Posts By: Joy Val

  • Podcast Episodes

    Ep.14 End Of Season 1

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    Joy and Grecia wrap up season one of the podcast. They talk about their summer and their upcoming plans. You can keep up with them during their break by following them on Instagram @parttimeexploradora and the @the_next_hemingüey

  • Podcast Episodes

    Ep. 13 Danyeli

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    This week Joy and Grecia talk with Danyeli Rodriguez Del Orbe. Danyeli (IG: afrodomincanxthings) is a Bronx-based Dominican poet that writes about growing up afro-latinx, Dominican, undocummented, and avoiding dusty men. We discuss her move to LA, she warns us about Dominican men, and gives us the wisest “Take Out the Trash” segment ever.

  • Podcast Episodes

    Ep. 12 Niko

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    This week Joy and Grecia talk with their friend NIko. Niko is Basic Brown Nerd that likes to dissect chisme intellectually while drinking mate or pumpkin spice lattes. They talk about World Cup and Mexican fans burning the Salvadoran flag, bad sex, and church retreats.

  • Uncategorized

    Ep. 11 Listeners’ Episode P2

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    We pick up right where we left off and finish answering listener questions while being a little too “happy” . . . oops! We’re answering a bit more about our dating history, what being a white ally means, the “extra” woke people, navigating academia, and learning a bit more about each other. We have some… Read more »

  • Podcast Episodes

    Ep. 10 Listener Episode P1

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    This is our listener episode. We briefly talk about Anthony Bourdain and then answer some of your questions! Look out for Part 2 for the rest! 

  • Feminism, Podcast Episodes

    Ep. 9 – “Man’s Perspective”

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    This week, we address the men that keep asking us to give the man’s perspective. We also talk about Royal Wedding, why we do what we want, and we drop a lot of F-Bombs in the process.  

  • Decolinize, Feminism, Podcast Episodes

    Episode 8: Meet Monica -A Professional Hypewoman

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    On Basic Brown Nerds episode 8, we are introducing Basic Brown Nerds to Monica! So who is Monica? Monica (she/her/hers) is an undocumented DACA recipient and works as a social worker in Sacramento, CA. She loves to travel and write/rant about social justice on and off social media. Our brown girl friendship began off of Instagram,… Read more »

  • Feminism, Mental Health

    Ep.7 – Setting Boundaries

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    This week we talk boundaries! Boundaries are a form of self-care. We talk about how to set them with strangers, friends, and even our families. Even how we navigate this growing up in a latinx family. It’s so important to communicate our boundaries in relationships. We’re also saying NO! to the Tias and Fam that… Read more »

  • Mental Health, Podcast Episodes

    Ep.6 – Mental Health Check – In

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    This week Joy and Grecia have a Mental Health Check-In. They discuss some of their coping mechanisms, being aware of their symptoms, and how they’re trying to get their lives together

  • Decolinize, Mental Health

    Ep.5 Mimosa Rant

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    This week Joy and Grecia talk about traditions, religions, quinciañeras, some Latinx history all while drinking some mimosas.