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Gender Reveal

English, Social, 12 seasons, 230 episodes, 6 days, 16 hours, 1 minute
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Welcome to Gender Reveal, a podcast about nonbinary and transgender folks. Join us as we interview notable trans guests, analyze current events, answer advice questions and get a little bit closer to understanding what the heck gender is.
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BONUS: Solomon J. Brager

Happy pub day to Heavyweight, a graphic memoir by Solomon J. Brager! Tuck chats with Sol (they/he) about the intersections of Zionism and transphobia, the need to make up true stories, and the arguments against claims of Jewish indigeneity.  Listen to the full episode on Patreon for discussions of teaching a class called Graphic Sex, stealing boxing valor, navigating our mothers' feelings about our hair color, and much more. Find Sol at solomonbrager.com and @jbbrager. Heavyweight is available now!!!  Our merch shop at bit.ly/gendermerch. Senior Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: Blue Dot Sessions
6/25/202427 minutes, 13 seconds
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BONUS: Lammys, Labor Solidarity, & Arlie Adlington

Tuck shares an exciting 2 Trans 2 Furious update before chatting with Arlie Adlington (he/him) about queer labor solidarity, Pride movie recs, and normal tea.  Listen to the full episode on Patreon to hear Arlie talk about working with Sam Smith, navigating the world of UK t-shots, and writing an important song about beverages (before Sabrina Carpenter did it, even!) See you at the Bell House on Thursday for our Pride™ live show!  (Oh and here’s the video that Casey took hehe.)
6/17/202416 minutes, 38 seconds
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BONUS: Checking in with LittlePuss Press

In this bonus episode, Tuck chats with Cat Fitzpatrick and Casey Plett about what's going on over at LittlePuss Press post-SPD collapse. Topics include: What’s next for LittlePuss?  How can we learn to log off?  Wouldn’t it be mortifying to win a Nobel Prize? Cat’s thoughts on historical fell type?? Plus: An upcoming book that "establishes, at a stroke, [the author] as one of the great writers of her generation"(!!!) Support the LittlePuss Press Kickstarter by May 17, or shop all their existing titles at LittlePuss.net. 
5/6/202423 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 173: 17 Advice Questions with Mckenzee Griffler

Tuck tackles more advice questions with BFF of the show Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). Topics include: What if my partner doesn’t want me to come out to their parents? Are we sure that cis people don’t think about gender this much? Can my gender be “boy” if I’m in my thirties?  Should I live the plot of Boys Weekend by Mattie Lubchansky? Plus: wedding photos, astrology, nonprofits, FFS soup, King of Falafel, and securely attached Super Smash Bros characters? This Week in Gender: Kai Jacobsen bravely attempts the segment that Tuck refused. Find Mckenzee at mckenzeegriffler.com and @mckenzeeisshortforzee. Submit a piece of Theymail: Today’s message was from Succulent. Come see us at the Bell House on June 20!  ~~ Join our Patreon (patreon.com/gender) to get access to our bonus podcasts, weekly newsletter, and other perks. Find our FAQ page, starter packs and transcripts at genderpodcast.com. We’re also on Instagram @gendereveal. Senior Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: “Young Buck” & “Tin Tile Shuffle” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: Queer Candle Co (promo code: GENDER10) and DeleteMe (code: TUCK20)
4/29/202455 minutes, 58 seconds
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BONUS: "The Prospects" Opening Day with KT Hoffman

Tuck chats with author KT Hoffman (he/him) about trans romance novels, egg & cheddar gender, egg behavior, and not being Assigned Mariners At Birth.  Listen to the full episode on Patreon for discussions of bagel recipes, real-life baseball romance (in our dreams), local queer softball leagues, formative gay YA novels, and which marginalized group will get to play professional baseball first (lol).  The Prospects is available now wherever books are sold! Find KT Hoffman at kthoffmanwrites.com and @squashgoblin.
4/9/202414 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bonus: Trans Day of Snack 2024 + Abolishing Time w/ Shuli Branson

Happy (almost) Trans Day of Snack! We’re explaining this weekend’s mutual aid campaign (including FREE SNACKS for trans people in 26 US states) and sharing part two of our chat with Shuli Branson. Sign up to receive your snack and/or financial aid at bit.ly/tdos24. View our list of trans resources at bit.ly/tdos24links. Spread the word! Our full chat with Shuli is available here. (Part one is available here.) Find Shuli at sjbranson.com and @shulibranson. Practical Anarchism is available from Pluto Press. Support The Breakup Theory on Patreon. Get 25% off the Surviving the Future paperback or e-book with the coupon code GENDERREVEAL at pmpress.org this weekend. Donate to our mutual aid/snack fund via PayPal or Venmo. (Put "TDoS" in the subject line plz.) Please donate to families fleeing Gaza at linktr.ee/fundsforgaza. Our Trans Day of Snack merch is available through March 31 at bit.ly/gendermerch. Senior Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: “Hensteeth” & “Road to Petersby” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: ShopEnby.com (code: GenderReveal) and DeleteMe (code: TUCK20)
3/30/202427 minutes, 12 seconds
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A Tribute to Cecilia Gentili

