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Gender Reveal

Jul 29, 2019

In this week’s episode, guest host Mckenzee Griffler (she/her) speaks with Gender Reveal grant winner Sam Long (he/him), a high school biology teacher working to make science classes more diverse, accurate and inclusive. Topics include:

  • What most high school biology classes get wrong
  • Becoming the first trans astronaut
  • Queering curriculums (through animal mating rituals)
  • How being gay could help a population(!)
  • Finding trans Nemo?!?

Read more about our amazing This Week in Gender topic here.

Find Sam at and at @samlong713. Sam also recommends learning more about his collaborator, Lewis Maday-Travis, at

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