Popaganda Episode: Transformations

This week on Popaganda, we bring you three stories of change. 

First, singer Amelia Meath (of Sylvan Esso) talks about bringing a human sound to electronica. Then, Collectors Weekly associate editor Lisa Hix walks us through the changing gender dynamics of the comics industry over the past 120 years. We end the show with a conversation about transgender representation in pop culture, with Equity Foundation Executive Director Karol Collymore talking to two transgender community leaders who grew up in very different decades. 

FULL SHOW: 

INTERVIEW WITH SYLVAN ESSO:

HISTORY OF WOMEN IN COMICS:

CONVERSATION WITH JAYCE MONTGOMERY AND STACEY RICE:


CREDITS:

For more about the history of women in the comics industry—including the Girl Commandos series seen above—read Lisa Hix's article “Women Who Conquered the Comics World” as well as Trina Robbins' book Pretty in Ink

Music on the show also comes from Blue Dot Sessions.


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by Sarah Mirk
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Sarah Mirk is the former host of Bitch Media’s podcast Popaganda. She’s interested in gender, history, comics, and talking to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter

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