Welcome to the Fifty Shades of Gender podcast!

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Podcasts by episode

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Katy Jon Went

16. KATY – 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 – 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 Allan D. Hunter

14. ALLAN – genderqueer, gender invert

Allan identifies as genderqueer and gender invert. We also talk about sexual orientation versus gender identity, feminism, double standards, gender expectations, trying to find people like yourself, and listening better to stories that are not like our own. [Transcript available.]

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Podcast image with Charlie Caine

11. CHARLIE – 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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Podcast image with Bonnie Bakeneko

10. BONNIE – 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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Podcast image with Alys Wilfred Earl (2)

9. ALYS WILFRED #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 – 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 – 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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