Transgender Warriors

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Capturing the important social history of the trans and gender diverse community.

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On our last episode of season 2 we interview the Melbourne-based writer, performer and graphic novelist Fury, one of the stars of the smash-hit show Gender Euphoria. Fury is the queer, non-binary author of the stunning graphic memoir “I Don’t…

Simona Castricum is an architecture academic, musician and designer from Melbourne. As an educator and PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, her work explores gender nonconforming and queer intersections in architecture, the city and public space. Simona is one of Melbourne’s unique…

In this episode we chat with Clare O’Hanlon and Anne Rowlands, two librarians with a passion for queering the archive. We have a fascinating chat about what being a librarian is all about and how classification systems can harm trans…

In this episode Gemma and Sam interview Sally Goldner, who will be well-known to many in our community as a long-standing trans activist and co-founder of Transgender Victoria. Sally is a radio broadcaster on 3CR’s Out of the Pan, a…

In this episode we interview Starlady, a person who will be known to many in the queer community across Australia. Starlady is an activist, artist, educator, youth and community development worker who has been a long-time advocate for the LGBTIQ…

On this episode Sam chats with Dr Yves Rees, a writer, podcaster and award-winning historian based at at La Trobe University, where they are a Lecturer in History. We discuss what Yves’s gender journey, what it’s like being a historian,…

In this episode we chat with Lorena, who is an activist and social worker from Naarm (Melbourne). On this episode we discuss the complexities of pronouns, the many barriers for LGBTIQ people in Australia seeking asylum and in accessing vital…

In this episode we had the honour of interviewing Kayleen White, one of the co-founders of Transgender Victoria and ‘shit farmer’ extraordinaire (aka water treatment specialist. Kayleen grew up in Mackay in Queensland, where she found solace in sailing before…

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CN Lester February 20, 2020

In this episode we interview CN Lester, a musician, academic, activist and author of their best-selling book of essays Trans Like Me. PLAYLIST: CN Lester – Aether R.E.M – Sad Professor Nina Simone – I Wish I Knew How it…

In this episode we play the second half of our fascinating interview with Professor Noah Riseman and Geraldine Fela about their trans history project. PLAYLIST: By the Gullet – Nakhane Jerome – Lizzo I am what I am – Marcia…

Transgender Warriors is back for Season 2! We’re kicking off the season with a special two part episode with Professor Noah Riseman and Geraldine Fela, who are academics  researching the... LEARN MORE The post Trans History with Noah Riseman and…

It’s our last episode of the season! As Sam and Gemma settle into Summer, we thought we’d share Sam’s extensive list of books by trans masc and non-binary writers worthy... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors: Trans Masc Summer Reading…

This week we interview Associate Professor Sandy O’Sullivan, who is a Wiradjuri and trans academic. Their research and teaching include queer studies, art and design, built environment, music, performance, and... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors: Associate Professor Sandy O’Sullivan…

On this episode we chat with J.R Latham, an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Deakin University, and Honorary Fellow in Cultural Studies at The University of Melbourne, Australia. He... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors: JR Latham appeared first…

On this episode Sam and Gemma sit down and chat with Anastasia Le, who is the co-host of another excellent Joy radio show Trans P.O.V. We discuss the political situation... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors: Anastasia Le appeared first…

 On this episode we chat with Associate Professor Dr Angela Dwyer about her career as an Associate Professor in Policing Studies and Emergency Management, School of Social Sciences, at the University... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors: Associate Professor Dr Angela…

On this episode Sam chats with Jess Mattar from Transgender Victoria, Austin Fabry from the Australian Services Union and Laura McLean from the Finance Sector Union about the role that... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors: Trans and gender diverse…

On episode 12 Sam interviews Professor Emerita Raewyn Connell, who  has had a long and distinguished  academic career as a sociologist. On the show we discuss feminist theory, sociology, and the ongoing... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors: Professor Emerita Raewyn Connell…

In this episode we were  lucky enough to get to chat with Julie Peters, who is one of the co-founders of Transgender Victoria and the first openly trans person to... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors: Julie Peters appeared first…

On 24 September 2019 Melbourne University hosted an important lecture about transgender communities, law reform and feminism featuring a number of academics including Michelle McNamara, Dr Sandy O’Sullivan, Professor Raewyn... LEARN MORE The post Transgender Warriors- Transgender Communities, Law Reform…

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