February 17, 2020
Episode 43

Trans People Taking Office: Brianna Titone Leads the Way

In 2018, Brianna Titone became the first trans person elected to the Colorado General Assembly, winning a seat that had been held by a Republican in a Republican district. In this episode, she shares her personal history of service, the struggles of coming out as trans in the workplace, and the importance of staying true to yourself while winning on the issues.

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Sources for audio clips

Intro Montage
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/danica-roem-transgender-woman-wins-virginia-house-seat-makes-history/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4WZ9diT5d8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inv_OP5hr4o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLPLo6LJZck
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktdn5VcrbwI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTHLwWTrEls
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vL3r2LX4ttk

Mental Health First Aid
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4ezVk9o36M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHN4rBUgLw8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1X_iYvKpII

Trump/GOP Treatment of Trans People
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nqn7cjm2P1M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USBQfrAq6jw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eNamBfMHJQ

Aurora Shooting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYRetvmaY4g

Show Credits

Host: Alyssa Milano
Executive Producer: Alyssa Milano
Associate Producer: Ben Jackson
Editing and Sound Production: Natasha Jacobs
Music by: Josh Cooke, Eleisha Eagle, and Milo Bugliari