Category: Health and Disability

BGWG 2: The Decriminalization of Drugs

Ebony and Steve return for the second episode of Black Gal, White Guy. In this show, they discuss movements to decriminalize drug possession including new legislation in Steve’s state of Oregon. The episode includes further discussion on topics like the racial elements of the war on drugs and the need to treat addicts as somebody in need of help, not somebody to be excessively punished.

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Interview: Deborah Ferber, Disability Theology

MennoNerd Deborah-Ruth Ferber joins the podcast as a guest to talk to Katelin about disability theology and inclusion in the Church. Topics include a variety of questions about how to make sure people with disabilities are fully included in the life of the church, how disabilities intersect with other oppressed groups, and Deborah’s own experience working within disability ministry.
Link
Anabaptist Disability Network
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Interview: Ted Swartz, Laughter Is Sacred Space (Part 2)

Ted Swartz joins the podcast. Ted is the leader of Ted & Company TheaterWorks, a theater group which “uses humor and professional storytelling to talk about issues of faith and social justice through live shows, DVDs, digital videos, scripts, discussion guides, and more” (from the Ted & Company website).
In this second part, Ted shares about his former partner Lee.
Links:

Ted & Company website
Ted & Company Twitter

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Interview: Ted Swartz, Laughter Is Sacred Space (Part 1)

Ted Swartz joins the podcast. Ted is the leader of Ted & Company TheaterWorks, a theater group which “uses humor and professional storytelling to talk about issues of faith and social justice through live shows, DVDs, digital videos, scripts, discussion guides, and more” (from the Ted & Company website).
In this first part, Ted discusses his backstory and the importance of laughter. In the second part, Ted shares about his former partner Lee.
Links:

Ted & Company website
Ted & Company Twitter

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