A Queer Understanding

Dr. Angelica & Cassy Thompson

Weekly conversations about all things queer. A space for members of the LGBTQIA+ community to share our stories, struggles, and triumphs, and talk about how we're breaking glass ceilings and making an impact on society.

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Lee Blinder, Trans Maryland
Aug 29 2023
Lee Blinder, Trans Maryland
What happens when a seasoned activist and advocate for trans rights shares their journey? Lee Blinder, a passionate voice for the LGBTQIA+ community in Maryland, joins us to unfold their incredible story, deeply rooted in their personal experiences and unwavering spirit. As we traverse the intricate landscape of sex, gender, faith, trauma, and liberation, Lee's perspective illuminates the underbelly of our society, laying bare the biases, the systemic injustice, and the urgent need for queer representation in media.We also dissect the phenomenon of sex and gender, unraveling the preconceived notions and misconceptions deeply embedded in our society. The stories of famous athletes like Caster Semenya and the persistent policing of gender norms underscore the challenges faced by trans and non-binary people. In our exploration, we unravel the tangled intersections of gender identity, sexual orientation, acceptance, and the freedom to express oneself. Join us on this enlightening journey with Lee Blinder, as we uncover the intricacies of the queer experience and the path to advocacy.https://www.theguardian.com/science/the-h-word/2015/feb/19/nature-sex-redefined-we-have-never-been-binary http://www.nature.com/news/sex-redefined-1.16943 http://www.newstatesman.com/future-proof/2015/02/sex-isn-t-chromosomes-story-century-misconceptions-about-x-y  Contact the hosts of A Queer Understanding info@aqueerunderstanding.com https://www.aqueerunderstanding.com/ Like, subscribe, & follow FB @aqueerunderstanding IG @aqueerunderstanding Twitter @QueerUnderstand