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Gender Reveal

160 EpisodesProduced by Tuck WoodstockWebsite

Welcome to Gender Reveal, a podcast about nonbinary and transgender folks. Join us as we interview notable trans guests, analyze current events, answer advice questions and get a little bit closer to understanding what the heck gender is.

160 Episodes | 2018 - 2022

Episode 125: Jackson King

June 27th, 2022


Tuck speaks with UK-based writer Jackson King (he/him). Topics include:

  • Structural barriers to gender-affirming care faced by fat trans people

Episode 124: Gretchen Felker-Martin

June 20th, 2022


Tuck and Ozzy speak with Manhunt author Gretchen Felker-Martin (she/her). Topics include:

  • Writing a book for trans freaks
  • Reclaiming the …

Episode 123: Fran Tirado

June 13th, 2022


Tuck speaks with Fran Tirado (she/they), co-host of Like a Virgin and Food 4 Thot. Topics include:

  • Queer reality show concepts and non-monogamous TV …

Episode 122: Amy Schneider

June 6th, 2022


Tuck and Ozzy speak with Jeopardy champion Amy Schneider (she/her). Topics include:

  • How going on national TV helped with vocal dysphoria (and gave …

Episode 121: Imogen Binnie

May 23rd, 2022


Tuck speaks with Imogen Binnie (she/her), author of Nevada. Topics include:

  • Revisiting Nevada 10-15 yrs later, obvi! 
  • MichFest, Trans Camp, and …

Episode 120: Jo Krishnakumar

May 16th, 2022


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

  • The neurodivergent need to take …

Episode 119: TAYLOR ALXNDR

May 9th, 2022


Tuck speaks with musician, drag performer, and community organizer TAYLOR ALXNDR (they/she) Topics include:

  • Drag as a political organizing tool
  • “I …

Episode 118: Avery Tucker

May 2nd, 2022

Tuck speaks with Avery Tucker (he/him) from Girlpool. Topics include:
  • Losing control of your voice… as a touring musician. 
  • Learning to accept the …

Episode 117: Edgar Gomez

April 25th, 2022

Tuck speaks with Edgar Gomez (he/she/they), author of the memoir High-Risk Homosexual. Topics include:
  • TFW Facebook suggests that you friend-request …

Episode 116: River Butcher

April 18th, 2022


Tuck speaks with stand-up comic and actor River Butcher (he/they). Topics include:

  • Bisexual men of dyke experience
  • If men have hurt me, how do I …

BONUS: Trans Day of Visibility (and Snacks) 2022

March 31st, 2022


After Tuck makes a few exciting announcements, Vidhya Aravind and Erique Zhang share their perspectives on what trans visibility means and who it serves. 

Find Erique Zhang at and @er_ique. Find Vidhya …

BONUS: The Homo Schedule (feat. Leo Sheng)

February 22nd, 2022

Afte an exciting merch announcement, Tuck shares a new episode of the Homo Schedule, featuring queer actors Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson and Leo …

Episode 115: Ev’Yan Whitney

January 31st, 2022


Tuck speaks with sex educator and ~sensualist~ Ev’Yan Whitney (they/she). Topics include:

  • What sensuality looks like when it’s painful to be in your …

Episode 114: Krys Malcolm Belc

January 24th, 2022


Tuck speaks with Krys Malcolm Belc (he/him), author of The Natural Mother of the Child. Topics include:

  • Parallels between being pregnant and …

Episode 113: D’lo

January 17th, 2022


Producer Ozzy(!) speaks with actor, writer and comic D’lo (he/him). Topics include:

  • Creating a trilogy of solo shows about transition & queer …

Episode 112: Io (from Bum Lung)

January 10th, 2022


Tuck speaks with printmaker, comic-doer, and A.B.O. cofounder Io (they/them), who also started the whole “be gay do crime” thing. 

