Gender Stories

Gender Stories
Every body has a relationship with gender… What’s your story?In this podcast Alex Iantaffi, author of “How to Understand Your Gender: a practical guide for exploring who you are” will reflect on how gender impacts different areas of our lives, suc

Intersex & Nonbinary Recognition Project
Jun 24 • 44 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews Addison Rose Vincent, Executive Director of the Nonbinary & Intersex Recognition Project (NIRP), a national advocacy organiations working to create third gender options (X) on state IDs and help end invasive “corrective” surgeries…
Gender liberation as healing justice
Apr 28 • 53 min
In this talk, originally given at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Iantaffi posits how a rigid gender binary is part of the ongoing settler-colonial project and, as such, it is a form of historical, cultural and social trauma that impacts everyone’s…
A non-binary approach in the COVID-19 pandemic: a conversation with Meg-John Barker and Alex Iantaffi
Apr 12 • 48 min
Meg-John Barker and Alex Iantaffi reflect on how a non-binary approach might influence the way we approach the COVID-19 crisis.
Gender in the time of Coronavirus
Mar 27 • 27 min
In this solo episode, your host, Dr Alex Iantaffi reflects on gender during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Ante up! A conversation with Bianca Laureano - Part 2
Feb 29 • 54 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews award-winning educator, curriculum writer and sexologist Bianca I Laureano.
Ante up! A conversation with Bianca Laureano - Part 1
Feb 29 • 58 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews award-winning educator, curriculum writer and sexologist Bianca I Laureano.
Queering the tarot: a conversation with Cassandra Snow
Jan 4 • 37 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews Cassandra Snow, author of Queering the Tarot & teacher, writer, and theatre maker in Minneapolis, MN.
Sorted: a conversation with Jackson Bird
Dec 7, 2019 • 58 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews Jackson Bird about his first book - Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place - as well as being a trans creator and so much more!
Gender Stories meets Gender Reveal: a conversation with Molly Woodstock
Nov 17, 2019 • 59 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews the creator, host and producer of the weekly, award-winning podcast Gender Reveal, Molly Woodstock, a journalist, audio producer, and inclusivity educator.
Companion in Shadow: a conversation with Sam Lofgren
Nov 7, 2019 • 55 min
Sam Lofgren talks about transition, loss, death and supporting people through shadow work.
On creating as a Black girl nerd: a conversation with De Ana Jones
Oct 19, 2019 • 45 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews De Ana Jones and the conversation is wide-ranging: from why we need diverse games, what stories we choose to tell and how conventions can be more truly inclusive.
Reclaim: serving queer and trans youth
Oct 6, 2019 • 65 min
A live panel with Janet Bystrom, Reclaim’s Founder; Autumn Brown, Co-Host of the Podcast How to Survive the End of the World and former interim Executive Director of Reclaim; and Reclaim Alum Elizabeth Soleayst.
Money and relationships
Sep 19, 2019 • 32 min
Dr Alex Iantaffi interviews Dan Hinz, MBA about money and relationships.
Romance beyond the binary
Sep 4, 2019 • 40 min
Dr Alex Iantaffi interviews Lex Pulice-Farrow about their research on the experiences of nonbinary people in romantic relationships.
Live from Podcast Movement 2019
Aug 19, 2019 • 26 min
Alex Iantaffi and Root Holden recorded a live episode during the Podcast Movement Conference in Orlando, Florida on August 14th, 2019.
On Vacation?
Aug 5, 2019 • 24 min
Dr Alex Iantaffi discusses the often hidden and gendered labor of making vacations happen, for those who have the privilege to do so.
Erotic liberation and gender blessed ancestors
Jul 7, 2019 • 57 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews Dr. Pavini Moray about changing pe’s gender marker in California, erotic liberation, ancestral healing and gender blessed ancestors.
Complex PTSD
Jun 24, 2019 • 35 min
Alex Iantaffi talks about how complex PTSD and developmental trauma can impact our nervous systems and why gender matters when discussing trauma.
Music and words
May 29, 2019 • 35 min
Alex Iantaffi interviews CN Lester, a writer, musician, academic, leading LGBTI activist, and author of internationally acclaimed book “Trans Like Me”.
Losing sisterhood?
May 13, 2019 • 29 min
Alex Iantaffi reflects on the value of sisterhood in their life as a survivor and on losing a sense of belonging after they came out as trans.
Generation Z
Apr 15, 2019 • 61 min
Dr Markie Twists facilitates a panel of insightful generation z members, ranging from elementary school age to first year college students, as they discuss gender.
Becoming visible to ourselves
Apr 2, 2019 • 37 min
On Trans Day of Visibility, Alex Iantaffi talks to Root Holden, a trans masculine, nonbinary person, about isibility across gender, geographical location, at work and as a pagan. Root talks about the process of becoming more visible to themselves in their…
Self-consent and gender
Mar 22, 2019 • 29 min
Alex Iantaffi offers some reflection on self-consent and gender expressions and roles.
Captain Marvel: a teen perspective
Mar 13, 2019 • 38 min
Melissa Iantaffi-Wright discusses Captain Marvel, what she means to her as a 15 years old white cis girl, being a girl in fandom, and why representation matters.
Non-binary everything!
Feb 17, 2019 • 59 min
Meg-John Barker and Alex Iantaffi answer a series of questions about all things non-binary and talk about their new book, Life Isn’t Binary.
Words, words, words!
Feb 4, 2019 • 35 min
Alex Iantaffi takes a look at language through the lens of gender. You can expect some definitions and insights into the gendered and dynamic ways of language.
Dancing ourselves free
Jan 21, 2019 • 58 min
Marcel Byrd talks with our host, Alex Iantaffi, about dance, how it intersects with gender and other aspects of identity, such as race, and the joy it can bring us.
New year, new pressure
Jan 7, 2019 • 24 min
Alex Iantaffi talks candidly about holidays and pressures we might experience during those times.
Crip wisdom, gender and self-care for social justice
Nov 4, 2018 • 38 min
Naomi Ortiz shares her wisdom about the intersection of gender, disability, self-care and social justice.
Healing sex education for the next generation
Oct 3, 2018 • 43 min
Justin Hancock talks about changing sex education, teaching consent, and bringing power and privilege into the conversation.
Writing vulnerably, living vulnerably
Sep 7, 2018 • 42 min
Dr Meg-John Barker shares vulnerable insights on writing, vulnerability, self, gender and so much more!
Mansplaining masculinity
Aug 6, 2018 • 59 min
Dave Pickering talks vulnerably about storytelling, masculinity, including his own, and his upcoming book “Mansplaining Masculinity”.
Writing non-binary
Jul 1, 2018 • 33 min
An interview with author Pat Schmatz about language, writing and non-binary characters.
Navigating the world as a woman
Jun 3, 2018 • 31 min
An interview with Erica Hanna about many dimensions of navigating the world as a woman.
Political healers at the intersection of race and gender - Part 2
May 3, 2018 • 49 min
An interview with Arique Aguilar about political healers at the intersection of race and gender
Political healers at the intersection of race and gender - Part 1
May 3, 2018 • 37 min
An interview with Arique Aguilar about political healers at the intersection of race and gender
Letting your voice shine
Apr 1, 2018 • 30 min
Erik Peregrine talks about the Transgender Voices Festival and why and how to include voices of all genders!
Introducing Gender Stories
Feb 27, 2018 • 21 min
An overview of what to expect from this podcast