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April 27, 2017 @ 2:56 pm

All About Wigs

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Wigs can be fun, they can be a pain and they can be an important tool. In this episode Kath and Faith answer a question from listener Christine who asked about options for the follically challenged. So listen now and learn everything about wigs; types, costs, wig materials, shapes, where to get them and why Faith hates them!

The movie Colossal, in which star Anne Hathaway may or may not sport a wig


Indie film Little Sister where the main star Collen Lunsford definitely wears a wig. Good movie - worth checking out.

 

NYC wig shop Wigs & Plus - Faith's favorite spot for store-bought hair. 


A gallery of unfortunately-attired people who ordered clothes from China. 

 

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Music by one of our favorite bands, the super cool, all-female punk band Jasper the Colossal. Download their new album "Take Your Time" and all their tracks on iTunes. 
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April 21, 2017 @ 12:30 am

All About Binding

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So what's up with binding? In this episode our special guest, Caleb from the Beyond Gender podcast, tells us everything about binding for FtM transgender men.  What is binding? How do you get started? What's safe and what should you look out for? Where can you get a binder? Caleb helps us out with these and lots of other questions as we explore everyting about binding.

Beyond Gender Podcast
Transistional Male - Binder vendor with a big brother binder sharing program. 
Autostraddle binder sharing site
DC King's drag king how-to guide.

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April 14, 2017 @ 1:53 am

Is Faith Happier after Starting Transition?

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Does transition make transgender people happier? What's it like to spend your whole life dreaming of something, planning for it, wishing for it, only to have it actually happen? In this episode, cis woman Kath asks transgender woman Faith if she's happier after starting to transition? Is life all good now? Do you still feel dysphoria? Plus we go over common transgender "bingos," those annoying responses and questions transgender people hear far too often. 

Faith's novel "The Homebody's Guide to Falling in Like."
Gender Rebels episode on Shapewear 
Blake Lively's famous bandage dress.

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April 7, 2017 @ 2:15 am

ID Trouble and Coming Out to Kath’s Parents

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ID cards and coming out can be super stressful for trans people. In this episode Kath and Faith discuss how people who are only part time, or who are in the process of tranitioning, deal with drivers' licenses, passports and other identification that doesn't match their gender presentation. In the second part of this episode, Faith shares her worries, fears and hopes for the tricky and troubling issue of one day coming out to Kath's parents and extended family. 

The TSA's guide for Transgender Passengers
The Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum. 

Faith's own recollections of this feeling and how she dealt with it. 

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The Gender Rebels is a weekly question-and-answer podcast that explores life outside the binary; crossdressing, transgender topics, queer life and anything else that helps break down the gender binary. It's hosted by Faith, a transgender woman in Brooklyn, and her cis female partner Kath. You might also hear a bark or two in the background from our cis dog Rocket. To ask us a question or share a thought emails us at questions@genderrebels.com