Topics include:

Episode 111: K Agbebiyi

January 3rd, 2022


Tuck speaks with writer, organizer, and #8toAbolition cofounder K Adetoyin Agbebiyi (they/them). Topics include:

  • An abolitionist take on “cancel …

Episode 110: Gender 801 + Checking in with Mckenzee Griffler

December 27th, 2021


Tuck catches up with BFF of the show Mckenzee Griffler (she/her) before tackling another stack of advice questions. Topics include:

  • How do I know if …

Episode 109: Ezra Furman

December 20th, 2021


Tuck speaks with musician Ezra Furman (she/they). Topics include:

  • Gender as a religion; transness as a mystical cult
  • The power of taking control …

Episode 108: Da’Shaun Harrison

December 13th, 2021


Tuck speaks with theorist, author, and abolitionist Da’Shaun Harrison (they/them). Topics include:

  • The way fatness functions as its own gender

Episode 107: Calvin Kasulke

December 6th, 2021


Tuck speaks with Calvin Kasulke (he/him), author of Several People Are Typing. Topics include:

  • The secret(?!?) baby-trans subtext of Calvin’s debut …

Episode 106: Yeonsoo Julian Kim

November 29th, 2021


Tuck speaks with game designer and cultural consultant Yeonsoo Julian Kim (they/she). Topics include:  

  • Creating games where every playable …

Episode 105: Chase Strangio

November 22nd, 2021


Tuck speaks with lawyer and trans advocate Chase Strangio (he/they). Topics include:  

  • Why everything is going to keep getting worse (sorry!)
  • How …

Episode 104: Jackie Ess

November 15th, 2021


Tuck speaks with Jackie Ess (she/her), author of Darryl. Topics include:  

  • The future of trans literature (whatever that means)
  • Writing from the …

Episode 103: Frankie de la Cretaz

November 8th, 2021


Tuck speaks with sports writer Frankie de la Cretaz (they/them). Topics include:  

  • Can sports be reformed?
  • How do trans sports bans affect transmasc …

Episode 102: Live in NYC!

November 1st, 2021


Tuck speaks with writer Denne Michele Norris (she/her), cartoonist Mattie Lubchansky (they/them) and organizer Mateo Guerrero (he/they) at Starr Bar …

Episode 101: Gender 101, revisited.

October 25th, 2021


Welcome to Gender Reveal! This week, we revisit our very first episode — and by “revisit” I mean “throw the entire thing out and start from scratch.”

BONUS: bad news / good news!

August 17th, 2021


Tuck explains what's going on with this season of Gender Reveal, and announces our upcoming live show.

Buy live show tickets at

Browse our limited-edition August merch in our nonprofit merch …

Episode 100E: Carmen Maria Machado

August 12th, 2021


Tuck chats with author Carmen Maria Machado (she/her) to wrap up Cis Day of Visibility. Topics include:

  • The horrors of living in a gendered body

Episode 100D: Tobin Low

August 9th, 2021


Tuck chats with Nancy co-creator Tobin Low (he/him) as Cis Day of Visibility continues. Topics include:

  • Lessons learned from making Nancy
  • What does …

BONUS: Wait, Is This a Date?

August 5th, 2021


Whoops! We made an episode for today, but instead of airing it, we're sharing a new podcast that we're genuinely hyped to hear.

Learn more about Wait, Is thIs a Date? on Autostraddle. Find them on Twitter and Instagram …

Episode 100C: Lola Pellegrino

August 2nd, 2021


Tuck chats with nurse practitioner and HRT provider Lola Pellegrino (she/her) as Cis Day of Visibility continues. Topics include:

  • Reimagining …

Episode 100B: Sam Sanders

July 29th, 2021


Tuck chats with NPR’s Sam Sanders (he/him) as Cis Day of Visibility continues. Topics include:

  • Pushing the limits of “objectivity” rules
  • “We get to …

Episode 100A: Justin McElroy

July 26th, 2021


Tuck kicks off Cis Day of Visibility with the help of podcaster and author Justin McElroy (he/him). 

Topics include:

  • Using video games as an empathy …

BONUS: Cancel Me, Daddy (ft. Emily VanDerWerff)

July 19th, 2021


In lieu of a new Gender Reveal interview, please enjoy this excellent episode of Cancel Me, Daddy by Katelyn Burns and Oliver-Ash Kleine.

