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Seattle City Council Public Safety Committee Meeting

The Seattle City Council Public Safety Committee will hold a discussion on the police chemical weapons ban today (January 12, 2021) at 9:30 this morning.

Sign Up for public comment starts at 7:30 am and is open until public comments ends.

This would be the first discussion about the police use of tear gas, blast balls, chemical weapons and other crowd control weapons used against Black Lives Matter protests.

Transgender Experience

Caitlyn Jenner hit the cover of Vanity Fair with flair, inspiring public discussion on her journey in gender transition. KBCS highlights some of our local transgender community’s  day to day challenges in healthcare, public safety, and navigating our streets in this five-part series.

Episode 1 -Marlo Mack  is a mother of a transgender daughter and blogger.  Lisa Love is a Seattle Public School District Health Educator.

Episode 2 – Ro Yoon is a Fred Hutchinson community educator for the HIV vaccine trials unit.

Episode 3 – Dannielle Askini is the Executive Director of the Gender Justice League.  Elayne Wylie is the Producer of TransPride Seattle.

Episode 4 – Lizzi Duff is a local transgender woman.  Also in the segment was Gender Justice League Executive Director, Danielle Askini.

Episode 5 – Jessica Udischas is a local cartoonist of the Manic Pixie Nightmare Girls series.

 

Image: Manic Pixie Nightmare Girls Image by Jessica Udischas

Music: Rushus – ‘Magic Of Fog’

Producers: Ruth Bly and Yuko Kodama