Your new source for LGBTQ talk with Queer People of Color.
What is The Brown Table
The Brown Table is the only place you’ll find LGBTQ focused talk and news from the perspectives of Columbus’ queer communities of Color.
Part of the QueerMinded Radio Network this lively, exciting and always relevant show will bring national topics in entertainment, news, culture, social justice and more with a local flair and an LGBTQ twist.
Co-hosts Tawny & Marquis, along with regular community guest co-hosts all live in the Columbus metro area, giving you a team that represents your voices as QPOC in the Central Ohio Area. Our goal is to raise the voices of the unheard in Columbus Ohio, and always stay shitting on the agenda of the privileged.
On this edition of The Mics of The BrownTable we discuss hot topics and let our panel share their own unique perspectives on what’s happening in politics and pop culture. And we also discuss the importance of Black History Month, #BlackLivesMatter, The Black Panthers, and Black Pride. Joining us in studio, Orie Givens from Original Flavor QueerMinded & Brandon C. Chapman representing Traxx Columbus. Brandon’s here to join us for hot topics, but also to tell us all about King Brickz Entermantint and Traxx Columbus’ Takeover Weekend at Lucky’s on S. Hamilton Rd. See you all at the Ball Saturday. Recorded live in studio February 18, 2016.
The Mics of The BrownTable - Bend the Bars + National Prisoner Strike & Derrick L. Middleton’s "Shape Up: Gay in the Black Barbershop"
On this episode of The Mics of The BrownTable, we discuss the upcoming National Prisoner Strike with Michael Alexander, member of the Bend the Bars Organizing Committee in Columbus, Ohio. We also discuss Derrick L. Middleton’s documentary trailer, "Shape Up: Gay in the Black Barbershop" which deals with the hypermasculine and sometimes homophobic/misogynistic atmosphere of the black barbershop. And finally we end the evening with a discussion on the entertainment industry and how it profits off the rape, murder, and torture of women. Recorded live in studio August 11, 2016. Find out more info about the National Prionser Strike, and the workshops and rallies hosted by Bend the Bars Columbus, at www.bendthebars.noblogs.org/ Trailer Shape Up_ Gay in the Black Barbershop-HD from Derrick L. Middleton on Vimeo.
We kick off this episode of The Mics of The BrownTable catching up on our summer of blackness, queerness & activism. Followed by a discussion on Baltimore, from the tragic and polarizing death of Korryn Gaines to Marilyn Mosby throwing #AllTheShade at the Baltimore PD. Recorded live in studio August 04, 2016.
On this edition of The Mics of The BrownTable we get to know our Host & Co-Hosts a little better. That's right, we are digging all up into their personal business with a fun Q&A segment about sex, dating, friendships and all things queer! But first we let our panel share their unique perspectives on what's happening in politics and pop culture. Special Guest include Aryelle Covington, Olivia Hudson, and Torres Shumpert - Stoudmire. Recorded Live in studio May 26, 2016.
On this edition of The Mics of The BrownTable we let our panel share their unique perspectives on issues facing the Trans* community and beyond. But first we talk to the cast and creators of Horizon Side Films' new short All The Way Down, an official selection for the 9th edition of the Direct Short Online Film Festival. Joining us in studio we have Wriply Bennet, Brandon Conley, Rashida Davison, and Timothy Singratsomboune. Not only is Wriply Bennet a talented actor, but she is an amazing artists as well. You can check out some of her illustrations featured in the new documentary film, MAJOR!, a documentary exploring the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist. Also, Rashida Davison received an acceptance letter to intern with a film production company in Bogotá Colombia, and is currently accepting donations through Paypal to help fund the trip. Recorded live in studio May 12, 2016.