The Boyce of Reason

The Boyce of Reason
Here are the interviews from my YouTube channel, stripped of all distracting visuals. Topics range from the profound to the passé. Follow me on Twitter @BenjaminABoyce Find my videos at

303 | Something Wokéd This Way Comes, with Wokal Distance
Sep 14 • 91 min
I interview philosopher and theologian @wokal_distance, composer of sick twitter threads, about the principals of woke social justice activism, why we should be concerned about it, and what we can do to combat its further encroachment into our private and…
302 | Breaking Through Black & White Thinking, with Desi-Rae
Sep 12 • 71 min
Desi-Rae is a fellow YouTube content creator and Jamaican immigrant who provides a refreshing, rational take on current events and social movements. In this conversation we explore her views of the Black Lives Matter movement, her research into the Soviet…
301 | Whistleblowing on Woke Government, with Casey Petersen
Sep 1 • 61 min
MUST WATCH VIDEO: More detailed story: Follow Casey on Twitter @CaseyAPetersen Support this channel: Follow me on twitter…
268 | Falsifying Wokeness, with King Crocoduck
Aug 30 • 93 min
Support this channel: King Crocoduck’s Channel: Science Wars: Woke Fragility:…
267 | Art Like An Egyptian, with Professor Lara Ayad
Aug 28 • 92 min
Lara Ayad is a professor of Art History at Skidmore College, specializing in Egyptian and Aftrian art. In this conversation we talk about the ways in which representation shapes society, and how it helps us understand ourselves and other humans. Find her…
266 | The Rise of Unreason in Academia, with Dr. James Cantor, PhD
Aug 26 • 67 min
Additional information about @JamesCantorPhD ‘s cancelation: Short video: Article: Support this channel:
265 | Evergreen Protests Through a Sociological Lens, with Shaun Cammack
Aug 22 • 93 min
Shaun Cammack recently earned his Masters in Sociology from the University of Chicago. His thesis concentrated on the civil unrest at The Evergreen State College in the spring of 2017—which, if you are aware of my youtube channel, you will know I’m…
264 | Decoding the Gender Matrix, with Helen Joyce
Aug 17 • 62 min
Helen Joyce (@HJoyceGender) is an editor for The Economist and studied critic of the gender ideology that is so impacting young people today. In this conversation we discuss her research into gender ideology for her forthcoming book, and also touch upon…
263 | Detrans Stories: Taking the Reins, with Chiara
Aug 14 • 59 min
A year and a half ago, I sat down with @chiaracanaan to speak about her obsession with and transition from of the tumblr-trans worldview. She returns to update us on her journey—and to share the wisdom she’s learned from horses. Follow her on twitter…
262 | The Phantom Moderate: Left Coast Life, with Christopher Rufo
Aug 11 • 54 min
Christopher Rufo (@realchrisrufo) is a journalist and documentarian exposing the ways that tolerance is undoing west coast cities. Follow Christopher on twitter for breaking stories @realchrisrufo Watch his documentaries at…
261 | Truths About Transition, with Buck Angel
Aug 6 • 71 min
Buck Angel (@BuckAngel) is a world-renown transman. In this interview we speak about his experiences growing up, his transition, and his current quest to reshape the dialogue around transsexualism to be more honest, better researched, and mature. His…
260 | How Antiracism Disempowers, with Professor Erec Smith
Aug 5 • 73 min
I speak with Professor Erec Smith (@Rhetors_of_York) about how the field of rhetoric is being taken over by a loud minority which has no problem silencing a black man for the cause of antiracism. We also speak about his experience with racism and why…
259 | Detrans Stories: Helena, The Problematic
Aug 3 • 75 min
Helena joins me for the third time to discussion the embattled detrans online communities, her emotional development and the transgender ideology’s role in her decision, and what makes letish communities prone to cancel culture. Find her on twitter…
258 | A More Perfect Transition: Trans Health Advocacy, with Corinna Cohn
Jul 29 • 62 min
Corinna Cohn speaks to me about the need for better care, research, and information available to transitioning or transition-questioning patients. Find out more about her advocacy group at Support this channel:…
257 | Children’s Rights, Trans Realities with Scott Newgent
Jul 27 • 48 min
Scott Newgent (@NewgentTGA) is a transman who is very concerned that the current fast-track of childhood medical transition is going to lead to some dire and unintended consequences. Find out more on Scott’s Work: Find him on…
256 | Cops, Crime, & Sociology with Roderick Graham
Jul 24 • 62 min
Roderick Graham (@RoderickGraham) is an assistant professor of Sociology—specifically of the criminology sort. He weighs in on the recent discussions on police, discrimination, and race, with a decidedly nuanced point of view. Find him on youtube:…
255 | The Diversity Dilemma, with Cedrick-Michael Simmons
Jul 23 • 69 min
Cedrick-Michael Simmons is a doctoral fellow and instructor at Ithaca college, studying the outcomes of Diversity training in higher ed and the corporate sector. We speak about the limits of current “Anti-Racist” training and how they play more into the…
254 | Speech, Privacy, Capital, with Sarah Downey
Jul 16 • 71 min
