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  • 00:17

    Stigma Fighters VP speaks about living with Schizophrenia

    in Health

    Speakers:


    Respected schizophrenia researcher Anissa Abi-Dagham, M.D. is Director of Clinical and Imaging Research in the Lieber Center for Schizophrenia Research.


    Allie Burke is VP of Operations at Stigma Fighters.


    In this episode, Dr. Abi-Dagham talks to Ms. Burke about her journey as a person diagnosed with schizophrenia, how her family and friends have reacted as well as the stigma she has encountered. She has learned lessons along the way. One such lesson is that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Despite having a mental illness, she has a full-time job and leads a fulfilling life.  Her take-away from this talk? It's OK to reach out for help. 


    For information about schizophrenia research at Columbia Psychiatry, please go to http://columbiapsychiatry.org/researchclinics/lieber-schizophrenia-research-clinic or call 646 774-8726


    For information on Stigma Fighters go to http://stigmafighters.com/

  • 01:31

    Dr Gloria Brame The Sexologist"s Sexologist : Author Of Fetish For Men

    in Self Help




    The author of landmark sex books, including Different Loving and The Truth About Sex: A Sex Primer For The 21st Century,  Gloria is internationally renowned for her pioneering work in removing the stigma from BDSM and fetish sex. She is a much sought-after expert on BDSM and fetish sex, sex science, sexual wellness, sexual techniques, and relationships skills.   Her authoritative and original insights into human sexuality have made her one of the most frequently cited sex experts in the world.


    Described as a “sexologist’s sexologist” by Dr. Ted McIlvenna and “the Einstein of kinky sex” by Annie Sprinkle, Dr Brame has worked with hundreds of grateful clients in her fifteen years of private therapy.   Her interpersonal techniques combined with cutting-edge research on the psycho-biology of sex are focused on finding the best ways to bring healing and comfort to people with sex or relationship problems. 


    Dr. Brame provided expert testimony in Nitke vs Ashcroft (2005) in opposition to the Communications Decency Act; consulted with the Fulton County (GA) DA to ascertain severity and intent of a sex crime; provided victim care for the State of Kansas in the “Slavemaster” serial killer case;  and has given depositions and sexological opinions to other attorneys and law enforcement agencies across the United States.  


    Brame holds an M.A. in English Literature (Columbia University, 1978)  and a PhD. in Human Sexuality (Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 2000).  She was certified as a sexologist by the American College of Sexologists.  Brame is a full professor (visiting) at the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality.  She is a member of the American College of Sexologists, AASECT, Kink-Aware Professionals, Quad-S, Professional Sexology, LGBT Counseling, Forensic Psychology, 


     

  • 03:08

    The Intentional Paradigm Shift; Communities, Activism & Re-Creating the Village

    in Social Networking

    The Intentional Paradigm Shift;  Communities, Activism & Re-Creating the Village...


    How far have we truly gotten in society? Is Post-Racial Society truly that or is it just a fancy cliche to bandaid the epidemic of hate?


    Can we truly say that we are living amongst each other without predjudice and hate--or is that only true in "some" communities?


    What ever happened to the Village raising a child and why aren't the voiceless heard?


    Then....Special guest Kecia Johnson WOWS us with her story and what she is doing to change the stigma of HIV/AIDS! She has truly paved the way for many to follow!!!


    These are some of the topics that will be discussed on the Mz OptimiZm Speaks radio show!

  • 01:03

    What is Schizophrenia- Causes Symptoms and Research

    in Health

    Anissa Abi-Dagham, M.D. is Director of Clinical and Imaging Research and is an expert on schizophrenia


    There are three phases of schizophrenia — prodromal (or beginning), active, and residual. They tend to occur in sequence and appear in cycles throughout the course of the illness.


    We will be speaking today on


    How does schizophrenia begin, and what is its course, What are the symptoms of schizophrenia, What causes this illness


     


    To particpate in a research trial please call 212 568-6850 or go to  


    http://columbiapsychiatry.org/researchclinics/lieber-schizophrenia-research-clinic

  • 01:01

    #37 Aida Manduley: A 50 Shades Review

    in Lifestyle

    Raw Sex is going through many changes, this week we have a new co-host "The Stache", our guest Aida M. joining us to discuss 50 Shades and Randy's Random Retro Segment.


     


    :With the release of 50 shades the book, then the movie; the BDSM community has seen an influx of questions, curiosities and attention. The problem is, is 50 shades giving vanilla folks a good first impression of BDSM? Is any attention to the community better than nothing at all? Or does the misinformation add more negativity and stigma to the community. Join us as we discuss the details of 50 shades, the book, the movie and the BDSM community with Aida Manduley. 

  • 02:58

    Mental Illness-Start the conversation

    in Entertainment

    1 out of 3 will come down with mental illness in their  lifetime. End the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness through widely distributed public education materials and programs based on the latest scientific insights and measured for effectiveness.Tony K-


    Coming Out of the Closet, Finally Accepting Myself Completely


    It hasn’t been easy living with Bipolar Disorder. Not only do I have to treat my intense moods that are the hallmark of the condition, but ever since I was diagnosed at 16, I was always taught directly, or indirectly, to be ashamed of who I am because of it. From the very beginning, close acquaintances, and society at large, have told me to hide that part of myself…to reject that piece of myself that’s “unacceptable” and “intolerable”. More stories about Mental Illness..You may not know you have it.

