Gender Reveal
Gender Reveal
Jul 26, 2021
Episode 100A: Justin McElroy
Play • 40 min

Tuck kicks off Cis Day of Visibility with the help of podcaster and author Justin McElroy (he/him). 

Topics include:

  • Using video games as an empathy exercise
  • Giving your kids gender-neutral names ~just in case~ 
  • Parsing community feedback (aka ally tips for allies) 
  • The end of Monster Factory?
  • Plus: “the dark flexibility we crave,” the most-cis snack, and what gender actually is(!)

Find Justin’s work at Subscribe to My Brother, My Brother & Me, The Adventure Zone, Sawbones and Justin’s other shows wherever you get podcasts. 

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Produced by Cassius Adair and Julia Llinas Goodman Logo: Ira M. Leigh Music: Breakmaster Cylinder Additional Music: “Variation Waldheim” by Blue Dot Sessions Sponsors: Bistitchual

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