In this conversation, the hosts chat with Emily VanDerWerff about her Vox article …

Episode 99: Checking in with LaTisha Rico

July 12th, 2021


Tuck catches up with Diné artist and youth worker LaTisha Rico (they/them). Topics include:

  • Raising a nonbinary Indigenous baby as a nonbinary …

Episode 98: Checking in with Gaby Dunn

July 5th, 2021


Tuck catches up with author and podcast host Gaby Dunn (they/them). Topics include:

  • Refusing to be palatable 
  • Working through internalized …

Episode 97: Checking in with Mal Blum

June 28th, 2021


Tuck catches up with musician Mal Blum (they/them). Topics include:

  • Going on testosterone as a professional singer
  • Being mistaken for someone’s str8 …

Episode 96B: John Paul Brammer (a.k.a. ¡Hola Papi!)

June 24th, 2021


Tuck chats with John Paul Brammer, author of ¡Hola Papi!, in the second half of this special two-part queer advice episode.

Topics include:

Episode 96A: Maddy Court (a.k.a. Xena Worrier Princess)

June 21st, 2021


Tuck chats with Maddy Court (she/her), author of The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend Is My Girlfriend, in the first half of this special two-part …

Episode 95: Checking in with Carta Monir

June 14th, 2021


Tuck catches up with zine-maker and pornographer Carta Monir (she/her). Topics include:

  • What porn archives can teach us about queer history
  • From …

Episode 94: Checking in with Kirby Conrod

June 7th, 2021


Tuck catches up with nonbinary linguist Kirby Conrod (they/them). Topics include: 

  • Are pronoun-go-arounds for cis people?
  • Gender as a local social …

BONUS: grant deadline & other updates

April 27th, 2021


Hey everyone! Sorry for the late notice, but our grant program is open now through April 30. More details in this tiny episode. 




Episode 93: Jeffrey Marsh

March 29th, 2021


Tuck speaks with activist and author Jeffrey Marsh (they/them). (CW: mentions of transphobia and suicidality.) Topics include: 

  • Why labels can’t fix …

Episode 92: Francisco J. Galarte

March 22nd, 2021


Tuck speaks with Francisco J. Galarte (he/him). Dr. Galarte is the author of Brown Trans Figurations and a founding editor of TSQ: Transgender …

Episode 91: Torrey Peters

March 15th, 2021


Tuck speaks with Torrey Peters (she/her), author of Detransition, Baby. Topics include: 

  • A brief history of t4t tattoos
  • The secrets of real-life …

Episode 90: Gender 603

March 8th, 2021


Tuck answers more advice questions with BFF of the show Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). Topics include:

  • How do I come out to my boyfriend?
  • Can cis …

Episode 89: Gender 602

March 1st, 2021


Tuck answers advice questions with Tehya (they/them), a nonbinary therapist. Topics include:

  • Are my recent dysphoria feelings “real”? 
  • Do I have to …

Episode 88: Noah Adams

February 22nd, 2021


Tuck speaks with Noah Adams (he/him), co-author of Trans and Autistic. Topics include:

  • Are transness and autism connected in some way?
  • The …

Episode 87: Tre’vell Anderson

February 15th, 2021


Tuck speaks with culture and entertainment journalist Tre’vell Anderson (they/them). Topics include:

  • What Black film history can tell us about the …

Episode 86: Zackary Drucker

February 8th, 2021


Tuck speaks with artist, filmmaker, and cultural producer Zackary Drucker (she/her). Topics include:

  • How a trans con artist taught Zackary to cut …

Episode 85: Diamond Stylz

February 1st, 2021


Tuck speaks with Diamond Stylz (she/her), creator of Marsha’s Plate and executive director of Black Trans Women Inc. Topics include:

  • Does trans …

Episode 84: Hil Malatino

January 25th, 2021


Tuck speaks with scholar and Trans Care author Hil Malatino (he/they). Topics include:

  • Why we can’t talk about gender without talking about race
  • How …

Episode 83: Salimatu Amabebe

January 18th, 2021


Tuck speaks with multimedia artist and Black Feast founder Salimatu Amabebe (he/they).

