To coincide with Transgender Awareness Week, Broccoli Productions has launched Anthems Talks, a new podcast series releasing daily this week, available as both audio and video.
The new five-part series will bring together pairs of trailblazers, creatives and activists in the trans community for insightful conversations about a different theme in each episode including ownership, belonging and culture.
Anthems Talks contributors range from Sex Education’s rising star, Felix Mufti and creator/star of the hit theatre show, Pink Lemonade – Mika Onyx Johnson to writer, advocate and public speaker, Kenny Ethan Jones and Founder of Nail Transphobia Charlie Craggs – named ‘the voice of a community’ by British Vogue.
Released daily from Monday 13 November – Friday 17 November, episode details:
EP 1 – RESPONSIBILITY
Sharing the life experiences that inform writing and thoughts on the current literature scene and more: Bellies author, Nicola Dinan and No.1 Sunday Times best-selling novelist, screenwriter and journalist, Juno Dawson.
EP 2 – OWNERSHIP
Looking at the importance of representation on stage and screen, as well as celebrating exciting things coming out of the queer artistic space: Sex Education rising star Felix Mufti and Actor, writer and performance artist, Mika Onyx Johnson.
EP 3 – BELONGING
Discussing the power of community spaces as well as political activism: Brighton-based DJ and co-founder of Gal Pals Xandice Armah and writer and co-founder of Trans Pride Brighton Sabah Choudrey.
EP 4 – CULTURE
Exploring the ever-changing landscape of media, safe spaces, advice for new trans journalists and more: journalist, cultural worker and professional dominant Jackson King and journalist, filmmaker and author of ‘Trans: A memoir’ Juliet Jacques.
EP 5 – REALNESS
Sharing gender euphoria, how to be true to yourself and connecting to joy in a hostile environment: actress, activist and founder of Nail Transphobia Charlie Craggs and writer, advocate and public speaker, best known for making history by being the first trans man to front a period campaign Kenny Ethan Jones.