628: Mark Pettit – Living your truth and being the ANKRBOY you were meant to be

Imagine being a young, closeted TV newscaster trying to make your way during the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Then because of one innocent move out in public, your whole world shatters. Joining us today on the podcast is three-time Emmy® award-winning anchorman and best-selling author turned actor, Mark Pettit, to share his journey of …

627: Jamie Marich – You Lied To Me About God

The journey of an LGBTQ+ persons life, more often than not, requires the GOD TALK. And even more often that not, that conversation kills their desire to talk about GOD. Today we have a candid discussion, just in time for Pride month, about the relationship you can have with GOD and all the lies you’ve …

628: Don Mamone – How to be an unapologetic rebel – no guilt, no shame.

Living your truth, and being who you are, is every human beings right – provided it doesn’t hurt someone. Which is always the tricky thing to discern. Yet, how is someone being gender fluid hurting anyone? In reality it is just another aspect of whom a person is. So live and let live, and just …

625: Dr. Lulu – Embracing your transgender black child

Embracing your transgender child is hard enough for many parents, but then add to the mix that your child comes from Nigerian descent and is part of the people of color community, and that brings on a whole new set of challenges. Sharing her own journey as a queer parent of a black transgender child, …

624: Izzy Wagner – Get Your Lesbian Self-Love on and Rock Your Body

Fitness, looking good, wanting to be accepted for who you are as a Lesbian woman. It’s all such hard work. Then add to the fact that being accepted as a Lesbian just compounds those feelings of acceptance from others and yourself, and life can really suck. Or does it? It’s actually a mind game and …

623: Kevin O’Connor – Navigating Grief and Coming Out

From coming out to losing people in life, grief is part of he equation. Yet you an rise above grief and move forward, if you choose. Helping us unpack the grief of coming out and moving on is author Kevin O’Connor who learned a lot about grief living two floors above it in his family’s …

617: Nate Shalev – Making Inclusivity a Daily Human Experience

Inclusivity doesn’t have to be hard, it just has to be human. But to0 many humans today, think inclusivity is just too woke. Well, let’s wake them up with the truth about inclusivity and how to have those tough conversations. Inclusivity and workplace culture expert Nate Shalev shares their insights on how this can work …

618: TJ Billard – The Importance of Trans Voices

You have to be hiding under a rock and not listening to not know that Trans voices are under attack which only means, the entire queer community is under attack. Giving voice to the Trans community, TJ Billard shares their new book Voices For Transgender Equality: Making Change In The Network Public Sphere. This is …

616: Gregory Allen – Inviting the monsters of your life out to play

Imagine being 19, just coming out, and heading to NYC – broadway to be exact – and all those dreams turn into a different dream you never would have imagined. Now, fast forward 35 years later and you let that twist of dream guide you through all the other coming out journeys that life has …