Mar 27, 2019
Ep 62: Smash, Marry, Exile
Play • 1 hr 40 min
On this episode of #QueerWOC, Money explains what triggers are and why we get triggered, Nikeeta finishes up her word by explaining how not liberating Zionism is, and we play a QueerWOC spin on a familiar game. Also, Money has given up on dating… for the 749th time :) Where to find us: IG - @queerwocpod Twitter - @queerwocpod FB - https://www.facebook.com/QueerWOCpod/ Contribute to QueerWOC via CashApp: $QueerWOCPod Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/queerwocpod Do The Rs: Rate, Review, Request, Repost, Retweet, and Reply! Use the hashtag #QueerWOC to talk all things the podcast T shirts Send us an email or submit your Curved Chronicles: QueerWOCpod@gmail.com Book us for Stonewall 50th 00:06:44 QueerWOC of the Week Amy Sueyoshi http://www.apiqwtc.org/banquet/phoenix-award-honorees/ Amy Sueyoshi is receiving the 2019 Phoenix award from API QWTC, Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community. Amy is also a founding co-curator of the GLBT History Museum, the first queer history museum in the United States where they continue to volunteer. Since 2010 Amy has curated five exhibits on queers of color, two of which exclusively covered Asians and Pacific Islanders. 00:14:10 Community Contributors Sami for hitting the cashapp New Patrons: Nik, Stef, Juju Shoutout to Nyree and Massachusetts 00:19:00 Mental Moment with Money What is a trigger? Triggers are people, words, opinions, situations, or environmental situations that provoke an intense and excessive emotional reaction within us. Common emotions that we experience while being triggered include anger, rage, sadness, and fear. Virtually anything can trigger us, a trigger depends on the experience. https://lonerwolf.com/emotional-triggers/ Why do we get triggered? 2 main reasons Trauma –We get triggered when we see, hear, taste, touch, or smell something that reminds us of the previous traumatic circumstance. For example, a rape victim might be triggered when they see a person with a beard bc their attacker had a beard. An adult who never fit in as a child may feel triggered when seeing groups of people have fun. Ego preservation – The ego is the sense of self or “I” we carry around. When our egos are challenged or hurt by others, we are prone to becoming triggered – immediately. 00:39:51 Word Zionism In part two of Nikeeta’s Ilhan thoughts, she explains why Zionism is anything but a radical liberation movement. 1:15:37 Topic Smash, Marry, Exile Money and Nikeeta play a familiar game. 01:31:44 Curved Chronicles Money has given up on pursuing love and has turned all of her attention to finishing this damn dissertation! If you want her, you’re gonna have to be loud about it… like the woman in the bathroom! Is your dating life more exciting than ours? Don’t forget to send us your dating woes and wins to QueerWOCpod@gmail.com Follow Money| IG/Twitter @MelanatedMoney Follow Nikeeta| IG/Twitter @AfroBlazingGuns
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