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Stop it! No more mediocre living. Dreaming and not doing. Apologizing for living your life your way. Host Rick Clemons – bold move badass and coming out expert – sez “Live Life Uncloseted dammit!” Each episode he takes you on a brash, fun, and in your face, provocative storytelling ride to escape your crazy making thoughts, explore your fears, and unabashedly elevate your self-expression so you can live your LIFE UNCLOSETED - whether you're LGBTQ or heteronormative.
 
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Coming out of your closet is a scary proposition. It's filled with fear, anxiety, but also filled with excitement and a future sense of peace of mind. Yet, if you do not have these three things present, you could have a rocky journey to your truth, regardless of whatever that (UN)Closeted truth might be. You need to TIB! You can also listen to the …
 
A golf game, a dare, and a life changing event that brought Tyler Schrenck out of a closet of his life that he never saw coming. From got it all going on, living an easy life with not a lot of intention, to suddenly having to depend on a group of people for his basic life necessities, Tyler shares how his closets helped him understand what was real…
 
They, them, theirs are simply pronouns just like he/him/his or she/her/hers. So why does it get so many peoples knickers in a wad when someone says, "I'm a they, them, theirs!" Simply because it's a new way of being with someone who says they don't feel themselves as he or her. And, BTW it has nothing to do with their sexuality. So buckle up, open …
 
What happens when you discover that you have a voice, all because you took a risk to do DRAG! Sahaying into the world of advocacy and fundraising, attorney Michael Nguyen, discovered that his alter ego - Juicy Liu - gave voice to another side of himself who just needed to be unleashed on the world - FOR GOOD! Dive into this Dragolicious conversatio…
 
We try so hard to come out of the closet - regardless of what that closet is, but then we suddenly discover, that what lays on the other side of the closet door might not be everything we hoped it would be. Here's just a little bit of mid-week advice on how to embrace the other side of the closet door. You can also listen to the podcast on……
 
What happens when you finally come to that moment where it's stay in the game or step out? If you are lucky like Rob Tull, the universe said, "Sorry we're not done with you yet," and you get another chance to step into your path beyond the burnout of life and step out of the closet of despair to be unethically who you are. Rob shares his journey be…
 
A golf game, a dare, and a life changing event that brought Tyler Schrenck out of a closet of his life that he never saw coming. From got it all going on, living an easy life with not a lot of intention, to suddenly having to depend on a group of people for his basic life necessities, Tyler shares how his closets helped him understand what was real…
 
What kind of possibilities open when you allow yourself to come out of your closet? When you have to be vulnerable so that you can be successful? Everything changes and comes into alignment. Candidly speaking Mike Iamele - Life Purpose Expert, shares his own coming out journey and how he now helps people connect the dots in their lived experiences …
 
Trapped in a belief system, a marriage, and a construct that said, "Just be happy being a wife, Mom, and serving God or go to hell, caused Elena Joy Thurston to finally wake up to her truth. She was a Lesbian and it wasn't just about sex. It was about being who she was authentically at her core, regardless of what anyone else was trying to say or d…
 
Breaking all the rules, Amazin Lehti doesn't her gender, sexuality, color of her skin, culture, the fact that she is adopted, or that she's been homeless get in the way of living her life uncloseted. It's her tenacity to do the right thing, and bring equality to the forefront that launched her to have impact in the world. This is her Life (UN)Close…
 
Coming out can be very confusing and loaded with tons of stuff on the checklist. It's enough to make you say, "SCREW IT, I'm just going to stay in. the closet." But will that get you where you want to go, or the peace of mind you deserve by being your most authentic self? Regardless of the closet you're coming out of, there's one thing that can mak…
 
We're just barely a couple of weeks into the new year and already some of you have blown the resolutions, and even more of you said, "Screw resolutions, I'm just going to keep living!" Regardless of your approach, the way to succeed at anything is by creating a positive effective habit around the goal you are trying to achieve, even if that goal is…
 
Let's kick off the New Year with something positive to help you be exactly who you are as an LGBTQ individual. Don't see yourself as different, see yourself as unique. It may sound simple but here are some quick tips for really embracing the uniqueness of who you are as an LGBTQ in a world that wants to box you in as the same old same old hetero-no…
 
Imagine being courted by a big name music producer, diving into a boy band, and then being at the right place at the wrong time. Suddenly who you thought you'd be comes to a halt, but that halt provided you the insight to show up in your own life, doing music your way, and fully being you as you are meant to be. That's exactly what signer, songwrit…
 
What doesn't kill us makes us stronger. Right? From coming out the closet, to facing the triumphs and challenges of the music industry, to being know only for your short stint in the adult film industry, nothing makes you stronger than being 100% yourself. Just ask Colton Ford, musician, songwriter, and yes, former adult film star. “Figuring our wa…
 
