Crossroads

Hosted BySasha White

Welcome to the Crossroads interview series! My name is Sasha White, and I was fired for my tweets in August 2020. I was accused of “transphobia” by an anonymous user for my critiques of gender identity ideology, and my employer terminated me in under two hours. You can read that story in full detail here.
My goal is to explore the way censorship works not only to silence outspoken people but to influence ordinary people to censor themselves. I hope that this project will give a voice to opinions and perspectives that are not typically included in mainstream narratives.

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“A Lot of Adult Gays and Lesbians Quietly, Secretly Agree” -Arty Morty

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Arty Morty Arty Morty sits down with Sasha for an in depth conversation about what made him start to question gender identity ideology, the realizations that come with being outside the popular opinion of the cultural mainstream, the problems plaguing worthwhile social justice movements today, and so much more.

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“A Lot of Adult Gays and Lesbians Quietly, Secretly Agree” -Arty Morty

“Medical transitioning is no place for a child” -Scott Newgent

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Scott Newgent Scott Newgent joins me to speak about his transition story, why he is so outspoken against medically transitioning kids, and his organization, TRans Rational Educational Voices (TReVoices).

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“Medical transitioning is no place for a child” -Scott Newgent

Upper Hand Mars: Individuality over Ideology

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MarsMars joins Sasha for a discussion about choosing individuality over ideology, different ways of talking about gender, teenagers with dysphoria, and the value of getting out of your box and interpreting issues with nuance.

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Upper Hand Mars: Individuality over Ideology

Separating Fact From Fiction in Gender and Sex: Zach Elliott

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The Gender Paradox - Zack ElliotZach Elliott is the founder of the Paradox Institute, a science education group presenting contemporary sex difference research in short animated videos. He researches and writes about human sex differences and the biology of sex, and plans to pursue a Master of Science in Biology.

Zach joins Sasha to talk about his book, Gender Paradox, the origin of his interest in learning about sexual dimorphism, and his view that we should consider both social and biological factors when analyzing the differences between the sexes.

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Separating Fact From Fiction in Gender and Sex: Zach Elliott

Zach Elliott Dissects the ACLU’s Claims About Trans Athletes

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The Gender Paradox - Zack Elliot Zach Elliott is the founder of the Paradox Institute, a science education group presenting contemporary sex difference research in short animated videos. He researches and writes about human sex differences and the biology of sex, and plans to pursue a Master of Science in Biology.

Zach joins Sasha to thoroughly dissect a recent tweet thread by the American Civil Liberties Union, “Four Myths About Trans People in School Sports: Debunked.” We read through each “myth” presented by the ACLU and tried to give as impartial and rational a critique as we could. Zach explains why the “facts” about biological sex in the thread are misleading or downright incorrect. We also discuss the recent legal cases surrounding girl’s high school track teams. Zach gives one proposal for how to solve the issue of transgender people and sports teams, and we muse on the circularity and vagueness of many of the ACLU’s points.

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Zach Elliott Dissects the ACLU’s Claims About Trans Athletes

Sean P. McCarthy: r/WallStreetBets Should Scare the Elites

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Sean McCarthy Sean P. McCarthy is a comedian and co-host of the Grubstakers podcast, which covers the lives and misdeeds of billionaires. Sean joins me to talk about GameStop, Wall Street, populist movements, and why this story about the stock market should matter to all of us.

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Sean P. McCarthy: r/WallStreetBets Should Scare the Elites

Jodi Shaw on Smith College, Neo Racism, and Free Thinking

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Jodi Shaw Jodi sits down with Sasha to tell the story of how she came to be at the epicenter of a discussion about racial bias training and the nature of oppression and conformity. Jodi is a Student Support Coordinator in the Department of Residence Life at Smith College in Massachusetts, a women’s university which is also her alma mater. She is currently on paid leave.

On Oct 27 2020, Jodi posted a video on YouTube titled “Dear Smith College: I Have a Few Requests”, in which she addresses the “policies and initiatives” that she sees as creating “a divisive, racially hostile work environment”. Jodi specifies that she is a life-long liberal, but that she considers this a human issue of reducing people to racial categories.

Jodi joins me on Crossroads for an in-depth conversation about the courage it takes to speak out, how she sees this as a workplace conditions issue, and about the reaction she has received since making that first video.

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Jodi Shaw on Smith College, Neo Racism, and Free Thinking

Cancelled for Standing Up For Lesbians: Julia D. Robertson

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Julia D Robertson
Julia D. Robertson is an author and journalist. She has contributed to Huffington Post, AfterEllen, Quillette, Curve, Feminist Current and more. She also has her own website, The Velvet Chronicle.

She has been a long time critic of gender identity ideology, especially as it relates to the transing of young lesbians. She was an early voice of dissent around the idea that minors can consent to medical and surgical transition.

Her first novel, Beyond the Screen Door, was published by Flashpoint Publications (formerly Regal Crest) in 2016.

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Cancelled for Standing Up For Lesbians: Julia D. Robertson

Women are Being Gaslighted -Andreia Nobre

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Andreia Nobre Andreia Nobre is a journalist and radical feminist. She is also a comedienne and the author of several books, including her most recent one, The Grumpy Guide to Radical Feminism. She joins me for a funny, passionate, and insightful conversation to discuss her book, the gaslighting of women with the concept of “cisgender”, and many other elements of the state of feminism today.

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Women are Being Gaslighted -Andreia Nobre