This week, we remember advocate, storyteller, and mother Cecilia Gentili.  Cecilia resources & links:  Cecilia’s legacy fund!!! Faltas (published by our friends at LittlePuss Press) Full videos of Cecilia’s 2/7 memorial service  Speaking with M. E. O’Brien for the NYC Trans Oral History Project (with transcript) “Cecilia Gentili’s Revolutionary Ask” on Latino USA “History of the Stroll & Stories from a Trans Elder” on Afterlives: The Layleen Polanco Story (w/ Raquel Willis) Interview with Harron Walker for Interview Mag (2023) Profile by Harron in Vulture (2022) Interview with Grace Byron for Xtra (2022) Interview in Paper about COIN, a free healthcare program for sex workers (2021) Our Cecilia story collection on Instagram (@gendereveal) More links and videos  Posts cited: Fran Tirado Cyd Nova Chiquitita Peppermint Senior Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: “On the Hour” & “Lean Dream” by Blue Dot Sessions
2/12/202415 minutes, 8 seconds
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BONUS: Rax Will is one of the guys

Tuck chats with Rax Will (he/they) about queer food, pronoun-themed cocktails, and “AFAB” trans clothing brands (derogatory). Plus, news about next season! Listen to the full episode on Patreon for discussions of: Rax’s extensive research about trans people and dog food(?!) Why the hottest new accessory is the NYC diaper Receiving the perfect “sorry I misgendered u” gift  Why one of the best queer bars won’t hang a pride flag And more that we cannot even mention here!!!  Find Rax @bigfoodie69. Articles mentioned in this episodes include: “The Best Shorts for Trans Men and GNC Badboyz” (lol) “The Next Generation of ‘Lesbian Bars’ Is Here. What Should We Call Them?” “When Sir and Ma’am Miss the Mark: Restaurants Rethink Gender’s Role in Food Service” (gift link) Senior Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: “Dialtone 11” by Blue Dot Sessions
1/10/202417 minutes, 39 seconds
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BONUS: Making Podcasts for Trans People (via Gender Spiral)

Tuck speaks with Ally Beardsley and Babette Thomas way back on Trans Day of Snack 2023. It's a Gender Reveal x Gender Spiral crossover event!  Find Gender Spiral at genderspiralpod.com as well as Instagram, TikTok, and Patreon. 
1/8/202453 minutes, 25 seconds
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BONUS: a lil end-of-year update

A few quick announcements on what's coming up next.  Thanks to Blue Dot Sessions as always for the music bed. 
12/29/20232 minutes, 45 seconds
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BONUS: $1000 grant! 5 days left to apply! (Also, other things!)

Quick announcement because I remembered that not everyone is on Instagram dot com. This year's grant applications close on Halloween night. Apply at bit.ly/GRgrant23, and find a full list of past grant recipients at genderpodcast.com/grant. Spread the word!  Grab free tickets for the November 10 2 Trans 2 Furious event (featuring Tuck, Tre'vell Anderson, and Mckenzee Griffler) at bit.ly/2T2FLA. Only a few left!  Also, we've got a new Gender Conceal episode with Mckenzee and it really is something.
10/27/20233 minutes, 19 seconds
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BONUS: Capturing The New York Times with Imara Jones

The most recent episode of the Anti-Trans Hate Machine is a banger, and we thought you should hear it. Listen to the Anti-Trans Hate Machine (a TransLash production) wherever you get your podcasts, or read the transcript here.   
8/2/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 8 seconds
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BONUS: Calvin Kasulke, Hal Schrieve, crossover content, live show?!

This week, we’ve got a grab bag of bonus content! Topics include: Book and comic recommendations from Hal Schrieve  Kurt Russell, gender roots, and movie tuberculosis with Calvin Kasulke  Multiple other trans podcasts that Tuck recently guested on An important 2 Trans 2 Furious zine update A live show announcement And more!  Find this month’s full Gender Conceal episode, “Managing Rihanna’s MLB expansion team with Calvin Kasulke,” exclusively on Patreon. Find Tuck on the TransLash Podcast and the Knew Guys this week. Hal’s recommendations:  Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten Stone Fruit by Lee Lai Wendy by Walter Scott Girl Town by Casey Nowak Empire Star by Samuel Delany We'll add a live show link here once we have one! Join the Patreon to have first dibs. Senior Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: Blue Dot Sessions
7/31/202328 minutes, 2 seconds
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BONUS: Sandy Stone w/ Sarah Esocoff

Tuck share their favorite episode of their new favorite podcast.  Find Sounds Gay wherever you get podcasts.  Sandy Stone's incredible time capsule of a website is sandystone.com.
7/10/202345 minutes, 12 seconds
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TEASER: High-Fiving Mattie Lubchansky through Keith Haring’s Irreversible Damage Hole

