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This is #SafeWordSociety...a podcast hosted by the Founder of Collectively Speaking, Kristen McCallum and co-hosted by BIWOC & Harlem native, Lamika Young. Tune in every Tuesday to hear the latest about living. loving & thriving in NYC as #QTPOC. Be sure to subscribe, leave a review and tell all your friends!

Aug 1, 2017

We sat with Sasha Alexander and Olympia Perez of Black Trans Media for an episode that is long overdue and critically necessary to share. We were guided through the realities of criminalization from the trans perspective, the necessity of authentic ally-ship and the discourse around "what does safety look like?" for...


Jul 25, 2017

Our latest guest, Yéwá, is on summer break from Binghamton U and back home in Brooklyn! She stops by to chat with us about highlighting queerness in the African community, how she navigates depression through poetry and what she loves  & hates about studying psychology. We also get into her hilarious attempts at...


Jul 18, 2017

We were handed our ENTIRE LIVES during the recording session with self-proclaimed blackademic, Jagadisa-devasri Dacus. Needless to say, we are beyond honored to share all the gems with you! He took us through his incredible journey of scholarship in social work and HIV prevention, getting funded by the National...


Jul 11, 2017

We were so grateful that our AMAZING guest for this bonus episode, Francisco-Luis White, had a quick minute to stop by and record with us while in NYC for a poetry reading! With 45 minutes on the clock, we were able to get some insight on how a self-proclaimed introvert becomes endorsed by Jill Stein for Boston City...


Jul 4, 2017

*Note - Slight sound issues because... technology. You may need to adjust the sound levels a bit but you'll love the episode anyway!

It's #SafeWordTues and we are super excited to share this episode with you because who doesn't have wanderlust, right?! We chat with photographer & creative powerhouse, Debbie Jean-Lamonte...