Trans Awareness Week (TAW) is November 13-19. During the week, people and organizations raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues members of the community face. TAW always precedes Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which is on November 20. TDOR honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence that year. This playlist offers an opportunity to hear about the wide range of experiences transgender people have.
Forgotten: Women of Juárez, hosted by Oz Woloshyn and Mónica Ortiz Uribe, investigates the mysterious disappearance of women in Juárez, Mexico over the course of decades. Finding justice for these women proves to be incredibly difficult given a weak judicial system laden with corruption, a contentious border relationship with the US, and American consumerism.
A Q&A with Conor Powell, the host of the Long Shots podcast, which explores eight presidential candidates who lost the race for the White House but permanently changed America’s political landscape – in ways that are still being felt today.
A Q & A with Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and host of Business Dad. Business Dad is Alexis’ new podcast that serves as an avenue for asking dads at the top of their game professionally, “how do you balance it all?”
There are no shortage of daily news podcasts out there, but Crooked Media’s What a Day offers a slightly different take on the days headlines, thanks in part to host Akilah Hughes. Every weekday, Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the day’s biggest stories and look at things that might have slipped through the cracks — all with a slightly irreverant perspective.
Melissa Clark, a longtime food writer and cookbook author, reminds all of us that cooking at home isn’t so bad in her new podcast, Weeknight Kitchen.
Bleeped, a new podcast from journalist Matthew Billy, examines the ways that businesses, the government, and others prevent people from saying, thinking, or doing what they want. He tells the stories of people who have been censored and how they fought back against the controlling forces.
The Clearing is a true crime podcast tells the story of the infamous serial killer, Ed Edwards, through the eyes of the man’s very own daughter. The series takes listeners on an unfolding story of a murderer, but through the eyes of his daughter as she works to solve her own mystery of the man she thought she knew.