Tuck chats IN PERSON with Mattie Lubchansky (they/them) about Boys Weekend, the Nib, Mattie’s next project, and also Orville Peck. Listen to the full episode on Patreon for discussions of: Why every book Mattie has ever worked on has been banned  What parts of Boys Weekend are inspired by Mattie’s life  Ursula K. Le Guin vs Margaret Atwood The secrets to a successful marriage??? Like 10 minutes of Broadway reviews & Sondheim discussion The time Tuck talked about being the mayor of Portland live on WNYC Girlboss gender And more??? Find Mattie @lubchansky and find  Boys Weekend wherever books are sold.
7/6/202313 minutes, 27 seconds
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TEASER: Naveen Kundanmal's Pterodactyl Screech Transition Timeline

Tuck chats with Naveen Kundanmal (they/them) about doing Shania Twain karaoke at the Texas State Capitol and tracking your HRT timeline via pterodactyl screeches. (Plus, news about next season!) Listen to the full episode on Patreon for discussions of: Trying to plan a (gender-neutral) wedding without being cringe  Getting medicated out of your need to TikTok Bonding with your mom over changing your first name as an adult What does Patti Harrison have to do with our cursed friendship origin story??  Find Naveen on Instagram @hottubtimenaveen or Twitter @naveenwashable, and see what’s happening in Texas @equalitytexas across social media.  Find our merch shop at bit.ly/gendermerch.  See Tuck with Normal Gossip at Town Hall on June 16.
6/2/202314 minutes, 13 seconds
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BONUS: 2 Trans 2 Furious Sneak Peek with Mckenzee Griffler

Happy Fast X Day! We're celebrating chosen familia by sharing Mckenzee's essay "Letty Did Not Trans Me But Maybe She Did" from our upcoming anthology 2 TRANS 2 FURIOUS, now available for preorder!  (Note: Tuck's audio quality got messed up but we're just rolling with it, OK?) Preorder 2 TRANS 2 FURIOUS at 2trans2furious.bigcartel.com. Get your 10% off discount code at patreon.com/gender. Find Mattie Lubchansky on tour, and especially in Queens with Tuck! Listen to Tuck on You're Wrong About. Bluesky? Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: Blue Dot Sessions
5/19/202315 minutes, 48 seconds
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TEASER: The ISIS Tweet to Trans Ally Pipeline with Mckenzee Griffler

Tuck chats with Mckenzee about basement pizza, intrusive thoughts, the PTW slur, our college radio origin story, and a partial list of ways to be "more transsexual."  Find the full episode on Patreon for discussions of: Joyce Carol Oates tweet crimes  Winning with your real tits and ass Femboy vs rosboy?? Celebrity posting allyship Oakland possums and NYC rats (complimentary) To Wong Foo vs Priscilla Queen of the Desert Moaning like a cop Luigi, a famous trans woman Is it valid to say that things are valid? ...or is query naive?     
5/13/202310 minutes, 38 seconds
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BONUS: Trans Day of Having a Nice Snack 2023

Happy Trans Day of Snack! We’re explaining today’s mutual aid campaign (including FREE SNACKS for trans people in 26 US states) and sharing a sneak peek of our snack-packed chat with Lilith K, tweeter of that famous tweet.  Our full interview with Lilith is available here. Find Lilith at @deathcarpets and on the podcasts Ghostpuncher Corps and Diet Coke & Lilith’s House of Snax. Sign up to receive your snack and/or financial aid at bit.ly/tdos2023. View our list of trans resources at bit.ly/tdos23links. Donate to our mutual aid/snack fund via PayPal, Cash App ($TuckWoodstock) or Venmo (@Tuck-Woodstock). Our limited edition TDoS merch is available through March 31 at bit.ly/gendermerch. Use code SNACK for 10% off. Senior Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: Our patrons! Thank you!
3/31/202319 minutes, 11 seconds
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live show tix on sale now(!!!)

It's a Christmas miracle — we've got tickets on sale to our February 1st live show, feauting four of your favorite Gender Reveal alumni.  Get your tickets here while you can!  
12/22/20224 minutes, 46 seconds
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BONUS: Trans Day of Visibility (and Snacks) 2022

After Tuck makes a few exciting announcements, Vidhya Aravind and Erique Zhang share their perspectives on what trans visibility means and who it serves.  Find Erique Zhang at eriquezhang.com and @er_ique. Find Vidhya Aravind at @kid_vidh and on Episode 74 of our podcast. Donate to our spring mutual aid drive via PayPal, Cash App ($TuckWoodstock) or Venmo (@Tuck-Woodstock). Trans folks of color can apply to receive mutual aid funds at bit.ly/tdos22. Our limited edition Trans Day of Having a Nice Snack merch is available through April 9 at bit.ly/gendermerch. Join our Patreon (patreon.com/gender) to get access to our weekly newsletter and our new patron-only bonus pod.  Find episode transcripts and starter packs for new listeners at genderpodcast.com. We’re also on Twitter and Instagram @gendereveal. Associate Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: Our patrons! Thank you!
3/31/202218 minutes, 52 seconds
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BONUS: The Homo Schedule (feat. Leo Sheng)

