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Support & services for the trans community

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Support & services for the trans community

    Exploring the binary with @TheymerSophie

    Exploring the binary with @TheymerSophie

     



    Streamer and essayist, @TheymerSophie returns for a second episode of the GenderGP Podcast in which they talk to Dr Helen and Marianne about what it really means to be non-binary. Together they discuss the idea that there is so much more to gender than just man and woman. They also explore how we, as a society can adapt to make it easier as more people come out, through our use of language and our understanding.



    If you have any questions related to what it means to be non-binary get in touch and we will invite TheymerSophie back on to answer them. Just drop us an email via our Help Centre.



    If you have been affected by any of the topics discussed in our podcast, and would like to get in touch, please contact us via the Help Centre. You can also contact us on social media where you will find us at @GenderGP on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.



    We are always happy to accept ideas for future shows, so if there is something in particular you would like us to discuss, or a specific guest you would love to hear from, let us know. Your feedback is really important to us. If you could take a minute or two to leave us a rating and a review for the podcast on your favourite podcast app, it will help others to discover us.



     

    Links:

    Follow TheymerSophie on Twitter

    Support TheymerSophie on Patreon

    TheymerSophie’s YouTube coming out video

    Owen Jones meets Judith Butler - video

    Whipping girl by Julia Serano

     

    The GenderGP Podcast

    Exploring the binary with @Theymer Sophie

     

    • 30 min
    Music and trans visibility with Steph May

    Music and trans visibility with Steph May

     



    Musician, Steph May, joins Dr Helen and Marianne, to discuss her new single:, “One Life”, which has been released today (March 26th) ahead of Trans Day of Visibility 2021 (March 31st). Together they discuss what visibility means to them and the importance of trans role models.



    Steph is calling on the trans community and its allies to support her in getting into the UK singles chart, in time for this year’s Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31st.

    Let’s do what we can to give her the boost she needs. The target is 8,000 downloads or 800,000 premium user streams from the track’s release date today (26th March).



     



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    It can also be streamed from Apple Music and downloaded from iTunes, just search: “Steph May – One Life”



    If you have been affected by any of the topics discussed in our podcast, and would like to get in touch, please contact us via the Help Centre. You can also contact us on social media where you will find us at @GenderGP on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.



    We are always happy to accept ideas for future shows, so if there is something in particular you would like us to discuss, or a specific guest you would love to hear from, let us know. Your feedback is really important to us. If you could take a minute or two to leave us a rating and a review for the podcast on your favourite podcast app, it will help others to discover us.



     

    The GenderGP Podcast

    Music and Trans Visibility with Steph May

     

    • 41 min
    Giving trans youth a voice with Dr Anna Carlile

    Giving trans youth a voice with Dr Anna Carlile

    Academic and Head of the Education Department at Goldsmiths University, Dr Anna Carlile, joins Dr Helen and Marianne, to discuss her research paper, “It’s like my kid came back overnight”, which focuses on the experiences of trans youth and their families accessing clinical care in the UK. Together they discuss inclusive education for trans youth, the issues faced when young trans people try to access care and how the approach needs to change.



    If you have been affected by any of the topics discussed in our podcast, and would like to get in touch, please contact us via the Help Centre. You can also contact us on social media where you will find us at @GenderGP on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.



    We are always happy to accept ideas for future shows, so if there is something in particular you would like us to discuss, or a specific guest you would love to hear from, let us know. Your feedback is really important to us. If you could take a minute or two to leave us a rating and a review for the podcast on your favourite podcast app, it will help others to discover us.



     

    Links:

    “It’s like my kid came back overnight” - https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/26895269.2020.1870188

    Follow Anna on Twitter - @anna_carlile

    Find out more about Anna

    The adverse childhood experience study: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/aces/index.html

     

    The GenderGP Podcast

    Giving trans youth a voice with Dr. Anna Carlile

     

    • 50 min
    Talking trans politics in Britain with @TheymerSophie

    Talking trans politics in Britain with @TheymerSophie

     



    Streamer and essayist, TheymerSophie, joins Dr Helen and Marianne, following on from their incredible live stream which raised £50,000 for the care of trans youth, via the GenderGP Fund. Together they discuss the state of the transphobia in the UK today; what makes Britain such a hotbed for anti trans activity and what can be done about it.



