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Difficult People's Shakina Nayfack on Being a Trans Woman in Love

Difficult People's Shakina Nayfack on Being a Trans Woman in Love

The actress discusses sex, love, and her new musical on the The Advocate's podcast, LGBTQ&A. 

Difficult People actress Shakina Nayfack says that for a trans woman, it's a radical act to be in love.

With so many stigmas around dating trans people, the actress best known for her appearances as a conspiracy-theory-peddling "trans-truther" on the Hulu show, describes embracing herself as a sexual being and ultimately falling in love on this week's episode of The Advocate's LGBTQ&A podcast.

Recorded live at the Big Queer Pod Fest in Brooklyn, Nayfack also talks about the musical she wrote about her gender-confirmation surgery, Manifest Pussy, why watching porn with trans women has been so empowering, and why she's challenging people to be better allies.

Listen to the full interview with Nayfack below or click here to listen on your preferred podcast app.

LGBTQ&A is a weekly interview podcast from The Advocate that gets beyond transition and coming-out stories in order to get to know each person's defining moments, their accomplishments, and how they got to where they are today. LGBTQ&A is hosted and created by Jeffrey Masters and has been featured by The New York Times, USA Today, NBC, GLAAD, and LOGOtv.

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