Native Americans and Trans Rights
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Imara unpacks the latest in the 2020 election with Congresswoman Deb Haaland. Plus, she sits down with Geo Neptune, the first out Two-Spirit, non-binary and trans elected official in Maine to discuss the importance of teaching indigenous culture in schools.


Imara also speaks out against the epidemic of anti-trans violence and shares the story of Layleen Polanco to commemorate the upcoming Transgender Day of Remembrance (November 20th). We hear about the care and healing Layleen brought to the world from her sister, Melania Brown. 


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Follow our guests on social media!

Congresswoman Haaland: @Deb4CongressNM (Instagram) @Deb4CongressNM (Twitter)

Geo Neptune: @niskapisuwin (Instagram) @passamahottie (Twitter)

Melania Brown: @melania__brown (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.

This episode was mixed by Rosana Cabán 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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