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Interview with 50 Shades of Gender

interviews life Jan 12, 2022
“I feel full of gender…I don’t think of myself as neutral, I don’t think of myself as agender…I have a strong sense of gender, but it’s just not related to the gender binary.”

I was delighted to be interviewed by Esther Lemmens on Fifty Shades of Gender. We talked in detail about my experience of gender, including an identity that I don't talk about very often - Maverique!

We also talk about being who you are right now, bridging the trans and cis experience, how 'passing' is morally neutral, internal vs societal perception of gender, simultaneously upholding and tearing down gender binaries, and how the voice is more nurture than nature.

Listen below or wherever you get your podcasts! A transcript will be posted at www.fiftyshadesofgender.com/renee

 

Hi, I'm Renée! (they/them)

I'm a queer, nonbinary, and disabled singer, songwriter and gender-affirming voice teacher. 

I've been a voice teacher for over twelve years, I have four full-length albums out, and I have degrees in physics, jazz, and songwriting.

I love creating, I love figuring things out, but most of all, I love helping people.

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