How to Be a Girl

How to Be a Girl is an audio podcast I produce about life with my six-year-old transgender daughter. It stars the two of us -- a single mom and a six-year-old "girl with a penis" -- as we attempt together to sort out just what it means to be a girl.

http://www.howtobeagirlpodcast.com/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 17m. Bisher sind 37 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Wochen
subscribe
share



 

Episode XXX: Emma at last


I want you to meet my good friend, Emma. When she was a little girl, she was just like my daughter. But no one knew her for 60 years. I'm so glad she's here now.


share





 2019-09-23  n/a
 
 

Episode XXIX: Eleven


I sit down for a talk with my (almost) 11-year-old: Cliques, gossip, fashion, puberty, and how it feels to be a transgender tween. MUSIC CREDIT: “Little Girl” by Jetty Rae (Courtesy of Audiosocket)


share





 2019-01-25  n/a
 
 

Episode XXVIII: The Tell


A new friend at school. A poker lesson. A 10-year-old hatches a plan.MUSIC CREDITS:“Ganef” by Vagabond Opera and “Moonlight Love Affair” by Steve Rice (Courtesy of Audiosocket)“Chill Wave” by Kevin MacLeod “The Reckoning” by Podington BearPlease consider checking out our Support Page. Your help keeps this podcast going!


share





 2018-12-31  n/a
 
 

Episode XXVII: Playdates with Christians


Are the new next-door neighbors going to be let their daughters play with mine if they find out she's transgender? To attempt to answer this question, I seek expert advice from a new friend in the Bible Belt...


share





 2018-11-30  n/a
 
 

Episode XXVI: Sarah McBride


Need to hear a positive story about politics? I know I do. Here's the inspiring story of Sarah McBride, the young transgender activist who gives me hope (and is my personal pick for the first transgender president). MUSIC CREDITS: "Halflight," “G Piano," “Across the River, and "Triste" by Podington Bear; “Asturias” by Isaac Albeniz (Courtesy of Audiosocket).Please consider supporting us on Patreon...


share





 2018-11-06  n/a
 
 

Episode XXV: To Tell or Not to Tell? (Advice from HTBAG listeners)


In the last episode, I asked my listeners to help me answer this question: Should my daughter tell the kids at her new school that she's transgender? In this episode, you will hear the wisdom that came back to me. My cup runneth over...


share





 2018-10-30  n/a
 
 

Episode XXIV: Moving & Marrying, Part III - New School


My daughter starts fifth grade at a new school next month.  It's a fresh start, where no one knows that she's transgender.  How do I handle this? How do I advise her?  Should she keep her transgender status to herself or be more open? At the end of this episode, I'll be asking for your advice: What should I do?MUSIC CREDITS: "Sensitive" and "Constellation" by Podington Bear (licensed under CC BY-NC 3...


share





 2018-08-20  n/a
 
 

Episode XXIII: Moving & Marrying, Part II - Won't you be my neighbor?


We've moved.  To the suburbs.  We're getting to know the new neighbors, and we're wondering: Will they accept us here? MUSIC CREDITS:  "Glitter" and "Chauncy" by Podington Bear (licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0) and "Bloom" by Jahzzar (licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0).


share





 2018-07-31  n/a
 
 

Episode XXII: Moving & Marrying, Part I - The Prince


Did you know there's a wedding coming up, uniting an Englishman with an American bride?  Listen now for ALL the juicy details on this intercontinental couple's forthcoming nuptials! (And hear what my daughter thinks of her soon-to-be stepdad.)MUSIC CREDITS: "Lord of the Land," "Evening Melodrama," "Master of the Feast," "The Rule," and "Bossa Bossa" by Kevin MacLeod


share





 2018-05-17  12m
 
 

Episode XXI: Going First


In this episode, my daughter and I get to talk with two of our heroes.  Jazz Jennings is a reality TV star, LGBTQ activist, and arguably the most famous transgender teen in the world.  Her mom Jeanette is as brave as they come. MUSIC CREDITS: 
“Springtime,” “Quartrefoil,” and “Blue” by Podington Bear (licensed under CC BY-NC 3...


share





 2018-05-10  23m