Podcast Episodes

#149 – Are Gamers All Terrible People?

Sometimes it seems the gaming world is a pretty unfriendly place. Let's figure that one out!...

#148 – Proper Transing

Most of us know what its like to be pressured into fitting a narrative. It kinda sucks shit. Let's have a talk about it....

#147 – How Do We Grieve? w/Eli Bosnick

Eli Bosnick lost his dad 5 years ago this week. Here's how he coped and what he learned....

#146 – Can a Universal Basic Income Work?

We're super excited by the idea, but we have questions!...

#145 – Addiction and Recovery

Our dear friend Trav Mamone takes us through their journey of addiction and recovery....

#144 – Not Queer Enough, Not Trans Enough

This one's for anyone who's been made to feel not queer or trans enough....

#143 – John Pavlovitz and the Bigger Table

A few social justice minded atheists sit down with a progressive Christian. Are we really so different?...

#142 – New Years Hopes and Fears

Callie's got a hot take on new years hot takes. Also, lets talk about our hopes and fears for the coming year....

#141 – Friendsmas!

Just some good friends hanging out and talking about trans things for Christmas <3...

#140 – Existing as a Woman

There's been a LOT happening related to sexual violence lately, in and out of our community. Let's talk about it....

#139 – What Child is Cis?

Santa Claus makes a decision that sends shockwaves through the North Pole: All transgender kids are going on the naughty list this year....

#138 – Transgender People in Prisons

Transgender people face a TON of unique challenges while incarcerated. Nell Gaither joins us to talk about it....

#137 – Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017

2017 was the deadliest year on record for transgender people. Today, we remember....

#136 – A Guide to Killing Language

How do we navigate around the mental blocks people have around social justice language? Alix Jules teaches us a thing or two....

#135 – Callie’s New Gender Feels

Since I had my bottom surgery, I've been having some new and weird thoughts about my identity. I'm...not entirely sure the binary makes sense to me anymore....

#134 – Sit Down, Shut Up w/Lauren Kashan of Sharptooth

Had an awesome chat with the frontwoman of a badass feminist hardcore band about the power of music, and how we deal with sexism in movements that are supposed to be above it....

#133 – Madison Kimrey

Had a chat with youth empowerment activist Madison Kimrey. Spoiler alert: She's one of my new favorite people!...

#132 – My Vagina: A Love Story

Callie has a vagina now. She had a lot of help getting it....

#131 – Even Thomas Smith Has Good News!

After the debacle that was MythCon, even Thomas Smith still has some good news...

#130 – The Australian Marriage Equality Debate

Australia's having a good ole fashioned civil rights throwdown. Will the let teh gayz get married?...

Blog Posts

Allies: Your Good Intentions Are Necessary, But NOT Sufficient

Cis folks, we need to have a talk. Especially if you are offended by these words. In the last few days I’ve been a part of and witnessed a number of worrying conversations...

In an Era of Chaos, Find Your Safe Place

If you’re a member of any marginalized group–whether it’s due to your race, sexuality, gender, national origin, ability, socioeconomic status or any other factor–the world...

Finding an Evidence-Based Therapist: A How-To Guide

So you’re an atheist, skeptical, science-minded, secular and/or non-woo-believing person, and you need a therapist. You’ve heard the horror stories of friends who have gone to...

Gender Dysphoria: A Day In The Life

I often find myself trying to explain to cisgender folks what gender dysphoria feels like. On one level it’s a futile exercise. If you don’t feel gender dysphoria, there is...

Eulogy For a Lost Daughterhood

Friday, October 28th, I was on my way to the last stop of my speaking tour in Atlanta at Kennesaw State University. I had stopped for gas and saw a Facebook message from my aunt...

6 Valuable Skills I (Inadvertently) Learned As an Abuse Survivor

NOTE: This article contains discussions of emotional and psychological abuse and their effects on victims. It references characteristics of and tactics used by abusers and briefly...

Eli Bosnick Wants ALL Your Skittles

On September 19th, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted this image… Picture: a bowl of skittles candy in a white bowl on a white background. The text of the meme reads, “If I had a bowl...

Who Says The Atheist Movement is Being Ruined?

Prominent atheist voice David Smalley recently published a now widely-circulated blog post (and companion podcast episode) addressing inter-atheist disputes. A few minutes ago I...