Air Date: 6–18-2019
Today we take a look at the violence being inflicted upon the LGB and particularly T community as well as the history of our societies erasure of trans people who have been around for thousands of years.
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Stonewall riots started as a party. Don't forget Marcia Johnson. Remember that the fighters at Stonewall were very diverse.
Hate against black trans lives is being normalized, and it's leading to their deaths. Put a stop to the hate, reexamine your views.
As more trans people come out and more education about trans lives enters the culture, the more of a backlash there is. The patriarchy and right wing are resisting transgender lives existing with all their binary strength.
ICE and the Trump administration are murdering migrants, including transgender people. These people are attempting to escape violence from their homelands and finding death in ICE detention centers.
White LGBTQ communities are usually wealthy, Brown and Latino LGBTQ communities have to fight harder just to stay alive, and white LGBTQ communities don't really care.
Gender and sexuality of the old west ran the full spectrum, with many people finding acceptance. More strict gender and sexuality roles formed at the end of the 19th century.
Transgender activist and TED Resident Samy Nour Younes shares the remarkable, centuries-old history of the trans community, filled with courageous stories, inspiring triumphs -- and a fight for civil rights that's been raging for a long time.
Ch. 8: Reparations need to be a worldwide project in response to colonialism - Dario from Anchorage, AK
Ch. 9: Personal experience of anti-native racism - Dario from Anchorage, AK
Ch. 10: Will impeachment lead back to business as usual? - Brandon from Chicago
Ch. 11: Final comments on various theories of changes from Congress to the presidency
EDUCATE YOURSELF & SHARE
Supporting the Transgender People in Your Life: A Guide to Being a Good Ally (National Center for Transgender Equality)
We asked 14 trans activists how cis people can be better allies in 2018 (The Independent)
Frequently Asked Questions about Transgender People (National Center for Transgender Equality)
These Are the Trans People Killed in 2019 (The Advocate, *Note*: Only those publicly reported)
Curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Cases to Rest - Bodytonic
- Milkwood - The Cabinetmaker
- Trois Gnossiennes 3 - Blue Dot Sesisons
- The Spinnet - Castle Danger
- Are We Loose Yet - Bodytonic
- A Path Unwinding - K4
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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