Anastasia Kuba

is creating Empathy Archive and Nothing but Light

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About Anastasia Kuba

Thank you, Patrons, for believing in these projects and providing us with resources to create Nothing but Light and Empathy Archive.
Empathy archive is a project where people who've had similar experiences get together to have an in-depth discussion about them.
We are striving to create a comprehensive library of videos on a variety of subjects.

Our intention is to record people discussing their real experiences honestly and openly to challenge common misconceptions about the way life is or "should" look like.

These are the conversations scheduled for June:

- two people with cerebral palsy will be talking about sexuality and sex
- two people over 70 will be discussing a poem by Dylan Thomas " Do not go gentle into that good night" and facing the ending of the life 

Below are the topics where I have one person who wants to talk about it and I am looking for a pair. Any subject can be brought up for the discussion. If you want to participate in the conversation already proposed or if you'd like to open a new topic, please contact me. 


- being a single parent vs. being a parent in a loving and stable relationship, experienced by the same person
- having a child after an unexpected pregnancy with someone who, at the time of conception, was a casual partner
-Raising a transgender or other gendered child

- raging against the dying of the light or life after 70
- sex after 60

- experiencing betrayal
- divorce from an abusive partner
- divorce after 40 plus years
- divorce
- emotionally abusive relationship

- sex while disabled
- sex after 60
- contracting herpes

- being partially paralyzed/ immobilized for an extended period of time but not permanently
- Living with medical phobias
- hearing loss
- balance disorder
- autoimmune and chronic illness
- epilepsy
- organ transplant

Mental Health
- growing up with a parent who has schizophrenia
- living with schizophrenia
- living with bipolar
- living with Aspergers
- living with autism
- suicidality

Gender/ Gender transition
- Walking away from a career because of not being able to transition in the job as a transwoman
-Raising a transgender or other gendered child

- growing up with a parent who has schizophrenia
- dealing with parents divorce as a child- being an adopted child
- growing up with alcoholic parents

- helping a person you love die
- losing a friend to suicide
- losing a parent to cancer
- losing a brother to cancer
- losing a child to OD
- losing a mother as an adult woman
- losing a parent to a rare disease

Rape/Sexual Abuse
- aftermath/recovery of a child sexual abuse/rape as a cis man
- aftermath/recovery from a rape by a sexual partner that was done without considerable physical force (woman)
- supporting a partner who was raped/assaulted

- emotions that arise when the police pass in a male person of color

- living in poverty (and hiding it from your public life)
- sex work
- Vipassana meditation
- overcoming an addiction
- traveling/living in a van
- obsession with wolves and its relation to trauma and growth
- being homeless

Death and dying
- being on the verge of death
- near death experience as a child
- working in a death industry

$148.12 of $3,000 per month
This is my total living expenses, including a studio space.
With this covered, I'll have a place to work plus I'll be able to work on Empathy Archive and Nothing but Light for 60 hours a week producing consistent content that inspires healing and acceptance. 

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