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37: Lucy Hicks Anderson: The Story of a Transgender Woman of Color in the 1940’s

We don’t know much about Lucy Hicks Anderson. Like many people of color living in the U.S. before the Civil Rights movement, her history has been buried beneath a white shrine. Yet we know enough from news articles and fragmented documents to know that Lucy was a badass in every sense of the word.

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27: Military Discrimination of Queer Veterans (Part 2)

In this episode, we continue our discussion of queer veterans and some of the discrimination they faced during more recent wars.

26: Military Discrimination of Queer Veterans Part 1

Perhaps one of the most courageous things an individual can do is serve a country that treats them like a second-class citizen.

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13: Joseph Lobdell The Huntress of Delaware County

“Much has been said and written about lately concerning two dilapidated specimens of humanity…who have been representing themselves as man and wife, and call themselves Joseph Lobdell and Mrs. Lobdell”.

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6: Reed Erickson

Reed Erickson, the Trans Philanthropist – I hope you’re excited about this episode because we sure were! Paul was so excited he celebrated with a drink and then got so drunk he can’t remember much of the episode.

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4: Marsha P. Johnson

“The shot glass heard around the world”. This was the phrase used to describe the legendary moment Marsha P. Johnson sparked the flame that would ignite into the LGBT civil rights movement. Read More