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Sunday, January 20 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Transgender Representation in Audio Drama

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The age of the internet has allowed for unprecedented access to stories created by and about transgender folx, and podcasts (both fiction and non-fiction) have embraced the opportunity to push the boundaries of gender diverse representation. Join this panel of transgender and non-binary podcast creators, writers, hosts, and actors as they discuss their experiences expanding gender inclusivity in the medium.

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Price

Jamie Price

Jamie Price is a voice actor and musician from Edmonton, Canada. They voice Brian Jeeter in The Strange Case of Starship Iris, Gans in What's the Frequency, and they have also appeared in Greater Boston, Misadventure By Death, and I'm Not Noah. In addition to voice acting, they perform... Read More →
avatar for Lisette Alvarez

Lisette Alvarez

Lisette is a podcaster, storyteller, globetrotter, digital strategist, and witch. They are the writer, producer, and main character of the fantasy audio drama Kalila Stormfire's Economical Magick Services and play the main character in the audio drama Magic King Dom. A third culture... Read More →
avatar for Lucille Valentine

Lucille Valentine

Lucille Valentine is a desert rat masquerading as a voice actress, poet, visual artist, and LGBTQ+ community advocate whose works often include themes of poverty, queer and trans experience, and whatever her current existential crisis is. You can hear her in the podcasts The Six Disappearances... Read More →
avatar for Micah Rollins

Micah Rollins

Micah Rollins is an independent scholar working in the intersection of media studies and LGBTQ studies. His work focuses on the creation, dissemination, and reception of fiction narratives within the queer community. Find him on twitter @detectivejoan, where he sadly doesn’t tweet... Read More →
avatar for Mischa Stanton

Mischa Stanton

Mischa Stanton is a virtuoso of audio fiction. They are the sound designer of over a dozen immersive storytelling podcasts, including LeVar Burton Reads and The Bright Sessions, as well as co-founder & executive producer of The Whisperforge, a collective whose shows have a combined... Read More →
avatar for Sophie Kaner

Sophie Kaner

Sophie Kaner is the co-creator (along with partner Kevin Vibert), director, and sound designer for sci-fi/noir/fantasy/horror podcast The Penumbra. The Penumbra has been featured in The Guardian, Vox, HuffPost, and WePresent, as well as winning multiple Audio Verse awards for acting... Read More →


Sunday January 20, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 606-609