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Queer At Heart

Hosted by Mo Zabian: Interviews with LGBTQ Professionals and everyday people from North America and around the globe, Discussing the most current topics and issues faced by LGBTQ communities.

Tracks

EP 38 - ESCAPING JEHOVAH
A former Jehovah's Witness, Chris Weigand, talks to us about his Journey through living and leaving the Jehovah's Witness religion.   Contact: QueerAtheartPodcast@gmail.com   Music: C Carosi
43:05 5/6/21
A GAY MAN's GUIDE TO LIFE - Britt East
Author and Speaker Britt East talks to us about his latest book titled A Gay Man’s Guide To Life. Tackling subject matter such as Gay Racism, Corporate Bigotry, and Homophobia and Sexism within the LGBTQ+ Community. Please go to www.britteast.com for more on Britt East. #gaymansguide #queeratheartpodcast #lgbtq #lgbt #lgbt podcast
18:09 4/8/21
EP 36 - CODEPENDENT! could that be you?
Host, Mo Zabian and Psychotherapist, Nisrine Maktabi discuss what it means to be codependent and the signs you should be looking for.   IG: @healwithnisrine IG: @queeratheartpodcast queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com   Music: C Carosi
31:45 2/25/21
EP 35 - " SEX ADDICTION " and ATTACHMENT STYLES
Psychotherapist, Nisrine Maktabi talks to us about "Sex Addiction" and Attachment Styles (Attachment Theory) and how they may be connected. Contact: therapy.maktabi@gmail.com      IG: @healwithnisrine    Music: C. Carosi
30:21 2/9/21
EP 34 -Zoom Interview with Denique Leblanc.
Denique LeBlanc is a Canadian singer and fiddler, grew up on the East Coast of Canada. He was heavily involved in the Celtic music scene and learned to play the fiddle at age 10. Denique Began producing electronic music at age 16 and released his debut album Shape 1, which won the ECMA for Electronic Recording of the Year. Denique is also known for playing at RuPaul's DragCon LA, NYC and UK. He has also played festivals all over the world including Europe. His most recently famous song/project is called Finally Free.   #queeratheartpodcast #rupaulsdragrace#deniqueleblanc #lgbtpodcast #lgbtqi #deniqueleblanc #mozabian #finallyfree #rupaul #dragrace     Contact: queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com   Music: C Carosi
35:37 12/16/20
EP 33 - THE JEALOUS: A Sufi Mystery by Laury Silvers, Cofounder of the All inclusive LGBTQ Mosque
Dr Laury Silvers, Author, Professor and cofounder of the all inclusive, LGBTQ Mosque, talks to us about her newest book, The Jealous: A Sufi Mystery.  This book is the sequel in the series of what will be four.   Contact: QueerAtHeartPodcast@gmail.com   Music: C Carosi
61:02 11/25/20
EP 32 - Queer At Heart Podcast - How do QUEER MINORITIES COME OUT?
Nisrine Maktabi, Masters of Science in Psychology from Bristol University- trauma and attachment therapist / she/ her worked with different marginalized populations including newcomers and refugee LGBTQ population.   Contact: QueerAtHeartPodcast@gmail.com   Music: C Carosi
37:17 11/8/20
EP 31 - GUESS WHAT?? your DOG might be GAY....AND HERE'S WHY!
Ronnie Azar, Inventor of the first dog shoe talks to us about ways to care for your dog, healing benefits of having a pet and whether your dog could be gay or not. Official Audio Podcast: www.queeratheart.com www.neopaws.com Direct Dog Shoes link: https://neopaws.com/shoe-introduction/ You tube video : Healthy Cooking with Ro For You & Your Pet! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7dG... @healthycookingwithro #healthycookingwithro www.healthycookingwithro.com . Contact Ronnie for a dog fitting appointment. Neo-Paws International Inc 125 River St Toronto, On M5A 3P5 416-366-PAWS (7297 )
28:59 10/17/20
EP 30 - BEAR CULTURE AND ALL THE THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW
Shayna Sparling - PhD in Applied Social Psychology - she/her I'm a postdoctoral fellow in the HIV Prevention Lab at Ryerson University.  Dr. Shayna Sparling's is on how inter-personal factors impact the way we make decisions about our sexual health and how we approach situations where we might have to negotiate for safer sex. (my website: https://sites.google.com/site/shaynaskakoonsparling)   Samer Lazkani - B.A. in Psychology - he/him  Samer (self identified Bear) is the lab manager of the HIV Prevention Lab at Ryerson University. He works on all the projects our lab puts out, which are largely focussed on the sexual and mental health of gay men.  (our lab website: https://hivprevlab.ca/)   Contact: QueerAtHeartPodcast@gmail.com   Music: C Carosi      
27:01 9/16/20
EP 29 - HIV, STIGMA and FASHION - Fashion Nomad and HIV/AIDS activist Myles Sexton and Mo Zabian
Fashion Nomad and HIV/AIDS Activist Myles Sexton speaks with Mo Zabian about the importance of revealing his HIV status to the world.  A beautifully vulnerable conversation you don't want to miss.   Contact: QueerAtHeartPodcast@gmail.com Music: C. Carosi
32:08 9/1/20
EP 28 - YOUR SHAME IS NOT THAT SPECIAL BUT IT IS VALID.
