Faces of Fortitude: Behind the Lens

A conversation series that provides a safe space for survivors of suicide trauma, to share their stories of grief, loss and survival. This podcast contains adult subject matter and discussions around mental illness, suicide and ...more

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October 27, 2022 00:51:44
Behind the Lens with Sarah Climaco

Behind the Lens with Sarah Climaco

In this episode we are happy to welcome Sarah Climaco, to share more of here story since doing here portrait session. In this episode we discuss her mother and here history with mental illness, how she survived such a scary time - and then ultimately how she has and is processing the suicide of here mother.  ...

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September 15, 2022 00:56:28
Behind the Lens with Annu Sangha

Behind the Lens with Annu Sangha

This months episode of Behind the Lens our guest is mother of two and suicide loss survivor, Annu Sangha. We met Annu first in August when she became our newest Face in the project, having her photo shoot. Now Annu is back to share more of her story. She wanted to share the difficult moments and her trajectory, in the hopes that it could possibly help someone else going through something similar.  Thank you Annu for sharing and thank you everyone who has listened.  Annu IG: @anew_puma    ...

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August 18, 2022 00:37:35
Behind the Lens with Pennie Saum

Behind the Lens with Pennie Saum

Pennie had her first Faces of Fortitude session in 2018. She returns to the podcast to share more of her story of suicidal ideation and incest survival. Pennie is a TEDx speaker, author or Brave and Unbroken and Founder of the Soul Fire Weekends.  https://penniesaum.com/  ...

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July 14, 2022 00:35:34
Behind the Lens with Isabel Aceves

Behind the Lens with Isabel Aceves

Todays episode we go BEHIND the Lens of the Faces of Fortitude shoot with Isabel Aceves, who became a Face of Fortitude in 2019 during a shoot in San Diego. Izzy is the owner of Wellness Bae Radio - and umbrella company for The Wellness Latina and Healing with Izzy. She is a Staff Sgt in the US Air Force and is a suicide attempt and rape survivor.  In this episode she talks about her trauma, how it has affected her life, and how she is doing now. https://linktr.ee/wellnessbaeradio     ...

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May 03, 2022 00:09:51
Welcome Back - Its time for a REFOCUS

Welcome Back - Its time for a REFOCUS

Welcome Back! After a 6 month hiatus for some self reflection and personal growth, I'm back. Its time for a much needed REFOCUS on how I extend my energy and engage with the world. This is a transitional episode. Short and sweeet - I explain where I have been, whats been happening, where I am NOW and wheree we are going as a community going forward.  Thank you for listening and Happy Spring!  ...

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September 02, 2021 00:48:12
Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell is a comedian, producer, actress, author and television personality. She can currently be seen on Season 2 of Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q In this episode Rosie & I talk about her re-emergence on Tiktok where we met, her history with the media, the REALLY exciting projects she has coming up, I even find out a few of her favorite snacks. As a bonus, in true Rosie fashion, she even had a few questions for me. I am so grateful to Rosie for taking the time to be on my little queer podcast. She is a great reminder that vulnerability and authenticity are superpowers to be celebrated. Cover photo of Rosie by Eric McNatt  ...

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