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(2015/05/12) We all have a trans friend now (Bruce Jenner)

May 12, 201571 min
Edition #921
Today we break down the recent interview with Bruce Jenner and what it means for the trans community as a whole going forward
 
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Show Notes
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Bruce Jenner's Heartfelt Interview With Diane Sawyer On ABC 20-20 - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 4-27-15
Ch. 3: Song 1: Soul Meets Body - Death Cab for Cutie

00:09:13 Ch. 4: Act 2: It's important to remember that Bruce Jenner's is not the only trans experience - Backtalk from @BitchMedia - Air Date: 4-30-15
Ch. 5: Song 2: Knock Yourself Out - Jon Brion

00:16:54 Ch. 6: Act 3: Addressing some of the land mines in the Bruce Jenner interview - @fakedansavage - Air Date: 4-28-15
Ch. 7: Song 3: What I'm Looking For (Ad Version) - Single - Brendan Benson

00:26:04 Ch. 8: Act 4: Bruce Jenner Has a Mental Disorder and Ruined My Childhood - @majorityfm - Air Date: 4-30-15
Ch. 9: Song 4: Kyoko's House ("stage blood is not enough") - Philip Glass

00:33:19 Ch. 10: Act 5: Thank you to Bruce Jenner - @GAY_USAtv - Air Date: 4-30-15
Ch. 11: Song 5: Be Yourself - Audioslave

00:37:21 Ch. 12: Act 6: Transgender People & the Police: Rights & Resources via @TransLawCenter @SRLP @TransEquality — Best of the Left Activism
Ch. 13: Song 6: Activism - Shihan

00:40:54 Ch. 14: Act 7: .@ParkerMolloy on the Bruce Jenner episode - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date: 4-28-15

Voicemails
00:57:12 Ch. 16: Shocked and proud of what's happening in Baltimore - Nelson from Sweden
00:59:18 Ch. 17: Write to CNN to express your displeasure - Nick from California
01:00:28 Ch. 18: Black Women & State violence - Uhuru from Sweden
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:07:43 Ch. 19: Final comments on #RealMothersDayCards and Climate Hike fundraising
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Activism: Transgender People & the Police: Rights & Resources via @TransLawCenter @SRLP @TransEquality
"TLC Solidarity with Baltimore” — resources for interacting with law enforcement via The Transgender Law Center
"Participating in Direct Actions: A Guide for Transgender People” via National Center For Transgender Equality
“Tips for trans people dealing with cops and jails” via The Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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