Coming Out, Dating & First Kisses (PRIDE MONTH SPECIAL) - SmoshCast #16

Courtney, Staff Writer Monica Vasandani, and MemeLord Tommy Bowe kick off Pride Month by having an open conversation about what coming out was like for them, finding their place in the LGBTQ community, and their awkwardly sweet first kisses.
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15:55 - When They *Knew*
19:12 - First Kisses & Being "The Practice Girl"
31:38 - Tommy & Monica On Coming Out To Their Families
37:56 - Courtney’s Introduction To The LGBTQ+ Community
42:11 - Smosh’s Unsavory History With LGBTQ+ Characters
46:14 - Story Time: Courtney & The Girl Who Wouldn’t Leave
1:04:00 - Having A Type & Fitting Into Boxes
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  • Monica: "just a cylinder with arms would be ideal" Tommy: "I wanna be a tube too" Me: *full on lookin like a whole ass can of beans* "for once I have an ideal body type to at least one other person"

    imma duckimma duckHace 7 horas
  • nobody: cara: dO yOu WaNt mY pills??¿?

    jessica irvinejessica irvineHace 9 horas
  • Tommy’s facial expressions while Courtney was telling the story were everything😂

    SadieElizabethSadieElizabethHace un día
  • Tommy’s type is Beethoven dad

    tiyam estakitiyam estakiHace un día
  • Omg I love Monica 😭😭

    America’s PanAmerica’s PanHace 2 días
  • Wait... straight people aren’t like oh yeah I’m gonna like this person wtf. Shit. I’m gayer than I thought.

    America’s PanAmerica’s PanHace 2 días
  • thank u so so much this was so helpful i’m rly struggling with my sexuality rn so i rly rly appreciate this😙❤️

    Caroline DuncanCaroline DuncanHace 2 días
  • all i have to say is that my life after this is FUCK

    Lucy JamisonLucy JamisonHace 4 días
  • yo i needed something to sleep to 👌

    KoriiBeeKoriiBeeHace 4 días
  • I’m also playfully flirty and fluid, so I’ve gotten in some trouble with female friends who definitely thought I was hitting on them. 😬 I’ve had to hurt some feelings...

    Noelle JohnsonNoelle JohnsonHace 4 días
  • If you are homophobic, in 10 years you will go insane cause there ain’t going to be one straight person on this planet if the younger geneation is going to be your future😂

    Tamás TheiszTamás TheiszHace 4 días
  • Honestly stuff like this means the world to me

    HawkspiralHawkspiralHace 6 días
  • didn't she like chris pratt thou-

    NaydraSnowfieldNaydraSnowfieldHace 7 días
    • u do realize that u can like girl & guys at the same time,,

      bayleigh rileybayleigh rileyHace 30 minutos
  • why have I never seen this and it came up on my recommended I-

    Hannah SmithHannah SmithHace 8 días

    Jayden FettesJayden FettesHace 10 días
  • im straight lol

    AadiAadiHace 10 días
    • ok?

      bayleigh rileybayleigh rileyHace 32 minutos
  • Idk man, seems kinda gay to me........

    NateRocks9NateRocks9Hace 11 días
  • Wait.. Olivia isn't at least bi? *Sad music* Courtney needs Olivia tho

    Denki boiDenki boiHace 16 días
  • Courtney I also have a flirty personality when I don’t try to be

    HelloHelloHace 17 días
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="3551">59:11</a> Locker rooms are the worse me and most of my friends who aren’t straight stand in the doorway talking about hair,people, a kid in my classes who said the gay holocaust should happen (almost punched him didn’t but almost), anime, fan factions, lots of stuff because we are all uncomfortable in the locker room

    HelloHelloHace 17 días
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="688">11:28</a> I feel that almost everything after that so true also I do the flannel around the waist so do most of my friends just because so many times people in our school will look at peoples butts and it’s so weird and uncomfortable Also in our school ESC (equality support club)my friend came out to me as Gender Fluid

    HelloHelloHace 17 días
  • The moral of Courtney's story... Don't let strangers into your home

    Darrell HendersonDarrell HendersonHace un mes
  • Top queer me too

    Stitch Is coolStitch Is coolHace un mes
  • I was outed as bi from my sister and it didn't go well w my parents, at the start but 6 months later I think it's going kinda well

    caitlincaitlinHace 2 meses
    • I'm glad it's going better, sorry that had to happen to you :[

      Sylvie SSylvie SHace un mes

    Mark StephensMark StephensHace 2 meses
  • May sound silly but honestly didn't feel like one could be accepted into the community if they weren't firmly gay / lesbian... this really helped. Thank you, Courtney. Thank you Monica and Tommy and Smosh

    Taylor KathrynTaylor KathrynHace 2 meses
  • Courtney. I will comment this every day till u see it. But you helped me be comfortable in my sexuality. Thank you. 💖

    Spill the TeaSpill the TeaHace 2 meses
  • I like Courtney even more now

    Elise Vander BruggenElise Vander BruggenHace 2 meses
  • Sees Rhett sticker on Courtney’s laptop... the first thing that comes to mind White man with a beard? Let’s talk about that

