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Satch & Leo's Transmission

Satch and Leo’s Transmission is a humorous yet honest podcast, fronted by two FTM mates chatting shite about trans rights, plights and drunken nights! From dil-dos and dil-don’ts, to surgery scars and emotional ones, you can expect lots of oversharing but even more laughs! Tune in every Monday!

Tracks

Ep 37: Trans-Formative Songwriting
We as humans are unified through song; songs connect with us on a deep level and we are exploring exactly how and why in our live show special this week! We have got wonderful guests and experts in the field, Professor Sophie Daniels, PHD Student Thiago and Jonathon Whiskered the Lyric Wizard to help discuss how songwriting can be TRANSformational as we explore the world of song! Here is the link to our sponsor, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP): https://www.icmp.ac.uk/. If you are in need of support here are our recommended allies: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Support us at: https://www.patreon.com/satchandleostransmission. 
106:42 07/12/2022
Ep 36: Trans History 102
We’ve got another trans history episode for you! We’ve dug up some more trans heroes to talk about as well as a bit more LGBTQ+ history trivia. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP): https://www.icmp.ac.uk/. If you are in need of support here are our recommended allies: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Support us at: https://www.patreon.com/satchandleostransmission. 
51:47 05/24/2022
Ep 35: TRANSport
This episode all about trans people in sport, the ‘fairness’ of trans people being able to play in the teams their gender aligns with and what we think of the whole system of segregating genders in sports in general! Here’s some links to help support trans people in sport: https://www.change.org/p/world-rugby-keep-rugby-open-to-trans-women-athletes, https://www.onegreenplanet.org/human-interest/petition-stop-anti-trans-sports-legislation/. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP): https://www.icmp.ac.uk/.  If you are in need of support here are our recommended allies: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Support us at: https://www.patreon.com/satchandleostransmission. 
51:10 05/12/2022
Ep 34: Our Own Conversion Therapy
So we wanted to make our own kind of conversion therapy… trying our best to convert the shitty things that come with being trans into positives. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP): https://www.icmp.ac.uk/. Also, check out The Agora if you'd like to learn more about your fertility options: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/. If you are in need of support here are our recommended allies: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Support us at: https://www.patreon.com/satchandleostransmission. 
45:16 05/03/2022
Ep 33: CONversion Therapy
TRIGGER WARNING: This one’s all about conversion therapy. We’ll be talking about the decision to exclude trans people from the recent conversion therapy ban in the UK and the implications of this. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP): https://www.icmp.ac.uk/. Also, check out The Agora if you'd like to learn more about your fertility options: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/. If you are in need of support here are our recommended allies: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Support us at: https://www.patreon.com/satchandleostransmission. 
70:27 04/27/2022
Ep 32: The Reality for Trans Ukrainians
Across the globe, we have been restlessly watching the devastating effects of the war currently unfolding across Ukraine. This is of course a tragedy for all of the Ukrainian citizens; In this episode of Transmission we will be focusing on the impact this has had on the LGBTQ+ community in Ukraine. We have medical anthropologist and expert, Dr. Jack Lopez here to help us navigate the subject. Links in bio to the episode and how to support Ukraine. We stand with Ukraine 🇺🇦 Here are links to helps support the effort in  Ukraine: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/our-work/campaigns/how-you-can-support-lgbtq-ukrainians, https://www.ilga-europe.org/support-lgbti-people-ukraine, https://tgeu.org/support-ukraine/. Here is a link to support LGBTQ+ refugees across the world: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/about-us/news/lgbtq-refugees-are-some-most-vulnerable-people-planet-here%E2%80%99s-what-we-do-help. Here are some links to various websites referenced in the episode: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/mar/22/i-will-not-be-held-prisoner-the-trans-women-turned-back-at-ukraines-borders, https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/europe-s-10-most-lgbtq-friendly-countries-n1207761, https://www.them.us/story/gay-dating-app-romeo-ukrainian-refugees, https://www.euronews.com/culture/2022/03/17/they-are-scared-to-travel-the-obstacles-faced-by-lgbt-ukrainians-fleeing-war.
47:46 04/12/2022
Ep 31: Voice Drop the Mic
This episode is all about how our voices have changed through testosterone. We’re going to be sharing our journey’s on vocal transition and how this has affected our lives. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP): https://www.icmp.ac.uk/. Also, check out The Agora if you'd like to learn more about your fertility options: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/. If you are in need of support here are our recommended allies: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Support us at: https://www.patreon.com/satchandleostransmission. 
50:36 04/05/2022
Ep 30: Toxic Masculini-T
In this week's episode we tackle the turbulent topic of toxic masculinity. We discuss what exactly ‘toxic masculinity’ is and how it impacts trans people as well our cis counterparts. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP): https://www.icmp.ac.uk/. Also, check out The Agora if you'd like to learn more about your fertility options: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/. If you are in need of support here are our recommended allies: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Support us at: https://www.patreon.com/satchandleostransmission. 
