Kismet is a podcast about how people met and connections are made.
Each week we capture the real memories of how friendships, rivalries, romances and adventures began. We weave stories with sounds and music to set the scene and document the separate sparks, the quickened hearts and the unintended consequences that lead to life-changing encounters.
Bryan wanted to be an all American hero. Jordan wanted to play with swords. For both of them, joining the Marines had nothing to do with their sexuality, but as gay men during the era of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the issue was in many ways unavoidable.