The Queer Public Podcast
About This Show
Queer Public is the podcast about Queer culture, Queer politics and Queer identity. Sometimes sexy and sometimes serious, each episode brings you conversations, interviews, and stories about the queer lives we live and the people we do it with.
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qp.002 - Friends with Exes
Mar 12 15
Friends with Exes
In this episode, we hear from three unique perspectives on "friends with exes". First, a group of queer women describe how they make friendship work after a devastating break up; second, a seemingly straight couples break up after 10 years, only to forge a friendship that turns into an exciting creative collaboration, and third, an artist describes her creative work documenting ex partners who are 'not friends' in a photography series.
Emily tells us a story about bumping into her ex at a wedding.
Rachael Kowaleski narrates her story about how she turned a devastating breakup into a close friendship with her ex, Emma. She, Emma and Rachel’s current girlfriend Courtney process in an especially candid conversation. This story about being friends with your ex is also a Canadian coming out story, complete with accents.
After a ten year long relationship, Dani makes a startling confession with unexpected results. They explain the conditions in which they become friends and eventually form their electro-pop music project, TeamMate. Host Erin McGregor talks to Dani Buncher and Scott Simons about going beyond friendship.
Host Erin McGregor interviews Michele Pearson Clarke, a Trinidadian queer artist based in Toronto, Canada. Michelle documents queer ex-partners holding hands with their exes after coaching them back into friendship in this thought provoking service to the gay community.