Fran Tirado

Previous Appearances

Mass Poetry Festival
May 4

A Food 4 Thot Live Show with Kaveh Akbar

Dance 4 Something Good
April 29

A Drag Fundraiser for AIDS/Lifecycle.

Yale Podcasting Conference
April 27

Explore More Conference
April 23-May 2

A conference for kink, identity, and play.

Food 4 Thot x Lit Crawl
April 23-May 2

A reading at Phluid, the world’s first genderless store.

Out in Tech Annual Conference
March 24

Moderating a panel on queer media voices.

March 22

Live taping a podcast telling a very embarrassing story at Caveat.

Harvard LGBTQ Conference
March 3

Giving remarks and speaking on a panel about new voices in queer media.

Greetings from Queer Mountain!
February 28

A speaker for an evening of storytelling on the theme of "addiction."

Reclaiming Hospitality: Community Arts and Activism
February 22

A workshop with Vassar on the importance of community in a time of peril.

Miss Manhattan Readings
February 5

Reading new work from my nonfiction essays.

Ace Hotel's Dear Reader
January 23

Curated by Tin House, alongside legends like Danez Smith, Jenna Wortham, and Jenny Zhang.

Food 4 Thot LIVE
January 22

A book release for Joseph Osmundson and fundraiser for Housing Works.

Talk! @TheMoxy
January 20

Moderating a talk on Sex Positivity for a bimonthly series.

PWA with Morgan Parker & Tommy Pico
Dec 18

Food 4 Thot LIVE
December 10

A launch party and live taping for the second season of my podcast at Ace Hotel New York.

Food 4 Thot LIVE
November 19

A live taping with Comedy Central start Joel Kim Booster for the inaugural Brooklyn Podcast Festival.

Diversity in Podcasting
November 18

A panel for BRIC Arts Media on diversity in the audio world.

Reimagining LGBTQ Activism
November 14

A panel moderated for Hello Mr. x DEED at the William Vale.

Making Gay History LIVE
November 4

A live taping and fundraiser for Hetrick Martin at the Stonewall Memorial for the Making Gay History podcast.

NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
November 30

Gave a speech on the importance of history and advocacy in the age of Trump.

Food 4 Thot at Juilliard
October 18

In conversation for the Juilliard School and their initiative in Diversity and Education.

UnHappy Hour LIVE
October 25

Appeared on Matt Bellassai's live show with Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton for a live taping of a podcast at WNYC.

Queer Histories & Queer Futures
August 3

In conversation with @LGBT_History on the importance of archiving queer culture.

LIVE with @LGBT_History
June 28

A discussion for Hello Mr, W Hotels, and the Washington DC Equality March.

LIVE with Raymond Braun
June 7

In conversation with activist Raymond Braun on social media activism for Hello Mr.

Diversity in Fashion & Media
May 30

Appeared to comment for Mic TV to talk about queer and brown representation in fashion and media.

Food 4 Thot LIVE
May 23

A taping of my podcast at Ace Hotel New York.