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Uncensored Visionary: The Queer Music Podcast

78 EpisodesProduced by GeorgeWebsite

On this weekly podcast, George sits down with queer musicians for in-depth conversations about the joy and vulnerability in creating, producing and performing music. Join us as we discover how music is used to express the queer condition.

78 Episodes | 2018 - 2021

Jessye DeSilva talks developing sound and image and overcoming their traumatic religious upbringing

March 31st, 2021


Jessye DeSilva talks developing sound and image and overcoming their traumatic religious upbringing

Miss Christine talks reimagining her dreams and moving from Nashville to Iowa to rediscover herself

March 31st, 2021


Miss Christine talks reimagining her dreams and moving from Nashville to Iowa to rediscover herself

sam goli talks growing up in Mexican/Palestinian home, figuring out their gender & musical identity

March 24th, 2021


Meet sam goli: Musician. Artist. Poet. Photographer.

sam goli grew up in Los Angeles, CA to a Mexican mother and a Palestinian father. Culturally, …

Maxximo talks infusing his Mexican heritage into his imagery, storytelling & his Prince Harming

March 17th, 2021


Born and raised in Mexico City, Maxximo grew up in a vibrant community of cultures, colors and people. From the minute he was born he acknowledged …

BVT talks combing her passions for R&B/hip-hop, music & acting and crafting a career in Australia

March 10th, 2021


Meet BVT

BVT (Bernie Van Tiel) was born in the ‘place with many chins and noses’/‘place of many possums’ in Australia. Eventually, she moved out to Sydney, Australia to pursue her dreams in the performing arts making …

Yavin talks failing as a musician, writing openly queer songs & dedicating himself to music

March 3rd, 2021


Meet Yavin ——

Yavin grew up as a socially awkward kid in Massachusetts. Utilizing this to his advantage, Yavin grew up loving all different types of music to shape his future career as a musician. But it wasn’t until …

Stephanie Gayle talks starting a record label, writing at 8 yrs old & producing songs at 16 yrs old

February 24th, 2021


Meet Stephanie Gayle (She/They) ——

Stephanie grew up in PG County, Maryland with her mother. She had a distant relationship with her father and grew …

Bentley Robles talks recording 100K vocal takes, losing and regaining his creative mojo

February 17th, 2021


Meet Bentley Robles.

Born in Los Angeles, CA to two Mexican parents, Bentley grew up in South Gate, CA and then moved to Rancho Cucamonga where he out grew it rather quickly. From California, he uprooted himself to New …

James Aries talks his off-beat baroque pop eclectic music style & planning his elaborate live show

February 10th, 2021


Meet James Aries.

A singer-songwriter based in Toronto, Canada, James Aries’ main instrument is piano. James was trained and voiced in piano and writes off-beat, corky baroque pop songs that don’t fit in any genre.

Born …

Chris Jehnert talks using music to convey emotions & his role in tribute boy band Larger than Life

February 3rd, 2021


Meet Chris Jehnert.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland to his mom and dad, Chris was mostly raised by his grandparents. Growing up, he didn’t know how to express anger and sadness. It wasn’t until he discovered music that he …

Kai Mata talks getting past being called “brave” for owning her identity and writing her song “So Hard,” about the objectification of female relationships

January 27th, 2021


Meet Kai Mata.

Born in Indonesia, but raised in the US, Kai Mata's upbringing led her to use music as a modality to explore her emotional landscape, figure out who she is in the world and tell stories that others can …

CPIII talks leveraging a theatre career to capitulate his music & owning the soul in his sound

January 20th, 2021


Born in Oakland, California, Charles Peoples III grew up in a baptist community with an interesting childhood. Finding theatre in high school, he …

Boi Band talk honing in on an androgynous look for the band and evolving from a pop cover band to writing original music

December 17th, 2020


This week’s season finale episode features Boi Band. On this week’s episode, Boi Band discusses not having a Justin Timberlake in the band, honing in …

