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?Read More
Reunited, and it feels so good! We’re all together again in the studio at BRIC, to bring you the long-awaited part two of our conversation on being trans actors. Last time we were all together, we discussed education and training. Today, we’re starting the conversation on casting and audition rooms.Read More
L Morgan, Maybe, and Samy are joined by mother Pooya Mohseni to talk about Marsha P. Johnson’s impact on trans history, and explore the question: why are queer people so mean to each other? They also answer listener letters about dating apps, “boring” boyfriends, and gofundme campaigns… oh my!Read More
CONTENT WARNING: this episode does touch on depression, self-harm, and suicide.
Ianne and Samy get together for a Harry Potter-themed check in, and a deep dive into what self-care means for them.Read More
Samy brings you an update on what everyone is doing, and a special announcement about the future of the podcast.Read More
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.Read More