Jan 31, 2019
Ep. 58: Wellness and Wack Democrats (Comin' for Kamala!)
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Ep 58: Wellness & Wack Democrats Money & Nikeeta are back from break and kicking off 20FINEteen talking wellness, wack democrats, and curved chronicles! Contribute to QueerWOC: https://www.paypal.me/QueerWOC IMPORTANT UPDATE: We have immediately stopped using PayPal. To make a donation or buy merch use CashAPP. $QueerWOCPod Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/queerwocpod Use the hashtag #QueerWOC to talk all things the podcast Send us an email or submit your Curved Chronicles: QueerWOCpod@gmail.com Book us for Stonewall 50th 00:06:33 QueerPOC of the Week (Some tech. difficulties in this segment so the audio's a bit off.) T.L. Lewis @talilaLewis Profile of T. L.Lewis that also highlights the case of John Wilson Jr. https://psmag.com/social-justice/the-30-top-thinkers-under-30-the-law-clerk-working-to-promote-justice-for-the-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing H.E.A.R.D. (Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of Deaf Communities) Learn more about HEARD here: http://behearddc.org/ Lewis’ Syllabus “Disability in the Age of Mass Incarceration Syllabus https://docs.google.com/document/d/1J1QaOHV4wNb2zM0VqOufyex1z4piJ9edPQPaI3Rk9Og/edit 00:12:32 Community Contributors Soliana, Shawnon, Amira, Shantise, Dey Link to Mignon Moore’s article “Lipsticks and Timbs” about Black lesbians gender presentation, and coming out. http://papers.ccpr.ucla.edu/index.php/pwp/article/download/1011/393/ Check out Shawnon Corprew’s wonderful book of poetry, “Where the Color Purple Grows: The Intersection of Loving and Fearing Black Queer Bodies”: https://www.amazon.com/Where-Color-Purple-Grows-Intersection/dp/1717081061 Congrats, and love to Dey, @lovelydey, who will be appearing on Canada’s “The Launch” Check out Dey’s smooth and dreamy vocals on her bop, “Sandman” Link to Sandman here: https://soundcloud.com/itsthatns/dey-sandman 00:24:37 Mental Moment with Money 7 Dimensions of Wellness Physical - Moving, eating well, sexual health screenings, sleep Social - Having a strong social network that provides support and guidance, social connectedness Environmental - Relationship with the Earth and your personal surroundings, declutter, recycle, you are a part of the ecosystem Financial - Planning financially, creating a budget, paying attention to your means Spiritual - Understanding and reevaluating the beliefs, valuels, and ethics that guide your life Emotional - Managing your emotions and feeling in control of them, Therapy, managing stress, managing anger, managing depression... Intellectual - Staying engaged in learning new things, new hobby, reading, puzzles, stay aware of sciopolitical issues 00:44:01 Word - Kamala tho? Delve into record of prosecutin’ & mass incarceratin’ Kamala Harris. Links from segment: Michelle Alexander’s New Jim Crow: http://newjimcrow.com/ Hannah Giorgis’ review of Kamala’s book “The Truths We Hold” (‘progressive prosecutor’ comes from here) https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/01/kamala-harris-truths-we-hold-review/579430/ Adam Gopnik’s Review of John Pfaff’s book, “Locked In” https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/04/10/how-we-misunderstand-mass-incarceration “Better Off Red” podcast interview with Kevin Cooper, the Black man on death row framed by San Bernadino Country Sherriff’s Department* (I accidentally said Sacremento) https://soundcloud.com/betteroffredpod/22-kevin-cooper-live-from-death-row Branko Marcetic’s Jacobin article “The Two Faces of Kamala Harris” https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/08/kamala-harris-trump-obama-california-attorney-general 1:23:50 No Topic this week Submit topics via #QueerWOC or shoot us an email at queerwocpod@gmail.com. 01:24:27 Curved Chronicles Money and Nikeeta talk about a little friendship tiff, Money has adventure w/ Boston Baddie Brigade, and Nikeeta & book took a jaunt to New Orleans. Email us your dating adventures at QueerWOCpod@gmail.com Follow Money| IG/Twitter @MelanatedMoney Follow Nikeeta| IG/Twitter @AfroBlazingGuns
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