Author Interview: Kit Heyam (Before We Were Trans)

As soon as I read Kit Heyam’s new book “Before We Were Trans” I knew I had to try and get them on the podcast. And happy day, Kit agreed! We talk in this chat about the messiness of trans and queer history, women in sexy lady pants, the gender of hats, Njinga, Catalina de Erauso, Kristina of Sweden and MUCH MORE!

Learn more about Kit and their work at and follow them on Twitter @krheyam

Purchase “Before We Were Trans” from 

Also, as mentioned in the episode, some organizations to consider donating to in support of the women of Iran:

Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI)

Abdorrahman Boroumand Center for Human Rights in Iran

Amnesty International 

United for Iran

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