Afte an exciting merch announcement, Tuck shares a new episode of the Homo Schedule, featuring queer actors Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson and Leo Sheng.  ----- What's it like being cast in a show that influenced your identity as a kid? How do you make space for yourself while growing up as one of the only queer and Asian kids in your town? And where are all the queer Disney royals? All that and more as Liv and Jasmin talk to Leo Sheng! Citations - In Hollywood, Asian American stories are rare, but Asian American LGBTQ stories are even rarer by Lakshmi Gandhi for NBCNews - During the 1970s, Social Workers Began Placing LGBTQ Youth with Queer Foster Families by Matt Katz for WNYC’s The Takeaway - And here is Leo’s Twitter thread about queer & trans BIPOC!
2/22/202247 minutes, 6 seconds
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BONUS: bad news / good news!

Tuck explains what's going on with this season of Gender Reveal, and announces our upcoming live show. Buy live show tickets at https://gendernyc.bpt.me. Browse our limited-edition August merch in our nonprofit merch shop at bit.ly/gendermerch. Join our Patreon (patreon.com/gender) to receive our weekly newsletter, plus stickers and other rewards. Find episode transcripts and starter packs for new listeners at genderpodcast.com. We’re also on Twitter and Instagram @gendereveal. Join the Gender Detectives Slack at bit.ly/genderslack2. Associate Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Additional Music: “Kid Kodi" by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
8/17/20215 minutes, 20 seconds
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BONUS: Wait, Is This a Date?

Whoops! We made an episode for today, but instead of airing it, we're sharing a new podcast that we're genuinely hyped to hear. Learn more about Wait, Is thIs a Date? on Autostraddle. Find them on Twitter and Instagram @waitisthisadate. Special thanks to Drew and Christina for letting us run this in our feed. -- Browse our new August merch collection at bit.ly/gendermerch. Associate Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. Leigh
8/5/202117 minutes, 28 seconds
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BONUS: Cancel Me, Daddy (ft. Emily VanDerWerff)

In lieu of a new Gender Reveal interview, please enjoy this excellent episode of Cancel Me, Daddy by Katelyn Burns and Oliver-Ash Kleine. In this conversation, the hosts chat with Emily VanDerWerff about her Vox article "How Twitter Can Ruin a Life," which chronicles the fallout around Isabel Fall's "The Helicopter Story." Isabel is asking anyone who wants to support her to donate to Trans Lifeline. -- Browse our July merch collection at bit.ly/gendermerch. Join our Patreon (patreon.com/gender) to receive our weekly newsletter, plus stickers and other rewards. Cancel Me, Daddy  is also on Patreon (patreon.com/cancelmedaddy). Join the Gender Detectives Slack at bit.ly/genderslack2. Associate Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. Leigh Special thanks to Oliver-Ash and Katelyn for letting us run this episode in our feed! 
7/19/20211 hour, 19 minutes, 9 seconds
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BONUS: grant deadline & other updates

Hey everyone! Sorry for the late notice, but our grant program is open now through April 30. More details in this tiny episode.  Grant: genderpodcast.com/grant Newsletter: patreon.com/gender Merch: bit.ly/gendermerch Tuck's workshops/consulting/etc: sylveon.co For more frequent updates, we're on Twitter and Instagram @gendereveal. We're also at genderpodcast.com Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder
4/27/20213 minutes, 33 seconds
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BONUS: Happy Elliot Page Day!

In this tiny bonus episode, Tuck makes a big announcement about Season 6, and recommends a few podcasts to listen to while you wait: Tuck on Behind the Bastards (part one) Tuck on LGBTQ&A TransLash podcast Marsha's Plate -- You can reach us at genderpodcast.com or on Twitter or Instagram. You can also follow Tuck at @tuckwoodstock. Season Six is on the way! Join our Patreon (patreon.com/gender) to receive our weekly newsletter and other rewards, and to support our grant/mutual aid program.  Learn more about Tuck's trans-focused equity consulting company at Sylveon.co. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Theme Song: Breakmaster Cylinder
12/1/20206 minutes, 27 seconds
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BONUS: Election Day Check-In

In which Tuck whispers to you in their closet for what might be one four-minute run-on sentence.  Share the last thing that brought you joy (or just browse a lot of very good animal photos): https://twitter.com/tuckwoodstock/status/1323663746506485760 Trans Lifeline: https://translifeline.org Trevor Project: https://www.thetrevorproject.org 21 trans candidates running for office this fall: https://www.mic.com/p/meet-all-21-openly-trans-candidates-running-for-office-this-fall-40830735 I love you.
11/3/20204 minutes, 16 seconds
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BONUS: Grants, Mutual Aid, and Laverne Cox on LGBTQ&A