@SarahADowney and I speak about the core liberal principles that are being tested in the era of cancel culture—and how capital, wisely conceived, still has much work to do to lift up the marginalized. Support this channel:…
253 | End of Days Survivor’s Guide, with Jonathan Pageau & Paul Vander Klay
Jul 14 • 92 min
Jonathan Pageau and Paul Vander Klay discuss with me the existential crisis occurring in popular—and actual—culture. Paul’s Channel: Jonathan’s Channel: Tip Jar:…
252 | Sundown Town Stories, with Adrian Lee Oliver
Jul 13 • 67 min
Adrian (@AdrianLeeOliver) speaks about his childhood growing up as a black foster kid in rural Kentucky; and what troubles him about current dialogue around race. Find his twitter thread archived here: support this channel:…
251 | Modeling a Minority Opinion, with @EricsElectrons
Jul 9 • 73 min
Eric (@EricsElectrons on twitter and instagram) is a believer in critical thinking based on evidence. We talk about why that’s not so fashionable, and how to participate in honest, rigorous discussion in the face of pressure to conform to emotional…
250 | Why “White Fragility” Is Such An Ego Trip, with Christopher Paslay
Jul 8 • 57 min
Christopher Paslay is an english teacher and coach at a vocational high school in Philadelphia. He sees “anti-racist” doctrine as essentially divisive and counter to the progress of Civil Rights and racial harmony. In this discussion we talk about the…
249 | Girlhood, Interrupted: Teen Mental Health & the Transgender Trend, with Abigail Shrier
Jul 4 • 44 min
Abigail Shrier (@AbigailShrier) is an author and frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal. Her book, Irreversible Damage is—I kid you not—excellently composed and a very timely investigation into how young women are being swept up in an ideology…
248 | Organization Psychology & The Woke Encroachment, with Dr. Karlyn Borysenko
Jul 1 • 70 min
Dr. Borysenko is an organizational psychologist and neophyte to the internet discourse arena. In this discussion, we cover mindfulness practices, corporate and business culture, and the ways in which hyper vigilant far leftism is eroding productivity and…
247 | What We Do With The Shadows, with Jungian Therapist Anderson Todd
Jun 24 • 83 min
Anderson Todd is a Jungian therapist and and instructor at the University of Toronto. This conversation is so wanderlusty that I’m just not gonna try to summarize it. Find his youtube channel here:…
246 | A Crash Course in Black U.S. History, with John Wood Jr.
Jun 18 • 56 min
John R. Wood Jr. (@JohnRWoodJr) is a founding member of The Braver Angels Project, a bipartisan think tank focused on bringing Red and Blue (Republican and Democrat) Americans together, to work toward a stable and lasting society. In this episode, John…
245 | Surviving a Moral Panic, with Lisa Marchiano, Jungian Analyst
Jun 17 • 72 min
Infrequent guest Lisa Marchiano joins me to speak about current activism and uprising through a Jungian lens. She is a co-host of This Jungian Life (a brilliant listen!) and runs a private practice of her own. Find her work at and on…
244 | America’s New Religion, with James Lindsay & Mike Nayna
Jun 13 • 154 min
Kneeling, washing of feet, public confessions, racism as original sin… many aspects of the current moral code are evocative of religious rites and theological doctrine. Where did these ideas come from? What is their eventual effect? James Lindsay, Mike…
243 | Inoculation to Indoctrination: Exploring Cult Techniques with Chris Shelton
Jun 11 • 138 min
Chris Shelton (@sheltondesigner) is an ex-Scientologist who has been spending the last few years detailing how cults operate. In this conversation we use his research to explore how the current moral climate is allowing opportunists to gain control of…
242 | Chloé Valdary: Collective Guilt, Common Pride
Jun 3 • 62 min
Chloé Valdary (@cvaldary) is the author of The Theory of Enchantment education course and an all around talented dame. We speak about her take on the black American experience, and how she is optimistic that the current civil unrest will lead to lasting…
241 | Bret Weinstein: Three Years After the Protest
May 26 • 80 min
In the spring of 2017, two weeks before I was to graduate from The Evergreen State College, a series of protests erupted on campus, ostensibly regarding racial inequities. Students blockaded buildings, rounded up staff and faculty, verbally harassed…
240 | Enlightenment Virtues & Vices, with Carl Benjamin
May 16 • 88 min
Carl Benjamin (also known as Sargon of Akkad) is an intellectual public figure who got his start in mid-2010’s youtube. We explore the tensions between left and right ideologies, and the ethics that are driving modern day political discourse. Support this…
239 | Courage & Detransition, with Chris (Male)
May 10 • 62 min
Support this channel: In this episode I speak with Chris, from Minnesota. He shares his history of hardships—from undiagnosed autism, to eating disorders, bipolar disorder, and his experience was Hormone Replacement…
238 | Having a Moment with Claire Graham
May 8 • 83 min
Support this channel: Claire and I speak about activism, gender, and trying not to be trying not to offend people all the time. Read Claire’s thoughts on intersex conditions, and life in general, at
237 | Two if by Prime: Amazon’s Logistic Revolution, with Hannah the Logistics Lady
Apr 13 • 82 min
