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Gender Reveal

Feb 27, 2023

Tuck chats with actor and writer Ryan Ken (they/them). Topics include: 

  • Why a TikTok can be more useful than a DEI training
  • Using fashion strategically as a fat, Black, queer, nonbinary person
  • When astrology can be reminiscent of Evangelical Christianity
  • Why masculinity, not femininity, felt fragile and delicate as a child
  • Plus: classical violin, Last Week Tonight, and moving beyond allyship

This Week in Gender: Ryan’s TikTok videos about The New York Times and Beauty & the Beast. 

Find Ryan on TikTok, Twitter and Instagram @ryan_ken_acts.

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Senior Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman
Logo: Ira M. Leigh
Music: Breakmaster Cylinder
Additional Music: “Dunder” by Blue Dot Sessions