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Erin Gibson & Bryan Safi
The political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBTQ+ rights with hilarity and vulgarity.
3 days ago
505: Texas' sad state of affairs, LGBTQ sport firsts and the 80's film fantasy life.
80's film fantasy lives and the new Patreon Tiers on this week's Attitudes! Erin discusses Texas' new state laws empowering individuals to sue anyone who helps a woman get an abortion, and another bill that is to remove required lessons on civil rights movments from public schools curriculum. Bryan speaks on historical LGBTQ firsts, including Luke Prokop the 1st NHL hockey player to come out as gay, and Leyna Blooms as the first transgender model to be featured on the Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover.
Jul 15, 2021
504: San Francisco Gay Mens Chorus' message, Egypt denies NY Times report that officials sexually abused women.
This week on ATTITUDES! Bryan addresses the history of the San Fransico Gay Mens Chorus, and the recent attacks from QAnon. Erin discusses the Egyptian government rejecting the accounts of women who said they were sexually assaulted by Egyptian security and justice officials during searches. Plus, the announcement of the new Patreon tiers!
Jul 8, 2021
503: The Olympics Committee and women of color, Lil Nas X kiss
On this week's ATTITUDES! Erin discusses the Olympics Committee's discriminatory behavior towards women of color. Bryan talks about Lil Nas X's kiss and looks at how Adam Lambert's 2009 same sex kiss compared in the media. Erin and Bryan celebrate their newly acquired free agent status.
1 hr 7 min
Jul 1, 2021
Gavin Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, Gay Couple Wins Pennridge Prom, Victoria’s Secret Rebrand
Bryan discusses the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear a case concerning transgender students being allowed to use a bathroom that reflects their gender identity. Then, Erin talks about a high school prom that crowned two queens (switching to the gender-neutral “Prom Royalty”) and the attempt by Victoria’s Secret to rebrand with “ambassadors” instead of “angels”. This is the last ATTITUDES! hosted on Earwolf. Thanks for the memories!!
Jun 24, 2021
Freddie Bell Jones and More!
The first was such a hit, please enjoy this re-run of episode 138 with a very special origin story. See you next week with a new ep!
Jun 17, 2021
Dateline: Breakout, History of the Pride Flag, People of Praise Survivors
Favorite moments and more on the 500th episode of ATTITUDES! Bryan gives a much-needed recap of love & prison escapes in the latest Dateline. Then, he covers the history of the pride flag as written about in the article “How Many Versions of the Pride Flag Are There Now?" by Juwan J. Holmes. Later, Erin recounts the accusations of sexual misconduct that have come out against leadership in the People of Praise organization of Christian communities.
Jun 10, 2021
Naomi Osaka Withdraws from French Open, Cruella’s Artie
On this week’s ATTITUDES!, Erin covers tennis player Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open amidst the oppressively toxic culture of athletic journalism. Then, Bryan talks about Disney’s latest “openly LGBTQ” character in Artie from Cruella - along with some of the dumbest reactionary outrage from Republican candidates.
Jun 3, 2021
Girl Scout Cookie Thief and More! (Re-release)
Please enjoy Episode 69, the sleep-deprived, cold medicine episode from behind the paywall as we take the week to enjoy the sunsets.
May 27, 2021
Army’s Woke-washing Ads, High School Yearbook Censors Photos
Erin delights in her new bangs and Bryan gives the lowdown on the latest Dateline before they get into this week’s ‘ssues! Bryan discusses a new ad campaign from the Army putting diversity front and center that has been described as “woke-washing” plus some of the best takedowns to come off Twitter. Then, Erin shares a story out of Florida about a high school yearbook whose faculty (badly) edited 80 photos of girls to show less skin.
May 20, 2021
The Sinus Surgeon, Period Poverty & COVID, Supreme Court Hears MS Abortion Case, Montana Tries to Keep Man a Sex Offender For Consensual Gay Sex
Dateline scams, Chase horror stories, and so much more on this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin discusses how lockdowns and poverty mixed with severe menstruation stigma in India have created a dire situation for women before touching on the Supreme Court’s hearing of a Mississippi case banning all abortions after 15 weeks. Then, Bryan talks about a case out of Montana in which a man who was put on the sex offender registry in 1993 for consensual gay sex was cleared by a federal judge, only for the state to push back on exoneration for the absolute worst reasons.