Wherein I speak with a logistics professional about the current state of the economy, amazon’s rise to prominence, and how we can shape the future… of shopping. Support this channel: Follow me on twitter @BenjaminABoyce
236 | Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria: A Primer | with Lisa Littman and Sasha Ayad
Apr 10 • 94 min
Support this channel: Further resources on Lisa Littman’s research: “Parent reports of adolescents and young adults perceived to show signs of a rapid onset of gender dysphoria”, is available open access:…
235 | Mackenzie’s Detransition Story
Apr 4 • 75 min
Mackenzie’s YouTube channel: Support this channel: Follow me on twitter @BenjaminABoyce
234 | Quarantine Conversations, with Katie Herzog
Apr 1 • 65 min
Katie Herzog contains multitudes, which can be found at these websites:…
233 | Comedy & Catastrophe, with Andrew Doyle
Mar 30 • 75 min
​ @AndrewDoyle_com joins me for another parlay on current and recurrent events. Support this channel:
232 | Suppose Sex Is Real… with Colin Wright
Mar 26 • 76 min
Colin (@SwipeWright) Wright is a scientist and author who cares about what’s real. There turns out to be a surprising number of people who oppose him. Tip jar:
231 | A Straight Talking Gay Man, with Arty Morty
Mar 23 • 64 min
I highly recommend Arty’s channel:—g Support this channel: Follow me on twitter @BenjaminABoyce
230 | Quarantine Conversation: with Posie Parker
Mar 22 • 108 min
Posie Parker joins me again to muse about men, women, and what lies between—or the lies of the between? Find her videos at: Support this channel: Follow me on…
229 | Lucifer’s Wager, with Bo Winegard
Mar 19 • 95 min
Bo Winegard (@EPoe187) is a social scientist who recently got pushed out of academia by trollish wokescolds for thinking honestly through the world of ideas. In this conversation we explore the tensions between progressivism and conservativism, rebellion…
228 | Engendering an Authentic Self, with Stella O’Malley
Mar 17 • 53 min
Stella O’Malley (@stellaomalley3) is an author, speaker, psychologist, and unapologetic Irish lass. In this discussion, she speaks about her severe childhood gender dysphoria and how she embraced her womanhood midway through her teenage years. She also…
227 | Gendered Enough: A Detrans Story with Leigh
Mar 16 • 52 min
After a gender non-conformist childhood, Leigh decided to transition at 24. Then, at 30, she decided to kick testosterone and accept her identity as a woman. In this interview, she explains her experiences and reasons for transitioning and desisting. Her…
226 | A Woman Without Feminism, with Claire Graham
Mar 15 • 71 min
Support this channel: Claire Graham is a teacher and intersex advocate working in the UK. In this chat, she chimes in on her dissociation from feminist associations, and what sort of person wants to be inside a cause,…
225 | The Limits of Feminism, with Belinda Brown
Mar 14 • 70 min
I stumbled upon Belinda Brown last weekend when she delivered some criticism to a group of feminists meeting for International Women’s Day. Admiring her pluck, I wanted to afford her the opportunity to flesh out her thoughts and subject them to critical…
224 | Interview with a Woman
Mar 4 • 67 min
Societal expectations, sexual objectification, eating disorders, gender stereotypes… I speak with a woman about the tropes of feminism, and together we move the discussion away from the political and deeper into the personal. Follow this female on…
223 | The Problematization of Everything, with Meghan Daum
Feb 29 • 75 min
Meghan Daum (@meghan_daum) is a prolific columnist for a wide array of digital and print publications. In this interview, we speak about defying expectations and denying self-censorship. Her new book, The Problem with Everything, is available in audio,…
222 | New Discourses, with James Lindsay
Feb 24 • 104 min
James “@ConceptualJames” Lindsay is an author and speaker who has been shining the light on inconsistencies and vicissitudes of PostModern Activism and Critical Theory. He’s launching a new platform: that lays out in…
221 | Canadian Government Suppresses Impact Reports of Bill C-16
Feb 18 • 16 min
Jennifer Anne (twitter: @JenniferAnne_s) has been working these last few months to get the Canadian Government to release analytics about the impact and outcomes of C-16. This has not been an easy task, and she needs more Canadians’ help to make it…
220 | Outwitting Wokeness, with Andrew Doyle
Feb 16 • 66 min
Andrew Doyle (@andrewdoyle_com) is the architect of the Titania McGrath (@TitaniaMcGrath) phenomenon. But who is the man behind Twitter’s most ruthless bigotphobe? In this interview we speak about his passion for gay 16th century poetry, pub playwriting,…
219 | Escaping Abuse, Evolving Agency, with Lara
Feb 14 • 53 min
Lara speaks candidly about abusive relationships, sex work, and motherhood. Follow her at @LaraAdamsMille1 on Twitter. Support this channel: Follow me on twitter @BenjaminABoyce
Journalism, Gender, & Justice | with Helen Joyce
Feb 7 • 70 min
Helen Joyce (@HJoyceGender) is The Economist’s finance editor, and is currently on sabbatical to focus on a book about gender-identity ideology. Support this channel:
The Cancel Culture Club | with Graham Linehan
Feb 1 • 68 min
Graham Linehan (@Glinner) returns to talk about being the mob’s target, and whether he’s been swept up in similar groupthink. Support this channel: Follow me on twitter @BenjaminABoyce
