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Aired 2 years ago 27:15
#55: Emma Gonzalez Wants You to Vote
Midterm elections are coming up, andÂ March For Our Lives activists Emma Gonzalez and Bria Smith traveledÂ the country registering voters. â€”Â Emma Gonzalez is an activist and advocate with March For Our Lives. â€”Â Bria Smith is an activist and advocate with March For Our Lives. â€”Â Gays Against Guns is a direct action group of LGBTQ people and allies. (Tobin Low) Â Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere ("What Have You Done"). If you want to join our "I've Been Meaning To Tell You..." Project, head toÂ nancypodcast.org/tell. Support our work! Become a Nancy member today atÂ Nancypodcast.org/donate.
Aired 2 years ago 32:08
#54: Definitely, Maybe
To win in Massachusetts, trans activists have adopted a counterintuitive strategy: leaning into the worst things their opponents say about them. â€”Â Dee Rogers (she/her) is a volunteer for theÂ Yes on 3 campaign in Massachusetts.â€”Â Kasey SuffrediniÂ (he/him) is a Yes on Three co-chair and president of strategy at the campaign's national parent organization, Freedom for All Americans.â€”Â David BroockmanÂ (he/him) is an assistant professor of political economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is co-author of the paperÂ "Durably reducing transphobia: A field experiment on door-to-door canvassing."â€”Â Kelly Jenkins (she/her) is a teaching assistant in Wellesley, Mass. She hosts the series Kelly's QuestÂ on the public access channel ActonTV. Keep Massachusetts Safe, the group seeking to repeal the state's public accommodations protections for transgender people, argues the existing law puts women at children at risk in places like public restrooms.Â However,Â aÂ recent study by researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law found bathroom crime has not increased since these protections became law in 2016.Â Learn more about theÂ 2018 Massachusetts Ballot QuestionsÂ here,Â and find out what's on your ballot this November at Ballotpedia. If you, or someone you know, are looking for resources (or for organizations to donate to), considerÂ these ones: â€”Â Trans Lifelineâ€”Â Transgender Law Centerâ€”Â National Center for Transgender Equalityâ€”Â Lambda Legalâ€”Â The Trevor Project Special thanks to Fran HutchinsÂ of the Equality Federation, Columbia University political science professor Donald P. Green, and Yes onÂ 3 campaigners including Dee Moore, Karl Tonge, Pippin Stacks, and Leo Udell. Episode scoring by Jeremy Bloom and Isaac Jones, with additional music by Rest You Sleeping GiantÂ ("Light Lab") andÂ Lee Rosevere ("Small Steps"). Support our work! Become a Nancy member today atÂ nancypodcast.org/donate.
Aired 9 months ago 41:44
The Greatest Pop Stories Never Told (with Jessica Hopper)
On the KRCW series Lost Notes, Jessica Hopper plumbs pop music history for the most important stories never told. She brings us a bevy of lost gems, from Fanny, an all-female quartet of rockers that was one of David Bowie's favorite bands, to the Freeze a late-70s punk outfit now coming to terms with the offensive lyrics of their youth. Tune in to discover another side of pop, one that's rarely been heard. Songs Discussed:Fanny - Charity Ball (Live Version)Fanny - Ain't that PeculiarThe Freeze - I Hate TouristsCat Power - The GreatestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices