A Brief History of Russian Political Assassinations

    Our episode today focuses on Arkady Babchenko: Arkady Babchenko, a Russian reporter who had criticized Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea and his support for the separatists of southeast Ukraine, was reported found dead on May 29. His death was reported as being related to a Facebook post he’d written in 2017 that caused enough […]

What in the World: Trans Rights in Iran

Quick, think of places in the world that are actually not the most horrific for trans folks. Did you think of Iran? No? Well you were wrong, because trans folks actually have like a tiny handful of rights there compared to lots of places. The government has recognized transgender individuals and allowed them to undergo sex reassignment surgery […]