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Listen to some of the best bits from the series, hosted by David Mitchell, Jimmy Carr, Charlie Brooker and Lauren Laverne. Each week the team cover the world?s most pressing news items, joined by guests from the worlds of comedy, politics, science and culture. Watch it live on Channel 4 every Thursday night at 10pm.
 
How to Be a Girl is an audio podcast I produce about life with my six-year-old transgender daughter. It stars the two of us -- a single mom and a six-year-old "girl with a penis" -- as we attempt together to sort out just what it means to be a girl.
 
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I sit down for a talk with my (almost) 11-year-old: Cliques, gossip, fashion, puberty, and how it feels to be a transgender tween. MUSIC CREDIT: “Little Girl” by Jetty Rae (Courtesy of Audiosocket)
 
A new friend at school. A poker lesson. A 10-year-old hatches a plan. MUSIC CREDITS: “Ganef” by Vagabond Opera and “Moonlight Love Affair” by Steve Rice (Courtesy of Audiosocket) “Chill Wave” by Kevin MacLeod “The Reckoning” by Podington Bear Please consider checking out our Support Page. Your help keeps this podcast going!…
 
Are the new next-door neighbors going to let their daughters play with mine if they find out she's transgender? To attempt to answer this question, I seek expert advice from a new friend in the Bible Belt. MUSIC CREDITS: “Morning” by Nicole Reynolds, “Shall We Gather at the River” by Pat Holmberg, “Amazing Grace Solo Piano” by Lana Palmer (Cour ...…
 
Need to hear a positive story about politics? I know I do. Here's the inspiring story of Sarah McBride, the young transgender activist who gives me hope (and is my personal pick for the first transgender president). MUSIC CREDITS: "Halflight," “G Piano," “Across the River, and "Triste" by Podington Bear; “Asturias” by Isaac Albeniz (Courtesy of ...…
 
In the last episode, I asked my listeners to help me answer this question: Should my daughter tell the kids at her new school that she's transgender? In this episode, you will hear the wisdom that came back to me. My cup runneth over. MUSIC CREDITS: “Den," "Floating in Space," "Surface Tension," and "Threshold" by Podington Bear; "You Are a Mem ...…
 
My daughter starts fifth grade at a new school next month. It's a fresh start, where no one knows that she's transgender. How do I handle this? How do I advise her? Should she keep her transgender status to herself or be more open? At the end of this episode, I'll be asking for your advice: What should I do? MUSIC CREDITS: "Sensitive" and "Cons ...…
 
We've moved. To the suburbs. We're getting to know the new neighbors, and we're wondering: Will they accept us here? MUSIC CREDITS: "Glitter" and "Chauncy" by Podington Bear (licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0) and "Bloom" by Jahzzar (licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0).
 
Did you know there's a wedding coming up, uniting an Englishman with an American bride? Listen now for ALL the juicy details on this intercontinental couple's forthcoming nuptials! (And hear what my daughter thinks of her soon-to-be stepdad.) MUSIC CREDITS: "Lord of the Land," "Evening Melodrama," "Master of the Feast," "The Rule," and "Bossa B ...…
 
In this episode, my daughter and I get to talk with two of our heroes. Jazz Jennings is a reality TV star, LGBTQ activist, and arguably the most famous transgender teen in the world. Her mom Jeanette is as brave as they come. MUSIC CREDITS: “Springtime,” “Quartrefoil,” and “Blue” by Podington Bear (licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0) “Helice” by Monpl ...…
 
Of course I knew this was going to happen eventually. But that didn't make it any easier when it did. Music credits: “Chicxuclub” and “Transient” by Podington Bear “Undaunted” by Kevin MacLeod “Dormir rien de plus” by Monplaisir
 
After a pretty lengthy hiatus, we're back! The first episode of the 2018 season comes out next week. Here's a little taste of what's to come. Music credits: "Lode Runner" and "Sorrento" by Podington Bear.
 
This mini-episode contains: One VERY excited little girl awaiting Santa, news of the big changes coming to our lives, my plans for the future of this podcast, and... a miracle! Music credits: Dee Yan-Key, "Santa on Tour" (licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Borrtex, "Buying Presents" (licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0)…
 
How can the best of times also be the worst of times? This spring nearly washed me away... but not quite. M. tries her hand at TV journalism. Music credit: David Mumford, “Singing in the Rain (Instrumental)" (licensed under CC BY 4.0)
 
I thought I was pretty brave until I met my counterpart from a red state. Music credits: "Telling Me So" and "Spring" (instrumental) by St. Paul de Vence
 
This tiny episode is mostly silly, and a little bit serious. I also have some news. Plus, cat videos. (KUOW is hosting a How to Be a Girl listening party in Seattle on February 26! Reserve a seat at http://kuow.org/post/join-us-how-be-girl-listening-party) MUSIC CREDITS: "Quirky Dog" by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com) "Mama" (instrumental) ...…
 
