Taliatha Hudson-Palmer and Nancy Kalina

Recorded February 4, 2023 Archived February 4, 2023 54:32 minutes
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One Small Step partners Taliatha Hudson-Palmer (43) and Nancy Kalina (58) discuss their experiences in same-sex marriages, and how their Jewish and Mormon upbringings shaped their identities.

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Both partners describe why they wanted to participate in One Small Step
Both partners describe their academic backgrounds and the cities where they live
Both partners discuss being in same-sex marriages and how they felt when marriage equality was codified by the Supreme Court and in their states
Taliatha describes growing up Mormon and being excommunicated when she married a woman
Nancy describes her Jewish upbringing, her current spiritual views, and how she came to celebrate Passover with a "Liberation Feast" rather than a traditional Seder
Nancy describes her role helping people with disabilities as a Rehabilitation Counselor
Nancy describes her experience with the "invisible disability" of epilepsy
Taliatha discusses how she became a Psychology professor
Nancy describes coming out to her family
Both partners share their personal political values
Both partners share what they will take with them from this conversation


  • Taliatha Hudson-Palmer
  • Nancy Kalina

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Virtual Recording

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