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The 2022 Ambies: MGH’s “Coming of Age During the AIDS Crisis” Is Nominated for Best History Podcast

The Ambies — Awards for Excellence in Audio

February 16, 2022

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MGH’s “Coming of Age During the AIDS Crisis” Season Makes the Atlantic’s List of the 50 Best Podcasts of 2021

The Atlantic

MGH’s ninth season appears in the #35 spot.

“The show draws striking parallels between AIDS and COVID-19—including early dismissal from the White House and confusion about how human contact might result in infection. Listeners should use Making Gay History as a guidebook for navigating a pandemic with our principles intact.”

December 27, 2021

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MGH’s “Superb” Ninth Season Makes Bloomberg Businessweek’s Jealousy List 2021

Bloomberg Businessweek

December 9, 2021

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“Gorgeous” MGH Ranked among LGBTQ Nation’s “15 LGBTQ Podcasts You Need to Listen to Right Now”

LGBTQ Nation

December 7, 2021

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MGH Makes List of “20 of the Best History Podcasts to Help Us Actually Learn from the Past”

Lifehacker Australia

“These discussions, with some of the key figures in modern queer life, represent a kind of miracle—voices that would otherwise be lost to history, preserved and revived to provide their own first-hand accounts.”

November 4, 2021

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Opinion Writer Frank Bruni References MGH’s “Endearing Interview” with Dear Abby

The New York Times

Bruni mentioned the MGH episode in his column of November 4, 2021, and elaborated on it in his November 11 , 2021, piece (in both instances, scroll down to the “On a Personal Note” section).

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NPR’s “All Things Considered” Features MGH’s “Coming of Age During the AIDS Crisis” Season


The 8-minute segment includes a clip from the season’s final episode and an interview between NPR’s Ari Shapiro and MGH’s Eric Marcus.

October 7, 2021

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MGH Ranked among “10 of the Best LGBTQ Podcasts”

September 23, 2021

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MGH Makes List of “7 Best History Podcasts That Are Actually Entertaining”


July 22, 2021

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CBC’s “Podcast Playlist” Features MGH’s Episode about Deborah Johnson and Zandra Rolón Amato

CBC Radio (Canada)

June 24, 2021

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