12 episodes

Freeform’s A Little Forward is a weekly podcast that kicks down the walls of conformity and spreads truth faster than your late night group text. Hosts Jenny Yang and April Quioh bring their bold perspectives to topics ranging from dating to human rights, including exclusive interviews from the cast of Freeform’s biggest shows. So join them, and our resident “life coach” Matt Bellassai, as they try to tackle life’s messiest problems and move the conversation…a little forward.

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    • Society & Culture

Freeform’s A Little Forward is a weekly podcast that kicks down the walls of conformity and spreads truth faster than your late night group text. Hosts Jenny Yang and April Quioh bring their bold perspectives to topics ranging from dating to human rights, including exclusive interviews from the cast of Freeform’s biggest shows. So join them, and our resident “life coach” Matt Bellassai, as they try to tackle life’s messiest problems and move the conversation…a little forward.

    1.10: A Little...Dream (w/ Emily Tosta + Niko Guardado)

    1.10: A Little...Dream (w/ Emily Tosta + Niko Guardado)

    WE’RE BACK!
    In this BONUS episode, April + Jenny sit down with the stars of Freeform’s upcoming “Party of 5” series, Emily Tosta + Niko Guardado, to talk all about this fresh take on the classic family drama, how their IRL experiences shaped their characters, and what the American dream looks like today. Plus, everyone’s favorite “life coach” Matt Bellassai is back, and he has some strong thoughts on your friends’ trash opinions.

    • 27 min
    1.09: A Little...Seen (w/ Stephen Conrad Moore)

    1.09: A Little...Seen (w/ Stephen Conrad Moore)

    Grab your tissues. It’s our SEASON FINALE and the tears are flowing!
    This episode, April + Jenny are talking all about the struggles of being seen when you’re The Only One. Then, Jenny sits down with “The Bold Type’s” Stephen Conrad Moore to talk about his love of Bea Arthur, his experience navigating Hollywood as an out, Black actor and how his role on “The Bold Type” helped him become the TV representation he never had. Plus, Matt Bellassai is here to gather your problematic co-workers.

    • 28 min
    1.08: A Little...Family (w/ D'Lo)

    1.08: A Little...Family (w/ D'Lo)

    This week, Jenny + April are getting real about families, babies, and reproductive health with folks whose voices are not typically centered in these conversations. 
    We sit down with actor and comedian D’Lo to talk about period parties, the importance of chosen family and navigating family planning as a trans, Tamil-Sri Lankan man. Plus, “life coach” Matt Bellassai returns with some sage words for all the men out there.

    • 36 min
    1.07: A Little...Self-care (w/ Tracy Clayton)

    1.07: A Little...Self-care (w/ Tracy Clayton)

    This week, April + Jenny are checking their emotional bags and getting real about mental health.
    We sit down with “Another Round” co-host and podcast ICON Tracy Clayton to talk all about how to find (and break-up with) a therapist, developing a healthy relationship with yourself, and the benefits of being bad at arts & crafts. Tears will be shed…specifically Jenny’s. Plus, Matt Bellassai returns to encourage us all to check on our people.

    • 31 min
    1.06: A Little...Woke (w/ Zuri Adele)

    1.06: A Little...Woke (w/ Zuri Adele)

    This week, Jenny + April are tackling all the -isms!
    We sit down with “Good Trouble” actress and activist Zuri Adele to discuss what it’s like to be born woke, how curiosity helped her find her voice, and get her tips for balancing activism with living your best life. We’re breaking down the walls of what it means to be an activist in 2019 (and probably 2020 tbh)! Plus Matt Bellassai gathers our entire lives to help us avoid getting cancelled.

    • 26 min
    1.05: A Little...Social (w/ Ira Madison III)

    1.05: A Little...Social (w/ Ira Madison III)

    Put on your scuba gear, kids! This week, April + Jenny are going deep on all things social media.
    We sit down with “Keep It” podcast host Ira Madison III to reminisce about simpler social times (RIP #pizza), to discuss the art of the thirst trap, and Ira reveals the secret to keeping internet trolls at bay. Plus Matt Bellassai reminds us all to unplug and live our lives IRL every now and then.

    • 22 min

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