1 hr 3 min
May 17, 2021
Bonus Episode: Introducing Real Good
Today we're bringing you something different in your feed. We wanted to tell you about a podcast called Real Good. It’s a show that started last year at the beginning of COVID to highlight nonprofits doing work on the ground to help with the pandemic. If you like what you hear, listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
May 13, 2021
Laurel Hubbard First Out Trans Olympian, Killing of Alireza Fazeli Monfared, American Birth Rate Keeps Dropping
This week on ATTITUDES!, Bryan celebrates Laurel Hubbard, who is set to become the first out transgender athlete to complete in the Olympics, before covering a story out of Iran involving the murder of a 20-year old gay man at the hands of his brother and cousins. Then, Erin discusses the continuing drop in birth rates in the US for the sixth year running and how the anti-abortion cabal is twisting this trend to push their agenda.
May 6, 2021
A Cheerleader’s Freedom of Speech, Gay-Thieving Raccoon, Stephanie Ruhle Schools Jim Justice
On this week’s ATTITUDES!, Erin talks about a Supreme Court first amendment case regarding a cheerleader whose colorfully-worded social media rant got her suspended from the team. Then, Bryan discusses a story out of Ohio in which a gay couple’s pride flag was stolen by an unlikely suspect before covering anchor Stephanie Ruhle’s absolute schooling of West Virginia governor Jim Justice on the topic of trans athletes.
Apr 29, 2021
Oscars 2021, Shooting of Isaiah Brown, Ma’Khia Bryant, Biden Admin Lifts Abortion Pill Restrictions
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan discusses the shooting of Isaiah Brown, a black man who was shot by a Virginia police officer who claims he mistook Isaiah's phone for a gun. Then, Erin takes a moment to touch on the killing of Ma’Khia Bryant before talking about the Biden administration’s decision to lift Trump-era restrictions on access to abortion pills.
Apr 22, 2021
Pinky Gloves, Arkansas Anti-Trans Bill
On this week’s ATTITUDES!, Erin talks about a product out of Germany (created by men) addressing the 'menstruation problem' that NOBODY has. Then, Bryan provides an update on the most extreme anti-trans bill in the country passed this month in Arkansas and what it spells for the kids who will be denied necessary healthcare as a result.
Apr 15, 2021
Moderna Vaccine Leads to HIV Breakthrough, ‘LGBT Free’ Polish Town Pays Price, France Bans Hijab, Goes Easy on Rapist Firefighters
Find your fancy with Bryan and Erin on this week’s ATTITUDES! First, Bryan talks about getting the Moderna vaccine and the new reports coming out about how the tech used to produce it has led to a breakthrough in HIV treatments. Then, an update on one of the “LGBT-free” Polish cities and how that’s working out for them (spoiler: it isn’t). Later, Erin takes us through two recent decisions out of France: first, banning the hijab for minors, and second, charging a group of firefighters who raped a 13 year old girl with the lesser count of sexual assault.
Apr 8, 2021
Tucson Planned Parenthood Intimidation, Women’s Names on Italian Fetus Graves, Lil Nas X Makes a Statement, DOJ Investigates Matt Gaetz
Getting vaccinated, Ro-Tel recipes, companies dropping apostrophes and MORE on this week’s ATTITUDES! First, Erin covers reports of a man stalking and harassing visitors to Planned Parenthood in Arizona - plus a disturbing story out of Italy about women discovering their names on religious grave markers for their aborted fetuses. Then, Bryan follows up by sharing the amazing and empowering statement from Lil Nas X after his single hit No. 1 this week, along with an update on the Matt Gaetz investigation.
Apr 1, 2021
Lil Nas X, Megan Rapinoe Tackles Transgender Sports Bills, Minnesota Court Blames The Victims
Lil Nas X, Emily in Paris, Tina Turner and MORE on this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan leads with an opinion piece from soccer star Megan Rapinoe taking on the anti-trans sports laws being passed around the country and pointing out the real threats to women’s sports that continue to be ignored. Then, Erin covers a case out of Minnesota in which it was ruled that a drunk rape victim was not ‘mentally incapacitated’ according to the law and why this is the norm across the country rather than the exception - plus how you can get involved at rainn.org.
