Apr 19, 2022
After learning that her father
was gay, Lisa Lucca spent her early teen years in a deep rebellion
as she struggled to understand the dynamics of her new found LGBTQ
family. Dropping out of high school to manage her boyfriend’s band,
Lisa set out on a journey looking for love that resulted in deep
lessons about her family, love, sexuality and her own
greatness. Lisa is author of Ashes To Ink, A memoir, and
co-author of the memoir, You are Loved, with her partner Mark
Mathias. She was a Blog Her 17 Voice of the Year Honoree and
her essays have been published across many mediums. Lisa’s weekly
public radio show, Live True, has streamed globally since
2019. Her 15 year career in the entertainment industry
included positions at Lucas Film and in production management on a
world tour with Janet Jackson. She has been a life coach and
speaker since 2004 with a focus on empowering women to live true to
who they are, especially in midlife and beyond. She and Mark
live in the high desert mountains of Southern New Mexico.
What You Will Hear in This Episode: Lisa’s personal story.
The struggle to understand her father’s life and sexuality.
Disappointment and rejection.
Learning the power of having a best friend in your partner.
Learning what it was like to be in an LGBTQ family.
Writing her book Ashes to Ink.
Role modeling. How kids learn about love and sexuality.
How Lisa’s story informs her work as a coach.
Learning self validation.
Mindfulness and creation.
“My whole life was a search for someone to love me.”
“I watched my parents model beautiful love and friendship.”
“I’m trying to expose as important, sharing with adolescent children, especially your own, what love and sexuality is all about.”
“I made a point to not totally turn myself over to motherhood or marriage or career.”
“Learning self validation is really important.”
“I believe the one single thing that is synonymous with living true is creation.”
“We all have a responsibility for our own greatness.”
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