    If you have been affected by any of the topics discussed in our podcast, and would like to get in touch, please contact us via the Help Centre. You can also contact us on social media where you will find us at @GenderGP on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.



    We are always happy to accept ideas for future shows, so if there is something in particular you would like us to discuss, or a specific guest you would love to hear from, let us know. Your feedback is really important to us. If you could take a minute or two to leave us a rating and a review for the podcast on your favourite podcast app, it will help others to discover us.



     

    Links:

    Follow Sophie on Twitter - https://twitter.com/theymersophie

    Support Sophie on Patreon - patreon.com/curiovids

     

    The GenderGP Podcast

    Talking trans politics in Britain with @TheymerSophie

     

    Hello, this is Dr Helen Webberley. Welcome to our GenderGP Podcast, where we will be discussing some of the issues affecting the trans and non-binary community in the world today, together with my co-host Marianne Oakes, a trans woman herself, and our head of therapy.

     





    Dr Helen Webberley:



    Hi everyone. Marianne and I here today with another guest. Nice to see you all. And I want to welcome Sophie with us today. So I met Sophie just before Christmas 2020, when it came to my attention that there was a fundraising gaming stream, not really words that I completely understood at the time. But someone said, well actually my kids said, mom, you've got to have a look at this. There's someone on Twitch doing a live stream, raising funds for young people who were affected by the Tavistock ruling in late 2020. And I'm really happy to have Sophie here who's responsible for all of that. So as I normally do, Sophie, I'm going to hand over to you. I'll let you tell the world who you are and how come all this came about. And also, thank you.







    Theymer Sophie:



    Well, thanks. Thank you for everything you do. I've said this a million times on the stream already when we've chatted before, but you know, I played a game, you help people, but yeah. So I'm Sophie, pronouns they/them. I have a YouTube channel called Curio where I talk about media mostly from a queer, leftist perspective. But sometimes I do like quite purely political videos. I have one that's my most viewed video that's called the aesthetics of intellectualism and talks about people like Jordan Peterson. And I am working on one about the gender critical movement, which is called transphobia with British characteristics. And I I also, and this is as Helen was saying, sometimes stream games on the website Twitch, where Twitter and Twitch, as Theymer Sophie. And so after the Tavistock ruling I felt absolutely awful, a lot of pacing around the room saying F this country. And I saw people talking about what could be done. I saw Joe (unclear 2:32) initiative to try and overturn it, things like this. And I saw Casey Montgomery mentioned that GenderGP had set up a fund to help under sixteens. And I thought, well, this is a good opportunity. I know my audience, and I know they'll show out for helping out trans kids however they can. So I made a little trailer and I told them I would stream on Twitch, which if you're completely unfamiliar, if you're prestream Helen's condition, basically I play a game and a feed of it goes out to an audience, and I'm also there on camera chatting and, and, you know, gaming.

    • 30 min
    Exploring Detransition with Dr Jack Turban

    Exploring Detransition with Dr Jack Turban

     



    Dr Jack Turban, child and adolescent psychiatry fellow at Stanford University School of Medicine, joins the GenderGP podcast for an episode exploring the notion of detransition.



    Together Jack, Helen and Marianne discuss the notion that a person's gender expression and gender identity can change throughout their life. They acknowledge the use of detransition as an argument against affirming transgender people, and the damage that this does, as well as covering how we need to broaden our understanding of what detransition really means, what is driving it and how we can work to support someone through the process.



    If you have been affected by any of the topics discussed in our podcast, and would like to get in touch, please contact us via the Help Centre. You can also contact us on social media where you will find us at @GenderGP on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.



    We are always happy to accept ideas for future shows, so if there is something in particular you would like us to discuss, or a specific guest you would love to hear from, let us know. Your feedback is really important to us. If you could take a minute or two to leave us a rating and a review for the podcast on your favourite podcast app, it will help others to discover us.



