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...

#166 – Rob Part 1

Our friend Rob has a pretty epic life story...

#165 – Ashley

This week, we meet Ashley...

#164 – How Can You Be Christian and Gay?

How can someone be Christian and gay? Let's talk about it...

#163 – TERFs are Terrible. And So is Teespring.

We had a talk with Elle Clayton. Elle is a trans woman who was banned from Teespring for designing a shirt with what should be one of the least controversial things a person can...

#162 – Rissy Has a New Book, and it’s Pride Month!

Rissy's new book rules, and we have some complicated feelings about Pride...

#161 – Fighting Toxic Positivity

How do we stop making positivity about ourselves, and make it about actually helping people?...

#160 – Building a Better Relationship with Social Media

Something that’s been on my mind a lot lately is my relationship with social media. Its honestly not the healthiest, and I’ve been trying to make it better. Our friend Eli...

#159 – Mandy Manning, US National Teacher of the Year

Mandy Manning is the US National Teacher of the year. We think she's pretty awesome...

#158 – Good News! Callie’s Okay!

Every once in awhile, we do an episode where we only talk about happy things. Here’s one that’s long overdue. We hope it makes you smile <3   Got a thing for...

#157 – Raised By Unicorns

This week we have a chat with Frank Lowe. Frank's a gay father and has compiled a list of essays written by folks who have LGBTQ parents....

#156 – Transing At Work

Being trans in the workplace kinda sucks sometimes....

EXTRA: Let’s Talk

I've been working through some stuff. Let's talk about it....

#155 – Geeks OUT

Had a super awesome conversation with Tom and Ben from Geeks OUT. Geeks OUT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to rallying, empowering, and promoting the queer geek...

#154 – Muh Freeze Peach w/Amanda Marcotte

Yeah, another conversation about free speech on college campuses. But we think we did a better job than a lot of folks on this one...

#153 – Demolish Your Shame

There are lots of ways society weaponizes shame against us. I'm tired of it....

#152 – Journalism and Community Building w/ Zack Ford of Think Progress

Journalism's gotta be a weird gig nowadays right? So we thought we'd talk to one and get the scoop...

In Conversation with Stephanie Zvan and Matt Dillahunty

Matt Dillahunty has taken a lot of heat in the wake of the Buzzfeed article about Lawrence Krauss. He agreed to talk to Stephanie Zvan and I about the situation and his response....

#151 – Building A Better Movement

Our movement has issues. How do we fix them?...

#150 – What Does it Mean to be a Man?

Its a fraught and complicated question but our guest is trying to answer it....

#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....

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