Episode 120: Jo Krishnakumar

Gender Reveal

May 16 2022 • 53 mins


Tuck speaks with writer and researcher Jo Krishnakumar (they/them). (CW: anti-trans violence 37-42) Topics include:

  • The neurodivergent need to take your pain and put it into ~projects~
  • How casteism continues to impact queer and trans spaces
  • Reimagining “the closet” as a cave, a balcony, or a nest
  • How different trans communities interact in India
  • Plus: Googling "Am I gay?”

This Week in Gender: New study shows that trans kids stay trans. (Riley MacLeod weighs in.)

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Associate Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman
Logo: Ira M. Leigh
Music: Breakmaster Cylinder
Additional Music: “Vela Vela” by Blue Dot Sessions
Sponsors: Bistitchual & Queer Candle Co (promo code: GENDER10)