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Jacob Tobia

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D2 from Start the Wave - Sissy: A Coming of Gender Story by Jacob Tobia

Big Queer Book Club Podcast

The wait is finally over.  This is part two of our episode with D2 from Start the Wave, and in the second half we get a bit more introspective in how this book affected us personally.  We always have a great time talking to D2, no matter the subject.  After you've finished this book please join us in checking out the Start the Wave pride resource list, as it is filled with many important and incredible books.  We are slowly making our way through all of them.  Also follow Start the Wave on Instagram and at Startthewave.org to see all the incredibly amazing waves of positive change they are creating.As a young child in North Carolina, Jacob Tobia wasn't the wrong gender, they just had too much of the stuff. Barbies? Yes. Playing with bugs? Absolutely. Getting muddy? Please. Princess dresses? You betcha. Jacob wanted it all, but because they were "a boy," they were told they could only have the masculine half. Acting feminine labelled them "a sissy" and brought social isolation. It took Jacob years to discover that being "a sissy" isn't something to be ashamed of. It's a source of pride. Following Jacob through bullying and beauty contests, from Duke University to the United Nations to the podiums of the Methodist church--not to mention the parlors of the White House--this unforgettable memoir contains multitudes. A deeply personal story of trauma and healing, a powerful reflection on gender and self-acceptance, and a hilarious guidebook for wearing tacky clip-on earrings in today's world, Sissy guarantees you'll never think about gender--both other people's and your own--the same way again.

1hr 18mins

9 Jul 2021

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Jacob Tobia

Unicorns Do Exist

On this episode, we welcome Jacob Tobia! Jacob is a writer, producer, and author of the memoir Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story. In the intro, we review the Met Gala 2019's campy fashion exhibit. With Jacob, it is storytelling of childhood memories, drag, college experiences, ideas for next books, and "limp noodle hugs". "Our storytelling should not be exploited; it should be honored, compensated, celebrated, revered, and cherished" -Jacob Tobia on the new movement of the younger generation of gays and the resistance of gender norms.

1hr 25mins

30 May 2021

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Gender beyond the binary with Joey Soloway & Jacob Tobia

Tilted: A Lean In Podcast

More than a third of Gen Zers know someone who uses gender-neutral pronouns. But the binary view of gender is still deeply ingrained in our society. For this episode of Tilted, we’re taking a close look at what it would mean to really break the gender mold. We talk to two amazing non-binary artists—Joey Soloway, creator of the hit TV series Transparent, and Jacob Tobia, actor, producer, and author of the memoir Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story—about their personal journeys with their gender identities and what we can all do to be more open and inclusive. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 5mins

8 Sep 2020

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Best of: Gender-Chill with Jacob Tobia

Sex With Emily

In honor of Pride month, we are throwing it back to last year’s Pride podcast about gender. Dr. Emily is joined by writer, producer and author Jacob Tobia to talk about their book Sissy: A Coming of Gender Story.They clarify the differences between gender, sex, and orientation and what it means to be gender neutral. Plus, the journey we go through to find our identity – because it’s not always easy. Tobia talks about the inspiration to live as our truest selves and feel sexy & confident – no matter what turns you on!For more information about Jacob Tobia, visit: https://jacobtobia.com/For even more sex advice, tips, and tricks visit sexwithemily.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


19 Jun 2020

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Jacob Tobia

Unicorns Do Exist

Darroch & Mikey are joined by author, activist, and non-binary glamazon Jacob Tobia.

1hr 25mins

19 May 2020

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Jacob Tobia — "Gender is fun!"

It's Fun! with Maceo & Puno

Deliciooouuussss optics. Your hosts Puno and Maceo sit down with non-binary voice-actor, producer, and author of the coming-of-gender story "Sissy"...Jacob Tobia! They'll discuss how to find the funny in every situation, like the time Puno gave herself a faux hawk after a job interview (no judgment, here).


28 Apr 2020

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Excavating Gender with Jacob Tobia

The Deviant's World

Eric sits down with Jacob Tobia, the author of the bestselling memoir SISSY: A Coming-of-Gender Story, to discuss how we can peel the layers of gender––and have fun, too. Support the show (http://ericcervini.com)


16 Apr 2020

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Feminist Christian Dispatches from the Apocalypse with Jacob Tobia!

Yass, Jesus!

Heads up:this episode contains some (okay, a lot) of cursing. Happy Easter, y'all, and welcome to another episode of Yass, Jesus: Quarantine Edition! On this week's show, we've got writer, producer, activist, and all-around amazing human, Jacob Tobia (they/them)! About Jacob: Jacob Tobia is an actor, writer, producer, and author of the national bestselling memoir Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story with Putnam Books at Penguin Random House. Heralded byDeadlineas an unprecedented move toward “authentic representation and inclusion,” Jacob made their television debut as the non-binary character “Double Trouble” in Netflix’s She-Ra and The Princesses of Power. From interviewing former US Presidents to giving Trevor Noah an on-air makeover onThe Daily Show, Jacob helps others embrace the full complexity of gender and own their truth, even when that truth is messy as hell. Originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, Jacob currently lives in Los Angeles. Follow Jacob: www.jacobtobia.com Instagram Twitter Facebook ____________________________ Yass, Jesus! is hosted by Danny Franzese and Azariah Southworth. Our producer is Ross Murray. Sound, music, and post production by Chris Heckman. Special thanks to Sophie Serrano, Meredith Paulley, and Sam Isfan. Yass, Jesus! is brought to you by Audity. Audity execs are Ryann Lauckner, Steve Michaels, and Jessica Bustillos. Get to know us better: Daniel Franzese https://whatsupdanny.com/ Twitter Instagram Facebook Azariah Southworth https://azariahspeaks.com/ Instagram Facebook Ross Murray The Naming Project GLAAD Twitter ____________________________ Yass, Jesus! thanks our incredible sponsor: Imperfect Foods Imperfect, delicious produce delivered to your doorstep for up to 30% less than the grocery store. Use the coupon code YASSJESUS for $10 off your first box! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yassjesus/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/yassjesus/support


12 Apr 2020

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Jacob Tobia: A Coming-of-Age Gender Story

Bammer and Me

Jacob Tobia is a gender-nonconforming Los Angeleno who’s on a roll. Three years ago, they landed a job as an executive assistant on the hit Amazon series "Transparent." Shortly after, Jacob released a New York Times best-selling memoir, "Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story," and secured an option from Showtime to develop a TV series inspired by their life. Jacob talks about their life journey and brings some clarity in understanding the complexity of sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity.


9 Feb 2020

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Chapter 6: Jacob Tobia, author of Sissy: A Coming of Gender Story

Books on the Subway The Podcast

In their debut memoir, Sissy A Coming of Gender Story, Jacob Tobia joins us on the podcast for a in depth and beautiful conversation. You don't want to miss this one!Thank you for listening to Books on the Subway the Podcast presented by Gotham Podcast Studio. If you enjoy the show please leave us a Rating and written Review on iTunes so other book lovers can find us and join the community!Make sure to follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/booksonthesubway/ & Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bookssubway/ to see what book we're dropping next.Also make sure to join us for our Off the Rails Book Club! The September pick is Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16 Sep 2019