Consider the Gender | with Debbie Hayton, Sensible Trans-Woman
Jan 29 • 82 min
Debbie Hayton is a normal person who has a normal job helping her society function. She is also a transsexual—and has over the past few years found it necessary to speak out against the extreme views that have taken over the trans discussion. Find her on…
Renegotiating Womanhood | A Detrans Story with Laura
Jan 21 • 75 min
Meet Laura (@FlohrFritz), who spent her young adulthood in anarchist and antifa groups, transitioning from female to male, and then taking a turn into motherhood, science, and philosophy. Laura’s YouTube:…
What the Hormones Didn’t Change | a Detrans Story with Watson
Jan 13 • 115 min
Watson is a Scottish woman who underwent hormonal and surgical transition over the course of half a decade. Yet after each successive transition, she realized her underlining issues were not being resolved. She has now turned away from transition, and is…
Trauma & Transition | with Rachel
Jan 7 • 66 min
A deeply personal interview with a young woman about her childhood trauma, transition, detransition—and the long road to self-acceptance. Part of a series: Find Rachel on Twitter @HabituallyFemme And me @BenjaminABoyce Support this…
Growing Out of GroupThink | with Helena
Jan 4 • 48 min
Helena (@lacroicsz) is a member of the Pique Resilience Project, a group of detransitioned women who are trying to spread awareness about quality of care issues with the American medical industry’s treatment of trans identified youth. Find out more about…
Unity and Disunity in the LGBT Community | with Arielle Scarcella
Jan 2 • 72 min
​ @ArielleScarcella has been on YouTube discussing gender, sexuality, and LGBT culture for over a decade now. I ask her what she’s learned and how things have changed. Find her work at: Follow me on twitter…
Banned but not Broken | with GNC_Centric
Dec 30, 2019 • 73 min
Contact Ben at Society For Evidence Based Gender Medicine: Gender Care Consumer Advocacy Network: Meghan Murphy’s talk in the Toronto library: Follow…
Coercive Tolerance | with Sasha Ayad
Dec 21, 2019 • 44 min
Sasha Ayad is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in teen therapy. Her website is and her twitter handle is @SashaLPC. Follow me on twitter @BenjaminABoyce Support this channel:…
Transgender & Right-of-Center | with Mars
Dec 20, 2019 • 64 min
Mars (@_Mars_F) is a transman in the midwest who is more or less fed up with the “trainings” that are being mandated around his identity. He’s also the sort of lad who I’d be gaming with constantly if we lived within a certain proximity, and I had the…
Stephen Hicks: Postmodernism and Its Discontents
Dec 12, 2019 • 79 min
Dr. Stephen Hicks is a professor and lecturer who has been speaking about the origins and outcomes of Postmodernism for over 20 years. In this discussion, provided by the the new media platform thinkspot, we explore the Evergreen Protests in the light of…
Maturing into Masculinity | with Logan McCree
Dec 5, 2019 • 55 min
Logan McCree (Philip Tanzer) speaks to me about his pursuit of self-knowledge through male sexuality and gender experimentation. Somewhat NSFW, yet a very insightful glimpse into one man’s journey. Follow him on twitter @LoganMcCree777 And me…
Germany’s Free Speech Problems | with Logan McCree
Dec 3, 2019 • 61 min
Logan McCree (@LoganMcCree777) is a German artist and Men’s Rights Activist living in Scotland. He responded to a brief youtube video I made about a clip of Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, seeming to argue that restricting speech is the path to…
Posie Parker: Sticking Up for Sex Differences
Nov 25, 2019 • 57 min
Part of a series: Posie Parker is an advocate for women’s rights who is roundly derided by activists of all stripes. She’s been kicked off every platform that you have an app for, and even interviews with her get taken down. She’s…
Masculine Actualities, Feminine Possibilities | with Jonathan Pageau
Nov 22, 2019 • 63 min
Jonathan Pageau is somewhat of a recurring guest at this point. He’s an icon carver and master of symbolic interpretation. Find his videos at Support this channel via
Collateral Cancelation | with John Sonmez
Nov 20, 2019 • 96 min
John Sonmez is a tech author and personal development coach. A few weeks back he got mixed up in a social media mobbing, with hefty personal cost. We speak about the pandemic of “cancel culture” and victimhood mentality, and explore the stoic counter…
The State of College Debate | with Michael Moreno
Oct 30, 2019 • 60 min
These videos of Michaels might be necessary context for this discussion: Follow him on twitter @Michaelmoreno2k And me @BenjaminABoyce Support for this podcast can be given at…
74 | Free Range Discourse with the Future Thinkers Euvie Ivanova and Mike Gilliland
Sep 11, 2019 • 62 min
Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova run – a multimedia workshop focusing on personal and spiritual development. We’d been chatting over the course of the summer, and decided one day to hit record. Follow me on twitter…
73 | Defense Lawyer Speaks About Ramifications of the Yaniv Case
Aug 1, 2019 • 44 min
Exploring the legal origins and ramifications of Yaniv’s human rights complaint against small business owners who refused him pubic service, with John Carpay, the lawyer working on the defense. Follow me on twitter: @BenjaminABoyce Support this channel:…
