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TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones

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With anti-trans violence and political backlash at all-time highs, award-winning journalist Imara Jones hosts the TransLash podcast, where trans people and allies talk back about what matters most and discuss how to create a fairer world for all.Subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts: translash.o… read more

35 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Replay: Native Americans and Trans Rights

November 25th, 2021


In this Native American History Month replay special from 2020, Imara discusses with Deb Haaland, now Secretary of the Interior and former Congresswoman, how her Navajo heritage inspires her to fight for trans rights. …

Netflix v. The Trans Community

November 11th, 2021


Host Imara Jones peers behind the curtain of Netflix to see what the Dave Chappelle controversy reveals about the operations and values of the …

Intersex and Trans

October 28th, 2021


Host Imara Jones sits down with the groundbreaking intersex activist Sean Saifa Wall. Saifa, who is Black, intersex and trans discusses how those who are intersex shift our fundamental understanding of gender and the …

Cancel Me, Daddy: Shame On Chappelle

October 16th, 2021


Imara sits down with Cancel Me, Daddy hosts Oliver-Ash Kleine and Katelyn Burns to talk about Dave Chappelle’s hate-speech in his special “The Closer” as well as the greed of Netflix and how Donald Trump’s shadow is all …

Latinx Heritage Month

October 14th, 2021


Host Imara Jones sits down to discuss the importance of Latinx trans identities in the fight for transgender rights overall with Jennicet Gutiérrez, National Organizer at La: Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement and …

A Conversation with Dr. Rachel Levine

September 30th, 2021


Award-winning journalist Imara Jones sits down with Dr. Rachel Levine, the Assistant Secretary for Health at the US Department of Health and Human services, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on trans and other …

Money, Power and A Radical Vision

September 21st, 2021


Over the past three episodes of our first ever mini-series, Imara has detailed the institutions that are the major components of the anti-trans hate machine. But in this episode we dive into the people funding this …

Transphobia In A Suit

July 26th, 2021


In the third episode of the TransLash Media’s mini-series The Anti-Trans Hate Machine, Imara investigates the influence the Heritage Foundation had …

A Coordinated Attack on Trans Youth

July 12th, 2021


In episode 2 of 4 of The Anti-Trans Hate Machine mini-series, we investigate and uncover the forces and organizations responsible for the reinforcement of bills meant to ban trans youth from access to life-saving and …

It's Not Really About Sports

June 24th, 2021


In the opening episode for TransLash Media’s riveting new mini-series, our trusted award-winning journalist Imara Jones introduces us to a key component of the anti-trans hate machine through a historic case: Hecox v. …

TransLash Presents: Gender Reveal

June 14th, 2021


This week, Imara shares another podcast TransLash listeners are sure to love: Gender Reveal.

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

The Anti-Trans Hate Machine: A Plot Against Equality - Trailer

June 7th, 2021


Amid a record-setting year of anti-transgender legislation, TransLash Media presents our new limited-series podcast, The Anti-Trans Hate Machine. This four-part program takes us behind the curtain of the dark money, …

TransLash Presents: Transcripts

May 20th, 2021


This week, Imara shares another podcast TransLash listeners are sure to love: Transcripts.

All over the South, trans people are fighting to make their homes welcome for all. Even when finding home, or even finding a …

Trans Motherhood

May 6th, 2021


In this week’s episode, Imara welcomes incredible activists and mothers on to the show to commemorate the celebration of Mother’s Day on May 9th. Imara is first joined by Terri Edmonds, mother of Dominique “Rem’mie” …

Trans Reality with TS Madison

April 22nd, 2021


Imara welcomes TS Madison, the incredible entrepreneur, entertainer, and star of the reality TV series The TS Madison Experience, for a colorful and …

Stopping & Healing From Violence

April 8th, 2021


In honor of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Imara welcomes advocate and organizer LaLa Holston-Zannell, who is currently working at the …

Trans Visibility with Leyna Bloom

March 25th, 2021


Imara welcomes the incredible model, actor, dancer and activist Leyna Bloom to the podcast for a conversation about her groundbreaking work. Notably, Leyna will be featured in this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit …

Trans Athletes Speak Out

March 11th, 2021


At a time when so much hate and misinformation about trans athletes is rampant, Imara brings two talented trans competitors on the show to hear their stories and celebrate their accomplishments.

