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Episode 6: I Can't Keep Quiet - An Interview with MILCK

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Leigh and Ellie talk to MILCK (@milckmusic), the activist and performer behind the viral song "Quiet" about her journey coming out as a survivor, how we can support the survivors in our lives, intersectionality in activism and how her song came to be featured on Freeform's The Bold Type. MILCK was the organizer of the I Can't Keep Quiet a cappella flash mob at the Women's March in D.C. and continues to be an activist with her music and the I Can't Keep Quiet Fund. Follow along on Twitter: Lez Hang Out (@lezhangoutpod) and answer our Q & Gay at the end of every episode. Leigh Holmes Foster (@lshfoster) and Ellie Brigida (@ellieb2792). You can also join us on Facebook.com/lezhangoutpod and Instagram (@lezhangoutpod).

How you can get involved with MILCK and I Can't Keep Quiet: 

I Can't Keep Quiet Fund: http://icantkeepquiet.org

The Joyful Heart Foundation: http://joyfulheartfoundation.org

Step Up: https://www.suwn.org

The Tuesday Night Project: http://www.tuesdaynightproject.org

Start your own "Quiet" Choir here:

http://icantkeepquiet.org/song

Download MILCK's music here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/milck/1072440033

LGBTQ friendly resources for survivors: 

National Sexual Assault Hotline – can also refer you to a local rape crisis center
1-800-656-HOPE (4673) 24/7 or
Online Counseling at https://ohl.rainn.org/online/

Love is Respect Hotline
1-866-331-99474 (24/7) or Text “loveis” 22522

The Anti-Violence Project– serves people who are LGBTQ
Hotline 212-714-1124 Bilingual 24/7

The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
https://barcc.org

GLBT National Help Center
Hotline 1800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743) or
Online Chat at http://www.volunteerlogin.org/chat/

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project Hotline
1-800-832-1901

FORGE– serves transgender and gender nonconforming survivors of domestic and sexual violence; provides referrals to local counselors

The Network La Red– serves LGBTQ, poly, and kink/BDSM survivors of abuse; bilingual
Hotline - 617-742-4911

Northwest Network– serves LGBT survivors of abuse; can provide local referrals
Hotline– 206-568-7777

 

 

 

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Leigh and Ellie dive into D.E.B.S. for their first Lez-ssentials episode, a recurring segment on the essential movies and TV shows in the lesbian canon. They have a lot to say about Amy Bradshaw (Amy Foster) our favorite plaid skirted lesbian spy and her irresistible super villain lover Lucy Diamond (Jordana Brewster). Lez-ssentials comes complete with a D.E.B.S. drinking game because every lesbian movie should be accompanied by heavy drinking. Follow along on Twitter: Lez Hang Out (@lezhangoutpod) and answer our Q & Gay at the end of every episode. Leigh Holmes Foster (@lshfoster) and Ellie Brigida (@ellieb2792). You can also join us on Facebook.com/lezhangoutpod and Instagram (@lezhangoutpod).

D.E.B.S. Drinking Game
D.E.B.S.
Starring Sarah Foster, Jordana Brewster, Meagan Good, Devon Aoki, Jill Ritchie

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Leigh and Ellie talk about straight girl obsession, falling for straight girls and why it is such a common trope in lesbian TV and movies. If you or a loved one is struggling with straight girl addiction, so is Ellie and you're not alone! Follow along on Twitter: Lez Hang Out (@lezhangoutpod) and answer our Q & Gay at the end of every episode. Leigh Holmes Foster (@lshfoster) and Ellie Brigida (@ellieb2792). You can also join us on Facebook.com/lezhangoutpod and Instagram (@lezhangoutpod).