Gender Reveal
Gender Reveal
May 18, 2020
Episode 72: Vico Ortiz
Play • 43 min

Tuck speaks with actor Vico Ortiz (they/he/she), whose credits include American Horror Story, Vida, and These Thems. Topics include:

  • Auditioning for roles as a genderfluid actor
  • Exploring femininity as a Backstreet Boys-inspired drag king?
  • The evolution of gender-inclusive Spanish…
  • …and translating nonbinary jokes into Spanish subtitles
  • Plus: gender as a waterbed?

This Week in Gender: Rest in power, Aimee Stephens. (Linked article by our friend Katelyn Burns.)

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Music: Breakmaster Cylinder

Additional Music: “Come As You Are” by Blue Dot Sessions

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