Michele presents a collection of spoken word audio works by author, activist, and storyteller Otter Lieffe, a trans woman living in Berlin. Her works discuss ageism, precarity, gender, trans lives, and intersecting oppressions affecting trans women. Michele also presents an excerpt of a 2017 interview they conducted with Otter at the time of the release of her first novel Margins and Murmurations. Works in this episode include Margins and Murmurations: chapter 1, Ageism And Survival, My Gender Is Precarity, Not An Artist, and My Fucking Voice.
Content/ trigger warning: Please be aware that this episode contains descriptions or discussions of transphobia, queerphobia, dysphoria, poverty, precarity, oppression, misogyny, violence against trans women, strong language, and sexual themes, that may be distressing to some listeners. If this episode raises questions or causes distress to you, contact Lifeline (13 11 14), Queerspace (9663 6733), or Switchboard Victoria (1800 184 527).