Topics include:

  • Feeling denied access to "womanhood" as a …

Episode 82: Ari Robbins Greene

January 11th, 2021


Tuck speaks with lawyer and TLC-reality-special star Ari Robbins Greene (they/he). Topics include:

  • Giving birth on a TV show
  • Pregnancy advice for …

Episode 81: Kai Cheng Thom

January 4th, 2021


Tuck speaks with author and community worker Kai Cheng Thom (she/her) in our longest episode ever. Topics include:

  • The harm of problematic/pure and …

Episode 80: Casper Cendre

December 28th, 2020


Tuck speaks with prison abolitionist and A.B.O. Comix cofounder Casper Cendre (he/they). 

Topics include:

  • Becoming a better ally for incarcerated …

Episode 79: Mauree Turner

December 21st, 2020


Tuck speaks with Oklahoma representative Mauree Turner (they/she), the first openly nonbinary state legislator in the United States. 

Topics include:

Episode 78: Gender 601

December 14th, 2020


Tuck answers our trickiest advice questions yet with BFF of the show Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). 

Topics include:

  • How do I stop caring about what …

Episode 77: Imara Jones

December 7th, 2020


In the Season 6 premiere, we speak with Imara Jones (she/her), founder of TransLash Media and host of the TransLash Podcast.

Topics include:

  • Why …

BONUS: Happy Elliot Page Day!

December 1st, 2020


In this tiny bonus episode, Tuck makes a big announcement about Season 6, and recommends a few podcasts to listen to while you wait:

BONUS: Election Day Check-In

November 3rd, 2020


In which Tuck whispers to you in their closet for what might be one four-minute run-on sentence. 

Share the last thing that brought you joy (or just browse a lot of very good animal photos):

BONUS: Grants, Mutual Aid, and Laverne Cox on LGBTQ&A

October 26th, 2020


This week, Tuck belatedly announces our latest grant program and mutual aid fund. (Applications due by 10/31.) Then, we listen to Jeffrey Masters interview Laverne Cox on acclaimed queer interview podcast LGBTQ&A.

BONUS: Fire, Fanny Packs, and the TransLash Podcast

September 8th, 2020


This week, Tuck chats a bit before sharing an episode of the TransLash Podcast, a new show that covers news, culture and politics from a trans …

BONUS: "I'm Seeing My Liberation Right Now"

August 24th, 2020


This week, Tuck shares an excerpt from Transcriptsa new trans activism podcast by the Tretter Transgender Oral History Project.

Subscribe to 

Episode 76: Hideo Higashibaba

August 10th, 2020


In the Season 5 finale (finally!!!), we celebrate Leo season by speaking with audio producer, stand-up comic and drag queen Hideo Higashibaba …

BONUS: A chaotic check-in from Tuck

July 22nd, 2020


In this bonus episode, Tuck says hi because they miss you and everything happens so much.

Other media referenced:

Episode 75: Addison Rose Vincent

June 30th, 2020


This week, we speak with nonbinary advocate Addison Rose Vincent (they/them). Topics include:

  • Rushing sororities as the only trans person on campus

BONUS: Protests, SCOTUS, and "thinking about the think pieces" with Queersplaining

June 22nd, 2020


Tuck rambles for fifteen consecutive minutes (oops!), then shares their conversation with Callie Wright about media literacy, passive voice, “objectivity,” and whether you can trust media coverage of protests. 

This …

BONUS: Dominique, Riah, Layleen, and Alyssa Pariah

June 16th, 2020


Tuck gives a quick overview of the many breaking trans news stories from the last few days. Then, we revisit our conversation with activist and labor …

Episode 74: Vidhya Aravind

June 9th, 2020


This week, we speak with activist Vidhya Aravind (she/her). Topics include:

  • Police accountability vs police abolition
  • The value of failure in …

BONUS: Protests, Pride, & Police (feat. Morgan Givens)

June 2nd, 2020


In this week’s episode, Tuck discusses Black trans allyship, queer racism; why cops aren’t your friends; and how this all relates to Pride Month. Then, we revisit our chat with storyteller Morgan Givens (he/him/they), …

Episode 73: Atlas Easton

May 25th, 2020


Tuck speaks with artist and fellow Sagittarius Atlas Easton (they/them). Topics include:

