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Possibilities Podcast

Possibilities Podcast

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In conversation with ideas, people and practices that create possibilities for us all.

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Process of Possibilities w/ kumari, Mari & Umang
It’s our season finale! This episode is a behind the scene reveal of the process of making this podcast! It features reflections and conversations between our team; kumari , Mari  and Umang.  We talk about the journeys towards this new team, highlights of the season and how this podcast has impacted us. We hope that this episode contains learnings and insights that support creating possibility in your lives. Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: lintr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL & Pantayo Art by: Umang Antariksh Sagar ID: Drawn image of kumari, Mari and Umang’s faces on a black starry background. kumari is in the top left corner, a brown person with short shaved side and cheek length wavy hair that is filled with light teal universe images. They are wearing purple glasses and looking forward. Mari is in the top right corner, a brown person with short hair that is filled with dark purple and blue universe images. They are looking forward with a silver septum ring and nose ring. And Umang at the bottom, a brown person with short blue and teal universe filled hair, a gold nose ring and earring, eyes closed angled up towards Mari and kumari. At the top centre in white block text reads: PROCESS OF POSSIBILITIES W/ KUMARI, MARI & UMANG
2:21:10
July 23, 2020
Possibilities of Eldership w/ leZlie maria lee kam
This episode features leZlie maria lee kam, a strong connector and relationship builder in our communities. We talk about supporting queer elders, how disability and age affect desireability, navigating sobriety in queer communitites and advocating for youself and others.  leZlie is a true storyteller and among other gems, recounts a hilarious story about a mango! Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL & Pantayo Art by: Umang Antariksh Sagar ID: Drawn image of leZlie maria lee kam’s face. A Trini, Carib, Indo-Chinese Callaloo person with short hair filled with deep purple and black universe images. She is smiling into the camera. The background is black and in the upper left corner contains white block text reading: “IF ANYTHING THIS VIRUS TEACHES US IS THAT WE HAVE TO GO BACK TO OUR ROOTS OF SUPPORTING EACH OTHER” - LEZLIE MARIA LEE KAM R
1:48:41
July 16, 2020
Reframing Gender Panel with Tsholo, Gitanjali, Kusha, Jade
This episode was our first live taping and part of the Reframing Gender Exhibit curated by Jason Cyrus. This panel brings together the collective perspectives of Tsholo Khalema (@tsholovisions), Gitanjali Lena(@stringhopperz), Kusha Dadui(@sleeplesbaba) and Jade Da Costa(@bluishgreenflower), to talk about the ways we understand gender within ourselves and the world. We talk about performing gender, diasporic fashion feels, connecting to family and finding people who appreciate our essence. More about Reframing Gender Exhibit can be found at  https://reframinggender.wixsite.com/reframinggender Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL and Pantayo Art by: Umang
49:44
July 9, 2020
Possibilities of Horror and Community with Patrick Salvani AKA Ms. Nookie Galore
This episode, we chat with the magnificent Patrick Salvani (@santotricks) AKA Ms. Nookie Galore who community builds through drag, food and their love of horror. We talk about the Drag Musical, connecting to your body and sexuality through drag, being your authentic self and getting paid. Patrick is a holder of community knowledge and shares the importance of creating spaces to be our messy selves in order to reveal excellence in us all. Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: Lal & Pantayo Art by: Umang ID: Drawn image of Patrick aka Ms. Nookie Galore’s face. A Filipinx person wearing a toque hat filled with deep purple and black universe images. They have a short dark brown beard and are wearing white makeup around his eyes. He is looking forward and wearing black lipstick. The background is black and in the upper left corner contains white block text reading: “MY IDEA IS TO REINVENT HORROR STORYTELLING INTO A COMMUNITY BUILDING TOOL” - PATRICK SALVANI AKA MS. NOOKIE GALORE
1:00:13
July 2, 2020
Possibilities of Choosing Yourself with Kiley May
