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Caption: OutCasting youth participant Andrew
OutCaster Andrew talks about his experience with a doctor who was insensitive to the needs of her trans patient.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 06:26
Caption: Sean and His Girlfriend, Credit: Sonia Duran-Martinez
Seventeen-year-old Sean doesn't consider himself a romantic guy, but he knows girls like romance, and he likes girls, so he sets out to figure out ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:29
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4th graders in Austin, Texas discuss what their hopes and dreams mean to them.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:49
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Ever Break someone's heart and have it come back to haunt you? Tales of teens who discover if dating karma exists.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 25:24
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I decided to speak about what I’ve witnessed. I've seen a lot in my neighborhood and I always wanted to share my stories with people to show what r...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 09:17
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Ms. Booth talks to students about her aviation-filled family history.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:39
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On December 26, 2004, Tilly Smith was on vacation in Thailand with her family. Thanks to her school lessons, Tilly helped save many lives by recogn...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Current Mood: Desperate.  Mortified pays tribute to the kids who grew up in an era right before Myspace and Facebook and pioneered the idea of goin...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
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The California Innocence Project relies on interns to go through thousands of requests for assistance. In this episode, interns share some of their...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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The story of a small town girl who found herself in the center of a cinematic love triangle. Whoever she chooses could change the direction of her ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 20:08
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The story of a shy teenager who wanted to meet the man of her dreams. Or at the very least, a straight guy. But some things are easier dreamed than...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 19:49
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James Van Der Beek? Nick Carter? Devon Sawa?  Puh-lease! According to pre-teen girls of the 90s, none of the above held a candle to the boy who pla...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2018
  • Length: 25:27
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What's the very worst way to learn about the birds and the bees from your parents? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2018
  • Length: 22:02
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Happy New Year! Ring in '18 with tales of teenagers who make a resolution to lose their virginity. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radio...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 18:40
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In today’s episode, we’re trying something different: we’re just telling a story. No commentary at all. The story is about a kid who went on a spon...

  • Added: Dec 25, 2017
  • Length: 16:52
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Tales of kids with an unbridled passion to hear wedding bells. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episod...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 24:01
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A teenage metal head gets desperate when she can't find any other lesbians in her school. Because, the 80s. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 25:07
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There comes a moment in every school kid's life where it’s time where the student becomes the teacher. The Mortified Podcast celebrates kids who at...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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In episode 13 of Mn Huna: Finding Refuge in Friendship, it’s Melanie’s turn to take you to Small Syria. To sit by the pool with a group of Syrian w...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 05:41
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What happens teenagers have the hots for their next door neighbor. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmort...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2017
  • Length: 21:30
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The story of girl who copes with feeling like a misfit by inventing imaginary pen pal relationships with Movie of the Week characters. The Mortifie...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 24:06
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Kids at Martin Middle School discuss what Dia de los Muertos means to them.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Kismet
In “Palm Treo”, Brittany and Eric talk about the secret parties that the RA’s at Howard University were throwing in 2005. Their podcast “For Colore...

  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 23:32
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Gary, now in his 50s, recalls how Paul Weller and The Jam impacted upon his younger years.

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:49
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I'm eighteen and for some reason I can't be on time.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:22