Transformative Coach, Intutive and Author, Matt Landsiedel and Host Mo Zabian get into the topic of The Origin of Shame regarding Gay/Queer Men in the LGBTQ+ Community.   Contact: QueerAtHeartPodcast@gmail.com   Music:  C Carosi
50:30 8/18/20
EP 27 - Zoom Interview with TANYA SAM, Star of Real Housewives of Atlanta ( #RHOA )
Tanya Sam talks to us about her experience on Real Housewives of Atlanta (#RHOA), and her start up Tech Company she built to create opportunities for Women,  Minorities and members of the LGBTQ community.   Contact: queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com Music: Claudio C
25:26 6/9/20
EP 26 - REASONS WHY PEOPLE IDENTIFY AS GAY, BISEXUAL OR QUEER AT DIFFERENT TIMES IN LIFE.
Dr. Shayna has a PHD in Applied Social Psychology.  Her training is in Social Psychology which involves practical applications of Social Psychology Theory.  Shayna talk to us about the outcome of her research on people who identify as Gay, Bisexual and Queer at different times in their life.   Check it out!   Contact: queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com Music: Claudio C
23:00 5/19/20
EP 25 - Zoom Interview with up and coming Toronto Artist Astrid Tanton
Astrid Tanton is an openly Queer, up and coming Toronto Artist.  Her song "Release Me" is her recent single, along with her EP coming out this September.  Keep your eyes peeled.
07:56 5/5/20
EP 24 - UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH, BRYAN JARRETT - INFLUENCER AND PROFESSIONAL FITNESS LEADER
Up close and Personal with Instagram Influencer and Professional fitness Leader, Bryan Jarrett.   queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com Music: C Carosi
20:16 4/21/20
EP 23 - A FRANK CONVERSATION WITH ARTIST AND ADULT ENTERTAINER, Boner Moon.
Boner Moon is an Adult Entertainer/Artist who creates fashion, parties and porn.  He works with Raging Stallion Studios and and creates his own personal Film at www.bonermoon.com     Email: queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com music: C Carosi    
64:10 4/7/20
EP 22 - BODY DYSMORPHIA IN BODY BUILDING AND THE QUEER COMMUNITY with Sam Wiles
Sam Wiles, a Body Builder and Physique Competitor talks to us about his own struggles with Body Dysmorphia within the Body Building and Queer Community.  How he overcame these struggles is quite inspiring and refreshing for many of us to learn from.   queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com Music: C. Carosi
36:47 3/24/20
EP 21 - HOMOPHOBIA IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS
Colin Troy Macphail talks to us about his experience growing up with homophobia in sports as a Born Again Christian; being a Commissioner with the Toronto Gay Hockey Association, in addition to his 12 year marriage to a woman.   Contact: queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com Music by: C. Carosi
43:10 3/3/20
EP 20 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Olivia Nuamah, Executive Director Pride Toronto and Social Justice/ LGBTQ Activist.
Exclusive Interview with Olivia Nuamah on her recent departure from Pride Toronto as Executive Director and what she learned in the three year she was there. Olivia Nuamah is a community builder, mother, and artist. As she recently left Pride Toronto as Executive Director, she brings almost 25 years of experience working with marginalized communities on poverty reduction strategies in both the non-profit and government sectors.   Olivia holds an MA in Social Anthropology from Brunel University London, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Warwick. queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com   Music: C Carosi    
53:48 2/18/20
EP 19 - The Future of Gender Relations with Host Mo Zabian and Lucah Rosenberg Lee
Lucah Rosenberg Lee is a Toronto based independent filmmaker, speaker & entrepreneur. Lucah was adopted from the Dominican Republic into a Toronto family where he developed his love of film and his passion to tell stories that will move people. In the last year, Lucah worked as Marketing Director for an LGBTQ+ non-profit, speaking to over 20,000 students from British Columbia to Newfoundland about his personal experience being a trans man in todays society and the importance of LGBTQ representation, kindness and acceptance. Contact: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucahrosenberglee/?originalSubdomain=ca queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com   Music: C Carosi 
38:33 2/11/20
EP 18 - THE STORY BEHIND THE HOST/FOUNDER MO ZABIAN and HOW QUEER AT HEART All BEGAN.
