Jess and Imani are joined by Ally Sheedy and her son Beckett Lansbury, a Title IX activist who is also transgender. They discuss the importance of asking someone for their pronouns, why Beckett decided to go public with his journey, and Ally's experience of parenting a child who is coming out as trans.
Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy discuss how a few key clauses in the Constitution are being deployed in new lawsuits to fend off the latest attacks on sexual rights and the Affordable Care Act's birth control benefit. Plus, satanists fight for abortion rights in Missouri and Imani reads the latest listener reviews.
Whether you're a doctor in a private room with a patient or a football player kneeling during the national anthem, legal precedents defining your speech rights are being debated and established all the way up to the Supreme Court. Boom! Lawyered will help you make sense of it all.
In the inaugural episode of Boom! Lawyered, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy discuss the big decisions the U.S. Supreme Court will make this fall on cases that address immigrant detention, President Trump's Muslim ban, Ohio voter roll purges, and whether or not evangelicals can refuse service to same sex-couples.