72 | Blaire White: Persona and Personality
Jul 29, 2019 • 53 min
Blaire white is a conservative speaker and trans person who has experienced rapid success on youtube and other platforms. In this interview, we discuss her experience of being trans, and translating herself into a social media influencer. Her channel:…
71 | Civility and Citizenship with Philosopher Steven Clouse
Jul 29, 2019 • 77 min
Steven Clouse is a Philosophy professor in the Mid-West. In this discussion, we explore the rights and responsibilities of a well educated citizen, and how democracy depends on such. Stephen’s “Sympathology” article (recommended):…
70 | Transition by Tumor: An Accidental Androgen Story
Jul 25, 2019 • 90 min
This is the story of Kate, who struggled with depression and identity while growing up—which issues were compounded when, unbeknownst to her, her body developed a pure androgen secreting tumor. This is part of a series: Support this…
69 | Saving Our Religions, with Paul Vander Klay
Jul 23, 2019 • 86 min
In this interview, Rev. Vander Klay and I delve deeper into the “social justice as religion” proposition that James Lindsay spoke with me about here: Paul Vander Klay is a Reformed Calvinist Minister located in Sacramento. He…
68 | A Postmodern Postmortem with James Lindsay
Jul 19, 2019 • 95 min
James Lindsay (@ConceptualJames) is a co-architech of the so-called Sokal Squared Affair and has long been studying the influence of postmodern thought on present day puritanical political correctness. Find his writing here:…
67 | Transsexual vs. Transgender, with Amazon Eve
Jul 15, 2019 • 43 min
Erika Ervin (@AmazonEve) tours the world modeling and making public appearances. She is an actress, paralegal and advocate. In this interview she speaks about the transgender movement, the fight for transsexual medical care, and why Scarlett Johansson…
66 | The Science of Hormones with William Malone, MD
Jul 12, 2019 • 80 min
William Malone (@will_malone) is a practicing community endocrinologist. In this discussion, he speaks about the real effects that cross-sex hormones have on humans; the problems with puberty blockers; and the ways in which the scientific and medical…
65 | A Life in Transition, with Miranda Yardley
Jul 9, 2019 • 63 min
Miranda Yardley is a trans individual who has been outspoken against the excesses of trans ideology. Consume her viciously reasonably essays at: Support this channel: Follow me on Twitter…
64 | Parkouring Life’s Obstacles, with Rafe Kelley
Jun 28, 2019 • 82 min
Rafe Kelley is an instructor of parkour in the Seattle area. In this discussion we speak about self understanding, self actualization, and how training the body leads to wisdom. Rafe Kelley’s Youtube: More resources:…
63 | Creativity & Cancellation, with playwright Libby Emmons
Jun 13, 2019 • 63 min
Libby Emmons (@li88yinc) is a prolific playwright and columnist whose works are featured in The Federalist, The Post Millennial, Quillette, and other online and print media. We talk about “artivism” and the narratives that are battling over public…
62 | The Unbearable Whiteness of Being, with Jonathan Church
May 31, 2019 • 85 min
Jonathan Church (@jondavidchurch) is an economist and critical thinker who has been writing a series of intellectually rigorous counter arguments against Robin DiAngelo’s “White Fragility” theology. Find his articles on Areo Magazine here:…
61 | Intuition and Wholeness in Jungian Therapy, with Lisa Marchiano
May 29, 2019 • 58 min
Lisa Marchiano is a world class East Coast Jungian psychoanalyst. Find her website and podcast here, and here: Follow me on twitter @BenjaminABoyce Support this channel:
60 | Identity, Gender, and Development, with Dr. Ken Zucker
May 24, 2019 • 76 min
Part of a series: Dr Kenneth Zucker (@zuckerkj) is a renown researcher and clinical psychologist specializing in therapeutic interventions with gender dysphoric children. He has held many positions of repute and currently holds the…
59 | The Biology of Male and Female, with Robin Forbes-Lorman
May 17, 2019 • 57 min
Part of a series: Robin Forbes-Lorman is an assistant professor of Biology at Ripon college. In this discussion, we talk about the effects of testosterone on development and performance. Follow me on twitter @BenjaminABoyce Support…
58 | Stigma and Censorship with Dr Ray Blanchard
May 14, 2019 • 39 min
Part of a series: Doctor Ray Blanchard (@BlanchardPhD) is one of the world’s foremost experts on gender and sexuality. This past weekend, a tweet informed by his life’s work was deemed harassment by activist or algorithm, and his…
57 | Parenting the Gender Dysphoric Child, with Sasha Ayad
May 13, 2019 • 57 min
Part of a series: Sasha is a licensed professional counselor working in Texas. She is one of the main (if not only) therapists using a least-invasive-first, individualized approach to gender-questioning teens. In this conversation…
56 | True Fantasy, with Steven Brust
May 9, 2019 • 92 min
@StevenBrust is my favorite author, at least who’s alive and writing fantasy. Top recommendation: His blog: I also particularly enjoy his Vlad Taltos series, while the Khaavren Romances awoke me to the…
55 | Telling the Grievance Studies Story, with Mike Nayna
May 8, 2019 • 61 min
