PRIDE
PRIDE
Nov 26, 2020
Queer Surfing
Play • 45 min

To an outsider, mainstream surf culture looks very homogenous. Men with sun-bleached hair, long lean muscles, tan-- but not too dark-- skin. They hang out with hot girls in bikinis. They shred. They’re easy going, but aggressive. But like every seemingly heteronormative subsection of culture, there’s a queer side fighting against the currents of homophobia with all its might.


Be sure to follow Benny’s Club, Johnny Capetta, Momo Hudes, Todd Prodanovich, and Cori Schumacher all on IG!

Cori Schumacher - http://www.corischumacher.com/

Cori Schumacher - https://www.theinertia.com/surf/cori-schumacher-might-be-the-most-interesting-woman-in-surfing/ 

Feature on Benny’s Club - 

https://i-d.vice.com/en_us/article/v7g9gm/bennys-surf-club-is-new-yorks-queer-bipoc-surfing-collective 

Another feature on Benny’s Club - https://beachgrit.com/2020/10/new-york-gay-and-bipoc-collective-bennys-club-created-to-neutralise-surfings-intimidatingscarystraight-white-male-energy/

Surfer feature - https://www.surfer.com/features/history-lgbtq-surfing/

Another cool Surfer feature - https://www.surfer.com/features/artist-stephen-milners-work-creates-an-alternative-queer-surf-history/

Documentary about gay surfers - https://outinthelineup.com/


Your host is Levi Chambers, co-founder of Gayety.

Follow the show and keep up with the conversation @Pride.

Your producers are Levi Chambers, Maggie Boles, Ryan Tillotson and Edited by Sebastian Alcala

Have an interesting LGBTQ+ story to share? We might feature U! Email us at lgbtq@strawhutmedia.com.

*This podcast is not affiliated with Pride Media.

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