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An Epic Love Story with Ben and Parris

11/13/2018
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Ben and Parris tell us their love story; from their beginnings working in a restaurant together, to co-parenting, getting sober, transition, and their wedding this month! Theirs is a story of loving one another through all of life's twists and turns and choosing one another each day. We are so appreciative to them for sharing so openly! Please follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/TransformPod and please subscribe or follow us on your favorite podcasting app. You can contact...

Duration:01:01:54

Interview With Mara Keisling- Go Vote!

11/6/2018
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On this very special election day podcast, we interviewed Mara Keisling, the founder and Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. Mara took her valuable time to share her stories and experiences of being on the front lines of policy work to protect transgender folks and we were so grateful to learn from her. You can check out the work of the NCTE at https://transequality.org/ She mentioned getting involved with their 501C4 advocacy organization, which can be...

Duration:00:56:44

Growing into Yourself

10/30/2018
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In today's episode we explore the idea of growing into your identity and life via an interview with Ashton Skinner. Ashton talks about how they have grown into their identity and life that feels comfortable and authentic by pursuing their passions, coming out, and personal reflection. This is an interview you don't want to miss so tune in and give a listen to Ashton's story! Please follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/TransformPod and please subscribe or follow us on your...

Duration:01:15:23

Trans News: We Wont Be Erased

10/23/2018
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The Trump Administration’s attacks on the trans and gender non-conforming community continue. Today we discuss the proposed change to the legal definition of sex (and gender, since the two are conflated legally). This change would be incredibly harmful to trans and gender non-conforming people. Please note, we’ve recorded this less than 24 hours after the release of the information – so the emotions are raw and we’ve done our best to process this as quickly as possible and bring you reliable...

Duration:00:39:00

Trans, Out, and Running for Office

10/16/2018
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Today's episode is an interview with Brianna Westbrook about her run for Congress and the AZ Legislature in the 2018 primary election here in Arizona. Learn about her experience being out and trans while also being a progressive Democratic candidate in a red-state. You can follow Brianna @BWestbrookAZ8. You can also learn more about trans and LGBQ candidates in your state or nationwide at www.hrc.org, https://www.equalityfederation.org/members, www.equalityarizona.org, and...

Duration:00:50:27

Welcome Back for Season Two

10/9/2018
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We're back! Season Two of Transform has officially begun! Our first episode is a little recap of our time off and intro to the second season. Listen to hear what we've been up to while not recording, and to learn more about what you can expect for our second season. Please follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/TransformPod and please subscribe or follow us on your favorite podcasting app. You can contact us at transformpod@gmail.com with questions or anything you would like...

Duration:00:20:41

Season One is a Wrap

7/17/2018
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The first season of Transform: Beyond the Transition is a complete! This week's episode is a quick thank you, a little of our favorite things about the show, and some discussion of what's to come in season two. Thank you to our incredible listeners for supporting the pod, for subscribing, for sending us your thoughts and feedback - it has been wonderful to get to know y'all a little bit and we hope to continue to do so in season two. A big shout out to all of our guests - y'all are amazing...

Duration:00:14:58

Stealth and Passing

7/10/2018
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On this week's podcast, Sam and I talk about stealth and passing for trans folks. Both passing and stealth are terms that describe common experiences for many (but not all) trans folks. We discuss them today without judement, providing some definitnions, some historic context, and our personal experinces. We hope you find today's show interesting and helpful! Articles on stealth and...

Duration:00:49:35

Bonus Episode: How Sam Became a Dad

6/29/2018
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Sam presented a story this week at Vinyl Voices, hosted by the Coronado Cafe in Phoenix. It was a great event and we are excited that we were able to record and share this story with you as a bonus episode. Check out Coronado Cafe and their great events here. To listen to the full song Sam chose for this story, go here. Info about apps and websites that can help you take action as an ally are below. Keep resisting...

Duration:00:17:46

Dating

6/26/2018
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On this week's podcast, Sam and I talk about being trans and dating. We cover a lot of ground about dating being a trans person and as you'll see, it's not the easiest topic for either of us to talk about. Join us for a discussion of dating and what changes after coming out and transitioning; about dating apps; about how expectations around behavior changes after coning out and transitioning; about all those questions we get about dating; and of course about sex and intimacy. This episode...

