Chasing the Dream

Therapist by Day, Drag Socialite by Night | Caretakers Ep. 2

Season 2021 Episode 7 | 9m 2s

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One-half of Aleksa Manila's office is devoted to her mental health practice as a therapist and social worker. The other half is reserved for her virtual drag shows. How do these two vocations influence one another? And how does the history of Babaylans -- Filipino transpiritual healers -- help Aleksa in her work today?

Aired: 10/21/21 | Rating: NR

Major funding for Chasing the Dream is provided by The JPB Foundation with additional funding from The Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund and Sue and Edgar Wachenheim, III.

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