UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

Lawyer Chase Strangio On “Genocidal” Anti-Trans Laws—And Resistance

Lawyer Chase Strangio On “Genocidal” Anti-Trans Laws—And Resistance

UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham - June 10, 2021 - 36:20

2021 has already been declared the worst year in U.S. history for legislative attacks against the LGBTQ community...and we’re not even halfway through! Against that backdrop, ACLU lawyer Chase Strangio—named one of Time’s “most influential people in the world” in 2020—sits down to talk to host Brittany Packnett Cunningham about why the GOP is obsessed with anti-trans legislation, and what we can do in response. Plus, Brittany reflects on the lessons of FX’s Pose and brings us the Untrending News.

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Brittany Packnett Cunningham is an activist, educator, and popular TV commentator—and a trusted voice for millions of people interested in social justice. Now, with UNDISTRACTED—an original podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios—she aims her focus on the most pressing issues of our time through the lens of intersectional feminism. From the latest headlines to deep-dives with today’s most fascinating changemakers, UNDISTRACTED is your weekly guide to the revolution.