  • Raising a kid as a nonbinary parent (not a mom!)
  • Being an …

Episode 72: Vico Ortiz

May 18th, 2020


Tuck speaks with actor Vico Ortiz (they/he/she), whose credits include American Horror Story, Vida, and These Thems. Topics include:

  • Auditioning for …

Episode 71: Daniel M. Lavery

April 8th, 2020


Tuck speaks with writer Daniel M. Lavery (he/him) of Dear Prudence, the Toast, and Something That May Shock and Discredit You. Topics include:

Episode 70: Mari Wrobi

April 1st, 2020


Tuck speaks with trans, queer, and intersex activist Mari Wrobi (they/them). Topics include:

  • Being the only trans person at your middle school.
  • Why …

Episode 69(!): Gender 502 with Tehya & Taegan

March 24th, 2020


In this extra-nice episode, Tuck answers listener questions with their roommates Taegan Wolfe (they) and Tehya (they). Topics include:

  • Navigating a …

Episode 68: Farhat Rahman

March 17th, 2020


Tuck speaks with Bangladeshi Muslim artist and organizer (and Gender Reveal grant winner) Farhat Rahman (they/he). Topics include:

  • Bangladeshi …

Episode 67: Niko Stratis

March 2nd, 2020


Tuck speaks with Canadian writer and activist Niko Stratis (she/her). Topics include:

  • Safety tips and advice for protesting anti-trans activists

Episode 66: Elijah Forbes

February 24th, 2020


Tuck speaks with two-spirit artist and Gender Reveal grant winner Elijah Forbes (he/him). Topics include:

  • “What does being a man mean, and how …

Episode 65: Gender 501

February 17th, 2020


Tuck answers listener questions with Mckenzee Griffler (she/her) at our first Gender Reveal live show. Topics include:

  • Am I trans enough to try HRT?

Episode 64: Paige Kreisman

February 10th, 2020


Tuck speaks with Paige Kreisman (she/her), a democratic socialist running for statewide office. (See content warnings below.) Topics include:

  • Why …

Episode 63: Alyssa Pariah

February 3rd, 2020


Tuck speaks with activist and labor organizer Alyssa Pariah (she/her) at Gender Reveal’s first live show. Topics include:

  • What trans healthcare …

Episode 62: Cyrus Dunham

January 27th, 2020


In the Season Five premiere, Tuck speaks with Cyrus Dunham (he/him), author of the memoir A Year Without a Name. Topics include:

  • Top surgery’s role …

BONUS: updates galore (feat. Queersplaining)

December 10th, 2019


In this bonus episode, Tuck updates listeners about all matter of topics in the Gender Reveal universe, including (but not limited to) Gender Reveal …

Episode 61: Lewis Raven Wallace

October 17th, 2019


In the Season Four finale, Tuck speaks with journalist Lewis Raven Wallace (ze or he). Topics include:

  • Why transphobia and homophobia aren't binary

BONUS: SCOTUS LGBTQ Discrimination Cases

October 9th, 2019


In this bonus episode, Tuck breaks down three landmark LGBTQ cases argued in the United States Supreme Court earlier today.

Additional references:

Episode 60: Gender 402

September 21st, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck answers listener questions with BFF of the show Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). Topics include:

  • Am I secretly cis?
  • Who is …

Episode 59: Brooke Stepp

September 13th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with somatic therapist and politicized healer Brooke Stepp (they/them). Topics include:

  • Tips for finding a …

BONUS: We're Late, So Tuck Shares Their Secret Feelings

September 9th, 2019


This week's episode is going to be a little late — so what if Tuck vamped by telling you all of their secret personal feelings and experiences from the last week? It's.... a lot! 

