Sep 28, 2016
Psalm talks being bullied; growing up in a small town; ADHD; toxic masculinity; finding QUEERness; challenging gender norms; & creating your own meaning!
Psalm Frond and I went to high-school together! Psalm and
I were never friends and this is one of our first substantial
conversations--we share SO many similarities! They tell their
story about growing up in a small town, being picked-on for being
WEIRD, and coming to terms with queerness (which was maybe there
We also talk:
being called "gay" or "fag" as an insult;
being misgendered & the "category crisis";
being home-schooled & alternative education;
clothing style as personal & political activism;
being bullied and in turn fighting back;
childhood queer experiences;
patriarchy, toxic masculinity, and the cult of masculinity;
being labeled as "other" and "gay" by others;
the importance of having families/people with different values in your life;
challenging your own gender & coming to terms with our own queerness or otherness;
being a willing (sometimes unknowingly) agent of patriarchy;
and SO MUCH MORE!
This is a really cool episode (especially for me) and if you're queer or were ever an outsider, a weirdo, or a freak, you will connect with it!
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