On this episode, we peel away the veneer of masculinity and explore what lies underneath. We hear excerpts from a panel discussion at a screening of Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s documentary The Mask You Live In. We then hear some reactions to the film, touching on why toxic masculinity is a mental health concern and how masculinity is interpreted by gay, bisexual, queer, and trans men.
What does the way we speak say about who we are? On this episode, we explore the relationships we have with our speaking voices. Edmonton poet Nasra Adem tells us about why she started her own poetry night for women of colour. Then we hear from a panel of queer men and women about the phenomenon of “sounding gay.”
On this episode, we share some of the highlights of Edmonton’s 2015 Slutwalk, paying special attention to the issue of sexual violence in the LGBTQ community. Then we discuss Bernice Yeung’s article, “Under Cover of Darkness, Female Janitors Face Rape and Assault,” which sheds lights on the dangers that female janitorial staff face while on the job.
On this episode, we wrap up our conversation with trans activist and radio personality, Daphne Shaed, also known as the Woman With A Penis.
On this episode, we sit down with trans activist and radio personality, Daphne Shaed, also known as the Woman With A Penis. In part one of our interview, she talks about her experience as a trans woman and the portrayal of trans people in the media.