Episode 81: Getting Dragged by Gods and Gays (The Iliad)

Happy Pride! This week Amanda and Victoria discuss The Iliad and go in depth on Gods and fanfiction. To Listen Along: https://anchor.fm/unfortunately-required/episodes/Getting-Dragged-by-Gods-the-Iliad-e1k4pu7 To drink along: Grab the Ouzo or your favorite drink supporting the Pride Season. Resources: https://youtu.be/RxEX3OE824k https://youtu.be/ZNeWYMvWYwk Achilles and Patroclus - Wikipedia https://youtu.be/fiY2UHAgTJo https://youtu.be/8THdRT_RbPw Was Achilles Gay? | An Interview with Madeline Miller... Continue Reading →

Episode 60: Falling into the Well of Self Loathing

This week Amanda and Victoria discuss Radclyffe Hall's The Well of Loneliness for Pride Month, and immediately regret it. To Listen Along: https://anchor.fm/unfortunately-required/episodes/Falling-Into-the-Well-of-Self-Loathing-e137300 To Drink Along: Make a simple vodka and soda. Resources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Well_of_Loneliness https://www.nypl.org/blog/2013/09/26/banned-books-week-well-loneliness https://www.bl.uk/collection-items/radclyffe-halls-the-well-of-loneliness# https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Heinrich_Ulrichs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radclyffe_Hall

Episode 37: Let’s F*** Off to France and Ignore Our Problems (Giovanni’s Room)

This week we discuss the LGBT novel Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin. Yeah, that James Baldwin. The Civil Rights/Gay Rights/AIDS activist James Baldwin. To Listen Along: https://anchor.fm/unfortunately-required/episodes/Lets-F-Off-to-France-and-Ignore-Our-Problems-Giovannis-Room-efcktb To Drink Along: Bourbon and Ginger Bourbon Ginger Ale Lime In a glass of ice, pour enough bourbon to your liking (and honestly right now we won't judge... Continue Reading →

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