Jul 19 • 42M

Arizona Equals Tanner

Listen to a conversation about queer life in Arizona with tanner menard

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Hear audio versions of our action alerts and newsletters; meet the poets, artists, activists, and politicians who define queer culture in Arizona; and take a deep dive into the issues behind the issues in today's politics.

In today’s episode, we’re joined by tanner menard, who leads the organizing team at Equality Arizona. We reflect on political polarization, personal reinvention, and frustration with labels; we talk about internet culture, but also about connecting with nature; we look back on how local progressive organizing in Phoenix has changed over the past decade, and talk about their experience in the poetry community both as the host of the Queer Poetry Salon and a graduate of the MFA program at Northern Arizona University.

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Arizona Equals is a conversational interview podcast chronicling the lives and experiences of LGBTQ+ Arizonans. If you're part of Arizona's LGBTQ+ community, sign up to be a guest on the podcast on our website. Subscribe to the show in the podcast player of your choice to get new episodes every week!