In the top center, white text set against a pink backdrop reads “Trans and Caffeinated. The Podcast.” Underneath this text is an image of Chris, a Black trans masculine person with short, curly, brown hair. They are holding a black and white cat in one hand, and a brown chicken in the other. They are smiling and wearing a blue t-shirt, and standing against a yellow house with a white window frame. On the bottom right corner of this image is a blue square with white text, reading “Episode 15. Chris Mcauley (he/they). Underneath this square, against a pink backdrop, is white text reading “...on wacky animals, the new Double Bubble, and Getchu Some Gear.” Behind the photo on the left side is a vertical light blue square.

Trans and Caffeinated, Episode 15: Chris Mcauley (he/they) on wacky animals, the new Double Bubble, and Getchu Some Gear

Chris Mcauley (he/they) on wacky animals, the new Double Bubble, and Getchu Some Gear is now available on: SpotifyApple PodcastsAnchorGoogle PodcastsBreakerOvercastPocket CastsRadio PublicRSS Feed SOCIAL IG: @Getchu some gear Twitter: @Getchu some gear  PAYMENT Venmo: @bleeeeeez Transcription Arielle: Bok bok.  Who’s there?  Chris Mcauley.  Chris Mcauley who? Did you know that Chris Mcauley has chickens? It’s …

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mage description: In the top center, white text set against a pink backdrop reads “Trans and Caffeinated. The Podcast.” Underneath this text is an image of Lex, a white non-binary person with short, curly, brown hair and a white button down shirt. Their head is resting on their right hand, and they are laying down on a pink and blue mat. They have bright blue eyes and a neutral expression. On the bottom right corner of this image is a blue square with white text, reading “Episode 14. Mx. Lex Pe’er Horwitz (they/them). Underneath this square, against a pink backdrop, is white text reading “...dismantling the road maps of gender transition.” Behind the photo on the left side is a vertical light blue square.

Trans and Caffeinated, Episode 14: Mx. Lex Pe’er Horwitz (they/them) on dismantling the road maps of gender transition

You can listen to Mx. Lex Pe’er Horwitz (they/them) on dismantling the road maps of gender transition, now available on: AnchoriTunes (Apple Podcasts) SpotifyRSS FeedIt will also be available on Google Play, Breaker, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and Radio Public before EOD today (12/13/21). Will update post information when available. SOCIAL IG: @lex_horwitzTwitter: @lex_horwitzTikTok: @lex_horwitzFacebook: Mx. …

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In the top center, white text set against a pink backdrop reads “Trans and Caffeinated. The Podcast.” Underneath this text is an image of Felix, a Vietnamese-American trans masculine person, stands between two large green plants. They have short, dark hair, a light blue, floral-collared, button down shirt, and rust-colored pants. They’re leaning one arm on a white planter, with a subtle smile aimed toward the camera. “Felix Tran (he/they).” Underneath this square, against a pink backdrop, is white text reading “...on cancel culture, being horny, and softvelvetboy.” Behind the photo on the left side is a vertical light blue square.

Trans and Caffeinated, Episode 13: Felix Tran (he/they) on cancel culture, being horny, and softvelvetboy

You can listen to Felix Tran on cancel culture, being horny, and softvelvetboy on:AnchoriTunes (Apple Podcasts)SpotifyOvercastPocket CastsRadio PublicRSS Feed SOCIAL@softvelvetboy@coffeeatlarge@fuelcoffeeseattle @union_coffee_ LINKSsoftvelvetboyLiving Artists Collective Transcription (trans cription…) Arielle: Have you heard of Felix Tran? …no? Well, that’s surprising! Felix is a Seattle-based, Vietnamese-American, transgender artist voted most likely to have huge bursts of energy at 1:00 …

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Arielle, a white trans woman with medium-length brown hair, holds two orange CVS pill bottles in front of her. She smiles and holds her body on an angle. She's inside of a Starbucks, standing in front of a wall stocked with bags of coffee.

On Trans Feminine Healthcare: 5+ Super Relevant Tidbits the Doc Failed to Mention

Relevant information, tips, and tricks that I’ve learned by navigating medical transition as a trans feminine non-binary person. Some of this information is also relevant to trans masculine and/or other non-binary experiences (in many of the examples I list, trans masculine folks experience a near inverse of what I describe), while some is far too specific to be applicable.

Some Women Have Penises. Get Over It.

I will never be a cisgender woman, and that’s okay. My womanhood is no less valid than any cisgender woman’s just because I’m trans. My lack of a uterus or vagina, my facial hair growth, my Y chromosome – none of these make me any less woman. Some women have penises, and frankly, it’s time that people get over it.

Transgender Healthcare Is Not Cosmetic. Employers, It’s Time to Offer Comprehensive Care.

Go to bat with insurance companies and demand trans-inclusive healthcare. Make clear to these companies that you will no longer pay into their plans if they decline to offer comprehensive coverage for gender-affirming care. Once you’ve developed a fully accessible, comprehensive benefits package for transgender employees, distribute this information company-wide.

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Tune into Instagram on 2/27 at 5PM EST to watch my speech LIVE!

Hi everybody!! I am VERY excited to announce that THIS Thursday, 2/27 at 5PM, I am going LIVE on Instagram! I am scheduled to speak at the Gender Education and Demystification Symposium (GEMS) in SLC, Utah to address what mental health providers can do to better support transgender clients. I’ll be talking about my childhood, …

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Trans Existence and this Crazy Little Thing Called “Passing”

“I dream of a world in which ‘passing’ is a dead concept and people everywhere are simply allowed to be and to live and feel amazing and beautiful and wonderful just the way that they are. Unfortunately, achieving that on a global scale is a long fight away. But on a much smaller scale, each of us has some amount of power in empowering and validating all of our trans siblings.”

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