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The TransAdvocate podcast is news, essays, and talk about issues affecting the transgender, intersex, and genderqueer community.

The TransAdvocate podcast is news, essays, and talk about issues affecting the transgender, intersex, and genderqueer community.
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United States

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The TransAdvocate podcast is news, essays, and talk about issues affecting the transgender, intersex, and genderqueer community.

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English

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708-274-7826


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Religious Freedom & Compromise: Interview with Jon Rosenthal (D), running for TX State House 135

5/23/2018
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Today we interview Jon Rosenthal, Democrat candidate running for TX State House 135, currently held by a Texas Monthly's 2017 "Worst Legislator" Rep. Gary Elkins. The TA Podcast is an intergenerational show featuring a trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial that considers the issues affecting the lives of trans and intersex people. Colorado cis woman beaten for being trans clip (c)Heavenlyleann Akers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YtOGdBji2I === TransAdvocate Giveaways === The winner...

Duration:01:20:01

Identity Fatigue

5/8/2018
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Spectrum South is in the house as we critically consider queering femininity with Megan Smith in this pt.2 of a two-parter episode. The TA Podcast is an intergenerational show featuring a trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial that considers the issues affecting the lives of trans and intersex people. Plus: YAAQ and "BASH AM Radio" === TransAdvocate Giveaways === The winner of the March 2018 giveaway is Heath! Heath is getting a copy of the newly released 2nd edition of Transgender...

Duration:00:35:24

The Queerest of the Queer: Viva La Femme!

5/3/2018
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Spectrum South is in the house as we critically consider queering femininity with Megan Smith in this pt.1 of a two-parter episode. The TA Podcast is an intergenerational show featuring a trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial that considers the issues affecting the lives of trans and intersex people. === TransAdvocate Giveaways === The winner of the March 2018 giveaway is Heath! Heath is getting a copy of the newly released 2nd edition of Transgender History by Susan Stryker. We've...

Duration:00:56:42

Proceed with caution & kick all the ass

4/11/2018
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A trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial pro/con the census for trans people in Trumplandia and then discuss how to effectively organize a response to those who act against our community. Plus a new episode of, YAAQ: “Yet another anti-queer activist is sexually abusing someone & we need to talk about it.” === TransAdvocate Giveaways === The winner of the March 2018 giveaway is Heath! Heath is getting a copy of the newly released 2nd edition of Transgender History by Susan Stryker....

Duration:01:03:53

Kleeping it Real: How Not to Transition

3/30/2018
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Annnd we're back! A trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial are kleepin' it real and discussing what you need to know about transition and why everyone is suing the makers of Androgel! === TransAdvocate Giveaways === The winner of the March 2018 giveaway is Heath! Heath is getting a copy of the newly released 2nd edition of Transgender History by Susan Stryker. We've announced out April 2018 giveaway and it's nothing but awesome! Enter to win your copy here:...

Duration:00:59:59

Trans Community BS: The Good, Bad, & Ugly

3/14/2018
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A trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial look politics inside and outside of the community, including the nonsense we all sometimes waste our resources on, plus Gwen Smith’s Gender Nation! === TransAdvocate Giveaways === For March 2017, we're GIVING AWAY a free copy of the newly released 2nd edition of Transgender History by Susan Stryker. Enter to win your copy here: http://transadvocate.com/register-for-transadvocate-giveaways ===Get Some Help=== Apply for our trans scholarship:...

Duration:01:27:44

Intergenerational Experiences of Identity Politics

3/7/2018
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A trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and a Millennial have an argument about the concept of "identity politics." We consider this in more. PLUS we announce the start of TransAdvocate Giveaways! For March 2017, we're GIVING AWAY a free copy of the newly released 2nd edition of Transgender History by Susan Stryker. Enter to win your copy here: http://transadvocate.com/register-for-transadvocate-giveaways ===Identity Politics=== In no insignificant way, the foundation of Western queer, gender, and...

Duration:01:08:18

TA & Spectrum South: Making Queer Media Work

2/27/2018
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Our guest co-host is Megan Smith, co-founder of Spectrum South, plus we're rolling out our third TA Q&A annnnnd, we have an in-depth discussion of making quality community queer media work in the age of social media. Megan Smith is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Spectrum South (spectrumsouth.com), a Texas-based online publication focused on queer southern identity and culture. She is a native Houstonian and has over five years experience working in local LGBTQ media. Megan has a...

Duration:01:27:20

No, really. THEY are the problem.

