Talking points: growing up gay, LGBTQ+ issues, trans issues, culture

Fair warning, this is a different kind of episode than the ones I usually put out. I encourage you to listen to it fully. Thanks to Amir for his candor and willingness to come on the show.

Amir Odom takes time every week to reflect on…well, anything that’s been on his mind that week. Sometimes it’s current events, sometimes it’s a story from 10 years ago, sometimes it’s a conspiracy theory and sometimes it’s his alter ego “Jamal” going on a rant. You never know what you are going to get, but that’s what keeps it interesting.

[05:17] – Amir’s defining moment
[10:24] – What was life like for Amir growing up?
[21:34] – Do Black Americans still face systemic issues?
[27:27] – Is the culture most Black men grow up under not conducive? Why?
[29:14] – Broadly, what’s going on in the LGBTQ+ community?
[48:54] – Amir’s mission

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