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My Survival Story - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

My Survival Story - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

June 16, 2020

My Survival Story

Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor episode 5 of 5

Join Sheena and her guests Rae D Magdon and Elena Joy as they talk about their survival stories in this episode of Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

 

In this episode

  • What Rae and Elena went through
  • What saved them
  • Why their battle isn’t over
  • Their personal realisations

 

Research from The Trevor Project

 

Where to go for help

 

UK contact Stonewall’s Information Service on 08000 502020 or email info@stonewall.org.uk

US http://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-survivor-stories-and-survivor-network

 

About The Guests

Elana Joy

Elena is an inspirational speaker and founder of the PRIDE and Joy Foundation. She grew up in a turbulent home, joined a conservative church as a teenager, put herself through college, married and birthed 4 beautiful children, and then....

 Life 2.0 brought a divorce, leaving/getting kicked out of her church, a beautiful love story and a successful new career! Her viral TEDx talk has paved the way for speaking engagements around the country.  Audiences have included ABC, CBS and Fox news stations, the First Event in Boston, the Seacoast Wellness Series in New Hampshire, the THRIVE conference in Utah, as well as multiple print and online media stories, and podcasts.    

 

Find Elena Online

https://twitter.com/ThurstonElena

https://www.facebook.com/ElenaJoyExperience/

https://www.elenajoyexperience.com/

 

https://www.prideandjoyfoundation.com/

 

Rae D Magdon

Rae is an author of queer speculative fiction with over 10 published novels. She believes that lesbian, bi, queer, and trans women deserve to have adventures, fall in love, and become heroes. Her latest cyberpunk novel, Lucky 7, won the 2019 Goldie and Rainbow Awards for science fiction.

 

Find Rae Online

 

http://twitter.com/RaeDMagdon

http://facebook.com/RaeDMagdon

http://raedmagdon.tumblr.com

http://raedmagdon.com

 

 

About Sheena

Sheena comes from a media background and in 2014 she started The Lesbian Review, a website dedicated to reviewing the best lesbian books and movies. In 2016 A podcast channel seemed like a natural progression and so she started The Lesbian Talk Show

Sheena discovered lesbian fiction in her late teens and it helped her with her coming out process, something for which she will always be grateful. 

 

 

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Why Women Survivors Are Silenced - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

Why Women Survivors Are Silenced - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

June 9, 2020

Why Women Survivors Are Silenced

Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor episode 4 of 5

Join Sheena and her guests Rae D Magdon and Elena Joy as they talk about why women survivors are silenced in this episode of Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

In this episode

  • Misogyny in the LGBTQIA community and how that manifests with conversion therapy survivors
  • What you can do with your privilege to boost those who do not have the same privilege

 

Research from The Trevor Project

 

Where to go for help

 

UK contact Stonewall’s Information Service on 08000 502020 or email info@stonewall.org.uk

US http://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-survivor-stories-and-survivor-network

 

About The Guests

 

Elana Joy

Elena is an inspirational speaker and founder of the PRIDE and Joy Foundation. She grew up in a turbulent home, joined a conservative church as a teenager, put herself through college, married and birthed 4 beautiful children, and then....

Life 2.0 brought a divorce, leaving/getting kicked out of her church, a beautiful love story and a successful new career! Her viral TEDx talk has paved the way for speaking engagements around the country.  Audiences have included ABC, CBS and Fox news stations, the First Event in Boston, the Seacoast Wellness Series in New Hampshire, the THRIVE conference in Utah, as well as multiple print and online media stories, and podcasts.    

Find Elena Online

https://twitter.com/ThurstonElena

https://www.facebook.com/ElenaJoyExperience/

https://www.elenajoyexperience.com/

https://www.prideandjoyfoundation.com/

Rae D Magdon

Rae is an author of queer speculative fiction with over 10 published novels. She believes that lesbian, bi, queer, and trans women deserve to have adventures, fall in love, and become heroes. Her latest cyberpunk novel, Lucky 7, won the 2019 Goldie and Rainbow Awards for science fiction.

