Queer Public Health

Queer Public Health (QPH) podcast is a monthly podcast produced by Tagg Magazine, a media company dedicated to serving “Everything lesbian, queer, and under the rainbow.” QPH is your resource for queer health and wellness in the news.

In partnership with Whitman-Walker Health, this podcast was created to give the LGBTQ community and it’s allies a central source for queer health.

Meet Your Co-Hosts

Tiffany Mott-Smith

Tiffany is a writer, organizer, aspiring Ph.D., and a resource development nerd living in Washington, D.C. Her focus includes transgender equality, employment non-discrimination policy, immigration reform and collective bargaining.

Kris Oseth, LPC

Kris is a licensed psychotherapist in Washington, D.C., specializing in LGBTQ health. He runs a local private practice and helps facilitate substance abuse/addiction services at Whitman-Walker Health.

Check out episodes from the podcast below. Click play!



Intro Episode

Episode 1

Episode 2: Affordable Care Act, Trans Health and an Interview with Elle Hearns

Kris and Tiffany discuss the Affordable Care Act and what’s at stake for the LGBTQ community. They also sit down with Elle Hearns, a Black, trans, freedom fighter from Ohio.



Episode 3: Planned Parenthood, Survey of Older Americans Act and Gay Camps in Chechnya

Queer Public Health is back! In our third episode we acknowledge the queer excellence of Patricia Davies, Trump taking aim at Planned Parenthood and Gay camps in Chechnya. Also, big news!! Queer Public Health will now have two episodes out each month! Look out for a new episode on the 1st and 15th of each month!

Episode 4: Interview with Trans Activist Eli Strong

In this episode we interview Trans Activist Eli Strong to talk about his journey as an activist, his intense baby fever and the light-weight, former love triangle between Eli and Kris. Eli Strong is the host and producer of The Strong Stance. Originally from Alabama, he is an avid Bama fan, speaker, writer and activist.


Episode 5: American Health Care Act and Conversion Therapy

Kris and Tiffany kick off the month of June with giving the Queer Excellence shout out to Lena Waithe. They also dive into the House passing the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and what that means for the LGBTQ community. Also, Connecticut and Nevada are the latest states to ban conversion therapy.

Episode 6: Interview with Dr. David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW – Stigma of Meth

Kris and Tiffany speak with David Fawcett, author of “Lust, Men and Meth”. Lust, Men, and Meth: A Gay Man’s Guide to Sex and Recovery provides the first practical resource for recovery from methamphetamine and the restoration of healthy sex and intimacy.



*Disclaimer: The views and opinions of our hosts do not represent the views and opinions of Whitman-Walker Health.TaggMagazineLogoTrademarked