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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.

Language:

English

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708-274-7826


Episodes

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

How to stop "bathroom bill" bigots in their tracks

1/26/2018
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You've heard the lies they spread about us now hear how to stop them in their tracks. Plus, Gwen Smith's Gender Nation and the news affecting our community. 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...

Duration:01:24:17

"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

A Study in Trans Advocacy

11/21/2017
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Making politics work for the trans community, even in the South. - How the a Texas trans community fought off dozens of "Bathroom Bills" - How a Texas trans community produced the biggest queer political event in one of the largest cities + Hear one of the most powerful Texas REPUBLICAN politicians come out in support for trans equality + Hear from America's first our trans judge PLUS: - Review of what's going on in Houston's trans community - How you can get help - How you can get...

Duration:01:04:44

On The Make It A Slur Campaigns: Are Misogynist, Homophobe & TERF Slurs?

11/8/2017
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Into the nexus of the ‘gay alt-right feminist’ movement: Original Article: http://transadvocate.com/are-misogynist-homophobe-terf-slurs_n_20729.htm Support TA: https://www.patreon.com/transadvocate

Duration:00:25:33

Resist & Rebuild: Getting it Done!

11/1/2017
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We’re always hearing how we’re supposed to “RESIST.” What can that look like when you live in the Deep South in Trump’s America or when your community just faced a historic natural disaster? Find out how trans people living in Texas manage to do it. Support the TransAdvocate at our Patreon: http://patreon.com/transadvocate Support the Trans Disaster Relief Fund: http://tdrfund.us Volunteer with the Trans Disaster Relief Fund, Trans Unity Banquet, Trans Archive, or Pride Celebrations:...

Duration:00:47:00

Intersex Awareness Day

10/25/2017
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The TransAdvocate crew discusses Intersex Awareness Day with TFA Board member and pioneering Intersex activist, Koomah. Landing page for today's podcast: http://transadvocate.com/podcast-intersex-awareness-day_n_20832.htm

Duration:00:51:53

When Disaster Hits Our Community

10/19/2017
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The TransAdvocate podcast crew discusses the trans response to natural disasters, plus a review of upcoming events. On the Pod: Cristan Williams, Robin Mack, and Alexis Melvin

Duration:00:39:38

An Australian Media Corporation Takes a Punch at Trans Youth, Using the ‘60 Minutes’ Brand

10/5/2017
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An Australian Media Corporation Takes a Punch at Trans Youth, Using the ‘60 Minutes’ Brand By Kelley Winters, Ph.D. On September 10, the Australian media giant, Nine Entertainment, aired a long-anticipated news report “about what can go wrong when doctors misdiagnose a child as transgender.” The story headlined their Australian version of the American CBS program, “60 Minutes,” describing a teen youth, Patrick Mitchell, who had socially and hormonally transitioned from male to female, and...

Duration:00:10:34

We’ve been here before: child molesters & the political right

4/4/2017
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This was the era of Anita Bryant’s crusade against lesbians and gays. “As a mother,” Bryant said, “I know that homosexuals cannot biologically reproduce children; therefore, they must recruit our children.” This was the predominant belief; this notion that gays and lesbians need to “recruit” people to grow in numbers, and therefore are grooming children. It was very effective, as it tapped into primal fears that one’s own sons and daughters could be in peril from a menace that the parents...

Duration:00:10:35

Owning Endosex Privilege

1/9/2017
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Owning Endosex Privilege and Supporting the Intersex Community WPATH, Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM), and Sex Variant Bodies Author: Margo Schulter is a pioneering trans Lesbian feminist and moderator of the Conversations Project‘s community group. Narrator: Koomah is an intersex educator, co-founder of Houston’s intersex group, moderator of the Conversations Project community group, and board member of TFA, the TransAdvocate’s parent organization. Audio Editors: Rani Baker & Cristan...

Duration:01:00:18

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