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Mary Haddock-Staniland

On this week’s show hosts Rowan and Rebeckah replay an encore interview with New Zealand transgender personality Mary Haddock-Staniland. Together they spoke about the importance of diversity, visibility, and the future. New Doctor Who BBC audio drama ‘Stranded’ will have a trans companion, played by trans actress Rebecca Root (who had been in Doctor Who audio dramas before, but always in cis roles). We have our warm and fuzzy segment and news from around the world. Our highlighted music is from TASH SULTANA. Tash is a non-binary one person band” from right here in Melbourne. 

Don’t forget to Sign the petition to get top and bottom surgery to be covered by medicare (almost as 21,000+ signatures) – https://www.change.org/p/medicare-top-and-bottom-surgery-to-be-covered-by-medicare. Also follow the links to Speak to access resources and join the community  www.speak.org.au  and The Validation Station – a free daily trans positivity text service, www.validationstation.net . You can always contact us via the socials or email at  thegenderagenda@joy.org.au  

 

About the author: Tom

 

Tom multitasks as a medical scientist, housesitter, L2P driving mentor and podcaster on JOY 94.9. Shows include The Gender Agenda, Murphys Law, Stand Up Straight and Word for Word

 

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