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The Queerience

By The Queerience
A show about elevating the stories and voices of the LGBTQIA+ Community. Join me, Sarah, your host as we navigate the queer community one rainbow at a time.
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The Queerience Podcast with Nia and Ness
Hello! Welcome back to a brand new episode of the Queerience Podcast. This week I`m joined by Nia & Ness are a Black, out-lesbian couple and performance-art duo, whose work serves as a visual-auditory diary of their daily lives. They believe that it’s necessary for their specific stories, as Black lesbian women, to be shared, and it is their responsibility to share them. Since officially starting their company in 2016, their work and love have transformed into something greater than the art and lives they initially dreamed of. They’ve toured two evening-length works, given speeches about their activism and shared their love at universities, colleges, conferences, festivals, churches, parks, bars and homes nationwide, and have been featured on multiple radio, tv and written news outlets. Taking their work beyond performances, they’ve recently launched their podcast, Reclaiming Love with Nia & Ness on Spotify, iTunes and iHeartRadio. Nia & Ness are currently based in Rosendale, New York. Follow their journey on social media @niaandness and visit their website at niaandness.com. For even more up to date info and how to support Nia in The BGP & PSO Fundraiser showcase visit https://linktr.ee/niaandness Follow the Queerience! Instagram:@thequeeriencepodcast  Twitter:@thequeerience
25:35
May 8, 2021
The Queerience Featuring Uche Onwa
Hello Everyone! Welcome back to this weeks episode of the Queerience. This week I`m joined by Uche Onwa Co- Director of The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP) as we discuss the prison industrial complex, ICE and we why they need to be abolished as well as the work QDEP is doing to help. Listen to his story here on Queerience. QDEP assists folks coming out of immigration detention in securing  structural, health/wellness, educational, legal, and emotional support  and services. They work to organize around the structural barriers and  state violence that LGBTQIA TS & GNC detainee/undocumented folks  face related to their immigration status, race, sexuality, and gender  expression/ identity. Uchechukwu Onwa (he/him/his) is a Nigerian born organizer, trainer,  abolitionist and movement strategist, who fled his home country due to  the repression and persecution he faced as a gay man. He is a member of  the Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project (BLMP) with over 8 years of  experience working in community outreach, public health, and human  rights. He is a high-impact voice for the LGBTQ+ community and a social  justice advocate. He previously worked for the International Center for  Advocacy on Rights to Health (ICARH) in Abuja, Nigeria coordinating an  HIV prevention program and conducting human rights advocacy work for  LGBTQ+ communities. Upon his arrival in the US, Uche continued his  health advocacy and human rights work by engaging in high-level work.  Since March 2019 Uche has been organizing with QDEP, focusing on  building and strengthening the membership base while maintaining  partnerships and coalitions with other organizations. He also leads  QDEP’s Leadership Development Program for Cisgender Queer and Trans  Women, and Gender Non-Conforming People. Uche’s work has been featured  in Windy City Times, Sunderland, Plus Magazine, Buzzfeed, Pulitzer Center and more. When he is not organizing for queer and trans immigrants’  liberation you can find him doing some fun thing with his tribes. Follow Uche! @famousval992 Follow QDEP instagram-Queerdep Linktr.ee/QDEP National Suicide Hotline 800-273-8255 Follow the Queerience! @thequeeriencepodcast
36:38
April 24, 2021
The Queerience Podcast Ft Sabine Maxine Lopez
Hello Everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Queerience! This week I`m joined by founder and owner of A Tribe Called Queer Sabine Maxine Lopez (she/they) Sabine is a queer Black, Indigenous hard  femme from Los Angeles, California. A natural born multi-hyphenate,  Sabine dabbles in many different areas of creativity. You can find her  expressing herself through design, writing, photography, fashion, and  much more. A Tribe Called Queer is a multidisciplinary brand that features a gender  neutral and size inclusive clothing line, podcast, zine, virtual events,  and a blog. A Tribe Called Queer was created by Sabine Maxine Lopez in  an effort to create thought provoking designs that make a statement  without saying a word. Hope you enjoy This weeks episode! Its our lives its an experience its the Queerience Follow A Tribe Called Queer: ATribecalledqueer.com Instagram: Atribecalledqueer Black lives Matter Resources: Blacklivesmatter.com https://www.cazenovia.edu/about/diversity/growing-list-resources-support-black-lives-matter-movement https://eyeondesign.aiga.org/a-growing-black-lives-matter-resource-list-for-designers-and-humans/ https://www.myacpa.org/blogs/black-lives-matter/black-lives-matter-resources Support the Trans community: https://action.aclu.org/petition/support-trans-student-athletes https://transequality.org/issues/resources/52-things-you-can-do-transgender-equality Ways to support the AAPI Community Follow: @ihollagram, @advancingjustice_aajc @aapiwomenlead @stopaapihatenyc @aapiproogressiveaction Dont forget to subscribe!