This week, Tuck belatedly announces our latest grant program and mutual aid fund. (Applications due by 10/31.) Then, we listen to Jeffrey Masters interview Laverne Cox on acclaimed queer interview podcast LGBTQ&A. Apply to the Black/Indigenous Trans and Two-Spirit Grant Program: bit.ly/GR20grant Apply to the BIPOC Trans Mutual Aid Fund: bit.ly/GR20aid Learn more about our grant program: genderpodcast.com/grant Help us fund more mutual aid payments! Send payments via Venmo (@Tuck-Woodstock), Cash App ($TuckWoodstock) or PayPal. Browse our limited-edition spooky gender merch: bit.ly/gendermerch Listen to LGBTQ&A wherever you listen to Gender Reveal. -- You can reach us at genderpodcast.com or on Twitter or Instagram. You can also follow Tuck at @tuckwoodstock. Season Six is on the way! Join our Patreon (patreon.com/gender) to receive our weekly newsletter and other rewards, and to support our grant/mutual aid program.  Learn more about Tuck's trans-focused equity consulting company at Sylveon.co. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Theme Song: Breakmaster Cylinder
10/26/202034 minutes, 39 seconds
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BONUS: Fire, Fanny Packs, and the TransLash Podcast

This week, Tuck chats a bit before sharing an episode of the TransLash Podcast, a new show that covers news, culture and politics from a trans perspective, hosted by Peabody and Emmy-award-winning journalist Imara Jones. In this episode, Imara Jones talks with Kai Wright, who hosts WNYC’s The United States of Anxiety, about the links between transphobia, the history of fear in America and the 2020 elections. Plus, Marquise Vilson, a Black-trans actor and activist, opens up about the importance of transmasculine representation and using his platform to combat violence against trans women of color. Subscribe to the TransLash Podcast wherever you listen to this show, and learn more at translash.org.  This Week in Gender: "Woman who popularized the gender reveal party says enough already after latest wildfire" via CNN. We have brand-new merch in the shop available through September 15 at bit.ly/gendermerch. -- You can reach us at genderpodcast.com or on Twitter or Instagram. You can also follow our host's reporting at @tuckwoodstock. Season Six is on the way! Join our Patreon (patreon.com/gender) to receive our weekly newsletter and other rewards, and to support our grant/mutual aid program.  Learn more about Tuck's trans-focused equity consulting company at Sylveon.co. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Theme Song: Breakmaster Cylinder Production Help: Oliver-Ash Kleine
9/8/202039 minutes, 32 seconds
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BONUS: "I'm Seeing My Liberation Right Now"

This week, Tuck shares an excerpt from Transcripts, a new trans activism podcast by the Tretter Transgender Oral History Project. Subscribe to Transcripts wherever you get podcasts. Find transcripts of Transcripts (lol) at bit.ly/transcriptspod. Donate to Brave Space Alliance and Black Transwomen Inc. This episode features hosts Myrl Beam (Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Minnesota) and Andrea Jenkins (Minneapolis City Council) plus guests LaSaia Wade, founder of the Brave Space Alliance, Diamond Stylz of Black Transwomen Inc., Gabriel Foster, founder of the Trans Justice Funding Project, Rickke Mananzala, former Executive Director of FIERCE, and Dean Spade, founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. --- You can reach us at genderpodcast.com or on Twitter or Instagram. You can also follow our host's reporting at @tuckwoodstock. Season Six is on the way! Join our Patreon (patreon.com/gender) to receive our weekly newsletter and other rewards. We also welcome donations via PayPal, Cash App, or Venmo (Tuck-Woodstock). Thank you! Learn more about Tuck's trans-focused equity consulting company at Sylveon.co. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Theme Song: Breakmaster Cylinder  
8/24/202021 minutes, 42 seconds
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BONUS: A chaotic check-in from Tuck

In this bonus episode, Tuck says hi because they miss you and everything happens so much. Other media referenced: Tuck on OPB's Think Out Loud (with Sergio Olmos) Strange Fruit podcast Marsha's Plate podcast Tuck on KPCC's AirTalk (with Chris David) Tuck on KPFA's Upfront "Federal Law Enforcement Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab Protesters Off Portland Streets" Great episodes from Season 5 (for new listeners): Morgan Givens Alyssa Pariah Vidhya Aravind Daniel M. Lavery Cyrus Dunham Follow Tuck's reporting on Twitter @tuckwoodstock. Join the Gender Detectives Slack at bit.ly/genderslack2. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder (the full theme! lucky you!) Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
7/22/202010 minutes, 29 seconds
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BONUS: Protests, SCOTUS, and "thinking about the think pieces" with Queersplaining

