Julia Serano, Detroit D.Slim and more this week on Transpositive PDX!


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Tue, 08/02/2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
You are invited to join us on Transpositive PDX this Tuesday, August 2nd at 6pm on KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM with co-hosts Rowan, Kyle, Tashi, Nicolette and Emma for an interview with Trans Author and Activist Julia Serano,  Trans Woman Rapper Detroit'


Julia Serano is best known for her book Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity (Seal Press, 2007), a collection of personal essays that debunk many of the myths and misconceptions that people have about trans women, femininity, and the subjects of gender and sexism more generally. Julia’s second full-length book was Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive. Julia’s other writings have appeared in over a dozen anthologies, and in news and media outlets such as TIME, The Guardian, The Daily Beast, Salon, AlterNet.org, The Advocate, Out, Bitch, and Ms. Magazine. Her work tackles a broad range of topics related to gender, sexuality, and activism. 

D.Slim is a rap artist unlike any other. She had a life of childhood abuse and bullied in school. She found her love in rap music in 1998, by finding her first Eminem cd. She started rapping for her handicapped friend so her friend wouldn't have to spend cash to hear good music. She evolved into the artists she is now today. Getting well known for powerful lyrics, deep thinking, mentoring kids who've been bullied and abused. She's hard working, well driven, and a huge heart for helping others over herself. She follows her heart, her passion, and drives on hearing positive outcomes from her music. 

Transpositive PDX is a program exploring the vibrant activism going on in Portland reflecting the Transgender, Two Spirit, Non Binary and Gender Non-Conforming Community, through the strength of our vibrant and diverse Trans and Gender Queer communities.  This show is an open collective and welcome to any new co-hosts at any time.

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