Beyond Our Cells is a podcast hosted by Taylor Camille highlighting the stories and experiences of those living outside of the limitations of their conditions. Living with Sickle Cell, Taylor’s attempts at hiding her invisible disease and coping with the feelings of otherness has inspired the creation of this podcast. In an effort to seek peace, discussions center on our learned ability to maintain an identity that surpasses the barriers of health conditions which often try to disrupt our peace and overwhelm our spirit. New episodes every Wednesday. Follow @beyondourcells on Instagram and Twitter. Transcripts available on Medium, https://bit.ly/3gjpIMl
Processing Prostate Cancer with Mical Roy
Mical Roy speaks about surviving prostate cancer after diagnosis at age 37, three years earlier than the age most doctors say you should get tested.
A new study has found, that for African American men, the risk of dying from low-grade prostate cancer is double that of men of other races. In this episode we talk about the importance of sharing health histories especially along family lines and how advocating for earlier testing could allow more men the chance to remove the cancer with non-invasive surgeries before it takes over.
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HIV & Positivity with Caleb Ashton
Actor, Caleb Ashton talks about managing his life and career being HIV+ and what representation in entertainment looks like to him.
Capturing Cerebral Palsy with Jerron Herman
Dancer and artist, Jerron Herman talks about life with cerebral palsy, the limitations of our definitions especially when it comes to defining health and wellness or masculinity, and the importance of our genuine expression in building community.
Life on the Spectrum with Ash
Ash, a Jamaican-British writer reflects on the linked parts of himself, how his Blackness and his autism intersect and cannot be divorced from each other.
Holding Space for HIV with Donja Love
In this episode we talk about the importance of being vulnerable, having conversations about our health and finding a radical sense of joy in our existence while redefining the rigid definitions of both masculinity and the norm.
Accountability & Bipolar Disorder with Sinclair Ceasar III
Mental health speaker and writer, Sinclair Ceasar talks about vulnerability, finding ways to acknowledge what is broken and owning what we bring to the table.
A great listen from a great listener
Taylor Camille knows whats up. She’s compassionately curious and let’s me as a listen come along for the ride. Thank you.
Fresh Voice in Untold Health Stories
Taylor Camille has uncovered a unique niche and found a way to talk about the scary health stuff that no one seems to want to touch. She features women whose stories haven’t been heard anywhere else and her style is curious and informative, yet conversational and quippy. Great storytelling. A must listen for anyone who’s curious or trying to understand their own condition.