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(2014/04/10) The power of words (Trans Rights)

Edition #817

The power of words


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.


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

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

Ch. 3: Song 1: See me, Feel Me - The Who

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

Ch. 5: Song 2: Pretzel Man - Harry Chapin

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 - iamuuri

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

Ch. 11: Song 5: One - Apocalyptica

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

Ch. 13: Song 6: One - Apocalyptica

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

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - Shihan

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

Ch. 17: Song 8: Lola - 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 - Patrick Park


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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