    Rosa ChangRosa ChangHace 2 meses
  • “It’s a little tight in the ass” Ok so... probably should listen carefully bc that was confusing... Also... any girls HMU 😂 I’m 13 and turning 14 soon and I realized I was Pan after I had a bf for a while and then broke up, and then we met up and she realized she was trans and we dated and it was so much... better? Only my sister knows tho bc I’m still scared

    Rosa ChangRosa ChangHace 2 meses
  • This was helpful to listen to. Thank you 🙂

    Totoro431Totoro431Hace 2 meses
  • ive never felt more heard as a pan female

    Mambie UniverseMambie UniverseHace 3 meses
  • I think I kinda always new that she was gay just from her vine she always came a crow as not quite straight love you court

    Kit RocksKit RocksHace 3 meses
  • i always knew my gaydar was going off whenever i saw courtney!

    Shanyce BlouinShanyce BlouinHace 3 meses
  • courtney : disclaimer! im not into olivia at that moment my heart broke a little bit

    THEWink QUEENTHEWink QUEENHace 3 meses
    • THEWink QUEEN I cried for five weeks

      Natalie CassidyNatalie CassidyHace 3 meses
  • i’m coming out on youtube now great. my friends don’t watch amish cast (should do) . IM NON BINARY that felt good.

    mìłákìŵìmìłákìŵìHace 3 meses

    Anna DoodlesAnna DoodlesHace 3 meses
  • I came out halfway through 8th grade

    Dick JohnsonDick JohnsonHace 4 meses
  • I actually go and I think Courtney is proper slice

    English AnimatorEnglish AnimatorHace 4 meses
  • question is Courtney gay or bisexual or pansexual like I'm confused

    Miranda_ dutchfryMiranda_ dutchfryHace 4 meses
  • I'm smiling sooooooooo much at this it makes me so happy to here people openly talking about LGBTQ+ stuff

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  • need a more tommy now that i seen this

    amos flyamos flyHace 4 meses
  • on the off chance that anyone from smosh sees this. if you guys were going for super inclusive with this, you missed it. I’m all for people exploring their sexualities, but courtney thrives off straight privilege. I feel like this was just her straight-splaining being gay to two people who actually live the life and have to deal with the stereotypes and prejudices every day. especially having a woman of color on here, courtney talked too much. I get someone needed to be the moderator, but she should have asked questions and let them discuss. Not just the whole time talk about what they’re doing for her and how they help her figure out “the gay world” 🤷‍♀️

    anodandawaveanodandawaveHace 4 meses
    • they can talk abt whatever the hell they want lmao

      bayleigh rileybayleigh rileyHace 21 un minuto
  • It's not like I wear shirts with I'M GAY written on it, but I never felt the need to hide my sexuality. It's totally natural and always felt right to me. And when someone wanted to mess with me I either talked calmly with them or, If they were someone you couldn't talk to, beat them up...

    Fluffy JackieFluffy JackieHace 4 meses
    • @Natalie Cassidy Thank you😅 I'm still learning...

      Fluffy JackieFluffy JackieHace 3 meses
    • Fluffy Jackie ***I beaten

      Natalie CassidyNatalie CassidyHace 3 meses
  • Ok so I just realized that I told my crush about my first kiss, at gsa club. I even told her all of the embarrassing stuff just to make her laugh because I love it when she smiles. (She did) but now I’m nervous that she won’t want to kiss me because I told her that. What should I do?

    Elizabeth StarksElizabeth StarksHace 4 meses
  • okay but can we have a separate podcast with these 3 legends?? i need that so bad

    fucking_dumbass101fucking_dumbass101Hace 5 meses
  • I’m 12 and I have sleep overs and the same things happen to me that happened to Courtney. I think I might be bi because it kind of clicked when I kissed the other girls but I don’t know for sure. How do I know?

    Bella CashBella CashHace 5 meses
    • Bella Cash I guess you just know. Sorry it’s not good advice but you just know. Like if you don’t like cats you know you don’t want to be in a room with 100 of them

      Natalie CassidyNatalie CassidyHace 3 meses
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="819">13:39</a> that's what he said

    Bryce EmmonsBryce EmmonsHace 5 meses
  • This was a great video, just talking about all this stuff is a good way to make people feel like they're not alone in what they're going through

    GregGregHace 5 meses
  • Is "practice girl" a real thing that adolescent teen girls do??

    Hunter GottmanHunter GottmanHace 5 meses
  • The Fantastic Facial Expressions during this are hilariously accurate

    Mr Scar3cr0wMr Scar3cr0wHace 5 meses
  • This episode made me subscribe to SmoshCast...more LGBT+ episodes plz

    Mr Scar3cr0wMr Scar3cr0wHace 5 meses
  • I'm 18, I've known I'm gay since i was 11 or 12. I've mostly lived openly but I've not come out to my parents. They'll be visiting me at uni in the next few weeks so I've hung up a giant pride flag in my room and i hope they get the message

    SkaterBladesSkaterBladesHace 5 meses
    • SkaterBlades how’d it go mate?

