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Trans people can be fun, happy, successful and confident

    Ep 93. Interview with Jet Atlas and music from Ezra Furman

    Ep 93. Interview with Jet Atlas and music from Ezra Furman

    Jet Atlas is a Melbourne non-binary fashion icon going strong in pink for three years now, but here’s another throwback interview from December 2018. Find them on instagram at 6pink6goblin6. 

    EZRA FURMAN (she/he) is an American non-binary musician who’s been around long enough to have played with all kinds of sounds, from jazz to alt rock. Her newest album is ‘Twelve Nudes’ and his first venture into punk music.  

    We have plenty of interesting news in our regular segments and round it all off with lots of warm and fuzzies. Contact us at thegenderagenda@joy.org.au

    This show aired on JOY94.9 on July 30, 2020.

    • 57 min
    Ep.92-Encore Interview and new music from Blayke Percival

    Ep.92-Encore Interview and new music from Blayke Percival

    In this episode of the Gender Agenda Rebeckah and Rowan return with an encore interview and conversation with Blayke Percival. They discuss about how they have been relating to their music and their voice since starting their transition. Featuring new and live music from Blayke Percival who has featured on TripleJ unearthed.



    We have our regular news wrap from around the world and in our Warm and Fluffy segment, we discuss the Babysitters club and a possible Emmy nomination for the show POSE. There is a bonus line track from Blayke at the end of the podcast.



    This show originally aired on JOY94.9 on July 23rd 2020.

    • 59 min
    Ep 91.- Interview with Alison Evans & Music by Anohni

    Ep 91.- Interview with Alison Evans & Music by Anohni

    We present an encore interview with ALISON EVANS. Alison is a YA author based in Melbourne and we talk about their novel ‘Highway Bodies’ from 2019, though their most recent novel is ‘Euphoria Kids’, released earlier in 2020. We have our regular segments and news and we feature the music of ANOHNI. ANOHNI is an English-born singer, composer, and visual artist. In 2016, she became the second openly transgender person nominated for an Academy Award, and her debut album ‘Hopelessness’ was released to wide critical acclaim. 

    This podcast was aired on July 16th, 2020

     

    • 57 min
    Ep 90.-Interview with Mary Haddock-Staniland, Music from Tash Sultana & Dr Who gets a trans companion

    Ep 90.-Interview with Mary Haddock-Staniland, Music from Tash Sultana & Dr Who gets a trans companion

    On this week’s show hosts Rowan and Rebeckah replay an encore interview with New Zealand transgender personality Mary Haddock-Staniland. Together they spoke about the importance of diversity, visibility, and the future. New Doctor Who BBC audio drama ‘Stranded’ will have a trans companion, played by trans actress Rebecca Root (who had been in Doctor Who audio dramas before, but always in cis roles). We have our warm and fuzzy segment and news from around the world. Our highlighted music is from TASH SULTANA. Tash is a non-binary “one person band” from right here in Melbourne. 

    Don’t forget to Sign the petition to get top and bottom surgery to be covered by medicare (almost as 21,000+ signatures) – https://www.change.org/p/medicare-top-and-bottom-surgery-to-be-covered-by-medicare. Also follow the links to Speak – to access resources and join the community  www.speak.org.au  and The Validation Station – a free daily trans positivity text service, www.validationstation.net . You can always contact us via the socials or email at  thegenderagenda@joy.org.au  

    • 57 min
    Ep 89.- Get fit with Dibs Barisic Sprem while you listen to Princess Nokia

    Ep 89.- Get fit with Dibs Barisic Sprem while you listen to Princess Nokia

    DIBS BARISIC SPREM, Sydney-born personal trainer and fitness professional based in Canada,  helps us all to stay well at home in everyday life without fancy gear. PRINCESS NOKIA provides our music to exercise by and is a queer, non-binary, Puerto Rican rapper and actress from New York. We have uplifting news, our regular warm and fluffy segment and try the links below follow us on the socials @genderagenda.joy

    Sign the petition to get top and bottom surgery to be covered by medicare (almost as 21,000+ signatures) – https://www.change.org/p/medicare-top-and-bottom-surgery-to-be-covered-by-medicare 

    Speak – to access resources and join the community go to www.speak.org.au  The Validation Station – a free daily trans positivity text service, www.validationstation.net  

    • 57 min
    Ep 88.- Interview with Sav Zwickl from TRANSform study and music from Mila Jam

    Ep 88.- Interview with Sav Zwickl from TRANSform study and music from Mila Jam

    Trigger Warning. This podcast contains material that may disturb some listeners and the hosts will pre-warn. The segment runs from approximately 33:00 to 42:10

    SAV ZWICKL from the trans medical research group TRANSform joins us and speaks about this important project. We have news from around the world and speak in memoriam about past lives lost, along with our regular features. Music is from MILA JAM,  a Black trans woman and pop artist! 

    QLife 1800 184 527 https://qlife.org.au/

    Lifeline on 13 11 14 or https://www.lifeline.org.au

    Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636 or https://beyondblue.org.au

    This episode was broadcast on June 25th 2020

     

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