Tuck rambles for fifteen consecutive minutes (oops!), then shares their conversation with Callie Wright about media literacy, passive voice, “objectivity,” and whether you can trust media coverage of protests.  This interview first aired on the Queersplaining podcast on June 9. This Week In Gender: SCOTUS LGBTQ decision! Learn more by reading Katelyn Burns’ article on the topic and listening to the Queersplaining episode on the same topic, featuring an actual expert. Other podcasts referenced in today’s intro: Tuck’s Life Kit episode, 4 Ways To Make Your Workplace Equitable For Trans People. A three-minute version of the same episode for All Things Considered. Tuck on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s news roundtable. We’ve got LOADS of NEW, limited edition Pride Month merch at bit.ly/gendermerch. (Proceeds go to great causes like BLM, Black Visions Collective, and Trans Lifeline.)  Support Tuck's reporting and full-time gender detective gig! Pledge any amount at patreon.com/gender to receive our weekly newsletter. We also appreciate donations via PayPal or Cash App. Learn more about Tuck's trans-focused equity consulting company at Sylveon.co. You can reach us at genderpodcast.com or on Twitter or Instagram. Join the Gender Detectives Slack at bit.ly/genderslack2. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
6/22/202055 minutes, 14 seconds
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BONUS: Dominique, Riah, Layleen, and Alyssa Pariah

Tuck gives a quick overview of the many breaking trans news stories from the last few days. Then, we revisit our conversation with activist and labor organizer Alyssa Pariah (she/her). Topics include: How the Black Lives Matter movement supports trans liberation better than many LGBTQ orgs How bail funds can save Black trans lives Coping with survivor's guilt as a 32-year-old trans woman of color Also: an army of trans bitches in the class war! This Week In Gender: The Trump administration's short-lived rollback of healthcare anti-discrimination protections; today's SCOTUS decision (sort of!); Dominique "Rem'mie" Fells; Riah Milton; Layleen Polanco Xtravaganza; and more. Learn more about the Black Trans Protesters Emergency Fund; Black & Pink; TJI Justice Project; Audre Lorde Project; Don’t Shoot PDX; Critical Resistance; Pride at Work; and Jobs with Justice. (Also, never cross a picket line!)    We’ve got LOADS of NEW, limited edition Pride Month merch at bit.ly/gendermerch. (Proceeds go to great causes like BLM, Black Visions Collective, and Trans Lifeline.)  Support Tuck's reporting and full-time gender detective gig! Pledge any amount at patreon.com/gender to receive our weekly newsletter. We also appreciate donations via PayPal or Cash App. Learn more about Tuck's trans-focused equity consulting company at Sylveon.co. You can reach us at genderpodcast.com or on Twitter or Instagram. Join the Gender Detectives Slack at bit.ly/genderslack2. Production help: Mckenzee Griffler (she/her) Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Additional music: “Our Fingers Cold” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
6/16/202045 minutes, 40 seconds
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BONUS: Protests, Pride, & Police (feat. Morgan Givens)

In this week’s episode, Tuck discusses Black trans allyship, queer racism; why cops aren’t your friends; and how this all relates to Pride Month. Then, we revisit our chat with storyteller Morgan Givens (he/him/they), creator of the critically acclaimed Flyest Fables podcast. Topics include: Becoming a Black man in America Cops(!!!) Why “objective journalism” is sometimes just white supremacy What nobody tells you about testosterone Is that how you spell pizza? We’ve got LOADS of NEW, limited edition Pride Month merch at bit.ly/gendermerch. (Proceeds go to great causes like BLM, Black Visions Collective, and Trans Lifeline.) Email us at [email protected] if you’d like to contribute a design to the shop. Submit a piece of Theymail: a small message or ad that we’ll read on the show. Today’s message was by Death Rattle Writers Fest. Questions? Comments? Feelings? You can reach us at genderpodcast.com; via [email protected]; or on Twitter or Instagram. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Additional Music: “Pinky” and "Kallaloe” and “Topslides” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
6/2/202047 minutes, 48 seconds
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BONUS: updates galore (feat. Queersplaining)

In this bonus episode, Tuck updates listeners about all matter of topics in the Gender Reveal universe, including (but not limited to) Gender Reveal Season 5; exciting new holiday merch (and 10% off the whole store with the offer code BETRANS!); the seven(!!!) Gender Reveal grant winners; and our fantastic first live show. Then, we listen to an important Personal Gender Update from friend of the show Callie Wright. (This portion of the episode originally aired on Queersplaining under the name “saying it out loud.”) Listen to Tuck on the Gender Stories podcast with Alex Iantaffi! Please donate to our grant fund (and podcast) at patreon.com/gender, or make a one-time donation via PayPal or Cash App.  We’ve got all sorts of new merch, including four rad sweatshirts; “femmes can be thems” tanks, Gender Reveal pillows and a spooky ghost mug! Browse our shirts, stickers, totes and more at bit.ly/gendermerch, and use the promo code “BETRANS” to save 10% on everything (through Dec. 25). Join the Gender Detectives Slack at bit.ly/genderslack2. Questions? Comments? Feelings? You can reach us at genderpodcast.com; via [email protected]; or on Twitter or Instagram. Do you have gender questions that you’d like answered on the show? Submit questions anonymously via this Google form. Logo: Ira M. Leigh(!!)Music: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: “Silver Lanyard and “Feathersoft” by Blue Dot Sessions (yes we’ve used these before and yes they didn’t super fit but I was just trying to get the podcast out lol) Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
12/10/201923 minutes, 59 seconds
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BONUS: SCOTUS LGBTQ Discrimination Cases

