#1020 The damage we’re doing (Anti-Trans Legislation)

Air Date: 06-10-2016

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Today we take a look at the ongoing struggle to secure civil rights equality for trans people in states that are determined to stoke bigotry based on ignorance and fear

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Here's The Truth About The Anti-LGBT "Bathroom Predator" Myth - Media Matters (@MMFA) - Air Date 4-12-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Police On My Back - The Clash

Ch. 4: Act 2: Professionals speak on the importance of supporting trans kids - @GAY_USAtv - Air Date 4-13-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Kids - MGMT

Ch. 6: Act 3: Chase Strangio on the state and federal governments lawsuits against each other - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date 5-13-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: I got your back - Bara Heiða

Ch. 8: Act 4: Debunking Five Right-Wing Myths That Fuel Bathroom Bills - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 5-5-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: N/A

Ch. 10: Act 5: Chase Strangio on the lies about bathroom bills and the damage they do - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date 5-13-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Ashamed - Deer Tick

Ch. 12: Act 6: AG Loretta Lynch speech on behalf of the federal government in response to NC bathroom law - @GAY_USAtv - Air Date 5-11-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Directions - Josh Rouse

Ch. 14: Act 7: #FlushDiscrimination via the National Center for @TransEquality - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Ch. 16: Act 8: Sarah McBride on the best trans week ever and the history of bathroom discrimination - @TalkPoverty Radio - Air Date 5-13-16


Ch. 17: Rick Snyder was trying to privatize the water, not save money - James in Michigan

Ch. 18: Bernie opposes Bernie or Bust - Matt from San Diego

Ch. 19: Jokes - Alan from Connecticut

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 20: Final comments introducing a bonus clip about how to respond to racist jokes

Ch. 21: Bonus Clip: How Do You Handle a Racist Joke? - Decoded MTV News - Air Date: 7-1-15

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Learn how to fight HB2 with NCTE's North Carolina Action Center

Learn how to fight anti-trans bills in states across the country with NCTE's National Action Center

Take part in NCTE's #FlushDiscrimination Campaign to show you support of the trans community


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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