  • 01:06

    Surviving Mental Illness

    in Health

    What is a perfectly balanced mind?  On the other side of that, how would you know if something was amiss with your thinking?  What’s normal and how does a person recover from being challenged by mental illness?  Do you suffer from any of the challenges of being unbalanced in an equally unbalanced world?


    Join us as with speak with author, Linda Katz, author of Surviving Mental Illness, about her experiences of growing up with biopolar disorder, how she dealt with the stigma; and how she maintained her own stability.


    Sound Health Options

  • 01:23

    Nerd O'clock Cosplay (Cosplay, Cons etc) / Guests: Wini Glunt & Mushymoo Cosplay

    in Pop Culture

    The Cosplayers of Prop Troopers (www.PropTroopers.com) UNITE to bring you.... 
    Nerd O'clock! 


    A Videocast where we talk about all topics including costume making, prop building, gaming, anime, movies, music, ALL WHILE IN COSPLAY COSTUMES! 
     
    Tonight's Special Guests: Wini Glunt & Mushymoo Cosplay



    www.facebook.com/wini.glunt
    www.facebook.com/pages/MushyMoo-Cosplay/269243859931403


    Tonight's Topics: Stigma surrounding Female Nerd Culture & Issues surrounding Gender, Size & Race in cosplay.


    LIVE VideoCast every Sunday at 9pm EST at www.videocast.Proptroopers.com  


    Audio podcast posted after the show. 


    www.facebook.com/vinylkittycosplay
    www.facebook.com/kittumgirl
    www.facebook.com/wickedlovelesscosplay
    www.PropTroopers.com

  • 03:00

    Tony Trupiano: The Voice of the People for Friday, May 15, 2015

    in Politics Progressive

    On Friday, May 15, 2015 joining Tony on The Voice of the People is:


    Don’t forget we now have an App for the show.  Just visit Igluradio.com and download it today.



     David Hecker, President of American Federation of Teachers Michigan is back this week to talk road funding and the impact on Public Schools.


    www.aftmicihgan.org



    Open Lines as Tony cleans up the week that was and what a week it was!


    www.blogtalkradio.com/aunamerica



    We will play the documentary Open Minds…Ending Stigma about mental illness and our need to treat the WHOLE person!


    www.dwmha.com



    Mike Berkowicz from the Sierra Club joins Tony to discuss legislation that requires no transparence and no accountability by state government with regard to oil pipe lines and the danger they could pose.  Why?  How?


    http://www.sierraclub.org/michigan



    Dan Calabrese, our resident conservative commentator ponders joins us again this morning to make sure all side of the issues are illuminated.


    www.dancalabresebooks.com



    Sports Director Sean Smith is back to talk NBA playoffs, baseball and the return and hopefully end of deflategate. Lots to discuss this week!


    https://twitter.com/smitty_281


    You are always welcome to join us on-air by calling 855-381-8795. Find us on Facebook by searching for Tony Trupiano: The Voice of the People and AUNAmerica, and on Twitter @tonytrupiano and @aunamerica.


     

  • 02:59

    Tony Trupiano: The Voice of the People for Thursday, May 14, 2015

    in Politics Progressive

    On Thursday, May 14, 2015 joining Tony on The Voice of the People is:


    Don’t forget we now have an App for the show.  Just visit Igluradio.com and download it today.



     An extraordinary documentary on mental illness and acceptance.  Titled, “Opening Minds and Changing Stigma”, this is an incredible opportunity to see this issue for what it is and what we can all do to begin to mainstream treatment and provide needed help and action.
    Sam Inglot Communications Specialist with Progress Michigan is back this week to talk about the horrendous bills making their way through our legislature and the lack of accountability attached to them.  Make your voice heard.   Listen and be astounded.
    Our National Political Director, columnist for HuffintonPost.com and NowItCounts.com will provide his needed commentary on Climate Change and the GOP deniers.
    Barb Lesecki-Webb and her wife Kristin have been through a lot the last year.  Barb lost her job teaching at Marian High School because she had a “non-traditional” family, they had a baby girl and they have become unexpected activists.  It’s quite a story.
    Bob Wood has been teaching for over twenty-five years and he has finally had enough!  Listen to find out why he believes Michigan Public Schools are now, well, disgusting and we actually have a way to change it.  What and how?  Listen to find out how.


    You are always welcome to join us on-air by calling 855-381-8795. Find us on Facebook by searching for Tony Trupiano: The Voice of the People and AUNAmerica, and on Twitter @tonytrupiano and @aunamerica.


     

  • 01:01

    Mental Illness with The Healing Place

    in Romance

    The truth about Mental Illness is that there are often people who are feeling like they need to seek help for mental or behavioral issues they may be experiencing. Unfortunately, many of them do not get the help they need because the idea of working with a mental health professional is taboo. There are many people in our community who equate this type of assistance with weakness or "craziness." Tune in tonight as we visit one of our most talked about shows of 2014: Breaking the Stigma.  We will share some options that will help you  if you are facing a difficult time. Mental Health is just as important to your livelihood and living as bodily health. It is a necessity to have balance... The is NO health without Mental Health!

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