Duration:00:51:38

Justice for Roxana - End ICE Detention of Trans Folks

6/12/2018
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Today's episode is our contribution to last week's Day of Action - Justice for Roxana. Sam and I offer a brief timeline and explanation of why we think its vital to engage in the discussion about justice for Roxana Hernandez, a trans woman who died in ICE custody at the end of May, and why a fair and just immigration and assylum process is an important LGBTQ issue. After our introduction, we shift to interivews with trans women who attended the vigil. These interviews have english...

Duration:00:57:39

Trans Intersectionality

6/5/2018
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On todays' episode Sam and I talk with two amazing guests about the trans and queer community and intersectionality. Our guests today, Dago and Vern, talk about their own intersectional identities, their communities, and how that informs their work in the trans and queer communities. This is only our first episode about intersectionality and the trans community. Here are some resources pertinent to this conversation. Janet Mock discusses intersectionality at UC Davis:...

Duration:00:51:33

Trans News

5/29/2018
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On this week's episode, Sam and I discuss current events that impact trans folks. Below you'll find links that relate to the different events we discuss. Gavin Grimm https://www.thedailybeast.com/gavin-grimm-is-transgender-his-legal-fight-to-go-to-the-bathroom-is-endless https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/the-3-transgender-cases-in-courts-this-last-week California Congressional Candidate Harrasses Trans Woman in a Public...

Duration:00:37:14

Femininity

5/22/2018
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On this week's podcast, Sam and I interviewed Catherine and Samantha about their lives as trans women and their experiences with everything from femininity to Feminism. We hope you enjoy the episode. Please follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/TransformPod and please subscribe or follow us on your favorite podcasting app. You can contact us at transformpod@gmail.com with questions or anything you would like to share with us - we do ask that you keep all correspondence...

Duration:00:47:23

Non Binary Folks

5/15/2018
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Today Sam and I interviewed Kendahl Lyn and Elle Murtagh about their experiences as non binary folks. We cover a lot in this episode and we also go over in time because this is such an important conversation. Non binary folks are an important part of the community and we don't hear enough of their stories - so please forgive us for the long episode. One more thing, a bit of a trigger warning. There is some very brief mention of physical and sexual abuse, as part of Kendahl an dElle's...

Duration:00:51:04

Ask A Trans Guy

5/8/2018
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Today we have a special episode called, Ask A Trans Guy! We asked you to submit your questions on social media and promised to do our best to answer them. This is our first episode dedicated to audience questions - we hope you enjoy it! If we didn't get to your question yet, we will on another episode, and if you have more questions please submit them on our Facebook page or via the survey. In the episode we talk about a resource, here is the link: The Gender Unicorn:...

Duration:00:40:43

Outing

5/1/2018
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Hello! Today Sam and I talk about outing - what it means to out someone and trans and so much more. We hope you enjoy the episode. Please follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/TransformPod and please subscribe or follow us on your favorite podcasting app. You can contact us at transformpod@gmail.com with questions or anything you would like to share with us - we do ask that you keep all correspondence respectful. Last but not least, a huge thank you to Skylar Kergil for the...

Duration:00:37:51

Masculinity

4/24/2018
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Today Sam and I speak with Shane Maxwell about our experiences with masculinity as trans men. Gender is a complex social construction and masculinity is one way that human beings perform malenss. We also delve into our experiences with male privilege as trans men. We hope you enjoy the episode. Please follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/TransformPod and please subscribe or follow us on your favorite podcasting app. You can contact us at transformpod@gmail.com with questions...

Duration:00:40:17

Our Coming Out Stories

4/17/2018
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Welcome to the first full episode of Transform: Beyond the Transition! Today Sam and I talk about our coming out stories and our motivations for doing this podcast and other work for the trans community. Coming out is an important process and one that looks different for everyone who comes out. We hope you will enjoy our stories, but please remember that these are our experiences and are not the experiences of every trans person. On this podcast, in coming episodes, you'll get to hear many...

Duration:00:30:40

Trans Day of Visibility Teaser

3/31/2018
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It's Trans Day of Visiblity and we want celebrate today by announcing the launch of a new podcast called Transform: Beyond the Transition. In this teaser episode we discuss a past and present examples of trans visibilty and how that visibility can postively impact the lives of trans folks. You can learn more about Transform: Beyond the Transition on our Facebook page at: fb.me/TransformPod or by searching Facebook for @TransformPod. Be sure to subsribe on itunes or where you get your...

Duration:00:05:12