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TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones

TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones

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With anti-trans violence and political backlash at all-time highs, award-winning journalist Imara Jones hosts the TransLash podcast, where trans people and allies talk back about what matters most and discuss how to create a fairer world for all.


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The TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones is produced by TransLash Media by Futuro Studios. 

TransLash team: Imara Jones, Ruby Fludzinski, Oliver-Ash Kleine, Montana Thomas, Yannick Eike Mirko, and Sean Watkins.

Futuro Studios team: Nicole Rothwell, Jess Alvarenga, Stephanie Lebow, and Leah Shaw.

Digital strategy by Daniela Capistrano, DCAP MEDIA.

Music: Ben Draghi and also courtesy of ZZK records.

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In this episode, Imara has important conversations about the intersection of immigration and trans experiences. Maria Hinojosa, founder of The Futuro Media Group and co-host of In The Thick, discusses her new book, the importance of diverse voices in journalism, and how the arrest of an undocumented trans woman highlighted some of the earliest abuses of power from the Trump administration.  Transform: Isa Noyola, deputy Director of an organization centering Latinx people in social justice movements called Mijente, discusses her work around abolishing systems that oppress trans immigrant communities of color. This segment contains details of the death of Roxana Hernandez in ICE custody.  Trans Joy: Dagoberto Bailon of Trans Queer Pueblo, a collective of trans and queer migrants of color, discusses the mutual aid efforts of the organization since the start of COVID.  Subscribe to our podcast at translash.org/podcast You can follow the TransLash Media @translashmedia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Follow Imara Jones on Twitter (@imarajones) and Instagram (@imara_jones_) Follow our guests on social media! Maria Hinojosa: @maria-la-hinojosa (Instagram) @Maria_Hinojosa (Twitter) Isa Noyola: @muxerisa (Instagram) @muxerisa (Twitter) Dagoberto Bailon: @dagoduagin (Instagram) @dagobertobailon (Twitter) The TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones is produced by TransLash Media by Futuro Studios. TransLash team: Imara Jones, Ruby Fludzinski, Oliver-Ash Kleine, Montana Thomas, Yannick Eike Mirko, and Sean Watkins. Futuro Studios team: Nicole Rothwell, Jess Alvarenga, Stephanie Lebow, and Leah Shaw. Digital strategy by Daniela Capistrano, DCAP MEDIA. Music: Ben Draghi and also courtesy of ZZK records.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
TransLash Podcast host Imara Jones talks with Kai Wright, who hosts WNYC’s The United States of Anxiety, about the links between transphobia, the history of fear in America and the 2020 elections.  Plus, Marquise Vilson, a Black-trans actor and activist, opens up about the importance of transmasculine representation and using his platform to combat violence against trans women of color in our Transform segment highlighting incredible work from change-makers in our communities. For a moment of trans joy, Imara commemorates what would’ve been the 75th birthday of the legendary Stonewall activist Marsha P. Johnson with Victoria Cruz, a longtime friend of Marsha’s and change-making LGBTQ+ organizer in her own right. Subscribe to our podcast at translash.org/podcast You can follow the TransLash Media @translashmedia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Follow Imara Jones on Twitter (@imarajones) and Instagram (@imara_jones_) Follow our guests on social media! Kai Wright:  @kai_wright (Twitter) Marquise Vilson: @marquisevilson (Twitter) @marquisevilson (Instagram) The TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones is produced by TransLash Media by Futuro Studios. TransLash team: Imara Jones, Ruby Fludzinski, Oliver-Ash Kleine, Montana Thomas, and Yannick Eike Mirko. Futuro Studios team: Nicole Rothwell, Jess Alvarenga, Stephanie Lebow, and Leah Shaw. Digital strategy by Daniela Capistrano, DCAP MEDIA. Music: Ben Draghi and also courtesy of ZZK records.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In the premiere episode of the TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones, Imara discusses the Democratic National Convention and what the presidential ticket means for trans people with Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins, the first Black trans person elected to office in the United States. They also talk about the George Floyd uprisings around racial justice and police brutality, and whether the Democratic Party is listening.   Transform: Imara talks to Ana Arriola, General Manager and Partner at Microsoft, about artificial intelligence and the potential of radically inclusive tech. Trans Joy: Imara shares a moment of trans joy featuring Jordyn Jay, the founder of Black Trans Femmes in the Arts Collective, about the important space Black femmes occupy in the arts and its liberatory power. Subscribe to our podcast at translash.org/podcast You can follow the TransLash Media @translashmedia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Follow Imara Jones on Twitter ( @imarajones) and Instagram (@imara_jones_) Follow our guests on social media! Jordyn Jay: @itsjordynjay (Instagram), @jrdynjy (Twitter) Black Femmes in The Arts Collective: @btfacollective (Instagram), @BTFAcollective (Twitter) Andrea Jenkins: @annapoetic (Twitter) Ana Arriola: @_anaarriola_ (Instagram), @arriola (Twitter)   The TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones is produced by TransLash Media by Futuro Studios.   TransLash team: Imara Jones, Ruby Fludzinski, Oliver-Ash Kleine, Montana Thomas, and Yannick Eike Mirko. Futuro Studios team includes Nicole Rothwell, Stephanie Lebow, Jess Alvarenga, and Leah Shaw. Digital strategy: Daniela Capistrano, DCAP MEDIA LLC. Music: Ben Draghi and also courtesy of ZZK records.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
With anti-trans violence and political backlash at all-time highs, award-winning journalist Imara Jones hosts the TransLash podcast, where trans people and allies talk back about what matters most and discuss how to create a fairer world for all. The TransLash Podcast drops August 20, 2020. Subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts: translash.org/podcast The TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones is produced by TransLash Media by Futuro Studios. TransLash team: Imara Jones, Ruby Fludzinski, Oliver-Ash Kleine, Montana Thomas, and Yannick Eike Mirko. Futuro Studios team: Nicole Rothwell, Jess Alvarenga, Stephanie Lebow, and Leah Shaw. Digital strategy by Daniela Capistrano, DCAP MEDIA. Music: Ben Draghi and also courtesy of ZZK records.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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