After a few months on air, people have been asking who I am and what the reason is behind the birth of the show.  Well, here it is!   Big love and gratitude to all the people who have supported me over the past few months. queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com   Music By: Afro Beats, ALIBI Title: Feels Like
16:56 1/28/20
EP 17 - H I V in the ADULT ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY.
Talie Wolf is an adult entertainer who shares some of his experiences with HIV Discrimination in the porn industry.   queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com   Music: AfroBeat, Alibi Title: Feels Like     
33:53 12/10/19
EP 16 - HALL OF JUSTICE 2SLGBTQ poster series
John Caffery talks to us about his Hall Of Justice Poster series that Celebrates 2SLGBTQ activists.  https://www.hallofjusticeposters.com/   queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com   Music: Afrobeat Artist: Alibi Title: Feels Like
25:13 12/3/19
EP 15 - BODY DYSMORPHIA - Four men within the Gay and Queer Community discuss their own struggles with Body Dysmorphia.
Mo Zabian is Joined By Talie Wolf, Bj Barone and Stefan Pilla, where the conversation gets real and vulnerable about how Men are really feeling about their bodys within the Queer Community. Contact: queerathearpodcast@gmail.com   Music By: AFRO BEATS, Alibi Title: Feels Like
74:50 11/26/19
EP 14 - THREE TRANS WOMEN and the challenges faced when dating
Kiley May, Dani Araya, Justyn Jolie are Three Trans women who share their stories about the challenges they face when dating. Please Email:queeratheartpodcast@gmail.com   Music By: AFRO BEATS, Alibi Title: Feels Like
56:01 11/19/19
EP 13 - Dr. Laury Silvers talks with us about co founding an LGBTQ all inclusive Mosque, Sufism and her new book The Lover.
Dr. Laury Silvers talks with us about co founding an LGBTQ all inclusive Mosque.  We discussed Sufism and her new book The Lover, a historical mystery.  We had a beautiful conversation about the mystery of loving God. The Lover follows three strands, braided together, a mystery of murder, history, and spirit. available on Amazon click here: The Lover www.llsilvers.com Purchase here: https://www.amazon.ca/Lover-Sufi-Mystery-Laury-Silvers/dp/1999122844     Music By: AFRO BEATS, Alibi Title: Feels Like
56:30 11/12/19
EP 12 - DO YOU STILL QUESTION TRANS PEOPLE? - An intimate glimpse into the challenge and joy of a woman's transition.
Kiley May gives us an intimate glimpse into the challenge and joy of the process of her transition. Kiley May is a Hotinonshón:ni Mohawk actor, writer and public speaker from Six Nations reserve and is now settled in Toronto. She has a recurring role on the hit CBC show Coroner and appears in IT Chapter Two (Warner Brothers/New Line Cinema). Being a two spirit transgender woman, Kiley is passionate about education, representation and diversity. She is creating scripts and roles for Indigenous and transgender women, focusing on positive, empowering and authentic portrayals.  
46:30 9/25/19
EP 11 - STEROID/TESTOSTERONE Use In Gay Male Culture – For More Reasons You Would Likely Not Expect.
Stefan Pilla talks to us about Steroid and Testosterone use - Some of the reasons will shock you,   Please check out Stefans site at www.letstalktest.com for more information  
42:33 9/18/19
EP 10 - THE PROCESS OF SURROGACY - The things you just did not know will surprise you.
Bj Barone will be on the show to talk about his personal journey he's had with his Partner Frankie and their 5 y/o Milo.  You can find Bj on IG: @bjbarone.   This is really spectacular episode on Surrogacy and the things we only thought we knew. For anyone interested in surrogacy, please check this link out: http://Menhavingbabies.org --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/zabian/support
29:36 9/11/19
EP 9 - Battling AIDS in Beirut, Lebanon and the miracle that saved him.
Live from Beirut, an interview with Sami Basbous.  An artist, painter, writer, music composer and AIDS survivor in year 1996. After spending two years in a Beirut hospital, weighing only  25 kilos, what happens next is the most miraculous thing you may have ever heard in your life.  Get ready to experience a story of sorrow and joy all in one take, --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/zabian/support
70:45 5/14/19

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