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Gender Reveal

Jan 18, 2021

Tuck speaks with multimedia artist and Black Feast founder Salimatu Amabebe (he/they).

Topics include:

  • Feeling denied access to "womanhood" as a Black person
  • Loving your body as a trans person
  • Dating advice! 
  • “I don’t really want terms that apply to me”
  • Plus: Salimatu pitches you his food-dom TV pilot 

This Week in Gender: Bell v Tavistock. 

Support Salimatu’s work via Venmo (@blackfeast) or Cash App (@blackfeast, @salimatuamabebe). Follow Salimatu on IG @black.feast and @salimatuamabebe.

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Logo: Ira M. Leigh
Music: Breakmaster Cylinder
Additional Music: “Blood Petal” by Blue Dot Sessions
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