JK Rowling’s Trans-Exclusionary Essay, Protesting & Your Period

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By Earwolf, Erin Gibson, and Bryan Safi. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

On this week’s Throwing Shade, Bryan discusses J.K. Rowling’s ignorant and regressive tweetstorm (and subsequent essay) about what she believes constitutes ‘womanhood’. Then, Erin explains why protesting can be far more dangerous for women due to the unexpected effects that tear gas has on the female reproductive system.

Throwing Shade is raising money for The Marsha P. Johnson Institute, "created to elevate, support, and nourish the voices of BLACK trans people."Donate to the YumRaiser at this link: https://bit.ly/2YvhhXm C’mon family, let’s put some yum into this yuck together.

And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.

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