Dan Kiernan discusses the loss of his father, being romantic in the age of instant gratification and performing as Nick Carter in the tribute 90s boy band Larger Than Life

December 9th, 2020


This week’s episode features Dan Kiernan. On this week’s episode, Dan discusses the loss of his father, being romantic in the age of instant gratification and performing as Nick Carter in the tribute 90s boy band Larger …

Mel Fine discusses releasing debut album at 14 years old, attending Berkelee school of music and career plans post school

December 9th, 2020


This week’s episode features Mel Fine. On this week’s episode, Mel discusses attending the Berkelee school of Music, being humble after releasing …

Jakk Fynn discusses exploring life through music, turning down the flash and taking control over his messaging as a solo artist

November 18th, 2020


This week’s episode features Jakk Fynn. On this week’s episode Jakk discusses exploring life through angst music, turning down the flash with writing …

Billy Mick talks his debut album 'Just B' writing songs from the heart & being honest with yourself to give and get love back

November 11th, 2020


This week’s episode features Billy Mick. On this episode, he discusses his debut album, Just B., making it in the music industry as an out gay man, …

Brett Gleason discusses being unfiltered in his music, therapy and navigating Patreon

November 4th, 2020


This week’s episode features Brett Gleason. On this episode, Brett discusses being unfiltered in his music, becoming more in touch with himself …

Kisos discusses his breakup EP ‘sweet nothings,’ music pr and marketing and writing top 40 songs

October 28th, 2020


This week’s episode features Kisos. On this episode he discusses his breakup EP ‘sweet nothings,’ music pr and marketing and how he shifted from …

Ruby Mack discuss developing their sound, making a mark as a queer band and turning heads through harmony

October 21st, 2020


This week’s episode features band Ruby Mack. On this episode, the super talented harmonizers discuss developing their sound, making a mark as a queer …

Lizzy Lehman discusses writing songs as a form of therapy, becoming a solo artist and overcoming the feeling of being an outsider

October 14th, 2020


This week’s episode features Lizzy Lehman. On this episode she discusses writing songs as a form of therapy, becoming a solo artist and doing …

RoVo Monty discusses growing up on Janet and Micheal Jackson, auditioning for American Idol and his single ‘pretty in pink’

October 7th, 2020


This week’s episode features RoVo Monty. On this episode RoVo discusses growing up on Janet and Micheal Jackson, auditioning for American Idol and …

Leopold discusses celebrating life, friendship and love through his music

September 23rd, 2020


It’s the season finale of Uncensored Visionary: The Queer Music Podcast. This week’s finale features singer Leopold and on this episode he discusses …

Kamerin talks owning their suffering and giving people the gift of music

September 16th, 2020


This week’s episode features Bay Area singer Kamerin. On this episode, they discuss learning to read by being in a children’s choir, being able to own their suffering and giving the gift of music as self expression to …

Wu Am I talks growing up religious, reclaiming his queerness and having a 24-hour relationship

September 9th, 2020


This week’s episode features singer Wu Am I. On this week’s episode he discusses growing up religious and affirming his queerness and reclaiming his authority and power through his music and having a relationship for 24 …

Teraj talks grassroots approach to launching music career, manifesting his success and quitting architecture to purse music

September 2nd, 2020


This week’s episode features singer, model and producer Teraj. On this episode he discusses manifesting his success, quitting his pursuit to become an architect and devote his attention to music and launching his career …

No Hugs discuss curating joy, not selling out and Berklee School of Music

August 26th, 2020


This week’s episode features the band No Hugs. On this episode they discuss being the curator of people’s temporary joy, not selling out and what …

Freddie talks being socially introverted, exploring more than R&B music and being a drag artist

August 19th, 2020


This week’s episode features Bay Area Singer, songwriter, rapper, performer Freddie. On this week’s episode we discuss being socially introverted, exploring more than R&B music, being a drag artist and so much more.