In this bonus episode, Tuck breaks down three landmark LGBTQ cases argued in the United States Supreme Court earlier today. Additional references: This SCOTUS/LGBTQ discrimination explainer from Vox is really useful. The transcript excerpt featured in the episode is available here. Adult Mom’s referenced tweet is here. Katelyn Burns is @transscribe on Twitter. Chase Strangio is @chasestrangio on Twitter. We’re giving away $1,500 in grants! Apply by October 31 at genderpodcast.com/grant, or donate to our grant fund at patreon.com/gender. We also appreciate donations via PayPal or Cash App.  We’ve got limited-edition merch that raises money for trans designers & LGBTQ orgs! Browse our shirts, stickers, totes and more at bit.ly/gendermerch. Questions? Comments? Feelings? You can reach us at genderpodcast.com; via [email protected]; or on Twitter or Instagram. Do you have gender questions that you’d like answered on the show? Submit questions anonymously via this Google form. Join the Gender Detectives Slack at bit.ly/genderslack2. Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: “Setting Pace,” “In the Back Room,” and “Feathersoft” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
10/9/201918 minutes, 29 seconds
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BONUS: We're Late, So Tuck Shares Their Secret Feelings

This week's episode is going to be a little late — so what if Tuck vamped by telling you all of their secret personal feelings and experiences from the last week? It's.... a lot!  Content warnings: (5:00–8:00) restricted eating and suicidality. Shout-outs to: Eden Rohatensky, Soleil Ho, Emma Kinema, Harry Brewis, Helen Zaltzman, Rhea Butcher, Left at London, Rose Eveleth, XOXO Festival, Wellbutrin, Scorpio Venus, NRE a.k.a. good good brain drugs, Love Island (not the show), they4they, doing queer praxis in the woods.  Last chance to support trans media! Pledge $6 or more at patreon.com/gender by September 10 to receive our newsletter and Gender Reveal stickers and six beautiful Stick to Resist stickers from Jery!  Questions? Comments? Feelings? You can reach us at genderpodcast.com; via [email protected]; or on Twitter or Instagram. Join the Gender Detectives Slack at bit.ly/genderslack. Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster Cylinder Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
9/9/201914 minutes, 43 seconds
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BONUS: You're Wrong About... Stonewall

This week on the show, Tuck flies away to what may or may not be gender hell [EDIT: boy howdy, it was], leaving journalists Sarah Marshall (she/her) and Michael Hobbes (he/him) to fill in by sharing an extra-queer, extra-great episode of You're Wrong About...  Find You're Wrong About... wherever you get your podcasts. Follow the show on Twitter @yourewrongabout.  Support the show on Patreon if you're into it. I also recommend reading Sarah & Michael's journalistic work! They're real smart and good.  Logo: Ira M. LeighMusic: Breakmaster CylinderAdditional Music: “Silver Lanyard” by Blue Dot SessionsSponsors: YOU! Thank you!  
8/19/20191 hour, 21 minutes, 53 seconds
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BONUS: Tuck Answers Gender Questions on VWPA

In this week’s crossover bonus episode, Tuck answers gender questions with Nichole and Everett on the Vegan Warrior Princesses Attack podcast. Topics include: Is it OK to refer to my child with gendered language? What's the difference between nonbinary and gender non-conforming? Should we be assigning genders to non-human animals? Is "toxic femininity" a thing we should be thinking about? Can straight cis people use the word "queer"? We have a newsletter now! Sign up by donating any amount to our Patreon. We also gratefully accept donations via PayPal or Cash App.  Join the Gender Detectives Slack here! Our biannual grant is open for applications at genderpodcast.com/grant. Tell the rad BIPOC trans folks in your life! Support Gender Reveal by buying pins from Stick to Resist. Questions? Comments? Feelings? You can reach us at genderpodcast.com; via [email protected]; or on Twitter or Instagram. You can also submit questions anonymously via our Google form. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Additional Music: “Topslides” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
4/1/20191 hour, 14 minutes, 40 seconds
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BONUS: Five Shows That Aren't Gender Reveal

Bad news: there isn't a new Gender Reveal episode this week. Tuck was out of town working on an exciting new project that we'll tell you about... someday.  Good news: We're sharing trailers for five other podcasts this week, instead! We'll be back next week, but in the meantime, you can find us at genderpodcast.com and on Twitter and Instagram. You can also join the Gender Detectives Slack here! We greatly appreciate donations via Patreon or PayPal or Cash App. Donate $5+ to receive stickers and other fun stuff.  Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
3/5/201911 minutes, 34 seconds
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BONUS: A Grant Announcement, Sorta

