Black Trans Heroines: Past and Present

Mar 21, 2018, 11:56 PM

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

http://www.raquelwillis.com/

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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MUSIC

Opening: “Queen S%!T” SheReal

https://soundcloud.com/shereal/04-queen-s-t-produced-by

Fuck It: "Party on the Weekend" King Kam X DVRKAMBR


End: “Yeah Yeah” Abstract Fish Co

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Show | IG: @InnerHoeUprising | Twitter: @InnerHoeUprisin

Rebecca| IG &Twitter: @rebbyornot

Sam | IG & Twitter: @slamridd

Raquel | Twitter: @RaquelWillis_ IG: @raquel_willis

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