I'm not transgender, but my daughter is. That means she needs someone to model the future who isn't me: A transgender big sister. Music credits: “Dormir Rien de plus” by Monplaisir (public domain)
 
In 2013, Obama opened a window for transgender people when he made it easier to change the gender on your Social Security record. But with Trump coming into office, it looks like that window is about to close. I hadn't been in much of a rush to change my 9-year-old transgender daughter's Social Security record, but I sure am now. MUSIC CREDITS: ...…
 
It’s still five years off, but I think about it all the time. What’s it going to be like when my transgender daughter becomes a teenager? Music credits: Andy G Cohen, "Land_Legs" (licensed under CC BY 4.0) David Mumford, "Twinkle Twinkle Instrumental" (licensed under CC BY 4.0) Loch Lomond, "Elephants and Little Girls" (licensed under CC BY 4.0 ...…
 
She hasn't got a womb or ovaries but she wants to be a mommy. How do I tell my young daughter that she won't ever be a biological mother? Music credits: "Child Come Home" by Michael Howard (Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0) "Flagger" by Blue Dot Sessions (Licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0) “That Old Harpoon” by Gillicuddy (Licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0)…
 
My 8-year-old transgender daughter is not giving up. She's eating popcorn and singing and telling jokes and she has some advice for you.
 
When I first realized I had a transgender child, Lauren reached out and told me it was going to be OK. Ever since, she's been the one I lean on when I'm terrified. She's the bravest woman I know. My friend, "Lauren," in 1979. Music credits: “George Street Shuffle” and “In Your Arms” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) “Evenhanded” by Podington B ...…
 
My daughter has lots of friends, and she's big on play dates with other little girls. But sometimes we need to book a special play date, because sometimes you just need to hang out with somebody who's just like you. Music Credits: "The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan” by Chris Zabriskie, “Hélice” by Monplaisir, and “Rainbow St ...…
 
When my husband and I split up four years ago, we agreed to share custody of our...."son." Four years later, we have a transgender daughter, and the crazy truth is that I've never really asked him how he feels about this. So I did. And this is what he said. (I asked him a few other questions, too.) Music credits: “The Father’s Name” by Gianluca ...…
 
This isn't a full episode. Just a little update on what we've been up to, with some very silly audio of my daughter. (What can I say? It's been a silly summer!) There's also an important announcement about the future of this podcast and some news on my daughter's love life (and mine too!). Music credits: "Fudge" by Gillicuddy…
 
I never thought a bathroom bill - the kind they passed in North Carolina - would come to my home state. But it did. They're trying to pass one where I live, and this is the story of my fight (so far) against it. (You can see more photos related to this story on my blog, gendermom.com.) Music credits: "Heartache" by Broke For Free, "Golden" by L ...…
 
This is a continuation of Episode IX. It tells the rest of the story of what happened when my transgender daughter started second grade at a new school. Music credits: "Light Thought Variation 2," "Thatched Villagers," and "Relaxing Piano Music" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), "Moonlight Sonata (Ludwig van Beethoven)" by Dr. Phibes and The ...…
 
This episode has been six months in the making, because that's how long it took for this story to play out. It's the story of my daughter entering second grade at a new school where we knew no one, almost no one knew her secret, and I had no idea how I was going to keep her safe. Music credits: "Blackbird" and "Light Thought Variation 2" by Kev ...…
 
Earlier this year, my daughter got to meet the transgender TV star Laverne Cox. I wrote about it for my blog, and that heart-warming, feel-good post went crazy viral on the internet. But there's more to the story. Here it is. My daughter gave her first interview (to Amy Poehler's Smart Girls website): Check it out! Music credits: "Hearts Mend ( ...…
 
When my "son" first started saying that "he" was actually a "she," I went looking for information. I wanted hard numbers. I wanted data. I wanted science to tell me to do. This is what I discovered. If you'd like to watch a condensed, 5-minute animated version of this episode, check this out: Music credits: "Arboles" by Podington Bear; "Outside ...…
 
This episode is a little different from the others I've made. It's mostly just my daughter talking, answering my questions about what it's like being a transgender six year old.
 
She's six years old and transgender. I'm a single mom. This is what happens when we both hit the dating scene and compare notes about it. Music credits: "Night Owl" by Broke for Free, "Is This What Mama Meant" by Michaela Anne.
 
How girlie do you have to be to secure your spot in the girl club? And what happens when your own mother questions your girl credentials? Bonus: The Origins of Acrobat Girl: Music credits: "Action" and "Eastern" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), "Xena: Warrior Princess - Main Title" by Joseph LoDuca.…
 
Am I insane? How can I be so sure that my young child is transgender? Music credits: "Her Love Comes in Air" by soundZcapa, "Gato" by Rod Hamilton, "Kaikou" by Satori.
 
