RadioACTive: November 18, 2019

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TEA of Utah's Sue Robbins leads panel discussion on transgender health care and access issues for gender diverse children and families. Amos Guiora on Trump and Netanyahu's political rhetoric. League of Women Voters of Utah on tax reform, legislative interim session.

Tonight's lineup:

The Utah Legislature meets in interim committees this week. Emily Walsh of the League of Women Voters of Utah stopped by with a preview, as well as the league's statement on tax reform. 

Prof. Amos Guiora on language, rhetoric, and racism in contemporary U.S. and Israeli domestic politics. 

  • Nov. 25: Amos Guiora will read from and sign his new nonfiction book, Populist and Islamist Challenges for International Law. This book addresses a complex and controversial topic from different perspectives, including the impact and consequences of Islamism/Jihadism as a direct contributor to significant changes in European culture, society, politics, and law, as well as a consideration of language, rhetoric, and racism in contemporary U.S. and Israeli domestic politics.

Nearly one in three transgender and gender nonconforming individuals avoid needed health care due to a fear of mistreatment or facing institutional discrimination. Sue Robbins, chair of Transgender Education Advocates - TEA of Utah, led a panel discussion exploring why so many people are avoiding care and what is being done to improve access for gender diverse children and families, as well as adults. Guests included:

 

Looking for a way to stand with transgender members of our community?

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Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

 

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