62 episodes

The Queer Spirit podcast has weekly conversations with artists, healers and activists who enliven, heal and empower the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Gender Queer+ communities.
I'm Nick Venegoni, MA, a holistic psychotherapist who supports all queer people to thrive and heal. Each week I'll be interviewing a different guest who does work in the world to nourish the Queer Spirit in us all - authors, coaches, teachers, body workers, mystics, creatives, ritualists, diviners and MORE. We'll dive deep into sexuality, spirituality, yoga, energy work, shamanism, healing trauma, relationships, art, activism, gender identity, tarot, astrology, and magic. Hear how other queer folks have healed themselves and be inspired to continue your path to wholeness.

The Queer Spirit Nick Venegoni, MA

    • Alternative Health
    • 5.0, 20 Ratings

The Queer Spirit podcast has weekly conversations with artists, healers and activists who enliven, heal and empower the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Gender Queer+ communities.
I'm Nick Venegoni, MA, a holistic psychotherapist who supports all queer people to thrive and heal. Each week I'll be interviewing a different guest who does work in the world to nourish the Queer Spirit in us all - authors, coaches, teachers, body workers, mystics, creatives, ritualists, diviners and MORE. We'll dive deep into sexuality, spirituality, yoga, energy work, shamanism, healing trauma, relationships, art, activism, gender identity, tarot, astrology, and magic. Hear how other queer folks have healed themselves and be inspired to continue your path to wholeness.

    A Spiritual Direction Toward Wholeness with Karen Erlichman

    A Spiritual Direction Toward Wholeness with Karen Erlichman

    Karen Erlichman provides psychotherapy, spiritual direction, supervision and So(U)L coaching in San Francisco. Most recently she has been exploring embodied leadership and transformation, and has been inspired by learning at the Strozzi Institute, the Jewish Studio Project and the Center for Courage and Renewal. Karen’s writing has been published in numerous journals, blogs and anthologies, including Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction, Feminist Studies in Religion.

    • 29 min
    Enlivening Queer Community & Culture with Justin Sayre

    Enlivening Queer Community & Culture with Justin Sayre

    Justin Sayre, praised for their “deeply passionate soul and acerbic wit” by The New York Times, is a writer and performer who Michael Musto called, “Oscar Wilde meets Whoopi Goldberg.” They were hailed as one the “Funniest People in Brooklyn” by Brooklyn Magazine and among “LA’s 16 Most Talented LGBT Comics” by Frontiers Magazine. Sayre's most recent book, "Mean", the third in their trilogy of young adult novels from Penguin Books, was released in 2019.

    • 35 min
    Homeopathy: Nature's Original Nanomedicine with Sandi Kaplan & Kathleen Scheible

    Homeopathy: Nature's Original Nanomedicine with Sandi Kaplan & Kathleen Scheible

    Sandi Kaplan & Kathleen Scheible are practicing homeopaths in the California Bay Area. Together they have over 30+ years of experience treating their communities. Sandi has worked in low income and youth clinics, women’s shelters and makeshift clinics in Tanzania. Kathleen is the current President of the California Homeopathic Medical Society, founded in 1877.

    • 51 min
    The Art & Practice of Queer Altars with Michael Espinoza

    The Art & Practice of Queer Altars with Michael Espinoza

    Michael Espinoza (they/them or he/him) is an Artist living and working in Portland, OR. The major themes in their work include queer identity, Mexican heritage, family, ancestry, healing and recovery, sex and the body. Recent work has included a durational live performance on the streets of Portland, site-specific gallery installation, in-studio bricolage, and a series of installations by the sea in Jalisco, Mexico.

    • 33 min
    Comedy, Religion & Social Justice with Cameron Esposito

    Comedy, Religion & Social Justice with Cameron Esposito

    Cameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. She has appeared both on TV and film, as well as at comedy and music festivals world wide. Cameron’s podcast, Queery, features interviews with LGBTQ+ luminaries including the likes of Roxane Gay, Trixie Mattel, Evan Rachel Wood, Lena Waithe & Tegan and Sara Quin.
    Her most recent special, Rape Jokes, raised almost $100,000 for RAINN. Her first book, Save Yourself, is available March 2020.

    • 29 min
    Facing Fear Courageously with Julie Dreyer

    Facing Fear Courageously with Julie Dreyer

    Julie Dreyer (she/her) is a board certified hospital chaplain who helps patients, families and staff meet their emotional and spiritual needs. She completed a Masters of Divinity at Maitripa (a Tibetan Buddhist college), where she teaches classes, facilitates meditation and music practices. She is grateful to all her teachers who continue to inspire her to be with what is.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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Such great work

I love the podcast. Nick is s great interviewer and has a great diverse group of folks on.

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Exploring Your Gender Identity

So Knowledgeable and inspiration Dara Hoffman is! Nick is an amazing host and asks great questions to highlight his guests and also to get the most out of the conversation!

Id Creech ,

A profound resource and huge comfort

I have found so much inspiration, healing, and comfort in the resources made available in this podcast. A go to for when when I’m looking for community building exercises, learning from source and personal experience, as well as leaders to look to for guidance and hope. ❤️

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