The Genderqueer Crossdressing Universe

Chat with Dr Elizabeth Riley, Transgender Counsellor & Independent Academic

Dr Riley's work website -




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


  • Why are crossdressing/transgender people like this?


Milton Diamond -



  • Why does trans-phobia exist?

Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She (2005) -



  • 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 -



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


World Professional Association for Transgendered Health -


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

Australia & New Zealand Professional Association for Transgendered Health -


The Gender Centre -


  • Anything else to add?




Direct download: 20140716_Chat_with_TG_Counsellor_Dr_Elizabeth_Riley.mp3
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My take on #YesAllWomen and why violence, whether physical, sexual, or emotional, needs to be stopped.




1. What is #YesAllWomen

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


2. Violence

UN chapter on Violence Against Women -

Australian Government Department of Social Services - Facts about women's safety -

What men (and all people) can do to help stop domestic violence -


3. Misogyny

Workplace misogyny discussed in prior podcast -

Election body slammed for sexist cartoon -

Egypt's sexual harrassment pandemic - and the powerlessness of hashtags -

Pantene Philippines - Denise Laurel rises above her labels #WHIPIT -



Direct download: 20140701_YesAllWomen.mp3
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