Louis Major talks how a dramatic fight turned his life around, intentional writing, playing long-term chart game

August 12th, 2020


This week’s episode features Louis Major. On this episode we discussed how a dramatic fight turned his life around and led him to focus on music, being intentional with his writing and aiming to play the long-term chart …

Homoground - Same Ground, Different Sound

August 5th, 2020


Today's guest today is podcast host Lynn Casper. On this episode we discuss how her podcast Homoground aims to uplift queer musicians, creating a queer MTV and what she plans to do with Homoground in the future. This is …

Richard Cortez - Nobody's Baby

July 29th, 2020


Today's guest today is singer Richard Cortez. On this episode we discuss vulnerability in his music, recording an album in six days and so much more. …

Introducing George...Refocusing Uncensored Visionary

July 23rd, 2020


And we're back for Season 4 of Uncensored Visionary. This week's episode is a short one and it! My real name is George and I'm no longer hiding behind the stage name of Thomas Tucker. On this episode, I …

Cori Bratby-Rudd - Influx Collectiv

June 25th, 2020


Today's guest today is Influx Collectiv co-creator Cori Bratby-Rudd. On this episode we discuss her journey growing up with two mom's, poetry …

Amazin LeThi - Athlete. Author. Advocate.

May 28th, 2020


As a teenager, Amazin LeThi was subject to bullying and discrimination which led to homelessness, poverty, depression and even contemplation of …

Emily Starbuck Gerson - Profiles in Pride

May 21st, 2020


From Emily on

Hi, I’m Emily Starbuck Gerson, a 34-year-old full-time freelance writer and editor currently in Cambridge, England …

Dr. Rodney Glasgow - Spiritual Interconnectedness

May 7th, 2020


Dr. Rodney Glasgow grew up lower class in Baltimore, Maryland and the most important thing to him was family. It’s no surprise then, that his students and fellow coworkers connect with him on a spiritual level.

Taking …

Ms. Ter - Untitled (Living Sculpture)

May 7th, 2020


Born in Downey, California as a kid that never sought the spotlight, Ms. Ter never knew what her future was going to hold.

As a child and young teen, …

Cemora - Mother Superior of Oakland

April 16th, 2020


The oldest of three, Cemora grew up in St. Louis with a mother who would sing and dance to all of her children. From 16 - 18, Cemora was purely a …

Hernando Umana - Relatable Honesty

April 9th, 2020


Don't get in their way, because Hernando Umana knows who they are and what they want.

A video performance of Into the Woods is what started their journey into the world of performing arts. From there, despite growing up …

Patrick Church - Artist v. Designer

April 1st, 2020


Patrick Church is a British multimedia artist currently living and working in New York City. He paints from a personal point of view, blurring the …

BROCK - School Of T.H.O.T

March 28th, 2020


Meet Artist-Designer-Maker-Crafty Bitch BROCK. Learn more about his story in the latest episode of Uncensored Visionary: A LGBTQ Podcast.

Follow …

Tiffany Wright - Quantifying LGBT Educator Experiences

March 24th, 2020


Tiffany Wright grew up in North New Jersey, 45-minutes outside of New York. Since she was in 1st grade, she knew she wanted to teach. Fast forward to …

Andy Thayer - Radical MD

March 4th, 2020


Andy Thayer is a long-time activist who has worked on a number of issues, including 1st Amendment rights, anti-war, and affordable housing. Described as "a gigantic pain in the butt for law enforcement" by a retired …

Debt Free Guys - Queer Money

February 26th, 2020


Debt Free Guys' Story:

We’re David and John, husbands living our fabulous life. We help other gay men like you who also want to live an amazing life …

They Won't Win - Danny + Greg

February 19th, 2020


They Won't Win is a folk-rock duo is made up of Danny M. Cohen and Greg Lanier.  Originally, the duo played around the Chicago area as DannyPlusGreg …

Vogds - Queer Futurism

February 12th, 2020


Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Jake was always told they were "over the top" and "campy". It wasn't until they created their performance alter ego,

#TBT Chad Onyx - Leather Kink Daddy

August 1st, 2019


In honor of last weekend being Dore Alley in San Francisco, this week's #TBT features Chad Onyx. Chad gives us a look into the leather and kink community.