 

Find Rae Online

 

http://twitter.com/RaeDMagdon

http://facebook.com/RaeDMagdon

http://raedmagdon.tumblr.com

http://raedmagdon.com

 

 

About Sheena

Sheena comes from a media background and in 2014 she started The Lesbian Review, a website dedicated to reviewing the best lesbian books and movies. In 2016 A podcast channel seemed like a natural progression and so she started The Lesbian Talk Show

Sheena discovered lesbian fiction in her late teens and it helped her with her coming out process, something for which she will always be grateful. 

 

 

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The Hypocrisy Of The Conversion Therapy Narrative - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

The Hypocrisy Of The Conversion Therapy Narrative - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

June 2, 2020

The Hypocrisy Of The Conversion Therapy Narrative

Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor episode 3 of 5

Join Sheena and her guests Rae D Magdon and Elena Joy as they talk about the conflicting messages that come out of conversion therapy in this episode of Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

In this episode

  • The hypocrisy we experienced in conversion therapy - on one hand homosexuality is wrong and should be fixed, on the other hand it’s a hardship that God gave you to help you be a better person.
  • Who the church expects to overcome all these hardships.
  • The “support group” in the LDS church that hosts cuddle parties in an attempt to help gay men live a straight life and what really happens.
  • Sexual attraction fairness
  • The BYU honour code and their backpedaling on being homosexual
  • How the dominoes fall when you start to question the beliefs of the church
  • The concept of “hate the sin love the sinner”
  • Elena and Rae talk about where they found groups they are part of that helps them

 

Research from The Trevor Project

 

Where to go for help

 

UK contact Stonewall’s Information Service on 08000 502020 or email info@stonewall.org.uk

US http://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-survivor-stories-and-survivor-network

 

About The Guests

 

Elana Joy

Elena is an inspirational speaker and founder of the PRIDE and Joy Foundation. She grew up in a turbulent home, joined a conservative church as a teenager, put herself through college, married and birthed 4 beautiful children, and then....

 Life 2.0 brought a divorce, leaving/getting kicked out of her church, a beautiful love story and a successful new career! Her viral TEDx talk has paved the way for speaking engagements around the country.  Audiences have included ABC, CBS and Fox news stations, the First Event in Boston, the Seacoast Wellness Series in New Hampshire, the THRIVE conference in Utah, as well as multiple print and online media stories, and podcasts.    

 

Find Elena Online

https://twitter.com/ThurstonElena

https://www.facebook.com/ElenaJoyExperience/

https://www.elenajoyexperience.com/

 

Rae D Magdon

Rae is an author of queer speculative fiction with over 10 published novels. She believes that lesbian, bi, queer, and trans women deserve to have adventures, fall in love, and become heroes. Her latest cyberpunk novel, Lucky 7, won the 2019 Goldie and Rainbow Awards for science fiction.

 

Find Rae Online

 

http://twitter.com/RaeDMagdon

http://facebook.com/RaeDMagdon

http://raedmagdon.tumblr.com

http://raedmagdon.com

 

 

About Sheena

Sheena comes from a media background and in 2014 she started The Lesbian Review, a website dedicated to reviewing the best lesbian books and movies. In 2016 A podcast channel seemed like a natural progression and so she started The Lesbian Talk Show

Sheena discovered lesbian fiction in her late teens and it helped her with her coming out process, something for which she will always be grateful. 

 

 

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The Cold Hard Facts About Conversion Therapy - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

The Cold Hard Facts About Conversion Therapy - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

May 26, 2020

The Cold Hard Facts About Conversion Therapy

Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor episode 2 of 5

 

Join Sheena and her guests Rae D Magdon and Elena Joy as they talk about the realities of conversion therapy in this episode of Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

 

In this episode

  • The stats around suicide attempts for conversion therapy attendees
  • What’s happening with queer communities and queer youth
  • Legislations and what’s happening in the US
  • Conversion therapy just doesn’t work and here’s why
  • How Rae D Magdon chose her pen name

 

Research from The Trevor Project

 

Where to go for help

UK contact Stonewall’s Information Service on 08000 502020 or email info@stonewall.org.uk

US http://www.nclrights.org/bornperfect-survivor-stories-and-survivor-network

 

 

About The Guests

 

Elana Joy

Elena is an inspirational speaker and founder of the PRIDE and Joy Foundation. She grew up in a turbulent home, joined a conservative church as a teenager, put herself through college, married and birthed 4 beautiful children, and then....

