What It Means to be a Protector with Actress Angelica Ross

What It Means to be a Protector with Actress Angelica Ross

What It Means to be a Protector with Actress Angelica Ross

The Man Enough Podcast - October 3, 2022 - 1:16:03

Justin, Jamey and Liz sit down with award winning trans actress and activist Angelica Ross (POSE, AHS) to discuss what it means to be protected, who needs protection and what it looks like to be a true protector in a divided world. Through an array of brave commentary, Angelica shares vulnerable stories about her childhood, her relationship with her mother, how humanizing your parents can provide healing and her experience as a trans woman who often catches the eye of conventionally straight men. About Angelica Ross: Angelica Ross, 41, is a leading figure of success and strength, in the movement for human rights advocacy focused on Transgender and racial equality. As the president and founder of Trans Tech, an award winning program and social enterprise that helps trans people lift themselves out of poverty through technical training and resource sharing, Miss Ross is a tireless advocate for the visibility, equity and access in disadvantaged communities.Angelica is an award winning actress who had her breakthrough on Ryan Murphy’s Award Winning FX hit series, Pose. The show features the largest transgender cast ever for a scripted series, making TV history! SHOW NOTES1:37 - Host Intro6:42 - Angelica Ross8:50 - Creating Safe Spaces11:39 - Angelica’s Brave Relationship with Her Mother19:33 - Seeing Your Parents & Children As Human25:27 - Men As Protectors35:54 - Abortion is More Than A Woman’s Issue46:48 - Jokes Can Hurt Like Knives, Dave Chappelle’s Impact on Mental Health52:13 - There Is So Much Wisdom to be Gained From Marginalized People55:43 - Defunding the Police01:00:18 - Trans People Are Not the Boogeyman01:06:39 - Diminishing Women Down to Their Parts01:09:52 - Angelica Is Looking For a Man That Is ‘Man Enough’01:13:42 - What Does It Mean to be ‘Man Enough?’KEY QUOTES "I'm creating not just a safe space, I'm creating a brave space." “It has taken me a lifetime to create this kind of peace and comfort…you are not going to make me feel uncomfortable.” JOIN THE MAN ENOUGH COMMUNITY: https://instagram.com/wearemanenough https://tiktok.com/wearemanenough https://twitter.com/WeAreManEnough https://facebook.com/wearemanenough https://youtube.com/WeAreManEnough Subscribe to the Man Enough newsletter for behind the scenes, updates, sneak peeks of new episodes, and positive masculinity content: https://manenough.com/newsletterRead the Man Enough book: https://manenough.com/booksPre-Order the Boys Will Be Human book: https://boyswillbehuman.com ANGELICA ROSS LINKS: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/angelicaross/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/angelicaloveross Twitter: https://twitter.com/angelicaross Site: https://missross.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MissRoss Podcast: Like A Butterfly FOLLOW THE HOSTS:Justin Baldoni https://instagram.com/justinbaldoni https://www.tiktok.com/@justinbaldoni https://facebook.com/justinbaldoni https://twitter.com/justinbaldoni Text: +1 (310) 845-6909 Liz Plank https://instagram.com/feministabulous https://tiktok.com/@lizplank https://facebook.com/feministabulous https://twitter.com/feministabulous http://www.elizabethplank.com/ Jamey Heath https://instagram.com/jamey_heath_ https://tiktok.com/@jameyheath https://twitter.com/jamey_heath_ https://facebook.com/jameyjaz http://www.jameyheath.com/ SPECIAL ADVERTISER OFFERS FOR YOUTurning Points PodcastCheck out season 2 of Turning Points: Navigating Mental Health. The first episode features Boston Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo. A podcast from Point32Health in partnership with Boston Globe Media. Available wherever you get your podcasts.#trans #abortion #abortionrights #childhood #safespace

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