6 episodes

The San Gabriel Valley is located in the heart of Southern California and is incredibly diverse. The LGBTQ+ community in the SGV is widespread but welcoming. We are many people from many different walks of life and this podcast seeks to share in those differences. Here, you’ll hear directly from LGBTQ+ folks from the SGV as they share their experiences and their minds with us. We’re gonna sit crooked, and talk gay. Welcome to Color Me Queer.

Color Me Queer QTalk Radio

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The San Gabriel Valley is located in the heart of Southern California and is incredibly diverse. The LGBTQ+ community in the SGV is widespread but welcoming. We are many people from many different walks of life and this podcast seeks to share in those differences. Here, you’ll hear directly from LGBTQ+ folks from the SGV as they share their experiences and their minds with us. We’re gonna sit crooked, and talk gay. Welcome to Color Me Queer.

    Diosa Femme: The Queer Femme Goddess

    Diosa Femme: The Queer Femme Goddess

    Get ready for a dose of HIGH-FEMME, because host Camila Camaleón gets on the mic with the one and only Diosa Femme! Diosa talks about what it means to take ownership of her narrative and space as a queer femme goddess and how that led to the creation of Locatora Radio with her co-host, Mala Muñoz.

    You don't want to miss when Camilia and Diosa share a nostalgic moment as they talk about their time as part of a Queer - Latinx - Chicanx - Brown and Down group known at UC Santa Barbara as La Familia.

    This episode of Color Me Queer was recorded during Pride Month (on June 10, 2021).


    Diosa Femme
    Pronouns She/Her

    Co-Founder of Locatora Radio | Podcast Producer | Host | Writer | Creator of Locas Por Libros

    Diosa received her B.A. in Literature and Creative Writing from UC Santa Barbara, where she was also heavily involved in the student artivist/activist community. After graduating in 2015, she was a grassroots community organizer, working with Immigrant women to produce educational events and mobilize their community to be politically involved. She currently works in the Assisted Living field, managing services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Diosa is also a freelance writer and has written for Remezcla, Fierce by Mitu, and Hip Latina. Her writing is focused on sexual health & wellness, radical self-care, and feminism.
    Follow Diosa on Twitter and Instagram



    Camila Camaleón
    Pronouns She/Her/Ella

    President
    San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center
    LINKTR.EE/SGVLGBTQ

    Camila “La Loca” Camaleón is a paradigm shifter, bridge-builder, and queer archivist based in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles. Her origin story began in the unceded Chumash territory in which the lessons were cemented upon her return home to the beautiful Tongva land. Her ARTivism centers joy, playfulness, and power as gender deviant folks to the center.

    ZUMBA™ Instructor w/ @EverybodyLosAngeles
    LINKTR.EE/ConCamila
    IG: @Camila.Camaleon



    This podcast is brought to you by the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center and QTalk Radio and is produced and edited by Xavier Mejia.

    Subscribe wherever you listen to your favorite podcast🎙or visit www.ColorMeQueer.com

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    Instagram: @qtalkradio
    Instagram: @sgvlgbtq
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    • 40 min
    Building Pride: Moving Forward Unfiltered

    Building Pride: Moving Forward Unfiltered

    In this episode of Color Me Queer, Host Camila Camaleón sits down with Christian Port, the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center's Vice President. Christian’s story speaks of Building Pride to innovate space and decrease health disparities for LGBTQ+ folks based in the San Gabriel Valley. Today’s unfiltered conversation delves into his personal mission in becoming a change agent locally through Planned Parenthood SGV, & further through his time as a Hippie, Queer, Yelder based in Los Angeles.