1 hr 1 min
Mar 25, 2021
Stop AAPI Hate, Equality Act Faces Hurdles
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin discusses the recent wave of hate crimes targeting Asian-American communities, particularly women, explaining why the US’s failure to fully prosecute these crimes has a systemic basis going all the way back to 1875 and beyond. Then, Bryan breaks down the evangelical ad blitz aiming at keeping the anti-discriminatory Equality Act from passing through the Senate. Help the fight against hate and xenophobia at stopaapihate.org.
Mar 18, 2021
Milo Is Straight Now, Ted Reads Dr. Seuss, SB2536, Vigil For Sarah Everard
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan covers the latest in Milo Yiannopoulos’s plans to open a conversion therapy facility, Ted Cruz’s attempts to profit off the Dr. Seuss nontroversy, and the first anti-trans legislation to become law this year. Then, Erin discusses the aftermath of the abduction and murder of Sarah Everard, the inexcusable response of the police to vigils held in her honor, and the big question of just WHO is responsible for the safety of women.
1 hr 3 min
Mar 11, 2021
Theresa Malkiel, Beer Ladies, Are There QAnon Gays?
Hot takes from the Harry & Meghan interview with Oprah on this week’s ATTITUDES! First, Erin talks about activist/suffragist Theresa Malkiel and why we have her to thank for International’s Women’s Day before exploring the history of beer brewing as a ladies’ profession (and how it sparked the modern day image of a witch). Then, Bryan discusses responses to a question posed by Kathy Griffin asking where the QAnon gays are at, including a case study in the GOP’s open arms towards hate with the bonkers tale of Brian Clowdus.
1 hr 2 min
Mar 4, 2021
First Gay Throuple Parents, Jodie Foster at the Globes, Virginia Bans LGBTQ+ Panic Defense, Trans Rights Under Attack
This week on ATTITUDES! Bryan shares some positive stories from the last week involving the first gay throuple to be legally named on their child’s birth certificate, the ever-fabulous Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes acceptance speech, and Virginia's new ban of the “gay panic” legal defense. Then, Erin takes a look at the wave of anti-trans bills proposed around the country targeting sports participation, removal of healthcare access, and religious exemptions.
Feb 25, 2021
South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat Bill, Influence of Black LGBTQ+ Music
This week, Bryan and Erin update us on two of the worst things about the world today - Candy Kraft Mac & Cheese and Ted Cruz - before diving into their ‘ssues. First, Erin discusses another new “heartbeat bill” in South Carolina banning abortion, but also unexpected good news in the way of a study about the effectiveness of medical abortions via telemedicine. Later, Bryan shares a Queerty article detailing the struggles and monumental influence of black LGBTQ+ performers in shaping modern music.
Feb 18, 2021
Telegram Vaccine Disinfo, Tennessee Bill Would Let Men Stop Abortions
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan discusses the encrypted messaging app Telegram after far-right groups, kicked off other platforms, have sprung back up using it to spread disinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine (which does NOT make you gay). Then, Erin talks about a bill proposed by Tennessee lawmakers which would give men the ability to file injunctions stopping an abortion.
1 hr 10 min
Feb 11, 2021
Vagisil’s New Product, Bayard Rustin, One Million Moms Boycotts American Girl Kira Bailey
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin rips into Vagisil for their new product aimed specifically at teens, and all the problems with their justifications for its existence. Then, Bryan profiles civil rights activist Bayard Rustin before discussing the outrage of One Million Moms (which is really just one mom) against an American Girl doll with lesbian aunties. Scandalous!
1 hr 4 min
Feb 4, 2021
Audre Lorde, Headmaster Nicholas Hewlett Comes Out, Biden on the Hyde Amendment
We live in a world with hot pink macaroni and cheese now. Get used to it! This week, Bryan profiles self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet” Audre Lorde before diving into a recent story about a London school headmaster who came out to his students during an assembly. Then, Erin discusses the Biden administration’s positioning on the Hyde Amendment and other women’s health issues - and why we should still be saying, “hmmm.”
