Summary: QueerlySpoken is a monthly storytelling podcast focused on revealing the unique experiences of LGBTQ youth. Each month, three storytellers share and discuss their personal stories with our hosts. An ongoing project of One Million Kids For Equality, QueerlySpoken is dedicated to cultivating the stories of the next generation of queer voices and sharing them with a wider audience.
We’re back for Season two! In the premiere episode, we get caught up on our summer, talk about the bias and mistreatment by the justice system in protecting queer youth, our guest Josephine shares her story about androgyny, identity, and the queer aesthetic, and in Queer Movie Moment, we explore the adventurous rom-com D.E.B.S.
On this episode, we discuss queer topics in the news. We hear from Executive Director of OMK, Curtis Galloway, and how his story with conversion therapy led him to the organization. We also get to know the Resident Mom of the organization and Board Member, Sahel Chen, and how navigating abusive relationships led her to be the mother figure she is today.
In this episode we explore the stories of two young queer people We hear from Andreas, who growing up gay had an affinity for dresses and how that affected his life. Joey shares his story of growing up with a trans identity and how he came to terms with his own identity. Although these stories may be vastly different coming out, for many, are similar in more ways than one.
In this episode, we have a conversation with author Joseph Federico. A New Jersey Native, Joseph discovered at a young age that he had a passion for writing, he also discovered that he had an attraction to other males. As a now published author of several novels, Joseph explores how his sexuality has impacted his writing and the trials and tribulations he has faced as a gay writer.