June 25, 2020

EP. 12 — Munroe Bergdorf

Activist, spokesperson, and model Munroe Bergdorf joins Jameela this week to discuss her experience as a black transgender woman, to dispel untrue arguments against the transgender cause, to talk about how to be a better ally, and to share about her recent reconciliation with L’Oreal.

Transcript

IWEIGH-012-20200624-BERGDORFMONROE-ACv02-PW.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of “I Weigh” with Jameela Jamil. I hope this episode finds you well. I’m alright. Just a bit stressed, been on the phone, way too much, 13, 14 hours a day sometimes just reading the news and Twitter, Instagram and watching the news cycle continue to be so devastating and scary and watching all the vitriol and blood-thirst online, all the bigotry that seems to be pouring out, because after any moment of progress, there’s always a horrific backlash. I also am incredibly disheartened watching the way that the government is utilizing a moment of distraction and chaos and panic to take away more and more rights from the most marginalized people. It’s just pretty devastating. And I’m starting to have actual panic attacks. So if you are out there and also struggling, know that while it is important to be informed and engaged and helpful, you

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