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Everything Under The Rainbow

Everything Under The Rainbow

By Samantha Hoover
Dr. Sami, chats with LGBTQIA+ folx about life. A show that celebrates queerness and lifts LGBTQIA+ voices. We'll talk about, literally, Everything Under The Rainbow. Life, love, jobs, goals, careers, struggles, transitions, family, and much more. Find me on facebook at www.facebook.com/everythingundertherainbowpodcast

This show is brought to you by Rainbow Embrace Physical Therapy: Your Specialist in Inclusive and Informed Care Across the Gender Spectrum. You can find out more about REPT at www.rainbowembrace.com or in Instagram @rainbowembracept or fb/twitter @rainbowembrace
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The Sky is Not the Limit

Everything Under The Rainbow

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Everything Under The Rainbow

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The Prayer She Whispered
Join Dr. Sami and Nikki Brown as we discuss her experience with pregnancy, birth, postpartum, dating, marriage, race, sexual orientation, sexuality, poetry, her podcast, "The Prayer She Whispered", and, literally, everything under the rainbow! TW: sexual assault, child abuse, child sex trafficking. I have known Nikki for a few years, my husband was a close friend of her husband. Through the years that I've known Nikki, she has unintentionally helped me learn about my biases through digestible social media content and deep conversations. Nikki was also a voice of reason after my husband died. In blunt but kind words, Nikki told me that the coping mechanisms I was using to deal with the death of Justin were unhealthy and unsustainable. She helped pull me out of the deep end in one of the hardest parts of my life. I have a deep appreciation of Nikki as a person and in this episode, she touches on so many important issues. I'm so lucky to know Nikki. I can't wait for you all to get to know her a little bit as well. Columbia College double alumna, Jennequia "Nikki" Brown, MA, works with and serves children and youth who have been abused and neglected, and champions services for children who have been victimized by human Trafficking.  Nikki is an active voice in her community as an advocate for children and women,  poet,  public speaker, and Podcaster of The Prayer She Whispered. Follow @ThePrayerSheWhispered on Facebook and @ThePrayerWhisperer on Instagram for new work from Nikki and updates about the podcast. Intro song: Andrea Aniroodh @weirdandie on insta. Links in this episode: Resources for postpartum mentil illness: postpartum.net Resources for trans birthing parents: birthforeverybody.org How to be an Anti-Racist: Antiracismdaily.com Guitar and Ukelele lessons: ClaytonWareMusic@gmail.com 8043848980 Gofundme for Tessa Marie Collins Gender affirming surgery: www.gofundme.com/f/say-yes-to-tess-gender-transition-fund?memberid=8091334&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_source=customer Fundraising for Trans Wonder Woman's recovery: @transwonderwoman on cashapp The Park's Finest information: www.theparksfinest.com/  Gofundme: www.gofundme.com/f/feed-the-frontliners-project    www.rainbowembrace.com anchor.fm/everythingundertherainbow facebook.com/everythingundertherainbowpodcast Thank you all for listening, please be sure to donate to the podcast if you'd like to continue to hear the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community
01:15:34
March 4, 2021
Dr. Montakhab Foundation
Join Dr. Sami as she speaks with Kevin Mortazavi about being queer, badass great-grandmothers, Kevin's non-profit, medical student hardships, the importance of being an empathetic healthcare provider with knowledge on LGBTQIA+ people, how to build a non-profit, being a minority and gay in the medical community, and literally everything under the rainbow! Kevin Mortazavi (he/him/his) is currently a MD candidate at University of California, Davis where he is involved in advocacy to reduce the health inequities faced by the LGBTQ+ community and improve access to reproductive and abortion care. Before attending medical school, he graduated cum laude in neuroscience from the University of California, Riverside and completed a master’s in public mental health, health disparities, and health inequalities at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. After completing his MD, he intends to continue his medical training to become an Emergency Medicine physician followed by law school. He aspires to use his medical, public health, and legal expertise to advocate for policy reform to improve the health, socioeconomic standing, and quality of life for marginalized communities. In addition to his work in healthcare, Kevin established The Dr. Montakhab Foundation in memory of his great-grandmother who was a revolutionary embryologist. This non-profit provides scholarships and helps empower women, refugees, and non-traditional students in STEM by reducing the economic burden of higher education and mentoring their scholarship recipients. To date they have donated over $26,000 to establish such scholarships and have committed to donating another $10,000 in 2021. Presently, they continue to seek donors so that they may continue their efforts to reduce barriers to higher education. For more information about The Dr. Montakhab Foundation, or to donate, please visit https://thedrmfoundation.com/ or find us on Facebook. Links in the show: Please donate to Tiana here: https://www.facebook.com/donate/219700326483345/ or, preferably on Venmo here: @Tiana-Frederick https://thedrmfoundation.com/ https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/4/1/why-is-there-no-mena-category-on-the-2020-us-census Non-Profit resources: Legal Zoom Taprootfoundation.org https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/03/11/519548276/for-some-arab-americans-checking-a-census-box-is-complicated This show is brought to you by Rainbow Embrace Physical Therapy: Your Specialist in Inclusive and Informed Care Across the Gender Spectrum. You can find more info on REPT at www.rainbowembrace.com and fb @rainbowembrace or instagram @rainbowembracept Everything Under the Rainbow Podcast can be found @everythingundertherainbowpodcast on facebook.