62:18 03/29/2022
Ep 29: Trans-Parent
This episode we’re chatting all about our very own Satch becoming a parent! We also talk about what it's like to parent as a trans person. We’re going to be discussing what it’s like to have a crying baby waking you up at 3am and how to deal with it; nothing to do with parenting - just Leo every night! Check it out! Here is the link to our sponsor, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP): https://www.icmp.ac.uk/. Also, check out The Agora if you'd like to learn more about your fertility options: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/. If you are in need of support here are our recommended allies: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Support us at: https://www.patreon.com/satchandleostransmission. 
59:01 03/22/2022
Ep 28: LGBTQ+ History Month
In celebration of LGBT History month we've decided to take a trip through time to tell you some amazing stories of some of our transgender heroes of history! As you know, us queer folk have been living and thriving since day one and we think it's about time these peoples lives were celebrated! We also have a cheeky LGBT+ trivia quiz as we all know our Satch LOVES a quiz! Check it out! Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
51:32 02/22/2021
Ep 27: 10QsOverT: Samantha Howard
It’s one of those fancy shmancy episodes where we have a very special guest who is excelling in life and killing the game! So this week we having #10QsOverT with the wonderful Samantha Howard! Samantha is Founder of T&Coffee, a community project which provides safe alcohol-free spaces for the trans and gender diverse community. We discuss what inspired her to create such a cool project and what her post pandemic plans for it are! Sammies links: https://twitter.com/tncoffeelgbt, https://www.instagram.com/tncoffeelgbt/ and  https://www.tandcoffee.co.uk/. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
58:11 02/15/2021
Ep 26: Visibili-T
This episode is all about sharing our stories and breaking down barriers; we talk about how trans people are represented in the media and how that as affected us on a personal level. We also discuss how we feel about telling our own stories and how being open about our trans status effects our lives. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
61:10 02/09/2021
Ep 25: Legali-T
In this weeks episode we discuss laws that are used to further discriminate and ostracise trans people, from not being able to piss where you want, to not even being allowed to live as the authentic you in your own country. This one does get pretty deep but as always we try to put our own comedic slant on it! Hope you enjoy! Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
58:29 02/03/2021
Ep 24: ADICKtion
TRIGGER WARNING! It get's proper raw in this one; we talk about our experiences with addiction and what we do to manage them, whether it's scrolling on insta or not being able to say no to that 7th tinnie. We discuss the different forms that addiction takes and how being trans can correlate. Don't worry, there's always a few laughs along the way! Helpful links: https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/ https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/drug-addiction-getting-help/ https://www.earwolf.com/episode/why-is-abstinence-still-being-used-to-treat-addiction-w-dr-adi-jaffe/ https://www.netflix.com/title/81284247?s=i&trkid=13747225 https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/ 
63:32 01/28/2021
Ep 23: Positivi-T Pt. 2
Back at you with another sweet dose of positivity! It's hard to get out of a negative funk but talking through the things we're grateful for really helps, so with that being said; here's us just chatting about the good bit's of being trans. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
31:18 01/18/2021
Ep 22: Positivi-T Pt. 1
"It’s not all doom gloom and cry wanking in your room" - Driver, Leo, 2020. This week we take a look at the many positives that come with being trans. It is sometimes hard to see that there would be any positives at all but we dig them out and discuss them in this week’s positively positive podcast! Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
48:04 01/11/2021
Ep 21: Miley Cyrus Corona Virus Ft. Dr Elle
2020 is out and our new episode is in, back by popular demand we have the wonderful Dr. Elesha , NHS Junior Doctor in A&E and Sexual Wellness Doctor at Kandid ! On this episode we're swapping the sex toys for the surgical masks. We're chatting all things Rona as Dr. Elle explains to is what the fuck is going on with this bloody virus 👨🏻👨🏽👧🏼 The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support. Links to Kandid and Elesha’s socials: https://kandid.com/,  https://twitter.com/DrElesha and https://www.instagram.com/eleshav. 
