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(2015/11/17) Barriers to employment, to health and to the bathroom (Trans Rights)

November 18, 201576 min
Edition #969 Today we look at a variety of challenges faced by the trans community that almost no one else ever has to think about   Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill 00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: I was fired solely because of my gender - Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) - Air Date: 04-13-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Taken By The Breeze - Les Étoiles 00:04:59 Ch. 4: Act 2: Raising transgender kids - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date 4-22-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Kids - MGMT 00:16:48 Ch. 6: Act 3: The Gender Box feat. Miles JaI!! - @LinzerDinzerTV - Air Date: 10-08-12 Ch. 7: Song 3: N/A 00:19:51 Ch. 8: Act 4: Kari Mugo: Critical Conditions - The challenges facing transgender people in the healthcare system - Popaganda (@BitchMedia) - Air Date: 9-10-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: N/A 00:30:50 Ch. 10: Act 5: Healthcare professional calls for care for all - @GLAAD - Air Date: 11-15-13 Ch. 11: Song 5: Luriana Lurilee - Ben McElroy 00:35:19 Ch. 12: Act 6: Lee Mokobe: A powerful poem about what it feels like to be transgender - TED Talks - Air Date: 6-12-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: Like A Prayer - Rufio 00:39:53 Ch. 14: Act 7: Leela Ginelle on transphobic myths and the repeal of an equal rights ordinance in Houston - Backtalk (@BitchMedia) - Air Date 11-12-15 Ch. 15: Song 7: When I Grow Up - Garbage 00:50:26 Ch. 16: Act 8: The strategy of saying straight people are terrible will fail - @fakedansavage - Air Date 11-10-15 Voicemails 00:58:16 Ch. 17: Need conflict before one can reach understanding - Nathan from Vancouver, WA 01:00:41 Ch. 18: Why do we hate Amazon? - John from Minneapolis Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics 01:03:56 Ch. 19: Final comments on the imperative to see multiple sides of an issue and what's wrong with Amazon 01:12:24 Ch. 20: The public wall of gentle shaming and encouragement featuring Kyle and Michelle Shaming Music: Spanish Flea - Herb Alpert Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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