Best of the Left Podcast : #1118 A look in at the TERF wars (Feminism and Trans Rights)

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Air Date: 07/07/2017

Today we look at gender dysphoria, transitioning, de-transitioning and the various perspectives on these phenomena

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Norman Spack How I help transgender teens become who they want to be - @TEDTalks - Air Date 4-16-14

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Luriana Lurilee - Ben McElroy

Ch. 4: Act 2: Julia Serano on Transfeminism, Gender, Biology, and Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive - Sex Out Loud with Tristan Taormino - Air Date 7-17-15

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Body Was Made - Ezra Furman

Ch. 6: Act 3: The eager child: informed consent and watchful waiting - @TransAdvocate - Air Date 1-9-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Rain Begins To Fall (instrumental) - Silence Is Sexy

Ch. 8: Act 4: A look at one person's experience with detransitioning - Love and Radio - Air Date 2-27-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Take Me There instrumental 03-12 - Silence Is Sexy

Ch. 10: Act 5: #DearBetsy: Enforce Title IX to Protect Students via @TransEquality - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Activism - Shihan

Ch. 12: Act 6: There is no universal experience of women - #PoliticallyReactive with @wkamaubell and @harikondabolu - Air Date 6-22-17

Ch. 13: Final comments on how to normalize positivity, support and nuance in the discussion of gender dysphoria

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



Tell the Dept. of Ed that Title IX must be Federally enforced with #DearBetsy 

Learn more about the impacts of the Title IX guideline roll backs with National Center for Transgender Equality’s School Action Center 


The Simple, Self-Evident Truths Of Transgender Kids, Equality And Title IX (Huffington Post)

Trump administration rolls back protections for transgender students (Washington Post) 

The Trump administration is systematically dismantling Title IX (Think Progress)

Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearings Spark Title IX Concerns (Teen Vogue)

DeVos says it’s ‘premature’ to commit to following Title IX guidance on campus sexual assault (Think Progress)

Parents of Transgender Kids Meet With Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (NBC News)

Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students (CNN) 

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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