@MikeNayna is doing awesome work documenting the flow of ideas from higher up in the academy and into the popular culture. He has been working for over a year with Hellen Pluckrose, James Lindsay, and Peter Boghossian, documenting their “Sokal Squared…
54 | Identity Politics is Rubbish, with Rose of Dawn
May 2, 2019 • 74 min
Rose of Dawn (@Rose_of_Dawn (how’s that for brand consistency)) is a British transwoman who is stationed in London, first of all, and libertarianish, in political geography. She was never taken by the identity politicking in the trans community, and has…
53 | Storytelling & Transition with Wheston Chancellor Grove
Apr 23, 2019 • 67 min
Wheston is an old soul with a deep story to tell, about being an introvert and transitioning from female to male, and then recently desisting. His novel: His YouTube:…
52 | Trauma and Dysphoria with Erin Brewer
Apr 22, 2019 • 81 min
Part of a series: Erin Brewer (@ErinBrewerin) speaks about her gender dysphoria, its origin in childhood abuse, and her concern that doctors are being too quick to diagnose it, and prescribe physical transition too readily. She’s…
51 | Becoming a Feminine Entity with Jadis Argiope
Apr 14, 2019 • 72 min
Part of an ongoing series: Jadis Argiope engages with me in the contradictions and conditions of being a trans individual. Find her on twitter: @S3LF_MAD3_WOMAN And on youtube: Follow me on twitter…
50 | Hierarchy, Trauma, & Psychology with Dr. Patrick Lockwood
Apr 12, 2019 • 86 min
Dr. Patrick Lockwood is a practicing clinical psychologist and professor of the same down in southern California. Links to his work are as follows: His book “The Fear Problem”: Youtube:…
49 | Is Social Justice a Cultural Revolution Reboot? with Simon Chen
Apr 10, 2019 • 36 min
Simon Chen (@simonbchen) is a medical pathologist whose family immigrated to Canada after witnessing the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Recently, he read an article in the New England Journal of Medicine by a white woman confessing her privilege and subtle…
48 | Let’s Talk About Intersex with Claire Graham
Apr 7, 2019 • 50 min
Claire Graham (@MRKHvoice on twitter) is a British woman who began speaking out about the misuses of the intersex community by the trans lobby in the UK and elsewhere. In this discussion, she speaks with me about the difference between the intersexes and…
47 | From Dysphoria to Euphoria with Therapist Carey Callahan
Apr 6, 2019 • 102 min
Carey’s Advice for Dysphoric Teens: Carey Callahan is a therapist and counselor and communicator of powerful loving truths. You can follow her wit and wisdom on twitter @catt_bear and her blog at Follow me…
46 | Adolescent Identity & Exploration with Sasha Ayad, Licensed Professional Counselor
Apr 4, 2019 • 61 min
Sasha (@SashaLPC) is a licensed professional counselor working in Texas. She and is one of the main (if not only) therapists using a least-invasive-first, individualized approach to gender-questioning teens. In this conversation (being our second) we…
45 | Inside Radical Islam with Filmmaker François Margolin
Apr 2, 2019 • 32 min
François Margolin is a French filmmaker and documentarian. His latest film, “Jihadists” documents the world of strident—and unapologetically violent—Islamist sects in Africa and the Middle East. I was able to view an advance screener and it’s a very…
44 | Art Dies Where Correctness Thrives | with Alexander Adams
Apr 1, 2019 • 61 min
Alexander Adams (@AdamsArtist) is an art critic and artist located in the UK. His collection of essays, “Culture War” was recently published by Societas Imprint Academic ( His essays pull no punches and have been a stimulating read…
43 | Dr. Ray Blanchard on Sex, Research, and Typology
Mar 28, 2019 • 49 min
Dr. Ray Blanchard (@BlanchardPhD) is a titan among researchers into sexuality, and spent a large portion of his clinical career studying homosexuality, transsexuality, and other paraphilias. He worked at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in…
42 | Gender Biology & Ideology with Kalvin Garrah
Mar 26, 2019 • 57 min
Kalvin has been a youtuber since his early teens. He also transitioned from male to female during this time, but remained skeptical of gender ideology. In this interview, we talk about his life on and offline, and his views on the current state of trans…
41 | Taking on the Gender Industry with Maritza Cummings
Mar 24, 2019 • 82 min
Maritza Cummings is a detransitioned natal female who was a strong trans advocate in the early and mid 2000’s within the medical field. Some years ago, she began doubting that transition was correct for her, but instead a way of avoiding other issues she…
40 | Toward a Trans-Centrism with Rhys McKavanagh
Mar 18, 2019 • 71 min
Rhys (@RhysMcKavanagh) is a transman dwelling in the UK. In this interview we discuss the difficulties not only in being trans, but how that identity has become in itself a political act. Rhys’ speaks about his engagement on social media, the need for…
39 | Curb Your Postmodernism with Helen Pluckrose
Mar 16, 2019 • 57 min
Helen Pluckrose (@HPluckrose) speaks to me about how postmodernism wed itself to Marxist activism and became the Grievance Juggernaut we see today. Helen is the editor of and is one of three intellectuals (along with James Lindsay and…
38 | Conformity and Abuse in the Gender Ideology Community with GNC-Centric
Mar 14, 2019 • 73 min