26:15
April 17, 2021
The Queerience Featuring Annette Covrigaru
Hello Everyone! Welcome back to this weeks episode of The Queerience! I`m so excited this week to have on Annette Covrigaru(they/them) on the show this week! Annette Covrigaru is a gay/bigender  American-Israeli writer and photographer from Long Island, NY. A Pushcart and Best of the Net nominated @LambdaLiterary Fellow and @HaifaHolocaustStudies M.A., their poetry & prose have appeared in @peachmgzn, @voicemailpoems, @lunchticket & @spunkartandperspectives, among others. Annette is the author of the chapbook Reality In Bloom (@ursusamericanuspress). They live and roller skate in Brooklyn. Find them here: Instagram: a.cov_ Website: annettecovrigaru.com All proceeds from buying Reality in Bloom with go directly to Healing and Justice for QTPOC @nqttcn  Linktr.ee/nqttcn Queerience is now on twitter! @thequeeriencep1 instagram: @thequeeriencepodcast Ways to support the AAPI Community Follow: @ihollagram, @advancingjustice_aajc @aapiwomenlead @stopaapihatenyc @aapiproogressiveaction Dont forget to subscribe!
21:39
April 10, 2021
The Queerience with Gabriel Harlan
Hello and Welcome to this weeks episode of The Queerience! This week I`m joined by Gabriel Harlan (he/him/she/her).  Gabriel has spent the last three summers, on the gay beaches on the east coast.  He’s the only person of color, in recent history, to work full-time on fire island and in Provincetown,  consecutively. What started as a survival strategy, after being fired from a restaurant, turned into an opportunity to work with gay icons like Lea Delaria, Justin Vivian Bond, and BenDelaCreme. As Chief Curator of Hospitality for a Provincetown based event production company, Gabriel is proud to use his position to elevate and employ fellow queer people of color. Follow him on Instagram: @gabegabrielgoeshard Bespoke Soirèes New England Follow Queerience! @thequeeriencepodcast  thequeeriencepodcast@gmail.com Ways to support the AAPI Community Follow: @ihollagram, @advancingjustice_aajc @aapiwomenlead @stopaapihatenyc @aapiproogressiveaction 
34:52
March 28, 2021
The Queerience Featuring Brandon Smith
Hello! Welcome back to another episode of the Queerience podcast! I`m your host Sarah Brown (she/her) this week I`m joined by Brandon C Smith an NYC Actor,singer,producer and co/owner of Golden Boi Productions a queer owned production company in Brooklyn.  Brandon believes in the idea of telling your own stories especially in a world trying to silence it. Currently Brandon and his company are producing a documentary "Golden: a reflection" based on the story of a young black boy returning to his joy.  Hope you enjoy this weeks episode of The Queerience!  Follow Brandon! Instagram: @Brandonsmith.arts @goldenboipr The Queerience: Instagram: @thequeeriencepodcast Email: Thequeeriencepodcast@gmail.com Mental health resources: https://translifeline.org/ Translifeline: 877-565-8860 Sucide prevention hotline: 1-800-273-TALK Trevor Project: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/resources/ https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/mental-health-resources/
24:07
March 20, 2021
The Queerience featuring Sonny Oram from Qwear Fashion
Welcome back to another episode of The Queerience Podcast I`m your host Sarah Brown (she/her) This week I`m joined by Sonny Oram (they/them/he/him) from Qwear Fashion. Qwear Fashion is a community platform raising LGBTQIA+ voices in fashion. Follow Qwear fashion! Instagram/twitter/facebook/ Qwear Fashion https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9gLMeBOhucQkfoJjDZ8Eg Website: https://www.qwearfashion.com/ Follow Queerience! Instagram: TheQueeriencepodcast Email: Thequeeriencepodcast@gmail.com
30:06
March 14, 2021
The Queerience W/ Revered Rhina Ramos
