Black Trans Stories Matter: Eddie Takes Healing Into His Own Hands

The TMI Project Story Hour

Feb 22 2023 • 14 mins

The second episode of Season 5 of The TMI Project Podcast: Black Trans Stories Matter features Eddie Maisonet. Eddie is a storyteller, teaching artist, and performer based in NYC, born and raised in Boston, MA. He is a queer, trans, disabled, black boricua: identities that create rich material from which to craft stories based on experience. Eddie is also a dog enthusiast, enjoying everything from looking at canines to one day training them professionally. You can find him on Instagram @EddieMStoryteller or

This episode was mixed/mastered by Stevie Manns (they/them) and produced in partnership with Radio Kingston. TMI Project’s Black Trans Stories Matter program was created by Cece Suazo (she/her).

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Kiebpoli Calnek (they/them), Host, Writer, Editor
Erik Harris (he/him), Host, Writer, Editor
Eddie Maisonet (he/him), Storyteller

- When have you taken your healing into your own hands?

Eva Tenuto (she/her), Executive and Artistic Director / Co-founder
Blake Pfeil (he/him), Operations and Programs Manager
Laura Marie Ruocco (she/her), Marketing and Digital Coordinator