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Gender Reveal

Jan 28, 2019

In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with cartoonist Carta Monir (she/her). Topics include:

  • Why comics are an ideal medium to talk about trans identity.
  • Coming out to a dying parent.
  • Rethinking Trans Day of Remembrance.
  • Creating trans community in your very own town.
  • Plus: the power of selfies!

CW: death of a parent (22-27) and murder/death of trans folks (30-34 min)

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Read Carta’s comic about gender and disability for the Nib.


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