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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 (again) to Gender Reveal! In this mini episode, we introduce the show, and review essential gender concepts for listeners who might find it useful.

Topics include:

  • What’s the difference between gender and sex?
  • Is “female-bodied” politically correct or problematic?
  • Is it okay for straight cis people to...