    Happy Pride! 
    www.sgvlgbtq.org

    Christian Port
    Board Vice President  | San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center
    christian@sgvlgbtq.org

    Camila Camaleón
    Pronouns She/Her/Ella
    Board President
    San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center
    LINKTR.EE/SGVLGBTQ

    Camila “La Loca” Camaleón is a paradigm shifter, bridge-builder, and queer archivist based in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles. Her origin story began in the unceded Chumash territory in which the lessons were cemented upon her return home to the beautiful Tongva land. Her ARTivism centers joy, playfulness, and power as gender deviant folks to the center


    This podcast is brought to you by the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center and QTalk Radio and is produced and edited by Xavier Mejia.

    Subscribe wherever you listen to your favorite podcast or visit www.ColorMeQueer.com

    Follow us on Instagram!
    Instagram: @qtalkradio
    Instagram: @sgvlgbtq


    Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=FAWQWPS488WG6)

    • 38 min
    When Nature Calls

    When Nature Calls

    In this episode of Color Me Queer, host Camila Camaleón sits down with Cassandra Tham to talk about her story and experience with community-based organizations. Learn why environmentally conscious work is important to Cassandra, and what are some simple actions that you can take to help our planet.

    We thank Cassandra for the sustainable development of our team and the intersectional lens between both race and LGBTQ+ identity that we explore in today’s episode. 

    Happy Pride! 
    www.sgvlgbtq.org


    Cassandra Tham (she/her)
    Volunteer Coordinator | SGV LGBTQ Center
    cassandra@sgvlgbtq.org 

    Camila Camaleón
    Pronouns She/Her/Ella

    President
    San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center
    LINKTR.EE/SGVLGBTQ

    Camila “La Loca” Camaleón is a paradigm shifter, bridge-builder, and queer archivist based in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles. Her origin story began in the unceded Chumash territory in which the lessons were cemented upon her return home to the beautiful Tongva land. Her ARTivism centers joy, playfulness, and power as gender deviant folks to the center.

    Heart Healing Movement is the embodiment of trekking soundscapes through your mind, body, soul, and spirit. As a SOULtrepreneur her practice is centered around the muscle of joy as a lifestyle. It is in her writing, the dance floor, and various speaking engagements that the practice of Heart Healing Movement commences. Through Camila’s specialty in leadership development, “La Loca” has been able to find power in her presence as the first Trans Woman President of the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ+ Center.

    Her Heart Healing Movement is most notably known through her ZOOMbA Con Camila! classes that occur via various partnerships with LGBTQ+ service-based organizations. By hearing the rhythm of the world one practices playfulness by dancing, shaking it up, and owning the beat!

    ZUMBA™ Instructor w/ @EverybodyLosAngeles
    LINKTR.EE/ConCamila
    IG: @Camila.Camaleon

    This podcast is brought to you by the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center and QTalk Radio and is produced and edited by Xavier Mejia.

    Subscribe wherever you listen to your favorite podcast or visit www.ColorMeQueer.com

    Follow us on Instagram!
    Instagram: @qtalkradio
    Instagram: @sgvlgbtq


    Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=FAWQWPS488WG6)

    • 22 min
    Planting the Flag

    Planting the Flag

    In this episode of Color Me Queer, Camila Camaleón sits down with Aaron Saenz, and they discuss how the  San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center first started, and we also find out what Aaron learned while being in the driver's seat as the President of the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center.

    www.sgvlgbtq.org

    Aaron Saenz is one of the co-founders of the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center and the San Gabriel Valley Pride Festival. Aaron is very passionate about bringing the SGV LGBTQ Community together to make our world a better place. Aaron was born and raised in Temple City and currently lives in Duarte, CA. He earned his Masters in Healthcare Administration-Informatics from Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA and his Bachelor's in Technical Communications from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

    Today’s episode of Color Me Queer talks about planting the flag - a term often used by Aaron himself!


    Camila Camaleón
    Pronouns She/Her/Ella

    President
    San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center
    LINKTR.EE/SGVLGBTQ

    Camila “La Loca” Camaleón is a paradigm shifter, bridge-builder, and queer archivist based in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles. Her origin story began in the unceded Chumash territory in which the lessons were cemented upon her return home to the beautiful Tongva land. Her ARTivism centers joy, playfulness, and power as gender deviant folks to the center.

