Episode List

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Below the table is a blog list of episodes with descriptors.

EpisodeNameLabelsDuration
1Kit RackleyGenderfluid, trans-feminine, non-binary, demigirl46 min
2Alys Wilfred Earl (Fred)Trans-masculine, non-binary, genderfluid37 min
3Harri Elouise NellarTrans-feminine, non-binary57 min
4Edalia DayTransgender, non-binary49 min
5Sarah CorkeIntersex, non-binary27 min
6Sophia Wise OneGender-transcendent47 min
7Ange de LumiereParent of a transgender child37 min
8Mel DafnisNon-binary, asexual, aromantic23 min
9Alys Wilfred Earl (Fred) #2Trans-masculine, non-binary, genderfluid32 min
10Bonnie BakenekoTrans-masculine, non-binary, graysexual46 min
11Charlie CaineGay trans man34 min
12Kit Rackley #2Non-binary, trans-feminine, demigirl, genderfluid52 min
13Theo Will (TW) McKennaGenderfluid, non-binary, asexual, grayromantic lesbian44 min
14Allan D. HunterGenderqueer, gender invert39 min
15Kyl MyersGenderqueer woman, gender-creative parent37 min
16Katy Jon WentTransgender, non-binary, asexual1 hr 12 min
17Sam BettensTransgender man44 min
18Sophie JamesTranssexual, transvestite23 min
19ALLYSHIPHow to be a better gender-diverse ally53 min
20Ela XoraTransgender woman, anti Intersex Genital Mutilation activist53 min
21FelixNon-binary, transgender, queer17 min
22Hannah WatsonTransgender37 min
23Robin RiceParent of a transgender adult21 min
24Alf RavnAgender, transgender, non-binary42 min
25REFLECTIONS (1)Discoveries so far1 hr 6 min
26Angus Brown (Annie)Transgender woman, butch lesbian33 min
27RayBinary transgender man, FTM, gay31 min
28Rachel LawsonNo gender labels, thank you very much45 min
29JoeFemme boy, non-binary, trans1 hr
30Cassie BrighterLatina woman of trans experience1 hr 4 min
31CN LesterTrans37 min
32CameronFemale but trans, trans-feminine31 min
33Rachel LangeNon-binary, queer, autistic35 min
34Cassian LodgeNon-binary, agender1 hr 6 min
35Jareth NebulaTransgender, agenderflux, demiboy, alien43 min
36Yas NecatiNon-binary32 min
37Charlie OrrissTransgender FTM24 min
38Devi IronyNon-binary, dominant49 min
39GenevieveTrans non-binary, genderqueer33 min
40Bella CascariniTrans woman52 min
41Harris Eddie HillTrans non-binary, agender, trans-masculine49 min
42Evey WintersTransgender, transsexual woman55 min
43Sally Goldner AMBi/pan trans introvert HSP woman47 min
44Tara DaxNon-binary45 min
45Jay GenesisTrans-androgynous, genderqueer, non-binary, abinary, maverique, bi/pan oriented aroace, multiply disabled48 min
46Charlize JamiesonTransgender woman54 min
47Helen BelcherWoman with a trans history55 min
48Cara WildeParent of a transgender teen46 min
49HIGHER EDUCATIONBeing LGBTQIA+ in Higher Education (HE)1 hr 2 min
50REFLECTIONS (2)Discoveries so far1 hr 16 min
51J Laurence SarnoTrans man1 hr 4 min
52Dean RasmussenTransgender, trans man, trans-masculine, genderqueer, non-binary, pansexual43 min
53LorIntersex, non-binary, demiboy, bigender55 min
54Lynn KeiserTransgender woman55 min
55Beverly Little ThunderTwo-Spirit Lakota woman44 min
56Juno RocheTrans & queer1 hr 4 min
57Jin WickedAgender, non-binary, autistic1 hr 24 min
58GreysonTrans man, xenogender (wolfgender), furry50 min
59Victor MartinezNon-binary, transgender, pansexual, panromantic59 min
60Emme Porter DeWittAgender [transgender, nonbinary], queer [demisexual+]56 min
61Dorothy 'Thyo' Pierre-LouisNon-binary, trans-masculine, bigender, toric, graysexual46 min
62Jacob ProfittNon-binary, gay, drag queen36 min
Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Hannah Watson

22. HANNAH WATSON – transgender

Hannah is transgender, and although not fond of labels, the terms non-binary and asexual semi-resonate with her as well. We also talk about gender identity versus biology versus sexuality, to what degree gender defines you, why the term ‘gender confirmation surgery’ is a better term than ‘gender reassignment surgery’ and ‘sex change’, conforming to society’s norms, and ‘unconventional’ types of love, attraction, intimacy and relationships. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Felix

21. FELIX – non-binary, transgender, queer

Felix is non-binary transgender and describes their sexuality as queer. We also talk about the difficulty with fitting in boxes, having to perform gender, how body and identity are different, the binariness in teaching and sports, and how you can figure out your gender at any age. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Ela Xora

20. ELA XORA – transgender woman, anti Intersex Genital Mutilation activist

Ela identifies as a transgender woman and is an anti Intersex Genital Mutilation activist. We also talk about the roots of the word hermaphrodite, how the gender-critical movement is far from new, Hippocrates as a gender critical pioneer, the blatant suppression and erasure of transgender and intersex gods – and human beings – in art history and modern museums, and how history is starting to be unmasked. CW: castration. [Transcript coming soon]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic about Allyship with Katy Jon Went, Tiga-Rose Nercessian, Ophelia and Esther Lemmens

