TS334: LGBTQ Pupils, ICE and Pregnant Immigrants, Cardi B, Guest John August

Throwing Shade #334 April 12, 2018

This week, Bryan brings forward a Princeton study revealing the level of unequal treatment of LGBTQ students, with special focus on the lesbian and bisexual pupils subject to disproportionally frequent disciplinary action. Erin talks about the offensive treatment of pregnant immigrants in ICE custody as well as the disappointing response on social media to Cardi B’s pregnancy. Screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) joins to discuss his new book Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire, his Gothic Cheddar font obsession, and the game he invented, “AlphaBirds.” Plus, a surprise guest stops by to explain why everyone ought to see a therapist.

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: SHADE), Forto Coffee (www.fortocoffee.com code: SHADE), and Talkspace (www.talkspace.com/shade code: SHADE).

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