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David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch — The Future of Marriage [remix]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

What would it take to make our national encounter with gay marriage redemptive rather than divisive? David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch are pursuing a different way for all of us to grapple with the future of marriage, redefined.

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On Being

[Unedited] David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 16, 2015

What would it take to make our national encounter with gay marriage redemptive rather than divisive? David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch are pursuing a different way for all of us to grapple with the future of marriage, redefined.

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The Takeaway

Sex, Love & Intimacy: What 'Fifty Shades' Gets Right & Wrong

Friday, February 13, 2015

How does “Fifty Shades of Grey” change our conversations and perceptions about sex in America? What does it get right and wrong? Make Love Not Porn Founder Cindy Gallop weighs in. 

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Death, Sex & Money

Desiree Akhavan's Breakthrough Breakup

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Akhavan’s debut feature film, Appropriate Behavior, mines the details of her own life—particularly the most uncomfortable moments. It also earned her a spot on this season of Girls.

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On Being

Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition [remix]

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female — in an orthodox Jewish world.

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On Being

[Unedited] Joy Ladin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female — in an orthodox Jewish world.

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WNYC News

Transgender Women at Rikers Get Separate Housing

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Transgender women entering Rikers Island will be housed in separate facilities, in order to reduce violence.

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BackStory

Dress Doctors

Friday, July 25, 2014

With the American History Guys

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On The Media

Gaymes

Friday, July 18, 2014

Only a handful of mainstream video games feature gay characters. Bob talks with Samantha Leigh Allen, a transgender writer and academic, about some of the commercially successful games to include LBGT identities.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

When "Coming Out" on Resumes Can Help

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Some studies indicate that "coming out" on your resume might help you find a job — especially if you're an African American man. Yitz Jordan aka rapper "Y-Love," a senior developer and contributor to Quartz who identifies as black, gay, and Jewish, discusses what that might mean in the context of President Obama's plan to prohibit discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation for federal contractors.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Fight For Transgender Equality

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The growing acceptance of the transgender community and the new anthology of medical, legal and personal advice for transgender people and their families is changing the way we conceive of equality. 

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WNYC News

A Festival on Baldwin's Black and Gay World

Saturday, April 19, 2014

WNYC

A new festival explores the work of one of the most celebrated writers on the issues of race and sexuality.

"James Baldwin, This Time!" will happen from Wednesday the 23rd until Sunday the 27th at New York Live Arts in Chelsea. The writer of books like Notes of a ...

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On Being

Walter Brueggemann — The Prophetic Imagination [remix]

Thursday, December 19, 2013

The people we later recognize as prophets, says Bible scholar Walter Brueggemann, are also poets. They reframe what is at stake in chaotic times. Hear a very special voice in conversation to address our changing lives and the deepest meaning of hope this

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On Being

[Unedited] Walter Brueggemann with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 19, 2013

The people we later recognize as prophets, says Bible scholar Walter Brueggemann, are also poets. They reframe what is at stake in chaotic times. Hear a very special voice in conversation to address our changing lives and the deepest meaning of hope this

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Fashion Policing

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Ruthann Robson ,professor of law and university distinguished professor at CUNY Law School and the author of Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes (Cambridge University Press, 2013), looks at the places US laws intersect with what people wear, from strip searches to strip teases.

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On Being

David Gushee and Frances Kissling — Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, Pro-Dialogue [remix]

Thursday, July 25, 2013

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On Being

[Unedited] David Gushee and Frances Kissling with Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 25, 2013

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The Takeaway

Trans Actress Laverne Cox on Gender, Identity, and "Orange is the New Black"

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The Netflix original series, “Orange is the New Black” is the first scripted series to feature a trans actor, playing a trans character in a leading role. Laverne Cox plays that character, Sophia Burset. She shares her story of identity, acting, and working on the critically acclaimed new series about life behind bars.

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Radio Rookies

Battling Homophobia at East Side Community School

Saturday, June 29, 2013

At East Side Community School homophobia isn’t tolerated. Kids say that teasing and bullying are rare and when it does happen, teachers and fellow students get involved to stop it. The school has an active gay-straight alliance club, “Rainbow Bright”, and teachers strive to be inclusive in their curricula and language. But not all schools are so supportive of LGTBQ students and homophobia is everywhere.  Four East Side students want to find out what actually helps homophobic people change their minds to become more accepting.

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On Being

Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female -- in an orthodox Jewish world.

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