Best of the Left Podcast : (2013/12/03) Emphasis on the T (LGBTQ Rights)

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Edition #778

Emphasis on the T

Ch. 1: Intro - Theme: A Fond Farewell, Elliott Smith 

Ch. 2: Act 1: Is America Ready to Discuss Transgender Issues? - Majority Report - Air Date: 08-23-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Get over it - Ok Go

Ch. 4: Act 2: Is Gender Just A Construct? - Radio Dispatch - Air Date 5-1-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Mind blown - 40 Watt Hype

Ch. 6: Act 3: There's a lot of new ground to cover with trans issues - Alternet Radio - Air Date: 7-27-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Equality - T. Fernandez

Ch. 8: Act 4: Blogger Confronts Norms About Loving Trans Women - Young Turks - Air Date: 10-26-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Brave - Sara Bareilles

Ch. 10: Act 5: A transgendeed person explains - Radio Disdpatch - Air Date 8-15-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Absolutely Cuckoo - The Magnetic Fields

Ch. 12: Act 6: Anti-LGBT Group Lies, Invents Story About Transgender Student Harassing Classmates - Majority Report - Air Date: 10-30-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Give a damn - Spanky & Our Gang

Ch. 14: Act 7: Safe Schools for trans kids - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 15: Song 7: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 16: Act 8: Get Castrated And We'll Talk, School Board Member Tells Transgender Students - Young Turks - Air Date: 11-26-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 17: Logical consistency is a bullshit detector - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Ch. 18: The wrongness of imposing policies on incompatible cultures - Rich in Kansas

Ch. 19: We need a discussion on reforming capitalism - Will from Tallahassee

Leave a message at 202-999-3991

Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 20: Final comments on our standing in the world on liberals loving like grown ups

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

Activism:

http://glsen.org

Information for this segment can be found at:

http://glsen.org/article/ssia-reaches-record-levels-support

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/25/katherine-svenson-transgender-castration_n_4338209.html 

http://www.transgenderdor.org

http://janetmock.com/2013/11/22/transgender-day-of-remembrance/

http://www.stopbullying.gov/respond/be-more-than-a-bystander

Sponsored by the UnFuck it Up Project: https://www.facebook.com/KatieGoodmansUnFItUp

Katie Goodman, creator: http://katiegoodman.com

Katie Klabusich, activism director: http://katiespeak.com

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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