In the premiere episode of the TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones, Imara discusses the Democratic National Convention and what the presidential ticket means for trans people with Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins, the first Black trans person elected to office in the United States. They also talk about the George Floyd uprisings around racial justice and police brutality, and whether the Democratic Party is listening.
Transform: Imara talks to Ana Arriola, General Manager and Partner at Microsoft, about artificial intelligence and the potential of radically inclusive tech.
Trans Joy: Imara shares a moment of trans joy featuring Jordyn Jay, the founder of Black Trans Femmes in the Arts Collective, about the important space Black femmes occupy in the arts and its liberatory power.
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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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