“There’s absolutely nothing of truth or of value of what your grandfather is saying.”
In this episode, Phil and Alex discuss these stories and are joined by HIV advocate and activist Dimitri Moïse for a discussion of the impacts of stigma and pozphobia, the need for more affirming representation, and the importance of education and support.
In this week’s episode, you’ll hear stories from Cecilia who, as a child, only saw one opportunity for trans women: sex work and drugs.
Jack Drescher came out at the age of 21 but his parents, Polish Jewish Holocaust survivors, would have a hard time accepting it when they found out years later.
In this episode, Alex and Phil listen to these stories and discuss the importance of “shooting your shot”, the fear of rejection, and their own experiences in the dating world.
Talked about what it meant to be trans, what it meant to be nonbinary.
In this lighthearted, funny and moving episode, Alex and Phil listen to Julia’s and Cathy’s stories and discuss the burden of handling invasive questions and the innate emotional intelligence of children.
In this episode, Jay joins Phil and Alex for a discussion of his life, activism and the impact of the AIDS crisis on the community.
In this episode, Phil and Alex listen to these stories and discuss the earnestness of young children, the impact of pop culture, and the increasingly queer-friendly trajectory of future generations.
The shifting political winds in the United States caused River to stop and think about what they were doing with their life.
His whole life, Jacob Cheek felt like he belonged a little bit to several communities, but never fully to one.
“These gay boys that come here to the university, if their mamas knew what they did…” In college, Tavish McMillin went in for an STI test but was instead prescribed a homophobic sermon from the person drawing her blood.
“Remind yourself of the truth.”
For most of her life, people told Michelle Auwae-Lapilio who she was or wasn’t.
Christian Luu put up with a lot – you could even say they put up with too much.
When John came out to his conservative parents, he wasn’t met with acceptance or rejection – he was met with outright disbelief.