069: Leverage the Law to Create Progressive Change with the Legendary Lake Perriguey, Founder of Law Works, LLC

069: Leverage the Law to Create Progressive Change with the Legendary Lake Perriguey, Founder of Law Works, LLC

Lake Perriguey owns Law Works LLC, a full service law firm in downtown Portland, which handles many types of legal matters, including civil rights litigation. Lake is probably best known in the Beaver State for bringing the federal lawsuit that established marriage equality for same-sex couples in 2013. Last year, he handled the first successful action for non-binary legal recognition in the United States by pushing the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles to acknowledge a third gender marker on all licenses and IDs in the state. Lake’s been in business as an independent solo lawyer with no staff for the past 10 years.

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068: Take the Sexual Empowerment Journey and Change Your Whole Life with Amy Jo Goddard, Author, Speaker, and Sexual Health Empowerment Coach

068: Take the Sexual Empowerment Journey and Change Your Whole Life with Amy Jo Goddard, Author, Speaker, and Sexual Health Empowerment Coach

Hailing from a Military Dad and a Recovering-Catholic-Proudly-Sandra-Dee-Mom, Amy Jo Goddard had no other choice but to become a sex educator just to sail the shaky waters of human experience and help her family survive. Actually they don’t really take sex advice from her. But thousands of others have—Amy Jo is author of Woman on Fire: Nine Elements to Wake up Your Erotic Energy, Personal Power and Sexual Intelligence and co-author of the best-selling classic Lesbian Sex Secrets for Men. She earned her Master’s degree in Human Sexuality Education at New York University and has been teaching and speaking about feminism and sexuality for over two decades.

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067: Master the Secrets of Building an Online YouTube Community & Business with Nico Moscoso, Founder of Scarlet Moon and Integrative Mysticism

067: Master the Secrets of Building an Online YouTube Community & Business with Nico Moscoso, Founder of Scarlet Moon and Integrative Mysticism

Nico is the founder of Scarlet Moon and Integrative Mysticism, a YouTube channel. He started his business 5 years ago, and connects fellow astrologers and tarot card readers from around the globe through his virtual communities and in-person retreats. With over 5 million YouTube views, Nico humbly shares that all he wanted to do when he initially started his YouTube channel was to reach out and connect with other spiritual/pagan people. Learn more about Nico’s success in building an online community in this episode.

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066: Blend Your Personal Brand and Your Passions to Build a Successful Business with Perry Cohen, Founder of The Venture Out Project

066: Blend Your Personal Brand and Your Passions to Build a Successful Business with Perry Cohen, Founder of The Venture Out Project

Perry Cohen realized a lifelong dream of combining his love of the outdoors, his commitment to social justice, his own trans & queer identity, and his professional life when he founded The Venture Out Project, a business that brings the queer community together to experience the beauty and fun of the wilderness with trips run by queer people for queer people. Perry also serves as the lead facilitator and trainer for the Venture Out Project’s gender and diversity training program, where he has presented in front of audiences at UC Davis, The University of Maryland, Colby College, Middlebury College, The University of New Mexico, and other institutions. Perry has two children, a partner, and a chocolate lab, and calls the hills and trails of Western Massachusetts home.

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065: Harness Your Rainbow Superpowers in Business with Matthew VanHorn, Co-Founder of LGBTQ Entrepreneur

065: Harness Your Rainbow Superpowers in Business with Matthew VanHorn, Co-Founder of LGBTQ Entrepreneur

Matthew VanHorn co-founded LGBTQ Entrepreneur, a coaching business aimed to support rainbow family members take the entrepreneurial leap. Matthew started his first coaching business 7 years ago where he supported gay, bisexual, and queer men gain more confidence and self-love so that they could improve their intimate lives. He and his partner Caleb both experienced great success building their own businesses, and now they work together helping people in the LGBTQ community gain the confidence, clarity, and courage it takes to make a big difference with the work they do.

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032: Recognize the Unique Perspective You Bring to Business with Jason Behrmann, from Queer Tech Montreal

032: Recognize the Unique Perspective You Bring to Business with Jason Behrmann, from Queer Tech Montreal

Jason Behrmann serves as the Vice-President and Chief of Communications for Queer Tech Montreal, a community advocacy group for LGBTQ professionals in the tech startup sector. He completed his doctorate in biomedical science from the University of Montréal and a post-doctorate at McGill. His research focused on assessing the social and ethical implications of technologies in healthcare for LGBTQ populations and Queer rights in medicine. A long-time out entrepreneur, he currently is a communications strategist in science and technology.

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