First Person

Every opinion starts with a story. Intimate conversations about the big ideas shaping our world, hosted by journalist Lulu Garcia-Navarro. From New York Times Opinion.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 5 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 hours 32 minutes

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Jerri Ann Henry and the Republican Rollback of L.G.B.T.Q. Rights


Being gay and Republican never felt like identities that were at odds to Jerri Ann Henry. She grew up in a conservative Christian family in Texas and was door-knocking for local politicians from the time she could walk. Later, she became a loud voice in the fight for marriage equality as the head of the group Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry and led the Log Cabin Republicans, a group representing gay conservatives...


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Sharone Mitchell Jr. and the Progressive Case Against Gun Permits


Any day now, the Supreme Court will rule on a case that could dramatically expand gun rights in the United States. The case is, unsurprisingly, backed by the National Rifle Association. But it has also generated support from typically liberal public defenders, like Sharone Mitchell Jr. Mitchell is the public defender for Cook County, which includes Chicago — a city with some of the strictest gun laws in the country...


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Will Estrada and the Long Roots of Parental Rights


Parental rights. It’s a term that burst into the public consciousness in recent years. This year alone, 82 bills have been introduced in 26 states under the banner of parental rights. On issues such as masking, vaccine mandates, critical race theory and book bans, parents are showing up at school board meetings to demand a greater say in their children’s education and lives. And it has coalesced into a powerful political force on the right...


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Merritt Tierce and the Abortion She Didn't Have


If the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in the coming weeks, tens of millions of women will find themselves living in states where abortion is outlawed in almost all cases. And for some women, that will mean having children — without actually wanting them — because they are left with no choice. That’s where Merritt Tierce, a writer, was 23 years ago. At 19, she was not planning to become a mother when she found herself pregnant...


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Introducing First Person


Every opinion starts with a story. Intimate conversations about the big ideas shaping our world, hosted by journalist Lulu Garcia-Navarro. Coming in June from New York Times Opinion.


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