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Problems with Pride

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Today we talk about some problems with PRIDE celebrations, including anti-trans hate groups infiltrating Pride celebrations in San Fransico, Boston, and London. Also, we discuss news you’re not hearing anywhere else! The TA Podcast is an intergenerational show featuring a trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial that considers the issues affecting the lives of…

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Are cis women facing violent transphobia? Absolutely.

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Today we talk to a community news reporter who uncovered a story straight news refuses to cover: a cis woman is beaten in Colorado for being “trans,” told that she didn’t belong in Trump’s America. Additionally, we have Gwen Smith’s Gender Nation and updates from TransAdvocae Divisions in Brazil and the UK. The TA Podcast…

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The preapocalyptic podcast!

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We‚Äôre all doomed, so say the pundits‚Ķ and we all know they never engage in hyperbole, right? Also, Dylan Forbis, the first out trans man to run for public office in Brazoria County, crashes the pod to update us about what the changes he‚Äôs making to the Texas Democratic Party. The TA Podcast is an…

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Kleeping it Real: How not to transition

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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! Subscribe to the TransAdvocate Podcasts and Audio Essays here: On the Pod:¬†Cristan Williams, Alexis Melvin, and guest host¬†Dylan Forbis. Production and Sound…

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Slate wants you to be concerned that, “A Disproportionate Number of Autistic Youth Are Transgender.” Here’s why that concern is BS.

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Here‚Äôs how Slate begins its article on the concerning trend of autistic people being diagnosed as trans: Gender specialists first noticed decades ago that a large number of people who seek treatment for gender dysphoria also seemed to have autistic traits. Research on this phenomenon goes back to at least the 1990s,¬†when the first case…

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Houston GLBT Political Caucus throws trans people under the bus

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Unfortunately, it appears that the Houston GLBT Political Caucus, like HRC before them, is throwing the transgender community under the bus. Members of the Caucus Board encouraged candidates in the current election to support and seek the endorsement of the anti-transgender group, the Baptist Ministers of Houston Area and Vicinity (there are several variations of…

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