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Feb 8, 2019

Lorne Clarkson and Issa Ismail, the director and subject of the documentary A Year in Transition, join host Jackson Bird to discuss the making of the film and the importance of trans art made by and for trans people. The three also discuss male privilege as transmasculine people, visible markers of transness, fitting...

Oct 18, 2018

Author Alex Myers joined host Jackson Bird to discuss his book Revolutionary, a historical fiction novel about his ancestor Deborah Samson. In the 1780s, Deborah escaped her life of indentured servitude, disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Continental Army under the name Robert Shurtliff.

Alex also...

Mar 31, 2018

Jess Clark, the Education and Prevention Manager at Solace Crisis Treatment Center, joined host Jackson Bird to explain how teaching about gender roles to kids and transgender basics to everyone relates to sexual violence prevention. We also touch on his own gender journey and life as a new parent – including whether...

Jul 4, 2017

YouTube creator Ash Hardell joined me at VidCon to chat about nonbinary genders, sharing their gender exploration on a public platform, not feeling trans enough, and more.


You can follow Ash at AshHardell on Twitter and YouTube and at GraceHardell on Instagram ;)

You can also buy her book, The ABC's of LGBT, from your...

May 23, 2017

Activist Naiymah Sanchez joins host Jackson Bird to discuss prison reform, workplace challenges, growing up trans, and how everybody can be better allies.


You can follow Naiymah at and contribute to the trans visibility campaign she’s leading for ACLU-PA by emailing her at