In this bonus mini-ep, Tuck shares two plot twists regarding the inaugural Gender Reveal grant and gets u pumped for season three. HELP US GIVE MONEY 2 TRANS FOLX: patreon.com/gender FIND US: Twitter @gendereveal Instagram @gendereveal Transcripts: genderpodcast.com/listen Email: [email protected] Other fun stuff: genderpodcast.com See you on Monday!
12/1/20184 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 31.5: Trans Folks Win the U.S. Midterms

In this bonus episode, Tuck recaps several of the trans and queer success stories of the U.S. midterm election, and shares the date of the Gender Reveal season 3 premiere(!) Read more: Over 150 LGBTQ candidates claim victory in midterm elections Read Tuck's  op-ed in the Washington Post and their guide to cis allyship in Bitch. Listen to Nancy podcasts’s story about the Massachusetts “Yes on 3” campaign. Check out Dr. Logan Casey’s comprehensive list of transgender candidates in the United States. Questions? Comments? Feelings? You can reach us at our website; via [email protected]; or on Twitter or Instagram. You can also submit questions anonymously. We greatly appreciate donations via Patreon or PayPal or Cash App. Donate $5+ to receive stickers and other fun stuff. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Theme song: Breakmaster Cylinder Additional music: “Contrarian” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
11/12/201812 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 31: Diana James, Sophie Corvidae, and the GRA

[CN: mentions of assault, transphobia, suicide] In this special bonus episode, Tuck speaks with Diana James (she/her) and Sophie Corvidae (xe/xir) about the Gender Recognition Act reform currently being debated in the United Kingdom. Looking for ways to support trans folks in the UK? Diana recommends donating to Mermaids, and Sophie suggests supporting Trans Pride Brighton. Find other UK orgs at Trans Unite. Visit our website to read episode transcripts, hire us for inclusivity workshops, and apply for the Gender Reveal grant by October 31(!) Questions? Comments? Feelings? You can reach us at our website; via [email protected]; or on Twitter or Instagram. You can also submit questions anonymously. We greatly appreciate donations via Patreon or PayPal or Cash App. Donate $5+ to receive stickers and other fun stuff. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Theme song: Breakmaster Cylinder Additional music: “The Zeppelin” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
10/24/201819 minutes, 16 seconds
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BONUS: Dr. Z Nicolazzo w/ Feminist Killjoys PhD

In this week’s episode, Tuck hands the microphone over to Dr. Raechel Anne Jolie (she/her) and Dr. Melody Hoffmann (she/her). Melody and Raechel interview trans studies professor Dr. Z Nicolazzo (ze/hir or she/her) for an episode of their podcast, Feminist Killjoys, PhD. Learn more about our This Week in Gender topic here. Subscribe to Feminist Killjoys PhD in iTunes/Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also follow along on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and support the show on Patreon. Don't forget to apply for the Gender Reveal grant! The deadline to apply is October 31, 2018. Do you have questions, comments, or ideas for Season 3 of Gender Reveal? You can reach us at our new website; via [email protected]; or on Twitter or Instagram. You can also submit questions anonymously here. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
10/12/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 24.9: Public Trans

In this week’s episode, Tuck (literally) finds their way out of the wilderness, and we share the second episode of a brand new nonbinary podcast. Thank you to Ave Bisesi (they/them) and Mac Maclean (they/them) for letting us share the second episode of Public Trans. In addition to subscribing to the show, you can find Public Trans on Twitter, Facebook, and Patreon. Wanna know if Tuck actually made it out of the woods? You can look for them on Twitter and on Instagram. You can also reach us [email protected] or on Twitter, and can submit advice questions anonymously here. We greatly appreciate donations via Patreon or PayPal or Cash App. Donate $5+ to receive stickers and other fun stuff. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
8/13/201857 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 24.5: Sarah Esocoff & Friends

In this week’s episode, Tuck hikes through the wilderness, and radio producer Sarah Esocoff (she/her) steps in to share the stories of several queer and trans individuals grappling with what it means to be femme (or not femme). Thank you to Sarah and SiriusXM’s Spoke Studios for allowing us to air their three-part series Femme. Don’t forget to check out Sarah’s new queer podcast, Paperweight.  Send Tuck your news updates on Twitter, and find photos of their hike on Instagram (probably?). You can also reach us at [email protected] or on Twitter, and can submit advice questions anonymously here. We greatly appreciate donations via Patreon or PayPal or Cash App. Donate $5+ to receive stickers and other fun stuff. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Sponsors: YOU! Thank you!
8/6/201850 minutes, 46 seconds
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Welcome to Gender Reveal!

Honestly, what even is gender? And what is Gender Reveal? We're releasing our first two full episodes very soon! Subscribe now to stay in the loop, nab some rad stickers on our Patreon, and follow us on Twitter if you're into that sort of thing. Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder
1/2/20181 minute, 8 seconds