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Gender Reveal


Jan 29, 2018

In this week's episode, we speak with Leila and Haile and Maya Vivas, co-directors of Ori Gallery. Ori is a brand new gallery that seeks to amplify the voices of trans and queer artists of color in Portland, Oregon. (CW: assault at 9:00 and 33:00) Topics include:

  • Queerness and Afro-Queerness as a gender, sexual, and political identity
  • Racism and transphobia in the medical industrial complex
  • Navigating queer spaces as a Black, trans, disabled human
  • Coming into a non-binary identity through an African identity
  • Creating a truly accessible art gallery

Read more about our This Week in Gender topic here and here.

Find Ori Gallery at oriartgallery.com and on Instagram. Find Leila Haile at leilahaile.com, and Maya Vivas at mayavivas.com.

Questions/feedback/feelings? Hit us up at gendereveal@gmail.com or on Twitter @gendereveal. And of course, we always appreciate donations at patreon.com/gender or paypal.me/MollyWoodstock.

Logo: Michelle Leigh

Music: Breakmaster Cylinder

Sponsors: Gladrags (coupon code: “GENDER”) and TomboyX (coupon code: “TOMBOYS”)