S5 Ep. 19: ‘The Danger is Larger Because the Voice is Bigger’: Alexandra Billings on What’s Behind the Surge in Anti-Trans Legislation

fiction/non/fiction

Apr 14 2022 • 44 mins


Award-winning actor and LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS activist Alexandra Billings joins co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss the spate of recent anti-Trans bills and American misogyny. Billings reads from her new memoir, This Time for Me, and talks about her life as a Trans woman, her career as a teacher, and her experiences on the show Transparent. To hear the full episode, subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app (include the forward slashes when searching). You can also listen by streaming from the player below. Check out video versions of our interviews on the Fiction/Non/Fiction Instagram account, the Fiction/Non/Fiction YouTube Channel, and our show website: https://www.fnfpodcast.net/ This podcast is produced by Anne Kniggendorf, Hayley Brown, Zoë Harper, America Fontenot, and Ross Whitehead. Selected readings for the episode:  Alexandra Billings This Time For Me  Transparent Wicked The Nap Transparent The Connors How To Get Away With Murder Others Track Trans Legislation The Phil Donahue Show Vladimir Putin: J.K. Rowling and Russia Are Victims of Western “Cancel Culture” Arizona governor signs bills limiting transgender rights, abortion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices