June 24, 2021

EP. 64 — ALOK – Re-release

In honor of pride month, we are re-releasing our beloved episode with ALOK. Indian-American writer, performance artist, and media personality ALOK joins Jameela this week to discuss all things Trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary, the problem with those who are gender-critical & TERFs (trans-exclusionary radical feminists), and how to be a better ally to those that are shunned by the rest of the world.

Transcript

Jameela: [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, I hope you’re well, I am fine. I, I just I’m a bit sad. I’m a bit sad because I’ve been reading all about Britney Spears this week and I have been on the Free Britney train for a long time, but hearing it in her own words, how devastating her life is just because she was a talented child once who grow into a talented teenager and a talented woman and therefore was taken advantage of for all of the money that she could make other people and therefore kept in what really looks a bit like a legal hostage situation right in front of the whole world. It’s just so disturbing. If you’re not familiar with the free Britney movement, I strongly suggest you look it up because it is extraordinary just to see that the days of taking a woman and illustrating her pain as hysteria and madness and and not really looking out for her and trying to cure her sadness and instead just s

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