This episode, we chat with the wonderful Kiley May, a space carver that is opening up possibilities for trans and Indigenous people and stories to be shared with the world. We talk about the double edged sword of positivity, straddling worlds, learning to love yourself, navigating the film industry, The May Test and legacy. This episode is a call to action to support the work of trans people and Black, Indigenous and people of colour, affirming that when we do - we are creating the worlds that we want to be in. Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript at linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: Lal & Pantayo Art by: Umang Antariksh Sagar ID: Drawn image of Kiley May’s face. An Indigenous person with wavy hair beyond her shoulders is filled with deep blue and purple universe images. Her hair flows beyond the image frame. She is looking forward with rosy cheeks and a gentle smile. The background is black and in the upper left corner contains white block text reading: “I HAVE TO BE THE ONE TO WRITE MY OWN STORIES” - KILEY MAY
1:05:34
June 25, 2020
Possibilities of Living In Your Power w/ Ravyn Ariah Wngz
This episode, we chat with the incredible Ravyn Wngz (@ravynwngz). Ravyn is a leader and truth teller whose fortitude and grace holds revolutionary power. We talk about grief, transformation through burlesque, working within our communities, finding your voice and how ideas of safety shape how we protect and hurt each other. This episode shares a whole lot of wisdom, learning and power towards our individual and collective liberation. Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Music by: @lalworld and @pantayomusic Art by: @umangsagar_ ID: Drawn image of Ravyn Wngz’s face. A Black person with hair beyond her shoulders is filled with fuschia and purple universe images. Her hair flows beyond the image frame. She is looking forward with a slight smile. She is wearing a black toque with large yellow letters on the rim that spell L O V E. In the upper left corner contains white block text reading: “THE VALUE OF LIFE BECOMES MORE APPARENT AFTER GRIEF”- RAVYN ARIAH WNGZ
1:54:05
June 18, 2020
Possibilities of Listening w/ Alexis Pauline Gumbs
The first episode of our new season dives into the power of listening, honing interconnectedness, honouring elders, and cultivating ceremony and practices of freedom with the brilliant expansive genius Alexis Pauline Gumbs (@alexispauline). This interview transcends time, as Alexis shares the necessity of knowing and transforming harmful institutions and systems in our lifetimes. This episode is also right on time, as today (June 11) is Alexis’s father’s birthday and tomorrow is Alexis’s birthday. Happy birthday to Clyde Gumbs and happy birthday in advance to Alexis! We are all blessed by the gifts of your being and your listening. Links to Transcripts and Patreon at linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Music by: @lalworld and @pantayomusic Art by: @umangsagar_
1:37:31
June 11, 2020
Accountability Buddies w/Elisha Lim
In this episode I chat with renowned graphic novelist and my dear friend Elisha Lim about our weekly accountability practice. We talk about how we hold each other accountable, what we bring to the table and what the practice gives us.  Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor and anywhere else you listen to podcasts. Music by LAL and Pantayo. Art by @itsumangsagar Follow us on instagram @possibilitiespodcast
1:07:24
September 16, 2019
In Conversation with D'Loco Kid
In this episode I chat with the amazing queer/trans Sri Lankan-American comic, writer and actor D'Loco Kid. We talk about personal storytelling, the ritual of performance and the magic of queer character work, transmasculinity, connecting across continents, connecting with the divine, learning from mentorship, and navigating Hollywood.  #GetDLoANetflixSpecial Music by LAL and Pantayo. Art by @itsumangsagar Follow us on instagram @possibilitiespodcast
1:09:01
July 4, 2019
Pleasure Activism with adrienne maree brown
This episode features a rich, laughter filled conversation with social justice facilitator and New York Times best-selling author of Pleasure Activism, adrienne maree brown!  We talk about the trust, transformation, being satisfiable, radical honesty and rejection, creative practice, god and the healing power of sitting on Octavia Butler's face. Music by LAL and Pantayo. Follow us on instagram @possibilitiespodcast p.s.- book mentioned by adrienne is Fumbling Towards Repair by Mariame Kaba and Shira Hassan.  
1:07:28
June 11, 2019