A Conversation with Writer and Director Darren Stein about his life, coming out, and his classic cult film, JAWBREAKER.
May 17, 2016
Hosted by Danielle Delaney
The spotlight shines on Darren Stein, Writer and Director, as we discuss the cult following of his classic film "Jawbreaker" and the meaning and message of his film "GBF" among his other projects. Please join us as we talk about how Darren began as a filmmaker, what it is like to "come out" to one's family and to others, public displays of affection, issues in the GLBT community that are issues affecting all humans, and what drives him as a powerful individual in the film industry. Listen in and come along on his journey from his childhood to becoming a respected, revered, talented and recognized force in film.
The Real Deal with Danielle Delaney
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This show is about discussing experiences and traumas that individuals endure and learning how they persevere through them. We talk to guests for clarification of exactly how to find the path to reclaim your life and to be in the driver’s seat. Our show is about personal empowerment. Our guests are compelling people whom, along with Danielle, can provide knowledge and insight and direction to empower you and guide you with firsthand knowledge. Nothing is sugarcoated. This is the Real Deal. Guests, physicians and celebrities are speaking from real, personal experience or expertise. There is power in recognizing and talking about issues, so let’s talk about them! As a Counselor, I use cognitive behavioral counseling psychology to create lasting change.
Danielle Delaney is a Certified Crisis Counselor, specialist in addiction and recovery aftercare, rape crisis counselor, and a sober coach and Interventionist. She also specializes in the area of adults molested as children as well as GLBT issues and drug-assisted rape and survivors of domestic violence. She is the President and CEO of an international sober companioning corporation, Danielle Delaney Counseling, Inc., which provides nurses and companions to people who are discharged from inpatient facilities and sober living homes, so that they may have invaluable assistance in beginning their lives again with structure. Danielle maintains a private practice in Hollywood, California and works with crime survivors with the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) for The City of Long Beach and works as a state certified court advocate. She is also a writer and is a contributor to numerous health journals including those for the Minority Health Institute, The Association of Black Cardiologists, and the National Medical Association, and has been filmed for a segment for the television series The Doctors. The County of Los Angeles Office of Protocol has hailed Danielle as a proven asset to the City and County of Los Angeles. Danielle holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA and has earned additional certifications at the Sexual Assault Crisis Agency in Orange County. As a survivor herself, she is uniquely qualified to understand and assist her clients.