Hello! Welcome back to a brand new episode of The Queerience in this weeks episode I`m joined by Reverend Rhina Ramos from Ministerio Latino, Rev. Rhina Ramos leads Ministerio Latino in Oakland, CA. Her call to  ministry was to create a space where Latinx LGBTQI immigrants are  welcomed and loved and thus she began this faith community in December  2011. Pastor Rhina has 25 years of experience in non-profit work. Before  being a full-time pastor, Pastor Rhina was a lawyer, a community  organizer, a facilitator, non-profit manager and instigator. Originally  from El Salvador, she is proud to come from the land of volcanoes.  Pastor Rhina also leads a national United Church of Christ Program  called Proyecto Encuentros Gracia y Bienvenida to create LGBTQI  inclusivity and visibility. You can find out more about Ministerio Latino here: https://www.facebook.com/Ministerio-Latino-Latino-Ministry-625604760851448/ Instagram/Facebook: The Queerience
20:55
January 14, 2021
The Queerience Featuring Mike Johnson and Kyle Getz of The Gayish Podcast
Hello Everyone, Welcome back to this Weeks Episode of the Queerience I`m your host Sarah Brown (she/her) and this week I`m joined by The boy of the Gayish Podcast Mike Johnson and Kyle Getz. This week we talk about the pandemic, the election and being queer.  CW/TW: Mentions of Sucide, depression and anxiety happen in this weeks episode. Featured in Buzzfeed, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, and Queerty, Gayish is an award-nominated podcast that breaks down one gay stereotype each  week. Mike and Kyle bring humor, honesty, and irreverence to topics like  the hanky code, depression, and open relationships.Mike Johnson is a computer programmer living in Seattle, WA. Born and raised in  Eastern Washington, he came out as gay in 2008 at the age of 30. He is  an alumnus of Eastern Washington University, where he joined a  fraternity (and still volunteers).  He’s also a musician, drives a Jeep,  and loves beer. Kyle Getz is a writer living in Seattle,  WA with his dog Reynolds.  He grew up in Katy, TX, and went to school  at The University of Texas at Austin. Kyle came out when he was 19, and  continues to come out all the time since most people confuse his height  as a sign of straightness. Kyle enjoys top 40 pop music, wearing  t-shirts and jeans, and trying to pretend that he didn’t forget your  name. More at kylegetz.com.  Instagram/facebook: Gayishpodcast  Website Gayish podcast.com Resources: gaycenter.org Translifeline.org https://neaedjustice.org/black-lives-matter-school-resources/
28:60
December 28, 2020
Lesbian Bars With Charles Hayes
Welcome to another Episode of the Queerience! It feels so good to be back! This week I`m joined by Charles Hayes as he talks about his work with the Lesbian Bar Project, Labels, queer bars and more! If you want to know how you can get involved with the Lesbian Bar Project go to Lesbianbarproject.com Charles Hayes IV is an NYC-based Producer. TV & Film Credits include  HBO, CBS, Warner Bros., ABC, Marvel, Netflix, Scott Rudin Productions  (Fences), Showtime, the Food Network, GQ, and Fisher-Price. Theater  Credits: Corkscrew Theater Festival, Frigid Festival, and the Samuel  French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival. His latest short film, An  Occurrence at Arverne, was most recently a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere.  Charles’ unshakeable faith commands an unrelenting focus. “Knowing the  power of loving oneself” is the paramount principle to this  rising-juggernaut Producer. Instagram-lunchboxx4 Queerience info: instagram/facebook: The Queerience podcast Twitter:sbrownsays Email: Brown.sarah1012@gmail.com
29:25
December 3, 2020
Queer Link With Rhi Collins
Hello Everyone! Welcome back to a brand new episode of The Queerience Podcast! This week I`m joined by Rhi Collins the creator of Queer Link a platform for Non-binary Folx. You can catch new episodess next week so make sure to follow them on Instagram @queerlink and @sol_rhi for updates!  Thanks so much for listening! Facebook: The Queerience podcast Instagram: @thequeeriencepodcast BLM Resources: @justiceforgeorge @justiceforfloydct @nj4forgeorgefloyd @blacktranstravelfund @blackxcollective @theokraproject TRANS LED/EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTIAL | SHELTERS IN NEED OF FUNDS: HOUSE OF TULIP https://houseoftulip.org/make-a-donation HOUSE OF RESILIENCE https://www.gofundme.com/f/HOUSETRANSWOMENOFCOLOR?