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Leo Yockey is a transgender, biracial, Tanzanian-American millennial. He is also a software engineer, comedian and advocate recovering from existential dread and burnout. Listen in for a chance to be a fly on the wall as he talks to a diverse array of friends and colleagues. Topics of conversation include racial and gender identity, mental health, spirituality, and redefining success in this rapidly changing world. Stay evolving!

Leo Yockey is a transgender, biracial, Tanzanian-American millennial. He is also a software engineer, comedian and advocate recovering from existential dread and burnout. Listen in for a chance to be a fly on the wall as he talks to a diverse array of friends and colleagues. Topics of conversation include racial and gender identity, mental health, spirituality, and redefining success in this rapidly changing world. Stay evolving!

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United States

Description:

Leo Yockey is a transgender, biracial, Tanzanian-American millennial. He is also a software engineer, comedian and advocate recovering from existential dread and burnout. Listen in for a chance to be a fly on the wall as he talks to a diverse array of friends and colleagues. Topics of conversation include racial and gender identity, mental health, spirituality, and redefining success in this rapidly changing world. Stay evolving!

Twitter:

@leovolving

Language:

English


Episodes

There's No Place Like NoHo (Home Alliance)

12/21/2021
In the season 2 finale, Leo interviews his NoHo Home Alliance colleagues Antoinette Scully, Jolly Hollamon and Lex Roman. They discuss their work with NHHA, debunk common myths about homelessness, and explain how to get involved in your own community. Support NoHo Home Alliance! Donate - https://www.nohohome.org/noplacelikenoho Volunteer - https://www.nohohome.org/volunteer Instagram; Twitter Follow Leo! website; tiktok; instagram; twitter By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:44:31

Internal Conflict Resolution (Rayna Jhaveri)

12/7/2021
Leo and Rayna Jhaveri share a deep discussion about identity and embracing our many parts. Follow Leo! website; tiktok; instagram; twitter Follow Rayna! https://www.instagram.com/the.punkmonk Purchase My Grandmother's Hands! https://bookshop.org/a/54905/9781942094470 By: Leo Yockey

Duration:01:04:32

Connecting to Your Ancestors While Biracial (Stephanie Solis)

11/23/2021
Leo invites his close friend Stephanie Solis to discuss “witchy” things. Stephanie shares how she discovered that meditation was a personal strength, the challenges and rewards of connecting to ancestors as a biracial person, and the difference between reading about spiritual concepts and actually trying them. Learn Whose Native Land You're Occupying! https://native-land.ca/ Follow Leo! website; tiktok; instagram; twitter Follow Stephanie on...

Duration:00:48:56

Breaking Down the Gender Binary (Chris Angel Murphy)

11/9/2021
Leo interviews LGBTQ+ Educator and Small Business Owner Chris Angel Murphy about their experience being nonbinary in a binary-centric society. They also discuss the process of distinguishing personal identity from childhood trauma as well as when to prioritize your safety vs. others'. Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter Follow Chris Angel! Allyship is a Verb podcast; instagram By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:56:06

Read Some Romance (Addie Woolridge)

10/26/2021
Addie Woolridge returns to talk about her latest book, The Bounce Back. Addie and Leo also discuss failure, belonging, and the important role that romance novels play in our culture. Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter Purchase Addie's books (and support The Leo Yockey Show)! The Checklist; The Bounce Back Follow Addie! website; instagram; twitter By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:37:45

What is Morality? (TRISHES)

10/19/2021
Leo interviews musical artist TRISHES about her upcoming album, The Id. They also discuss morality, zero sum politics, and their unique positions between privilege and oppression. Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter See TRISHES live! Album release show 10/25 in Hollywood: https://www.trishes.com/live Follow TRISHES! Pre-save the full-length album, The Id; Watch music videos on YouTube; instagram; twitter By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:45:31

Embrace the Chaos (Leah Frazier)

10/12/2021
Think Three Media CEO Leah Frazier is a multi-licensed attorney turned fashion and marketing guru. Leah discusses the path she took to becoming one of the most successful women in Dallas. Leo and Leah offer a fresh perspective for looking at the success of others. Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter Follow Leah! PR Yourself Podcast; ebook instagram; twitter; facebook By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:33:14

Put Yourself Out There (Nick DeJesus)

9/28/2021
Leo and Software Engineer Nick DeJesus open up to each other about some of their negative experiences in the tech industry. After an alarming interruption, Nick details his path to finding a new specialty in his career; Leo and Nick discuss the key to bouncing back from mistreatment in the workplace. Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter Follow Nick! https://twitter.com/Dayhaysoos By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:57:55

Media is More Powerful Than Education (Alli Santos)

9/21/2021
Leo mentions Lil Nas X, which sends him and guest Alli Santos into a long conversation about representation in media. They discuss the evolving role of personal identity in our society, the fallacy of binary thinking, and the importance of representation in media. Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter Follow Alli! website; instagram By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:54:07

The Huge Quit Movement (Sean Page)

