Episode 17: Acting, advocacy, and attraction!

Somebody call HR, because Maybe and Samy are alone in the studio today! Today, we're talking about working at the intersection of acting and activism. Maybe breaks down the differences they perceive in activism and advocacy, and why some people in our industry feel pressured to be both actors and activists. Then, we answer a listener letter about dating and attraction. How do you maintain a healthy, positive self-image as a trans person when people are constantly telling you you're "less attractive" or "desirable" than cis people?

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Samy Nour Younes
Episode 12: Trains, Elders, and the Future

Maybe, Ianne, and Samy are back from having done a week-long workshop, and they describe the experience of working on a production with a mostly-trans cast. Then we dive into the subject of aging as trans people, and ask each other, “what kind of trans elder are you going to be?”

CONTENT WARNING: This episode discusses instances of transphobia, violence, suicide, and death. Listener discretion is advised.

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Samy Nour Younes