Happy Pride Month! In our annual Pride Month episode, our guest Jessica talks to us about her long journey as a transgender woman. And now that certain laws are targeting members of the LGBTQ+, Jessica gives her thoughts on transgender parents and young adults who are considering gender confirmation.
This June, we as a nation get to celebrate the day when African Americans were freed from slavery and their contributions to America since. We talk to community leader and educator Vencil Holmes about the importance of the Juneteeth Holiday.
Vencil then gives us his view on the current state of Black America.
From the COVID- 19 Pandemic to the war in Ukraine, people are stressed out. So much so that they are behaving in ways they normally would not. We talk to award-winning author Adele Spraggon, about how our over-emphasis on our left hemisphere has created a world in which stress, overwhelm, isolation, confusion, and worry are now part of everyday living.
Adele then gives us steps on how to shift our brain so that we can reach our goal of personal empowerment.
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We’re living in a time now where we’re losing the art of having a productive conversation. Instead, defensive and aggressive talking is being used too much in our everyday lives. In this episode, Brandon and Kristina talk about three ways you can ensure you’re not coming across as too “aggressive” or too “defensive”
Whether you’ve traveled through or heard it in the media, chances are you’ve heard of Shreveport, Louisiana. And Since our STR8UP crew is mostly from Shreveport, we have plenty that we can say about our hometown.
We talk to Shreveport Author and host of the “A Lil Tea Time Podcast” Jrayis Deyond about the current climate in Shreveport and what to expect in the city’s future. Jrayis then tells us on how he’s able find success in Shreveport no matter what outside critics have to say.
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With so much hate going on in the world today, it seems that a lot of people forget to use love to heal. Some use religion as a guideline but some can be restrictive. But how does love work for you and I?
On this episode we talk to author Juan Lee, author of “Love Made Simple,” about making love simple. Juan Lee will tell us why most religions feel restrictive when it comes to the message of love and how to separate the message from the practice.
Juan Lee will tell us why most religions feel restrictive when it comes to the message of love and how to separate the message from the practice.
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Season 6 is already off to great start and that also means the return of our Music Monday episodes. On this episode, we hang out with East African artist Layne Tadesse. The Eritrea native talks to us about his culture and how his unique style has his fans and other wanting more.
Layne also goes over his future musical projects and concludes with a performance of one of his hit songs.
The world can be a cruel place to those who are on the higher end of the weight spectrum. The fear and the hatred towards these individuals is happening so often that its now being dubbed as fatphobia.
On our season premiere, we talk to Ridhi, someone who has dealt with this new form of discrimination and how she was able to combat those who appeared to be fat phobic
Our guest then tells us how Fatphobia now impacts her after going through incredible weight loss journey.
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