 Life 2.0 brought a divorce, leaving/getting kicked out of her church, a beautiful love story and a successful new career! Her viral TEDx talk has paved the way for speaking engagements around the country.  Audiences have included ABC, CBS and Fox news stations, the First Event in Boston, the Seacoast Wellness Series in New Hampshire, the THRIVE conference in Utah, as well as multiple print and online media stories, and podcasts.    

 

Find Elena Online

https://twitter.com/ThurstonElena

https://www.facebook.com/ElenaJoyExperience/

https://www.elenajoyexperience.com/

 

Rae D Magdon

Rae is an author of queer speculative fiction with over 10 published novels. She believes that lesbian, bi, queer, and trans women deserve to have adventures, fall in love, and become heroes. Her latest cyberpunk novel, Lucky 7, won the 2019 Goldie and Rainbow Awards for science fiction.

 

Find Rae Online

 

http://twitter.com/RaeDMagdon

http://facebook.com/RaeDMagdon

http://raedmagdon.tumblr.com

http://raedmagdon.com

 

 

About Sheena

Sheena comes from a media background and in 2014 she started The Lesbian Review, a website dedicated to reviewing the best lesbian books and movies. In 2016 A podcast channel seemed like a natural progression and so she started The Lesbian Talk Show

Sheena discovered lesbian fiction in her late teens and it helped her with her coming out process, something for which she will always be grateful. 

 

If you love what we do, consider becoming a Patron - you get exclusive content and you help us grow

What is conversion therapy and why does it happen? - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

What is conversion therapy and why does it happen? - Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

May 19, 2020

What is conversion therapy and why does it happen?

Ask A Conversion Therapy Survivor

episode 1 of 5

Join Sheena and her guests Rae D Magdon and Elena Joy as they talk about what conversion therapy really is and why it happens.

In this episode:

  • What happened in Rae and Elena’s conversion therapy sessions
  • Why they were sent to conversion therapy
  • What it does losing your religion do to you
  • The kind of people who send their family to conversion therapy would surprise you
  • How educated people can justify doing this to their family

 

Research from The Trevor Project

 

About The Guests

 

Elana Joy

Elena is an inspirational speaker and founder of the PRIDE and Joy Foundation. She grew up in a turbulent home, joined a conservative church as a teenager, put herself through college, married and birthed 4 beautiful children, and then....

 Life 2.0 brought a divorce, leaving/getting kicked out of her church, a beautiful love story and a successful new career! Her viral TEDx talk has paved the way for speaking engagements around the country.  Audiences have included ABC, CBS and Fox news stations, the First Event in Boston, the Seacoast Wellness Series in New Hampshire, the THRIVE conference in Utah, as well as multiple print and online media stories, and podcasts.    

 

Find Elena Online

https://twitter.com/ThurstonElena

https://www.facebook.com/ElenaJoyExperience/

https://www.elenajoyexperience.com/

 

Rae D Magdon

Rae is an author of queer speculative fiction with over 10 published novels. She believes that lesbian, bi, queer, and trans women deserve to have adventures, fall in love, and become heroes. Her latest cyberpunk novel, Lucky 7, won the 2019 Goldie and Rainbow Awards for science fiction.

 

Find Rae Online

 

http://twitter.com/RaeDMagdon

http://facebook.com/RaeDMagdon

http://raedmagdon.tumblr.com

http://raedmagdon.com

 

 

About Sheena

Sheena comes from a media background and in 2014 she started The Lesbian Review, a website dedicated to reviewing the best lesbian books and movies. In 2016 A podcast channel seemed like a natural progression and so she started The Lesbian Talk Show

Sheena discovered lesbian fiction in her late teens and it helped her with her coming out process, something for which she will always be grateful. 

 

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Why Not? With Rae D. Magdon

Why Not? With Rae D. Magdon

May 4, 2020

Why Not? With Rae D. Magdon

Les Do Books with Tara and guest Rae D. Magdon

Tara is joined by Rae D. Magdon this week to talk fan fiction, bisexuality and what drives her to write speculative fiction. Rae is a prolific writer, with 11 novels and 10 novelettes featuring women loving other women, the latest of which is Fur and Fangs. Make sure you stay till the end where they are joined by a surprise celebrity guest!  