2/19/2018
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Our guest co-host is Ali Lozano, an out queer activist, plus we're rolling out our second TA Q&A! Ali Lozano is a community activist with a strong passion for civic engagement. Since moving to Houston in 2013, she has been named a Rising Star by the League of Women Voters and was on OutSmart Magazine’s list of Top LGBTQ Women Leaders. Ali is a former staffer of the Victory Fund and Texas Freedom Network and has served on the Board of Trustees for the Houston GLBT Political Caucus. She is...

Duration:01:03:14

Dylan Forbis: out trans man running for Texas House!

2/10/2018
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Our guest co-host is Dylan Forbis, an out trans man running for a seat in the Texas House, plus Gwen Smith's Gender Nation! The TransAdvocate is a project of the Transgender Foundation of America, 501c3 non-profit. Learn more about the TransAdvocate at http://transadvocate.com Apply for our trans scholarship: http://nebula.wsimg.com/5efb09b410ee55a4a064354c02ff354f?AccessKeyId=4A2B0E9AB852D91A5E43&disposition=0&alloworigin=1 Apply for our trans disaster recovery assistance:...

Duration:01:23:38

Shutting down anti-trans smear campaigns

2/6/2018
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Today we discuss how to overcome the anti-trans smear campaigns that make all our lives more difficult. We also have the inaugural edition of the TransAdvocate Q&A and some word from America's first out trans judge, the grandmother of the trans movement, Phyllis Frye. The TransAdvocate is a project of the Transgender Foundation of America, 501c3 non-profit. Learn more about the TransAdvocate at http://transadvocate.com Apply for our trans scholarship:...

Duration:01:09:25

"RESIST" like you mean it

1/21/2018
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What's the safety of our queer youth worth to you? What happens when they won't let you vote? What's happening now will shape our future and we discuss it all during this post-flupocalypse edition of the TransAdvocate podcast! The TransAdvocate is a project of the Transgender Foundation of America, 501c3 non-profit. Learn more about the TransAdvocate at http://transadvocate.com Apply for our trans scholarship:...

Duration:01:05:21

Remembering Who We Are

1/12/2018
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On this Great Flu Epidemic of 2018 edition, a lone podcaster drags herself out of bed to present: + A new segment examining the avalanche of sex abuse scandals in the anti-queer movement. + Ray Hill's 2007 Transgender Unity Banquet speech on remembering who we are. + An essay by the radical feminist John Stoltenberg titled What the trans moment has to offer radical feminism. + And Gwen Smith’s Gender Nation The TransAdvocate is a project of the Transgender Foundation of America, 501c3...

Duration:00:36:25

Recognizing the Right Wing Playbook

1/5/2018
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While we've seen it before, we sometimes don't see the political forest for the trees. The TransAdvocate crew reviews both local and national news and Dr. Gillian Frank helps us recognize the political tactics that are being used against the trans community by noticing that the exact same tactics were used against numerous other groups. Also, get a trans scholarship or get help recovering from a disaster. Narration: Vanalosswen and Ray Bader Music: Daniel Berch and the 126ers Archival...

Duration:01:04:40

Answering your questions

12/31/2017
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It turns out that basically everyone running the anti-trans campaign against Houston's equal right's ordinance is a sexual harasser, pedophile, or sex abuse apologist. Also, we answer your questions in our 2017 year-end special!

Duration:01:03:01

This is the end... of burnout

12/23/2017
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Today’s show focuses on self-care as a form of Resistance plus the local and national news and Gwen Smith's Gender Nation! Music: Whole Cloth by Daniel Birch & Ben Pegley The End by The Doors Parade

Duration:00:59:59

Fear and our Future

12/14/2017
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Fear and our Future by TransAdvocate

Duration:01:18:31

Community, Transition, & Standards of Realness

12/9/2017
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The podcast crew reviews national and local politics and discusses some of the nuances of community and transition. Also featured: the first installment of Gwen Smith’s Gender Nation and bonus material.

Duration:00:59:59

Politics, TransAdvocate Hip Hop, & WAD

11/30/2017
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The TransAdvocate crew records live in Houston's Montrose. Today's topics include the stupidity of the Trump administration, an awesome hip-hop track MIC did for the TransAdvocate, and we talk about World AIDS Day coming up on December 1. On the pod: Cristan Williams, Robin Mack, and Alexis Melvin

Duration:00:58:45

Unboxing Trans History & Right Wing Rapists

11/23/2017
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We have the largest trans archive still in the community's hands and we share with you some of the recent acquisitions from the last couple of weeks. This invariably wraps back around to current political narratives about trans people and we notice that anti-trans politicians seem to have a few skellies in their own closets! More info: http://tfahouston.com http://transadvocate.com http://brazil.transadvocate.com http://tdrfund.us http://unitybanquet.com Support us:...

Duration:01:04:27

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