Gender Inbetween

by The Machine

An ongoing project documenting the personal histories and stories of individuals living both within and outside of the gender binary.


Latest Episodes

William Covert

William Covert is a Chicago-based musician, and half of the dynamic math-rock duo, Space Blood. In this episode of Gender Inbetween, he shares his story, starting with life in a tiny town where archaic gender roles are the norm.

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Posted on 21 July 2015 | 12:00 pm

JC Brooks

Chicago performer JC Brooks is well known for his musical talents, especially the classic soul revue project, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, but as some might not know, his story goes much deeper than most music is able to explore.

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Posted on 20 July 2015 | 12:00 pm

Anja Morell

Like many other interviews in this series, Anja's early life was shaped by religious beliefs, which, for the most part, seem to have remained in the background. But even when those beliefs don't define you as a person, they can still affect how you perceive yourself, and the world around you. In episode 20 of Gender Inbetween, you'll learn about how she became the passionate, well-spoken person she is today.

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Posted on 14 July 2015 | 12:00 pm

Francesca Bonapart

In episode 19 of Gender Inbetween, Francesca Bonapart discusses how her conservative-baptist upbringing skewed her perception of her gender identity in ways that are, to this day, difficult to fully comprehend.

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Posted on 13 July 2015 | 12:00 pm

Lucy Stoole

In episode 18 of Gender Inbetween, Kriss is joined by Ty Huey, who recounts his evolution: both personally, and in drag as "Lucy Stoole." In fact, this may be the first time you've encountered Ty outside of his persona. If so, prepare to be wowed by a story of true resilience, boundless creativity, and personal comfort.

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Posted on 7 July 2015 | 12:00 pm

Anna Bongiavanni

Anna Bongiavanni is a multidisciplinary artist, focusing primarily on comics. Today on episode 17 of Gender Inbetween, they recount their story, beginning with a desire to fit on the binary, and later, how they became comfortable with their identity as genderqueer.

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Posted on 6 July 2015 | 12:00 pm

Emile H.

On episode 16 of Gender Inbetween, Emile H. explains how they grew up in a tightly defined social setting, but began to truly understand their sexuality and gender identity beginning in high school.

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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 12:00 pm

Sydney Germaine

In episode 15 of Gender Inbetween, Sydney Germaine describes growing up in a supportive home. It was great, according to them, but even the most supportive environment couldn't shelter them from the impending gender disphoria.

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 12:00 pm

Derek Muller

In episode 14 of Gender Inbetween, Derek Muller discusses where they fall on the spectrum, and how activities that seem normal to them, may be foreign to others who live on the binary.

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Posted on 23 June 2015 | 12:00 pm