     

    Links:

    Website: www.jackturban.com

    Twitter: @jack_turban

     

    The GenderGP Podcast

    Exploring Detransition with Dr Jack Turban

     

    • 43 min
    How gaming became a lifeline for trans youth

    How gaming became a lifeline for trans youth

     



    Fundraising for trans healthcare has found a new home thanks to the likes of @Hbombrguy who raised a staggering $340,000 for Mermaids in 2019 and @theymerSophie whose livestream on Twitch late in 2020 raised a phenomenal £50,000 towards the GenderGP Fund - an amount that was matched by GenderGP in in-kind donations. Inspired by these incredible fundraising feats, Twitch streamer Ed Sweet, is holding his own live stream to raise funds for trans youth over the weekend of February 20th and 21st.



    In this episode of the GenderGP Podcast, Ed joins Dr Helen and two other gamers, Dr Helen’s own son, Jack, and Rhy, one of GenderGP’s Pathway Advisors. Together they discuss the forthcoming stream “Mario Kart for Hope’’, how vital fundraising is for trans youth in the UK right now, and why Twitch is the perfect fundraising platform for this community.



    If you have been affected by any of the topics discussed in our podcast, and would like to get in touch, please contact us via the Help Centre. You can also contact us on social media where you will find us at @GenderGP on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.



    We are always happy to accept ideas for future shows, so if there is something in particular you would like us to discuss, or a specific guest you would love to hear from, let us know. Your feedback is really important to us. If you could take a minute or two to leave us a rating and a review for the podcast on your favourite podcast app, it will help others to discover us.



     

    Links:

    Podcast: Pronouns in bio

    Follow Ed on Twitter: @EdwardTSweet

    Twitch: SuperSweetBoy https://www.twitch.tv/supersweetboy

    Follow @theymerSophie on Twitter

    Read about Hbomberguy here: The Guardian

    Mermaids

    Article: Livestream results in £100K pot to provide healthcare for trans kids

     

    The GenderGP Podcast

    How gaming became a lifeline for trans youth

     

    Hello, this is Dr Helen Webberley. Welcome to our GenderGP Podcast, where we will be discussing some of the issues affecting the trans and non-binary community in the world today, together with my co-host Marianne Oakes, a trans woman herself, and our head of therapy.

     





    Dr Helen Webberley:



    Welcome to another edition of our podcast. Unusual one this week, we have a gaming podcast, a little bit outside of my comfort zone as a mom and a doctor. But just recently, I did happen to find myself massively immersed in the world of gaming, which I think we'll talk about a little bit later. I've got some cool guests with me today. If I'm allowed to say that word cool without being too uncool. And I'm going to let them introduce themselves. So we have Ed, we have Jack, we have Rhy. Ed, over to you first, introduce yourself, tell us why you're here and what's happening.







    Ed:



    Okay. So obviously, I'm Ed, a streamer on Twitch under the name SuperSweetBoy. I do a mix of games and dramatic read-throughs of stories. And on the 20th of February, I am doing a fundraiser for GenderGP called Mario Kart for Hope.







    Jack Webberley:



    My name is Jack. I am also a gamer. I am also a student in Cardiff University, studying civil engineering. I am on today because last night mum asked me, could you please come on as a gamer and basically make sure she doesn't embarrass herself.







    Ed:



    You were her back up.







    Jack Webberley:



    Yeah, back up.







    Rhy Brignell:



    Hi, my name is Rhy. My pronouns are they/them. I would describe myself as a casual gamer for the shame. I work as a pathway advisor for GenderGP,

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

erin_168 ,

Really informative and interesting

It’s nice to hear open and honest conversations about these topics from two lovely hosts. Please keep it up :)

RachnJazzie ,

Thank you!

I’m learning so much listening to these and I know my family will benefit from this!

squindle48 ,

Brilliant

Very balanced, rational & calm discussions about transgender healthcare. Extremely informative & interesting.

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