Ben (@gnc_centric) is a young detransitioned woman living somewhere in that broad stretch of northern real estate that pretends it’s not a subsidiary of the US. Just kidding, Canadians. She recently started a youtube channel that pulls no punches about…
37 | Hip To Be Trans? with Jesse, of The Pique Resilience Project
Mar 13, 2019 • 64 min
Jesse (@dogcalledbambi) is the fourth member of the Pique Resilience Project that I’ve had the honor of interviewing. In this discussion we talk about her transition & detransition, the LGBT+ groups she joined as a teenager, her activism and “multiple…
36 | Therapy & the Teen Gender Crisis with Sasha Ayad, LPC
Mar 12, 2019 • 73 min
Sasha Ayad (@SashaLPC) is a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with adolescents on issues around gender identity. She’s been an outspoken critic of the affirmation-only gender therapy model that is pushed by trans activists. Her therapeutic…
35 | A TransMan’s Cautious Transition with Sean Lindsey
Mar 9, 2019 • 56 min
Sean Lindsey (@RrTiste) is a transman and lover of Irish proverbs. In this interview he speaks about his cautious process of transition in the mid-90’s, and the problems with the voices that have taken hold of the trans narrative. This is part of a series…
34 | Reforming the Social Sciences with Lee Jussim
Mar 6, 2019 • 73 min
Lee Jussim (@PsychRabble) is a professor of Social Psychology at Rutgers University. He also identifies as a rabble rouser. His main focus in the social sciences is to get them consistently outputting high quality research. He is a firebrand and this…
33 | Smashing the (Non)Binary with Jamie Shupe
Mar 5, 2019 • 60 min
Jamie Shupe (@NotableDesister) entered the national spotlight when, in 2016, he legally changed his gender to “non-binary.” In this interview, he speaks about that court case and his entry into and exit out of being a trans woman. You can find his writing…
32 | Social SPIDERS! & What They Say About Us, with Colin Wright
Mar 3, 2019 • 85 min
Colin Wright (@SwipeWright) is an evolutionary biologist and humanist who realized, somewhere along the road to professorship, that he was constantly putting off the moment he would speak up for science and against the anti-rational movements in the…
31 | Sexuality & Gender Identity with Dr J Michael Bailey
Mar 2, 2019 • 66 min
Dr. Michael Bailey is a professor of psychology and researcher of sexuality at Northwestern University. In this interview he shares his extensive research in paraphiliac (atypical sexualities), specifically those which inform some transgender experiences.…
30 | Teen Transition and Social Media with Helena
Feb 28, 2019 • 74 min
Helena (@lacroicsz) is the third member of The Pique Resilience Project that I’ve had the honor of interviewing. In this discussion, she speaks about her experience of dysphoria and how interactions online (via Tumblr and Reddit) influenced her…
29 | Free Will & Inescapable Bias with Dr. Cory Clark
Feb 26, 2019 • 76 min
Cory Clark (@ImHardcory) is a social psychologist and experimental philosopher focusing on free will and bias—and that’s pretty much what we discuss in this interview. She runs a podcast with Bo Winegard (another psych prof) called Psyphilopod, found…
28 | Transition vs Transformation with Jungian Analyst Lisa Marchiano
Feb 24, 2019 • 68 min
Discussing mass hysteria, rights of passage, and the meaning of transformation with Jungian Analyst Lisa Marchiano (@LisaMarchiano). Lisa is a prolific author at, and runs a weekly podcast at Articles on teen…
27 | Transition and Self Actualization, with Dagny
Feb 23, 2019 • 69 min
Dagny, a detransitioned woman, is a founding member of The Pique Resilience Project (@PiqueResProject)—a collective of young women focused on providing guidance and advice to gender questioning teens and their parents. In this interview, we delve into…
26 | Detransition & Self Acceptance with Chiara
Feb 22, 2019 • 58 min
Chiara (@chiaracanaan) is a founding member of The Pique Resilience Project a collective of young women focused on providing guidance and advice to gender questioning teens and their parents. Check out there channel:…
25 | The Divine Feminine, with Rachel Fulton Brown
Feb 16, 2019 • 68 min
Rachel Fulton Brown (@RFultonBrown) is a Medieval Scholar who writes on the Catholic contemplative tradition, focusing on the divine feminine. In this interview we explore what Mary represents in the journey of spiritual progress.
24 | Radical Feminism & Power Structures with Dr. Jane Clare Jones
Feb 14, 2019 • 94 min
This is the first of two discussions between Dr. Jane Clare Jones (@janeclarejones) and myself. You can find her writing at
23 | BJ Campbell: Guns, Memes, & Societal Ills
Feb 9, 2019 • 71 min
BJ Campbell is an engineer and data nerd. His essays on gun control and media manipulation can be found at:
22 | John Vervaeke: Wisdom, Myth, and Artificial Intelligence
Feb 6, 2019 • 91 min
Professor John Vervaeke (@vervaeke_john) teaches Cognitive Science, Mindfulness, and Buddhism at the University of Toronto. He’s producing a series of lectures titled “Awakening from the Meaning Crisis” charting the development of thinking technologies…
21 | Egolibrium: A story of lost lovers
Feb 6, 2019 • 34 min
Excerpted from “A Resistance of Letters”, this short story details the vicissitudes of two unemployed lovers in early 2000’s Portland, Oregon.
