Apr 25, 2019
Ep 64: Yall Alright?
Play • 1 hr 45 min
On this episode of QueerWOC The Podcast, We celebrate #QueerWOC of the week, activist, writer, and director, Nneka Onuorah @nikes_nae, in light of the passing of young black queer teen #NigelShelby (Ashe), Money gives 5 tips on how we can better support queer youth, Nikeeta offers some thoughts about we can better think, write, and talk about political economy and culture, we answer a listener’s letter about how to deal with changing needs in a relationship, Money is changing how she talks about dating, and Nikeeta chats a bit about how she and her bae maintain their relationship. Listen now, do the R’s, and join the convo using #QueerWOCpod Where to find us: IG & Twitter - @queerwocpod FB - https://www.facebook.com/QueerWOCpod/ Tumblr - www.QueerWOC.com Listen to us on Google, soundcloud, stitcher, Apple Podcast App, or castbox Contribute to QueerWOC via CashApp: $QueerWOCPod Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/queerwocpod Love us out loud by doing The R’s: Rate, Review, Request, Repost, Retweet, and Reply! Use the hashtag #QueerWOC to talk all things the podcast T shirts - order a shirt by emailing us the size, color, and design you want Send us an email or submit your Curved Chronicles: QueerWOCpod@gmail.com Book us for Stonewall 50th 00:07:03 QueerWOC of the Week Activist, writer, and director Nneka Onuorah @nikes_nae 00:10:30 Community Contributors Shout out to the new patrons Alli, Kris and Berna, Uzo, Lauren Cashapp from Crystal & Chyla Tweet from @BrownGirlGrad 3 new reviews on iTunes #PodinLiveNYC RSVP now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/podinlivenyc-podcast-meet-up-2019-tickets-60457502016 00:21:27 Mental Moment with Money 15 year old Nigel Shelby Huntsville High School Rocket City Pride GLSEN Greater Huntsville Ways to support Queer Youth Use LGBT Affirming language - Language has a huge impact on the way we see others and ourselves, and yet, language is constantly changing. That is why it is important to familiarize yourself and keep up-to-date with LGBT-related terms and concepts Be visible - support lgbt student groups, correct others, attend events, post things, make your space visible, have books by and about queer folks Know their challenges - who are the bullies, what is happening that might impact queer students? Know the resources - websites, counselors, community centers, role models, peers Help them socially connect Volunteer or give back in other ways 00:45:59 Word: Political Economy of Cultural Industries Nikeeta offers some insights on how we can better think about culture I Mix What I Like book: https://www.amazon.com/Mix-What-Like-Mixtape-Manifesto/dp/1849350574 Convo w/ Tressie Cottom and Roxane Gay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wf4xd3N_6Po 1:16:00 Topic Letter from Briene of Tarth, who wrote us on her anniversary about her DJ girlfriend 01:34:14 Curved Chronicles Nikeeta is still lovingly boo’d up, and Money is working on the way she talks about dating 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 And you’ve listened to episode 64 of QueerWOC The Podcast
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