19. How to be a better gender-diverse ally

Esther has a conversation with two cisgender LGBTIQA+ people; Tiga-Rose, an intimacy coach and sex therapist in training, and Ophelia, an historian, archivist and conservator, under the watchful eye (or ear) of project co-creator Katy Jon Went, who is transgender and non-binary, about how to be a better gender-diverse ally. [Transcript coming soon]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Sophie James

18. SOPHIE JAMES – transsexual, transvestite

Sophie uses the words transsexual and transvestite of herself, but considers herself to be a work in progress and very much Sophie. We talk about finding the balance in family dynamics, having two different personas, and being yourself no matter what labels you use. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Sam Bettens

17. SAM BETTENS – transgender man

Sam identifies as a transgender man. We also talk about music and creative expression, self-identifying, the benefits of ageing, family and relationships, hormone therapy, body image, self-acceptance and being proud of who you are, and finding your voice in a whole new way. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Katy Jon Went

16. KATY JON WENT – transgender, non-binary, asexual

Katy is transgender and identifies as non-binary and asexual. We also talk about adolescence and development, religion, conversion therapy, crossdressing, being outed, depression, aesthetics, sex workshops, hormone therapy, being a reluctant transsexual, gender reassignment surgery, going on a journey towards authenticity, and freedom of expression. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Dr. Kyl Myers

15. KYL MYERS – genderqueer woman, gender-creative parent

Kyl identifies as a genderqueer woman and a gender-creative parent. We also talk about being raised with conventional gender roles, trying on different gender labels and pronouns, how names fit or not, what it’s like to bring up a child without gender expectations, and the start of a gender revolution. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Charlie Caine

11. CHARLIE CAINE – gay trans man

Charlie identifies as a gay trans man. We talk about gender identity & expression vs sexual orientation, gender roles, transitioning, dysphoria, gender identity clinic (GIC) waiting lists, trans visibility and activism, and how there is no such thing as a universal trans experience. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Bonnie Bakeneko

10. BONNIE BAKENEKO – trans-masculine, non-binary, graysexual

Bonnie identifies as trans-masculine, non-binary and greysexual. We talk about Dissociative Identity Disorder or DID (previously called Multiple Personality Disorder or MPD), gender dysphoria, body dysmorphia, drag, self-expression, body autonomy, radical tenderness and vulnerability, choosing kindness, being a flawed being rather than good or bad, spoon theory, and how the body could be considered a forest rather than a temple. CW: dental trauma, sexual abuse, exposure therapy, fetish, piercing, scarification, nullification, self-cannibalism. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Alys Wilfred Earl (2)

9. ALYS WILFRED EARL (FRED) #2 – trans-masculine, non-binary, genderfluid

Alys Wilfred (aka Fred) identifies as trans-masculine, non-binary and genderfluid. In this second conversation, we talk about the minor and major effects of testosterone (or T) injections including voice changes and mental health, body dysmorphia versus gender dysphoria, recovering from top surgery and being topless, options for bottom surgery (phalloplasty versus metoidioplasty or meta for short), and why the term ’sex change’ doesn’t do it justice. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Mel Dafnis

8. MEL DAFNIS – non-binary, asexual, aromantic

Mel identifies as non-binary, asexual and aromantic and uses she/her pronouns. We also talk about fitting in and trying to be ’normal’, living life on your own terms, and how just being you is an evolution as well as a revolution when it comes to soul alignment. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Ange de Lumiere

7. ANGE DE LUMIERE – parent of a transgender child

Ange is the parent of a transgender child. She moved to the UK from Paris in 2001, has four children, and started the Parents of Transgender Adults support group earlier this year. We talk about souls, reincarnation, past lives, choosing your life experience and law of attraction; We talk about gender roles in society, the Silk Ring Theory of support, home schooling, The Hero’s Journey and the ins and outs of running and moderating a support group.

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Sophia Wise One

6. SOPHIA WISE ONE – gender-transcendent

Sophia identifies as gender-transcendent and welcomes all pronouns. We talk about the physical experience, spirituality, vibration and energy, the divine feminine, the female body, menstruation, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), sex, and embodying the genital energy of both sexes. We talk about gender as a role, archetype or presentation, and also conditioning, oppression of the feminine, reclaiming identity, healing, and a vision for the future.

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Sarah Corke

5. SARAH CORKE – intersex, non-binary

Sarah is intersex and identifies as non-binary. We talk about Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, hormone replacement therapy, gonadectomy surgery, Queer Britain, being different and getting attention, being queer and bisexual, Differences in Sexual Development (DSD) and Intersex Genital Mutilation. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Edalia Day

4. EDALIA DAY – transgender, non-binary

Edalia is transgender and identifies as non-binary. We talk about acting, clothes, the tv show The Good Place, the gender binary, support groups, visibility and the term ‘passing’, gender options on forms, Hamlet, free speech, representation of trans people in the media and in comedy, and films like Silence of the Lambs and Ace Ventura. [Transcript available.]

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Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Harri Elouise

3. HARRI ELOUISE NELLAR – trans-feminine, non-binary

Harri Elouise identifies as trans-feminine and non-binary. We talk about the difference between gender identity/expression and sex, gender clinics and the medical transition process, use singular ’they’ and getting pronouns right, coming out to family, friendships, being a shy kid, and fitting in versus belonging. [Transcript available.]

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