The Jesse Garcia Show

Storytellers, Poets, Actors and More


Hear the stories of growing up Latino and LGBT, while navigating through machismo and sometimes English-only spaces. We're going to invite powerful storytellers to share their stories.


Drag Queens, Filmmakers, Recording Artists, Painters, Photographers, Dancers, and More! 

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Sister Act


Episode 57: Latinx members of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence talk about bringing joy and getting rid of stigma in the Queer community. As soon as the Sister-Face comes on, these mild manner folks become super heroes rescuing souls and uplifting vulnerable populations. Listen now. 

Ballet Folklorico


Episode 55: Performer Alejandro Góngora shares his love of Ballet Folklorico, how the art form helped him as a kid, and how he is proudly bringing traditional Mexican dances to our nation's capital. Listen now. 

The Art of Drag


Episode 50: Multitalented Season One RuPaul’s Drag Race Legend Jade Sotomayor visits the podcast and shares how Drag changed her life, the special sisterhood of RPDR alumni, and how the art of drag is transforming the lives of young children who are discovering their own identities. Listen now.

Spanish Television


Episode 48: Media mogul Gaby Natale talks about her award winning career in entertainment, her entrepreneurial spirit, and how she uses her platform to help the LGBTQ community. Listen now.

The Little Charro


Episode 27: Jesse Garcia shares his short story “The Little Charro,” about growing up in South Texas and gender bending in the Latino Community long before it was safe or accepted. Listen no

Smithsonian Latino Center


Episode 9: La Historia - Ranald Woodaman, Smithsonian Latino Center

Exhibitions and Public Programs Director. Ranald Woodaman talks about upcoming programs, history of the center, and museum recommendations for your DC trip this summer! Listen now.