9/14/2021
Why did the pandemic cause everyone to quit their jobs? In the season 2 premiere, Leo is joined by Tech Recruiter Sean Page to unpack this question. They discuss scarcity vs. abundance; religion; common pitfalls of inclusivity; and how to find a job you feel passionate about. Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter Follow Sean! twitter; Propel job board By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:50:01

Season 2 Trailer

9/7/2021
Trailer for season 2 of The Leo Yockey Show, coming every Tuesday starting September 14! Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter By: Leo Yockey

Duration:00:02:22

Your Body Holds Memories (Stephanie Somatics)

8/31/2021
In the season 1 finale, Leo is joined by an old friend and Somatic Healer, Stephanie Somatics. Stephanie explains the body's ability to communicate with us, the similarities between the gut and the brain, and specific challenges that empaths face. Leo and Stephanie both open up about their healing journeys. Follow Leo! website; instagram; tiktok; twitter Follow Stephanie! instagram; website By: Leo Yockey

Duration:01:00:02

Best of Season 1

8/24/2021
If you haven’t listen to The Leo Yockey Show yet, this episode is the perfect place to start! Either way, this is a great peak into Leo’s favorite conversations and to look back on some of the greatest moments of the 1st season thus far. Leo also opens up about his true motivation in starting the podcast. Clips include the dark and light side of personality traits, utilizing privilege for good, inserting joy into day-to-day life, staying true to yourself despite society’s expectations, and...

Duration:00:56:53

It's All About Who You Know (Pariss Athena)

8/17/2021
Black Tech Pipeline CEO chats with Leo to explain why the diversity issues in tech aren't a "pipeline issue." Leo connects Pariss' past career experiences as an actress, wax specialist, and software engineer to her current business as a recruiter. Finally, Pariss gives solid advice on how to get a leg up in a new career path. Follow Leo! Instagram; TikTok; Twitter Follow Pariss! Twitter; LinkedIn; Instagram Follow Black Tech Pipeline! Twitter; Instagram; Website; Newsletter By:...

Duration:00:48:16

Everything You Went Thru Brought You Here (Braxton Fleming)

8/10/2021
From a relationship ending due to "not doing enough" with his life to being an inspiration to trans men and entrepreneurs around the world, Braxton Fleming's life path is full of fascinating connections. Braxton and Leo discuss Braxton's nursing career lending itself to him founding Stealth Bros & Co, a luxury medical supply company; his commitment to the trans community being a "missing link" that, once discovered, allowed him to unlock his maximum potential; the meaning behind his...

Duration:00:58:16

Service-Oriented Leadership (Valerie Phoenix)

8/3/2021
Leo meets with guest Valerie Phoenix to discuss how her lifelong history or service-oriented leadership led her to start Tech By Choice. They also talk about the surprising ways in which her nontechnical degrees have helped her in tech, and how our relationship with money evolves over time. Follow Leo! instagram.com/leoyockey; tiktok.com/@leoyockey; twitter.com/leovolving Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning! leoyockey.com Follow...

Duration:00:44:33

Murphy Bug - Community Reinforces Intuition (#ProtectOakFlat)

7/27/2021
Musician and Activist Murphy Bug has been on an intuition-led journey to discovering and living his truth. He shares his experience road-tripping across the country in the month leading up to the election, how his marketing career made him a better artist, and the was in which community reinforces his intuition. The episode ends with Leo giving advice on how to be yourself in any room and Murphy expressing how we can help protect sacred Apache land, Oak Flat. Contribute to NoHo Home...

Duration:01:00:42

Meghan Q Barrett - Do Major Life Changes Create Anxiety?

7/20/2021
Meghan went from experiencing postpartum anxiety to creating a safe space for mothers of young kids to find community and support. Meghan and Leo discuss the anxiety that comes with major life changes (even the positive ones!) and the importance of creating time for yourself, especially once your schedule gets busy. Follow Leo! instagram.com/leoyockey; tiktok.com/@leoyockey; twitter.com/leovolving Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning! leoyockey.com Follow...

Duration:00:54:22

Tyler Christiansen - Laziness Vs. The Wrong Career Path

7/13/2021
Leo has a conversation with his comedy classmate Tyler. They discuss the difference between being lazy and being in the wrong career, Tyler's journey to become a voiceover actor, and the advantages of understanding your identity at a young age. Follow Leo! instagram.com/leoyockey; tiktok.com/@leoyockey; twitter.com/leovolving Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning! leoyockey.com Follow...

Duration:00:51:31

Shannon Hay - Self-Discovery and Storyboarding

7/6/2021
How did Leo's high school friend Shannon Hay become a Storyboard Revisionist for Muppet Babies? Lots of self-discovery and exploration! Shannon shares their journey of learning how they communicate as an artist and how their personal identity has helped them practice empathy with their characters. Leo and Shannon also chat about the advantages and disadvantages of growing up in the LGBTQIA community in a conservative town. Follow...

Duration:00:47:52