Educate. Explore. Empower.

These are the …

WASI - Riot Pop

June 19th, 2019


WASI’s music and vigor is an invitation into WASI World: a utopia of love, liberation and a constant challenge of the status quo. Their anthemic songs speak of their experiences as Outsiders and owning your voice in a …

Javier Saucedo - Facilitating Pathways of Acceptance

June 12th, 2019


Javier Saucedo is a born leader. He was born and raised in Santa Ana, a city in the very conservative Orange County's very conservative. Growing up there weren't really any services for the Latinx LGBTQ community. So as …

#TBT Mario Elias - Queering the Straight Male Gaze

June 6th, 2019



Queering the Straight Male Gaze.

Mario Elias is a visual designer, photographer, and Art Historian, with a focus on art as a tool for Queer …

Tyler Jacob – Soul Master Flex

June 5th, 2019


Lawyer or Doctor. Those were some of Tyler Jacob's predestined careers. He kept denying and denying his talent as a singer. But it wasn't until one of his early year teachers intervened that he began his path as a …

#TBT Miss Pvssy - The Baddest B*tch

May 30th, 2019


#TBT to this incredible episode of Uncensored Visionary. ---

Queen of Trans Rap.

Miss Pvssy is an up-and-coming rapper most known for her Chi Raq (Freestyle). The rapper is not afraid of showing off her sexuality and …

Andrew Neal – The Future is Genreless

May 29th, 2019


Janis Joplin, kid's performer Fred Penner and Hayley Williams from Paramore are some of this week's Uncensored Visionary's musical influences. And after listening to Andrew Neal's music, you can definitely tell that his …

Vincent Coleman – Bone-Chillingly Soulful

May 22nd, 2019


Queer R&B dripping in sensuality & harmonies.

Vincent Coleman is a soul singer from the Leimart Park (Los Angeles) area. He knew from the age …

Kidd – Kidd with a Camera

May 15th, 2019


Raised in Southern California, Kidd knew from a very young age that he was going to be a creative. When he was 3 / 4 his grandfather gave him the opportunity to play with his camera, so by the time he was 5 / 6 his …

Lucy LaForge – Love is Gay

May 8th, 2019


Dr. Lucy LaForge was not her destiny. She and her parents knew that Lucy was destined to be a musician. But it didn't always look that way from the …

Myles Thatcher – Embracing 'Otherness'

May 1st, 2019


Born in Atlanta and raised in Pennsylvania, Myles Thatcher was always into dance. At the age of 13/14, he had to determine if he wanted to pursue classical ballet or not. He committed and by the age of 17, he had …

Shequida Hall - The Shequida Hall Show

April 24th, 2019


Shequida Hall (Gary Hall) never intended to be a drag queen. The original goal was to become an opera singer. Alas, after being tricked into drag and performing, Hall fell in love with the gig and alas almost 30 …

Matthew Dean Stewart - The Omnipresent Photographer

April 17th, 2019


Corey Camperchioli, Jon Ali and Guelmo. What do those people have in common? Well, two of them have been on Uncensored Visionary. But they've all …

Guelmo Rosa - The Ultimate Fighter

April 10th, 2019


One day Guelmo Rosa realized that being an English teacher was not his calling. So he quit, went to art school and then decided to try his hand at …

Jaimie Kelton & Robin Hopkins - If These Ovaries Could Talk

April 3rd, 2019


Jaimie Kelton was having fertility issues so she turned to the internet for support, but to her surprise, she didn't find any. Instead of curling into a ball, Jaimie decided to create her own platform where lesbians …

Thee Supaman - Certified Sex Specialist

March 27th, 2019


Thee Supaman is here to teach you some things. When he's not being a sexual health YouTube vlogger, he's a PrEP advocate and nurse recruiter. Additionally, he co-hosts a podcast called Here for It with fellow LGBTQ …

Corey Camperchioli - Unapologetically FEMME

March 20th, 2019


Unapologetically FEMME.

