Prior to Radiolab, she co-hosted Nancy, a show about the queer experience today. She's also done production work for a number of podcasts, including The Memory Palace, The Mortified Podcast, and Masterpiece Studio. Outside of audio, Kathy is obsessed with backpacks, productivity tools, and her dog, Bowie.
Kathy Tu appears in the following:
Nancy Was Here
Monday, June 29, 2020
Team Nancy takes a final stroll down memory lane.
All the Fine Girls Be There
Monday, June 22, 2020
This week, we dive into the world of an underground Black lesbian strip club in Los Angeles.
Black Trans Lives Matter
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Imara Jones joins us to talk about creating a truly inclusive Black Lives Matter movement, and getting back to the roots of Pride.
Samantha Irby + Brandon Taylor
Monday, June 01, 2020
It's a book filled episode as Tobin and Kathy chat with authors Samantha Irby and Brandon Taylor.
Carmen Maria Machado's Queer Horror Stories
Monday, May 18, 2020
Carmen Maria Machado joins us to talk queer horror stories, writing about pandemics, and the conversation we as queer people should be having more often.
David and Dominique
Friday, May 08, 2020
David and Dominique have something in common.
Monday, May 04, 2020
Iced coffee and bi chairs and glory holes, oh my!
Make Australia Gay Again
Monday, April 20, 2020
It's our 100th episode! And for this special occasion, Nancy sound designer Jeremy Bloom goes on a quest to find the truth behind a mysterious gay and lesbian island kingdom.
Give Me A Sign
Monday, April 06, 2020
At the age of 61, Richard was searching for a boyfriend. But finding love was about more than just getting past the trials of dating. There was also Peter.
Nancy Checks In
Friday, March 27, 2020
We understand that this is a really scary time for all of us right now. And in times like these, it's important to check-in on each other. So that's what Team Nancy did.
Chella Man + Rebecca Sugar
Monday, March 23, 2020
A distraction for those of you who need it: We talk to activist and YouTuber Chella Man as well as Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar about what it's like to evolve in the public eye.
Dress of Choice
Monday, March 09, 2020
Nancy is back! And we're diving into the taffeta-covered world of kids who do drag.
The L Word is Back
Monday, January 13, 2020
A decade after The L Word ended, The L Word: Generation Q is finally here, so this week we're revisiting the time Kathy watched the original series.
It's Mother Fudging BD Wong!
Monday, January 06, 2020
Consider this episode a gift to start your 2020 off RIGHT: It’s our conversation with the one-and-only BD Wong. Dreams do come true.
Chani Nicholas + Joel Kim Booster
Monday, December 30, 2019
Our holiday gift to you: Chani Nicholas and Joel Kim Booster (our conversation with them, that is, not the actual people...though we wish we could)!
What Do We Have in Common?
Monday, June 24, 2019
For the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we talk about what actually happened and where we go from here.
How Far Have LGBTQ Rights Come Since Stonewall?
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Kathy Tu and Tobin Low of WNYC's podcast "Nancy" weigh in on what their listeners are worried about.
When They Win
Monday, June 17, 2019
When Andraya Yearwood runs against her competition, people pay attention — whether she wants them to or not.
The Day of Epiphany
Monday, June 10, 2019
It’s a moment of reckoning for many members of the United Methodist Church, and after 25 years as a United Methodist pastor, Cynthia Meyer found herself with a decision to make.
Monday, June 03, 2019
Good sex ed can be life-changing. But getting access to it often entails a fight.