Content warnings: (5:00–8:00) …

Episode 58: Elle Halo

September 2nd, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Gender Reveal grant winner and LGBTQ+ advocate Elle Halo (she/her). Topics include:

  • How other LGBTQ+ folks …

Episode 57: Jery Che

August 26th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Jery Che (they/them), founder of Stick to Resist. See below for content warnings. Topics include:

  • Traveling …

BONUS: You're Wrong About... Stonewall

August 19th, 2019


This week on the show, Tuck flies away to what may or may not be gender hell [EDIT: boy howdy, it was], leaving journalists Sarah Marshall (she/her) and Michael Hobbes (he/him) to fill in by sharing an extra-queer, …

Episode 56: Emma Jayne

August 12th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with cartoonist Emma Jayne (she/her), author of Trans Girls Hit the Town and co-host of We Should Be Friends. …

Episode 55: Morgen Bromell

August 5th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Morgen Bromell (they/them), the founder of the queer dating/connection app Thurst. Topics include:

  • How …

Episode 54: Sam Long

July 29th, 2019


In this week’s episode, guest host Mckenzee Griffler (she/her) speaks with Gender Reveal grant winner Sam Long (he/him), a high school biology …

Episode 53: Kai Minosh Pyle

July 22nd, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Gender Reveal grant winner Kai Minosh Pyle (they/them), whose work includes Two-Spirit education and …

Episode 52: Callie Wright

July 15th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Callie Wright (she/her), creator of the podcast Queersplaining. Topics include:

  • Shifting away from …

Episode 51: Nwaobiala

July 8th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with multimedia artist Nwaobiala (they/them), one of several Gender Reveal spring grant winners. Topics include:

Episode 50(!): Maia Kobabe

July 1st, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with author and illustrator Maia Kobabe  (e/em/eir), creator of the memoir Gender Queer. (Buy eir book!)Topics …

Episode 49: Morgan Givens

June 24th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with storyteller Morgan Givens (he/him), creator of the critically acclaimed Flyest Fables podcast. Topics …

Episode 48: Katelyn Burns

June 17th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with journalist Katelyn Burns (she/her). Topics include:

  • How can we combat bad reporting on trans topics?
  • Do …

Episode 47: Gender 401

June 9th, 2019


Happy Pride! In this week’s episode, Tuck answers listener questions with BFF of the show Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). Topics include:

  • Deciding …

BONUS: Tuck Answers Gender Questions on VWPA

April 1st, 2019


In this week’s crossover bonus episode, Tuck answers gender questions with Nichole and Everett on the Vegan Warrior Princesses Attack podcast. …

Episode 46: Thomas Page McBee

March 19th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with masculinity expert Thomas Page McBee (he/him), author of Amateur and Man Alive. Topics include:

  • What does …

Episode 45: Jack Malstrom

March 11th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Portland Two-Spirit Society interim director Jack Malstrom (he or she). [CW: colonization/genocide; suicide …

BONUS: Five Shows That Aren't Gender Reveal

March 5th, 2019


Bad news: there isn't a new Gender Reveal episode this week. Tuck was out of town working on an exciting new project that we'll tell you about... someday. 

Good news: We're sharing trailers for five other podcasts this …

Episode 44: Caitlin Benedict

February 25th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Caitlin Benedict (they/them), creator of the BBC’s NB podcast. Topics include:

  • Airing your gender journey …

Episode 43: Caleb Luna

February 18th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with writer, activist, teacher, performer, fat babe and Ph.D. student Caleb Luna (they/them). (cw: mentions of …

Episode 42: Monix Juarbe

February 11th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with nonbinary Puerto Rican Monix Juarbe (they/them). Topics include:

  • The loneliness of being a 40-year-old …

Episode 41: Gender 301

February 4th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck answers more listener questions with activist Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). Topics include:

  • Do you need dysphoria to be …

Episode 40: Carta Monir

January 28th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with cartoonist Carta Monir (she/her). Topics include:

  • Why comics are an ideal medium to talk about trans …

Episode 39: Grover Wehman-Brown

January 21st, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Grover Wehman-Brown (she/they), founder of the podcast Masculine Birth Ritual. (CW: transphobia and medical …

Episode 38: Torri Rubi

January 14th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Portland chef and self-described genderless feral child Torri Rubi (she/they). Topics include:

  • Dressing up …

Episode 37: Mckenzee Griffler

January 7th, 2019


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with documentarian and Gender Reveal contributor Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). [Note: this name and pronouns have been updated since the original interview; see Episode 110 for more …

