Transphobia, White Fear and Elections
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TransLash Podcast host Imara Jones talks with Kai Wright, who hosts WNYC’s The United States of Anxiety, about the links between transphobia, the history of fear in America and the 2020 elections. 

Plus, Marquise Vilson, a Black-trans actor and activist, opens up about the importance of transmasculine representation and using his platform to combat violence against trans women of color in our Transform segment highlighting incredible work from change-makers in our communities.

For a moment of trans joy, Imara commemorates what would’ve been the 75th birthday of the legendary Stonewall activist Marsha P. Johnson with Victoria Cruz, a longtime friend of Marsha’s and change-making LGBTQ+ organizer in her own right.

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Kai Wright:  @kai_wright (Twitter)

Marquise Vilson: @marquisevilson (Twitter) @marquisevilson (Instagram)

The TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones is produced by TransLash Media by Futuro Studios.

TransLash team: Imara Jones, Ruby Fludzinski, Oliver-Ash Kleine, Montana Thomas, and Yannick Eike Mirko.

Futuro Studios team: Nicole Rothwell, Jess Alvarenga, Stephanie Lebow, and Leah Shaw.

Digital strategy by Daniela Capistrano, DCAP MEDIA.

Music: Ben Draghi and also courtesy of ZZK records.


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