Dan Savage of the Savage Lovecast and Savage Love advice column talks with Sunny & Ken about growing up gay while attending an all-boys Catholic seminary school (and the extreme measures he took to get expelled), the impact the It Gets Better Project has had on LGBTQ youth, how he accidentally became the go-to sex advice columnist of the 21st century, using sexuality to cope with our tough political times, the birth of Santorum, his ITMFA project & more. Sunny & Ken recap the International Whore’s Day protests/marches, talk about the next damaging law on the horizon–the End Banking for Traffickers Act & how it may affect freelancers, further social media censorship, and they launch a new pleasure product giveaway.
Dan Savage is the author of seven books, including best-sellers “American Savage,” “The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant” and “The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage and My Family.”
Savage’s sex-advice column, “Savage Love,” is syndicated across the globe. Dan is also the host of the “Savage Lovecast,” an award-winning sex-and-relationship podcast. Savage starred in and executive-produced “Savage U” (MTV) and the Emmy-nominated documentary series “It Gets Better” for MTV and Logo. He regularly appears on MSNBC and HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” as a commentator.
In September 2010, Savage created the anti-LGBT bullying video campaign It Gets Better Project (www.itgetsbetter.org) with his husband, Terry, receiving both a Webby Award and the Governors’ Award Emmy from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its use of TV to inspire social change.
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Episode 44 Links
- Dan Savage Twitter https://twitter.com/fakedansavage
- Dan Savage Savage Lovecast https://www.savagelovecast.com/
- Dan Savage Savage Love Column https://www.thestranger.com/savage-love/2018/05/29/26582216/savage-love
- Hump Film Festival https://humpfilmfest.com/
- ITMFA (Impeach the motherfucker already) Websitehttps://www.impeachthemotherfuckeralready.com/
- S952: End Banking for Traffickers Act – contact your local govthttp://s952.tribunus.org/
- Passionate U http://bit.ly/passionateu
- Optometrist sex video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfoVSR0EQV4
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- COPE Conference Ohio July 2018 (we’re teaching)adventuresinsexuality.org/COPE/tickets.html
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