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We Want the Airwaves

Nia King's trying to figure out if it's possible for queer and trans artists of color to make a living off their creative and intellectual labor. In this podcast, she seeks advice from cultural workers who seem to have figured out how to make art and make rent without compromising their values. Find more episodes at Logo by Joamette Gil. (Photo of Nia interviewing Gabby Rivera by Tecpatl DeSequoia.)

Oct 9, 2013

Let's be honest. Relationships between queer communities and communities of faith are often icy at best, and outright antagonistic at worst. So where does that leave queer people of faith?

This week, We Want the Airwaves' new East Coast correspondent Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes interviewed transqueer poet J Mase III to find out how being raised by a Baptist mom and a father in the Nation of Islam shaped his art and his activism. Originally posted on 10/17/2013. Read the transcript at Support the podcast at Find more episodes at

Photo by Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes.