Family Secrets
Family Secrets
Oct 15, 2020
You Used to Smile
45 min

The smart, opinionated, funny women who raised Saeed Jones—his mother and his grandmother—had a profound influence on his identity. But it was the things they couldn’t talk about that echoed the loudest with Saeed as he began to navigate adulthood, trying to figure out where he fit in as a gay Black man from the South.

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This Is Actually Happening
This Is Actually Happening
Wondery
169: Happenings Vol 2: Kinks & Fetishes - What if you were an Adult Baby Diaper Lover?
“I would do everything I could that had to happen to engage with this object that I needed to do and then I would bury it….And I had to realize at a certain point that it was just not going to work.” Producers: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits Social Media: Instagram: @actuallyhappening Website: www.thisisactuallyhappening.com Andrew Waits: andrdewwaits.com Today’s episode featured Maz. His story and came to us by way of Dixie De La Tour of Bawdy Storytelling. Maz is a regular volunteer, educator, and leader in the kink community in Omaha Nebraska. He and his kink family, House St. James, have run the Sex-positive adult education organization, Omaha Dinner and Demos, for the last 3 years. If you would like more information about Maz, House St.James, or Omaha Dinner and Demos, you can find them all on FetLife at House_St_James. House St.James: https://fetlife.com/users/8118928 Maz: https://fetlife.com/users/263789 Dinner and Demos group page: https://fetlife.com/groups/119528   Special thanks to Sexual Folklorist Dixie De La Tour, Creator and Host of the incredible sex and storytelling series, Bawdy Storytelling. Dixie and Bawdy Storytelling have been running live storytelling events for almost 14 years (and a podcast for 4 of those years), and recently received a ‘Best Erotic Podcast’ Award from Oprah Magazine. You can find out more about Bawdy Storytelling’s podcasts and livestream shows at bawdystorytelling.com. Listen to the Bawdy Storytelling podcast at  http://bit.ly/bawdypodcast On Twitter: @Bawdy On Instagram: @bawdystorytelling On Facebook:  www.Facebook.com/BawdyStorytelling On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Bawdy On YouTube : http://bit.ly/BawdyTV Support the Show: Support The Show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/happening Engage with the Community: Join the This Is Actually Happening Discussion Group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/201783687561039/ Shop at the Store: The This Is Actually Happening online store is now officially open. Follow this link https://www.teepublic.com/stores/this-is-actually-happening-store?ref_id=9467 to access branded t-shirts, posters, stickers and more from the shop.  Content/Trigger Warnings: fetish, age play, sexually explicit scenes, explicit language Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper Music Bed: “Re-Entry” – Lee Rosevere   Services If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255  National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264 National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) Crisis Text Line: Within the US, text HOME to 741741
40 min
Terrible, Thanks For Asking
Terrible, Thanks For Asking
American Public Media
Happyish Holidays 2020
This episode features conversations with people doing the best they can in difficult circumstances. Like Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, whose husband Dr. Paul Kalanithi was a notable and rising brain surgeon who wrote When Breath Becomes Air, a bestselling memoir about his fatal battle with cancer. And comedian Amber Tozer, who tells a funny and poignant story about walking in on her mother’s wedding… on Christmas Day. We will also talk with some of the women of the Hot Young Widows Club on their hopes and dreams for the upcoming year. Plus, stories of people’s worst Holidays ever. This year, we’re bringing our Happyish Holidays episode to you in a new way...a live video stream brought to you by our sponsor Shutterfly. RSVP at HappyishHolidays.com Our twice-monthly newsletter features behind-the-scenes content, previews of upcoming episodes and more. Sign up. When you shop our Bookshop.org store, you support the author, independent bookstores AND our show! Shop here. Shop for your favorite TTFA gear at TTFAmerch.com Read the transcript for this episode here. You can catch up with TTFA on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using @ttfapodcast. Nora's Instagram is @noraborealis. TTFA is public media. Which means we are supported by you. You can join us with a contribution at ttfa.org/donate Go to HappyishHolidays.com to RSVP to the livestream event! And check out our sponsors this week: Shutterfly: shutterfly.com Help A Human Out: helpahumanout.co Still Kickin’: stillkickin.co
50 min
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