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Today we’re joined by Yasmin Nair (https://twitter.com/NairYasmin). Dr. Yasmin Nair is a freelance writer, activist, academic, and commentator. The bastard child of queer theory and deconstruction, Nair has numerous critical essays, book reviews, investigative journalism, op-eds, and photography to her credit. She has appeared in publications like Current Affairs, where she is also an editor at large, The Baffler, Evergreen Review, In These Times, and Maximum Rock’n’Roll. Yasmin’s website can be found at http://www.yasminnair.net .
Discussed in this episode:
- Yasmin Nair’s articles “Your Sex is Not Radical” http://yasminnair.net/content/your-sex-not-radicaland “Your Trauma Is Your Passport” http://www.yasminnair.net/content/your-trauma-your-passport-hannah-gadsby-nanette-and-global-citizenship
- “Meet The Dominatrix Who Requires The Men Who Hire Her To Read Black Feminist Theory” by Amanda Duberman https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mistress-velvet_us_5a822b50e4b00ecc923d4eba
- “#BREAKING: Journal Documents How Wealthy Democratic Donor Hooked Young Black Gay Man on Meth Before His Death” by Jasmyne Cannick http://www.jasmyneacannick.com/breaking-journal-documents-how-wealthy-democratic-donor-hooked-young-black-gay-man-on-meth-before-his-death/
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (firstname.lastname@example.org). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu, Closing theme produced by Dust Fingaz https://soundcloud.com/dustfingaz/