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&rcid=65a3a9af48c94a05b53f3b7dd95461e8 A PLACE TO CALL HOME https://www.gofundme.com/f/lets-get-them-permanent-housing SisTers PGH https://www.sisterspgh.org/ https://www.paypal.me/sisterspgh TRANSITIONS : LYNDON HOUSE https://secure.actblue.com/donate/blackandpinklydon More Trans resources: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/black---pink-1 (Black & Pink is a national prison abolitionist organization  dedicated to dismantling the criminal punishment system and the harms  caused to LGBTQ+ people and people living with HIV/AIDS who are affected  by the system through advocacy, support, and organizing.) https://www.rhd.org/morrishome/ Trans Residential recovery program (Philadelphia) https://www.glitsinc.org/donate https://transgenderlawcenter.org/ https://blacktrans.org/campaigns/the-merci-mack-fund/ http://www.tgijp.org/ More resources: https://linktr.ee/Indyamoore
31:27
September 10, 2020
Media Representation With James Arthur
Hello Everyone! Welcome back to the Queerience! This Week I`m here with James Arthur  hes an actor, podcaster, comedian, activist, a champion for love  & justice, self-proclaimed sexy blerd living in San Francisco. Catch  his hit podcast Minority Korner running  for over 250 episodes tackling the news, pop culture, politics,  history, life from an intersectional lens. He's worked as a host and  correspondent Marvel Entertainment, as well as on shows Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (NBC), Tell Me A Story (CBS All Access). You can learn the moves from your favorite music videos Saturdays at 2pm PST on Zoom sign up for  Free! Follow James! IG: Jamesarthurm mjamesarthur.com Minority Korner: http://minoritykorner.libsyn.com/ Queerience: IG,FB: The Queerience Podcast Email: Thequeeriencepodcast@gmail.com BLM Resources: @justiceforgeorge @justiceforfloydct @nj4forgeorgefloyd @blacktranstravelfund @blackxcollective @theokraproject TRANS LED/EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTIAL | SHELTERS IN NEED OF FUNDS: HOUSE OF TULIP https://houseoftulip.org/make-a-donation HOUSE OF RESILIENCE https://www.gofundme.com/f/HOUSETRANSWOMENOFCOLOR?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&rcid=65a3a9af48c94a05b53f3b7dd95461e8 A PLACE TO CALL HOME https://www.gofundme.com/f/lets-get-them-permanent-housing SisTers PGH https://www.sisterspgh.org/ https://www.paypal.me/sisterspgh TRANSITIONS : LYNDON HOUSE https://secure.actblue.com/donate/blackandpinklydon More Trans resources: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/black---pink-1 (Black & Pink is a national prison abolitionist organization dedicated to dismantling the criminal punishment system and the harms caused to LGBTQ+ people and people living with HIV/AIDS who are affected by the system through advocacy, support, and organizing.) https://www.rhd.org/morrishome/ Trans Residential recovery program (Philadelphia) https://www.glitsinc.org/donate https://transgenderlawcenter.org/ https://blacktrans.org/campaigns/the-merci-mack-fund/ http://www.tgijp.org/ More resources: https://linktr.ee/Indyamoore
49:27
August 6, 2020
Inside My Box Crossover Episode With Janelle Lawrence
Hello everyone welcome back to this weeks episode of The Queerience podcast! A show all about elevating the voices and stories of the LGBTQIA+ Community. This week I`m joined by Janelle Lawrence! (They/Them) Janelle is an Afro Latinx Composer, Writer, Director and Podcast host of Inside My Box a podcast. In this special crossover episode we discuss the ongoing pandemic and the revolution happening at this very moment. Hope you enjoy this weeks episode! Follow Janelle! https://insidemyboxpodcast.wixsite.com/podcast IG: Janellemaire www.janellelawrence.com Queerience stuff! IG: @queeriencepodcast Email: thequeeriencepodcast@gmail.com Facebook: The Queerience podcast Leave a review! BLM Resources: @justiceforgeorge @justiceforfloydct @nj4forgeorgefloyd @blacktranstravelfund @blackxcollective @theokraproject TRANS LED/EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTIAL | SHELTERS IN NEED OF FUNDS: HOUSE OF TULIP https://houseoftulip.org/make-a-donation HOUSE OF RESILIENCE https://www.gofundme.com/f/HOUSETRANSWOMENOFCOLOR?