52:49 12/30/2020
Ep 20: Festivi-T
Our first Christmas Special! And what a year it's been - from Corona to queerness, we discuss it all this Xmas for you! This ones just a fun year's round up with our stupid selves answering stupid questions, as always, hope you enjoy! Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
52:16 12/21/2020
Ep 19: Top Surgery (Getting A Load Off Our Chests)
As if you haven’t heard enough of Leo going on about his nipples being too close together, we’ve got a whole episode of him complaining about them! But not just that don’t worry; we talk about the ways you can go about getting surgery, the different types of surgery, and how painful the process is! (The answer is not very if you blag more morphine than you need off the nurse). Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
39:22 12/14/2020
Ep 18: Taking the Piss
Ever wondered what STP’s really work? Or what even is an STP?! Well you’re in luck because we’ll be answering those questions and many more in our own useless little way, here on Satch & Leo’s Transmission! Tune in for embarrassing stories of wetting ourselves all in the name of standing up to take a whiz.  Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
35:00 12/07/2020
Ep 17: 10QsOverT: Kate Nambiar
We were honoured to have a chat with Kate Nambiar - Doctor at the Gender Identity Clinic in London and Clinic T in Brighton; we talk trans sexual health and general trans healthcare with the infinitely articulate and intellectual Kate - Listen to the end if you want to hear Satch (almost) tear up at Kate's answer to our last Q.  Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
62:30 11/30/2020
Ep 16: Call Me By My Name
How does a name come about? How do we react when people ask us what our names used to be? Have people ever refused to call us by our names? Answers to those questions and many more as we chat through the naming process. You name it, we chat shit about it! Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
38:14 11/23/2020
Ep 15: Dating (Without A Ting)
Call us the Smoothie Brother’s because this episode is MEGA JUICY. This week we’re chatting about all of our failed dating escapades and awkward sex stories. We discuss how to navigate romance when you’re trans and suggest some helpful tips that we’ve found have done us good when it comes to dating. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
49:51 11/16/2020
Ep 14: 10QsOverT: Cole Daniel
We’re back with another episode! This week we’re asking #10QsOverT with Cole J Daniel! We talk about Cole’s endeavours within modelling, acting, trans advocacy and activism. We also talk about BLM and how it was important to get that bloody dickhead’s statue taken down in Cole’s hometown of Bristol! We also touch on the fact that his eyes are like pools of honey. Check it out! Cole’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIH0Gv22CFq_l5ohsG09NPA and his Instagram: https://www.gram.com/ltscoleinsta/. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
30:28 08/25/2020
Ep 13: Testosterone (ly Gone and Grown A Hairy Arse)
Just another one for you with just the two of us! In this one we have a chat about what happened when we started taking Testosterone. We let you know what happens and when it starts happening. Do you get a six pack and a voice like Johnny Cash? Nah but in Leo’s case you might get a hairy bum hole. By no means are we WebMD so as always take what we say with a pinch of Sustanon. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
34:57 08/17/2020
Ep 12: 10QsOverT: Trystan Reese
Our first ever TRANS-Atlantic guest! We interview the intelligent and illuminating Trystan Reese, where we talk about expanding what it means to be a man, his decision to physically give birth to his son, and trans issues overseas. We also make fun of each other's accents as always. Here's the link to Trystan's website: https://collaborate.consulting/. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
53:34 08/10/2020
Ep 11: SIS-GENDER
Another sister episode for you! In this one we interview Satch’s lovely sister, Chloe! We chat to her about what it was like growing up with a trans brother in a Christian family - we also talk about the amazing work that Chloe does with Pursuit - an awesome charity that helps fund education and other resources for underprivileged children in India. Then as she’s a huge Disney nerd we obviously had to ask... Who is the queerest Disney character?! You can check out Pursuit here: https://pursuitinternational.org/. As always here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ and some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/, https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact and  https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
43:06 08/03/2020
Ep 10: TRANS-Sister Radio
TRIGGER WARNING: We do deal with some tough topics in this one including suicide attempts and racial discrimination. This ones a special one; we're talking to Leo's lovely sister Danielle Haigh, chatting through what it was like growing up in God's own country. We talk through what it's like to be transgender siblings, why it is so important to be yourself, and why fish and chips is so much better up north than it is down south. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/. Here are some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/ https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
47:58 07/28/2020
Ep 9: A-MEN with Pastor Andrew Ramage
This one’s all about RELIGION! In this sparkly new episode featuring the lovely Pastor Andrew Ramage from The Metropolitan Community Church - we discuss Christianity, religion and LGBTQ+ people within it. We ask whether there is a heaven and a hell? Are churches generally more inclusive to LGBTQ+ now? We also discuss kinky role play because how can you not really. Here is the link to the MCC website if you would like to find out more: https://www.mccbrighton.org.uk/ Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ Here are some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/ https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
37:38 07/20/2020
Ep 8: FTM Fitness with Sam Barnes Lifestyle
In this episode we’ve got Sam Barnes, Online Coach and Personal Trainer here to answer our burning fitness questions! We ask him what’s the best exercises for trans men pre and post top surgery along with how we can manage our anxiety in male changing rooms. Sam also shows us what he’s made of by doing some push-ups, live! Check out this episode and we promise by the end of it you’ll be well on your way to having a six pack just like us. Here is the link to our sponsor, The Agora: https://agoraclinic.co.uk/ Here are some links if you are in need of support: https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/contact-us/ https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk/contact https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/get-support
30:04 07/13/2020