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TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones

Trans Powerlifting

Season 4, Ep. 98

As political attacks on trans athletes escalate, trans powerlifters are continuing to push their sport forward. In this episode, Imara talks with two competitive powerlifters who are breaking records and fighting for their right to compete. First, she’s joined by two-time national champion, JayCee Cooper, who outlines her years-long legal battle with USA Powerlifting over her experience of discrimination by the organization. Next she talks with the World’s Strongest Trans Man, Scott Percy, about what that title means to him and how he hopes to inspire other transmasculine people to compete.


Make sure to check out TransLash Media’s new show The Mess: Imara’s Guide to Our Political Hellscape. You can subscribe by getting a TransLash Fam membership in Apple Podcasts. Just scroll to the top of this show in the Apple Podcasts app to find the subscribe button. 


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Ilya Parker: Instagram (@decolonizing_fitness)

JayCee Cooper: Instagram (@jayceeisalive)

Scott Percy: Instagram (@fluffy757_)


TransLash Podcast is produced by Translash Media.

Translash Team: Imara Jones, Oliver-Ash Kleine, Aubrey Calaway. 

Xander Adams is our senior sound engineer and a contributing producer.

Oliver Whitney is our social media producer.

Digital strategy by Daniela Capistrano.

Theme Music: Ben Draghi and ZZK records. 



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