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60 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
More to Athletic Training ft. Em Munson (they/them), MS, AT
Today, we chat with Em Munson (they/them), MS, AT who is working hard to breakdown archaic, gendered barriers in athletics. ***This episode was recorded pre-COVID.*** Produced by Sonic Culture Studios
52 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
Gender Diversity in STEM Classrooms ft. Sam Long (he/him)
Today we chat with high school biology teacher, Sam Long, about creating gender inclusive curriculum in STEM classrooms. Also, we chat with Sam about his contribution to new publication Teaching about Gender Diversity: Teacher-Tested Lesson Plans for K–12 Classrooms which hits shelves August 2020.
54 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
Episode 28: Bodies, Barriers: Queer Activists on Health ft. Adrian Shanker
Adrian Shanker is editor of the critically acclaimed anthology Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health and the executive director of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown, PA. A specialist in LGBT health policy, he developed leading-edge health promotion campaigns to advance health equity through behavioral, clinical, and policy changes. Today, we chat about the importance of telling queer stories and the impact on health equity.
4 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
2020 has been a year but we're back with new content and phenomenal guests.
72 minutes | Aug 27, 2019
The Basics of Chest Binding ft. Frances Reed, LMT (they/them)
"Chest binding" or "binding" is utilizing various materials and techniques to change the contour of the chest. Studies are few and far between when it comes to standardized guidelines, recommendations, and safety protocols. Today, we chat with Frances Reed, LMT (they/them) about their experience specializing in techniques for relieving pain caused by chest binding and top surgery. Frances is the owner of Freed Bodyworks and HealthBinding.com.
61 minutes | Aug 20, 2019
Let's Talk About PrEP, Baby ft. Let's PrEP Wisconsin
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, also known as PrEP, is a medical approach to preventing HIV transmission. Truvada (tenofovir TDF and emtricitabine) was FDA approved in 2012 for PrEP and is extremely effective in preventing HIV transmission. So who is a candidate for PrEP? How can someone access PrEP? Does my insurance cover PrEP? Today, we chat with Ruthie Weatherly founder of Let’s PrEP Wisconsin and Alex Corona PrEP Advocate, about their mission to end new HIV infections in the Midwest.
54 minutes | Aug 13, 2019
Queer Health Policy ft. Carl G. Streed Jr, MD MPH FACP
What is queer health policy and why is it important? Today, we chat with Dr. Carl G. Streed Jr, physician and research lead at Boston Medical Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery. For over a decade, Carl has been dedicated to understanding and eliminating disparities among sexual and gender minorities through education reform, professional development, and systems redesign.
62 minutes | Aug 7, 2019
What Is a Doula? ft. Jenna Brown (they/them)
What is the scope of a doula? Are doulas medical practitioners? How can doulas aid in pelvic health and reproductive care? Today we chat with queer doula and radical activist Jenna Brown (they/them). Their mission is to shift the narrative from fear to love by using person-centered care to cultivate self-awareness, connection, and autonomy.
63 minutes | Jul 23, 2019
Queering Higher Education ft. Shane Whalley, LMSW
How can we improve health and well-being of LGBTQI and nonbinary individuals? The straightforward answer is through education and conversation. Today, we chat with Shane Whalley licensed master of social work and lifelong social justice educator. Shane and I discuss how lived experiences as an elder genderqueer person motivates zir to facilitate workshops on issues faced by LGBTQIA communities at the University of Texas and the greater Austin area.
55 minutes | Jul 16, 2019
Minority Stress During Adolescence ft. Jeremy Goldbach, Ph.D., LMSW
Today, we chat with Dr. Jeremy Goldbach, Doctor of Social Work and Director of the Center for LGBT Health Equity at the University of Southern California. Dr. Goldbach's research focuses on how the minority stress model specifically affects the health and well-being of youth and adolescents.
