#817 The power of words (Trans Rights)

Today we look at the words we use to talk about trans issues and realize the profound impact they have on how we see the issue. Plus there's some bathroom talk because that's the greatest threat to the freedom of cis idiots everywhere.

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Being Transgender in America - @MHarrisPerry - Air Date: 4-15-12

Ch. 3: Song 1: See Me, Feel Me (Single Version) - Then and Now! 1964-2004

Ch. 4: Act 2: One Transgender Perspective - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date 4-22-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Pretzel Man - Legends of the Lost and Found - New Greatest Stories Live

Ch. 6: Act 3: Gender and sex pairings are a construct - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date: 5-1-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Woman's bodies - Rebecca Riots

Ch. 8: Act 4: Transgender Language History - @transadvocate - Air Date: 2-14-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Power of Words - Conversations With Shepherds, Sheep, Guinea Pigs and Monkeys: Nursery Rhymes for the Underfed Mind Vol I

Ch. 10: Act 5: Fox News' House Doctor Afraid Of Transgender Urination - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-20-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: One - Inquisition Symphony

Ch. 12: Act 6: Fox News Host Apologizes To The Intersex Community - Media Matters Minute (@mmfa) - Air Date: 03-03-14

Ch. 14: Act 7: Freedom Center for Social Justice via- @LGBTQLaw - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - The Poet

Ch. 16: Act 8: Changes In DSM As Related To Trans Population - @transadvocate - Air Date 2-20-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: Lola - A Tribute to the Kinks

Ch. 18: Act 9: Discussing the disappearance of gender identity disorder - @Rspodcast - Air Date 12-8-13

Ch. 19: Final comments on the power of words

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

Ch. 20: Post Script: Conclusion of the story of the man without words


The Freedom Center for Social Justice

Transgender Faith and Action Network (Trans*FANN)

Sources/further reading:

Like Freedom Center For Social Justice LGBTQ Law Center on Facebook and Follow on Twitter

"CPCC Transgender Student Harassed, Suspended for Using Women's Bathroom"

"Actress Laverne Cox releases statement supporting transgender student Andraya Williams”


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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