Episode 37 – Season One Finale

Episode 37:

Host of Pride Connections
Melissa DaSilva

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down to tell the listeners of Pride Connection about Season One of the show coming to an end.

But have no fear, she informs us that there will be a Season Two on the horizon. So make sure you subscribe on iTunes, and follow the show on Social Media for updates!

It’s been an amazing first Season, and we can’t wait to see what Melissa and guests have planned for Season Two!

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Episode 35 – The One to Make Change

Episode 35:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down with Aaron Sokell. Aaron is an entrepreneur who founded the LGBT network “Embrace” in 2015. And has been leading it since then with a group of 7 team members.

During this episode, you will learn about Aaron’s journey of growing up in a religious household and becoming a leader who is using his experience to change and inspire the world.

This is an inspirational episode you won’t want to miss!

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Episode 32 – Out of the Box Inspirations

Episode 32:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down with Nigel Moya. As a transformational speaker, trainer, and coach, Nigel is a leading expert in helping people and organizations create success and abundance through wisdom.

On this episode, you will learn about Nigel’s journey from feeling lost and hopeless to becoming a coach himself.  Due to this personal experience and transformation, Nigel knew that he was called to share with others what he had learned. Nigel is taking his own life experiences to inspire and change the world.

This is a great episode you won’t want to miss!

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Episode 31 – From Shy to Success

Episode 31:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down with Kevin Basham. Kevin is an entrepreneur, the co-founder of Plastic Expert which is one of the UK’s leading plastic recycling companies. He is also the co-founder of KOMPAKT which is one of the UKs leading suppliers of recycling equipment.

On this episode of Pride Connections, you learn more about Kevin’s journey growing up as a shy kid at an all boys school to becoming one of the most inspiring entrepreneurs in recent years. His focus is on making the world a better place through recycling and his impact is inspiring.

This is a great episode you won’t want to miss!

Where to Find :

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Kevin’s Business Coaching Services

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Episode 30 – Yoga with Chuck

Episode 30:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down with Chuck Raffoni! Chuck is a certified yoga instructor who runs his own style of classes called Relax and Recharge!

On today’s episode, you will learn more about Chuck’s journey of becoming a yoga instructor and how he is using what he learned through his education and family experience to help inspire and change the world!

This is a very inspiring episode you won’t want to miss!

Where to Find Chuck Raffoni:

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Check out Chuck’s Broga Yoga Locations

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Episode 29 – Healthy Doesn’t Have to be Hard

Episode 29:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down with Erika Tsipouras. Erika is a foodie and a health coach from Newton, Massachusetts with her fiancé.

On today’s episode, you will learn more about Erika’s journey from going from a family owned business to becoming the founder and CEO of Team Be Stronger. And you will learn how she is using her love for healthy living to inspire people and change the world.

This is a very informative episode you won’t want to miss!

Where to Find Erika Tsipouras:

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Episode 28 – Polyamory Doesn’t Mean Orgy

Episode 28:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down with Kitty Chambliss. Kitty is a polyamorous, sex-positive author, educator, relationship coach, speaker and activist. Kitty is the founder and creator of the website and revolution, Loving Without Boundaries.

On this episode, you will learn more about polyamorus relationships and Kitty’s own journey in her polyamorous relationship. She talks about jealousy within her own relationships and how she has overcome it!

This is a very educational episode you won’t want to miss!

Where to Find Kitty Chambliss:

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Loving Without Boundaries Blog

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Episode 27 – Houston Has a Trailblazer

Episode 27:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down with Justyn Smith! Justyn is currently completing his Ph.D. at Sam Houston State University. He is licensed in the state of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern and specializing in the clinical areas of anxiety, depression, relationships and men’s issues.

You will learn more about Justyn and how he is changing the LGBTQ community as we know it as he specializes in are affirmative counseling, coming out, sexual orientation identity, social stigma, open relationships and Queer people of color.

This is an episode you won’t want to miss!

Where to Find Justyn Smith:

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Episode 26 – The Gaytheist

Episode 26:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down Callie Wright who is an activist, speaker, and host of The Gaytheist Manifesto podcast.  Her podcast explores the intersection of the atheist movement and the LGBTQ rights movement.

During this episode, you will learn more about Caliie’s journey through life after coming out as a transgender women in 2013. And how she is using her voice for the LGBTQ community in the atheist movement, and how she is changing the world of  secularism within the LGBTQ community.

This is an episode you won’t want to miss!

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Episode 25 – Being A Trans* Canadian Advocate

Episode 25:

On this episode of Pride Connections, host Melissa DaSilva sits down with Florence Ashley. Florence is a transfeminine activist based in Tio’tia:ke (also known as Montreal, Canada) and an LL.M. candidate at McGill University.

During this episode, you will learn more about Florence’s journey through academia, and how she is using her platform to change transgender laws around the world.

This is an episode you won’t want to miss!

Where to Find Florence Ashley:

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