Humans have written about, talked about, sang about broken hearts and first loves and all the clichés that go with them, through the ages. But, we do not so often hear about the moment of awakening that comes with a positive, self-affirming romantic encounter -one that propels us further down the path of self love. We hear from writer Steven Reigns with a tribute to gay love and acceptance and from writer/performer Gabriela Garcia Medina with a poem about empowerment over pervasive pop music messages that try to keep a woman down. We also speak with anthropologist, Dr. Ysamur Flores-Peña about the origins of the St. Valentine’s Day and about love from romantic to divine.
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