LGBTQ

What kind of impact does being queer have upon your creative work? In these posts, our bloggers share experiences and perspectives related to identifying as LGBTQ or non-genderconforming in a cisnormative world.

John Fugelsang on Pyragraph LIVE - Pyragraph

Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang

John Fugelsang is in Albuquerque to perform “Unpresidented: The true story of a comedian trying to raise a toddler while his country was electing one” and we were lucky enough to get him into the Pyragraph LIVE studio (a.k.a. my office) to talk about comedy, politics, religion, and how he’s pulled all those elements and more into his unique creative career. 

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Too Slow, Manilow?

Little Bobby Tucker

Our modern civil rights movement needs as many people as possible to be themselves and for us to work together for change. But people “being themselves” also means that they are allowed to not talk about their private life for as long as they do not want to talk about it, maybe even forever.

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5 Ways Creatives Can Help Resist the New TrumpWorld Order

Creative folks have a special and incredibly important role in, and power to affect, social change. While the actual levers of political power may be in the wrong hands at the moment, artists and creatives have immense social and cultural power. Yes, this means you! YOU have power to reach hearts and minds, often in ways that politicians and campaigners cannot, and never will be able to.

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Dear Little Bobby: Sexual Shame

Little Bobby Tucker

The solution is not to get control—the solution is always to let go. Let go of expectations. Let go of misguided delusions of having any control over the world. We can only try to be educated, to be safe and most of all, to be loving.

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Transgender Band Name Blues

Liam Kelly

The most difficult aspect of coming out as transgender, and changing my name to fit my gender identity, has been that it also created a musical and professional crisis that I would have rather avoided.

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