Podcast Episodes

female presenting WHAT?

Tumblr made an announcement that made lots of people pretty mad. Its also going to cause real harm to some people. This week we meet two of them. The Tumblr alternatives mentioned...

queer country? yes. queer country.

When I was a kid, classic rock was the thing in my house. In the house, in the car, it was everywhere. At the beginning of every song I’d test my mom “who plays this this...

are those prosthetics?

I used to love airports, still kinda do. Except one part. The part that being transgender makes kinda complicated......

wtf is rapid onset gender dysphoria?

it's as if they've selectively forgotten that the closet is a thing...

#182 – You Can Tell Whatever Stories You Want

I was a pretty stereotypically boy-ish kid. I played football, I was in Boy Scouts, I loved camping. I played with GI Joes and Transformers. I liked getting dirty and playing...

#181 – Nothing Ever Changes

We fight, we protest, we share our pain...and for what?...

#180 – Is It Okay To Laugh?

Robin Tran has a new special, and spoiler alert...its awesome <3...

#179 – What even is Regret?

Danielle spent some time in a rough place. She thought she regretted getting her bottom surgery. Turns out it was more complicated than that… Got a thing for funding the gay...

#178 – Invisible Histories

One of the most annoying ideas in our public discourse about queer and trans folks is that we are a new phenomenon. I’ve seen enough conservative pearl clutching about this new...

#177 – SESTA/FOSTA, and What’s Up With Patreon?

Patreon, sex work, and The Gaytheist Manifesto... they all, apparently, have a thing in common...

#176 – Conversation with a Gender Therapist

Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC is a gender therapist who is also non binary...

#175 – A Polite Conversation with Eiynah

Eiynah is an ex-Muslim, and Twitter is stoked...

#174 – Teaching While Trans

We talk a lot about trans kids in schools. Trans teachers? Not so much...

#173 – wtf even is a TERF

TERFs are dangerous. Here's a bit about them....

#172 – The Pop Culture Hero Coalition

Let's talk about being a real life superhero...

#171 – Transition…Then What?

What does "finishing" your transition even mean?...

#170 – Vaginaversary AMA

A few friends and I are celebrating an important anniversary...

#169 – Happy Happy Joy Joy

Who's got good news? We've got good news!...

#167 – Rob Part 2

This week we’ll hear part 2 of Rob’s story. How do you get indoctrinated into a religion without realizing it? This is how… Got a thing for funding the gay...

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...