QueerHustle Episode 22 – Be the Example You Didn’t Have with Jenna Slaughter

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Roberto sits down with self-love coach and host of The Unlearning Podcast, Jenna Slaughter. Through their podcast and coaching career, Jenna delivers a fresh outlook on emotions, communication and unlearning fear-based thinking. Jenna has had discussions on self-talk, relationships, personal development, radical self-acceptance, habit building, anxiety coping, authenticity…

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QueerHustle Episode 21 – Starting with the End in Mind with Jade Baranski

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with entrepreneur and business builder, Jade Baranski. Jade’s entrepreneurial journey started when they were nineteen. After a chance meeting while working at a restaurant and juggling five other jobs, Jade was offered a role that would change the trajectory of their career. Since then, Jade…

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QueerHustle Episode 19 – Authenticity at Scale with Dr. Sarah Skidmore

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with entrepreneur and marketing professional, Dr. Sarah Skidmore. Sarah is a leadership doctor and consultant who helps organizations develop their people to maximize the potential of their talent to ultimately help their business meet their goals. Michelle and Sarah discuss how to navigate self-awareness and…

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QueerHustle Episode 17 – Queering Capitalism with Jenn T. Grace

 Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with nationally recognized business strategist, speaker and award-winning author, Jenn T. Grace. A self-proclaimed “professional lesbian,” Jenn is on a mission to teach others everything they need to know about doing business with and marketing yourself to the LGBTQIA+ community. Michelle and Jenn discuss…

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QueerHustle Episode 16 – Adventurous Business with Jenn McAmis

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with Jenn McAmis from West Coast Adventure Vehicles, an organization that takes cargo vans and large trucks and turns them into RVs and campers. Amidst the current global pandemic, Jenn’s business has thrived, as Jenn details the rising popularity of RV and camping vehicles. Michelle…

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QueerHustle Episode 15 – Being Your Own Advocate with Dalia Kinsey

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with Dalia Kinsey from Kinsey Wellness And Communications. Dalia is a queer registered dietitian focused on serving the LGBTQIA+ community. Through her work, Dalia has curated inclusive virtual employee wellness programs that are LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC affirming. Michelle and Dalia talk about what inspired Dalia…

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QueerHustle Episode 14 – Creating Queer Community with Casper

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with the host of the Homoground podcast, Casper. Homoground is an audio podcast featuring music by queer (LGBTQIA+ & allied) bands/musicians. The podcast was created to bring exposure & access to non-mainstream bands, especially those in isolated communities. Michelle and Casper discuss the importance of…

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QueerHustle Episode 13 – Coming Out Coaching with Nancy Shadlock

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with coming out coach, Nancy Shadlock. Nancy is the CEO and Founder of Center Life Coaching and the host of the Coming Out Chronicles podcast. When she finally When she finally discovered that she didn’t have to divorce her spirituality to embrace her sexuality, she…

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QueerHustle Episode 12 – You CAN Make Money As An Artist! with Sam Skrimpz

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with mural artist and entrepreneur, Sam Skrimpz. Sam is the founder of FriedSkrimpz, a queer ran studio specializing in quality hand painted murals and large scale paintings, produced in the style of the artist. Michelle and Sam discuss Sam’s incredible entrepreneurial journey, the power of…

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QueerHustle Episode 11 – Following Your Passion with Brady Bates

 Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with wedding photographer and entrepreneur, Brady Bates. Brady has a passion for photography that inspired him to drop out of school early and pursue a career in the field full-time. His goal is to tell each couple’s story and share in the joy of…

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QueerHustle Episode 10 – Lesbian Relationship Rehab with Lynda Spann

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with relationship therapist and coach, Dr. Lynda Spann. Lynda is passionate about helping people grow amazing relationships. She has made it her life’s mission to figure out how to create a relationship that brings about pleasure, happiness, and ongoing growth. Michelle and Lynda discuss the…

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QueerHustle Episode 9 – Thriving In Your Niche with Libby Sinback

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with entrepreneur and dedicated relationship coach, Libby Sinback. Libby is a polyamorous relationship transformation coach and is the host of the Making Polyamory Work podcast where she tackles the hard questions about how to create and maintain authentic, loving and healthy non-monogamous relationships. Michelle and…

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QueerHustle Episode 8 – Showing Up as Your Full Nerd Self with Danielle Zarcaro

 Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with web developer and entrepreneur, Danielle Zarcaro. Danielle is the founder of Paperback Web Development, an organization that helps agencies, large & small businesses, and entrepreneurs get her clients on track, build websites and landing pages, and make website updates. Michelle and Danielle discuss…

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QueerHustle Episode 7 – How to Turn Controversy Into Cash with Erin St. John

 Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with entrepreneur and professional artist, Erin St.John. Erin is the owner of their family business, Saucy Pots Pottery, a retail store that provides handmade ceramics with saucy phrases printed on them. Michelle and Erin talk about the impact COVID-19 has had on her retail…

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QueerHustle Episode 6 – Why All Entrepreneurs Need Therapy with Dr. Cadyn Cathers

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with educator and clinician, Dr. Cadyn Cathers. Dr. Cathers is the Executive Director of The Affirmative Couch, an organization that supports mental health of sexual, gender, and relationship expansive communities through education. Dr. Cathers is also the interim co-director of the LGBT Specialization at Antioch…

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QueerHustle Episode 5 – How to Use Business to Help Others with Dr. Pavini Moray

 Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with sex therapist, educator and founder of Wellcelium, Dr. Pavini Moray. Wellcelium is a sexual wellness edtech company providing pragmatic skills for thriving relationships and sexuality through online learning. Michelle and Dr. Pavini talk about the importance of queer entrepreneurship, being a leader and…

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QueerHustle Episode 4 – Environmentally Enhancing Landscaping with Joey Fleenor

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with Joey Fleenor, co-owner at Greenscape Geeks, an organization that provides organic and sustainable landscape design and installation. Joey’s favorite part about owning Greenscape Geeks is the opportunity to make local communities better. Michelle and Joey discuss their shared experiences of entrepreneurship, Joey’s inspiring physical…

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QueerHustle Episode 3 – Thriving as an Entrepreneur with Carol McDonald

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle sits down with Carol McDonald, CEO of the social impact communications firm, Meridian Solutions. Carol is a seasoned activist, changemaker and communications professional with over 20 years of experience working in and for communities of color. Carol is also a multi-entrepreneur who runs a total of three…

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QueerHustle Episode 2 – Speak Your Truth with Arshad Hasan & Vicki Roush

Episode Summary In this episode of QueerHustle, Michelle chats with Arshad Hasan and Vicki Roush, Principals at Convey Communications, an organization that works with rising leaders, especially BIPOC, womxn and members of the LGBTQIA+ community to develop the skills and confidence to communicate. Arshad has an extensive background in executive leadership and, specifically, public communications.…

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