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My name's Kate and I'm happy to be here. I'm in my early 20s, mentally ill, alt and gay. So, I'm just like your average "young adult." I'm still trying to figure life out and have a good time in the process. Tune in every Thursday to listen to my guests and I discuss topics on every 20-something's mind like dating apps, mental illness, astrology, social justice issues, and of course squishmallows.

Happy To Be Here Kate

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My name's Kate and I'm happy to be here. I'm in my early 20s, mentally ill, alt and gay. So, I'm just like your average "young adult." I'm still trying to figure life out and have a good time in the process. Tune in every Thursday to listen to my guests and I discuss topics on every 20-something's mind like dating apps, mental illness, astrology, social justice issues, and of course squishmallows.

    S1E20 Tarot for Beginners with Skye

    S1E20 Tarot for Beginners with Skye

    This week, the show has taken a more spiritual direction, so please welcome the wonderful Skye to the show! Skye practices Tarot and has come on to share some of their knowledge with us. Skye explains how to start a simple tarot practice, what is a good starter deck to use, and more. They also talk about the craziest reading she's ever had! I also *attempt* to guess their sun sign, and Davita even comes on to help me out. 

    Follow Skye on TikTok and Instagram: @skye.marinda.tarot 

    • 34 min
    S1E19 What's better than one Lesbian? Two Lesbians! feat. Emily

    S1E19 What's better than one Lesbian? Two Lesbians! feat. Emily

    For this episode, I finally got another lesbian on the show (and she's amazing). It's Emily! Fun fact: Emily and I matched on Tinder a year ago and we share all the tea with you. This year, we reconnected and now we're "friends" (just go with it). Emily shares their experience as a Lesbian from coming to terms with their sexuality to coming out. We also share our experiences with compulsory heterosexuality (comp het) and the embarrassing stories about our comp het crushes. 

    • 52 min
    S1E18 Cairo Ali: Drag Queen and Lawyer-To-Be

    S1E18 Cairo Ali: Drag Queen and Lawyer-To-Be

    On this episode, I'm joined by THE Cairo Ali. She's a drag queen living in Oxford, England who is also studying to become a lawyer (we love a multi-talented beauty). Cairo shares how they got into drag and we discuss the importance of inclusivity in drag culture. Obviously, we chat about our fav queens too. They also share their journey of becoming a lawyer as well as the similarities between drag and practicing law. Tune in to hear me guess their zodiac sign, us gossip about the Kardashians, and more! 

    Follow Cairo on Instagram: @thecairoali 

    • 43 min
    S1E17 Mental Health on Social Media with Austin

    S1E17 Mental Health on Social Media with Austin

    This week, your favorite Gemini, bassist is back: Austin! We share how our summer is going so far and all the passion projects we've been working on. For this episode, Austin and I discuss how mental health is portrayed on social media. Specifically, how TikTok can lead to rampant self-diagnosing, glamorizing mental illness, and more. We also discuss the difficulties of finding reliable information on mental/physical health online or from professionals. Additionally, we talk about how sexism can play a role during a doctor's visit.

    • 58 min
    S1E16 "Gay and a Little Bit Iconic" feat. Katie

    S1E16 "Gay and a Little Bit Iconic" feat. Katie

    On this episode, I am joined by my spunky friend ~and fellow barista~ Katie. She's a Taurus, an anime enthusiast, an artist, and also a new guest on the show! Katie shares her experience as a pansexual Latina woman and her journey to becoming comfortable with herself. We also discuss anime (of course), the wonderful absurdity of art, and more! 

    • 51 min
    S1E15 The Lesbian Episode

    S1E15 The Lesbian Episode

    On this week's episode, I talk about my favorite thing: being a lesbian. I discuss how I realized I'm a lesbian and what held me back from being my true self. I'm still a *baby gay* but I share my advice to women who are beginning to date women. In addition, I talk about the struggles of being perceived as a lesbian in the public sphere (going on dates with women, etc.). Of course, I give y'all some resources: Lesbian TikTokers to follow, wlw book recs, and more! Tune in for some honest, unfiltered, and ~gay~ content during Pride Month! 

    • 30 min

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