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EPISODE #9 | Theadora Goes From Boots to Pumps

From military boots to pumps, Theadora (she/her) embodies courage, commitment, and claims her space in the world during her first public walk in women’s clothing.

My journey into womanhood starts long before I know that I’m a woman.

Episode Notes:

This is Episode 9, Season 5 of The TMI Project Story Hour: Black Trans Stories Matter featuring Theadora Green. Originally from Chicago, Theadora is a queer, social, progressive activist. She is currently studying at Northeastern Illinois University to receive her degree in Social Work and will attend Waubonsee Community College for an additional two years to obtain her degree in Nursing. Theadora plans to be a collaboratively-skilled professional who will empathetically advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. You can find out more about Theadora at @newdaynewme553.

This episode was mixed/mastered by Stevie Manns (they/them) and produced in partnership with Radio Kingston. TMI Project’s Black Trans Stories Matter program was created by Cece Suazo (she/her).

We encourage you to listen in community and utilize this helpful resource:
Black Trans Stories Matter: A Discussion and Action Guide

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Episode Contributors:

Kiebpoli Calnek (they/them), Host, Writer, Editor
Erik Harris (he/him), Host, Writer, Editor
Theadora Green (she/her), Storyteller

Storytelling Prompt:

How has your sexual orientation shifted along with your gender identity?

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