Wanda Sykes is a comedian, but so much more. As an actor, she has had two shows on Fox. She's also been in the hits, "Curb your Enthusiasm" and "The New Adventures of Old Christine". And her voice has been in several animated hits such as "Ice Age: Continental Drift" and "Over the Hedge". Plus, she's been in films like "Monster-in-Law" and "Evan Almighty". But she's more than that, being a spokesperson for GLAAD and PETA. Don Merrill talks with Wanda Sykes and runs out of time way too soon.
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Tom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole full of ideas that rock the dominant paradigm: climate insurgency, decentralized and democratic energy, a critique of femmephobia, and the end of work and capitalism.
To hear the whole show with musical breaks, use the play button. For individual segments, follow these links: 54:23 minutes (31.12 MB)
In a recent blog post, Franvarian explores the stereotypes within the LGBT community that lead to misplaced and oppressive assumptions about femmes and to "femmephobia". Old Mole Iven Hale reads it for us.
Photo credit: http://geeksdreamgirl.com/ 8:46 minutes (5.02 MB)
California's School Success and Opportunity Act, which puts into law the right of transgender students to use school restrooms and join sports teams according to their gender identity, will go into effect on January 1. However, a conservative coalition called Privacy for All Students has submitted signatures to put a repeal on next year's ballot, in which case the law would be suspended. KBOO spoke with Masen Davis, the executive director of the Transgender Law Center, for more. 4:53 minutes (4.48 MB)