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A podcast by trans* people, for trans* people (and our allies). LGBTQ+ community based education and journey sharing platform. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tw-pod/support

Transitional Wisdom Podcast Nash Azarian/C Doyle

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 52 Ratings

A podcast by trans* people, for trans* people (and our allies). LGBTQ+ community based education and journey sharing platform. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tw-pod/support

    Nash's Phalloplasty Stage 2 Update 2

    Nash's Phalloplasty Stage 2 Update 2

    The title is confusing.... we know ;) 

    This episode is a follow up to our last episode. Part 2, if you will. Nash is updating us along the way of his incredibly frustrating battle with his insurance company for approval for his upcoming (and last!!!!) surgery. 


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    • 44 min
    Nash's Journey to Stage 2 Phalloplasty

    Nash's Journey to Stage 2 Phalloplasty

    Nash recounts the gatekeeping he is facing in getting his Stage 2 Phalloplasty covered and how he is navigating through it with the support of others.




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    • 39 min
    Episode 54: Mars Wright

    Episode 54: Mars Wright

    We had the privilege of sitting down with Mars Wright (@mars.wright) while he graciously shared his journey. From spending his early youth in the LA area to moving to a smaller town and the subsequent bullying he faced. We cover a lot of serious topics with Mars, some of which are disordered eating, bullying, transitioning while in a relationship,  top surgery recovery, policing and requirements within the trans* community and so much more. While we talk about A LOT of serious stuff there is a constant theme of perseverance and finding self love and community.
    Comments? Questions? Whatever? Tweet us at @Trans_Wisdom. You can also find us on Instagram @transitionalwisdom. Want to learn more about the team- you can follow Nash @nashazarian and C @ladideathstrike on IG. Interested in sharing your own story or making a small donation to help keep us going?! SWEET- head over to our website! We also have a brand new Patreon where you can become a part of our coffee and book club, get access to BTS things, early announcements and other goodies! You can join for as little as $1 a month.
     
    For anyone who has left a review- THANK YOU. We are a completely independent production and your likes, reviews, shoutouts, etc go a long way towards helping us do what we love.
     
    Sound Engineering provided by AJ Jaramaz. You can find more of his work here on his Spotify.
     
    Our trans* ballad Mirror: The Transitional Wisdom Theme Song was written and preformed by Janelle Mack. You can find news on her upcoming music and performances on her IG @shesanaquarius.
     
    Again, thank you. We couldn’t do this without our beautiful community and allies- we love you.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 53: Forced Outing

    Episode 53: Forced Outing

    This week Nash and C talk about what they call 'forced outing'. Situations cis people force us into that leave us no option but to disclosure our gender identity. Nash candidly shares specific incidents that have happened to him recently.
    Comments? Questions? Whatever? Tweet us at @Trans_Wisdom. You can also find us on Instagram @transitionalwisdom. Want to learn more about the team- you can follow Nash @nashazarian and C @ladideathstrike on IG. Interested in sharing your own story or making a small donation to help keep us going?! SWEET- head over to our website! We also have a brand new Patreon where you can become a part of our coffee and book club, get access to BTS things, early announcements and other goodies! You can join for as little as $1 a month.
     
    For anyone who has left a review- THANK YOU. We are a completely independent production and your likes, reviews, shoutouts, etc go a long way towards helping us do what we love.
     
    Sound Engineering provided by AJ Jaramaz. You can find more of his work here on his Spotify.
     
    Our trans* ballad Mirror: The Transitional Wisdom Theme Song was written and preformed by Janelle Mack. You can find news on her upcoming music and performances on her IG @shesanaquarius.
     
    Again, thank you. We couldn’t do this without our beautiful community and allies- we love you.

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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tw-pod/support

    • 24 min
    Episode 52: C's Hysto Journey Part 2

    Episode 52: C's Hysto Journey Part 2

    Brand new episode dropped this morning! We host another Nash & C episode (don't worry special guest episodes are coming back soon) where we are covering part 2 of C's hysto journey. If you missed part 1 you can find it back on Episode 44! C candidly talks the physical aspects of recovery, but also cover the moments leading up to surgery, how they were treated by the hospital staff and how their parents helped out.
     
    *one thing not touched upon in this episode was post-op depression, this may be a topic covered in an incoming episode*
     
    Comments? Questions? Whatever? Tweet us at @Trans_Wisdom. You can also find us on Instagram @transitionalwisdom. Want to learn more about the team- you can follow Nash @nashazarian and C @ladideathstrike on IG. Interested in sharing your own story or making a small donation to help keep us going?! SWEET- head over to our website! We also have a brand new Patreon where you can become a part of our coffee and book club, get access to BTS things, early announcements and other goodies! You can join for as little as $1 a month.
     
    For anyone who has left a review- THANK YOU. We are a completely independent production and your likes, reviews, shoutouts, etc go a long way towards helping us do what we love.
     
    Sound Engineering provided by AJ Jaramaz. You can find more of his work here on his Spotify.
     
    Our trans* ballad Mirror: The Transitional Wisdom Theme Song was written and preformed by Janelle Mack. You can find news on her upcoming music and performances on her IG @shesanaquarius.
     
    Again, thank you. We couldn’t do this without our beautiful community and allies- we love you.

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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tw-pod/support

    • 40 min
    Episode 51 The "Real Life" Test

    Episode 51 The "Real Life" Test

    Join us this week for our first Nash and C in person episode! We sat down, together, in the flesh and discussed what is commonly referred to as the 'Real Life Test or 'Real Life Experience'. While neither of us have first hand experience with this 'test'- it was the only option offered to Nash when he wanted to begin his transition in New Jersey! That and other reasons ultimately lead him to move to Seattle. We discuss what the real life test actually entails and our beliefs of the dangers it presents. We go on a bit of a tangent on the medical red tape faced by trans* folx, but it's all related- we promise. And may even lead to further episodes, stick around and find out.
    Comments? Questions? Whatever? Tweet us at @Trans_Wisdom. You can also find us on Instagram @transitionalwisdom. Want to learn more about the team- you can follow Nash @nashazarian and C @ladideathstrike on IG. Interested in sharing your own story or making a small donation to help keep us going?! SWEET- head over to our website! We also have a brand new Patreon where you can become a part of our coffee and book club, get access to BTS things, early announcements and other goodies! You can join for as little as $1 a month.
     
    For anyone who has left a review- THANK YOU. We are a completely independent production and your likes, reviews, shoutouts, etc go a long way towards helping us do what we love.
     
    Sound Engineering provided by AJ Jaramaz. You can find more of his work here on his Spotify.
     
    Our trans* ballad Mirror: The Transitional Wisdom Theme Song was written and preformed by Janelle Mack. You can find news on her upcoming music and performances on her IG @shesanaquarius.
     
    Again, thank you. We couldn’t do this without our beautiful community and allies- we love you.

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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tw-pod/support

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

g0lden_trashcan ,

Educational and relatable

This is my favorite trans-centered podcast. Nash and C have great chemistry which produces meaningful conversations and discussions about things that trans people experience. I love listening to the interview episodes as well because they enable other people to share their stories. Overall this podcast just helps me feel less alone. Keep it up!!

Allison Neighbors ,

So good!

Amazing podcast for both cis and trans humans. I have learned so much!

LadiDeathStrike ,

LGBTQ+

Great variety of trans* and queer content!

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