“My identity is constantly evolving and shifting in part because the way that gender is structured in our society is fundamentally flawed. All of us to an extent are trying to navigate through that flawed system.” – Meredith Talusan
Meredith Talusan is an award-winning author and journalist who is the founding executive editor of them., Condé Nast’s LGBTQ+ digital platform, where she is now a contributing editor. She has contributed to other books, including the New York Times bestseller Not That Bad (edited by Roxane Gay), Nasty Women, and Burn It Down. She writes frequently for The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, WIRED, Condé Nast Traveller, and many other publications. She lives in the Western Catskills with her spouse and rescue mutt.
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Meredith’s book recommendation: On Being Human by Jennifer Pastiloff
Also mentioned in this episode:
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
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