38 episodes

Black and brown women have not been allowed to exist in the world as the fullest expressions of who we are and who we can be. Violence, deprivation, and oppression have ruptured our connections with our bodies, our spirits, and each other. But healing and liberation are possible. We feel this possibility when we’re together - just us.

Through the eyes of Black and brown queer women, Seen explores how we choose to live at the intersection of personal healing and collective liberation work. Nic and Lala co-create space where healing becomes possible. Where we see ourselves through our own eyes. Where we learn what freedom feels like. Where we look inward for our paths forward.

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    • Personal Journals
    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

Black and brown women have not been allowed to exist in the world as the fullest expressions of who we are and who we can be. Violence, deprivation, and oppression have ruptured our connections with our bodies, our spirits, and each other. But healing and liberation are possible. We feel this possibility when we’re together - just us.

Through the eyes of Black and brown queer women, Seen explores how we choose to live at the intersection of personal healing and collective liberation work. Nic and Lala co-create space where healing becomes possible. Where we see ourselves through our own eyes. Where we learn what freedom feels like. Where we look inward for our paths forward.

    We Got The Pynk

    We Got The Pynk

    True to their mission of learning in public, Nic and Lala discuss their feelings about identifying as femmes, their understandings of femininity and who is excluded from it, and the rebellion of femme identity. Song of the week: Pynk by Janelle Monáe

    • 41 min
    Stars In Her Eyes

    Stars In Her Eyes

    Nic and Lala discuss detours on the road to sexual awakening and radical self-acceptance, exploring our own connections to our bodies, and the gifts that sexual liberation can offer us. This episode was live-recorded for Room Magazine's Issue 43.2, Devour.  Song of the week: 6 Inch by Beyoncé.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Cranes In The Sky

    Cranes In The Sky

    We’re told to follow our dreams, and that if we can dream it we can achieve it. But what are dreams made of? What guides our dreams in the first place, and what if they aren’t aligned with who we really are? In this episode, we discuss escapism, wild dreams, envisioning new realities, and differentiating between the dreams that fuel us and the ones that waste our time. Song of the week: Cranes In The Sky by Solange

    • 42 min
    Superpower

    Superpower

    When tragedy dominates the news, the call to show up for those who are suffering is impossible to ignore. But when the news cycle moves on, too many would-be “allies” do too. So what would it take to build solidarity between our communities on a stronger foundation, outside of any news cycle? In this episode Nic and Lala discuss building trust, sharing generative space, and why strong boundaries must underpin all our of work. Song of the week: Superpower by Beyonce ft. Frank Ocean

    • 45 min
    Can You Hear Me?

    Can You Hear Me?

    Where were you in the fight for Black lives until this point? How did you uphold anti-Blackness, benefit from white supremacy, and profit off the destruction of Black bodies? And where was your care for Black people all along? In this episode, Nic grieves the traumatic loss of Black life and demands more from new-found allies in the Black Lives Matter movement. Song of the week: Freedom by Beyonce ft. Kendrick Lamar

    • 45 min
    Jump So High

    Jump So High

    Personal growth is an ethic that supports our healing and helps us become the people we want to be. So why does a growth mindset sometimes lead to burnout? And when does it become a tool of capitalism? In this episode, Nic and Lala discuss reimagining growth, honouring natural rhythms, and broadening our vision to support collective expansion. Song of the week: Jump Hi by Lionbabe ft. Childish Gambino.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

IntuitiveEatingRD ,

Incredibly important message

Deep gratitude for these words from Nic. White people need to hear this so many times to help us find an understanding of what really needs to be done. Thank you for producing this so we can keep moving.

Clcjzl ,

Need this!

Straight, white, cis woman here. I wondered if I should even listen to this because it’s not “for me.” But it is, because I need your voices. I need your perspectives. I can’t get enough of your conscious beliefs and the way you make space for your self and others. Thankful to have landed here.

Nicole Nyaga ,

Brilliant and Moreish

Nic and Lala are incredibly easy to listen to. Funny but very real, every episode has taught me something new or helped me think about things in my life in a way I hadn’t before. I love learning from them and I’ve been so happy they are doing this. Super empowering and it feels amazing to relate to so much of what they’re talking about. Thanks ladies and never stop !

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