Jan 28, 2021
Golf Exclusion, Biden’s First Week
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin discusses why golf clubs are still allowed to legally discriminate against women after a Scottish course recently changed its policy to be more inclusive (and not necessarily for the right reasons). Then, Bryan covers some of the best things to come out of Joe Biden’s first week in office, from his appointment of Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense to sweeping executive orders expanding civil rights protections and more.
Jan 21, 2021
Saying ‘Gay’ Not Defamation Per Se, FDA Roadblocks Mifepristone
Erin and Bryan revel in the joyous circumstances of the week with a heaping dose of ATTITUDES! First, Bryan discusses a new court ruling that states falsely claiming someone is gay does not legally constitute “defamation per se.” Then, Erin covers a Supreme Court decision allowing the FDA to continue enforcing restrictions on abortion drug mifepristone, despite easing regulations on other essential medications during the pandemic.
Jan 14, 2021
Female Traitors in Office, HHS Axes LGBTQ+ Nondiscrimination Protections
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin profiles some of the women in the US government who need to be kicked out after inciting and supporting the insurgency in the Capitol building. Then, Bryan covers a last jab by the Trump administration’s Health Department stripping LGBTQ+ people from legal protections against discrimination.
Jan 11, 2021
GROCERIES: SEASON 1 EP 13
Attention shoppers! This episode, Erin heads to La Montanita in Santa Fe. Then, Bryan finds less really is more at Food 4 Less. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Jan 7, 2021
GaysOverCovid, Satanic Temple’s Religious Abortions
On this week’s ATTITUDES! Bryan covers a story about a gay party boat in defiance of COVID-19 guidelines that sank in Mexico, with footage emerging on social media from the @GaysOverCovid Instagram account. Then, Erin discusses a protest by the Satanic Temple against abortion restrictions by using the very same religious exemption rules that have curtailed access in the US.
Jan 4, 2021
GROCERIES: SEASON 1 EP 12
This week Bryan heads to Ralphs, Erin explores Ai Oa, and YOU get to hear about a soup that will break your dick off. Email us at email@example.com!
Dec 21, 2020
GROCERIES: SEASON 1 EP 11
This elderberry-jam packed episode features IKEA, Brentwood Country Mart, Sabrina Jalees, Ashley Tisdale, and MORE. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Dec 7, 2020
GROCERIES: SEASON 1 EP 10
It's all the tea on T-E-A...and Wegmans! Plus some "Returns & Exchanges." Email us at email@example.com!
Nov 23, 2020
GROCERIES: SEASON 1 EP 9
Bryan has 99 problems but the 99 cent store ain't one. Then Erin takes a trip to Sprouts. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
1 hr 3 min
Nov 9, 2020
GROCERIES: SEASON 1 EP 8
Erin finds more than peanuts at Charlie Brown Farms while Bryan stops by Jons (spelled the gay way.) Email us at email@example.com.
Oct 26, 2020
GROCERIES: SEASON 1 EP 7
This week on GROCERIES, Bryan's a real smart alec at Smart & Final. Then Erin says bonjour to Monsieur Marcel. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct 12, 2020
GROCERIES: SEASON 1 EP 6
This week on GROCERIES, Erin's on the road to Erewhon and Bryan's in the check out queue at Waitrose (which is in England.) Email us at email@example.com. Ta ta!
Apr 29, 2020
Groceries - Covid Q&A
This week begins with goodbyes as Bag Lady Erin Gibson and Store Brand Bag Bryan Safi bid adieu to their nicknames and mourn the loss of Bryan’s Auntie (anti) Pasto. Luckily, Erin (formerly Bag Lady Erin Gibson) has just the grocery to turn the mood around: Rancho Gordo Beans and it’s endless benefits and options. In turn, Bryan horrifies Erin with the cost of République and All Time’s grocery boxes. But emotions are quickly soothed again as Bryan shares his top food fantasies, including Circus Animal Rice Crispy Treats, Four Layer Strawberry Cake (the Marilyn Monroe poster of cakes), and a large mason jar of the craft cocktail Negroni. All this, plus your letters and questions are addressed and answered as Erin and Bryan hand out suggestions on the best teas, what to do with 50 pounds of Bisquick, and how to get out of the tub if you take an oil bath. Email or call with grocery store questions/topics at: firstname.lastname@example.org (818) 660-5543