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EP 15 | Homo for the Holidays Pt. 2 Holigay

Welcome to FABUTUDE, your go-to monthly podcast for all things fabulously queer! In this exciting second episode, your vibrant hosts Wynn, a gender nonconforming diversity consultant, and Stephan, an entrepreneur and radio show host, continue their 'Homo for the Holidays' mini-series with more zest and zeal than ever before.

Starting off with their trademark catch-up session, Wynn and Stephan exchange lively banter about their recent adventures and thoughts, setting the stage for an episode filled with warmth and wit. They then dive into the 'Word of the Week,' where they explore the term "Holigay" from Urban Dictionary, sparking a playful conversation about its implications and their own holiday experiences.

Building on the momentum, they recap the first episode's heartfelt discussion on the concept of "chosen family" and how it forms a support network for the LGBTQIA+ community during the holidays. They share strategies for navigating holiday gatherings with grace and joy, whether you're surrounded by chosen family or enjoying cherished solitude.

In the first segment, 'Rainbow Reels,' Wynn and Stephan take listeners on a cinematic journey, highlighting LGBTQIA+ representation in holiday films. From the classics with subtle nods to queerness to groundbreaking movies that put LGBTQIA+ stories front and center, they discuss the evolution of queer cinema and its impact on the holiday season.

Transitioning to the 'Festive Fab Flicks' segment, the hosts unleash their creativity, imagining their own dream LGBTQIA+ holiday movie scenarios. They weave tales of love, humor, and holiday spirit, inviting listeners to envision a world where every holiday film reflects the vibrant diversity of the community.

As the episode draws to a close, Wynn and Stephan issue a heartfelt call to action, encouraging listeners to share their own holiday stories and traditions using #HomoHolidays on social media. They emphasize the power of shared narratives and the joy of connecting with others during this special time of year.

So, join Wynn and Stephan as they continue their 'Homo for the Holidays' journey, bringing laughter, insight, and a dash of fabulousness to your holiday season. And remember, part 3 of the mini-series is just around the corner, promising more discussions, more guest stories, and, of course, more FABUTUDE. Stay tuned and stay fabulous, Fabbies!

Word of the Week


Here are the links to the movies mentioned in the podcast script:

  1. The Family Stone (2005): A comedy-drama film about the Christmas holiday misadventures of the Stone family. The Family Stone - Wikipedia​​.

  2. Make the Yuletide Gay (2009): A Christmas-themed romantic comedy about a gay college student who is out at school but afraid to reveal his sexual orientation to his parents. Make the Yuletide Gay - Wikipedia​​.

  3. Happiest Season (2020): A holiday romantic comedy-drama about a young woman struggling to admit to her conservative parents that she is a lesbian while visiting them during Christmas. Happiest Season - Wikipedia​​.

  4. Single All the Way (2021): A Canadian Christmas romantic comedy about a man who convinces his best friend to pretend to be his boyfriend when he goes home for Christmas. Single All the Way - Wikipedia​​.

  5. Spoiler Alert (2022): A romantic comedy-drama based on the memoir "Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies," about a writer dealing with his partner's terminal illness. Spoiler Alert - Wikipedia​​.

  6. Red, White & Royal Blue (2023): Based on the LGBT romance novel by Casey McQuiston, this film adaptation centers on the romantic relationship between Alex Claremont-Diaz, the first son of the United States, and Prince Henry, a British prince. The film was released on August 11, 2023, through Amazon Prime Video. Red, White & Royal Blue - Wikipedia​​.


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