#TransAwarenessWeek: Podcast Brunch Club bonus podcast playlist

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Creation Date November 13th, 2020
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Podcast Brunch Club is like book club, but for podcasts. We have local chapters worldwide. Every month, we put together a thematic podcast playlist. This is a bonus list in honor of #TransAwarenessWeek. Learn more: https://podcastbrunchclub.com/how-it-works
  1. Antoine finds his inner strength. Princess Keisha summons her courage, and The Book has a message for Antoine. Make sure to follow the show so you don't miss episodes as soon as they drop. Leave a review, and please tell your friends about Flyest Fables. Use #StoryKeepers to share Flyest Fables and to tell your stories, too! Flyest Fables was created, written, produced and narrated by me, Morgan Givens. Twitter: @Optimus_Mo & @FlyestFables Email: MGivensPresents@gmail.com Learn more about me and find show transcriptions here: MorganGivens.com Transcription help was provided by: Susan @OneOddGamerGirl and Courtney @CyclopediaBrain
  2. When Andraya Yearwood runs against her competition, people pay attention — whether she wants them to or not. — Katie Barnes is a reporter for ESPNW and espn.com. Music in this episode by Jeremy Bloom, Benedek ("Cruzin'"), Anamorphic Orchestra ("Signs of Life"), Andy G. Cohen ("A Perceptible Shift"), and Kai Engel ("Headway"). Theme by Alexander Overington.
  3. As a trans man, PJ started taking hormones in college, and his period stopped. But once he met Zoë, the two started experiencing premenstrual syndrome (PMS) together. We hear about their discomfort, acceptance, and love. We also talk to a doctor who unpacks PMS for us.
  4. In a fascinating conversation with host Leila J. Rupp, historian and writer Genny Beemyn brings us inspiring—and surprising—stories of trans and gender nonconforming figures, from the Frontier West to the modern civil rights movement and beyond.
  5. Trystan Reese assembled a birth team that included his partner, dad, mother-in-law, and the head nurse at the hospital to ensure his birth experience as a trans man was exactly what he wanted. He tells Adriana Lozada how communicating what he expected from each of them  made all the difference as he welcomed his son Leo.Listen through to the end for Adriana’s “Two Things to Do: One for You, One for the Rest of Us.” Every week, she selects actions, books, and other resources to further inform your intuition and support others on their birth journeys.If you liked this episode, listen to what the induction process is all about, or these insider tips from a labor and delivery nurse. You can find Trystan Reese on Instagram at @biffandi. Connect with Birthful @birthfulpodcast and email us at info@birthful.com. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, and anywhere you listen to podcasts.
  6. In February of 2017, ICE agents arrested Estrella, an undocumented trans woman, inside an El Paso courthouse. Estrella was there after filing for a protective order, testifying in a domestic abuse hearing against her U.S. citizen ex-boyfriend. Her case became national news — it was the first time that federal immigration agents had ever arrested someone at court. Estrella was later sentenced to serve nine years behind bars for a non-violent crime that she has always maintained her abuser forced her to participate in. In this episode of Latino USA Estrella takes us into the maximum-security Texas men's prison where she is serving out her sentence. Through intimate phone conversation with Maria Hinojosa, we follow Estrella through her first years of incarceration — through the joys of transitioning and finally feeling at home in her body, to the dangers that come from being a woman in one of Texas' most infamous men's prisons. We also learn about a surprising accusation that puts Estrella's relationship with Maria at risk.
  7. Marizol's transition not only tested her determination to live life on her own terms, it also tested her lifelong bond to her sister Selenis.  A failing marriage, an acting career on the rocks, and mental health woes did not allow Selenis to be there for her beloved sister as much as she would have liked. In their memoir, "My Sister: How One Sibling's Transition Changed Us Both,"  they recount the difficult decisions they each had to make to be whole and to love each other through unimaginable hurt.Follow Marizol @iam_marizol on Twitter and IG; follow Selenis on Twitter @selenis_leyva and IG @selenisleyvaofficial. Show your love and become a Latina to Latina Patreon supporter! 
  8. Earlier this year, North Carolina passed HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill." But the state is also home to one of the few clinics for transgender kids in the South. This week, we spend some time in that clinic, at Duke University's Children's Hospital, to find out how these patients are coping.
  9. Just as all history is contested, just as memory is contested, Stonewall is contested. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, we partner with the team at Making Gay History to bring you Sylvia’s Stonewall. In never-before-heard recordings of iconic LGBTQ activist Sylvia Riveria, we not only see that night through her eyes, but also the explosion of activism that followed. Mixing, Sound design and Score by Frank Lopez.
  10. How do you find the words for your gender? How do you ask for different pronouns? Would it be easier in French? Caitlin and Amrou make a pilgrimage to the legendary gay & lesbian bookshop Gay’s The Word to get into the language of gender with linguist and London Queer Muslims founder Martin Hasani DiMaggio. Caitlin asks their best mate Stephen for the sorely needed straight white male perspective on changing the pronouns you use for a friend.
  11. Video games can give you the option of customizing the look of your character -- and even change their gender. For many transgender players, that option played a significant role in their lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
  12. Assigned as a female at birth, this week's caller has been socially and medically transitioning for close to four years. He answers some of the most common questions cis people have for trans people. He also tells Gethard what questions you probably should not ask a trans person. And somehow, this involves the Italian ham known on The Sopranos as "gabagool."This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: CG), Mailchimp (www.mailchimp.com), Talkspace (www.talkspace.com/beautiful), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/stories).
  13. We process the first presidential debate with the help of Jamilah King, host of The Mother Jones Podcast. And the debut of Ian Alexander on Star Trek; named Gray, in the Star Trek franchise. He joins Imara to discuss his new groundbreaking role in Star Trek: Discovery, what trans actors bring to the screen, and how to make television more inclusive. The new season of Star Trek, which introduces Gray and a non-binary character named Adira, premieres October 15th.  Trans Joy: Tyler Rodriguez, the Donation Program Director for Point of Pride, talks to us about the joy he feels helping other trans people feel more comfortable in their bodies through the organization’s binder exchange program. Subscribe to our podcast at translash.org/podcastYou can follow the TransLash Media @translashmedia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.Follow Imara Jones on Twitter (@imarajones) and Instagram (@imara_jones_)Follow our guests on social media!Jamilah King: @jamilahking (Instagram) @jamilahking (Twitter)Tyler Rodriguez: @pointofprideorg (Instagram) @pointofpride (Twitter)Ian Alexander: @ianaiexander (Instagram) @ianaiexander (Twitter)The TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones is produced by TransLash Media by Futuro Studios.TransLash team: Imara Jones, Ruby Fludzinski, Oliver-Ash Kleine, Montana Thomas, Yannick Eike Mirko.Futuro Studios team: Nicole Rothwell, Jess Alvarenga, Stephanie Lebow, and Leah Shaw.Digital strategy by Daniela Capistrano, with support from Agency of Joy.Music: Ben Draghi and also courtesy of ZZK records.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
  14. When he was three years old, my son informed me that she was actually my daughter.  I'm now the mother of a happy, confident little transgender girl, but it took a while to get here.Watch an animated version of Episode I: Music credits: "Ichill" by Kakurenbo, "Rosary Novena for Gender Transitioning" by Terre Thaemlitz, "The Flight of Lulu" by Possimiste.  

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