Death Does Not Excuse George H.W. Bush

This week we discuss the record of the late 41st president, George H.W. Bush.

We also talked about my essay about transgender surgery and the division exhibited following a controversial op-ed in The New York Times.

And then we discussed another incendiary article about nonbinary people and one writer’s claim that their existence erases women.

Plus don’t forget to vote your favorite pizza toppings! Chardonnay advocates for pineapple and Chicago-style pizza, and Dawn is a plain cheese pizza girl, for life. What’s your preference?

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Migrants, Vaginas, and Pizza?!?

This week we have a special two-part podcast for your enjoyment. We discuss the border crisis, that controversial op-ed in The New York Times, and we debate pizza toppings.

Watch video of US forces repelling migrant asylum seekers here.

Read Ruth Chojnacki’s letter to The New York Times here.

Chardonnay referred to her tweet about transition. Read it here:

Part two continues our discussion of that controversial essay by Andrea Long Chu and then we debate pizza toppings! Chardonnay advocates for pineapple and Chicago-style pizza, and Dawn is a plain cheese pizza girl, for life. What’s your preference?

TDoR at 20

Tonight we mark the 20th Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Here are links we mentioned in Episode 4:

The list. All the names, as compiled by the amazing founder of TDoR, Gwen Smith. 

The latest grim statistics from HRC.

Hate Crimes on the rise, according to the FBI, as reported by nbcnews.com

Hartford gathering at the Metropolitan Community Church.

New Haven gathering.

Norwalk, CT gathering at the Triangle Community Center.

GLAAD

HRC

PFLAG