Advocate Activism

Advocate Activism

Latest Episodes

Mini Episode – Samhain – The Celtic Roots of Halloween
October 12, 2021

Welcome Back! For this week’s mini episode, Rayah talks about the history of Samhain (pronounced “SAH-win”).  Halloween – Robert Burns Poem Video  Text FULL TRANSCRIPT If you want to support the work

Episode 11 – PDX March for Reproductive Rights
October 05, 2021

Welcome back! Recently we attended the PDX March for Reproductive Rights and so we wanted to do something a little different. We sat down and recorded our thoughts about the march, Texas Senate Bill H

Mini Episode – Guided Meditation with Amira
September 21, 2021

Hey all. Welcome to another mini episode! I’m Amira & this is Advocate Activism!   I thought I’d switch it up this week and share a guided meditation with you. We all could use a few moments to sit wi

Mini Episode – My Uterus, My Choice
September 07, 2021

Welcome to another mini episode! This week Rayah talks about what’s happening around abortion and the way fundamentalist christians use the bible to justify their anti-abortion stance. Here are some l

Episode 9 – Storyline Community
August 31, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of Advocate Activism. In this episode Rayah and I get the opportunity to talk to Sara & Anna from Storyline cCommunity, the faith-based/mutual aid organization, where I

Mini Episode – Why the F*ck are Activists so Judgmental?
August 24, 2021

Hey everyone!  Welcome back to another mini episode of Advocate Activism!  I’m Amira. When we started this podcast last year, I realized how therapeutic it was for us to have a space where we can shar

Episode 8 – Facing off with Fascists
August 17, 2021

Hey y’all!  Amira here. Welcome back to another episode of Advocate Activism!   In this episode Rayah and I talk about our experience last Tuesday at Planned Parenthood as Clergy Witness for our commu

Mini Episode – Too Beautiful for a Binary
August 10, 2021

Welcome back everyone! Rayah is kicking off this week’s mini episode with a talk they recently gave at a Trans and Mental Health event put on by Sander, Amira’s husband. In the talk, Rayah gives insig

Episode 7 – Using Your Body to Heal
August 03, 2021

In this episode Rayah and I talk about the cycle of trauma and how it affects our bodies, especially during crisis. We go into  the book “The Body Keeps the Score” and Rayah leads us into a guided Med