20 | Art & Identity with Alexander Adams
Feb 3, 2019 • 53 min
Alexander Adams is an artist and art critic who splits his time between Britain and Germany. In this interview we speak about the encroachment of identity politics into the art world, and its significance on the aesthetic project. More from Adam:…
19 | Lior Leser: Sargon, Patreon, & The Case Against Paypal
Jan 24, 2019 • 44 min
Loir Leser (@YouTuberLaw) is a tech lawyer and the host of the YoutuberLaw youtube channel. In the past he has been answering many legal questions about the state of digital rights, free speech, and deplatforming. When Patreon banned Carl Benjamin, and…
18 | Dr Jane Clare Jones: Communicating Feminism
Jan 23, 2019 • 94 min
Dr. Jane Clare Jones, a UK feminist scholar, and I speak about what feminism is trying to tell society about the treatment of women. Her essays can be found at, and she can be followed on twitter @janeclarejones.
17 | Adaptations in Masculinity with Eric Anderson, PhD
Jan 23, 2019 • 60 min
Eric Anderson is a professor of masculinity, sexuality, and sports in the UK. His research and writings can be found at
16 | Physicist Sam Gregson: Resisting Media Manipulation
Jan 20, 2019 • 98 min
Sam Gregson is a particle physicist and teacher of science based in the UK. His youtube: • His twitter: • His website:
15 | A Crash Course in Sexology with Dr. James Cantor
Jan 19, 2019 • 95 min
Dr. James Cantor (@JamesCantorPhD) is a psychologist, researcher, and professor of atypical sexualities. He speaks to me about the different ways in which sexuality is wired in the brain, and how this should be informing policy, therapy, and public…
14 | Kinesis: Beyond the Trans Identity
Jan 18, 2019 • 87 min
Asha (@Kinesis) is a trans woman living in the Pacific Northwest. In this discussion we talk about the bad representatives of the trans community, how to focus on better representatives, and the typologies of transgenderism.
13 | Kinesis on the Potentials of Trans People
Jan 18, 2019 • 53 min
Asha (@Kinesis) is the founder of the TransRational movement, which is a group committed to forming reciprocal allyship between feminists and others impacted by the trans community.
12 | Psychologist Oren Amitay: Social Media & its Discontents
Jan 17, 2019 • 82 min
Dr. Oren Amitay (@docamitay) speaks to me about the pitfalls of activist culture, and how we just might save social media from permanently becoming the toxic cesspool it sometimes is.
11 | Graham Linehan: In Good Faith
Jan 17, 2019 • 41 min
Eminent comedy writer and cantankerous twitter user Graham Linehan (@Glinner) speaks to me about the stand he’s taking for women’s rights in the UK.
10 | Corinna on Trans Rights & Wrongs
Jan 14, 2019 • 84 min
Corinna (@corinna_cohn), a software engineer and trans woman, speaks to me about the ineffectiveness of certain aspects of radical Trans Rights Activism, and the media companies that are catering to them.
09 | Esther O’Reilly: Unapologetic Christian Apologetics
Jan 14, 2019 • 79 min
Esther O’Reilly (@EstherOfReilly) speaks to me about her Christian faith, and how it intersects with her daily life.
08 | Robynne on the Reality of Transition
Jan 14, 2019 • 62 min
Robynne, a trans woman, speaks to me about her path, her identity, and does not shy away from the details of medical transition.
07 | Journalist William Ray: On the Death of the Left
Jan 14, 2019 • 49 min
Old school leftist and hardboiled journalist William Ray speaks to me about how identity politics are corrupting the truly progressive values of the left wing of politics. His article we speak of:…
06 | Filmmaker Jay Shapiro: On the Future of Tolerance
Jan 14, 2019 • 59 min
Filmmaker Jay Shapiro (@jay_shapiro) speaks to me about his journey filming the documentary “Islam and the Future of Tolerance” starring Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz. Find links to the film at
05 | Dr. Kathleen Stock: On Being vs Identifying as Female
Jan 14, 2019 • 68 min
Dr. Katleen Stock (@docstockk) speaks about recent changes within the LGBT community which are eroding the status and rights of lesbian women.
04 | Arno Michaelis: Life After a Hate Group
Jan 14, 2019 • 82 min
Ex-White Supremacist Arno Michaelis (@stopthehate) speaks to me about how he is now helping teachers and students to move toward a truly inclusive community—one built not on shame and reparations, but compassion, patience, and humility. Learn more about…
03 | Carrey Callahan: Rethinking Transition
Jan 14, 2019 • 42 min
Carrey Callahan (@catt_bear), a psychologist specializing in child spectrum disorders, speaks to me about what the psychological and medical establishment are not doing to help transgender individuals.
02 | Coleman Hughes: Categories and Consequences of Race
Jan 14, 2019 • 67 min
Wunderkin of the Centrist Revival, Coleman Huges, joins me to talk about what the progressives get wrong about African American mobility.
01 | Reverend Paul Vander Klay: “Walk Softly & Carry a Big Cross”
Dec 22, 2018 • 86 min
Reverend Paul Vander Klay discuss Jordan Peterson, the seductive mirage of utopia, and how Christianity fits into a socially just world. Follow him on twitter @PaulVanderKlay