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Season 4 Episode 13: Rev. Alba Onofrio (a.k.a. Reverend Sex)

In this episode guest hosts Jenny Williams and Krysta Rexrode Wolfe talk with Rev. Alba Onofrio (they/them), a.k.a. “Reverend Sex” about queerness, activism, healing from spiritual violence, the good news of God in Appalachia, and what it means to be “antagonistically alive.” Alba is the Executive Director and Spiritual Strategist for queer-led Soulforce, which works to end the religious and political oppression of LGBTQ+ people by breaking open the ideologies of Christian Supremacy and healing the queer community’s spirits from Spiritual Violence.

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Season 3 Episode 18: Kenzie Walker, WV Mine Wars Museum

The colonization of the central Appalachian coalfields by extractive industries left scars on both the land and the people of the region, but it also left a rich heritage of resistance and perseverance. In this episode, Kenzie Walker of the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum talks with Joe and Brad about the importance of preserving that heritage, its impacts on the broader American labor movement, and its continued relevance in the world today

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