The Genderqueer Crossdressing Universe

Chat with Dr Elizabeth Riley, Transgender Counsellor & Independent Academic

Dr Riley's work website - http://peoplesmart.net.au/

 

Questions:

 

  • As a starter, how did you become a counsellor for crossdressing/transgender persons?

 

  • Why are crossdressing/transgender people like this?

 

Milton Diamond - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton_Diamond

 

 

  • Why does trans-phobia exist?

Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She (2005) - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0495729/

 

 

  • How can you deal with an unaccepting spouse/other family members?

 

  • How can I come out to people as crossdresser/transgender? Who should I come out to?

 

  • How are the counselling issues for transsexuals and crossdressers similar? How are they different?

 

  • How can I deal with desires to purge?

 

The Seahorse Society - http://www.seahorsesoc.org/

 

 

  • How do I find a crossdresser/trans-friendly counsellor?

 

World Professional Association for Transgendered Health - http://www.wpath.org/

 

  • Aside from counselors, what crossdresser/trans resources would you recommend?

Australia & New Zealand Professional Association for Transgendered Health - http://www.anzpath.org/

 

The Gender Centre - http://www.gendercentre.org.au/

 

  • Anything else to add?

 

Email: genderqueeruniverse@gmail.com

 

Direct download: 20140716_Chat_with_TG_Counsellor_Dr_Elizabeth_Riley.mp3
Category:Genderqueer -- posted at: 3:48am EST

My take on #YesAllWomen and why violence, whether physical, sexual, or emotional, needs to be stopped.

 

Contents:

 

1. What is #YesAllWomen

TIME Magazine -The Most Powerful #YesAllWomen Tweets by Nolan Feeney

http://time.com/114043/yesallwomen-hashtag-santa-barbara-shooting/

 

2. Violence

UN chapter on Violence Against Women - http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/ageing/documents/egm/NeglectAbuseandViolenceofOlderWomen/Violence%20against%20women.pdf

Australian Government Department of Social Services - Facts about women's safety - http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/women/publications-articles/general/fact-sheets-womens-issues/facts-about-women-s-safety

What men (and all people) can do to help stop domestic violence - http://www.domesticviolence.com.au/pages/what-men-can-do-to-help-stop-domestic-violence.php

 

3. Misogyny

Workplace misogyny discussed in prior podcast - http://crossdressingcanopy.blogspot.com.au/2014/03/mardi-gras-social-conditioning.html

Election body slammed for sexist cartoon - http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2014/05/511_158156.html

Egypt's sexual harrassment pandemic - and the powerlessness of hashtags - http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/06/18/egypts-sexual-harassment-pandemic-and-the-powerlessness-of-hashtags/

Pantene Philippines - Denise Laurel rises above her labels #WHIPIT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xYsvcKfq8E

 

Email: genderqueeruniverse@gmail.com

Direct download: 20140701_YesAllWomen.mp3
Category:Genderqueer -- posted at: 6:33am EST

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