01:00:54
December 12, 2020
The Sky is Not the Limit
Join Dr. Sami and Lynaya Marie in this weeks episode of Everything Under the Rainbow Podcast as we talk about coming out, hospice care, human bias and prejudice, being a nurse, Black Girl Magic, body image, LGBTQIA+ history in schools, and literally everything under the rainbow. Lynaya is a wonderful and empowering woman who has made it through a lot of hard things in life and come out the other side stronger. She is 23 and is the Assistant Dean of Nursing in her job. I hope you are ready to laugh, cry and be inspired all at the same time. Lynaya is truly wonderful, I really enjoyed this episode. Intro excerpt by Andrea Aniroodh Please donate to Tiana here: https://www.facebook.com/donate/219700326483345/ or, preferably on Venmo here: @Tiana-Frederick Presented by Rainbow Embrace Physical Therapy: Your Specialist in Inclusive and Informed Care Across the Gender Spectrum. Find out more here: www.rainbowembrace.com or on Instagram @rainbowembracept and twitter/fb @rainbowembrace If you are interested in being on an episode or if you have any concerns about information in the podcast, you can email me at drsami@rainbowembrace.com or send me an fb message or you can record a voice message in the link provided in the episode. Please consider supporting this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/everythingundertherainbow/support so that I can keep putting out this wonderful content from LGBTQIA+ folx around the world. Links referenced in the episode: www.rainbowembrace.com/resources for LGBTQIA+ resources, such as finding an affirming medical provider in the US. https://www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights Anchor.fm Nick Offermen in American Ham: https://www.netflix.com/title/70299862 Rainbow Folx Fitness: https://rainbowembrace.as.me/ use code FIRSTFREE to get your first LGBTQIA+ positive virtual exercise class free! Thank you for listening! Episodes will come out every other week.
45:09
November 27, 2020
The Gender Unicorn
Join Dr. Sami and Michael J Cavan in this weeks episode of Everything Under the Rainbow Podcast as we talk about coming out, history of trans folx in the military, transphobia and toxic masculinity in LGBTQIA+ spaces, shortcomings of the US medical community relating to transgender health, relationships, the gender unicorn and literally everything under the rainbow.  Michael J Cavan (he/him/his), identifies as an androgynous, omnisexual, transgender male. He currently works at Starbucks as a shift manager and is a full time psychology student who plans to get his master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. His goal is to use his degrees and life experience from being out and open for 10 years to help other members of the LGBTQ+ community in need of a support system, or in need of a resource along their own journey.  Michael began his transition 10 years ago. “No one was there for me when I started to transition. Where I come from, being transgender was unheard of, so I had no knowledge or help with what I was feeling. That caused me to feel alone and detached from the world, a feeling I never want anyone else to feel. While going back to school at 28 wasn’t what I expected, I welcome the challenge and look forward to the journey to come to ensure that I can be an advocate and assistance to my fellow LGBTQ+ community members.” You can chat with Michael here: https://www.facebook.com/MJpop4eva/ Intro excerpt by Andrea Aniroodh Presented by Rainbow Embrace Physical Therapy: Your Specialist in Inclusive and Informed Care Across the Gender Spectrum. Find out more here: www.rainbowembrace.com or on Instagram @rainbowembracept and twitter/fb @rainbowembrace If you are interested in being on an episode or if you have any concerns about information in the podcast, you can email me at drsami@rainbowembrace.com or you can record a voice message in the link provided in the episode. Please consider supporting this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/everythingundertherainbow/support so that I can keep putting out this wonderful content from LGBTQIA+ folx around the world. Links referenced in the episode: Please donate to Tiana here: https://www.facebook.com/donate/219700326483345/ or, preferably on Venmo here: @Tiana-Frederick www.rainbowembrace.com/resources for LGBTQIA+ resources, such as finding an affirming medical provider in the US. https://www.hrc.org/resources/transgender-military-service   Thank you for listening! Episodes will come out every other week.
57:30
November 13, 2020
Cargo Shorts and Baggy Sweatshirts
Dr. Sami talks with Zelene and Andie about all things queer including coming out, Andie's art, their adorable love story, Andie and my high school shenanigans and much more.  You can find Andie's artwork on facebook and instagram @weirdandie and on Etsy @theweirdandie. Much of her artwork lines the walls in my home and I can honestly say that she's my favorite artist. She does commissions on shoes as well as on canvas.  This episode is presented by Rainbow Embrace Physical Therapy, your specialist in inclusive and informed care across the gender spectrum. You can find out more about the Physical Therapy services I provide at www.rainbowembrace.com. Please donate to Tiana here: https://www.facebook.com/donate/219700326483345/ or, preferably on Venmo here: @Tiana-Frederick
45:52
October 30, 2020