Str8Up Show Podcast

Hosted ByCalvin, Brandon, Kristina and Lee

Str8Up Show is a social yet informative show that discusses the issues you think about but won't hear about in most media.

Hosts Calvin, Brandon, Kristina, and Lee chat with guests from various communities to discuss the issues you often think about but rarely hear discussed. There’s only ONE rule when it comes this show: you gotta be… Str8Up!


All Episodes

Grandmommy’s Grandchildren’s Party #2

As we approach the end of a podcast journey, we continue to open up with personal stories of how Str8Up began. On this episode, our host Calvin talks with sister and cousins about their late grandmother Bertha. 27 years after throwing a party to honor her grandchildren, Bertha’s grandchildren reflect on her life lessons she has taught them and how it inspired Calvin to get into journalism.

Special thanks to: John (RIP), Lorie, Patricia, Ronald (RIP), Latricia and Pamela.

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Unpacking Childhood Trauma with Dr. Monique Thompson

Is Childhood Trauma real? Do you believe how a child was treated growing up can impact their livelihood? On this episode we talk to mental health expert Dr. Monique Thompson, DHA, LPC, LPC-S about how to unpack childhood trauma. Dr. Thompson also gives us tips on how we can deal with generational trauma as well.

Follow Dr. Monique Thompson
https://doctormoniquethompson.com/

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Music Monday- Geneva Lei

It is a new season which means we’re bringing back a fan favorite, Music Mondays. Tune in as we talk to Filipino -Canadian singer, Geneva Lei. One this episode, Geneva Lei talks to us about her ability to structure her songwriting in a way that speaks directly to her fans and her upcoming music projects. She then hits the stage to perform her newest single “Sober.”

Follow Geneva Lei: @GenevaLei

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Great Value Cancellations

Once known as the #1 Female DJ in all of Texas and a proud member of LGTBQ+ Community, DJ Sno White quickly found herself part of Cancel Culture. On our Season 7 premiere, we talk to DJ Sno White about how her political views cost her the respect of many in her community but helped her gain new sense of life. Also, the Str8Up Crew has some groundbreaking news in regard to the future of our podcast.

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Fighting Back: A Story of Ukrainian Courage (Season 6 Finale)

On February 24 2021, Russian troops began to invade parts of Ukraine. Fast forward to today, many around the world have forgotten about the struggles Ukrainians are still facing.

On our groundbreaking season finale, we talk to Julia, a Ukrainian native who has been at ground zero of the senseless acts by the Russian military.

Tune in as Julia walks us through on what it was like leaving her home and contributing to her fellow Ukrainian neighbors.

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STR8UP Back in Time: Is Age Just a Number?

Is age just a number when it comes to doing the things you want in your every day life? In this throwback episode from our college days of Str8Up, the former Str8Up crew talk about how age impacts their lives.

Big Thanks to Communications family at Bossier Parish Community College.

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Dating Boot Camp Part 2

Our listeners asked for it and we have now given it to them! This episode we have Part 2 of our epic Dating Boot Camp episode featuring the Str8Up Dating Experts PJ and Kitty of UnDivorceable

Tune in as the two love birds answer questions submitted exclusively from our listeners. Also what is the big announcement ?!?! Find out!
Follow Undivorceable:
Instagram: @Undivorceable
Instagram: @KittySpeakslove
TikTok: @Undivorceable4u
YouTube: Undivorceable with PJ and Kitty
YouTube: Matters of Life 365

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Cultural Conversations: Australians

In our new series, Cultural Conversations, we seek to speak to and learn from other cultures other than on own. This episode we speak to Abbey, a journalist from Australia, about her life as an Aussie.

Abbey then talks about the global misconceptions people when it comes to the land of long weekends.

Follow Abbey:
Instagram: @abbey_from_newsroom
Facebook: @AbbeyVictoria

#Australia #Aussie #Str8upshowpodcast #Part1 #NewEpisode #Australians #Queensland #Melborne

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WFU: Wrestling Fans Unite

CALLING ALL WRESTLING FANS!!! Icons like The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin have helped form a united fan base like no other in the world of Sports Entertainment. On this episode, we talk to Black Wrestling Geeks United, a wrestling fans group, about why they love wrestling so much.

The group also discuss why so many people make fun or refuse to understand the obsession of pro wrestling. If you don’t like this episode we have two words for ya…….

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