Bolton, Brexit, Black Girls Rock and Battling Loneliness


This week, Karleigh and Dawn tackle the B side of the news: Bolton, Brexit, BET’s BlackGirlsRock controversy and battling loneliness.

John Bolton resigned Tuesday as President Trump’s National Security Advisor. Britain’s parliament was suspended Tuesday as the Brexit whirlwind spins the U.K. and the European Union into a frenzy, and actress and advocate Angelica Ross of FX’s “Pose” called out BET for excluding trans women of color from its Black Girls Rock program.

All those topics plus Dawn and Karleigh’s tips on how to combat loneliness, in this week’s podcast.

We talked so much about sports last week, we focused our entire episode on other things! Like… President Trump fired John Bolton on Tuesday. Read all about it here.

The latest on the Brexit controversy, as reported by CNN, can be found here.

Read about Angelica Ross’s protest by clicking here. Find out about her amazing show, “Pose” on FX by clicking here.

And if you really want to know more about my mental health crisis, I blogged about it in 2015. That link is here.

If you are a trans or gender-nonconforming person considering suicide, Trans Lifeline can be reached at 877-565-8860. LGBT youth (ages 24 and younger) can reach the Trevor Project Lifeline at 1-866-488-7386. Adults can contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 24 hours a day, and it’s available to people of all ages and identities.

We look forward to next week, our next to last episodes on this platform before we move to Outsports!


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