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We’re talking about the holy communion of bodies, and what the heck or hell or heaven it all means. Listen in on conversations about the many embodied intersections of sexuality and belief. Charlie Gray interviews guests as they share wine and personal experiences of the physical and metaphysical. Whether you were raised religious, are currently devout, nihilistic, or soul-searching, this podcast is for anyone looking to learn and listen to others reflect on the ways and reasons we move through life.

We’re talking about the holy communion of bodies, and what the heck or hell or heaven it all means. Listen in on conversations about the many embodied intersections of sexuality and belief. Charlie Gray interviews guests as they share wine and personal experiences of the physical and metaphysical. Whether you were raised religious, are currently devout, nihilistic, or soul-searching, this podcast is for anyone looking to learn and listen to others reflect on the ways and reasons we move through life.
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We’re talking about the holy communion of bodies, and what the heck or hell or heaven it all means. Listen in on conversations about the many embodied intersections of sexuality and belief. Charlie Gray interviews guests as they share wine and personal experiences of the physical and metaphysical. Whether you were raised religious, are currently devout, nihilistic, or soul-searching, this podcast is for anyone looking to learn and listen to others reflect on the ways and reasons we move through life.

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Episodes

Lelo and Lola: Hook-ups, Consent, and Dating in the Digital Age

1/8/2020
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My dear friend and sociologist, Nicole Andrejek, imbibes with me as we chat about our personal, and her professional, perspectives on sex and sexuality. Nicole discusses her research on sex and gender in a digital, fast-paced, and highly pressured era of dating, as we relate her findings to our own lived experiences. Episode Page Notes: "Black Feminist Thought" - Patricia Hill Collins https://www.amazon.com/Black-Feminist-Thought-Consciousness-Empowerment/dp/0415964725"The Vagina...

Duration:01:17:52

The Pines and Their People: Pakistan Reflections

12/18/2019
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Let's go to Pakistan! Join host, Charlie Gray, as she reflects on climate change, islamaphobia, creation stories, and the black market - all from her time in north-western Pakistan! Hope you're hungry, this is a delicious episode... Episode Page Notes: "Breading Sweetgrass" - Robin Wall Kimmerer "A Woman's Anatomy of Arousal" - Sheri Winston "The Wayfinders" - Wade Davis "The Tales of the Otori" - Gillian Rubinstein Pakistan's Melting Glaciers - Nazim Ullah Baig "Water, Profit and...

Duration:00:50:34

Power Hour: Dating Apps, Dad Jokes, and Military Occupation

12/4/2019
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Coming out as gay and anti-zionist... Jake Silver reflects on his experiences as a queer man both during his life growing-up Jewish in America as well as currently living in Israeli Occupied Palestine. Laugh and learn along with us on this episode of Body and Wine Podcast! Episode Page Notes: Zionism - https://www.palestine-studies.org/resources/special-focus/zionist-ideology-and-propaganda The Occupation -...

Duration:01:14:53

Now That I'm Free: Leaving Church and Finding Celebration

10/30/2019
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Former Christian pastor Heather Beamish opens up about her coming-out journey. She explores themes of faith, theologies, relationships, attraction, celebration, and diversity on this episode of Body and Wine: Conversations on Sex and Spirituality. Episode Page Notes: Generous Space Toronto https://www.facebook.com/generousspace/ The Liturgists Podcast https://theliturgists.com/ The Reformation Project: A Bible-based, gospel-centred approach to LGBTQ...

Duration:01:08:25

Rainbows Remind Me: Spoken Word by Heather Beamish

10/17/2019
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Tune in to this episode introducing us to Heather Beamish as we listen to her poems and musings on self-love, being queer, celebrating diversity, and having left the church to find...? Listener call-outs! Have a story to tell? Something to say about sexuality and/or spirituality? Record your voice for up to 10 minutes of audio time and send over to podcast@charliethegray.com and we'll post in our mini-episodes as we are able and at our discretion. Unsure about it? Shoot us an e-mail an...

Duration:00:11:22

It Starts With Your Heart: Masculinity, Music, and Islam

10/9/2019
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Grab a coffee and your favourite chocolate and sit with Raz and I as we reflect on Islam, masculinity, marriage, the hip-hop music industry, and more! Episode Page Notes "ChkChkBang""Why I Still Carry My Guitar""My World""Myself"LIstener call-outs! Have a story to tell? Something to say about sexuality and/or spirituality? Record your voice for up to 10 minutes of audio time and send over to podcast@charliethegray.com and we'll post in our mini-episodes as we are able and at our...

Duration:00:58:00

What Do I Want to Have Said?: Hip Hop from the Heart

9/25/2019
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On this episode of Body and Wine, we meet Toronto based hip-hop artist Raz. Listen to Raz weave sound and thought waves that explore personal faith, as he carves his own path in the music industry, and develops his understanding of masculinity. Do spirituality and music mix? Is music even permissible in Islam? What does it mean to be a man that supports women? "What Do I Want to Have Said?" is a sneak-peak into our longer conversation with Raz, out October 2019. Jam today with Raz's latest...

Duration:00:12:36

Call Me Buchette: Indigenous Identities Reclaiming, Relearning, Recovering

9/9/2019
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Guests Okie and her partner Tracy share about their lives as strong, Indigenous women in a colonized, hetero-normative world. If you're curious about what "two-spirited" means, or want to relate to others with identities that don't fit in a box, or seek solidarity with folks who've grown up not straight in a Christianized world - or more - check out this week's episode! Episode References: Land AcknowledgmentsAll My Relations PodcastTwo-SpiritedInconvenient IndianThomas King hereAny more...

Duration:00:49:18