348: Detained Pregnant Women, Gay And Trans Panic Defense Prohibition Act, Guest Melinna Bobadilla

Throwing Shade #348 July 18, 2018

This week, Erin discusses a Buzzfeed report on the treatment of pregnant women in detention facilities and the hypocrisy of “pro-life” silence on the issue. Then, Bryan examines the legislation introduced by Democrats in Congress to combat the all-too frequent court defense of “gay or trans panic,” and activist, actor, and co-host of the podcast Tamarindo Melinna Bobadilla joins to talk about identifying as Chicana, learning that politics is personal, growing into Janelle Monáe fandom, and much, much more.

 

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This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Dollar Shave Club (www.dollarshaveclub.com/SHADE), and Burrow (www.burrow.com/SHADE).

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