109 episodes

Our world has many voices. We all share this space together, but each of us has our own opinions, our own identity. Join hosts Calvin, Brandon, Kristina and Lee, as they bring in guests to discuss various social issues that effect everyone. Each episode will tackle a different issue, with insights by members of some diverse communities. The only rule on this show? You gotta be...STR8 UP.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Our world has many voices. We all share this space together, but each of us has our own opinions, our own identity. Join hosts Calvin, Brandon, Kristina and Lee, as they bring in guests to discuss various social issues that effect everyone. Each episode will tackle a different issue, with insights by members of some diverse communities. The only rule on this show? You gotta be...STR8 UP.

    Psychophobia: I Need Help w/ Erin Johnston, LPC-S (Part 2)

    Psychophobia: I Need Help w/ Erin Johnston, LPC-S (Part 2)

    In Part 1 of this 2 part episode, Erin Johnston, LPC-S of Healing Minds Counseling, discussed why so many are afraid to seek therapy. Erin returns to continue our groundbreaking conversation about why is much needed when going on your healing journey!

    Erin then gives tips to host, Calvin, about how he can overcome a previous toxic relationship.


    Healing Minds, LLC official website:
    https://www.healingmindsla.com/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1105799030695933

    • 42 min
    Psychophobia: I Need Help w/ Erin Johnston, LPC-S (Part 1)

    Psychophobia: I Need Help w/ Erin Johnston, LPC-S (Part 1)

    Why do most of us have Psychophobia or a fear of going to therapy? Are we scared to face our own truths or just afraid to acknowledge the trauma we keep pushing away? We talk to Erin Johnston, LPC-S of Healing Minds, LLC about the importance of therapy.

    Erin analyzes our previous episode, "The Mermaid Effect" and breaks down how therapy would have been beneficial in Calvin's toxic relationship. The 13 year licensed therapist then addresses some of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to therapy.

    Healing Minds, LLC official website:
    https://www.healingmindsla.com/

    The Mermaid Effect episode:
    https://bit.ly/4brhKg3

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Music Monday - Edna Karr's Chris Herrero

    Music Monday - Edna Karr's Chris Herrero

    If you're a football fan, you know that halftime IS game time for a lot of bands. But, if you're from New Orleans, Louisiana, being in a band is a way of life. We talk to Edna Karr High School's band director, Chris Herrero all about his award winning band. Chris joins us to talk about his unique style of leadership, his gifted students and how his band was able to capture the attention of the one and only Beyoncé.

    The Edna Karr Marching Band aka TEAM BUST EM UP then gives us a performance.

    Special thanks to:
    Chris Herrero
    Edna Karr High School
    City of New Orleans

    Follow Edna Karr:
    Instagram: @TheOfficialEdnaKarrBand
    Email: chris.herrero@inspirenolaschools.org
    Website: ednakarr.org

    • 55 min
    Music Monday - RōZY

    Music Monday - RōZY

    Women in rock bands are often overshadowed by their male counterparts, but the female led band RōZY is quickly making a Texas size impact on the music industry. On this Music Monday we talk to sisters Zoe Molly, guitar players Brandon and Aris about how the RōZY was formed, their upcoming music projects and an announcement about their next tour!

    The band then hits the Str8Up Stage to perform a song from the newest song "Crybaby."

    Follow RōZY:
    Website: www.rozyofficial.com
    All socials: @therozyofficial

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Music Monday- FIVE (The Return)

    Music Monday- FIVE (The Return)

    HE’S BACK!! The one and only Pen Assassin himself, FIVE ​⁠returns to Music Monday! Listen as FIVE talks about where he’s been since he last came on the show, he’s recent run in with rapper Dave East ​⁠and his upcoming projects.

    FIVE then performs his single, “Reps” from his new album “Nothing Personal But It’s Personal” available now on all streaming platforms.

    • 37 min
    Cultural Conversations: Brazilians

    Cultural Conversations: Brazilians

    It's a country full of love, music and pride. The Str8Up crew heads to Brazil. Join us as we talk to Marianna and Debbie, two Brazil natives, all about their home country. Our guest talk about the love of their culture and breakdown the misconnects the world has of Brazil and the Brazilian people.

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

The UnDivorceable Show ,

Str8Up is TOTALLY STRAIGHT UP!!!!!

This show is for the mature adult looking for pure entertainment on an array of TOPICS.... You’ll enjoy the exciting & at times riskaaaay banter with hosts & guests!!! YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS OUT SO TUNE IN....~The UnDivorceable Show with PJ and Kitty~

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Five stars

High quality podcast! Great listening to a diverse group with different opinions we can learn from. Worth a listen for sure!

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