Nerd culture and fandom, Transgender kids health

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Costumed Superheroes at Convention
Costumed superheroes pose during New York Comic Con at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in New York. AP Photo/ Charles Sykes/Invision

An author shares her new book that celebrates nerd culture and fandom. Then, we talk to a social work professor about health care issues involving transgender youth.

Featured in this Show

  • A New York Times critic shares her love of nerd culture

    We talk to The New York Times’ critic at large about her love of all things nerd culture, and why she thinks nerdom deserves cultural analysis like theater and pieces of art.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Maya Phillips Guest