Episode title and number: Episode 010 Let's Talk Trans, Part 1
Brief summary of show: Today we are talking to Sayer Johnson from the Metro Trans Umbrella Group or MTUG. Sayer started MTUG in 2015 with the intention of bringing together the transgender community in the St. Louis Metro Area, the organization now serves all individuals that fall under the “umbrella term” of Trans which includes but is not limited to: transexuals, genderqueer, androgynous, agender, intersex, drag, and questioning and helps to mend the resource gaps, provide support, and resources to Trans folks in St. Louis. We talk about Sayer’s lived experience as a Trans person.
Bullet points of key topics & timestamps:
2:10- 6:00 Sayer’s Story
6:44 – 9:28 Transgender Identity
11:09 - 15:30 Pronouns
16:12 – 18:28 Gender Identity v Sexual Orientation
19:14 – 22:40 History of Trans Identity in Medical Community