Podcasts featuring Kate Brookes

THE QUEER FAMILY PODCAST: Embracing her daughter’s gender (The Queer Family Podcast)

SPAWNED: “Acceptance is Protection”: Kate Brookes on parenting a trans kid, or any child on their own path (Cool Mom Pick)

ONE BAD MOTHER: Let’s Turn On Our “Transister” Radio! with Kate Brookes (One Bad Mother)

You Matter (NYU) Kate Brookes: Transgender Awareness (NYU)

VIRGIN. BEAUTY. BITCH: When My Son Gideon Became My Daughter Gabriella (VirginBeautyB!tch)

Articles by Kate Brookes

Happy Holidays…and remember your nephew is now your niece. (St. Louis Jewish Light)

My journey alongside my daughter as she transitions into who she is supposed to be (aka “The boobies are coming!! The boobies are coming!!”) (Today.com)

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah…there’s a girl with a penis in my bunk! (Medium)

OPINION: Access to gender-affirming healthcare is becoming a trans privilege and — that’s a problem. (Openly/Reuters)

I Took My Trans Daughter To Florida On Vacation. Now I’m Not Sure If We’ll Ever Go Back (HuffPost)

Articles/Reviews Featuring Kate Brookes

“A big-hearted account of one family’s trans story.” (Kirkus)

“Every personal story shared is shown beautifully through the eyes of each person involved, leaving readers with important information while falling in love with this sweet family.” (Booklife, Editor’s Pick)

“Transister is a powerful memoir about a mother’s stand for her daughter’s right to be her authentic self” (Foreword)

Award-winning journalist and trans mom shares her journey (Queer Forty)

The doll’s silent protest helped me find my voice (LGBTQ Nation)

Trans Issues in the News

Missouri teachers who support a trans minor’s social transition could face felony, be put on sex offender list under proposed bill, 3/5/24, (ABC News)

Why Megan Rapinoe’s retirement matters for trans soccer players, 7/21/23 (MSNBC)

Conservatives are making the Ohio abortion amendment about trans rights, 7/20/23, (NBC News)

Charles Barkley is (expletive) right, and courageous, in defending transgender community, 7/19/23 (USA Today)

Rikkie Valerie Kolle: Transgender woman wins Miss Netherlands for the first time, 7/10/23 (Sky News)

Dylan Mulvaney says Bud Light’s backlash response was ‘worse than not hiring a trans person at all’, 6/30/23 (CNN)

‘There are more trans bans than trans athletes’: what’s driving anti-LGBTQ+ hate in America?, 6/29/23 (The Guardian)

Montana State Rep Zooey Zephyr Charges That The State’s New Gender Affirming Health Care Ban Will ‘Torture’ Teens, 6/13/23 (Hollywood Life)

Missouri lawmakers ban gender-affirming care, trans athletes; Kansas City moves to defy state, 5/10/23 (The Hill)

Transgender youth sue over Montana gender-affirming care ban, 5/10/23 (NBC News

Anti- Trans bills have doubled since 2022. Our map shows where states stand, 4/27/23 (Washington Post)

Transgender lawmaker silenced by Montana House speaker, 4/21/23 (Philadelphia Enquirer)

Florida Senate Passes Extreme Gender-Affirming Care Ban, 4/4/23 (Human Rights Campaign)

Opponents of anti-transgender legislation rally at Missouri Capitol, 3/29/23 (St. Louis Dispatch)

What has JK Rowling said about trans people? The story of the Harry Potter author’s views, 2/10/23, (Pink News)

Texas attorney general’s office sought state data on transgender Texans, 12/14/22 (Washington Post)

San Francisco launches guaranteed income program for transgender people, 11/19/22 (NY Post)

FINA effectively bans transgender athletes from competing in women’s swimming events, 6/19/22 (USA Today)

Biden launches plan to protect transgender youths’ health care, 6/15/22 (POLITICO)

Carolina Panthers hire NFL’s first transgender cheerleader, 6/6/22 (NBC News)

The Difference Between Dave Chappelle and Ricky Gervais, 5/26/22 (Vanity Fair)

America’s top-ranked trans official condemns attacks on LGBTQ+ youth, 5/2/22) (The Guardian)

This year on pace to see record anti-transgender bills passed by states, 4/22/22 (CBS News)

Alabama Legislature votes to ban gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth, 4/7/22 (NPR)

Google, Apple, Meta and others call on Texas to drop anti-trans legislation, 3/11/22 (The Verge)

Texas AG says transition care for minors is child abuse under state law, 2/22/22 (NBC News)

Jeopardy Champion Amy Schneider on Representing Her Community, Making Parents ‘Feel Better’ About Loved Ones’ Futures, 1/27/22, (People Magazine)

Five Things To Say When a Child is Transgender or Non-Binary, 12/17/21 (Today.com)

NYC Must Provide Separate Housing to Trans People in Homeless Shelters, 1/3/22 (Gothamist)

Jeopardy Champion Amy Schneider Responds to Transgender Comments (CBS News)

Transgender Prisoner Could Become First to Receive Gender Affirming Surgery (Dallas News)

Republican Senator Rings in New Year With Two Cruel Bills Attacking Trans Kids (Pink News)

Israel opens surrogacy to same-sex couples, single fathers, transgender people (UPI)

COVID-19 Shows Marginalization Has A Price. For Transgender Adults, it’s Food Insecurity (USA TODAY)

Google, Apple, Meta and others call on Texas to drop anti-trans legislation (The Verge)

30% of Children in Foster Care Identify as LGBTQ (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Hundreds Rally to Support Trans Student Outed in Bitter Election (NBC News)

She Supported Her Child Being Trans, So They Were Separated (New York Magazine)