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Gender Reveal


Sep 13, 2019

In this week’s episode, Molly speaks with somatic therapist and politicized healer Brooke Stepp (they/them). Topics include:

  • Tips for finding a therapist as a trans person
  • Eating disorders and harm reduction (h/t Gloria Lucas)
  • Why body acceptance doesn’t work for trans people
  • Nonbinary high femme identity (vs womanhood)
  • Gender communism!

Content warnings

  • Suicidality (20:30–21:30)
  • Eating disorders (29:30–38:30)

Read more about our This Week in Gender topic: “Many Genes Influence Same-Sex Sexuality, Not a Single ‘Gay Gene’” in the New York Times.

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