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The Trans Takeover!
Episode 5631st May 2023 • The Score • Minnesota Opera
00:00:00 01:33:11

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Oh my goodness, Scorekeepers, do we have a special episode for you today! Get ready, cuz it's time for the Trans Takeover! It's almost Pride month, and given what's happening in statehouses around the country, this year's vibe is less "love is love" and more "please do something, because queer and trans people are under attack." So we hope this week you'll join us for an important roundtable discussion all about the issues specifically facing our trans and non-binary siblings, moderated by our very own Paige Reynolds, and featuring three incredible non-binary artists and activists of color: friend-of-the-show Frankie Charles, activist and birth worker Nadine Ashby, and opera singer and educator Jeremiah Sanders. It's an insightful and personal look into the opportunities and struggles facing trans people today from the arts to healthcare to housing and so much more. We hope it inspires you to listen and join the fight for liberation! All that, plus a tribute to the dearly departed legend of all legends herself, Tina Turner, and a bit of Pure Black Joy to carry you to the end of this short week! Let's do it to it, y'all!

Hosts: Lee Bynum, Rocky Jones, Paige Reynolds (Iya Inawale)

Guests: Nadine Ashby, Frankie Charles, Jeremiah Sanders

Producers: Rocky Jones, Paige Reynolds



Jeremiah Sanders (Website)

MN Transplant Project (Website)

Birth Revolution (Website)

REP for MN (Website)

Queer Equity Institute (Website)


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