February 8, 2019

Lorne Clarkson and Issa Ismail, the director and subject of the documentary A Year In Transition, join host Jackson Bird to discuss the making of the film and the importance of trans art made by and for trans people.

The three also discuss male privilege as transmasculine people, visible markers of transness, fitting into the community, and more.

Scroll down to watch a trailer for the award-winning film.

You can also watch A Year...

October 18, 2018

If you'd like to enter to win a signed copy of Revolutionary by Alex Myers, follow these steps:

1. Leave a review of Transmission on Apple Podcasts

2. Fill out this entry form!

Fill out the entry form before October 25, 2018 to be eligible. One entry per person. Entrants must additionally leave a review of Transmission on Apple Podcasts. The winner will be chosen at random and contacted via the email address provided by October 2...

October 18, 2018

Author Alex Myers joined host Jackson Bird to discuss his book Revolutionary, a historical fiction novel about his ancestor Deborah Samson.

In the 1780s, Deborah escaped her life of indentured servitude, disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Continental Army under the name Robert Shurtliff.

Alex also shares his experiences coming out as a teenager in the 90s and his current experiences as a boarding school teacher–inclu...

March 31, 2018

Jess Clark, the Education and Prevention Manager at Solace Crisis Treatment Center, joined host Jackson Bird to explain how teaching about gender roles to kids and transgender basics to everyone relates to sexual violence prevention.

We also touch on his own gender journey and life as a new parent – including whether he'll be raising his child without gender.

Get in touch at or via Facebook

You can a...

July 4, 2017

YouTube creator Ash Hardell joined me at VidCon to chat about nonbinary genders, sharing their gender exploration on a public platform, not feeling trans enough, and more.

You can follow Ash at AshHardell on Twitter and YouTube and at GraceHardell on Instagram ;)

You can also buy her book, The ABC's of LGBT, from your local independent bookstore or follow their social media for an announcement about when the free version will be...

May 23, 2017

Activist Naiymah Sanchez joins host Jackson Bird to discuss prison reform, workplace challenges, growing up trans, and how everybody can be better allies.

You can follow Naiymah on Facebook and contribute to the trans visibility campaign she’s leading for ACLU-PA by emailing her at

Some other organizations we referenced include:

March 31, 2017

In honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility, I am so excited to officially announce my brand new podcast, Transmission. You can listen to a sneak peek of Episode Two below. 

Each episode I'll be sitting down with a fellow trans person to chat about their experiences living in the new age of heightened trans visibility – the good, the bad, and surprising.

You can watch the announcement video below. Be sure to bookmar...

March 25, 2017

Well hey there, clever follower. If you're seeing this page, you're one of the very few people who visits my website. As a reward, you get this news early: I'm starting a podcast!

It's called Transmission and it will be launching in April. New episodes will be posted here as well as on my social media, on SoundCloud, and ~eventually~ on iTunes. 

Bookmark this page and follow my social media to be the first to hear when the new p...

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