Episode 1

Brian Stonehouse, A Spy with Style

Published on: 10th October, 2023

James Bond has nothing on Brian Stonehouse, a World War II spy who worked in the French resistance and survived five concentration camps to become an internationally famous Vogue illustrator and the Queen Mother’s GBFF. Larry has the whole story.

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Kickass Queers
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Larry Womack

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Larry Womack is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in publications as diverse as The Independent (UK), Yahoo! News (US), Aftenposten Innsikt (Norway), and others. According to The Washington Post, he wrote the most-engaged news story on Facebook of the 2016 election cycle. His credits as editor includes a tenure at HuffPost, among others.

Rachel Stuart

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Rachel Stuart is a Communication Studies faculty member in the Seattle area. Her area of focus in Communication centers on Critical Intercultural Communication and New Communication Technologies. Her research has examined how members of the LGBTQIAAP+ community use the Internet and social media to negotiate identity, create community, and build social support.