COVIDiaries is a podcast I created to discuss the COVID-19 and Stay-at-Home order with colleagues and students. The first is with Tracy Grady, a friend and voice instructor at Baldwin Wallace University. Here we discuss handing the stay at home order and teaching online. Tracy also shares the songs she created about her feelings about the coronavirus.
Bio (from her website): Cat Fitzpatrick teaches literature and politics at Rutgers University – Newark. Facilitates the Trans Poets Workshop NYC. Editor at Topside Press. Writes poems, makes zines, organizes events. Her book, Glamourpuss, is due out October 2016.
Inaugural Trans Women’s Writing Workshop
Hosted by the LGBTQ Resource Center and the English Department at Brooklyn College August 15-19, 2016
Twenty-six writers were carefully chosen by a panel of trans women in and around the publishing industry. These writers will get to study in two sections taught by Sarah Schulman and Casey Plett, and will be showcased in readings around the city.
2016 Trans Women Writing Workshop – Donate to the Access Fund
Soon there will be the first nationwide population based study on the health of transgender populations in the US. The study is a collaboration between the Williams Institute at UCLA, Fenway Institute, and Columbia University, and will examine the healthcare needs of trans people. The study will also provide a better estimate of the size of transgender populations within the US.
I interviewed two of the study’s investigators a year ago. We talked about the the study’s purpose and goals.
Jody Herman, PhD., Scholar of Public Policy, Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles
Sari L. Reisner, Sc.D., Affiliated Research Scientist at The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Harvard University and The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health
For more information about Trans-Pop can go to their website.
This is the first episode of my new podcast call The T in the CLE re-posting an interview I did with Julia Serano in 2008.
I had done a podcast called Radio-Free Transburgh when I was living in Pittsburgh. It was a podcast where I interviewed people about trans related topics, mostly around trans related academic, activist, and research issues. It ended due to various issues, but I’ve been wanted to restart it here in Cleveland. To start I’ll be re-posting interviews I did in 2008. To start out I’m posting an Interview I did with Julia Serano who at the time published her book Whipping Girl in 2007. Below is the show blurb I originally used.
Julia Serano is an Oakland, California-based writer, spoken word performer, trans activist, and biologist. Julia is the author of Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity (to be published by Seal Press in June, 2007), a collection of personal essays that examines the ways in which misogyny frames many popular stereotypes and assumptions about transsexual women. Her other writings have appeared in queer, feminist, and pop culture magazines such as Bitch, Clamor, Kitchen Sink, LiP, make/shift, and Transgender Tapestry, and excerpts of her work have appeared in The Believer, The San Francisco Chronicle, and on NPR. In recent years, Julia has gained notoriety in transgender, queer, and feminist circles for her unique insights into gender. She has been invited to speak about transgender and trans women’s issues at numerous universities, at queer, women’s studies, psychology and philosophy-themed conferences, and her writings have been used as teaching materials in college-level gender studies courses across the United States.
I’m reposting podcasts that I recorded back in 2008 in the media section of my website.
Topics include a discussion of Julia Serano’s book “Whipping Girl” and the anthology “Transforming Feminism” with Talia Bettcher and Krista Scott-Dixon.
Also included is a discussion with Julia Serano and Talia Bettcher regarding Alice Dreger’s report regarding people’s response to J. Michael Bailey’s book and their essays on the issue, all were published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior 37(3).