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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...

Jan 22, 2018

In this week's episode, we speak with Eden Rohatensky (they/them), a programmer, writer, and musician (Also Also Also, Eden the Cat, Orphan Mothers, Rotten Spooky). (CW: mentions of harassment, assault, and suicidality.) Topics include:

  • Adding a non-binary voice to the #MeToo movement
  • The difficulties of coming out as...

Jan 15, 2018

Hey there, gender detectives! In this week's episode, we speak to Carlos the Rollerblader (they/them), a stand-up comic, advice hotline creator, DJ, painter, community organizer, event host, and Portland icon. Topics include:

  • How queerness "softens the blow of being read as a Black man" by white Portlanders
  • Learning...

Jan 8, 2018

Welcome to our first official Gender Reveal interview! In this episode, we speak to Brooklyn musician Nicholas Cummins (they/them), founder of the band Fits. We also unveil our new segment, “This Week in Gender.”

Topics include:

  • Touring with PWR BTTM (yikes!)
  • How the debate over women-only spaces “tore a...

Jan 8, 2018

Welcome to Gender Reveal! In this mini episode, we review essential gender concepts for listeners who might find it useful.

Topics include:

  • How closely related are sex and gender?
  • What steps do people take to transition?
  • How much should I focus on pronouns?
  • How is transphobia connected to racism?

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