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&rcid=65a3a9af48c94a05b53f3b7dd95461e8 A PLACE TO CALL HOME https://www.gofundme.com/f/lets-get-them-permanent-housing SisTers PGH https://www.sisterspgh.org/ https://www.paypal.me/sisterspgh TRANSITIONS : LYNDON HOUSE https://secure.actblue.com/donate/blackandpinklydon More Trans resources: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/black---pink-1 (Black & Pink is a national prison abolitionist organization dedicated to dismantling the criminal punishment system and the harms caused to LGBTQ+ people and people living with HIV/AIDS who are affected by the system through advocacy, support, and organizing.) https://www.rhd.org/morrishome/ Trans Residential recovery program (Philadelphia) https://www.glitsinc.org/donate https://transgenderlawcenter.org/ https://blacktrans.org/campaigns/the-merci-mack-fund/ http://www.tgijp.org/ More resources: https://linktr.ee/Indyamoore
54:21
July 30, 2020
Marly Hamilton aka LVDR Beauty
Hello Folx! Welcome to another episode of the queerience! I hope your all staying safe during this time and i hope to take your mind off things for just a little while! On this episode I sit down with content creator, beauty guru, and make up artist LVNDR Beauty AKA Marly Hamilton we discuss the industry today and being a trans black women in the beauty community.  If you want to know more about Marly:  IG/FB/YOUTUBE: LVNDR Beauty  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH7U74Db8GwL0l7znayGfDA Queerience! IG/FB:@thequeeriencepodcast email:thequeeriencepodcast@gmail.com
32:06
March 20, 2020
Quarantine Withe Queerience
Hello folx, First of all I hope your all safe and healthy! if you feel sick stay home and work from home if you can. If your looking for assistance and need basic supplies check out @whattranslookslike on IG they are doing a drive for toiletries, food etc.  Check out WHO.com for the lastest info on the COVID-19 virus. Please donate to your local food bank if you can and donate to organizations helping out if you can!  Welcome to another episode of the queerience the quarantine episode! This week I decided to just sit down and have a chat with you all to check in, We talk about baking, my latest netfilx obsession and how to stay sane during this pandemic.  Tune in next week for another episode of Quarantine with the Queerience! @queeriencepodcast IG/FB
06:07
March 18, 2020
Carolyn Bergier
Welcome back to the Queerience! A show about life through a queer lens. This week I`m joined by the incredibly funny Carolyn Bergier form the Dyking out Podcast! In this episode we talk about everything from coming out, the L word and the best lesbian bar in the US. So join me your host Sarah brown on this weeks episode of the Queerience.  Wanna know more about guest? Look no further than below! Instagram: @Dykingout @tgicarolyn and follow her co-shot too! @melodykamali Facebook: @Dykingout linktr.ee/dykingout carolynbergier.com- CBcomedy.com for stand up dates! @Queerience-instagram and facebook Did you like an episode? hate it? send all your thoughts and business inquiries to: thequeeriencepodcast@gmail.com
36:08
March 6, 2020
Lets Talk about Sex
Hello folx! I`m back with 3 new episodes! Introducing the Sex Series. 3 episodes all about that 3 letter word sex. From educators, to sex workers I`ll be talking to people from every aspect to get there take on what it all really means and how we can make sex less taboo. So join me your host Sarah brown as we deep dive into the ever changing world of Sex. See you in 2020 queerdos!
01:27
December 27, 2019
Queer Arabs Podcast
Hello my lovely queerdos! Happy Pride!! This week I am joined by Ellie, Alia and Ahmed from the Queer Arabs podcast!  We had such a great time discussing the issues happening among the LGBTQIA+ community. Make sure and follow them on @queerarabs to catch all their episodes! Follow Queerience @thequeeriencepodcast and check out my patreon for everything queer!
26:14
June 5, 2019
Queerience Episode 1 Rev Yolanda
People!! Welcome to the Queerience! Each week I will be talking with a new guest on everything Queer! This week I talk with Rev Yolanda who is the Minister at Church With a 2 Drink Minimum and what their life has been like as a Spiritual Leader. Want to know more? Visit their website at Yolanda.net for tickets to their service, events and more!  Instagram/facebook:@thequeeriencepodcast Patreon: The Queerience Podcast
15:50
March 26, 2019