    Heart Healing Movement is the embodiment of trekking soundscapes through your mind, body, soul, and spirit. As a SOULtrepreneur her practice is centered around the muscle of joy as a lifestyle. It is in her writing, the dance floor, and various speaking engagements that the practice of Heart Healing Movement commences. Through Camila’s specialty in leadership development, “La Loca” has been able to find power in her presence as the first Trans Woman President of the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ+ Center.

    Her Heart Healing Movement is most notably known through her ZOOMbA Con Camila! classes that occur via various partnerships with LGBTQ+ service-based organizations. By hearing the rhythm of the world one practices playfulness by dancing, shaking it up, and owning the beat!

    ZUMBA™ Instructor w/ @EverybodyLosAngeles
    LINKTR.EE/ConCamila
    IG: @Camila.Camaleon

    This podcast is brought to you by the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center and QTalk Radio and is produced and edited by Xavier Mejia.

    Subscribe wherever you listen to your favorite podcast🎙or visit www.ColorMeQueer.com

    Follow us on Instagram!
    Instagram: @qtalkradio
    Instagram: @sgvlgbtq


    Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=FAWQWPS488WG6)

    • 31 min
    Camila: She/Her/Ella/Presidenta

    Camila: She/Her/Ella/Presidenta

    In this episode of Color Me Queer, Sara Acevedo sits down with Camila Camaleón, and they discuss ALL things QUEER. Listen to Camila talk about her leadership journey as a trans person of color, and her vision as the first Madam President of the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center.

    www.ColorMeQueer.com

    Camila Camaleón
    Pronouns She/Her/Ella

    President
    San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center
    LINKTR.EE/SGVLGBTQ

    Camila “La Loca” Camaleón is a paradigm shifter, bridge-builder, and queer archivist based in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles. Her origin story began in the unceded Chumash territory in which the lessons were cemented upon her return home to the beautiful Tongva land. Her ARTivism centers joy, playfulness, and power as gender deviant folks to the center.

    Heart Healing Movement is the embodiment of trekking soundscapes through your mind, body, soul, and spirit. As a SOULtrepreneur her practice is centered around the muscle of joy as a lifestyle. It is in her writing, the dance floor, and various speaking engagements that the practice of Heart Healing Movement commences. Through Camila’s specialty in leadership development, “La Loca” has been able to find power in her presence as the first Trans Woman President of the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ+ Center.

    Her Heart Healing Movement is most notably known through her ZOOMbA Con Camila! classes that occur via various partnerships with LGBTQ+ service-based organizations. By hearing the rhythm of the world one practices playfulness by dancing, shaking it up, and owning the beat!

    ZUMBA™ Instructor w/ @EverybodyLosAngeles
    LINKTR.EE/ConCamila
    IG: @Camila.Camaleon

    This podcast is brought to you by the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center and QTalk Radio and is produced and edited by Xavier Mejia.

    Head over to Apple Podcasts, or your favorite place to listen, and like and follow this podcast.

    Follow us on Instagram!
    Instagram: @qtalkradio
    Instagram: @sgvlgbtq
    Support the show

    • 36 min
    Trailer

    Trailer

    The LGBTQ+ community in the San Gabriel Valley is widespread but welcoming. We are many people from many different walks of life and this podcast seeks to share in those differences. From QTalk Radio, and the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center, welcome to Color Me Queer

    This podcast is brought to you by the San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center and QTalk Radio and is produced and edited by Xavier Mejia.

    Subscribe wherever you listen to your favorite podcast🎙or visit www.ColorMeQueer.com

    Follow us on Instagram!
    Instagram: @qtalkradio
    Instagram: @sgvlgbtq
    Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=FAWQWPS488WG6)
    Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=FAWQWPS488WG6)

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