Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Sofie Hagen

105. SOFIE HAGEN – non-binary, queer

Sofie is non-binary and queer. We talk about being raised as a person, how boundaries can be a gift, that safe sex is as much about being present as it is about using protection, that all bodies are new bodies when it comes to having sex, how fatness often complicates everything to do with gender, building self-trust, and becoming a safe person for yourself. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Mattia Maurée

101. MATTIA MAURÉE – nonbinary trans, agender, genderqueer, transmasc, autigender, AuDHD, relationship anarchy, poly, queer [neuroqueer]

Mattia is nonbinary trans, agender, genderqueer, transmasc, autigender, AuDHD, and queer (as well as neuroqueer). They also use the labels relationship anarchy and poly. We also talk about being taken seriously when you’re outside the gender binary, what counts as an apology and what doesn’t, assumptions about presentation, the importance of diverse transition stories, performing gender, how advice for different neurotypes can be conflicting, and navigating intersectional marginalised identities. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Tash Corbin

99. TASH CORBIN – neurodivergent, non-binary, genderfluid woman, queer

Tash is neurodivergent, non-binary, a genderfluid woman, and queer. Find out what that means to Tash in this episode. We talk about what is non-conforming enough, the experience of being sexualised, how showing up with our imperfections builds connection, marginalisation and intersectionality, how we all have internalised misogyny, racism, homophobia and transphobia, seeing each other’s humanity, and feeling safe to be yourself. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Chris Talbot-Heindl

96. CHRIS TALBOT-HEINDL – transgender, non-binary, asexual, panromantic

Chris is transgender, non-binary, asexual and panromantic. We also talk about how labels can mean something different each day, that the gender binary is a colonial construct, gender fuckery and gender abundance, cultural influences on gender, what allyship is and what it’s not, how to take accountability, feeling safe in ourselves, dismantling internalised belief systems, and making space for abundance. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Finley Areset Brand

92. FINLEY ARESET BRAND – transgender, non-binary, agender, demigirl [autigender]

Finley is transgender, non-binary, agender, and a demigirl. Autigender is another label they are considering adding. They are also autistic, polyamorous, and kinky. We also talk about the connection between facets of identity including gender, neurodivergence, polyamory and kink, feeling safe to be authentic, reclaiming childhood and nurturing the inner child, misconceptions about kink and sex work, body appreciation and recovering from an eating disorder, and trying to function in a society that’s constructed for people who are not disabled. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Harris Eddie Hill (2)

91. HARRIS EDDIE HILL #2 – agender, non-binary, trans (with a dash of ‘boy’)

Harris is agender, non-binary, and trans (with a dash of ‘boy’). We talk about being on testosterone, embodying queerness in intimate relationships, finding safety in yourself, navigating family dynamics and having consensual conversations, the importance of having access to a supportive community, what it was like living through Section 28 times, allyship and inclusivity, and exploring kink. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Victor Martinez (2)

85. VICTOR MARTINEZ #2 – transgender, non-binary, pansexual, neurodiverse, ADHD

Victor is transgender and non-binary, as well as pansexual, neurodiverse, and ADHD. We also talk about being out as a trans person at work, having a different understanding of the same labels, normalising gender diversity in society, body dysmorphia and gender expression, transphobia in the media, unlocking aspects of identity, and the evolution of awareness. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Lola Phoenix

83. LOLA PHOENIX – agender, non-binary, queer

Lola is agender, non-binary, and queer. We also talk about being accidentally gender non-conforming, not relating to normative experiences, prioritising action over language, the power in choosing our response, what we do versus who we are, the similarities between an unconventional gender journey and exploring alternative relationship styles, solidarity and the need to unite, the importance of understanding and regulating our nervous system, and being safe within ourselves. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Renée Yoxon

71. RENÉE YOXON – trans, non-binary, genderqueer, maverique

Renée is non-binary trans. They also identify as maverique and back in the day, genderqueer. 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. [Transcript coming soon.]

Fifty Shades of Gender podcast graphic with Leonie Dawson

67. LEONIE DAWSON – non-binary

Leonie is non-binary. We also talk about honouring the land we inhabit, the freedom that came from adding a ‘they’ pronoun while having a ‘she’ experience, being non-conforming in business, the importance of having open and honest money conversations, knowing who you are inside and standing for what you believe in, kicking the social media habit, and smashing the patriarchy by being more of yourself. [Transcript coming soon.]