      Natalie CassidyNatalie CassidyHace 3 meses
  • 🏳️‍🌈❤️🧡💛🙌💚💙💜🏳️‍🌈

    oliver_ 1698oliver_ 1698Hace 5 meses
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="3473">57:53</a> * Tommy drives up * by the way its me, Beethoven Grandma

    Stephanie MichaudStephanie MichaudHace 5 meses
  • Idk about you guys but... I think Tommy is gay..

    microwavetrashmicrowavetrashHace 6 meses
    • microwavetrash no he’s definitely straight

      Salvator NkurunzizaSalvator NkurunzizaHace 4 días
  • Lol id watch the movie

    sunshinegirl 93sunshinegirl 93Hace 6 meses
  • I was exactly like Tommy. I dated a couple of girls and we only kissed and hugged, but I didn’t wanna do anything else. My first kiss with a guy was so romantic and I felt that this is right and I felt great. I knew from a very young age that I was gay, but I didn’t come out til I was 14. I was bullied for it but I overcame it when I was in college and learned to express myself in theater as an actor.

    DilBobbalubobDilBobbalubobHace 6 meses
  • Yassssssssssssssss

    gay_girl 58gay_girl 58Hace 6 meses
  • This podcast is just Monica and tommy being Courtney's therapists giving her advice and support

    Jayda BJayda BHace 6 meses
  • I vote that there is a consistent queer cast with these three. I would actually watch these podcasts if so.

    Minnesota NiceMinnesota NiceHace 6 meses
  • I didn’t know tommy was gay until I watched this and now I understand why Ian called him “Olivia Gay” when he replaced Olivia in summer games. It’s definitely funnier now that I know.

    Max WassermanMax WassermanHace 6 meses
  • I’m confused as to why courtney thinks she needs to “research” being lgbt like... either you like girls or you don’t. researching isn’t gonna help you figure that out, actually going out and attempting to date women is

    aresaresHace 6 meses
    • ares she does research because she was in a state of confusion on finding herself and was looking for ways to relate in order of self acceptance. It isn’t just as simple as knowing everything. It’s tough to accept and know about. Some people don’t realize that they are gay until they look into it more. That’s all she was doing. ❤️

      Georgia BramptonGeorgia BramptonHace 6 meses
  • Omfg as soon as they talked ab normal spongebob I looked at my tv and it was on that episode wtf

    bae_sux 18bae_sux 18Hace 6 meses
  • Courtney's story is wilddd

    lisa akgaelisa akgaeHace 6 meses
  • is anyone else closeted but living it up online?

    Hannah StewartHannah StewartHace 7 meses
  • Me:I’m gay My Latina Mom:ITS BECAUSE OF THAT DAM PHONE

    Kirito SAOKirito SAOHace 7 meses
  • tiny gay boy got really happy watching this

    bnerddbnerddHace 7 meses
  • This helped me a lot, because I live in a country, where the homophobic mindset has been a normal for a couple decades (cause of the USSR invading Baltics for YEARS) So the older generation isn't that supportive of gay people or even different colored people. Love is love tho.

    Kertu KaKertu KaHace 7 meses
  • Could be gayer 😉

    Chasyn RobertsChasyn RobertsHace 7 meses
  • Is tommy single? Cause boy be hella fine

    MadxMikeyMadxMikeyHace 7 meses
  • Ok, Smosh, can we PLEASE( pretty please with a cherry on top?) have a Rainbow Smosh shirt, or hoodie, or something? I would buy about 50 of those bad boys!

    Lucario007Lucario007Hace 7 meses
  • you need to do this again it was so empowering and helpful

    This is my usernameThis is my usernameHace 7 meses
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="715">11:55</a> I used to wear flannels around my waist to hide my hips

    This is my usernameThis is my usernameHace 7 meses
    • This is my username I do it too Also so people don’t look at your butts

      HelloHelloHace 17 días
  • Moral of the story, Cartoon characters are hot

    Pickle GamerPickle GamerHace 7 meses
  • Kara is a glorified sales person.

    Pickle GamerPickle GamerHace 7 meses
  • Of course the hot blonde is queer....ffs why god!

    Matt101gamerMatt101gamerHace 7 meses
    • Matt101gamer because she was born that way. Why is Dominique Provost chalkley not coming in over to mine rn? We’ll never know. Also someone please contact Dom and send her to Scotland.

      Natalie CassidyNatalie CassidyHace 3 meses
    • she still likes guys..

      snEksnEkHace 7 meses
  • Wow, my first man/man kiss was my best friend as a "joke" in front of everyone at a party

    Peter DaniorPeter DaniorHace 8 meses
  • It is a choice.

    Jack WassyJack WassyHace 8 meses
    • Jack Wassy no it’s not stfu

      Natalie CassidyNatalie CassidyHace 3 meses
  • This is the first podcast from Smosh I’ve listened to and I didn’t know for sure if Courtney was LGBTQ+ but she always kind of set off my gaydar but now it’s confirmed!

    Olivia HebertOlivia HebertHace 8 meses