ConverSayTrans with Fiona Leigh

Joining Jules and Alexandra in this episode of ConverSayTrans is Fiona Leigh, a singer, actor and writer. Who is a part of the trans writers union, who are currently boycotting The Irish Times. Having come back to Ireland just before Covid hit, this self described Gen Xer tells us about her memoir that is she hoping to find a publisher […]

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5. Chloe and Jamie

In this episode of ConverSayTrans we have Jamie and Chloe O’Herlihy, sisters who both came out as trans in 2016. They have been on the Late Late Show, cover of GCN, the subject of tabloid interest & more. Their rise in prominence was a lot to deal with, but their bond helped them deal with the aftermath. Now they’re talking […]

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4. Jayson Pope

Our guest on ConversayTrans this week is the illustrious Jayson Pope, a young activist who found community and conviction in the BeLonGTo Youth Services. He has been publicly out as a trans man since he was 13, so his youth is not an indication of his inexperience in being trans. His story is one of hope, with a deep support […]

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3. Philippa Ryder

This week Alexandra and Jules speak with Philippa Ryder, a noted activist and writer, about her youth, coveting her sisters dress as a young child, that inclination towards the feminine that was a indication of her true self yet to allowed to fully blossom. Regaling the two younger gals with her stories of adversaries and her commitment to speaking up […]

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2. The Small Trans Library, Dublin

In this episode Jules and Alexandra are joined by Greta – from The Small Trans Library Dublin, a lending library of trans-authored books for trans people. We talk about the great work they as a community resource raising money for trans people who are out or work or need struggling. The Importance of global care and assistance in making the […]

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Amrou Al-Kadhi – Life As A Unicorn

Join us as we launch the second season of ConverSayTrans! In our first episode we talk to Amrou Al-Kadhi. Amrou is a well established writer who also performs drag under the pseudonym Glamrou. Taking all that you could call them a professional unicorn and in this glorious episodes we discuss their debut book – a memoir , Life as a […]

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14. Alex & Jules

As we bring our first season of ConverSayTrans to a close, Alex and Jules, talk to each other about their own personal items, share their insights and stories about the stairlings collective and the journey that brought them together. We look forward to bringing you Season 2 in the weeks ahead. www.thestairlingscollective.com. Sound, Editing and Production by @jordanhearns. Support us […]

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13. Ariel

This week’s guest is Ariel. Ariel is an Argentinian born activist who was involved in the pro choice and trans equality movements in Ireland in the early 2000s. Ariel speaks to us about the various anarchist and feminist groups she was involved with, how inclusive they were when she came out as well as her interest in zine culture. www.thestairlingscollective.com. […]

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