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Translucidity!

Translucidity!

By Alexander Herrmann
A podcast by transgender people, for everyone.
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Episode #13: Lucky Thirteen
Frazley and I are all over the place in this episode, but I think we can really boil it down to what it means to accept people who are different from you, and learn from them. Towards the end we talk about how parents may feel when kids come out as trans, and I want to do an episode just about that at some point in the future. The book I mention a couple of times in the episode, which I really recommend, is The Antiracist, by Kwondani Fidel.
01:18:21
April 26, 2021
Episode #12: Streams
This week we talk with Annie (Anniemayplays on Twitch), who is a streamer on Twitch (as is Frazley). Sascz wishes he could stream but has doubts about the time commitment! Also he needs some hardware. If you're interested in streaming, we talk about what you need, and the problems you can face, including Imposter Syndrome! Thanks for listening.
01:08:46
April 19, 2021
Episode #11: Monsters?
We're talking to Terra about transgressive narratives! Show notes are here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BdHrXaoP7--FqdDR46LbWxrQqEysHW1miN1J3JiZZj0/edit?usp=sharing
01:23:08
March 28, 2021
Episode #10: Trans Arts
Here we are again! On this episode, we're joined by Kayla, a transfemme animation student at DuPage! Some hightlights: Getting to know Kayla Trans representation in the arts - both as artists and IN art https://theartofeducation.edu/2020/09/16/why-transgender-representation-in-the-art-room-matters-interview-with-rae-senarighi/ Rae quotes Marian Wright Edelman saying “You can’t be what you can’ts see” although that quote was not about trans people...but it’s true, and it’s why Sascz waited their entire life to come out Rae’s website: https://www.raesenarighi.com/manifesto-transgender-art https://www.widewalls.ch/magazine/10-transgender-art-artists https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/nov/18/transgender-art-trans-hirstory-in-99-objects Rainbow Arcade on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/team/rainbowarcade
01:27:19
March 7, 2021
Episode #9: Non-Fad-ening
It's just so much fun for an LGBTQIA+/GSM person to hear that their gender identity or sexuality is a "preference" or a "fad"! We enjoy this just so much! That's sarcasm. It's not a fad, it's not a trend, it is what we are and all we want is to live our lives in peace. Frazley and Sascz talk about identity and changing terminology in a changing world.
56:08
November 15, 2020
Episode #8: Eh Sexuality
I just wanted to introduce this episode by saying it's a little bit different from the others we've done. It's a little bit longer, and it's not about transgender stuff per se but rather about my sexuality. I also need to give a content warning, because I'm talking not only about sexuality but also about non-consensual sex, including incest, and how they have affected me even years later. My hope is that this episode will help others who are struggling with these issues, and explain why I now consider myself asexual. Thanks for listening. 
01:30:38
November 9, 2020
Episode #7: Fluid AF
This week we have Jay on the show to talk about what it means to be Genderfluid. Frazley and Sascz both identify as nonbinary in different ways, and we discuss with Jay how that relates to their identity, how to talk to a genderfluid or nonbinary person, and more! 
54:43
October 12, 2020
Episode #6: Poly Wanna Platonic
This week we have a lovely guest, Jettafae, here to talk with us about the queerplatonic poly relationship they and I both have with Frazley! A queerplatonic relationship is like a romantic relationship, except without the romance. Find out more by listening! Apologies for the sound for this episode being a bit under par. We ended up having to record it on Discord due to technical difficulties. Thanks for bearing with us!
59:22
September 27, 2020
Episode #5: Girl Talk
Thanks for being patient while LIFE HAPPENED for a couple of weeks! This week, we have a wonderful guest, Zoey! Zoey talks about what it's like to transition to female, and Sascz demonstrates his propensity for dad jokes, while Frazley muses on possibly undergoing HRT! Thanks for listening to the show!
01:01:12
September 20, 2020
Episode #4: Songs Our Parents Taught Us
Hello dear listeners! This week, Frazley and I are talking about things our parents said to us that had a negative effect on our lives in terms of our gender identity and sexuality. We don't hate or blame our parents, but we think it might be useful to others on the gender and sexuality journey, or perhaps useful to parents to know what to avoid. Please feel free to reach out to us.   Frazley Discord: Frazley#1711 Twitter: @frazleytastic Sascz Discord: Lagolad#7272 Twitter: @lothie
56:56
August 31, 2020
Episode #3: Intersectionality
Sascz has brought up the term "intersectionality" a couple of times, but what does it mean? In this episode we talk about who coined the term and why, and what it means 30 years later. Website mentioned: http://them.us 
59:50
August 23, 2020
Episode #2: Mx Gendering
On today's episode, Frazley and Sascz share terms and honorifics they've discovered, plus talk about what to do if you misgender somebody, or somebody misgenders you.  https://www.them.us/story/gender-neutral-pronouns-101-they-them-xe-xem nonbinary.wiki
49:44
August 16, 2020
Episode #1: Bright, Shiny, and New
Welcome to our new podcast, Translucidity! We're Frazley and Sascz, and we'll be coming to you each week from Spotify. This week we're discussing different Transgender terms, pronouns, and talking about our vision for the show. We reference a web page on pronouns: https://uwm.edu/lgbtrc/support/gender-pronouns/ Thanks for listening, and catch you next week!
01:00:57
August 10, 2020
Transitioning to a Feed Near You
The trailer for the upcoming podcast Translucidity! Vocals: Chris Hicks Directed by: Sascz Herrmann Music from: Storyblocks.com
00:39
July 15, 2020