When you're the child of Southern Baptists who are the Elite of the church, is it any wonder that you don't just stand up and shout from the pulpit - "I'm gay!" Good Lawd, no! But, the evil self-loathing and hate that resides in you is worse. The living a lie, not lying, eats you alive. Until one day, after being outed by your church counselor and …
 
Married, two kids, an interracial relationship, and a jetting setting high flyer for a major technology company. Oh, and BTW, he's gay. He came out late in life. And he couldn't be happier. The key is how you get here with dignity and respect and continue to get that type of respect in the workplace, regardless of your sexuality. Meet Peter McGuire…
 
Life doesn't have to be a struggle, but it can be if you decide, "Life is just a constant struggle!" However, if you leverage the low moments of life and make them your friend, then the struggles become the powerful lessons that get you where you want to go and desire, regardless of whether that is coming out of the closet, getting fit, of finding …
 
You're too fat, not built enough, and god knows nobody wants to see you naked. Sound familiar? For many of us it is the bane of existence in the yo-yo world of hiding in the dieting closet. Add to that world the fact that you are LGBTQ and our own community thrives on the perfection of the perfect body, mostly to hide from our own insecurities that…
 
Ashley Morgan and John Flanagan, of the folk-pop duo Faultlines, are causing a political storm with the re-release of their anti-Trump song, “Rain,” the first single from their next full album, Bittersweet Revival. Many of the songs on the album speak out against the current political climate with messages of love, inclusion, and community. “Rain” …
 
You might argue that being over 40 is no different for gay men versus straight men. On the surface that may seem correct. However, straight men don't have a history of having to deal with lack of acceptance, or missing role models everywhere they look of what life is like as a heterosexual. In fact, most straight men - even though I have no science…
 
Needed to come out before his family found out. About Trent Trent Park is out now with “Scare Me Most”, the first of his new singles and music videos that he will be releasing this summer. Written and produced by the artist in collaboration with his creative partner Bodes, the haunting Pop/hip-hop track paints love as the villain in Park’s life sto…
 
The "B" in LGBTQ is often the people told to "pick a lane, just pick a lane!" Yet, more people are bisexual than would want to admit it. Thus the reason on this two eves, before National Coming Out Day we decided to explore the other side of the closet with a bisexual queer person. It's a fun exploration with my friend Melissa DaSilva - a coach and…
 
It's time to uncloset ageism. No more saying, "You're to old!" You're only as old as you buy into the voice in your head. But, you have to believe that too. Breaking the barriers as an artist, Michael Fairman is coming out of the closet as a 'Boomer' signer, songwriter, giving the young pop singer crowd a run for their money. His coming out story i…
 
Let's get that great paying job. Oh wait, that's way to big of a step. Let's take that trip around the world. Oh wait, that's to big of a step. Let's finally come out of the closet. Oh wait, that's to big of a step. Life is full of big steps, that lead to big changes, but the key is realizing, you can get there with tiny steps. Author Gregg Clunis …
 
Let's be honest. We all have little demons that infest our thoughts and prevent us from being who we really want to be and are capable of being. Some of these little demons are hidden demons. Yet, we all have more control over them than we give ourselves credit. David Clive Price, author of Hidden Demons, shares his tools for getting at those hidde…
 
Nothing is harder in any kind of relationship than having difficult conversations. They make us feel uneasy, scared, sometimes even disempowered. Now, what if you found a way, by becoming radically aligned, to get through big conversations, decision, and some of the toughest moments of your life - would you jump at it? I think most of us would. Tod…
 
How often do we hold ourselves back simply because we let the wounds of our past, or from others keep us from showing up as our truest self? Way to often! It's the relinquishing of our power that keeps us from dealing with our wounds and stepping into the healing so that we can live our truest self and life. Soul Medium and Spiritual Coach Deneen J…
 
Nothing in life is certain. Yet we allow the uncertainty in life to hold us hostage, especially when are are coming out of the closet. How would your fears, and worries be different if you didn't allow uncertainty to drive your decisions. Virginia A. Campbell, M.D. talks about her book Are you sure? The Unconscious Origins of Uncertainty and how ou…
 
COVID19 came in with a roar and an intent to get us all to pause and reset. Many of us lost hope, sheltered not only in place but crawled into despair. Then, with a swift kick in the pants, many of us also said, "This is not how I am meant to show up in the world!" My friend Laura showed up again, to bring her Limitless insights on how we can lever…
 
Happy Pride and Happy Sex. So let's talk about sex and pride. What makes good sex? What's a desire? Why do we shame sex? We ask these types of questions and then still wonder why the LGBTQ community can be so screwed up about sex and love. Well maybe need to admit, that as humans we tend to shame thoughts of sex when what we need to do is celebrate…
 
He's 38, the other he is 56. One came out at 16 but still hid, the other came out at 19 and hid until he was 36. In honor of pride we take look at generational pride and what coming out, being out, and living with pride means from two different perspectives. In the heat of the COVID19 outbreak, I met Anthony Catalino on one of my free calls that I …
 
