Nov 4, 2019
This episode is an interview with Jax Wheatley from Portland, OR. Jax shares their double coming out story, which included coming out as Lesbian in their forties before transitioning to male in their 50's. I know you will appreciate this story of courage and resilience.
Oct 7, 2019
This episode of Graying Rainbows is an interview with Shelly Johnson of the podcast Latter Day Lesbians. In her podcast she shares her story and helps many other listeners who are struggling with being LGBT+ in the context of a very conservative religious community.
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Sep 16, 2019
This episode is a discussion of Lesbian Epiphanies: Women Coming Out in Later Life by Karol L. Jensen. We explore the question of why so many women do not discover their attraction to other women until after marriage. Jensen's book was published 20 years ago, but many of the cultural factors she identified...
Sep 2, 2019
This episode of Graying Rainbows is an interview with sociologist Arlene Stein about her fascinating book Unbound: Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity. In Unbound Stein follows the story of four people who had so-called TOP surgery and discovers surprising diverse stories. More importantly, their stories reveal...
Aug 19, 2019
This episode of Graying Rainbows is a little different because Dr. Loren Olson's daughter Dr. Whitney Carlson tells us about what it was like when he came out when she was younger. I know many of you struggle with talking with children of all ages and I hope her perspective will be helpful.