Fifty Shades of Gender

Fifty Shades of Gender


Latest Episodes

33. RACHEL LANGE: non-binary, queer, autistic
February 25, 2021

Rachel Lange is a parent, freelance writer and artist, as well as editor of QueerPGH, a community-led publication out of Pittsburgh. Rachel loves to hear they/them pronouns, but is not offended by she or he if they are well-intended. They are a...

32. CAMERON: female but trans, trans-feminine
February 18, 2021

Cameron is a Doctor of Computer Science and University Lecturer. Cameron's pronouns are she/her, and she is a newly discovered woman. She refers to herself as female but trans. Find out what that means to Cameron in this episode. We also talk about...

31. CN LESTER: trans
February 11, 2021

CN Lester is a musician, writer, researcher, queer/trans/feminist activist, and author of the book Trans Like Me. CN's pronouns are they/them, and they are a trans person. Find out what that means to CN in this episode. We also talk about the...

30. CASSIE BRIGHTER: Latina woman of trans experience
February 04, 2021

Cassie is a writer and public speaker focusing on intersectionality and social justice. She's the founder of Empowered Trans Woman and Smart Sluts, a sex-positive community of women. Cassie's pronouns are she/her, and she is a Latina woman of trans...

29. JOE: femme boy, non-binary, trans
January 28, 2021

Joe is an educator and trainer on improving inclusivity in workplaces and schools at the Norfolk LGBT+ Project, and he's also an artist running a small business as an illustrator. Joe's pronouns are he/him, and he identifies as a femme boy,...

28. RACHEL LAWSON: no gender labels, thank you very much
January 21, 2021

Rachel is a keen traveller and regular speaker at tech events, usually on the subject of community building. Rachel's pronouns are she/her, and she's not fond of using gender labels for herself. In her words, she is a woman and identifies as a...

27. RAY: binary transgender man, FTM, gay
January 14, 2021

Ray's pronouns are he/him, and he identifies as a binary transgender man, who also happens to be gay. Find out what that means to Ray in this episode. We also talk about how feminism includes everyone, why some men need...

26. ANGUS BROWN (ANNIE): transgender woman, butch lesbian
January 07, 2021

Angus Brown (or Annie to her close friends) is a musician and performance poet whose writing is heavily influenced by themes of gender, sexuality and mental health. Angus's pronouns are she/her and she identifies as as a transgender woman and...

25. Reflections (part 1): discoveries so far
December 31, 2020

This is another episode that’s different from the usual format. We are reversing roles, so Katy is interviewing Esther as she reflects on conversations she's had with gender-diverse folks, what she's learned about gender, as well as her own journey...

24. ALF: agender, transgender, non-binary
December 24, 2020

Alf is a Danish tiny-house-living minimalist training to become a circus artist. Alf's pronouns are they/them. They are transgender and identifiy as agender and non-binary. Find out what that means to Alf in this episode. We also talk...