All the Genders is a new interview podcast where bi-gender host Quinn talks with people of many identities about their lived experience of gender and queer issues. It’s meant for queer folks, allies, folks who are questioning, and anyone interested in LGBTQ+ and identity issues.
Quinn's guests for this episode are Dr. Joy Musser, Ph.D. CCC-SLP, a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, and Gwendolyn Sierks, a trans woman with a passion for music. In our conversation, we talk about transfeminine's voices and what does--and doesn't!--work when a transfemme person/trans woman wants her speaking voice to sound more traditionally feminine. We also talk a bit about singing, and you'll want to hear the beautiful vocal and piano performance excerpt Gwendolyn was kind enough to share.
You can find Dr. Musser's web site at MusserVoice.com.
Note: This show is the Season 2 finale! All the Genders will be on season break for the next few months. Meanwhile, check out Quinn's new queer science fiction mystery comedy serial podcast, The Scent of Gravity!
The Beauty in the World
Chijioke Williams (she/her) is a transfemme Chicago-based voiceover artist, writer, sound designer, podcast creatrix, and parkourist. Her new urban audio drama Between Heartbeats just dropped (mid-February 2023) and can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and other podcast sources. In her All the Genders conversation with Quinn, she talks about her life, her identity, and her new show.
Nonbinary, Fat, Radically Queer, Mexican-American Director
Rudy Ramirez (they/them) is an Austin-based director, writer, and educator. In this episode, they converse with Quinn about theater, fatness, aerial performance, Dungeons & Dragons, The Little Mermaid, the severely problematic play (and now movie) The Whale, the far more insightful play A Strange Loop, and much else.
Big Bisexual Camp Counselor Energy
Kirsten Baity is a Black, queer theater artist and educator working toward creating empowering space that creates lasting social change, a writer, deviser, intimacy director, and sex educator based in Chicago. They are passionate about creating art that excavates the history that has been washed out and swept under the rug. In this episode, they join Quinn for a conversation intimacy, safety, identity, and respect for actors, audiences, and everyone else.
Pangender and Transfemme in Musical Theatre, Part II
We continue the conversation with Canadian playwright, actor, producer, musical director, and transgender advocate Avery-Jean Brennan (they/them or she/her), who talks about directing a trans-enhanced production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, receiving anonymous hate mail just for being on stage, and more.
Pangender and Transfemme in Musical Theatre, Part I
Canadian playwright, actor, producer, musical director, and transgender advocate Avery-Jean Brennan (they/them or she/her) joins Quinn for a two-part conversation about coming out twice, changing genders with an acting career already in progress, making queer theater, and more.