Served And Protected vs #SurvivedAndPunished w/ @emilymaxima & @LoveProtectOrg #KatieSpeakShow Ep101 08/12/2017

In brief: I am so excited to kick off the second 100 episodes with two new guests! Emily Maxima is a cybersecurity expert and was a civilian in the Army when the ban on transgender people was lifted for the military; she’s on to explain several aspects of the president’s attempt to re-ban trans people from serving via Twitter, including detailing aspects of military culture that will make you less nervous, even if you’re as staunchly anti-war as I am.

Also on the show, Rachel Caidor of Love & Protect! A long-time anti-violence activist, she is a contributor to the new collaborate toolkit #SurvivedAndPunished which details how to help the survivors of violence who are punished by our white supremacist, sexist, transphobic system when they dare to fight for their lives. Nearly 60% of those in women’s prisons have a history of physical or sexual abuse before being incarcerated; breaking down this system is incredibly important and rarely talked about.

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Easy download/stream:

Enhanced audio: Served And Protected vs #SurvivedAndPunished w/ @emilymaxima & @LoveProtectOrg #KatieSpeakShow Ep101 08/12/2017

Links to on-air references:

Audre Lorde self-care quote via Know Your IX: “Dealing with Activist Burn-Out and Self-Care”


“The Real Cost Of Donald Trump’s Anti-Trans Military Stance” by Emily Maxima at The Establishment

#SurvivedAndPunished toolkit

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Emily Maxima: Twitter; website

Rachel Caidor of Love & Protect: Twitter; website

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