Essay Collection

Dress Your Family In Corduroy and Denim with Jacob Budenz

Hello! Today we meet Jacob Budenz and we’re talking about the book that saved their life: Dress Your Family In Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris. Jacob is a true multi-hyphenate: musician, author, performance artist, director, and witch. Jacob published their new book Tea Leaves in 2023 and is the front person for the band…

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Giving Myself Permission to Be Myself

Welcome to our LGBT podcast This Queer Book Saved My Life! In this episode, we talk with lighting designer, radio host, and teacher Rachael Cady (she/her) about the book that saved her life: Whipping Girl by Julia Serano. It’s a collection of personal essays that debunk many of the myths and misconceptions that people have about trans women, femininity,…

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