Episode 36C: Mo Tester

January 4th, 2019


In this week’s final mini-episode, Tuck speaks with Mo Tester (they/them), co-creator of the Parenting is Political podcast. Topics include:

  • Being …

Episode 36B: Diego Girgado

January 2nd, 2019


In this week’s second mini-episode, Tuck speaks with Diego Girgado (they/them) of the Strength United Family Justice Center. Topics include:

Episode 36A: Rae White

December 31st, 2018


In this week’s first mini-episode, Tuck speaks with poet and zinester Rae White (they/them) of #EnbyLife. Topics include:

  • Being trans in …

Episode 35: Aubri Qian

December 24th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with LGBTQ advocate and diversity & inclusion professional Aubri Qian (she/her/hersss). Topics include:

  • Tips …

Episode 34: Mac Bolt

December 17th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with queer anthropologist Mac Bolt (they/them). Topics include:

  • Traveling the country interviewing nonbinary folx

Episode 33: Sonalee Rashatwar

December 10th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with social worker, sex therapist, and radical educator Sonalee Rashatwar (they/she). (CW: body image trauma, …

BONUS: A Grant Announcement, Sorta

December 1st, 2018


In this bonus mini-ep, Tuck shares two plot twists regarding the inaugural Gender Reveal grant and gets u pumped for season three.


Episode 31.5: Trans Folks Win the U.S. Midterms

November 12th, 2018


In this bonus episode, Tuck recaps several of the trans and queer success stories of the U.S. midterm election, and shares the date of the Gender Reveal season 3 premiere(!)

Read more: Over 150 LGBTQ candidates claim …

Episode 31: Diana James, Sophie Corvidae, and the GRA

October 24th, 2018


[CN: mentions of assault, transphobia, suicide]

In this special bonus episode, Tuck speaks with Diana James (she/her) and Sophie Corvidae (xe/xir) …

BONUS: Dr. Z Nicolazzo w/ Feminist Killjoys PhD

October 12th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck hands the microphone over to Dr. Raechel Anne Jolie (she/her) and Dr. Melody Hoffmann (she/her). Melody and Raechel …

Episode 30: Gender 202

September 24th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck makes several exciting announcements and answers more listener questions with activist Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). …

Episode 29: Vivek Shraya

September 17th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with musician, author, filmmaker, and visual artist Vivek Shraya (she/her). Topics include:

  • Viewing Hindu gods …

Episode 28: Joanna Cifredo & Rebecca Kling

September 10th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with trans advocates Joanna Cifredo (she/her) and Rebecca Kling (she/her), hosts of the Trans Specific …

Episode 27: Gaby Dunn

September 3rd, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with cis writer, comedian, podcaster and actress Gaby Dunn (she/her). [Content note: passing mentions of suicide …

Episode 26: Madin Ray Lopez

August 27th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Madin Lopez (they/them). [Content note: brief mentions of suicide (20:13) and slavery & assault (36:20)] …

Episode 25: TC Frost

August 20th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with TC Frost (he/they) of the Venture Out Project. Topics include:

  • Transitioning, de-transitioning, and …

Episode 24.9: Public Trans

August 13th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck (literally) finds their way out of the wilderness, and we share the second episode of a brand new nonbinary podcast.

Thank you to Ave Bisesi (they/them) and Mac Maclean (they/them) for …

Episode 24.5: Sarah Esocoff & Friends

August 6th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck hikes through the wilderness, and radio producer Sarah Esocoff (she/her) steps in to share the stories of several queer and trans individuals grappling with what it means to be femme (or not …

Episode 24: Meredith Talusan

July 30th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with award-winning journalist and author Meredith Talusan (she/they), the executive editor of them. Topics …

Episode 23: Gender 201

July 23rd, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck answers more listener questions with filmmaker and activist Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). Topics include:

  • Pronoun …

Episode 22: Ryan Cassata

July 16th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Ryan Cassata (he/him), an award-winning singer-songwriter, actor, performer, writer, LGBTQ activist & …

Episode 21: Ari Monts

July 9th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with writer and Ph.D. student Ari LaRae Monts (they/them), whose research focuses on queer women of color and …

Episode 20: Mattie Lubchansky

July 2nd, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with cartoonist Mattie Lubchansky (they/them). Topics include: 

