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To celebrate Pride Month, I’m playing two of the Allusionist episodes that have stuck with me the most during the show’s existence.
The first is Joins. You listeners talk about your particular experiences in your trans bodies, dealing with the available vocabulary for sex and the associated body parts.
(Content note: the episode contains language pertaining to sex and the associated body parts.)
Second is Pride: the story of how that word was chosen in 1970 for LGBTQ Pride events.
Find out more at theallusionist.org/joins-pride-rerun.
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