August 26, 2022

EP. 125 — Thriving in the Non-Binary with Travis Alabanza

Author and activist Travis Alabanza joins Jameela this week to discuss their jarring experience with the British press, their journey with gender and considering transitioning, the intersection of class and gender politics, the different ways respect can look, Travis’ advice for raising a child as they are, and more.

 

Check out Travis’s new book – None of the Above: Reflections of Life Beyond the Binary

You can follow Travis on Instagram and Twitter @travisalabanza

 

You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/

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Transcript

IWEIGH-125-20220830-TravisAlabanza-ACv02-DYN.mp3 Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil a podcast against shame. I hope you’re well. I’m actually alright and I’m very excited about today’s episode because I have one of my favorite humans, Travis Alabanza, on the pod, teaching me so much with the most beautiful tones and patience in their voice. I love Travis. I’ve learned so much from them since our first ever time meeting, in which I just walked away from this I think it was like a Zoom chat that we were doing a roundtable around transphobia in the United Kingdom. And I remember singling out Travis and just thinking, fucking hell I have to watch what this person’s going to do, because I think they’re going to be a really, really important voice for the next generation. And seeing the way that they’ve gone on to thrive since then has proven me completely right. I have learned a lot from Travi

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