Not In Mixed Company

Not In Mixed Company

A weekly podcast series focused on conversations relating to issues affecting both the black and black LGBTQ communities, with special guests and topics concerning life, sex, politics, religion, health, social justice, dating and relationships. Theme Song “Mixed Company” by Terron Austin Theme Song “Mixed Company” by Terron Austin

Episodes

August 20, 2022 10 min

In this episode host Sampson McCormick talks about some of that challenges that black and black queer entrepreneurs and artists face and why it is important to encourage and celebrate yourself, on your journey. 

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In this episode host Sampson McCormick talks about colorism and the fetishization of darker skinned black folks.

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In this episode host Sampson McCormick talks about some of the barriers that prevent black men from fully embracing and understanding our sexuality.

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Special Guest Don Abram of Pride In The Pews joins host Sampson McCormick to talk about the relationship between the black church and the black LGBTQ community, and ways that we may challenge oppressive theology.

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Host Sampson McCormick highlights some key points about why it’s important to be aware of how anxiety and identity issues affect the way that we have sex, and why awareness and effective communication are important in order to create better sexual experiences and have better sex lives as black people and black LGBTQ people.

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Founder & Executive Director of BEAM (Black Emotional And Mental Health Collective) joins Sampson to discuss the impacts of the black church and other social constructs and institutions on the mental health of black LGBTQ people. Yolo shares tips on self-care practices and how to find resources to improve mental and emotional wellness.

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David Bridgeforth of DBQ Magazine is the special guest host and talks to Sampson about his upbringing as a young black queer boy in Southeast DC.

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Host, Sampson McCormick shares some of his personal experiences navigating self-esteem issues and highlights some of the ways that social media and dating apps can affect how we think of ourselves. He offers practical advice and encouragement on how to stay mentally healthy and keep a positive self-image in our current digital age.

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Dr. David Malebranche is an American internal medicine physician, researcher and public health advocate who specializes in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. He’s also the author of the book “Standing on His Shoulders: What I Learned About Race, Life and High Expectations from My Haitian Superman Father.” The passionate doctor joins us to discuss black gay men’s sexual health and ways that we can demand the best from medical profes...

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Known for his viral food reviews and numerous appearances on the Ellen DeGeneres show, special guest Kalen Allen shares his experiences growing up black and gay in the Midwest, and the importance of having a strong sense of self.

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