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This week Chardonnay and Dawn discuss the president’s State of the Union address, the common transgender experience of being misgendered, and First Event, an annual conference held this past week in Massachusetts. Links can be found below.
Read the transcript of
President Trump’s address — along with a Fact Check — . here
Find out about the
transgender military guests invited to Capitol Hill here.
Read about this year’s
FirstEvent and find out how you can take part in next year’s conference here.
This week, Chardonnay Merlot and I bring you another two-part podcast as we discuss the Supreme Court decision to uphold President Trump’s ban on transgender troops, the government shutdown and efforts to avoid a second one in 2019, and the growing field of challengers in next year’s presidential election.
In part two, Chardonnay and I debate the crisis in Venezuela:
If you’re interested in reading about Angela Davis:
For information about BDS:
My apologies! This week’s podcast is a day and a half late due to my need to focus on my new job as an adjunct professor at the University of Hartford.
Chardonnay Merlot and I recorded this Tuesday morning shortly after the Oscar nominations were announced. Here’s a of nominated films and link to the full list to the nominations. here’s a link to LGBTQ connections
We also discussed the ongoing federal government shutdown.
Get the latest here.
And read more about Rep.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s support for transgender children by clicking here and here.
We’ll be back next week!
Get the latest on the partial government shutdown
Find out about the controversy over what The White House served Clemson football stars:
(R-Iowa) in trouble this time, and Here’s what got Rep. Steve King that somehow didn’t get him in any trouble. here’s what he’s said in the past
offer their perspective on a #MeToo message from a razor blade manufacturer that calls out toxic masculinity. Our view? If this ad bothers you, The wimps at The Federalist YOU ARE THE PROBLEM. writes about the Gillette ad in Mathew Rodriguez Out Magazine. Be sure to and if you like it, watch the whole video on YouTube click the thumbs-up button!
Get in on the
, or just scroll past if it upsets you! Is this part of a Silicon Valley plot? #10YearChallenge here My own contributions are below the podcast link., Read this!
And here are my submissions for the #10YearChallenge.
plans to make his pitch to the nation Tuesday night to fund a border wall between the United States and Mexico. Or a fence. Or something. Whatever. Donald Trump
The truth is: You don’t have to watch his Oval Office address. Listen to us instead!
Episode 8 of our podcast features our discussion of the
government shutdown, Trump’s border wall nonsense, Rep. and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Rashida Tlaib ! And if it’s any consolation, Golden Globe Awards promises she’ll watch Trump so you don’t have to! Chardonnay Merlot
Here are links mentioned in this week’s podcast episode:
More Americans oppose the construction of a wall,
according to the latest poll.
about the president’s lies about the need for a border wall. 6 Things You Need To Know
New York City Congressswoman
doubles-down on her statement that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez President Trump is a racist.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib apologizes — sorta — for calling Trump a “motherfucker.”
Looking for the app to help transgender people find a bathroom where they can
“Pee In Peace?” It’s right here!
Staff Writer Out Mathew Rodriguez attended the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night and on the top top winners: shared his thoughts Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book.
And as promised,
here’s with a look at how the stars of Cosmopolitan won the red carpet! Pose
We’ll be back next week with a new podcast! Thanks for listening and sharing!
For your New Year’s listening pleasure,
Chardonnay Merlot and I are pleased to provide another two-part podcast.
We cover the government shutdown, our thoughts on the controversial film Girl coming to Netflix in January, we make predictions for 2019 and we debate about racism within socialism.
Look for relevant links below the podcast link via Soundcloud!
for the latest on the government shutdown. Click here
Read my exclusive interview with
Girl director Lukas Dhont here.
in which Dhont claims being called “cis” is offensive. Here’s an article
compiling both critical reviews and an op-ed from the real life trans woman whose experiences inspired the film. here is a report
Our debate on Socialism was sparked by
It continues in
Part Two of our New Year’s podcast along with my predictions for 2019.
What’s the difference between “Democratic Socialism” and “Socialism?”
to read what Professor of Economics Click here John Haltiwanger of the University of Maryland has to say about that.
What are your predictions for 2019? We’ve made ours, share yours here!
You can follow
on Before The War Podcast Twitter here and we invite you to follow and Chardonnay as well! Dawn Ennis Happy New Year!
This week we discuss the record of the late 41st president, George H.W. Bush.
We also talked about
and the division exhibited following a controversial op-ed in The New York Times. my essay about transgender surgery
And then we discussed
about nonbinary people and one writer’s claim that their existence erases women. another incendiary article
Plus don’t forget to vote your
Chardonnay advocates for pineapple and Chicago-style pizza, and Dawn is a plain cheese pizza girl, for life. What’s your preference? favorite pizza toppings!