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Heterodox dorks Nina Paley and Corinna Cohn talk about whatever they feel like. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/heterodorx/support

Heterodorx Nina Paley

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 191 Ratings

Heterodox dorks Nina Paley and Corinna Cohn talk about whatever they feel like. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/heterodorx/support

    California Nightmares with Beth Bourne

    California Nightmares with Beth Bourne

    Beth Bourne is a lifelong Democrat, mother of an estranged trans-identified daughter, and model of courage in the belly of the beast that is the Golden State. After years of receiving slow and inattentive medical service, she told Kaiser Permanente she identified as non-binary and suddenly had speedy access to attention, validation, and any “gender-affirming care” their zealous trans-identified doctors could dream up: cross-sex hormones, double mastectomy, nipple grafts, body contouring, total hysterectomy, phalloplasty, and more! All at rock-bottom co-pays and fast-tracked by cooperative “therapists.” It’s the stuff of nightmares, and that’s before getting into her loss of friends, demonization by the local press, and a restraining order from her kid’s school. From Davis to Redwood City to trans/human-trafficker "sanctuary city” Sacramento, Beth’s story is as inspiring as it is harrowing.



    Links:

    “I Pretended to be ‘Nonbinary’ To Expose A Medical Scandal at Kaiser Permanente”: https://www.realityslaststand.com/p/i-pretended-to-be-nonbinary-to-expose

    Beth Bourne on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bourne_beth2345

    DIAG: Democrats for an Informed Approach to Gender: https://www.di-ag.org/

    Moms for Liberty: https://www.momsforliberty.org/



    For more information about RISE on The Land for WOMEN, email Char at riseontheland2020s@gmail.com


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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Structure and Coherence with J.D. Haltigan

    Structure and Coherence with J.D. Haltigan

    Independent Scientist and emerging public intellectual J.D. Haltigan left academia for a life of forced leisure and blue-collar employment, but he’d rather pursue his passion for psychological research at an institution. He joins the Dorx to discuss Covid masking, psychopathology, bike helmets, denial of death, the neurotic anxious failure to develop identity, attachment theory, gender and co-morbid mental illness, the perversion of the caregiving instinct, limit-setting, ideological capture, Social-Emotional Learning as a proxy for parenting, mama bears, religion, pseudoreligion, the narcissism of “rescuers”, and the upcoming detransition contagion. Did we miss anything? Hopefully this episode will provide listeners with enough structure to construct a coherent narrative of life; if not, well, go outside and touch grass.



    Links:

    J.D. on twitter: https://twitter.com/JDHaltigan

    J.D.’s substack: https://www.jdhaltigan.com/

    J.D. Haltigan on The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker: https://www.jdhaltigan.com/p/reflections-on-beckers-the-denial?utm_source=twitter&sd=pf

    Lionel Shriver writes about Corrie Cohn: https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/children-need-protection-from-adult-madness/

    Abigail Shrier’s Bad Therapy: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/716567/bad-therapy-by-abigail-shrier/



    For more information about RISE on The Land for WOMEN, email Char at riseontheland2020s@gmail.com


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    • 1 hr 19 min
    “A Path to Inclusion” with Cyd Zeigler

    “A Path to Inclusion” with Cyd Zeigler

    Cyd Zeigler started OutSports in 1999, gradually shifting focus from “pro sports from a gay men’s fandom angle” to all things LGBTQ++, including trans athletes. He joins the Dorx to argue for inclusion of male trans athletes in female categories. From chess to football, Zeigler believes every sport can and should be treated differently; that sex categories open up opportunities; and that both sides point to Title IX as the reason they’re right. Nina pushes back on safety; Corinna introduces the idea of locus of control; and everyone agrees more data is needed. Despite an unfortunate technical error that ends the game early (that’s what happens when your tech support is an alpaca), Zeigler remains sportsmanlike throughout.

    Links:

    Outsports: https://www.outsports.com/

    Renee Richards: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren%C3%A9e_Richards

    Nancy Hogshead-Makar: https://championwomen.org/meet-nancy-hogshead-makar/

    Colin Wright explains sex categories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4WV9xv62f4&ab_channel=Genspect

    rainbow hockey tape ban: https://www.outsports.com/2023/10/24/23930391/nhl-reverses-pride-tape-ban-players-gay-lgbtq/

    Colin Kaepernick kneeling: https://apnews.com/article/f9bbe38b748072531b07713736409181

    Megan Rapinoe kneeling: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2663982-megan-rapinoe-kneels-during-national-anthem-before-usa-vs-thailand

    ICONS Women In Sports conference 2023: https://www.iconswomen.com/2023-international-womens-sports-summit/


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    Autoandrophilia with Aaron Terrell

    Autoandrophilia with Aaron Terrell

    After Nina welcomes self-described autoandrophile and pervert advocate Aaron “The Contraaron” Terrell with a deliberate misgendering, the two adult human females discuss male sexuality while actual male Corinna mostly bites his tongue. Topics include Terrell’s surprising shift from hetero- to homosexuality on exogenous testosterone, pretty privilege, internet porn, eating disorders, autogynephobia, fertility signals, sexual dimorphism, pseudo-attraction, political religion, autism, twitter kerfuffles, and enforcement of the purity of the word “lesbian.” Terrell not only has the most lesbian cred of the three (female with a female partner) but also the most testosterone! This episode offers more than enough to offend everyone.