It goes without saying that "America's racism, truly just came out of the closet!" While it has been simmering there ever since the first African slave landed on our shores, and even prior to that as native Americans had this land taken from their hands, it is as err apparent as it was in the 60's and 70's that a revolution is under foot and everyt…
 
What little boy doesn't wish to grow up as an albino, Phillipino girl trapped in a male body? And what Phillipino woman, wants to transition into her truth only to battle white privilege, from her own trans community? The answer is no one, and no one. Yet, these factors are only the beginning of Meredith Talusan's story that has lead her to realize…
 
Whether it's the rainbow ceiling, the glass ceiling, or the race ceiling...diversity and inclusion is here to shatter those ceilings. No longer is it acceptable for any place of work, or on the planet, to not be inclusive and diverse...even in our own LGBTQ Community. Bearing his pride flag as an LGBTQ equality workplace advocate, John Volturo help…
 
Imagine being cast in a major motion picture, and suddenly having to fight your truth, or at least hide it until you are ready. You fight it, don't want to confront it, and basically avoid it because you have to heal yourself before you can be yourself. Sound familiar. Brian Falduto of "Fancy Pants" fame from the movie School of Rock, had to start …
 
Like a sneaking suspicion, or a bad Halloween nightmare, COVID19 hit the world and suddenly, we were all thrust into the closet. Isolation, fear, stress, uncertainty. If you've never hid in the closet, now you know what it is like. So what happens next? At some point we all hope to come out of this, but while you're in this closet are you exploring…
 
A regular day, doing her regular life, left her realizing that hope was going to be the only thing that would get her through what she was about to experience. That same hope would lead her out of the closets of her life around obesity, her God given talents, and her belief in herself. Amy Downs, a college dropout turned CEO, shares her closet jour…
 
At the height of the gay marriage battle, she discovered her calling - being a gay wedding planner. Then suddenly a series of incidents found her explaining to the wedding industry what they needed to know to work with gay couples as they planned their big gay weddings. From that momentum, Bernadette Smith, Founder and President of The Equality Ins…
 
A golf game, a dare, and a life changing event that brought Tyler Schrenck out of a closet of his life that he never saw coming. From got it all going on, living an easy life with not a lot of intention, to suddenly having to depend on a group of people for his basic life necessities, Tyler shares how his closets helped him understand what was real…
 
No matter what the closet is that you are living in, in your life, there will always be some ridiculous level of guilt and shame associated with coming out of that closet. Guilt and shame of causing others pain. Guilt and shame of letting yourself or others down. Guilt and shame because you aren't playing by life's rules. BLAH, BLAH, BLAH! You will…
 
It's January 2020. HIV and AIDS have now been in our world since 1983. We've gone from pandemic panic to people living productive, healthy lives. Yet, there is still stigma, and lack of education, and no one giving a light-hearted look at life with HIV and AIDS. But why would we? That would be blasphemous. Or would it actually help the cause. Enter…
 
He went from being a youth pastor to a conversation with his Dad about his destiny, to now running a highly successful online business, all because he uncloseted himself to go live his destiny. Now he has a brand new book out, The Successful Speaker - 5 Steps For Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your Platform - which is fully aligned with h…
 
Men, boys, man boys - whatever you want to call the male species, seem to get their love and love making advice from tight lipped men, or loose lipped boys in the locker room. Neither usually serve them well and make them better men when it comes to love and love making. So let the tides shift, and invite the mother energy in to do the job of teach…
 
She already knows how to stand out in crowd. She's a STEM gal - science, technology, engineering, and math wizard. She's a woman in a mostly male dominated world - Chief Meteorologist at CBS 42 in Birmingham, Alabama. And, now she's coming out of the closet to live a minimalist life with her husband and three young kids...wait for it...in an RV. No…
 
Unredacted. Raw truth, Nothing censored. No obscurity. It takes a lot of guts and a real sense of self to say, here's my story - unredacted. Yet, most of us feel the need to keep our truth from the world, or at least some of it. However, it can be very cathartic and freeing to say, this is my truth. Jim Koury, author of Unredacted, takes us on a jo…
 
Sometimes you gotta have faith, and then other times you realize that maybe not believing in God is more your truth. But what kind of crisis of faith causes you to stop believing and to live in the integrity of your own truth? Geoff Kullman shares his coming out of the closet to become an Atheist story and everything that entails from leaving his c…
 
It’s about to be 2020. Or it might already be 2020 by the time you listen to this podcast. Instead of resolutions, how about creating a F*CK IT List to live by this year. It’s simple, it’s genuine, it’s honest, and it can be real if you put your mind to it. It’s also damn freeing. Your F*CK IT LIST can be your best friend this year, and here’s how …
 
It’s Christmas Eve, or right in the middle of Hanukkah, but regardless of where you are or the holiday you celebrate, how about giving yourself some really good, non-materialistic holiday gifts this holiday season. The kind of gifts that truly improve your life and bring you peace. No more feeling the blues about these holiday gifts, because these …
 
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