#921 We all have a trans friend now (Bruce Jenner)

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Today we break down the recent interview with Bruce Jenner and what it means for the trans community as a whole going forward

Show Notes

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

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Bruce Jenner's Heartfelt Interview With Diane Sawyer On ABC 20-20 - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 4-27-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Soul Meets Body - Death Cab for Cutie

00:09:13 Ch. 4: Act 2: It's important to remember that Bruce Jenner's is not the only trans experience - Backtalk from @BitchMedia - Air Date: 4-30-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Knock Yourself Out - Jon Brion

00:16:54 Ch. 6: Act 3: Addressing some of the land mines in the Bruce Jenner interview - @fakedansavage - Air Date: 4-28-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: What I'm Looking For (Ad Version) - Single - Brendan Benson

00:26:04 Ch. 8: Act 4: Bruce Jenner Has a Mental Disorder and Ruined My Childhood - @majorityfm - Air Date: 4-30-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Kyoko's House ("stage blood is not enough") - Philip Glass

00:33:19 Ch. 10: Act 5: Thank you to Bruce Jenner - @GAY_USAtv - Air Date: 4-30-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Be Yourself - Audioslave

00:37:21 Ch. 12: Act 6: Transgender People & the Police: Rights & Resources via @TransLawCenter @SRLP @TransEquality — Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: Activism - Shihan

00:40:54 Ch. 14: Act 7: .@ParkerMolloy on the Bruce Jenner episode - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date: 4-28-15


00:57:12 Ch. 16: Shocked and proud of what's happening in Baltimore - Nelson from Sweden

00:59:18 Ch. 17: Write to CNN to express your displeasure - Nick from California

01:00:28 Ch. 18: Black Women & State violence - Uhuru from Sweden

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:07:43 Ch. 19: Final comments on #RealMothersDayCards and Climate Hike fundraising

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

Activism: Transgender People & the Police: Rights & Resources via @TransLawCenter @SRLP @TransEquality

"TLC Solidarity with Baltimore” — resources for interacting with law enforcement via The Transgender Law Center

"Participating in Direct Actions: A Guide for Transgender People” via National Center For Transgender Equality

“Tips for trans people dealing with cops and jails” via The Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2015-06-05 10:04:30 -0400
    I’m way late to the party here, but just wanted to thank Uhuru for his brilliant and moving insights on the intersection of race and gender in African American society. Really, really thought-provoking!
  • commented 2015-05-23 16:18:49 -0400
    Hey Jay, I do not see the link to my essay in its entirety in the show notes on this page so here it is: https://soundcloud.com/adreana-langston-1/a-woman-like-me . It is 7 minutes long so I did not expect you to play in on air. I did not expect you to play it at all actually. I was just illustrating for you how your terrific show can be the catalyst for Progressive people to think even more deeply about various issues. Anyway, you did address my essay in your commentary and I appreciated your answers. I think that using CisWoman and TransWoman as subcategory words is a terrific idea because it helps to bring to the forefront that sexuality is a spectrum. That was more my main point rather than, as you misstated, I wanted the title of “woman” all to myself and my kind. Subcategories that show the spectrum is exactly that for which I advocate and I think your response was spot on. So thank you again.