#33 Beyond the Binary with ALOK - BBQ Special

BBQ – Der Black Brown Queere Podcast von COSMO 08.08.2023 36:50 Min. Verfügbar bis 09.08.2025 COSMO Von Zuher Jazmati; Dominik Djialeu

ALOK is an international celebrity who has been drawing attention to a variety of issues surrounding queerness, gender and racism. ALOK is a U.S. citizen with Indian and Malaysian immigrant parents.

They are an author, comedian, speaker, poet, performance artist, fashion icon, and much more. Their latest book "Beyond the Gender Binary" has now been translated into German and is titled "Mehr als Binär". For the launch of the translated book and for their stand-up comedy show, ALOK came to Berlin, where Dominik and Zuher had the opportunity to do an exclusive interview with them for the BBQ Podcast! Where does ALOK get all their inspiration from? What is the role of ALOK's aunt, who was a leading queer and non-white activist in the US? Why are growing transphobic anti-gender movements and the visibility of trans and non-binary people so closely linked? How and why was ALOK able to forgive their abuser who physically assaulted them? And what does ALOK imagine a real and beautiful world to be? Hear this and much more in this special edition in #33 of the BBQ Podcast. Follow us on Instagram at instagram.com/bbq.podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Disclaimer: BBQ ist ab August 2023 ein Podcast von COSMO. Damit aber keine der alten Folgen verloren gehen, sind sie hier weiter im Feed verfügbar.


They are an author, comedian, speaker, poet, performance artist, fashion icon, and much more. Their latest book "Beyond the Gender Binary" has now been translated into German and is titled "Mehr als Binär". For the launch of the translated book and for their stand-up comedy show, ALOK came to Berlin, where Dominik and Zuher had the opportunity to do an exclusive interview with them for the BBQ Podcast!

Where does ALOK get all their inspiration from? What is the role of ALOK's aunt, who was a leading queer and non-white activist in the US? Why are growing transphobic anti-gender movements and the visibility of trans and non-binary people so closely linked? How and why was ALOK able to forgive their abuser who physically assaulted them? And what does ALOK imagine a real and beautiful world to be? Hear this and much more in this special edition in #33 of the BBQ Podcast.

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Disclaimer: BBQ ist ab August 2023 ein Podcast von COSMO. Damit aber keine der alten Folgen verloren gehen, sind sie hier weiter im Feed verfügbar.

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