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New York City, NY

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Tune in as blogger Trini Trent and his guest co-hosts tackle pop culture issues. From under his mango tree to the streets of New York City, this opinionated Trinidadian shares his thoughts on music, television, race, culture, gender, sex and sexuality.

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@TriniTrent

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English


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School Days Were The Worst Days

8/15/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at School Days Were The Worst Days "Your school days are your best days." That's an old saying that is popular in Trinidad and Tobago. However, bullying and incessant homophobia made my time in school anything but fun. This episode of the Trini Trent Radio podcast is personal for me. As I continue on my journey of self-discovery, I recognise there are unresolved issues in my past. It amazes me when men boast about bullying people during their school days. They beam...

Duration: 00:30:06


Cuckoo For Conflict Resolution

8/8/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at Cuckoo For Conflict Resolution Worldstar! Forget conflict resolution, let's knock somebody out. Compassion is weakness. Love is for school girls. Indeed, the only important thing in life is winning. Congratulations, you just played yourself. In fact, you let your ego play you. Every day of our lives presents situations that could either lead to stronger connections or conflict. Unfortunately, many of us choose the latter because we are driven by pride and...

Duration: 00:32:18


No Rise Filter For The Soul

7/11/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at No Rise Filter For The Soul "You are fat...Your nose is too wide...You are too small to qualify for Eggplant Fridays...Your skin is too dark...You need the rise filter." Those of us who spend long periods of time scanning social media are exposed to an array of messages that compel us to conform to skewed standards of beauty. However, as we look toward those impossible benchmarks, we forget to work on forming a healthy sense of self. Photo editing software...

Duration: 00:34:48


Social Media, Faffing And You

7/4/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at Social Media, Faffing And You Sharing happenings in our lives on social media has become a regular part of our daily lives. Yet, when activities become habits that govern our time, we need to ask, "Do I have a problem?" My return to Trinidad and Tobago triggered several changes in my life, among which was anxiety. Dealing with reverse culture shock and adjusting to a "new" way of life were tall tasks, and that pressure was worsened by my use of social...

Duration: 00:44:33


Trini Trent Radio: Do I Sound Gay?

12/3/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Do I Sound Gay? Trini Trent Radio took a short break for Thanksgiving but that doesn’t mean Terry Torro and I have been lazy. On the Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Trini Trent Radio: No Fats, No Fems, No Blacks

11/5/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: No Fats, No Fems, No Blacks Remember when Terry Torro and I chatted about our relationship struggles in the Sup episode of Trini Trent Radio? Well, a new Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Trini Trent Radio: Black is Ugly

10/29/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Black is Ugly When we first launched Trini Trent Radio, we hit the ground running with a range of topics addressing the various pressures black Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Trini Trent Radio: Grace Jones Tried to Warn Us

10/22/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Grace Jones Tried to Warn Us You wanna be on top? Cue that America’s Next Top Model theme song, Tyra because we are about to talk abut the Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Trini Trent Radio: You Are Potato Salad

10/15/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: You Are Potato Salad If you are dating a man who is already committed to someone else, you are a side piece. You are not the Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Trini Trent Radio: The Other F Word

10/1/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: The Other F Word On this week’s episode of Trini Trent Radio, we are talking about forgiveness. It is something that we all receive and issue Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Trini Trent Radio: Growing Up Gay

8/19/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Growing Up Gay Homophobia, child abuse, homelessness, rape. Those are all problems that gay men and suspected homosexuals endure on their way to adulthood, especially Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 01:11:04


Trini Trent Radio: Privilege is Power

8/13/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Privilege is Power It may be hard to believe but we are all privileged in some way. Yes, that’s right, even a black, gay man Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 01:19:56


Trini Trent Radio: 10 Steps to Happiness

8/6/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: 10 Steps to Happiness If you spend too much time on social media, you may assume that the world is a pressure cooker on the verge Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 01:07:26


Trini Trent Radio: Black People

7/30/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Black People Black people in America have a serious problem and it does not involve their white counterparts. The first episode of the Trini Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 01:17:56


Trini Trent Radio: Your Instagram Is a Liar

7/23/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Your Instagram Is a Liar Filters and contours and angles. Oh my! Instagram has given people the power to tap into the world of smoke and mirrors Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 01:03:38


Trini Trent Radio: Stereotypes Sting

7/16/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Stereotypes Sting Stereotypes are generalisations that paint entire groups of people with a single brush. They offer little room for variation and lead to Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 00:57:30


Trini Trent Radio: Body by KFC

7/9/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Body by KFC In previous episodes of Trini Trent Radio, Terry Torro and Ispoke about the body images issues that plagueblack men as well as Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 01:10:40


Trini Trent Radio: A Buller Man Wedding

7/2/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: A Buller Man Wedding Same-sex marriage has finally been legalised across the United States and as expected, many people are upset. In addition to the oh-so-boisterous Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 01:04:19


Trini Trent Radio: Smoked Out the Closet

6/25/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Smoked Out the Closet Isn’t it fun and exciting to share the latest gossip about who might be gay? Even better, when that person’s business – Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 00:54:40


Trini Trent Radio: Introverts Unite

6/18/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Introverts Unite Similar to most pimps, it’s hard out here for an introvert. In this digital world that is so heavily dominated by social Visit Trini Trent - Thoughts From Under The Mango Tree

Duration: 00:49:37

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