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Victoria Willow, a transwoman recently emerged from living in stealth for over 20 years, now working to open a transsexual shelter in Mississippi

Willa Schneberg, award winning and widely published poet, on her latest 'poetry of witness' called "Storytelling in Cambodia"

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00:00 Introduction
  • Charles River filth
  • Red Sox and curing cancer
  • Susie Green updates us about trans daughter Jackie
11:18 Clown graphic Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News
  • Spanish same-sex wedding broadcasts
  • England: survey reveals foreplay duration
  • Discussion: sex and foreplay
  • Louisville finds solution to fountain invasion
  • Asheville headline faux pas
  • Episcopals splinter for conservatives
  • Cameroon: girls undergo ritual breast ironing
  • Micronesian society retains stone coins
  • Pakistanis investigate degraded phallus
  • Chinese tattoos insult owners
  • Wallowing in chocolate
  • Chocolatier discovers chocolate Virgin Mary
  • Woman sues JC Penny after run-in with mannekin
29:36 The Bird With the Word Raving Raven
  • Raven's pronunciation
  • Update on transsexual hen
  • Right Whales endangered by fast-moving ships & fishing gear
38:06 Gender News
  • Illinois court rules against anti-same-sex ballot initiative
  • ABA urges gender expression or identity non-discrimination legislation
  • Another young child killed by extreme gendering
  • Social Security "No Match" letters 'out' people
  • Study highlights similarities between men and women
  • Man Who Attacked Transsexuals Gets 206-Year Sentence
  • NY state supreme court judge rules existing law protects trans employees
50:23 Question of the Week

"When it comes to the terms, "Gender Dysphoria", "Gender Identity Disorder" and "Body Dysmorphic", what is the difference?"
(From: Dee)

55:50 Evelien Snel Evelien's Diary, entry 46: "Security"

Evelien's website:

60:02 Victoria Willow, vice president of the Transsexual Emergency Shelter project, tells us about the new emergency shelter that is opening in the U.S. southeast for transgender persons who find themselves in an emergency situation. Opening soon in Macon, Mississippi, it will be open to TS, TG, TG no-op, pre-op, and post-ops from anywhere in the southeast who find themselves in an emergency situation, and provide a transitional shelter and development programs to aid each resident in their personal needs.

Email Victoria at:
or call 662-726-9694

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90:27 Willa Schneberg, award winning and widely published poet, is also a potter, weaver and social worker. She joins us to talk about her new book "Storytelling in Cambodia", and to talk about what is happening with Cambodians in their country.

Willa's website,

Publisher's site for Storytelling in Cambodia

Calxy Books

118:30 End
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