First CeCé Telfer, the …

Black Trans History and Futures

February 25th, 2021


For Black History Month, Imara brings us an episode focused on honoring Black, trans histories and understanding how they can help us envision and build toward bright Black, trans futures. She’s joined by the incredible …

Trans Love

February 11th, 2021


In this Valentine’s Day episode, Imara brings us an entire episode celebrating trans love. First, she sits down with Precious Brady-Davis, who appeared on the TLC special 'My Pregnant Husband' to open about what having …

TransLash Presents: Gender Reveal

February 4th, 2021


This week, Imara shares another podcast TransLash listeners are sure to love: Gender Reveal.

In this episode, host Tuck Woodstock speaks with author and community worker Kai Cheng Thom (she/her) in our longest episode …

The Inauguration and Trans Rights

January 21st, 2021


In this episode, Imara delves into what the new Biden-Harris administration means for trans people. Political analyst Danielle Moodie, who hosts the …

Looking Back at 2020

December 24th, 2020


This week on the TransLash Podcast, we go back and bring you the best segments from our first year with this lookback. As always, we start with a moment of trans joy, hearing Tyler Rodriguez’s palpable glee that comes …

Shop Trans for the Holidays

December 17th, 2020


Imara helps you find your last minute holiday gifts by highlighting trans and non-binary owned businesses to support! She’s joined by Al Sandimirova, …

Mauree Turner Makes History

December 3rd, 2020


This week, we break format for an in-depth interview with Mauree Turner, the first out non-binary state lawmaker in US history who’s also the first Muslim and openly queer state legislator elected in Oklahoma. They join …

TransLash Presents: Queersplaining

November 26th, 2020


This week, Translash shares another podcast we think you’ll enjoy. Every week on Queersplaining, Callie Wright tells a story from their own life or the lives of other queer and trans people. The show explores …

Native Americans and Trans Rights

November 12th, 2020


Imara unpacks the latest in the 2020 election with Congresswoman Deb Haaland. Plus, she sits down with Geo Neptune, the first out Two-Spirit, non-binary and trans elected official in Maine to discuss the importance of …

Unpacking the Election

November 5th, 2020


Imara Jones sorts through what the election results mean with trans journalist and freelance political reporter Katelyn Burns to talk about what it …

Trans Politics 2020

October 29th, 2020


With the Presidential Election closing in on us, we approach looking towards politics through a lens of hope with Samantha Allen, journalist and …

The Religious Right and Trans Healthcare

October 15th, 2020


With Debi Jackson, a former conservative Southern Baptist turned trans rights advocate, we take a peek into the mentality of the Christian Right to …

The First Debate and Star Trek

October 1st, 2020


We process the first presidential debate with the help of Jamilah King, host of The Mother Jones Podcast. And the debut of Ian Alexander on Star Trek; named Gray, in the Star Trek franchise. He joins Imara to discuss …

Immigration, Detention and Trans Rights

September 17th, 2020


In this episode, Imara has important conversations about the intersection of immigration and trans experiences. Maria Hinojosa, founder of The Futuro Media Group and co-host of In The Thick, discusses her new book, the …

Transphobia, White Fear and Elections

September 3rd, 2020


TransLash Podcast host Imara Jones talks with Kai Wright, who hosts WNYC’s The United States of Anxiety, about the links between transphobia, the history of fear in America and the 2020 elections. 

Plus, Marquise Vilson, …

Biden-Harris and Trans Votes

August 20th, 2020


In the premiere episode of the TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones, Imara discusses the Democratic National Convention and what the presidential …

Introducing the TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones

August 12th, 2020


With anti-trans violence and political backlash at all-time highs, award-winning journalist Imara Jones hosts the TransLash podcast, where trans …

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