Topics and Works Discussed:

Find Rae D. Magdon online:

More info

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You can see all of our reviews, top 10 lists and author profiles on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com.

The Conversionist Caper - The Adventures Of Lesbian Lass

The Conversionist Caper - The Adventures Of Lesbian Lass

November 4, 2019

The Conversionist Caper

The Adventures Of Lesbian Lass

Oh no!

Samantha has declared that she is no longer lesbian. Her wife is distraught and turns to Lesbian Lass and Bisexual Bombshell to help.

Can they get to the bottom of this terrible turn of events or will the evil Dr Homono get the best of them?

 

 

Cast

Rae D Magdon

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/raedmagdon

 

Suzie Carr

Website https://curveswelcome.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/girl_novelist

 

Ann Etter

Twitter https://twitter.com/jacesdill

 

Natalie Miller-Snell

Website https://seizethe-day.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/natmillersnell

 

Sheena

Website http://www.sheenalemosebersohn.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/sheena_le

 

 

Note: This is a spoof podcast meant to be funny. Conversion therapy is no laughing matter in real life and we are fully behind banning it forever.

 

 

If you love what we do then support us on our Patreon here https://www.patreon.com/TheLesbianTalkShow

Room 13: Episode 13 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 13 - Radio Drama

August 11, 2019

Room 13

Episode 13

The exciting conclusion of Michelle and Tamara’s story!

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 12 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 12 - Radio Drama

August 4, 2019

Room 13

Episode 12

The true circumstances surrounding Tamara’s death are revealed at last.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 11 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 11 - Radio Drama

July 28, 2019

Room 13

Episode 11

Unable to bear her frustration and disappointment any longer, Michelle breaks down in front of Tamara.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 10 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 10 - Radio Drama

July 21, 2019

Room 13

Episode 10

Zach finally gets the chance to meet Tamara. Michelle wonders what kind of future she and Tamara could possibly have.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 09 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 09 - Radio Drama

July 14, 2019

Room 13

Episode 9

Zach finally gets the chance to meet Tamara. Michelle wonders what kind of future she and Tamara could possibly have.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 08 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 08 - Radio Drama

July 7, 2019

Room 13

Episode 8

Michelle and Zach do some digging in the library, and discover there’s more to Tamara’s death than they knew.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 07 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 07 - Radio Drama

June 30, 2019

Room 13

Episode 7

Michelle discovers that Tamara might not be so disconnected from the physical world after all.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 06 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 06 - Radio Drama

June 23, 2019

Room 13 

Episode 6

Dr. Wood gives Michelle a chance to play first flute, but it comes with strings attached.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 05 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 05 - Radio Drama

June 16, 2019

Room 13

Episode 5

Michelle and Tamara discuss some very personal issues, and grow inevitably closer.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 04 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 04 - Radio Drama

June 9, 2019

Room 13

Episode 4

Michelle speaks to her conductor, Dr. Wood, about Tamara’s untimely death, and does a little research of her own in the library.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 03 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 03 - Radio Drama

June 2, 2019

Room 13

Episode 3

Michelle and Tamara meet for a second time in Room 13. Tamara rediscovers the greatest passion she had in life, with a little bit of encouragement.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 02 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 02 - Radio Drama

May 26, 2019

Room 13

Episode 2

Michelle thinks the ghost she met in her practice room might have been a hallucination, but her friend Zach can hear Tamara's voice on the recording too. If Tamara is real, what does that mean for Michelle?

 

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/ 

Room 13: Episode 01 - Radio Drama

Room 13: Episode 01 - Radio Drama

May 19, 2019

Room 13

Episode 1

Michelle is a lonely flute student at conservatory, struggling to keep up in a competitive orchestra. Tamara is the piano-playing ghost who lives in practice room thirteen. Although her death was ruled a suicide, the two of them must search for the truth.

About Room 13

Rae D Magdon has created a sweet radio drama romance about a music student who finds love where she least expected it. 

If you love Rae's novels then this is an audio treat just for you. 

This show is running on The Lesbian Talk Show with permission from the creator who holds all the rights. 

Find Rae D Magdon Online

Amazon author page https://amzn.to/2YuHaDL 

Website http://www.raedmagdon.com/