Last Queer Frontier is Alaska’s newest
reality show Podcast, a platform showcasing voices of the LGBT, POC, Alaska Natives and Allies of Alaska. Connecting ideas, experiences and perspectives across the spectrum, #LQF is a safe space where the community can feel welcome to come on and guest host for a show. To not only talk with us, but also to come and learn with us and push the frontiers of our knowledge and understanding. Join us for our Bi-Monthly Conversations on Alaska, Spirituality, Intersectionality, Politics, Feminism, Family and so much more… Recorded at The Raven in Anchorage, Ak. with members of the local LGBT community. The Raven is the Oldest Single Owner Gay Bar in the North Pacific. Last Queer Frontier is Produced by The QueerMinded Radio Network ♡
We’re joined by the President of The Last Frontier Men’s Club as well as the reigning Ms. Alaska Leather (Renee) and Mr. Bear Alaska (RJ)! As always, we kick off the show finding out what brought our guests to Alaska and what keeps them here.
- Tonight is a funny, sexy, kinky show full of info about the Leather and Bear communities within the wider LGBTQ community as well as what TLFMC is all about!
- LUBE WRESTLING AND GETTING DRUNK ON A SCHOOL BUS! We asked Tom about some of the events that TLFMC throws every year. You can see the schedule of events by following the club at TLFMC on Facebook.
- We discuss ACAL (Alaska Center for Alternative Lifestyles), which we learn holds various classes on a multitude of “alternative” sexual lifestyles and related content.
On this edition of Last Queer Frontier, Enzina Marrari and Tom Chung tell us what brought them to Alaska and what they’re experiences here have been. Spoiler alert: Tom chose Alaska over making art with snake bones.
- We discuss the EPIC painting by Tom that was featured in a UAA gallery and caused hella drama. Wait until you hear Tom read some of the postcards that were sent to him by some absolutely insane conservatives. Also, how he was interviewed by The Washington Post (who chose not to run his story), Breitbart News, and various other conservative media outlets.
- Tom talks about some of the driving forces behind his painting as well as some of the animal symbolism he included within it.
- Enzina and Tom tell us a little bit about the history of drama (not the Shakespeare kind) and controversy in the UAA Art Department. Both speak out about struggles they have gone through with students and struggles they have witnessed their students go through and explain what they hope comes of the situation the university is dealing with since Tom displayed his work.
On this episode of The Last Queer Frontier, we meet Assemblymen Felix Rivera and Christopher Constant and discuss what brought them to Anchorage, why they stayed, and what led them to run for the Anchorage Assembly.
- Chris and Felix tell us what ordinances they are passionate about passing to change their respective districts and what they have accomplished in the week since they were sworn in.
- Both candidates discuss how happy they are the LGBTQ community support, as well as support of the community at large, as well as happiness that they don’t feel that they have been reduced to that one LGBT aspect of who they are.
- Chris and Felix talk about differences in party support that they received, as well as their different planned approaches to instituting more programs that involve community policing.
Eric rejoins us for the second half of our Imperial Court episode to talk about a small piece of all the crazy shit happening in the world & Nicole guides us in creating psychic shields and protections. - Chechen concentration camps and how Chechnya has responded to being “accused” of even having any gay people. - HRC has implored Rex Tillerson to speak to Russia about the state of LGBT rights there and in Chechnya. - HRC has implored Rex Tillerson to speak to Russia about the state of LGBT rights there and in Chechnya.
Joined by members of the Imperial Court of All Alaska: Nicole Poole, Cameron Morrison, Eric Griggs, Kathy Phillips... and Brooks Banker joins us via text message!
- We discuss Cameron’s favorite moments as reigning Prince of the Imperial Court of All Alaska and his sage advice to the incoming Prince & Princess!
- Kathy and Eric do a little campaigning on the show by telling us what got them involved in the Imperial Court and what motivated them to run for these titles! (SideNote: Check out Kathy's podcast The Better Beer Show!)