Outspoken Voices - a Podcast for LGBTQ+ Families

Outspoken Voices - a Podcast for LGBTQ+ Families

Latest Episodes

Parenting is Political
September 03, 2019

How do we disrupt patterns of white supremacy and racism at home?

Changed by Family Week
July 16, 2019

As the host of Outspoken Voices, you've heard Emily share some of her story growing up with LGBTQ+ parents. She is sharing even more of her journey to contact her sperm donor and donor siblings in the podcast, Rashomon. Listen to Season 2, episode 2...

The Bi+ Postpartum Experience
July 02, 2019

Each person who grows their family through pregnancy has their own journey. Something not as often discussed, the emotional, physical, and personal challenges postpartum.  The research is still growing, but that show patterns in how the ...

Answering Tough Questions
June 18, 2019

All parents hear some challenging or confusing questions from their kids at some point. For LGBTQ+ parents and caregivers, the questions can be a bit trickier. How do some parents navigate answering potentially triggering questions with honesty, car...

Queering the Campaign Trail
June 04, 2019

Running for elected office is exhausting, vulnerable, exhilarating, and unpaid. Two transgender parents who ran for local office in 2018 share their experiences of hitting the campaign trail, families in tow. They'll make you laugh, reflect, and may...

Co-Parenting Alternative Families
May 21, 2019

LGBTQ+ families are formed in many different ways. Parents Jeff and Mayeti were friends who decided to conceive and raise a family together, as co-parents. As a multi-racial family sharing time and homes, they know a thing or two about communication...

Generations of Queerspawn
May 07, 2019

Some queerspawn carry with them generations of LGBTQ+ identities – their own, their parents, grandparents, and beyond. These second, third, and even fourth generation queerspawn often carry a beautiful lineage of pride, love, and trauma. What does i...

Trans Dads
April 16, 2019

As people are able to come out earlier and technology catches up with LGBTQ+ families, more people are becoming parents after transitioning or coming out as trans or gender nonbinary. Two activists and trans dads talk about their experiences, findin...

LGBTQ Divorce Equality
April 02, 2019

Divorce and separation with LGBTQ+ families is complicated and contains so many extra layers of bias, homophobia, transphobia, biphobia, and social expectations. And it impacts the kids, not matter their age. Three queerspawn who have experienced di...

People with Trans Parents
March 19, 2019

Sometimes our parents come out and transition after children are part of a family. The impact that a parent's transition and/or gender identity has on a family can be profound. And it can be a powerful moment of love and truth. Two people with trans...