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Explore the history of transgender issues and the struggles of transgender people today with our collection of interviews, documentaries, and news bulletins.

Explore the history of transgender issues and the struggles of transgender people today with our collection of interviews, documentaries, and news bulletins.
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United States

Genres:

LGBT

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Explore the history of transgender issues and the struggles of transgender people today with our collection of interviews, documentaries, and news bulletins.

Language:

English


Episodes

Putting the 'T' in LGBT

11/18/2015
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The story of Phyllis Frye, who came out in the 1970s and went on to become the first openly transgender U.S. judge. (The Current, CBC, 10/27/2015)

Duration: 00:30:00


'Becoming Nicole'

11/15/2015
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The Maines family's story of raising their transgender daughter Nicole, alongside her twin brother, is the subject of a new book, 'Becoming Nicole.' (Fresh Air, WHYY, 10/19/2015)

Duration: 00:40:00


When a Child Says He's Transgender

8/13/2014
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Part of WBUR's special series on transgender life, following a 16-year-old transgender boy named Nate. (Radio Boston, WBUR, 1/23/2014)

Duration: 00:30:00


Dr. V.: Understanding Trans Issues

8/13/2014
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The suicide of transgender sports-inventor Dr. Essay Anne Vanderbilt and ESPN's insensitive handling of the story have made transgender issues and transgender history a national discussion. (Connections, WXXI, 1/2014)

Duration: 00:50:00


Trans on TV

8/13/2014
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Shows like "Orange is the New Black," and "Glee," lead the way in presenting honest and empowering transgender characters on television. (All Things Considered, NPR, 4/23/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Government-Funded Surgeries in New Zealand

8/13/2014
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Currently, the New Zealand government funds four gender reassignment surgeries every two years. We hear from researchers and activists working to prove to politicians that they need more. (Morning Report, RNZ, 8/5/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Transgender Survival Tips

8/13/2014
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Transgender women share how they've learned to kick their assailants' collective asses. (Micropolis, WNYC, 8/6/2013)

Duration: 00:08:00


Transgender Dysphoria Blues

8/13/2014
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An interview with Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace about her "life in transition." (Weekend Edition, NPR, 1/19/2014)

Duration: 00:10:00