Corey Camperchioli is going to take the world by storm with his short film FEMME. FEMME, however, is more than a short film. …

The Bear Naked Chef - Breaking Bread

March 13th, 2019


Breaking Bread – Using Food to Break Down Barriers

Adrian De Berardinis is a jack of all trades. He’s been a hair dresser and worked in restaurants as a chef. Today, many people know him as The Bear Naked Chef. As The …

Teddy Margas - The Teddy Margas Show

December 26th, 2018


Doing it all by bypassing the conventional

Teddy Margas is an actor/comic/writer performing regularly all over the country. He hosts “The Mikey …

Barbara Belmont – LGBTQ+ STEM Superstar

December 19th, 2018


Technonerd, gadget geek, lexophile, music lover, LGBTQ+ activist, advocate for inclusion and diversity in STEM.

Barbara Belmont is a science teacher and President and Laboratory Director of American Research and …

Romi Faylo - Design Shapeshifter

December 12th, 2018


Romi Faylo was born in Uzbekistan and is based in Jaffa, Israel. As a fashion designer he currently works for the fashion brand Wilde Vertigga.

Eric Vera - The Versatile Artist

December 5th, 2018


Founder and owner of STER Entertainment, Eric Vera directs the network and brings his photographic eye from his project "Flight of Charleston" to help create the STER Entertainment brand. Listen to our conversation as …

Gayish Hosts Mike & Kyle - Plowing Gay Stereotypes

November 28th, 2018


Kyle Getz and Mike Johnson host LGBTQ podcast Gayish. Gayish is a gay & LGBT+ podcast that bridges the gap between sexuality and actuality. Mike and Kyle talk about gay stereotypes they fit into, ones they don’t, …

Adam Tabellija - My Gay Bartender

November 28th, 2018


Adam Tabellija is an actor, singer, mermaid, daddy, lover and general badass. Based in New York and born in the Bay Area, Adam is a jack of all trades, having lived 9 different lives and been on many different career …

Jethro Patalinghug - 50 Years of Fabulous

November 14th, 2018


Using film as a catalyst to educate, empower and protest.

Jethro is a documentary filmmaker and video producer based in San Francisco, California. …

Mario Elias - Queering the Straight Male Gaze

November 7th, 2018


Queering the Straight Male Gaze.

Mario Elias is a visual designer, photographer, and Art Historian, with a focus on art as a tool for Queer …

Chad Onyx - Leather Kink Daddy

October 31st, 2018


Educate. Explore. Empower.

These are the words that Chad Onyx and the rest of his fraternal brethren live by. Born in Virginia, as one of two children, Chad roamed around the United States until he finally landed in …

Miss Pvssy - The Baddest B*tch

October 24th, 2018


#TBT to this incredible episode of #UncensoredVisionary. ---

Queen of Trans Rap.

Miss Pvssy is an up-and-coming rapper most known for her Chi Raq (Freestyle). The rapper is not afraid of showing off her sexuality and …

Tom Bosworth - Run Walker

October 16th, 2018


The man who can walk faster than most can run.

Tom Bosworth is originally from Kent and is now based in Leeds. Tom is Britain’s Number 1 race …

José Hernandez - Feminizing Masculinity Through Style

October 16th, 2018


José Hernandez, known as Veco by many or @eseveco on Instagram is a 27 year old gay Mexican American from South Gate, CA. A lover of the arts, …

Sampson McCormick - Politically Incorrect

October 16th, 2018


Sampson McCormick is an experience a down to earth comedic force of nature, and one of the most respected and sought after voices of diversity in Comedy for close to two decades. He’s appeared on MTV, BET, TV One, …

Introducing Uncensored Visionary: A LGBTQ Podcast

October 14th, 2018


Hi my name is Thomas Tucker and on October 17th I'm launching a podcast called Uncensored Visionary. The podcast will be weekly and each week I will interview and have a discussion with a bad ass member of the LGBTQ …

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