Case Twenty Four: Sexuality & Exercise


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CONTENT WARNING: This episode includes a frank discussion of abortion stigma in the second half of the episode. Please see below for timestamps and further descriptions of the content.

The Grand Coven leadership meets with the Governor of Brushland. Meanwhile, Kalila finally attends a Grimmer community meeting and helps a client process an old conflict.

Kalila Stormfire’s Economical Magick Services is written and produced by Lisette Alvarez. Kalila and her Shadow are played by Lisette Alvarez. Cixin Chen is played by Bree Page. Amad Khan is played by AJ Beckles. Clarence is played by Karim Kronfi. Janelle Grimmer is played by Anairis Quinones. High Priestess Gabrielle Ravenwood is played by Whitney Johnson. Governor Zhang is played by Sam Nguyen. This episode was edited by Sarah Buchynski.

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Episode Transcript

Description of potentially triggering content (contains spoilers):

  • Timestamp of case file: 12:58-28:45.
  • Context: Client has lingering pain in hips, Kalila works with them to understand it is from the anger and fear of stigma after having an abortion years ago.
  • Trigger warnings: discussion of abortion & related societal shaming, medical abuse/gaslighting, mention of past abusive relationships, a brief mention of transphobia (client is nonbinary), and allusions of being pressured into sex without protection.
  • Discussion of abortion includes conversations about societal shame about having the procedure and abusive "emergency pregnancy" centers. The client does NOT have personal shame about having the abortion, only shame about their perceived mistakes leading up to it.

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