Adolescents Falling: What Grownups Don't See
Season 1, Ep. 4
Listen in to our continuing conversation with psychologist/psychoanalyst, Dr. Ken Corbett, and
award-winning literary fiction writer, Susan Choi. Our guests take us behind the scenes of the
stories told in their recent books. Through spirited discussion they expand our perspectives on
the ways in which adults can and do fail adolescents in their attempts to navigate the
complexities of sexuality, race, gender, and aggression. This episode is sure to evoke timely
reflections about the politics of identity and psychological struggle.
Exposing Transphobic Legacies, Embracing Trans Life
Season 3, Ep. 3
Join us for this riveting conversation between Dr. Jules Gill-Peterson, author and distinguished professor of transgender history and history of sexuality, and Dr. Avgi Saketopoulou, esteemed psychoanalyst and author, as they put forth a cogent analysis of both the history of transphobia and the current onslaught of assaults on trans children. Our guests offer incisive social and clinical critiques while proposing new visions for understanding the multiplicity of trans experience.
Our Bodies, Our Lives: Protecting Reproductive Rights
Season 3, Ep. 2
Join us for this hard-hitting conversation between Kathryn “Kitty” Kolbert, distinguished attorney who defended reproductive rights in the U.S. Supreme Court, and Dr. Katie Gentile, esteemed psychoanalyst, professor, and author, as they tackle the current assault on women's freedom. Our guests put forth both a cultural critique and propose necessary actions for this time of crisis. Listeners will connect a newly nuanced understanding to more effective action.
Transcending Binaries: Finding Freedom through Play
Season 3, Ep. 1
Join us for this inspiring conversation between Ken Corbett, psychoanalyst and author, and Maggie Nelson, MacArthur Genius Award-winning writer, as they grapple with finding middle-ground in a contentious world. Our guests guide us toward a more nuanced engagement with the many fights for freedom we face in our daily lives. Listeners will find creative perspectives on sex, parenting, and climate activism, among others topics.