What's it like raising a transgender child? How did your family respond? What about school? How in the world does this work? This episode gives you the low-down on what daily life is really like for us. Music credits: "Le Petit Jardin" by Lee Maddeford, "Under the Color Cave" by Noveller, "Lost Frontier" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), "Big ...…
 
When he was three years old, my son informed me that she was actually my daughter. I'm now the mother of a happy, confident little transgender girl, but it took a while to get here. Watch an animated version of Episode I: Music credits: "Ichill" by Kakurenbo, "Rosary Novena for Gender Transitioning" by Terre Thaemlitz, "The Flight of Lulu" by P ...…
 
In the final show of the series David Mitchell interviews Sarah Teather MP, (Lib Dem) Minister for Children & Families. David also hosts a debate asking if British politicians are all a bit rubbish; with Salma Yaqoob Leader, Respect Party, Jonathan Powell, Blair's former Chief of Staff and Jesse Armstrong - Writer, 'The Thick Of It'.…
 
In episode fourteen, David Mitchell hosts a debate on the Monarchy, with Owen Jones (Author, 'Chavs'), Peter Oborne (political commentator, Daily Telegraph) and Natalie Haynes (author & broadcaster). David will also discuss the increasingly prevalent issue of super-injunctions; with Clive Anderson and media lawyer, Charlotte Harris.…
 
In episode thirteen, David speaks to Tessa Jowell MP, Shadow Cabinet Office Minister. To debate 'if the banks fail again, what do we do?' Are Richard Sharp, former partner, Goldman Sachs; broadcaster James Max and financial journalist and campaigner Max Keiser.By podcasts@channel4.co.uk ( Channel 4 ).
 
In episode twelve, David discusses phone hacking with former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, a suspected victim of phone hacking - and ex tabloid hack and ex phone hacker Paul McMullan. David's debate this week is about social mobility and features Johann Hari, Columnist, The Independent; Shane Greer, Executive Editor, Total Politics and J ...…
 
In episode eleven, David Mitchell interviews Ken Livingstone, Labour London Mayoral Candidate and Mayor of London, 2000-2008. David also hosts a debate asking if there is an alternative to cuts, with The Economist's Noreena Hertz, The Times Columnist Danny Finkelstein and protestor Laurie Penny.By podcasts@channel4.co.uk ( Channel 4 ).
 
In episode ten, David Mitchell interviews Minister of State for Housing and Local Government, Grant Shapps MP. David also hosts a debate on Libya, with War On Want campaigner Yasmin Khan, former British diplomat Carne Ross and Majid Nawaz; co-founder of the Quilliam Foundation.By podcasts@channel4.co.uk ( Channel 4 ).
 
In episode nine, David Mitchell interviews UKIP leader Nigel Farage MEP and hosts a debate on business in government. Joining the debate are food journalist and author of 'Swindled: From Poison Sweets to Counterfeit Coffee' Bee Wilson; Director General of Institute of Economic Affairs, Mark Littlewood and CEO of Association of Convenience Store ...…
 
In episode eight, Andy Burnham, the Shadow Secretary for Education, is interviewed by David Mitchell. David also debates whether we should intervene in Libya? Joining him for the debate are Total Politics magazine's Shane Greer, Stop the War's Tansy Hoskins and Conservative politician Rory Stewart MP.…
 
In episode eight, Andy Burnham, the Shadow Secretary for Education, is interviewed by David Mitchell. David also debates whether we should intervene in Libya? Joining him for the debate are Total Politics magazine's Shane Greer, Stop the War's Tansy Hoskins and Conservative politician Rory Stewart MP.…
 
In episode seven, David interviews Lord Robert Winston and Dr Dan Poulter MP regarding the NHS reforms. David also hosts a debate on race and immigration with Gordon Brown's former advisor Deborah Mattinson, senior politics editor of the New Statesman Medhi Hasan and Conservative politician Shaun Bailey.…
 
In episode six, General Secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport Workers union, Bob Crow is interviewed by David Mitchell. David also hosts a debate on arms, asking whether it's OK to sell arms to dictators. Joining him are War on Want’s Yasmin Kahn; the Daily Telegraph’s Alex Singleton, and the Conservative Party’s Dominic Raab MP.…
 
In episode five, Freakonomics author Stephen Dubner joins Jimmy and Lauren, David hosts a debate about protests versus voting with activist Tamsin Omond, columnist Milo Yiannopoulos and Jilted Generation author Ed Howker. David interviews Labour supporter Sally Bercow and Conservative politician Steven Norris where they discuss whether to say y ...…
 
In episode four, David interviews deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, Simon Hughes MP, and hosts a rather lively debate on the Big Society. Joining him in the Big Society debate are Conservative politician Shaun Bailey, Big Society architect Phillip Blond and journalist Johann Hari.By podcasts@channel4.co.uk ( Channel 4 ).
 
In episode three, David Mitchell spoke to Green Party leader Caroline Lucas MP and hosted a debate on privatisation of Britain's assets between blogger Harry Cole, Sir Christopher Bland and Hannah Lownsbrough. Warning: contains very strong language.By podcasts@channel4.co.uk ( Channel 4 ).
 
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