Gender Reveal
Gender Reveal
Mar 19, 2018
Episode 12: Kevin Cook/Poison Waters
Play • 43 min

In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Kevin Cook (he/him), better known as the glamorous Poison Waters (she/her). One of Portland’s most beloved event hosts, Poison is a co-host at the legendary Darcelle XV Showplace. Topics include:

  • Distinguishing between trans women and (male) drag queens.
  • Joining the drag scene as a gay black man in the late 1980s.
  • Living as one person with two identities, two presentations, and two sets of pronouns.
  • Watching LGBTQ visibility and acceptance evolve over the last three decades.

Read more about our This Week in Gender topic here.

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