Episode 21

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24th Jan 2024

The Assault on Transgender Youth (Pt 2)

The South Carolina legislative session has kicked off an the top of their priority list is not poverty, or the environment, or the economy. No... the top priority to is lock down the medical profession and prevent established and necessary comprehensive treatment for transgender youth.

We welcome special guest Salley Oullette, a mother of a transgender child, and one who bravely testified in front a legislative subcommittee who held a hearing on a proposed bill that would halt the lifesaving treatment her child is currently receiving.

Make sure you've listened to Part 1 of this most important episode.

Opening (00:26)

SC House Hearing on Transgender Care (02:56)

  • H. 4624 Gender Reassignment Procedures (scstatehouse.gov)
  • Sevi Alverez and cancer treatment comparison (YouTube)
  • Zoe Glass and a letter from an anonymous teen (YouTube)
  • Eric Childs, a combat vet, defends his child (YouTube)
  • Jessica Spearman fights for her kid (YouTube)
  • Salley Oullette (our guest) gives her testimony (YouTube)
  • Jim Guillfoyle would do anything for his granddaughter (YouTube)
  • Vicki Ringer lays into the committee (YouTube)
  • Elizabeth Foster pleas for her brother (YouTube)
  • Erin In The Morning News and discussion on trans legislation and life

Closing (49:53)

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Black White and Blue in the South
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Welcome to "Black White and Blue in the South," the dynamic podcast that unites two progressive Democrats with distinct perspectives on the pressing issues of our time. Join hosts, Dr. Jumelle Brooks and Bill Kimler, as they engage in candid conversations about politics, society, and the pursuit of a more equitable future.

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A transplant from Atlanta to Columbia; Barrett has been using his voice and quick whit to entertain for decades. Starting out in Radio and Television in the late 20th century, Barrett finds himself entertaining again in the 21st Century via a media that's easily paused.