Transgender, pageantry and politics
An interview with playwright-performer Nina Arsenault on CBS Metro Morning Radio

Transgendered performance artist Nina Arsenault discusses numerous issues including her work, the discourse around transgender and the politics of transgendered pageantry with CBC Metro Morning Radio. This fascinating discussion also includes guest Chase Joynt. Have a listen and post your feedback.

Link to broadcast, which was originally aired on May 1st.

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Who is Nina?
Transgendered playwright-performer, columnist, and sex worker Nina Arsenault has undergone more than sixty plastic surgeries in pursuit of a feminine beauty ideal. Nina and her work are the focus of a new book from Intellect edited by the award winning dramaturg Judith Rudakoff: TRANS(per)FORMING Nina Arsenault: An Unreasonable Body of Work is now available from all good retailers.

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