48 minutes | Jul 9, 2019
Introduction to Hormone Therapy ft. Zil Goldstein, FNP-BC
Today, I chat with Zil Goldstein, board certified family nurse practitioner and current Associate Medical Director for Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Health at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, about the basics of medical transition and hormone related services.
67 minutes | Jul 2, 2019
Queer Womxn's Health ft. Angie Magaña, CNM, WHNP
Many opportunities are missed to test, treat, educate and advocate regarding medical and social concerns of queer womxn. Today, we chat with Angie Magaña, a womxn's health nurse practitioner and founder of the Audre Lorde Health Program at the LA LGBT Center, regarding the extreme health disparities affecting lesbian, bisexual, and queer womxn.
63 minutes | Jun 11, 2019
QUEERFLEX ft. Kyle Fairall
How do we define wellness? It means whatever it means to YOU. Today, we chat with Kyle Fairall (they/them) founder of QUEERFLEX about how they address LGBTQIA2S+ fitness accessibility in Edmonton, Canada through queer-centred personal and group training, public education, and direct advocacy in the broader community.
59 minutes | Jun 4, 2019
The Q Card Project ft. Genya Shimkin, MPH
How can we create positive health outcomes for our vulnerable queer young people? How can we help queer youth communicate in a healthcare setting in a way that is comfortable and safe? Today, we chat with Genya Shimkin, MPH the founder of the Q Card Project.
54 minutes | May 28, 2019
Chronic Pain and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy ft. Michael Zabala Aquino, PT, DPT
Most people utilize physical therapy for orthopedic purposes, however, physical therapy has so much more to offer. Today, we chat with Dr. Michael Zabala Aquino, PT, DPT, the founder of Deconstruct Health. Michael discusses their mission to alleviate the barriers that exist for the queer community, particularly queer people of color and transgender/gender nonconforming individuals, through the use of physical therapy and whole body wellness.
40 minutes | May 21, 2019
Mental Health in the South ft. Katie Leikam, LCSW
According to the World Professional Organization for Transgender Health referral letters are not required transition related services. However, many health professionals act as gatekeepers. Today we chat with Katie Leikam, a licensed clinical social worker focusing on the mental health needs of queer individuals in South Carolina and Georgia. ***Full transcription: www.queermeducation.com***
51 minutes | May 14, 2019
Cripping Up Sex ft. Eva Sweeney
When it comes to sex and disabilities, the resources are limited for individuals and medical professionals. Today, we chat with Eva Sweeney about her mission to improve sexual education through platform Cripping Up Sex. ***Full transcription: www.queermeducation.com***
60 minutes | May 7, 2019
Queer Midwifery ft. Ray Rachlin LM, CPM, CLC
This week, we chat with Ray Rachlin about how to create a safe prenatal, postnatal and birthing experience for LGBTQI and nonbinary folx. Ray is a Licensed Midwife (LM), Certified Professional Midwife (CPM), Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), and the President of the Pennsylvania Association of Certified Professional Midwives. Their practice, Refuge Midwifery, is currently based in Philadelphia, PA. ***Full transcription: www.queermeducation.com***
58 minutes | Apr 30, 2019
Rainbow Families ft. Darren Vance
According to the Family Equality Council, approximately, 2-3.7 million children are being raised by a LGBTQ parent, a combination of couples and single parents. Today, we chat with Darren Paul-Vance. Darren is the CEO of Rainbow Families, a non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to support and connect LGBTQI and nonbinary parents and prospective parents by providing educational programs, advocacy, social events, and discussion forums. ***Full transcription queermeducation.com***
62 minutes | Apr 9, 2019
Breaking Ground in the South ft. Amanda Keller and Lauren Jacobs
Magic City Acceptance Center is the first LGBTQI and nonbinary youth center in Alabama. It was founded in 2014 as an extension of Birmingham AIDS Outreach and continues to expand exponentially each and every year. Today, we chat with co-founder and director, Amanda Keller and Youth Outreach Coordinator, Lauren Jacobs about the dedicated, passionate, and strong community of Birmingham. ***Full transcription on website***
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