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Gender Blender

Tai Jacob

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A podcast featuring trans, Two Spirit, nonbinary, and (a)gender creative folks exploring the multiple ways that we relate to gender, our bodies, social movements, and community spaces. Hosted and produced by Tai Jacob.
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49:36 | Sep 26th, 2017

Tai talks to Ignacio Rivera about sex, kink, intimacy, polyamory, and their project HEAL (Hidden Encounters Altered Lives) which aims to end child sexual abuse. Ignacio Rivera is a queer, trans, two-spirit, Black Boricua Taíno who prefers the gende...Show More

54:54 | Aug 28th, 2017

cw: nonconsensual medically unnecessary surgeries, suicide, medical trauma Tai talks to Pidgeon Pagonis about the interactions of intersex people with the medical industrial complex, their new film “The Son I Never Had,” the place of intersex people...Show More
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50:29 | Aug 7th, 2017

Tai talks to LaSaia Wade, Stephanie Skora, and Glitter Millhouse Record of Chicago’s Trans Liberation Collective (TLC) about how they started organizing together and what work they’re doing in Chicago to create the conditions in which all trans peopl...Show More
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42:23 | Jul 13th, 2017

Tai interviews three members of the bklyn boihood (bbh) collective: Morgan Mann Willis, Van Bailey, and Ryann Holmes. They talk about the importance of having black and brown party spaces, how the work bbh does is healing, what masculinity and boihoo...Show More
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46:12 | Jun 28th, 2017

Tai talks to Heather Johnson about being a young queer person during the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in the United States, and, through the lens of Heather's new book of poetry, they talk about surviving as a queer and black person in America. H...Show More
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45:47 | Jun 12th, 2017

CW: racism, suicidal ideation In this episode Tai talks to Vivek Shraya. They discuss the influence of Hinduism on Vivek’s life and work, they talk about racism and being brown, and they chat about how being trans has and has not impacted her recent...Show More
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41:28 | May 31st, 2017

Tai talks to Teddy Syrette about Two Spirit activism, the impact of colonialism on First Nations people, and Teddy's journey to understanding what it means to be First Nations, gay, and Two Spirit. Teddy Syrette is a 2-Spirit, Anishnabek person from...Show More
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50:12 | May 16th, 2017

In this episode, Tai talks to Rae about allyship, testosterone, masculinity, and trans temporality. They discuss two of Rae’s articles, “You Were a Misogynist Before Testosterone,” and “When Temporal Orbits Collide: Embodied Trans Temporalities in U....Show More
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06:56 | May 8th, 2017

In this preview episode, Tai introduces the podcast and speaks to three of their trans and non-binary friends. Anisa tells them about wearing a suit to their prom. Noel talks about what gender transition can look like if it isn’t medical transition. ...Show More