GayTalk 2.0 – Episode 89 – Transgender Spotlight With Guest Alok Vaid-Menon

On this week’s episode we welcome Alok Vaid-Menon as our guest on this the second of a four-part episode series we will host throughout the entire month of November to celebrate Transgender Awareness. Alok is a gender non-conforming writer, entertainer and performance artist. Alok has been featured on HBO, MTV, The Guardian, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The New Yorker and has presented their work at 300 venues in more than 30 countries. Alok’s interview with the cast was nothing short of mind-blowing. Please enjoy this amazing discussion with such a transcendent artist.

Alok Vaid-Menon


On today’s “DISH” Tom talks about a number of wins for the LGBTQ community and it’s political candidates in California, Minnesota & Virginia that won big on election night, three of which are transgender women. Nick fills us in on TLC’s decision to fire Derick Dillard for his transphobic remarks made about the teen Jazz Jennings, the star of the transgender teen’s show, I Am Jazz. Chris updates us on Scotland where Nicola Sturgeon has apologized to gay men convicted of same-sex activities which were deemed illegal in the past.


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