The Poet, The Buddhist, The Trans Warrior

Diana Goetsch talks about anti-gay and anti-trans attitudes within the American Buddhist community, how people fiercely protect the gender divide, and how her Vajrayāna practice sustained her during her transition. In between discussing these and other topics, she reads poetry from her eight collections, including the poem, Black People Can’t Swim, which merited her the 2012 Pushcart Prize.
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Aug

The Poet, The Buddhist, The Trans Warrior

The Poet, the Buddhist, the Trans Warrior

Esteemed poet Diana Goetsch talks about anti-gay and anti-trans attitudes within the American Buddhist community, how people fiercely protect the gender divide, and how her Vajrayāna practice sustained her during her transition.  In between discussing these and other topics, she reads poetry from her eight collections, including the poem, Black People Can’t Swim, which merited her  the 2012  Pushcart Prize.

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