Black Trans Heroines: Past and Present
A conversation with Raquel Willis about unsung black trans heroines in American history and the present day.
Rodecka & Sam are joined by writer and activitst Raquel Willis to discuss:
Bae(s) of The Week: Mae Jemison, Peggy Whitson & Mae Reeves
Hoe(s) of the Week: Sarah Shalene Photography and Flash Magazine
Self Care Tips: Coffee Naps (I guess?)
Fuck It (Topic of the Day): A conversation with activist & writer Raquel Willis about unsung black trans women in American History.
Points of discussion include: Transgender Law Center, racial and socioeconomic disparities that impact Black Transgender women, Mary Jones, Sex work, The Monyihan Report, Hoteps, Frances Thompson, Lucky Hicks Anderson, the fight for marriage equality, Carlett Brown, Trans women may have been the original drag queens, trans antagonism by cis gay men, RuPaul transmisogynistic comments, Marsha P Johnson, Slyvia Rivera, STAR, Stonewall, Happy Birthday Marsha, The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson, Sir Lady Java, Miss Major, Deedee Chamblee, Cecilia Chun, Ruby Corado, Felicia Flames, Cheryl Courtney Evans, Andrea Jenkins, People who are doing the work of documenting trans history today, Reina Gosset & much more.
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RELEVANT LINKS AND NOTES
Black on Both Sides By C. Riley Snorton (book)
The Queen (film)
Hiding My Candy by Lady Chablis (book)
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (film)
Andrea Jenkins’ Trans Oral History Project: https://www.lib.umn.edu/tretter/transgender-oral-history-project
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Opening: “Queen S%!T” SheReal
Fuck It: "Party on the Weekend" King Kam X DVRKAMBR
End: “Yeah Yeah” Abstract Fish Co
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