  • Coming out as queer and genderqueer as an …

Episode 19: Demian DinéYazhi´

June 25th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Indigenous Diné transdisciplinary artist Demian DinéYazhi´(they/them). Demian is the founder and director of the artist/activist initiative R.I.S.E.: Radical Indigenous …

Episode 18: Mal Blum

June 18th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with musician Mal Blum (they/them). Topics include:

  • Is NYC Pride™ evil?
  • Depression tips (and how medication …

Episode 17: Naseem Jamnia

June 11th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with writer and scientist Naseem Jamnia (they/them). Topics include:

  • Why biological sex isn’t a binary (and why …

Episode 16: Riley J. Dennis

June 4th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Riley J. Dennis (she/they), best known for her YouTube videos about LGBTQ+ subjects and intersectional …

Episode 15: Gender 103

April 16th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck answers listener questions with filmmaker and activist Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). Topics include:

  • Misgendering …

Episode 14: AC Dumlao

April 9th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with activist AC Dumlao (they/them), the founder of Call Me They and @menswearselfcare. Topics include:

Episode 13: Kirby Conrod

April 2nd, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Kirby Conrod (they/them), a PhD candidate in linguistics. Among other subjects, Kirby specifically studies …

Episode 12.5: Trans Specific Partnership & Asher Johnson

March 26th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck hands the airwaves over to a series of other LGBTQ storytellers. In Act I, Joanna Cifredo (she/her) and Rebecca Kling (she/her) unpack pretty privilege—and how it intersects with passing …

Episode 12: Kevin Cook/Poison Waters

March 19th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Kevin Cook (he/him), better known as the glamorous Poison Waters (she/her). One of Portland’s most beloved event hosts, Poison is a co-host at the legendary Darcelle XV Showplace

Episode 10: LaTisha Rico

March 5th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with LaTisha “Tish” Rico (she/they). LaTisha is Diné (Navajo) and originally from Na' Neelzhin (Torreon, New Mexico). They identify as an Indigenous feminist and vegan straight edge.  

Episode 9: Mads Ambrose

February 26th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck speaks with Mads Ambrose (they/them), founder of body-positive, all-gender waxing salon Babe Wax. Topics include:

  • Why …

Episode 8: Soleil Ho

February 19th, 2018


In this week’s episode, we speak with Soleil Ho (she/her), a writer, chef, and host of two fantastically intersectional podcasts: Popaganda and

Episode 7: Joey Alison Sayers

February 12th, 2018


In this week’s episode, we speak with cartoonist and generally hilarious person Joey Alison Sayers (she/her). (CW: depression, suicidality, substance …

Episode 6: Gender 102 with Mckenzee Griffler

February 5th, 2018


In this week’s episode, Tuck answers listener questions with filmmaker and activist Mckenzee Griffler (she/her). Topics include:

  • Personal gender …

Episode 5: Leila Haile and Maya Vivas

January 29th, 2018


In this week's episode, we speak with Leila and Haile and Maya Vivas, co-directors of Ori Gallery. Ori is a brand new gallery that seeks to amplify …

Episode 4: Eden Rohatensky

January 22nd, 2018


In this week's episode, we speak with Eden Rohatensky (they/them), a programmer, writer, and musician (Also Also Also, Eden the Cat, Orphan Mothers,

Episode 3: Carlos the Rollerblader

January 15th, 2018


Hey there, gender detectives! In this week's episode, we speak to Carlos the Rollerblader (they/them), a stand-up comic, advice hotline creator, DJ, …

Episode 2: Nicholas Cummins

January 8th, 2018


Welcome to our first official Gender Reveal interview! In this episode, we speak to Brooklyn musician Nicholas Cummins (they/them), founder of the …

Episode 1: Gender 101

January 8th, 2018


Welcome to Gender Reveal! In this mini episode, we review essential gender concepts for listeners who might find it useful.

Topics include:

  • How …

Welcome to Gender Reveal!

January 2nd, 2018


Honestly, what even is gender? And what is Gender Reveal?

We're releasing our first two full episodes very soon! Subscribe now to stay in the loop, …

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