Episode 5

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10th Jul 2024

Richie & John | Guest: Laura Meeks | Transgender Community Advocate

In this episode of Richie & John, co-hosts Richie Roy and John McMullen sit down with Laura Meeks, a very articulate transgender community advocate, to explore her remarkable journey of self-discovery. Laura reveals how she came to realize her authentic self at 31, amidst the high-stakes world of serving as a bomber pilot in the United States Air Force, all while being married and raising a family. This thought-provoking discussion delves into Laura’s personal experiences and the unique challenges she faced, both during and after her transition. Moreover, the conversation tackles the troubling anti-Trans biases that persist even within the LGBTQ+ community, shedding light on the voices that advocate for an 'LGB without the T'. Tune in for a compelling dialogue that not only highlights the resilience of one transgender woman but also confronts broader issues of acceptance and unity within the LGBTQ+ spectrum.

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Richie & John
Richie & John is Infinitely LGBTQ+
Multiple times each week, Richie & John present a review of current events, news, lifestyle, entertainment and interviews with people from and supporting the LGBTQ+ Community. This program is hosted by veterans of the LGBTQ+ media industry who were involved in the creation and operation of pioneering services including the GAYBC Radio Network, Sirius OutQ, and Logo TV. Updated every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, don't miss an episode! We're Here! We're Queer! We've Got Your Ear!

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