Allow Me To Trans-Late

Allow Me To Trans-Late

www.jasonsoules.com
Hosted by Jason Soules: Teacher, musician, brother, son and transgender man, this show answers listeners questions about what it means to Jason to be transgender in 2019. Learn more at www.jasonsoules.com and follow @soulesspeaks on Instagram. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/allow-me-to-translate/support


Eighteen: God Doesn’t Make Mistakes
Dec 9 • 29 min
One of the most common phrases transphobic people like use is “God doesn’t make mistakes.” Well, what if we told you Jason agrees? What if he made us this way? Listen to find out his views on how to make sense of someone being trans in a religious sense.…
Seventeen: Best of Both Worlds?
Dec 3 • 13 min
Often times when someone describes another person as transgender to another cisperson we hear, “It’s like the best of both worlds!”. Is it though? Jason describes what he’s noticed after living 31 years as a female and now almost three as a male. He sees…
Sixteen: Are You Covered?
Nov 26 • 22 min
One of the most frustrating and exhausting of the transition journey is dealing with insurance companies. Jason explains what is and isn’t covered and why before also sharing the aggravating process he himself has been through in an attempt to have top…
Fifteen: We’re all a little transphobic
Nov 18 • 24 min
This week in Transgender Awareness Week, Jason explains what transphobia is and the many ways it can affect our lives. Much like deep unconscious racism, there is often a lot more transphobia going on than we immediately recognize, even within the trans…
fourteen: How young is too young?
Nov 12 • 23 min
Jason kicks off season 2 of Allow Me to Trans-late by addressing the media storm surrounding parents who support their children’s identity. He shares some recent experiences and his answers to today’s biggest questions. Are kids too young to know…
Thirteen: Dragging Fifi Along
Oct 21 • 28 min
For the last episode of season 1 Allow Me to Translate brings on another fabulous guest. This week is all about drag and Ms. Fifi Dubois!!! Host of fellow WYSP podcast Fifi’s Funhouse, she explains her experiences and philosophies about doing drag and we…
Twelve: “Sorry, I’m Hormonal”
Oct 15 • 29 min
Jason shares what he knows about hormone replacement therapy and the changes he has seen in himself since starting to take weekly intramuscular injections of testosterone cypionate. He works through the physical, emotional, sexual, and reproductive…
Eleven: Why So Blue?
Oct 8 • 27 min
This week, Jason takes some time to address the very serious and complex topic of mental health, especially regarding the anxiety, depression and suicide rates within the LGBTQ Community. While almost impossible to cover all that can be said, Jason starts…
Ten: Pick Your Battles
Oct 1 • 18 min
This week Jason explains some of his frustrations within the trans community regarding political correctness, shaming allies, never-ending sensitivities, and generally working against each other. He shares his stance on how some transphobia is actually…
Nine: Let’s Translate with Laura Benjamin
Sep 24 • 43 min
This week Jason invites Laura Benjamin to Allow Me to Translate. A successful business owner and the first elected official in Wisconsin that openly identifies as a transwoman, Laura is an insightful and passionate advocate for LGBT rights. They discuss a…
Eight: Can I tell you something?
Sep 17 • 14 min
Jason shares his own personal coming out story and talks about how family and friends can help those who come out to them. He also shares some advice for people who are yet to come out! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Seven: We should go out sometime
Sep 10 • 14 min
This week, Jason talks about the complexities of dating as a trans man and shares a little personal history. Let’s look at how trans folks dating and relationships can differ from Cis folks and why! Learn more at www.jasonsoules.com and @soulesspeaks —-…
Six: A Role Model for Every Body
Sep 5 • 9 min
This week Jason shares with us his transgender role models and what it was like to grow up and watch celebrities transition. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
Five: Be YOU! Everybody else is already taken.
Aug 27 • 10 min
Jason discusses the importance of authenticity to a trans person and how much it truly means for people to validate your preferred gender. Learn more at www.jasonsoules.com and @soulesspeaks on Instagram. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Four: Gender Dysphoria
Aug 21 • 10 min
In this episode, Jason describes how Gender Dysphoria made him feel like he was a “bad girl” when he was young and how it follows him into adulthood. Learn more at www.jasonsoules.com and follow Jason @soulesspeaks on Instagram —- This episode is…
Three: Pronouns
Aug 13 • 8 min
Jason discusses the importance of using a persons preferred pronouns. He shares two stories: A time when he was properly gendered and a time when he was not and the surprising way his friends and colleagues rallied around him. Jason Soules is a Public…
Two: Passing
Aug 6 • 13 min
On this episode, Jason discusses “passing” which is when a transgender person passes for the gender they identify as. To learn more, join us at www.jasonsoules.com and on Instagram @soulesspeaks —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
One: What’s In A Name?
Jul 29 • 14 min
Episode one: What’s in a name? Welcome to, “Allow me to Trans-late.” This groundbreaking series by Whatever You Say Productions is hosted by Jason Soules; a speaker, teacher, brother and transgender man. Join Jason every Tuesday as he answers questions…