a challenging and illuminating conversation about the nature of building community, particularly with those profoundly different than us. But most importantly they discuss a variety of strategies to resist our culture of convincing and cancelling, and create a culture of consequences and connection – all steeped in embodied courage, compassion, vulnerability, and love.

7

Apr 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "ANTIRACISM IN THE ARTS WITH AARON GRAD"

Aaron Grad joins Britt for an illuminating conversation about creating truly integrated arts experiences for people from all walks of life, why it’s critical for us as white people to surface issues of race while we find ways we can help equalize power, and why traditional arts organizations must summon the courage to fundamentally rethink their programming and business models if they want to survive and thrive. He also walks us through the genesis of his upcoming work, “Many Messiahs,” in which he reframes Handel’s masterpiece as a collective call for justice.

17

Apr 2022

INTERVIEWED ON REAL TALK WITH NINA

Nina from "Real Talk With Nina" interviewed me and Jonathan Beal on her podcast, where we discussed my new book ("A Gay Man's Guide to Life"), the underlying reason why many straight women feel "safe" with gay men, and why it's a troubling and inaccurate assumption. This episode is called "Gay Men and Straight Women" and you can download it from her site, linked below.

21

Apr 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "PEACEMAKING CIRCLES WITH MONICA AND JABALI"

Dr. Monica Rojas-Stewart and Dr. Jabali Stewart join Britt for an illuminating conversation about the impact of utilizing ancient social technologies and practices to help equalize power in our everyday lives, how sitting in circle can support our innate curiosity, empathy, and understanding, and why we must slow down in order to speed up our efforts and create sustainable positive change in this epoch of intense turmoil and need. They also introduce us to Huayruro, an organization they co-founded that is skilled in organizational leadership, criminal legal systems, and grassroots and healing work.

5

May 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "EXPERIENCING THE ARTS AS A MEANS OF TOGETHERNESS WITH JABALI"

Dr. Jabali Stewart joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about finding modes of communication that nurture radical togetherness, how music and other art forms can be vehicles of change, resistance, and bonding, and what society needs right now in order to elevate our consciousness and orient to equity and love. But most importantly they discuss all sorts of ways we can practice loving kindness in the face of cognitive dissonance, bigotry, and bias.

19

May 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "CULTIVATING RESILIENCE THROUGH DANCE WITH MONICA"

Dr. Monica Rojas-Stewart joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about how dance and other art forms can be vehicles of change, resistance, and bonding, the importance of sharing our stories and ancestral memories as a means of decolonizing, preserving, and transmitting culture, and the power of creating collective artistic experiences as a means of fostering radical togetherness. But most importantly they discuss all sorts of ways we can practice loving kindness in the face of cognitive dissonance, bigotry, and bias.

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Jun 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVISM WITH EMILY WARREN"

emily warren joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about how we can use our activism work to build community and create networks of loving connection that actually replenish us, feed our souls, and empower us to get back out there and do more work.

16

Jun 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "CULTIVATING QUEER FRIENDSHIPS WITH MADDOX"

Maddox joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about how we can learn to set down our fears, shame, and self-loathing, in order to step out of the shadows and start loving one another in a way that sustains meaningful friendships. But most importantly they discuss all sorts of ways we can practice loving kindness in the face of cognitive dissonance, bigotry, and bias.

30

Jun 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "RESISTING MAN BOX CULTURE WITH CHRISTIAN LOPEZ"

Christian Lopez joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about how men can learn to embrace vulnerability, softness, and gentleness in order to share their tender hearts, resist the patriarchy, and be better human beings. But most importantly they discuss all sorts of ways we can practice loving kindness in the face of cognitive dissonance, bigotry, and bias.

8

Jul 2022

A GAY MAN'S GUIDE TO LIFE: AN INTERVIEW WITH BRITT EAST

I sat down with Denny Upkins on Yopp to discuss my book, "A Gay Man's Guide to Life," my new podcast "Not Going Quietly," what it's like to live in a world of straight supremacy as a queer person, and how to be a better ally.

14

Jul 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "SOULFUL GAY DATING WITH TYLER BOYLE"

Tyler Boyle joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about how gay men can learn to date with a sense of soulfulness, integrity, and sanity. He shares his wonderful framework to help anyone looking for love resist their inner demons and put their best foot forward in a way that is both empowering and connecting. But most importantly they discuss all sorts of ways we can practice loving kindness in the face of cognitive dissonance, bigotry, and bias.

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Jul 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "QUEER MASCULINITY WITH TRAVIS STOCK"

Travis Stock joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about how queer people can transcend our rigid ideas and cultural norms of masculinity, reclaim our authentic forms of expression, and just learn to appreciate, accept, and be ourselves. But most importantly they discuss all sorts of ways we can practice loving kindness in the face of cognitive dissonance, bigotry, and bias.

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Aug 2022

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "QUEER CLOWNING WITH JODY KUEHNER"

Jody Kuehner joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about what art, comedy, gender, sexuality, clowning, and improvisation can teach us about life in a pandemic and in 2022. But most importantly they discuss all sorts of ways we can practice loving kindness in the face of cognitive dissonance, bigotry, and bias.

21

Oct 2022

INTERVIEWED ON "40 PLUS: GAY MEN. GAY TALK." PODCAST

Rick Clemons interviewed me on his podcast, "40 Plus: Gay Men. Gay Talk." We had a blast chatting about coming out at any age, fractures in the gay community, cultivating confidence, as well as my book, "A Gay Man's Guide To Life."

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Jan 2023

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: NOT GOING QUIETLY -- "COMING BACK TO YOURSELF WITH RONIT PLANK"

Ronit Plank joins Jonathan and Britt for an illuminating conversation about spirituality, body image, redemption, restoration and how to forgive your family of origin. But most importantly they discuss all sorts of ways we can practice loving kindness in the face of cognitive dissonance, bigotry, and bias.

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