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Virginia Stephenson, on being gender-fluid and the politics of transgenderism

Shelley Bindon, editor of the Lambda Book Report, on the 2000 Lambda Literary Award nominees

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00:00 Introduction
14:07 Question of the Week
17:49 Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News
28:33 Virginia Stephenson, transgender activist and community leader in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Virginia is a former Christian fundamentalist minister, successful business person and a current member of the board of directors for the Albuquerque Lesbian and Gay Chamber of Commerce. She facilitates a TG community group and a TG political action committeee. We talked with Virginia about her own life, where she lives comfortably somewhere between male and female, and how she and the people around her deal with her gender fluidity. We also talked about the politics of transgenderism and some of the progress being made in her part of the country.
56:09 Boston area (and some national) announcements
61:46 Shelley Bindon tells us about the books -- especially those in the "transgender" category -- nominated for this year's Lambda Literary Awards, the LGBT community's highest awards for writing. Shelly serves as an organizer of the Lambda Literary Awards, a program of the Lambda Literary Foundation. She is also the editor of the Lambda Book Report, the award-winning magazine which reviews over 30 LGBT titles monthly and keeps readers on top of LGBT publishing industry news. (Lambda hotline: 202-462-7924)
84:29 End
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