Stop it! No more mediocre living. Dreaming and not doing. Apologizing for living your life your way. Host Rick Clemons – bold move badass and coming out expert – sez “Live Life Uncloseted dammit!” Each episode he takes you on a brash, fun, and in your face, provocative storytelling ride to escape your crazy making thoughts, explore your fears, and unabashedly elevate your self-expression so you can live your LIFE UNCLOSETED - whether you're LGBTQ or heteronormative.
Why there’s nothing wrong with still figuring out your pronouns - (Eli)zabeth Owens
Nothing anyone did caused them to know they were different. But, they felt it and began exploring it and realized they were on the right path for them. Beyond addiction and into full recovery they found that their music, digital artistry and desire to explore more of who they are, led them to create “Knock Knock,” a psychedelic folk-rock sound recently launched by Baroque-pop singer-songwriter and LGBTQ+ advocate (Eli)zabeth Owens. Join us as we explore the dark side of their ego, confronting and overcoming their alcohol/drug use to achieve sobriety and showcase their individuality in their own unique LGBTQ+ way of being in the world.
Write Your Stories Your Way – Gregory L. Norris
We all have our story. We live our story daily. And, some of us take our stories, and the stories in our heads and turn them into our passion purpose...as a an author, with thousands of pages of articles and books. Gregory L. Norris is that person, a gay author who writes the stories that brings his life to life, even if many of those stories are fiction...because that is what brings him alive. Today we're exploring his new book, Ex Marks The Spot, and how the joy of coming out to be who he is has shaped his life.
Giving Thanks For Motherhood - However, You Get there - Liz Grubb
You had a plan. Marriage - check. Children - check. Your own flesh and blood family - no check. But that didn’t stop you and you went full-in to become a parent - despite the odds, and challenges. Giving full gratitude this Thanksgiving Eve, my friend Liz Grubb and I uncover her route to non-traditional parenthood and why her forever children are just the right fit for her and her hubby.
Never forget our Transgender Brothers and Sisters – Trevor Boylston
"This transgender walked into the bar..." Cringe. Or, "You can tell he's a man by the apple logged in his throat, no matter what dress he wears!" Cruel, cruel, cruel. These are the types of off-handed, transphobic remarks that can have a painful impact on the person in your office, in the cubicle right next to you that causes us to have to honor, those who are no longer with us on Transgender Day of Remembrance. To help us better understand how to be more accepting and supportive of our transgender brothers and sisters, Trevor Boylston, an expert in LGBTQ+ empowerment, and man who happens to be trans, joins us as we honor Transgender Remembrance Day, November 20th.
Coming out of the AMAB Closet – Kat LaMar
You're a man, with a penis, but you enjoy dressing up as a woman. OMG, you must want to be transgender! Not exactly. Ok, so you want to do strange things to children in bathrooms by dressing up as a woman..HELL NO. Truth is, you are simply a man who likes men and women, and who one day you like presenting as a man, and the next day presenting as a woman, and you enjoy sex with both...Welcome to being gender fluid. Kat LaMar shares his, hers, their story on the life of being a genderfluid individual which actually has nothing to do with their sexual orientation, until it does. Let's go explore gender fluidity.
How To Not Let Addiction Rule Your LGBTQ Life This Holiday Season - Gregory Silva
The holidays are upon us along with the fun, joy, and STRESS. So how do you not let the stress drive you into your potential addiction, or ratchet up that addiction? You take the necessary steps to say, I need help. You also realize as an LGBTQ inidivual that you are up to 10x's more likely to become an addict than our heterosexual counterparts on the planet. Helping us unravel the mysteries of addiction and offering up ways to combat it, Gregory Silva, Director of Operations at Living Longer Recovery, joins us for a candid conversation about addiction and recovery...just in time for the holidays!
Struggling with painful issues
This is an outstanding podcast for those in the LGBTQ+ community struggling with painful issues such as coming out, anxiety and not feeling good enough. Rock Clemons is a thoughtful warm host with the right amount of empathy to make every listener feel included, listened to and informed.
This is an awesome niche for a podcast, and something that I'm sure can help an incredible amount of people be their real selves. Entertaining and engaging content with a great host too!