    Links:

    Aaron on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elegationvain

    I enjoy Being a Girl (an autogynephile anthem): https://youtu.be/LtQBrShqgls?si=G5-KicuUvKxmlEzf&t=42

    Jamie Reed episode: https://www.heterodorx.com/podcast/episode-126-mitigating-the-damage-with-jamie-reed/

    Joe Burgo on Autogynephilia as Psychic Retreat: https://www.realityslaststand.com/p/sympathy-for-the-devil-autogynephilia

    J Michael Bailey episode: https://www.heterodorx.com/podcast/episode-53-autogynephilia-michael-bailey/

    Transparency podcast: https://www.genderdysphoriaalliance.com/podcast


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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Taking Action with Ellen Daehnick

    Taking Action with Ellen Daehnick

    When Things need to get done, it’s people like Ellen Daehnick who do them. Daehnick recently retired from her high-powered career to become a full-time “Unpaid Gender Crank”, focusing on legislation. She describes her first time testifying to the Colorado state legislature against CO House Bill 1071, which welcomes felons to change their legal names as long as they claim a trans identity. More of this remarkable hearing, described as “bananas” by audio editor Lisa Jones, can be found here. We discuss how to prepare for effective testimony, why female politicians support policies that harm women, selective empathy, toxic femininity, class, chiggers, and appeals to emotion vs facts. “Deadnaming,” “misgendering” and “mentioning the criminal record of an individual” may be verboten in the Colorado Statehouse, but the real genocide is the friends we made along the way. 



    Ellen Daehnick on twitter: https://twitter.com/edaehnick

    Daehnick’s email: genderwatchco@gmail.com

    Audio Recap of CO HB 24-1071 "The Felon Name-Change Bill" by Lisa Jones: https://www.thatlisajones.com/new-kinda-colorado-crazy/

    Colorado House Bill 24-1071: https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/hb24-1071

    Christina Goeke kicked out of Colorado Statehouse: https://twitter.com/goeke_christina/status/1752490704020881694

    Tiara/Duane Kelley: https://www.thepublica.com/transgender-drag-queen-who-inspired-bill-to-make-name-changes-easier-for-trans-felons-in-colorado-has-lengthy-criminal-record/

    DIAG: Democrats for an Informed Approach to Gender: https://www.di-ag.org/

    Corinna’s talk “Political Organizing in America” at Genspect Denver 2023: https://youtu.be/5VpOhM7PXco?si=gTOu9FtmarVgKLLF

    Nina’s Quilt Suite: https://www.airbnb.com/h/quiltsuite

    Illinois HB 4876: https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=4876&GAID=17&DocTypeID=HB&LegId=152735&SessionID=112&GA=103


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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Mitigating the Damage with Jamie Reed

    Mitigating the Damage with Jamie Reed

    Last year, case manager Jamie Reed blew the whistle on the gender clinic that had employed her for almost four years. Today, she faces an even more frightening challenge: being a guest on the Heterodorx podcast. Jamie’s impeccable lefty credentials never prepared her for Corinna’s relentless sarcasm, let alone what she witnessed in the medical system: clueless endocrinologists, children making lifelong decisions about their fertility, untreated eating disorders, ignored red flags, young patients entering sex work, TikTok tics, medical harms, repeated “never events,” and the medical abandonment of detransitioners. We also discuss the personal and professional costs borne by whistleblowers, double standards in the press, alpacas (again), and Corinna’s geriatric cat. Jamie reminds us, “we are all broken"; Corinna reminds us, “give your gay money to Jamie.”

    Links:

    Jamie on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JamieWhistle

    “I Thought I was Saving Trans Kids. Now I’m Blowing the Whistle.” Jamie Reed’s Free Press story: https://www.thefp.com/p/i-thought-i-was-saving-trans-kids

    Alberta Premier Danielle Smith introduces new gender policies: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/danielle-smith-1.7101595

    Washington State whistleblower Tamara Pietzke: https://www.thefp.com/p/i-was-fired-after-blowing-the-whistle

    https://www.thefp.com/p/i-refused-to-approve-all-teen-gender-transitions

    LGBT Courage Coalition: https://www.lgbtcourage.org/

    LGBT Courage Coalition Substack substack: https://lgbtcouragecoalition.substack.com/

    Guns Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond: https://www.amazon.com/Guns-Germs-Steel-Fates-Societies/dp/0393317552


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    • 1 hr 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
191 Ratings

191 Ratings

Ruskyphile ,

Just Listen, OK?

Always has fascinating guests and thought provoking discussions.

emeraldcascader ,

My new fav

That’s it.

ngarre ,

Jamie and Ellen

These 2 episodes were really informative. I’ve been thinking about what to make of what Jamie said about medically transitioning children. “It’s all about the boys.”

If I were Ellen and my husband had a cool name like Daeninck I’d change my last name too.

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