Radio Curious : One Family’s Experience, Part Two


In the second of two conversations about issues facing transgender people, we visit once again with Eli Erlick, a woman, who was born a male, and her mother Dr. Carla Longchamp.  Eli Erlick is the Founder and Executive Director of Trans Student Equality Resources, based in San Francisco, California and a student at Pitzer College in Claremont, California.  Dr. Carla Longchamp is a family physician in a rural northern California community. In our first conversation, our guests share their family’s experience when Eli realized she is female. In part two, we discuss support for transgender people, what is available and how to find it, recent societal changes and some medical issues. We begin part two with Eli Erlick describing what Trans Student Equality Resources is.  The book Eli Erlick recommends is “Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity,” by Julie Serrano.  Eli’s mother, Dr. Carla Longchamp recommends “The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals,

Radio Curious
English | 29:01 | 28Mb
May 19, 2014