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Trans people can be fun, happy, successful and confident

    Ep 112. It’s our bonus show with extra interviews and extra music on The Gender Agenda 2021

    Ep 112. It’s our bonus show with extra interviews and extra music on The Gender Agenda 2021

    Rowan and Rebeckah are back in the JOY94.9 studio and present a mix of new music from some of their favourite artists, along with two interviews and all our regular segments. Our first interview is with Brooke Murray. Brooke is a theatre maker, video artist and inclusion artist living on Wurundjeri land. Brooke currently works as an inclusion support artist at St Martins Youth Arts, using this learning about diversity and empowerment to inform their practice, and is the Director of Early Days, an upcoming play that will be released this year!  The following interview is with Lore Burns. Lore Burns is a non-binary actor, composer, writer and cellist with a special interest in stage combat and martial arts. Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2012 with a Bachelor of Theatrical Production, Lore has pursued a varied career as a sound designer and technician, cellist, instrumental teacher, composer and actor. Lore will be performing in the upcoming play “Early Days”, directed by Brooke Murray! 

    Don’t forget to contact us anytime on our socials and email thegenderagenda@joy.org.au

    This podcast originally aired on January 28th 2021.

    • 59 min
    Ep 111. Featuring an interview and the music of Summer Luk

    Ep 111. Featuring an interview and the music of Summer Luk

    Our guest this evening is a singer/songwriter who combines pop, soul, and R&B sounds into an expression of self-love and resilience. Summer Luk debuted her autobiographical track, “I Am A Girl”, which narrates her introspective search for self-acceptance. Rowan and Rebeckah interview Summer Luk and also share the music.

    If you have a trans musician to recommend or an event you want us to call out or a question to ask, please email us at thegenderagenda@joy.org.au .

    This podcast originally aired on JOY94.9 on January 21, 2021.

     

    • 57 min
    Ep 110. The Gender Agenda wrap up a challenging 2020 along with music from Kim Petras

    Ep 110. The Gender Agenda wrap up a challenging 2020 along with music from Kim Petras

    Rebeckah and Rowan wrap-up The Gender Agenda for 2020 and share their stories and feelings by interviewing each other. There are also our usual segments of news along with our favourite warm and fluffy segment. We will return live on Jan 21, 2021 but you can always find all our podcasts at Joy.org.au

    Our featured music artist is Kim Petras. Kim Petras is a German pop artist and one of the most famous trans people in the music industry. 

    If you would like to submit your own wishlist to TranSanta, organizers encourage you to start by emailing transanta2020@gmail.com, and the elves will take it from there. Finally if you have a trans musician to recommend or an event you want us to call out or a question you want us to answer on the show, please email us at thegenderagenda@joy.org.au  or message us via the socials.

    • 55 min
    Ep 109. Sandra Pankhurst joins Rowan, Rebeckah and Miranda along with music from Arca.

    Ep 109. Sandra Pankhurst joins Rowan, Rebeckah and Miranda along with music from Arca.

    Trigger warning. This podcast contains content that may be distressing for some which will be explained prior to the interview with Sandra Pankhurst.

    SANDRA PANKHURST has had an amazing variety of jobs and joins the team for an encore interview to share her story now presented in the book The Trauma Cleaner.

    ARCA is a Venezuelan trans woman based in Barcelona. She is a producer, DJ, singer, and songwriter of avant-garde pop, industrial and electronic music and has worked with artists such as Björk, FKA twigs, and Frank Ocean. 

    All our usual great segments are here too, along with Christmas celebration memories. We always want to hear from our listeners, so please keep in touch with us via the socials and email at thegenderagenda@joy.org.au

    • 53 min
    Ep 108. Sam Elkin joins us for a chat and we have more great music from Nomi Ruiz

    Ep 108. Sam Elkin joins us for a chat and we have more great music from Nomi Ruiz

    Rebeckah and guest host Miss Katalyna chat with SAM ELKIN from St Kilda Legal Service about aiding the community and appearing in court as a non-binary lawyer. Further information can also be found at Thorne Harbour Health and the LGBTIQ Legal service

    NOMI RUIZ, whose music has been released under many names, such as JESSICA 6 or HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR, is a trans woman and Puerto Rican-American singer, actress, essayist and producer. In her 15-years of making music, she has covered many genres, from hip-hop to disco, and house to R&B. Follow the links or search the web for more information.

    There’s news, warm and fluffy segments and please contact us via the socials, here at JOY 94.9 or email us at thegenderagenda@joy.org.au

     

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep 107. Comedian Cassie Workman returns along with soothing sounds from Ahya Simone

    Ep 107. Comedian Cassie Workman returns along with soothing sounds from Ahya Simone

    As it’s transgender awareness week (Nov 13-20) and Transgender day of remembrance on November 20, we have many sensitive topics in this podcast which may be a trigger for some. Crisis support is always available through Lifeline on 13 11 14, and other agencies which can be found at joy.org.au/support

    In our podcast during Transgender awareness week, we present an encore interview with Cassie Workman. Cassie Workman is an Australian comedian and orator and in this interview we chat about her award–winning show, Giantess, which was part of the 2019 Melbourne Comedy Festival.  Follow our links for more information on Cassie.

    Our music artist is Ahya Simone, who works across myriad disciplines as an artist, performer, filmmaker and harpist. In this podcast, Ahya Simone and others, present soothing sounds that we hope you enjoy.

    We always love to hear and engage with our listeners, so contact The Gender Agenda via the socials or email us directly at thegenderagenda@joy.org.au

    • 58 min

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