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Trans Vagina Dialogues

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Personal accounts of mental, physical and spiritual transitional experiences including gender dysphorias; decisions opting to choose medical treatments including HRT, surgeries, or not; the health concerns and needs of trans masculine vaginas and the new opportunities that have been presented for personhood, relationships and society with procedures like the four stage phalloplasty. Topics like phantoms in the brain experiences post gender affirmation surgery; the relief and new life experienced by those transitioning from incongruence to congruence; recovering from surgeries; surprising bathroom experiences and much more will be explored.

Personal accounts of mental, physical and spiritual transitional experiences including gender dysphorias; decisions opting to choose medical treatments including HRT, surgeries, or not; the health concerns and needs of trans masculine vaginas and the new opportunities that have been presented for personhood, relationships and society with procedures like the four stage phalloplasty. Topics like phantoms in the brain experiences post gender affirmation surgery; the relief and new life experienced by those transitioning from incongruence to congruence; recovering from surgeries; surprising bathroom experiences and much more will be explored.

Location:

United States

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Personal accounts of mental, physical and spiritual transitional experiences including gender dysphorias; decisions opting to choose medical treatments including HRT, surgeries, or not; the health concerns and needs of trans masculine vaginas and the new opportunities that have been presented for personhood, relationships and society with procedures like the four stage phalloplasty. Topics like phantoms in the brain experiences post gender affirmation surgery; the relief and new life experienced by those transitioning from incongruence to congruence; recovering from surgeries; surprising bathroom experiences and much more will be explored.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 6. Drian Juarez

3/11/2022
This week, host Lindsey Deaton sits down with Drian Juarez, the current VP of Training & Culture at Folx Health. Folx Health provides hormones, PrEP, and other services to the LGBTQIA+ community. She discusses her gender affirmation surgery and the process involved to get approved and scheduled, including the WPATH Standards of Care, which are a set of rules that providers should follow when treating transgender patients. She also talks about the viewing party she held to show off her new...

Duration:00:33:01

Episode 5: Luckie Alexander

2/25/2022
In this episode, Lindsey Deaton sits down with the founder of the Invisible Men, Luckie Alexander. He shares his experiences living as a trans man of color navigating his hometown of Compton, as well as the healthcare industry. He also discusses what it's like to be a father who has given birth, his dedication to LGBTQ+ advocacy and awareness, and the lack of emotional space available for trans men to share their feelings. Show links: Trans Can Work Organization Invisible Men St....

Duration:00:38:42

Episode 4: Lucia Lucas

2/18/2022
On this week's episode, Lindsey Deaton sits down with trailbazing transgender baritone Opera singer Lucia Lucas. They discuss Lucia's mid-career transition and her concerns that it might derail the progress she had made in the up to that point in the opera world. Lucia also talks about her openness to appear on stage as male for certain roles, as well as her hopes and dreams for the future, not just for herself, but also for other transgender people coming out and thriving in the Opera...

Duration:00:42:06

Episode 3: Celia Sandyha Daniels

2/10/2022
host Lindsey Deaton is joined by Celia Sandyha Daniels as they discuss the intricacies of relationship between the Indian community and their very sizeable gender non-conforming community, known as the Hijra. They also talk about Celia's transgender journey, and her choice to be "non-op", which is the decision some trans people make to not have gender affirmation surgeries. This show is hosted by Lindsey Deaton. This show was engineered and edited by Meika Grimm. Logo created by Jack...

Duration:00:40:58

Episode 2: Brody Fitzpatrick

2/3/2022
Join host Lindsey Deaton this week and she sits down with Brody Fitzpatrick. Brody is an actor, singer, and retired firefighter from New York, but currently residing in Los Angeles. They discuss his childhood growing up in the Bronx, his experiences fighting against gender inequality in the NYC fire department, as well as working as a firefighter during the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. They also discuss his experiences coming out, choosing a new name, the procedures that...

Duration:00:42:23

Episode 1: Blossom C. Brown

1/27/2022
Recorded on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, join host Lindsey Deaton as she sits down with actress, producer, and activist Blossom C. Brown to discuss the challenges and struggles of growing up as an LGBT youth in Mississipi, as well as how she was able to overcome that adversity on the way to living her best life. Show links: What is the Transgender Day of Remembrance? Human Rights Council statistics of violence against the transgender community Docuseries “I am Cait” CNN...

Duration:00:42:12

Trans Vagina Dialogues

3/11/2020
Subscribe now to Trans Vagina Dialogues. In each episode we explore a deep, personal account of mental, physical and spiritual transitional experiences including gender dysphorias; decisions opting to choose medical treatments including HRT, surgeries, or not; the health concerns and needs of trans masculine vaginas and the new opportunities that have been presented for personhood, relationships and society with procedures like the four stage phalloplasty. Topics like phantoms in the brain...

Duration:00:01:50