The First Debate and Star Trek
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We process the first presidential debate with the help of Jamilah King, host of The Mother Jones Podcast. And the debut of Ian Alexander on Star Trek; named Gray, in the Star Trek franchise. He joins Imara to discuss his new groundbreaking role in Star Trek: Discovery, what trans actors bring to the screen, and how to make television more inclusive. The new season of Star Trek, which introduces Gray and a non-binary character named Adira, premieres October 15th.  

Trans Joy: Tyler Rodriguez, the Donation Program Director for Point of Pride, talks to us about the joy he feels helping other trans people feel more comfortable in their bodies through the organization’s binder exchange program. 

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Jamilah King: @jamilahking (Instagram) @jamilahking (Twitter)

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Ian Alexander: @ianaiexander (Instagram) @ianaiexander (Twitter)

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, Yannick Eike Mirko.

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

Digital strategy by Daniela Capistrano, with support from Agency of Joy.

Music: Ben Draghi and also courtesy of ZZK records.


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